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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 30 19 8
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle 35 25 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.26% 6.23% 12.93%
As % of the Vendors category 18.42% 14.79% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 18
Average daily rate
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£338 £275 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -16.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £18.99 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
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
190 169 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 33.99% 42.14% 47.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 97 75
Average daily rate £350 £313 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -1.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £205 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £452 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.97 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.29% +11.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £13.55 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £19.09 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -5.86%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 28 £350 +27.27% 9
Newport -14 3 £230 -58.18% 1
Bridgend -6 1 £375 +58.73% 1
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Glamorgan - - - - 2
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
Blaenau Gwent - - - -
Vale of Glamorgan - - - -
Oracle
Wales

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 34 (39.53%) SQL
2 32 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (31.40%) SQL Server
3 27 (31.40%) XML
4 24 (27.91%) Java
5 21 (24.42%) Oracle Database
6 18 (20.93%) Relational Database
6 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
6 18 (20.93%) Security Cleared
7 17 (19.77%) Web Services
8 15 (17.44%) Finance
8 15 (17.44%) PL/SQL
8 15 (17.44%) UML
9 14 (16.28%) .NET
10 13 (15.12%) UNIX
10 13 (15.12%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (13.95%) Windows
11 12 (13.95%) SOAP
11 12 (13.95%) Scrum
11 12 (13.95%) REST
12 11 (12.79%) SC Cleared
13 10 (11.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (11.63%) IBM
13 10 (11.63%) Middleware
14 9 (10.47%) WebLogic
14 9 (10.47%) MySQL
14 9 (10.47%) HTML
14 9 (10.47%) SOA
15 8 (9.30%) ETL
15 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database 10g

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (10.47%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.81%) JBoss
2 5 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.33%) Apache
5 2 (2.33%) Tuxedo
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.33%) MS Project
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.16%) 4G
2 1 (1.16%) 3G
2 1 (1.16%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (31.40%) SQL Server
2 21 (24.42%) Oracle Database
3 18 (20.93%) Relational Database
4 10 (11.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (10.47%) MySQL
6 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (6.98%) RDBMS
9 5 (5.81%) Pentaho
9 5 (5.81%) Hadoop
9 5 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (4.65%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (4.65%) MongoDB
11 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
11 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (3.49%) Star Schema
11 3 (3.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (8.14%) JIRA
1 7 (8.14%) Maven
2 6 (6.98%) Selenium
3 5 (5.81%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (5.81%) TestNG
4 4 (4.65%) Ant
4 4 (4.65%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.49%) Toad
5 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.33%) Concordion
6 2 (2.33%) JUnit
6 2 (2.33%) JMeter
6 2 (2.33%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (2.33%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.33%) Subversion
7 1 (1.16%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.16%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (17.44%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Electronics
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (27.91%) Developer
2 16 (18.60%) Architect
3 14 (16.28%) DBA
4 10 (11.63%) Technical Architect
4 10 (11.63%) Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Oracle DBA
6 7 (8.14%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Tester
7 6 (6.98%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.98%) SQL DBA
8 5 (5.81%) C++ Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Lead Software Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Oracle Consultant
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Middleware Consultant
10 3 (3.49%) Designer
11 2 (2.33%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.40%) XML
2 17 (19.77%) Web Services
3 14 (16.28%) .NET
4 12 (13.95%) SOAP
4 12 (13.95%) REST
5 10 (11.63%) Middleware
6 9 (10.47%) HTML
7 7 (8.14%) Hibernate
8 5 (5.81%) Spring
8 5 (5.81%) HTML5
8 5 (5.81%) Apache Camel
9 4 (4.65%) CSS
9 4 (4.65%) XSLT
9 4 (4.65%) WebCenter
9 4 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (4.65%) jQuery
9 4 (4.65%) Ajax
9 4 (4.65%) JSON
9 4 (4.65%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.49%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Open Source
2 5 (5.81%) iSeries
2 5 (5.81%) Data Integration
3 4 (4.65%) AS400
4 3 (3.49%) Statistics
4 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.33%) GIS
5 2 (2.33%) DTV
5 2 (2.33%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.33%) LPAR
5 2 (2.33%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.16%) Handset
6 1 (1.16%) NHS
6 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) UNIX
2 12 (13.95%) Windows
3 7 (8.14%) Linux
4 6 (6.98%) AIX
5 5 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.44%) UML
3 13 (15.12%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (13.95%) Scrum
5 9 (10.47%) SOA
6 8 (9.30%) ETL
7 7 (8.14%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (6.98%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.98%) TDD
8 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.81%) Use Case
9 5 (5.81%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.81%) Project Management
9 5 (5.81%) Migration
10 4 (4.65%) Cyber Security
10 4 (4.65%) User Stories
10 4 (4.65%) Coaching
10 4 (4.65%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.65%) OOD
10 4 (4.65%) OO
Programming Languages
1 34 (39.53%) SQL
2 24 (27.91%) Java
3 15 (17.44%) PL/SQL
4 6 (6.98%) Perl
4 6 (6.98%) C#
4 6 (6.98%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.81%) C++
5 5 (5.81%) VC++
6 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.65%) Korn
7 3 (3.49%) PHP
8 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.79%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.14%) ISEB
4 4 (4.65%) MCDBA
4 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.65%) MCITP
4 4 (4.65%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.33%) PMP
5 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.33%) IIBA
5 2 (2.33%) CBAP
6 1 (1.16%) Degree
6 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.33%) NFS
3 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.49%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (2.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.63%) IBM
3 7 (8.14%) Red Gate
3 7 (8.14%) HP
4 6 (6.98%) Informatica
5 5 (5.81%) Talend
6 4 (4.65%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (3.49%) VMware
7 3 (3.49%) Remedy
7 3 (3.49%) SAP
8 2 (2.33%) EMC
8 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.16%) Zend
9 1 (1.16%) Apple
9 1 (1.16%) Sun
9 1 (1.16%) Cognos
9 1 (1.16%) Progress
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