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 28 August 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.

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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 6 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 68 25 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.89% 6.76% 12.54%
As % of the Vendors category 30.22% 20.33% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 16 27
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£308 £294 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £145.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
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
225 123 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 52.57% 33.24% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 73 92
Average daily rate £359 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 44 (47.83%) Java
2 39 (42.39%) HTTP
3 35 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (38.04%) SQL
4 32 (34.78%) Oracle Database
4 32 (34.78%) Relational Database
5 30 (32.61%) HTML
6 29 (31.52%) JavaScript
6 29 (31.52%) Web Services
6 29 (31.52%) Linux
7 26 (28.26%) MySQL
8 24 (26.09%) XML
9 23 (25.00%) Spring
10 22 (23.91%) Web Development
10 22 (23.91%) OO
10 22 (23.91%) JDBC
10 22 (23.91%) JSP
10 22 (23.91%) SOAP
10 22 (23.91%) Struts
10 22 (23.91%) PL/SQL
10 22 (23.91%) AngularJS
10 22 (23.91%) JPA
11 21 (22.83%) JBoss
12 20 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (19.57%) SQL Server
13 18 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
14 17 (18.48%) Maven
15 16 (17.39%) JMeter
16 15 (16.30%) Middleware
17 14 (15.22%) Data Warehouse

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 21 (22.83%) JBoss
2 11 (11.96%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (3.26%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.26%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (3.26%) Apache
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.17%) WildFly
6 1 (1.09%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.09%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (42.39%) HTTP
2 10 (10.87%) TCP/IP
2 10 (10.87%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.78%) Oracle Database
1 32 (34.78%) Relational Database
2 26 (28.26%) MySQL
3 20 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
4 18 (19.57%) SQL Server
5 14 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (13.04%) Oracle Database 12c
7 11 (11.96%) Oracle9i Database
7 11 (11.96%) DB2
8 10 (10.87%) RDBMS
8 10 (10.87%) SQLPlus
9 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.09%) QlikView
11 1 (1.09%) Adabas
11 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (18.48%) Maven
2 16 (17.39%) JMeter
3 13 (14.13%) Jenkins
4 12 (13.04%) Toad
5 10 (10.87%) Selenium
5 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (7.61%) Cucumber
7 6 (6.52%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (6.52%) Eclipse
7 6 (6.52%) SoapUI
8 4 (4.35%) Subversion
9 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.26%) JIRA
9 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.26%) WebDriver
9 3 (3.26%) MSBuild
10 2 (2.17%) Rational Application Developer
10 2 (2.17%) Hudson
10 2 (2.17%) Apache Continuum
General
1 12 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (1.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (41.30%) Developer
2 25 (27.17%) Java Developer
3 17 (18.48%) Tester
4 11 (11.96%) Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) Test Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) Architect
6 6 (6.52%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Middleware Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Performance Tester
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Consultant
8 4 (4.35%) Data Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Performance Test Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Middleware Consultant
9 3 (3.26%) DBA
10 2 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.61%) HTML
2 29 (31.52%) Web Services
3 24 (26.09%) XML
4 23 (25.00%) Spring
5 22 (23.91%) JPA
5 22 (23.91%) AngularJS
5 22 (23.91%) JDBC
5 22 (23.91%) JSP
5 22 (23.91%) SOAP
5 22 (23.91%) Struts
6 15 (16.30%) Middleware
7 13 (14.13%) J2EE
8 8 (8.70%) .NET
8 8 (8.70%) LINQ
8 8 (8.70%) Entity Framework
8 8 (8.70%) .NET Framework
9 7 (7.61%) WCF
10 6 (6.52%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (5.43%) WebCenter
11 5 (5.43%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.35%) NHS
1 4 (4.35%) GIS
1 4 (4.35%) Taxonomies
2 1 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.52%) Linux
2 11 (11.96%) UNIX
2 11 (11.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (8.70%) Windows
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.91%) Web Development
2 22 (23.91%) OO
3 18 (19.57%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (15.22%) ETL
5 12 (13.04%) Data Management
6 11 (11.96%) Scrum
6 11 (11.96%) JVM Tuning
7 10 (10.87%) Data Modelling
7 10 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (9.78%) Performance Testing
9 8 (8.70%) Automated Testing
10 7 (7.61%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.61%) OOP
11 6 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (5.43%) Test Scripting
12 5 (5.43%) UML
12 5 (5.43%) Automation Testing
13 4 (4.35%) Data Governance
13 4 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (47.83%) Java
2 35 (38.04%) SQL
3 29 (31.52%) JavaScript
4 22 (23.91%) PL/SQL
5 11 (11.96%) Shell Script
6 9 (9.78%) BeanShell
7 8 (8.70%) C#
8 4 (4.35%) Ruby
9 2 (2.17%) Scala
10 1 (1.09%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.09%) NATURAL
10 1 (1.09%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
1 11 (11.96%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.26%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (3.26%) IBM
3 2 (2.17%) SAP
3 2 (2.17%) Micro Focus
4 1 (1.09%) Tableau
4 1 (1.09%) Informatica
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