The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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.

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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 21 11 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs citing Oracle 25 35 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.56% 12.54% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 26.32% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 1
Average daily rate
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£294 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
Oracle
South Wales

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

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
125 133 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.81% 47.67% 47.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 92 38
Average daily rate £315 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £221 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £475 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £13.50 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.60 £15.10 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Oracle 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.

1 17 (35.42%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) Web Services
3 14 (29.17%) Java
4 13 (27.08%) Scrum
5 12 (25.00%) SOAP
6 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (22.92%) Maven
7 9 (18.75%) Linux
7 9 (18.75%) Ant
7 9 (18.75%) Selenium
7 9 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 9 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (18.75%) REST
7 9 (18.75%) Apache Ivy
8 8 (16.67%) Mobile App
8 8 (16.67%) SoapUI
8 8 (16.67%) JIRA
8 8 (16.67%) XML
8 8 (16.67%) UNIX
8 8 (16.67%) HP
8 8 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 8 (16.67%) Middleware
9 7 (14.58%) Finance
9 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
9 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.58%) QA
10 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 6 (12.50%) Manual Testing
10 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Oracle 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.50%) Apache
2 5 (10.42%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.08%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.08%) Agresso
1 1 (2.08%) SAP SRM
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) 3G
1 6 (12.50%) 2G
1 6 (12.50%) 4G
2 4 (8.33%) HTTP
3 2 (4.17%) SSL
3 2 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
1 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.42%) Pentaho
3 5 (10.42%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.25%) DataStage
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.25%) Star Schema
4 3 (6.25%) OLAP
4 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (4.17%) MySQL
5 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Maven
2 9 (18.75%) Selenium
2 9 (18.75%) Ant
2 9 (18.75%) Apache Ivy
3 8 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 8 (16.67%) JIRA
4 6 (12.50%) Toad
4 6 (12.50%) LoadRunner
4 6 (12.50%) eggPlant
5 5 (10.42%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (6.25%) JUnit
6 3 (6.25%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.17%) Hudson
7 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.17%) Mercurial
7 2 (4.17%) JBehave
7 2 (4.17%) Subversion
7 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.08%) TestNG
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Developer
2 6 (12.50%) QA Leader
3 5 (10.42%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Leader
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (6.25%) DBA
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Data Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Middleware Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Automated Test Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) Web Services
2 12 (25.00%) SOAP
3 9 (18.75%) REST
4 8 (16.67%) XML
4 8 (16.67%) Middleware
5 6 (12.50%) J2ME
5 6 (12.50%) WAP
6 5 (10.42%) HTML
6 5 (10.42%) Apache Camel
6 5 (10.42%) Hibernate
6 5 (10.42%) JSON
7 4 (8.33%) RESTful
8 3 (6.25%) WebCenter
8 3 (6.25%) MDX
8 3 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (6.25%) J2EE
8 3 (6.25%) Spring
9 2 (4.17%) Tapestry
9 2 (4.17%) HTML5
9 2 (4.17%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.50%) Handset
3 5 (10.42%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Data Integration
4 3 (6.25%) Statistics
5 2 (4.17%) Taxonomies
5 2 (4.17%) iSeries
5 2 (4.17%) LPAR
5 2 (4.17%) Open Source
5 2 (4.17%) GIS
6 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.08%) AS400
6 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Linux
2 8 (16.67%) UNIX
3 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.25%) Windows
5 2 (4.17%) AIX
6 1 (2.08%) Solaris
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Scrum
2 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 8 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 6 (12.50%) ETL
5 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 6 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 6 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 5 (10.42%) TDD
6 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.42%) SOA
7 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.33%) UML
7 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.33%) Cyber Security
8 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.25%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.25%) OO
9 2 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) SQL
2 14 (29.17%) Java
3 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.17%) XQuery
5 2 (4.17%) XPath
5 2 (4.17%) Groovy
5 2 (4.17%) Scala
5 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.08%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) C++
6 1 (2.08%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) IIBA
3 2 (4.17%) ISEB
3 2 (4.17%) PMP
3 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) HP
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) Sun
3 6 (12.50%) IBM
3 6 (12.50%) Apple
4 5 (10.42%) Talend
4 5 (10.42%) JBoss
5 4 (8.33%) Business Objects
5 4 (8.33%) VMware
5 4 (8.33%) Informatica
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.17%) SAP
6 2 (4.17%) EMC
7 1 (2.08%) Guidewire
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