The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cardiff region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 27 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 19 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.19% 5.20% 6.70%
As % of the Vendors category 13.97% 9.89% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 3
Average daily rate £339 £238 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.63% -36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £228 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £308 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+21.92% +20.37%
Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
136 91 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 37.16% 52.60% 43.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 55 44
Average daily rate £365 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Average hourly rate £53.75 £12.62 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.82% -12.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Oracle
South Wales

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) PL/SQL
3 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (21.88%) UNIX
4 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.88%) Maven
5 6 (18.75%) QA
5 6 (18.75%) Selenium
5 6 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (18.75%) Apache Ivy
5 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
5 6 (18.75%) Scrum
5 6 (18.75%) HP
5 6 (18.75%) Windows
5 6 (18.75%) SAP
5 6 (18.75%) Ant
5 6 (18.75%) Business Objects
6 5 (15.63%) Java
6 5 (15.63%) SOAP
6 5 (15.63%) Web Services
6 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (15.63%) SOA
6 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
6 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
6 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
6 5 (15.63%) SoapUI
6 5 (15.63%) JIRA
7 4 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Tuxedo
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP MII
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) 4G
1 4 (12.50%) 3G
1 4 (12.50%) 2G
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (9.38%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (9.38%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (9.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Star Schema
6 2 (6.25%) DataStage
6 2 (6.25%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Maven
2 6 (18.75%) Selenium
2 6 (18.75%) Apache Ivy
2 6 (18.75%) Ant
3 5 (15.63%) SoapUI
3 5 (15.63%) JIRA
4 4 (12.50%) eggPlant
4 4 (12.50%) Toad
4 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.25%) Subversion
5 2 (6.25%) JUnit
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.13%) Gradle
6 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.13%) JBehave
6 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Developer
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) QA Leader
2 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Business Objects Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Leader
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Server Support
4 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) SOAP
1 5 (15.63%) Web Services
2 4 (12.50%) REST
2 4 (12.50%) WAP
2 4 (12.50%) J2ME
3 3 (9.38%) XML
3 3 (9.38%) HTML
3 3 (9.38%) SAP XI
4 2 (6.25%) MDX
4 2 (6.25%) WebCenter
4 2 (6.25%) SAP Basis
4 2 (6.25%) CSS
5 1 (3.13%) JDBC
5 1 (3.13%) JSP
5 1 (3.13%) XSLT
5 1 (3.13%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) J2EE
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (12.50%) Handset
3 2 (6.25%) SCADA
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) GIS
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) UNIX
2 6 (18.75%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Scrum
3 5 (15.63%) SOA
3 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
4 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
4 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 4 (12.50%) ETL
4 4 (12.50%) UML
5 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.13%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 10 (31.25%) PL/SQL
3 5 (15.63%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) R
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) VBA
5 1 (3.13%) XQuery
5 1 (3.13%) Groovy
5 1 (3.13%) Korn
5 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) HND
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (3.13%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) HP
2 6 (18.75%) SAP
2 6 (18.75%) Business Objects
3 4 (12.50%) Sun
3 4 (12.50%) Apple
4 3 (9.38%) Informatica
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) FatWire
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