The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Financials 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 Financials over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Financials
Rank 60 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle Financials 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.18% 0.21% 1.55%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.57% 3.45% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£385 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £475
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -13.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
- +63.63%
Oracle Financials
Wales

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

Business Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
28 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.92% 6.21% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 19
Average daily rate £350 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £49.50 £19.17 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.21% +6.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -35.71%

Oracle Financials
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Oracle Financials Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Oracle Financials
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Oracle Financials Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Oracle Financials
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Oracle Financials Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Oracle Financials
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Oracle Financials 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 Financials.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) iSeries
1 5 (100.00%) TestNG
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) AS400
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Informatica
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (40.00%) JMeter
4 2 (40.00%) Test Management
4 2 (40.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) BDD

Oracle Financials
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Oracle Financials 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 Financials. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) TestNG
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (40.00%) JMeter
4 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) JUnit
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) Ant
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) Maven
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Trainer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) iSeries
2 4 (80.00%) AS400
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Test Management
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) Informatica