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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 7 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing Oracle 56 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.51% 6.11% 8.06%
As % of the Vendors category 32.56% 16.90% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 21 16
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£275 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £210 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.34%
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
172 142 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 44.56% 36.13% 48.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 87 81
Average daily rate £325 £345 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +16.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £202 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £424 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 July 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 July 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 34 (42.50%) Relational Database
2 33 (41.25%) Java
3 31 (38.75%) HTTP
4 29 (36.25%) Oracle Database
5 26 (32.50%) SQL
6 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 24 (30.00%) MySQL
7 24 (30.00%) HTML
7 24 (30.00%) XML
8 23 (28.75%) Web Services
8 23 (28.75%) Spring
9 22 (27.50%) Web Development
9 22 (27.50%) JPA
9 22 (27.50%) OO
9 22 (27.50%) JDBC
9 22 (27.50%) JSP
9 22 (27.50%) SOAP
9 22 (27.50%) Struts
9 22 (27.50%) AngularJS
10 20 (25.00%) PL/SQL
11 19 (23.75%) JBoss
12 18 (22.50%) Linux
13 17 (21.25%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
15 15 (18.75%) Maven
16 14 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (17.50%) ETL
16 14 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
17 13 (16.25%) Microsoft

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (23.75%) JBoss
2 9 (11.25%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.75%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (3.75%) Apache
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.50%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (38.75%) HTTP
2 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (42.50%) Relational Database
2 29 (36.25%) Oracle Database
3 24 (30.00%) MySQL
4 17 (21.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (15.00%) RDBMS
8 11 (13.75%) Oracle9i Database
9 9 (11.25%) DB2
9 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (10.00%) SQLPlus
11 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
14 1 (1.25%) QlikView
14 1 (1.25%) Adabas
14 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Maven
2 11 (13.75%) Jenkins
3 10 (12.50%) Toad
4 8 (10.00%) JMeter
4 8 (10.00%) Selenium
4 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (7.50%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (7.50%) Eclipse
6 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.00%) Subversion
8 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.75%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.75%) MSBuild
9 2 (2.50%) Hudson
9 2 (2.50%) Apache Continuum
9 2 (2.50%) Rational Application Developer
9 2 (2.50%) JDeveloper
10 1 (1.25%) JUnit
General
1 7 (8.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (50.00%) Developer
2 25 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Tester
4 9 (11.25%) Architect
5 7 (8.75%) Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Data Architect
6 6 (7.50%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Middleware Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Middleware Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) AWS Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Automated Tester
10 2 (2.50%) Scala Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) HTML
1 24 (30.00%) XML
2 23 (28.75%) Web Services
2 23 (28.75%) Spring
3 22 (27.50%) JPA
3 22 (27.50%) AngularJS
3 22 (27.50%) JDBC
3 22 (27.50%) JSP
3 22 (27.50%) SOAP
3 22 (27.50%) Struts
4 13 (16.25%) Middleware
5 11 (13.75%) .NET
5 11 (13.75%) J2EE
6 9 (11.25%) WCF
7 8 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 8 (10.00%) LINQ
7 8 (10.00%) Entity Framework
8 6 (7.50%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (6.25%) WebCenter
9 5 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) GIS
1 6 (7.50%) Taxonomies
2 4 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.50%) Linux
2 9 (11.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (10.00%) Windows
4 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.50%) UNIX
6 1 (1.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.50%) OO
2 22 (27.50%) Web Development
3 14 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (17.50%) ETL
4 12 (15.00%) Scrum
5 11 (13.75%) Data Management
6 9 (11.25%) JVM Tuning
7 8 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.75%) OOP
8 7 (8.75%) Unit Testing
9 6 (7.50%) Data Migration
9 6 (7.50%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (7.50%) Data Governance
9 6 (7.50%) Data Modelling
9 6 (7.50%) Migration
10 5 (6.25%) TDD
10 5 (6.25%) Performance Testing
11 4 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.25%) Java
2 26 (32.50%) SQL
3 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 11 (13.75%) C#
6 9 (11.25%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.00%) Ruby
8 2 (2.50%) C++
8 2 (2.50%) Scala
9 1 (1.25%) COBOL
9 1 (1.25%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.25%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.25%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.75%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (3.75%) IBM
4 2 (2.50%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.25%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 17 days ago