The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Vendors 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.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 16 21 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Oracle 59 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.25% 6.57% 9.60%
As % of the Vendors category 23.89% 13.24% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 25
Average daily rate
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£355 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.09% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £248 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.08% -9.33%
Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
247 204 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 38.71% 49.64% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 121 96
Average daily rate £375 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.39 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.57 £26.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Oracle
Wales

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 25 July 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
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 25 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 27 £308 +11.81% 8
Newport -1 18 £420 +1.81% 1
Torfaen - 1 £175 -
Caerphilly - - - -
Oracle
Wales

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 41 (44.57%) SQL
2 30 (32.61%) Security Cleared
3 23 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 23 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (22.83%) SC Cleared
5 20 (21.74%) Scrum
5 20 (21.74%) Java
6 19 (20.65%) Web Services
7 18 (19.57%) Windows
8 17 (18.48%) XML
9 16 (17.39%) UNIX
9 16 (17.39%) HP
9 16 (17.39%) Maven
9 16 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
10 15 (16.30%) Selenium
10 15 (16.30%) SOAP
11 14 (15.22%) Ant
11 14 (15.22%) Test Automation
11 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (15.22%) Relational Database
12 13 (14.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (14.13%) Finance
13 12 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (13.04%) JIRA
13 12 (13.04%) Oracle Database
14 11 (11.96%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (11.96%) Apache Ivy
14 11 (11.96%) MySQL
15 10 (10.87%) IBM
15 10 (10.87%) Red Gate

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (7.61%) Apache
1 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.52%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.09%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Project
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.17%) Agresso
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.09%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.61%) SAN
1 7 (7.61%) 3G
1 7 (7.61%) 2G
1 7 (7.61%) 4G
2 5 (5.43%) HTTP
3 4 (4.35%) Internet
4 3 (3.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.22%) Relational Database
3 13 (14.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (13.04%) Oracle Database
5 11 (11.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (11.96%) MySQL
6 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (5.43%) RDBMS
8 5 (5.43%) Star Schema
8 5 (5.43%) Pentaho
8 5 (5.43%) Hadoop
8 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
10 3 (3.26%) OLAP
10 3 (3.26%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (17.39%) Maven
2 15 (16.30%) Selenium
3 14 (15.22%) Ant
4 12 (13.04%) JIRA
5 11 (11.96%) Apache Ivy
6 10 (10.87%) SoapUI
7 7 (7.61%) WebDriver
7 7 (7.61%) eggPlant
7 7 (7.61%) Toad
7 7 (7.61%) LoadRunner
8 6 (6.52%) JUnit
9 5 (5.43%) Subversion
9 5 (5.43%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (5.43%) TestNG
10 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
11 3 (3.26%) JBehave
11 3 (3.26%) Cucumber
11 3 (3.26%) Hudson
11 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
11 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (14.13%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (22.83%) Developer
2 14 (15.22%) Analyst
3 12 (13.04%) DBA
4 9 (9.78%) Business Analyst
4 9 (9.78%) SQL DBA
5 7 (7.61%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) QA Leader
6 6 (6.52%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.52%) C++ Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Tester
7 4 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Consultant
7 4 (4.35%) Administrator
7 4 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (4.35%) Lead Software Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.26%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.26%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.65%) Web Services
2 17 (18.48%) XML
3 15 (16.30%) SOAP
4 10 (10.87%) REST
5 9 (9.78%) Middleware
5 9 (9.78%) HTML
5 9 (9.78%) .NET
6 7 (7.61%) J2ME
6 7 (7.61%) WAP
7 5 (5.43%) J2EE
7 5 (5.43%) Hibernate
7 5 (5.43%) Apache Camel
8 4 (4.35%) Spring
8 4 (4.35%) JSON
8 4 (4.35%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.35%) JPA
8 4 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (4.35%) WebCenter
9 3 (3.26%) RESTful
9 3 (3.26%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.61%) Mobile Banking
2 7 (7.61%) Handset
3 6 (6.52%) iSeries
4 5 (5.43%) Data Integration
5 4 (4.35%) Statistics
5 4 (4.35%) AS400
6 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.17%) Open Source
7 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.09%) GIS
7 1 (1.09%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.09%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.57%) Windows
2 16 (17.39%) UNIX
3 9 (9.78%) Linux
4 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.17%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.17%) Solaris
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.74%) Scrum
2 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.22%) Test Automation
3 9 (9.78%) Automation Testing
4 8 (8.70%) UML
4 8 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (7.61%) Regression Testing
5 7 (7.61%) SOA
5 7 (7.61%) ETL
5 7 (7.61%) Automated Testing
5 7 (7.61%) Manual Testing
6 6 (6.52%) Project Management
6 6 (6.52%) TDD
6 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.43%) CRM
7 5 (5.43%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.43%) Test Management
7 5 (5.43%) BDD
8 4 (4.35%) Cyber Security
8 4 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (44.57%) SQL
2 20 (21.74%) Java
3 9 (9.78%) PL/SQL
4 6 (6.52%) C#
4 6 (6.52%) C++
5 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.43%) VC++
5 5 (5.43%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.26%) XPath
7 3 (3.26%) Groovy
7 3 (3.26%) XQuery
8 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.09%) VBA
8 1 (1.09%) Perl
8 1 (1.09%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (32.61%) Security Cleared
2 21 (22.83%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.52%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.43%) MCDBA
4 5 (5.43%) ISEB
4 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.43%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (5.43%) MCITP
5 4 (4.35%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.17%) PMP
6 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.17%) IIBA
7 1 (1.09%) Degree
7 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (7.61%) Hyper-V
1 7 (7.61%) vSphere
1 7 (7.61%) vCloud
2 5 (5.43%) XenServer
2 5 (5.43%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.17%) MetaFrame
3 2 (2.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.43%) NetBackup
2 5 (5.43%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.43%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.39%) HP
3 10 (10.87%) IBM
3 10 (10.87%) Red Gate
4 9 (9.78%) VMware
5 7 (7.61%) Citrix
5 7 (7.61%) Informatica
5 7 (7.61%) Apple
5 7 (7.61%) Sun
6 5 (5.43%) SAP
6 5 (5.43%) JBoss
6 5 (5.43%) Symantec
6 5 (5.43%) Remedy
6 5 (5.43%) Talend
7 4 (4.35%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.17%) Cognos
8 2 (2.17%) EMC
8 2 (2.17%) Thunderhead
9 1 (1.09%) Guidewire
9 1 (1.09%) Northgate
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: Good dependant on skills
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £425 per day + Depending on Experience
Posted: 8 days ago