The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 19 September 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.

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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 17 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 50 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.74% 11.34% 9.45%
As % of the Vendors category 26.04% 23.36% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £234 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £83.75 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
Oracle
Wales

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

Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
192 214 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 33.57% 48.53% 42.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 137 83
Average daily rate £350 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.58 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.41% -5.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.43 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £16.73 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Oracle
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Oracle Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

Oracle
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 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 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 -11 28 £350 +27.27% 13
Newport -4 10 £363 +16.00% 2
Bridgend -2 2 £375 +58.73% 1
Torfaen - - - -
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Wales

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 38 (39.18%) SQL
2 34 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (32.99%) SQL Server
4 28 (28.87%) XML
5 27 (27.84%) Microsoft
5 27 (27.84%) Security Cleared
6 26 (26.80%) Java
7 24 (24.74%) Web Services
8 20 (20.62%) SOAP
8 20 (20.62%) Relational Database
9 18 (18.56%) SC Cleared
10 17 (17.53%) Scrum
10 17 (17.53%) REST
11 16 (16.49%) Windows
12 15 (15.46%) .NET
12 15 (15.46%) Finance
13 14 (14.43%) UML
13 14 (14.43%) Oracle Database
14 13 (13.40%) Maven
15 12 (12.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (12.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (12.37%) UNIX
15 12 (12.37%) MySQL
16 11 (11.34%) Linux
16 11 (11.34%) IBM
16 11 (11.34%) Selenium
16 11 (11.34%) HP Quality Center
17 10 (10.31%) Red Gate
17 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (10.31%) Test Automation

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 9 (9.28%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.15%) Apache
3 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.06%) Tuxedo
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.03%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Project
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.06%) Agresso
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.03%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Office 365
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) SAN
2 4 (4.12%) 2G
2 4 (4.12%) 3G
2 4 (4.12%) HTTP
2 4 (4.12%) 4G
3 2 (2.06%) Internet
3 2 (2.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.99%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.62%) Relational Database
3 14 (14.43%) Oracle Database
4 12 (12.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (12.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (12.37%) MySQL
5 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (9.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (7.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (6.19%) RDBMS
9 5 (5.15%) Hadoop
9 5 (5.15%) Pentaho
9 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (4.12%) Star Schema
10 4 (4.12%) MongoDB
11 3 (3.09%) NoSQL
12 2 (2.06%) QlikView
12 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (2.06%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (13.40%) Maven
2 11 (11.34%) Selenium
3 10 (10.31%) Ant
4 8 (8.25%) JIRA
5 7 (7.22%) Apache Ivy
6 6 (6.19%) SoapUI
6 6 (6.19%) WebDriver
7 5 (5.15%) JUnit
7 5 (5.15%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (5.15%) TestNG
8 4 (4.12%) Subversion
8 4 (4.12%) LoadRunner
8 4 (4.12%) Toad
8 4 (4.12%) eggPlant
9 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.06%) JMeter
10 2 (2.06%) Bugzilla
10 2 (2.06%) Concordion
General
1 15 (15.46%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.06%) Local Government
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.03%) Electronics
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (26.80%) Developer
2 15 (15.46%) Architect
3 13 (13.40%) DBA
4 11 (11.34%) Technical Architect
5 10 (10.31%) Analyst
6 9 (9.28%) SQL DBA
7 8 (8.25%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.19%) C++ Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.15%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Oracle DBA
10 4 (4.12%) Lead Software Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Tester
10 4 (4.12%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Administrator
10 4 (4.12%) Test Leader
10 4 (4.12%) QA Leader
11 3 (3.09%) Middleware Consultant
11 3 (3.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.87%) XML
2 24 (24.74%) Web Services
3 20 (20.62%) SOAP
4 17 (17.53%) REST
5 15 (15.46%) .NET
6 10 (10.31%) Middleware
6 10 (10.31%) HTML
7 8 (8.25%) Hibernate
8 6 (6.19%) JSON
8 6 (6.19%) Spring
9 5 (5.15%) Apache Camel
9 5 (5.15%) J2EE
10 4 (4.12%) .NET Framework
10 4 (4.12%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (4.12%) JPA
10 4 (4.12%) J2ME
10 4 (4.12%) XSLT
10 4 (4.12%) WAP
10 4 (4.12%) RESTful
10 4 (4.12%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) Open Source
2 6 (6.19%) iSeries
2 6 (6.19%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.15%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.12%) Statistics
4 4 (4.12%) Handset
4 4 (4.12%) AS400
4 4 (4.12%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.06%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.06%) LPAR
6 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.06%) GIS
6 2 (2.06%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.03%) NHS
7 1 (1.03%) DTV
7 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.49%) Windows
2 12 (12.37%) UNIX
3 11 (11.34%) Linux
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.06%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.06%) AIX
5 2 (2.06%) Solaris
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.53%) Scrum
3 14 (14.43%) UML
4 10 (10.31%) Test Automation
5 8 (8.25%) TDD
5 8 (8.25%) ETL
5 8 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (7.22%) Automation Testing
6 7 (7.22%) Project Management
6 7 (7.22%) SOA
7 6 (6.19%) Automated Testing
7 6 (6.19%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.19%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.19%) OO
7 6 (6.19%) Regression Testing
8 5 (5.15%) Coaching
8 5 (5.15%) Data Analysis
8 5 (5.15%) Migration
9 4 (4.12%) Test Management
9 4 (4.12%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.18%) SQL
2 26 (26.80%) Java
3 6 (6.19%) PL/SQL
3 6 (6.19%) C#
3 6 (6.19%) C++
4 5 (5.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.15%) VC++
5 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.09%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.06%) XPath
6 2 (2.06%) Groovy
6 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.06%) Perl
6 2 (2.06%) PHP
6 2 (2.06%) XQuery
6 2 (2.06%) Scala
7 1 (1.03%) R
7 1 (1.03%) VBA
7 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (27.84%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.56%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.19%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.15%) ISEB
4 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.15%) MCDBA
4 5 (5.15%) MCITP
5 4 (4.12%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.09%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (2.06%) PMP
7 2 (2.06%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.06%) IIBA
8 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (6.19%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.15%) vSphere
2 5 (5.15%) vCloud
3 3 (3.09%) XenServer
3 3 (3.09%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.06%) MetaFrame
4 2 (2.06%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.06%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.09%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.09%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.09%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.06%) SCCM
3 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.06%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (27.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.34%) IBM
3 10 (10.31%) Red Gate
3 10 (10.31%) VMware
4 9 (9.28%) HP
5 7 (7.22%) Informatica
6 6 (6.19%) SAP
7 5 (5.15%) Talend
7 5 (5.15%) Citrix
7 5 (5.15%) JBoss
8 4 (4.12%) Business Objects
8 4 (4.12%) EMC
8 4 (4.12%) Apple
8 4 (4.12%) Sun
9 3 (3.09%) Symantec
9 3 (3.09%) Remedy
10 2 (2.06%) Thunderhead
10 2 (2.06%) Cognos
10 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.03%) Guidewire
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