The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South Wales 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 52 44 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 9 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.49% 0.70% 4.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.92% 3.37% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 11
Average daily rate
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£255 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% -38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £235 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £395 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
152 89 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.17% 20.75% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 65 78
Average daily rate £385 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £15.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Oracle Database
Wales

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Database across the South Wales region.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database across the South Wales region.

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 5 £250 - 4
Newport -12 3 £350 -17.64%
Torfaen - - - -
Oracle Database
Wales

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Oracle Database 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 Database.

1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) SOA
5 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (25.00%) Middleware
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) UML
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) XSLT
5 3 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
5 3 (25.00%) WebCenter
5 3 (25.00%) Spring Batch
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) JPA
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Spring
5 3 (25.00%) JSF
5 3 (25.00%) Maven

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Oracle Database 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 Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) ClearQuest
3 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) CRM Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) Middleware
2 3 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) XSLT
2 3 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
2 3 (25.00%) WebCenter
2 3 (25.00%) Spring Batch
2 3 (25.00%) JPA
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
2 3 (25.00%) JSF
2 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (16.67%) Ajax
3 2 (16.67%) Facelets
3 2 (16.67%) XHTML
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) JRockit
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Use Case
4 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) OOD
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Informatica
3 1 (8.33%) Business Objects