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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 13 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 37 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.75% 6.70% 6.54%
As % of the Vendors category 23.13% 14.85% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £372 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.52% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £31.20 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+20.59% -8.23%
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
160 101 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 50.79% 45.09% 52.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 70 57
Average daily rate £375 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% +0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £90.00 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.22% +865.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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
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 23 January 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 33 (50.77%) SQL
2 32 (49.23%) Oracle Database
3 30 (46.15%) PL/SQL
4 28 (43.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 25 (38.46%) MicroStrategy
5 25 (38.46%) Oracle9i Database
6 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (24.62%) XML
8 15 (23.08%) Java
9 13 (20.00%) UML
10 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
10 12 (18.46%) Web Services
11 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (15.38%) SOA
12 9 (13.85%) UNIX
13 8 (12.31%) REST
14 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
14 7 (10.77%) SOAP
14 7 (10.77%) HTML
15 6 (9.23%) WebLogic
15 6 (9.23%) HP
15 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
15 6 (9.23%) Scrum
15 6 (9.23%) User Stories
15 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (9.23%) Open Source
16 5 (7.69%) HTML5
16 5 (7.69%) Finance
16 5 (7.69%) Migration
16 5 (7.69%) ISEB

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (9.23%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.08%) Tuxedo
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.54%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.54%) Staffware
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (49.23%) Oracle Database
2 28 (43.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 25 (38.46%) Oracle9i Database
4 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
5 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
6 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
8 3 (4.62%) DB2
9 2 (3.08%) SQLPlus
9 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) Toad
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.08%) Concordion
3 1 (1.54%) Maven
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Marketing
2 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.08%) Electronics
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Developer
2 12 (18.46%) Architect
3 11 (16.92%) Microstrategy Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Technical Architect
5 7 (10.77%) Consultant
5 7 (10.77%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) MicroStrategy Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (6.15%) DBA
8 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.62%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (3.08%) UML Business Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Perl Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.62%) XML
2 12 (18.46%) Web Services
3 8 (12.31%) REST
4 7 (10.77%) SOAP
4 7 (10.77%) HTML
5 5 (7.69%) HTML5
5 5 (7.69%) .NET
6 4 (6.15%) Middleware
6 4 (6.15%) JSON
6 4 (6.15%) Hibernate
6 4 (6.15%) jQuery
7 3 (4.62%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (4.62%) WebCenter
7 3 (4.62%) Spring
8 2 (3.08%) CSS
8 2 (3.08%) Ajax
8 2 (3.08%) Mojolicious
8 2 (3.08%) RESTful
8 2 (3.08%) iXBRL
9 1 (1.54%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Open Source
2 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) DTV
3 2 (3.08%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.08%) Taxonomies
3 2 (3.08%) GIS
3 2 (3.08%) LPAR
4 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) UNIX
2 5 (7.69%) AIX
3 4 (6.15%) Windows
3 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.00%) UML
3 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (15.38%) SOA
4 6 (9.23%) Scrum
4 6 (9.23%) User Stories
5 5 (7.69%) Migration
6 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.15%) OO
6 4 (6.15%) ETL
6 4 (6.15%) TDD
6 4 (6.15%) Validation
6 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.62%) Use Case
7 3 (4.62%) Database Tuning
7 3 (4.62%) Analytics
7 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.62%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (4.62%) Software Asset Management
7 3 (4.62%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.77%) SQL
2 30 (46.15%) PL/SQL
3 15 (23.08%) Java
4 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 5 (7.69%) Perl
5 3 (4.62%) Korn
5 3 (4.62%) PHP
6 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) ISEB
2 2 (3.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (3.08%) CBAP
3 1 (1.54%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) CISA
3 1 (1.54%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) COSO
2 1 (1.54%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.08%) NFS
3 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (4.62%) HP UCMDB
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.08%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (38.46%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (9.23%) HP
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.62%) VMware
3 3 (4.62%) Progress
3 3 (4.62%) Remedy
3 3 (4.62%) SAP
4 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.08%) Informatica
4 2 (3.08%) IBM
4 2 (3.08%) EMC
5 1 (1.54%) Zend
5 1 (1.54%) BEA