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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 31 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 20 56 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.20% 9.72% 8.12%
As % of the Vendors category 9.17% 27.72% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 35 39
Median daily rate £375 £323 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £468 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -16.66%
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
218 202 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 45.80% 35.07% 39.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 141 172
Median daily rate £363 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% -12.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £9.00 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.88 £17.50 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Oracle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -19 11 £363 +19.83% 11
Newport +9 4 - -
Bridgend - 1 £375 - 4
Oracle
Wales

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 36 (64.29%) SQL
1 36 (64.29%) Oracle Database
2 25 (44.64%) PL/SQL
3 22 (39.29%) SQL Server
4 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (33.93%) Windows
6 18 (32.14%) .NET
7 16 (28.57%) C#
7 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 15 (26.79%) Relational Database
9 14 (25.00%) RDBMS
10 13 (23.21%) Oracle Forms
10 13 (23.21%) .NET Framework
10 13 (23.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (21.43%) Unit Testing
11 12 (21.43%) WinForms
11 12 (21.43%) Oracle9i Database
11 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
11 12 (21.43%) XML
11 12 (21.43%) Unix
12 10 (17.86%) OOP
12 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
12 10 (17.86%) LINQ
12 10 (17.86%) Entity Framework
13 9 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (16.07%) Linux
13 9 (16.07%) UML
13 9 (16.07%) Java
13 9 (16.07%) Finance
14 8 (14.29%) Shell Script

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) SAS
2 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.50%) MS Office
2 7 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Firewall
1 2 (3.57%) HTTPS
1 2 (3.57%) SSH
1 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.57%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.79%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (64.29%) Oracle Database
2 22 (39.29%) SQL Server
3 15 (26.79%) Relational Database
4 14 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 13 (23.21%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (21.43%) Oracle9i Database
7 8 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (8.93%) MySQL
9 5 (8.93%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (3.57%) DB2
10 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (3.57%) VoltDB
11 1 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (16.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 7 (12.50%) JIRA
4 7 (12.50%) Maven
4 7 (12.50%) Subversion
5 6 (10.71%) Eclipse
6 4 (7.14%) Ant
6 4 (7.14%) QAComplete
7 3 (5.36%) IntelliJ
7 3 (5.36%) JUnit
8 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.57%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.79%) JBehave
9 1 (1.79%) Selenium
9 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Back Office
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) DBA
3 12 (21.43%) Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 6 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) SQL DBA
6 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Data Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Tester
8 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Teradata Tester
9 2 (3.57%) IT Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) .NET
2 13 (23.21%) .NET Framework
3 12 (21.43%) WinForms
3 12 (21.43%) XML
4 10 (17.86%) Entity Framework
4 10 (17.86%) LINQ
5 6 (10.71%) WCF
6 5 (8.93%) HTML
6 5 (8.93%) Spring
6 5 (8.93%) WPF
7 4 (7.14%) Ajax
7 4 (7.14%) CSS
7 4 (7.14%) Facelets
7 4 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 4 (7.14%) J2EE
7 4 (7.14%) JPA
7 4 (7.14%) JSF
7 4 (7.14%) PrimeFaces
7 4 (7.14%) Web Services
7 4 (7.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) NHS
3 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.57%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Unix
3 9 (16.07%) Linux
4 4 (7.14%) AIX
5 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) Unit Testing
3 10 (17.86%) OOP
4 9 (16.07%) UML
5 7 (12.50%) Migration
5 7 (12.50%) Use Case
6 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.71%) ITIL
6 6 (10.71%) Scrum
6 6 (10.71%) Validation
7 5 (8.93%) Data Flow Diagram
7 5 (8.93%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.14%) Defect Management
8 4 (7.14%) MVVM
8 4 (7.14%) Process Management
8 4 (7.14%) Release Management
8 4 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (64.29%) SQL
2 25 (44.64%) PL/SQL
3 16 (28.57%) C#
4 9 (16.07%) Java
5 8 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.36%) C++
7 3 (5.36%) JCL
7 3 (5.36%) Korn
7 3 (5.36%) VC++
8 2 (3.57%) Perl
8 2 (3.57%) PHP
8 2 (3.57%) Python
8 2 (3.57%) VB
9 1 (1.79%) C
9 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) CBAP
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Ansible
1 3 (5.36%) Control-M
2 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.57%) yum
3 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Teradata
2 5 (8.93%) VMware
3 4 (7.14%) Informatica
3 4 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (5.36%) IBM
4 3 (5.36%) Micro Focus
4 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.57%) BMC
5 2 (3.57%) BT
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) HP
5 2 (3.57%) NetApp
5 2 (3.57%) SAP
5 2 (3.57%) Sybase
5 2 (3.57%) Xerox
6 1 (1.79%) ESRI
6 1 (1.79%) Perforce