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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 19 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 64 50 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.79% 7.80% 6.54%
As % of the Vendors category 29.36% 19.84% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 39 17
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£308 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £208 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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
218 252 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.76% 39.31% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 166 100
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £191 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.90% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.45 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.50 £15.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 July 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 July 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 +22 51 £300 - 8
Newport -15 10 £463 +3.93% 1
Oracle
Wales

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 46 (45.54%) SQL
2 41 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (31.68%) Oracle Database
4 31 (30.69%) SQL Server
5 28 (27.72%) PL/SQL
5 28 (27.72%) MySQL
6 27 (26.73%) Relational Database
7 24 (23.76%) Java
7 24 (23.76%) HTTP
7 24 (23.76%) Microsoft
7 24 (23.76%) Scrum
8 22 (21.78%) JavaScript
9 21 (20.79%) Windows
9 21 (20.79%) Linux
10 19 (18.81%) XML
11 18 (17.82%) HTML
11 18 (17.82%) .NET
11 18 (17.82%) ETL
12 17 (16.83%) JBoss
12 17 (16.83%) Oracle9i Database
12 17 (16.83%) Web Services
13 16 (15.84%) JSP
13 16 (15.84%) SOAP
13 16 (15.84%) Spring
13 16 (15.84%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (14.85%) JPA
14 15 (14.85%) AngularJS
14 15 (14.85%) Web Development
14 15 (14.85%) Struts
14 15 (14.85%) JDBC

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 17 (16.83%) JBoss
2 9 (8.91%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.95%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.98%) WildFly
5 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.99%) Node.js
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.99%) Apache
5 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.99%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.99%) ArcSDE
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.99%) nginx
5 1 (0.99%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.95%) Office 365
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.76%) HTTP
2 7 (6.93%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.93%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.68%) Oracle Database
2 31 (30.69%) SQL Server
3 28 (27.72%) MySQL
4 27 (26.73%) Relational Database
5 17 (16.83%) Oracle9i Database
6 16 (15.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (12.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (11.88%) RDBMS
8 12 (11.88%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (9.90%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (9.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (7.92%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (6.93%) DB2
12 6 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (5.94%) SQLPlus
13 5 (4.95%) Ingres
13 5 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (2.97%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (1.98%) QlikView
16 1 (0.99%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 14 (13.86%) Maven
2 11 (10.89%) Toad
3 10 (9.90%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (5.94%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (4.95%) JMeter
5 5 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.96%) Selenium
7 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.97%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.97%) Ant
7 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.97%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.98%) Hudson
8 2 (1.98%) Apache Continuum
8 2 (1.98%) Rational Application Developer
8 2 (1.98%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.99%) Subversion
9 1 (0.99%) JUnit
General
1 10 (9.90%) Finance
2 2 (1.98%) Back Office
3 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (58.42%) Developer
2 18 (17.82%) Java Developer
3 12 (11.88%) AWS Developer
4 11 (10.89%) SQL Developer
4 11 (10.89%) Senior Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Architect
6 8 (7.92%) Tester
6 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (5.94%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Data Architect
7 6 (5.94%) Senior SQL Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Senior SQL Server Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Middleware Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (2.97%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.81%) XML
2 18 (17.82%) HTML
2 18 (17.82%) .NET
3 17 (16.83%) Web Services
4 16 (15.84%) JSP
4 16 (15.84%) SOAP
4 16 (15.84%) Spring
5 15 (14.85%) JPA
5 15 (14.85%) Struts
5 15 (14.85%) JDBC
5 15 (14.85%) AngularJS
6 10 (9.90%) J2EE
6 10 (9.90%) .NET Framework
7 9 (8.91%) WCF
7 9 (8.91%) Middleware
8 8 (7.92%) LINQ
8 8 (7.92%) Entity Framework
9 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET
10 5 (4.95%) WinForms
11 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Mainframe
2 7 (6.93%) GIS
3 6 (5.94%) Taxonomies
4 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.96%) NHS
6 1 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
6 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.79%) Windows
1 21 (20.79%) Linux
2 8 (7.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.94%) AIX
4 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.97%) UNIX
6 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.76%) Scrum
3 18 (17.82%) ETL
4 15 (14.85%) OO
4 15 (14.85%) Web Development
5 11 (10.89%) Unit Testing
5 11 (10.89%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (10.89%) Data Modelling
5 11 (10.89%) Data Management
5 11 (10.89%) Automated Testing
6 8 (7.92%) JVM Tuning
7 7 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (6.93%) OOP
8 6 (5.94%) Project Management
8 6 (5.94%) TDD
8 6 (5.94%) Migration
8 6 (5.94%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (5.94%) Data Migration
8 6 (5.94%) Data Governance
9 5 (4.95%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 46 (45.54%) SQL
2 28 (27.72%) PL/SQL
3 24 (23.76%) Java
4 22 (21.78%) JavaScript
5 15 (14.85%) C#
6 8 (7.92%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.98%) Scala
7 2 (1.98%) C++
8 1 (0.99%) COBOL
8 1 (0.99%) Python
8 1 (0.99%) Perl
8 1 (0.99%) PHP
8 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.99%) NATURAL
8 1 (0.99%) Ruby
8 1 (0.99%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.89%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.90%) MCDBA
3 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.92%) MCITP
5 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.99%) CISA
6 1 (0.99%) CISSP
6 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.99%) COBIT
2 1 (0.99%) COSO
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.99%) vCloud
1 1 (0.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) SCCM
1 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.99%) Puppet
1 1 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 24 (23.76%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.91%) MicroStrategy
3 8 (7.92%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.95%) Lotus
5 4 (3.96%) IBM
6 2 (1.98%) SAP
6 2 (1.98%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.98%) VMware
7 1 (0.99%) AppSense
7 1 (0.99%) ESRI
7 1 (0.99%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.99%) Symantec
7 1 (0.99%) Siebel
7 1 (0.99%) HP
7 1 (0.99%) Citrix
7 1 (0.99%) NetApp
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago