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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 10 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 30 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.56% 4.75% 6.06%
As % of the Vendors category 18.87% 10.77% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +68.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +87.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -1.51%
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
159 130 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 55.99% 44.07% 56.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 91 53
Average daily rate £375 £353 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Average hourly rate £22.00 £53.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.06% +411.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.40 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £90.00 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 35 (60.34%) SQL
2 30 (51.72%) PL/SQL
2 30 (51.72%) Oracle Database
3 28 (48.28%) Oracle Database 10g
4 25 (43.10%) MicroStrategy
4 25 (43.10%) Oracle9i Database
5 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (22.41%) UML
7 12 (20.69%) XML
7 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
8 11 (18.97%) Java
9 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (13.79%) SOA
10 8 (13.79%) .NET
10 8 (13.79%) Web Services
11 7 (12.07%) UNIX
11 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
12 6 (10.34%) User Stories
12 6 (10.34%) REST
12 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
12 6 (10.34%) HP
12 6 (10.34%) SOAP
13 5 (8.62%) ISEB
13 5 (8.62%) MVC
13 5 (8.62%) Migration
14 4 (6.90%) Finance
14 4 (6.90%) JIRA
14 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (6.90%) ETL
14 4 (6.90%) HTML

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.72%) Apache
2 1 (1.72%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.72%) Staffware
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (51.72%) Oracle Database
2 28 (48.28%) Oracle Database 10g
3 25 (43.10%) Oracle9i Database
4 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
5 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.45%) DB2
7 2 (3.45%) SQLPlus
7 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.45%) Toad
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.72%) Concordion
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.45%) Electronics
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) Microstrategy Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Technical Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) MicroStrategy Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) DBA
7 4 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Tester
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Data Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (3.45%) UML Business Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) XML
2 8 (13.79%) .NET
2 8 (13.79%) Web Services
3 6 (10.34%) REST
3 6 (10.34%) SOAP
4 4 (6.90%) HTML
5 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.17%) jQuery
5 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.17%) HTML5
6 2 (3.45%) WCF
6 2 (3.45%) Ajax
6 2 (3.45%) CSS
7 1 (1.72%) Middleware
7 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.72%) Spring
7 1 (1.72%) Java EE
7 1 (1.72%) JSON
7 1 (1.72%) Mojolicious
7 1 (1.72%) Moose
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Open Source
2 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) Taxonomies
3 2 (3.45%) DTV
3 2 (3.45%) GIS
4 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) UNIX
2 4 (6.90%) Windows
3 3 (5.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.41%) UML
3 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (13.79%) SOA
5 6 (10.34%) User Stories
6 5 (8.62%) MVC
6 5 (8.62%) Migration
7 4 (6.90%) ETL
7 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.17%) Validation
8 3 (5.17%) Analytics
8 3 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (5.17%) Software Asset Management
8 3 (5.17%) ITIL
8 3 (5.17%) OO
8 3 (5.17%) Scrum
8 3 (5.17%) TDD
8 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (60.34%) SQL
2 30 (51.72%) PL/SQL
3 11 (18.97%) Java
4 4 (6.90%) Perl
5 3 (5.17%) PHP
5 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.17%) Korn
5 3 (5.17%) C#
6 2 (3.45%) C++
6 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) ISEB
2 2 (3.45%) CBAP
2 2 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.72%) CISSP
3 1 (1.72%) CISA
3 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) COBIT
2 1 (1.72%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (5.17%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) HP
3 3 (5.17%) SAP
3 3 (5.17%) Progress
3 3 (5.17%) Remedy
4 2 (3.45%) Informatica
5 1 (1.72%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) Zend
5 1 (1.72%) BEA