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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 23 26 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing Oracle 34 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.02% 5.80% 10.37%
As % of the Vendors category 16.43% 14.54% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
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
207 227 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 42.77% 39.89% 49.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 139 86
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £90.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +542.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £29.60 £10.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £90.00 £16.60
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +7 15 £319 -5.90% 8
Newport -8 11 £500 +53.84% 2
Vale of Glamorgan - 4 £200 -
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
Oracle
Wales

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 59 (74.68%) SQL
2 42 (53.16%) PL/SQL
3 35 (44.30%) Oracle Database
4 30 (37.97%) Oracle Database 10g
5 29 (36.71%) Oracle9i Database
6 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (31.65%) MicroStrategy
8 20 (25.32%) SQL Server
9 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
10 14 (17.72%) Windows
10 14 (17.72%) Scrum
11 13 (16.46%) .NET
12 11 (13.92%) C#
12 11 (13.92%) ETL
13 10 (12.66%) Data Modelling
14 9 (11.39%) UML
14 9 (11.39%) UNIX
15 8 (10.13%) Java
15 8 (10.13%) RDBMS
15 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (10.13%) Automated Testing
15 8 (10.13%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
15 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
15 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (10.13%) Relational Database
16 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
16 7 (8.86%) Mainframe
16 7 (8.86%) MCDBA
16 7 (8.86%) SOA

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.27%) JBoss
1 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.27%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.27%) FrameMaker
2 1 (1.27%) CorelDRAW
2 1 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.27%) Solid Edge
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.27%) Staffware
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) SNMP
1 2 (2.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (44.30%) Oracle Database
2 30 (37.97%) Oracle Database 10g
3 29 (36.71%) Oracle9i Database
4 20 (25.32%) SQL Server
5 8 (10.13%) RDBMS
5 8 (10.13%) Relational Database
5 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (10.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (10.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (8.86%) MySQL
6 7 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.80%) DB2
8 3 (3.80%) SQLPlus
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.53%) QlikView
10 1 (1.27%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Toad
2 4 (5.06%) JIRA
2 4 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (3.80%) Maven
3 3 (3.80%) Ant
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.53%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.53%) Back Office
3 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (56.96%) Developer
2 15 (18.99%) AWS Developer
3 11 (13.92%) Microstrategy Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Consultant
5 8 (10.13%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.86%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.33%) DBA
7 5 (6.33%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (6.33%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Senior SQL Developer
7 5 (6.33%) MicroStrategy Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Senior SQL Server Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Tester
9 3 (3.80%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) .NET
2 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.59%) XML
3 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
3 6 (7.59%) WCF
4 4 (5.06%) LINQ
4 4 (5.06%) Entity Framework
4 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.53%) WinForms
7 1 (1.27%) Spring
7 1 (1.27%) Java EE
7 1 (1.27%) EDI
7 1 (1.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Mainframe
2 4 (5.06%) GIS
2 4 (5.06%) Taxonomies
3 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.53%) NHS
5 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.72%) Windows
2 9 (11.39%) UNIX
3 4 (5.06%) AIX
4 2 (2.53%) Linux
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.72%) Scrum
3 11 (13.92%) ETL
4 10 (12.66%) Data Modelling
5 9 (11.39%) UML
6 8 (10.13%) Automated Testing
6 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
7 7 (8.86%) SOA
8 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.59%) Data Management
8 6 (7.59%) User Stories
9 5 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.06%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (5.06%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (5.06%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.06%) Database Tuning
10 4 (5.06%) Data Governance
10 4 (5.06%) OOP
10 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.06%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 59 (74.68%) SQL
2 42 (53.16%) PL/SQL
3 11 (13.92%) C#
4 8 (10.13%) Java
5 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.06%) Perl
5 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.06%) Korn
6 2 (2.53%) C++
7 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.86%) MCDBA
2 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) MCITP
4 5 (6.33%) ISEB
5 2 (2.53%) CBAP
6 1 (1.27%) CISSP
6 1 (1.27%) CISA
6 1 (1.27%) Degree
6 1 (1.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
1 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) COBIT
2 1 (1.27%) COSO
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.53%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (2.53%) BladeLogic
2 2 (2.53%) BMC Performance Manager
2 2 (2.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (31.65%) MicroStrategy
2 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.06%) HP
4 3 (3.80%) Progress
4 3 (3.80%) Remedy
5 2 (2.53%) BMC
6 1 (1.27%) BEA
6 1 (1.27%) Adobe
6 1 (1.27%) SAP
6 1 (1.27%) Siebel
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Rate: £270 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago