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 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.

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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 28 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 33 38 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.80% 8.14% 10.36%
As % of the Vendors category 17.84% 18.81% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £248 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £410 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £145.00 £18.99 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+663.76% -5.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -7.69%
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
185 202 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 32.51% 43.25% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 118 73
Average daily rate £334 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 5
Average hourly rate £29.50 £18.97 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.50% +14.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £13.50 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £19.02 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -5 27 £350 +27.27% 5
Newport -16 2 £310 -0.80% 3
Bridgend -3 1 £375 +58.73% 3
Caerphilly - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Blaenau Gwent - - - - 1
Oracle
Wales

Oracle
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 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 35 (40.23%) SQL
2 33 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 33 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (32.18%) XML
4 25 (28.74%) Java
5 24 (27.59%) Web Services
6 23 (26.44%) Security Cleared
7 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
8 19 (21.84%) SOAP
8 19 (21.84%) Relational Database
9 16 (18.39%) Windows
9 16 (18.39%) Scrum
9 16 (18.39%) REST
10 15 (17.24%) SC Cleared
11 14 (16.09%) .NET
12 13 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (14.94%) Oracle Database
13 12 (13.79%) MySQL
13 12 (13.79%) UNIX
13 12 (13.79%) Finance
13 12 (13.79%) Maven
14 11 (12.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (12.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (12.64%) Linux
14 11 (12.64%) UML
14 11 (12.64%) HTML
15 10 (11.49%) IBM
15 10 (11.49%) Middleware
15 10 (11.49%) Selenium
15 10 (11.49%) Red Gate

Oracle
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 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 (10.34%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.75%) JBoss
2 5 (5.75%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.60%) Apache
3 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.30%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS Project
3 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.15%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.15%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) HTTP
2 3 (3.45%) 3G
2 3 (3.45%) 2G
2 3 (3.45%) 4G
3 2 (2.30%) SSL
3 2 (2.30%) SAN
3 2 (2.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.84%) Relational Database
3 13 (14.94%) Oracle Database
4 12 (13.79%) MySQL
5 11 (12.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (12.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (6.90%) RDBMS
8 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (5.75%) Pentaho
8 5 (5.75%) Hadoop
9 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
10 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
10 3 (3.45%) Star Schema
10 3 (3.45%) DB2
11 2 (2.30%) SQLPlus
11 2 (2.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Maven
2 10 (11.49%) Selenium
3 9 (10.34%) Ant
4 7 (8.05%) JIRA
5 6 (6.90%) WebDriver
5 6 (6.90%) Apache Ivy
6 5 (5.75%) SoapUI
6 5 (5.75%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (5.75%) TestNG
6 5 (5.75%) JUnit
6 5 (5.75%) Toad
7 4 (4.60%) Subversion
8 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.45%) LoadRunner
8 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.45%) eggPlant
8 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.30%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.30%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 12 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Marketing
3 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.30%) Electronics
3 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (29.89%) Developer
2 17 (19.54%) Architect
3 13 (14.94%) DBA
4 11 (12.64%) Technical Architect
5 9 (10.34%) SQL DBA
6 8 (9.20%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Tester
8 5 (5.75%) C++ Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (4.60%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.60%) Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Lead Software Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Designer
10 3 (3.45%) Test Leader
10 3 (3.45%) QA Leader
10 3 (3.45%) Middleware Consultant
10 3 (3.45%) Administrator
10 3 (3.45%) Consultant
10 3 (3.45%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.18%) XML
2 24 (27.59%) Web Services
3 19 (21.84%) SOAP
4 16 (18.39%) REST
5 14 (16.09%) .NET
6 11 (12.64%) HTML
7 10 (11.49%) Middleware
8 8 (9.20%) Hibernate
9 6 (6.90%) Spring
9 6 (6.90%) JSON
10 5 (5.75%) HTML5
10 5 (5.75%) J2EE
10 5 (5.75%) Apache Camel
11 4 (4.60%) CSS
11 4 (4.60%) XSLT
11 4 (4.60%) WebCenter
11 4 (4.60%) RESTful
11 4 (4.60%) Ajax
11 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
11 4 (4.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Open Source
2 6 (6.90%) iSeries
3 5 (5.75%) Data Integration
3 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.60%) AS400
4 4 (4.60%) Statistics
5 3 (3.45%) Handset
5 3 (3.45%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.30%) LPAR
6 2 (2.30%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.30%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.30%) DTV
6 2 (2.30%) GIS
7 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.15%) NHS
7 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.39%) Windows
2 12 (13.79%) UNIX
3 11 (12.64%) Linux
4 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.30%) AIX
5 2 (2.30%) Solaris
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.39%) Scrum
3 13 (14.94%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (12.64%) UML
5 9 (10.34%) Test Automation
6 8 (9.20%) ETL
6 8 (9.20%) TDD
7 7 (8.05%) OO
8 6 (6.90%) Automated Testing
8 6 (6.90%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.90%) Automation Testing
9 5 (5.75%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.75%) Project Management
9 5 (5.75%) Regression Testing
9 5 (5.75%) Migration
10 4 (4.60%) MVC
10 4 (4.60%) Validation
10 4 (4.60%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.60%) OOD
10 4 (4.60%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.23%) SQL
2 25 (28.74%) Java
3 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.90%) C#
4 5 (5.75%) C++
4 5 (5.75%) PL/SQL
4 5 (5.75%) VC++
5 3 (3.45%) PHP
6 2 (2.30%) Perl
6 2 (2.30%) XQuery
6 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.30%) XPath
6 2 (2.30%) Groovy
6 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.30%) Scala
7 1 (1.15%) VBA
7 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (26.44%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.75%) MCDBA
3 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.75%) MCITP
4 4 (4.60%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.60%) ISEB
4 4 (4.60%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) IIBA
5 2 (2.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.30%) PMP
5 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.15%) Degree
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.15%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.30%) NFS
2 2 (2.30%) vSphere
2 2 (2.30%) vCloud
3 1 (1.15%) MetaFrame
3 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.15%) XenServer
3 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.45%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (2.30%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.15%) SCCM
4 1 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.49%) Red Gate
2 10 (11.49%) IBM
3 9 (10.34%) HP
4 7 (8.05%) VMware
5 6 (6.90%) Informatica
6 5 (5.75%) Talend
7 4 (4.60%) SAP
8 3 (3.45%) Sun
8 3 (3.45%) Apple
9 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.30%) EMC
9 2 (2.30%) Citrix
10 1 (1.15%) Cognos
10 1 (1.15%) Symantec
10 1 (1.15%) Remedy
10 1 (1.15%) Guidewire
10 1 (1.15%) Northgate
10 1 (1.15%) Capita
10 1 (1.15%) Zend
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £270 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago