The table below looks at the statistics 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 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 45 60 42
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 20 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.29% 0.94% 0.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.11% 3.95% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £253 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.51% -8.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £322 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.16% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -19.46%
Oracle Database
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
180 152 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.61% 23.94% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 118 60
Average daily rate £328 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.93% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.80 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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 +12 20 £375 +50.00%
Oracle Database
Wales

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 17 (56.67%) JBoss
2 17 (56.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (43.33%) Maven
4 11 (36.67%) PL/SQL
4 11 (36.67%) SQL
4 11 (36.67%) Oracle9i Database
5 9 (30.00%) Tomcat
5 9 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 9 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 9 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (30.00%) JVM Tuning
6 8 (26.67%) Entity Framework
6 8 (26.67%) LINQ
6 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 8 (26.67%) Selenium
6 8 (26.67%) Middleware
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (26.67%) HTTP
6 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 8 (26.67%) DNS
6 8 (26.67%) .NET
6 8 (26.67%) J2EE
6 8 (26.67%) C#
6 8 (26.67%) Windows
6 8 (26.67%) JMeter

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 17 (56.67%) JBoss
2 9 (30.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) HTTP
1 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
1 8 (26.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (36.67%) Oracle9i Database
3 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Maven
2 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (26.67%) Selenium
3 8 (26.67%) JMeter
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
6 3 (10.00%) Subversion
6 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (10.00%) MSBuild
6 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Middleware Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Tester
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Automated Tester
6 2 (6.67%) AWS Developer
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
1 8 (26.67%) J2EE
1 8 (26.67%) Middleware
1 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
1 8 (26.67%) LINQ
1 8 (26.67%) Entity Framework
2 7 (23.33%) WCF
3 5 (16.67%) WinForms
4 3 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (26.67%) Windows
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
1 9 (30.00%) JVM Tuning
2 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
3 7 (23.33%) OOP
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.00%) MVVM
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) UML
6 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Line Management
7 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.33%) Coaching
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL
7 1 (3.33%) Data Management
7 1 (3.33%) ERP
7 1 (3.33%) EAI
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) PL/SQL
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 8 (26.67%) C#
4 6 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) MicroStrategy