The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 25 42 29
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.03% 0.29% 1.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.49% 1.43% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
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£375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +38.46%
Oracle Database
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
87 70 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 35.08% 20.47% 36.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 52 46
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.70 £28.88 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.31% +209.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Database across the Cardiff region.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Oracle Database also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Database.

1 32 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 32 (100.00%) SQL
1 32 (100.00%) Oracle
2 29 (90.63%) Oracle9i Database
3 28 (87.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 25 (78.13%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 4 (12.50%) OOP
6 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
6 4 (12.50%) Windows
6 4 (12.50%) .NET
6 4 (12.50%) C#
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.50%) WCF
6 4 (12.50%) LINQ
6 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 3 (9.38%) Analytics
7 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (9.38%) Database Tuning
7 3 (9.38%) Korn
7 3 (9.38%) Perl
7 3 (9.38%) AIX
7 3 (9.38%) SLA

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Oracle Database also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (90.63%) Oracle9i Database
2 28 (87.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.25%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Microstrategy Developer
3 10 (31.25%) AWS Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Consultant
4 5 (15.63%) MicroStrategy Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.38%) DBA
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 4 (12.50%) WCF
1 4 (12.50%) LINQ
1 4 (12.50%) Entity Framework
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) AIX
2 3 (9.38%) UNIX
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
1 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
1 4 (12.50%) OOP
2 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (9.38%) Database Tuning
2 3 (9.38%) Analytics
2 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.25%) MVVM
3 2 (6.25%) Scrum
3 2 (6.25%) UML
4 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 32 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) Perl
3 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Oracle
2 25 (78.13%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) Remedy