The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Oracle
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 14 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 7 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.79% 8.33% 14.96%
As % of the Vendors category 10.77% 17.39% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 11
Median daily rate £475 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £390 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £520 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +3.89%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Watford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 65 46 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 53.72% 47.92% 53.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 29
Median daily rate £425 £525 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.04% +35.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £278 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% +4.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Oracle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Watford

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle in Watford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Watford

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Watford over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Watford

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle in Watford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 6 (66.67%) Retail
2 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (33.33%) Middleware
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) E-business
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Merchandise Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Business Process Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Teradata
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) Logistic Regression
5 1 (11.11%) Neural Network
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (11.11%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) DataStage
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) HBase
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Applications Functional Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Server Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) SOA Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Business Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) NumPy
2 1 (11.11%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Business Process Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) E-business
2 2 (22.22%) Merchandise Planning
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Budget Control
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Logistic Regression
3 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
3 1 (11.11%) Neural Network
3 1 (11.11%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) R
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Teradata
2 1 (11.11%) Workday