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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 17 30 6
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs citing Oracle 38 19 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.97% 3.93% 14.37%
As % of the Vendors category 16.17% 9.69% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +87.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -1.51%
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
235 196 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 49.27% 40.58% 53.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 113 92
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £183 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 14
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £11.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +34.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £14.60 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £75.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 27 £375 -6.25% 7
Newport +6 4 £175 -70.21% 1
Bridgend - 1 £500 -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Glamorgan - - - -
Vale of Glamorgan - - - - 1
Oracle
Wales

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 49 (64.47%) SQL
2 37 (48.68%) PL/SQL
3 35 (46.05%) Oracle Database
4 30 (39.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 25 (32.89%) MicroStrategy
5 25 (32.89%) Oracle9i Database
6 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
8 15 (19.74%) UML
9 14 (18.42%) XML
10 12 (15.79%) .NET
11 11 (14.47%) UNIX
11 11 (14.47%) Java
12 10 (13.16%) Web Services
12 10 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
13 9 (11.84%) Relational Database
14 8 (10.53%) REST
14 8 (10.53%) Data Modelling
14 8 (10.53%) SOA
14 8 (10.53%) SOAP
15 7 (9.21%) Finance
16 6 (7.89%) Windows
16 6 (7.89%) HP
16 6 (7.89%) User Stories
17 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
17 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 11g
17 5 (6.58%) ISEB
17 5 (6.58%) Toad
17 5 (6.58%) ETL

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.32%) Apache
2 1 (1.32%) Tuxedo
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.32%) FrameMaker
2 1 (1.32%) CorelDRAW
2 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.32%) Solid Edge
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.32%) Staffware
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) SNMP
1 2 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (46.05%) Oracle Database
2 30 (39.47%) Oracle Database 10g
3 25 (32.89%) Oracle9i Database
4 17 (22.37%) SQL Server
5 9 (11.84%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.63%) QlikView
9 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.63%) SQLPlus
9 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.63%) DB2
9 2 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.32%) Siebel EIM
10 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Toad
2 4 (5.26%) JIRA
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (3.95%) Maven
3 3 (3.95%) Ant
4 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.32%) Concordion
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.63%) Electronics
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (46.05%) Developer
2 12 (15.79%) Architect
3 11 (14.47%) Microstrategy Developer
4 10 (13.16%) Analyst
5 8 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 7 (9.21%) Consultant
6 7 (9.21%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) DBA
7 6 (7.89%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (6.58%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.58%) MicroStrategy Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Database Developer
9 3 (3.95%) PHP Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Change Consultant
10 2 (2.63%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Technical Leader
10 2 (2.63%) Senior PHP Developer
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) UML Business Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) XML
2 12 (15.79%) .NET
3 10 (13.16%) Web Services
4 8 (10.53%) SOAP
4 8 (10.53%) REST
5 4 (5.26%) HTML
5 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.95%) jQuery
6 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.95%) HTML5
7 2 (2.63%) WCF
7 2 (2.63%) Ajax
7 2 (2.63%) CSS
8 1 (1.32%) Classic ASP
8 1 (1.32%) Middleware
8 1 (1.32%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.32%) Spring
8 1 (1.32%) Java EE
8 1 (1.32%) JSON
8 1 (1.32%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) Open Source
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.63%) DTV
4 2 (2.63%) GIS
5 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.32%) NHS
5 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) UNIX
2 6 (7.89%) Windows
3 4 (5.26%) AIX
4 2 (2.63%) Linux
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.74%) UML
3 10 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (10.53%) SOA
4 8 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 6 (7.89%) User Stories
6 5 (6.58%) ETL
6 5 (6.58%) MVC
6 5 (6.58%) Migration
7 4 (5.26%) Data Management
7 4 (5.26%) Automated Testing
7 4 (5.26%) ITIL
7 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (5.26%) Waterfall
7 4 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.26%) Database Tuning
8 3 (3.95%) Use Case
8 3 (3.95%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (64.47%) SQL
2 37 (48.68%) PL/SQL
3 11 (14.47%) Java
4 5 (6.58%) Perl
5 4 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.26%) Korn
6 3 (3.95%) PHP
6 3 (3.95%) C#
7 2 (2.63%) C++
7 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) ISEB
2 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) CBAP
3 2 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.32%) HND
4 1 (1.32%) CISSP
4 1 (1.32%) CISA
4 1 (1.32%) Degree
4 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) COBIT
2 1 (1.32%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.95%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (2.63%) BladeLogic
3 2 (2.63%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) MicroStrategy
2 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.89%) HP
4 3 (3.95%) SAP
4 3 (3.95%) Remedy
4 3 (3.95%) Progress
5 2 (2.63%) BMC
5 2 (2.63%) Informatica
6 1 (1.32%) BEA
6 1 (1.32%) Siebel
6 1 (1.32%) Adobe
6 1 (1.32%) VMware
6 1 (1.32%) Zend
Barry, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago