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 28 August 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.

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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 11 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 84 50 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.84% 8.90% 10.53%
As % of the Vendors category 27.91% 24.63% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 34 34
Average daily rate
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£308 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £229 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £83.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
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
301 203 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 46.02% 36.12% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 132 133
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.15 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £22.50 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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 +13 68 £308 +4.68% 12
Newport -5 10 £375 +0.33% 1
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £500 -
Bridgend -1 1 - - 4
Oracle
Wales

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 55 (42.64%) Java
2 53 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (38.76%) SQL
4 40 (31.01%) HTTP
5 38 (29.46%) JavaScript
6 37 (28.68%) MySQL
6 37 (28.68%) Oracle Database
7 36 (27.91%) Relational Database
7 36 (27.91%) Linux
8 35 (27.13%) HTML
9 34 (26.36%) SQL Server
10 30 (23.26%) Web Services
11 29 (22.48%) XML
12 28 (21.71%) PL/SQL
13 27 (20.93%) Spring
14 26 (20.16%) Scrum
14 26 (20.16%) JPA
14 26 (20.16%) OO
15 25 (19.38%) Oracle Database 11g
16 24 (18.60%) JBoss
17 23 (17.83%) JSP
17 23 (17.83%) SOAP
18 22 (17.05%) Struts
18 22 (17.05%) JDBC
18 22 (17.05%) Web Development
18 22 (17.05%) AngularJS
19 21 (16.28%) Maven
19 21 (16.28%) J2EE
19 21 (16.28%) ETL
19 21 (16.28%) Microsoft

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 24 (18.60%) JBoss
2 12 (9.30%) WebLogic
2 12 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.88%) IBM Notes
3 5 (3.88%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (3.10%) Apache
5 3 (2.33%) SAS
5 3 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.55%) WildFly
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.78%) Node.js
7 1 (0.78%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.78%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.78%) nginx
7 1 (0.78%) Liferay
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.78%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (5.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.55%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.78%) Primavera
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.88%) Office 365
2 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (31.01%) HTTP
2 10 (7.75%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (28.68%) MySQL
1 37 (28.68%) Oracle Database
2 36 (27.91%) Relational Database
3 34 (26.36%) SQL Server
4 25 (19.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (10.85%) RDBMS
7 12 (9.30%) Oracle Database 12c
8 11 (8.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (8.53%) Oracle9i Database
8 11 (8.53%) DB2
9 10 (7.75%) SQLPlus
10 8 (6.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (3.88%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (3.88%) Ingres
11 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.78%) SAP BI
14 1 (0.78%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 21 (16.28%) Maven
2 16 (12.40%) JMeter
3 13 (10.08%) Jenkins
4 12 (9.30%) Toad
5 10 (7.75%) Selenium
5 10 (7.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (6.98%) Eclipse
7 7 (5.43%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (5.43%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.65%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.10%) Ant
9 4 (3.10%) Subversion
10 3 (2.33%) JIRA
10 3 (2.33%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.33%) WebLogic Workshop
10 3 (2.33%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.33%) MSBuild
11 2 (1.55%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 16 (12.40%) Finance
2 3 (2.33%) Back Office
3 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (46.51%) Developer
2 30 (23.26%) Java Developer
3 17 (13.18%) Tester
4 15 (11.63%) Architect
5 12 (9.30%) SQL Developer
6 11 (8.53%) Analyst
6 11 (8.53%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.98%) Test Analyst
8 8 (6.20%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (6.20%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (4.65%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.65%) Middleware Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) Senior SQL Developer
9 6 (4.65%) AWS Developer
10 5 (3.88%) Senior SQL Server Developer
10 5 (3.88%) Performance Tester
10 5 (3.88%) Consultant
10 5 (3.88%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.10%) Data Architect
11 4 (3.10%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (27.13%) HTML
2 30 (23.26%) Web Services
3 29 (22.48%) XML
4 27 (20.93%) Spring
5 26 (20.16%) JPA
6 23 (17.83%) JSP
6 23 (17.83%) SOAP
7 22 (17.05%) Struts
7 22 (17.05%) JDBC
7 22 (17.05%) AngularJS
8 21 (16.28%) J2EE
9 15 (11.63%) .NET
9 15 (11.63%) Middleware
10 10 (7.75%) .NET Framework
11 8 (6.20%) LINQ
11 8 (6.20%) Entity Framework
12 7 (5.43%) WCF
12 7 (5.43%) Hibernate
13 6 (4.65%) XHTML
13 6 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Mainframe
2 5 (3.88%) GIS
2 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.10%) Taxonomies
3 4 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.10%) NHS
4 1 (0.78%) User Experience
4 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.91%) Linux
2 20 (15.50%) Windows
3 12 (9.30%) UNIX
4 11 (8.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.65%) AIX
6 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.16%) Scrum
2 26 (20.16%) OO
3 22 (17.05%) Web Development
4 21 (16.28%) ETL
5 18 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (10.08%) Data Management
7 12 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (8.53%) UML
8 11 (8.53%) Data Modelling
8 11 (8.53%) JVM Tuning
9 9 (6.98%) Performance Testing
10 8 (6.20%) Unit Testing
10 8 (6.20%) Automated Testing
11 7 (5.43%) OOP
12 6 (4.65%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (4.65%) Project Planning
12 6 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (3.88%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (42.64%) Java
2 50 (38.76%) SQL
3 38 (29.46%) JavaScript
4 28 (21.71%) PL/SQL
5 12 (9.30%) C#
6 11 (8.53%) Shell Script
7 9 (6.98%) BeanShell
8 4 (3.10%) Ruby
9 2 (1.55%) Scala
10 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.78%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.78%) NATURAL
10 1 (0.78%) COBOL
10 1 (0.78%) Python
10 1 (0.78%) Perl
10 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (13.18%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.75%) MCDBA
3 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (6.20%) MCITP
5 5 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.78%) vCloud
1 1 (0.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.78%) SCCM
2 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.53%) Red Hat
3 10 (7.75%) IBM
4 5 (3.88%) Lotus
5 4 (3.10%) SAP
6 3 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.55%) Informatica
7 2 (1.55%) Micro Focus
7 2 (1.55%) VMware
8 1 (0.78%) AppSense
8 1 (0.78%) Teradata
8 1 (0.78%) Tableau
8 1 (0.78%) ESRI
8 1 (0.78%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.78%) Symantec
8 1 (0.78%) NetApp
8 1 (0.78%) Cognos
8 1 (0.78%) HP
8 1 (0.78%) Citrix
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