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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 21 27 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 46 41 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.86% 6.47% 6.69%
As % of the Vendors category 23.12% 16.60% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £200 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
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
199 247 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 38.34% 38.96% 46.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 155 82
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 14
Average hourly rate £13.70 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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 +17 25 £315 -17.37% 6
Newport +1 15 £500 +53.84%
Vale of Glamorgan - 4 £200 -
Oracle
Wales

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 56 (65.12%) SQL
2 37 (43.02%) PL/SQL
3 36 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (39.53%) Oracle Database
5 29 (33.72%) Oracle9i Database
6 28 (32.56%) SQL Server
7 23 (26.74%) Scrum
7 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
8 22 (25.58%) Oracle Database 10g
8 22 (25.58%) Windows
9 21 (24.42%) MicroStrategy
10 18 (20.93%) .NET
11 15 (17.44%) C#
11 15 (17.44%) ETL
12 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
12 13 (15.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (13.95%) Relational Database
13 12 (13.95%) Data Modelling
13 12 (13.95%) RDBMS
14 11 (12.79%) Mainframe
14 11 (12.79%) MySQL
14 11 (12.79%) Unit Testing
14 11 (12.79%) SC Cleared
14 11 (12.79%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (11.63%) Automated Testing
15 10 (11.63%) .NET Framework
15 10 (11.63%) MCDBA
15 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (10.47%) Data Warehouse

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (8.14%) JBoss
2 4 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.33%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.33%) WildFly
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.16%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.16%) Node.js
5 1 (1.16%) nginx
5 1 (1.16%) Liferay
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.16%) Apache
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.16%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) Solid Edge
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
2 1 (1.16%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.16%) CorelDRAW
2 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.16%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.16%) Staffware
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) HTTP
2 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.49%) DNS
3 2 (2.33%) SAN
3 2 (2.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (39.53%) Oracle Database
2 29 (33.72%) Oracle9i Database
3 28 (32.56%) SQL Server
4 22 (25.58%) Oracle Database 10g
5 13 (15.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (13.95%) Relational Database
6 12 (13.95%) RDBMS
7 11 (12.79%) MySQL
7 11 (12.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (4.65%) DB2
13 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (3.49%) QlikView
13 3 (3.49%) SQLPlus
14 2 (2.33%) Ingres
15 1 (1.16%) Adabas
15 1 (1.16%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Maven
1 8 (9.30%) Toad
2 6 (6.98%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (3.49%) MSBuild
4 3 (3.49%) Ant
4 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.33%) JDeveloper
5 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.33%) Hudson
5 2 (2.33%) Apache Continuum
5 2 (2.33%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 4 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Back Office
3 1 (1.16%) Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (63.95%) Developer
2 15 (17.44%) AWS Developer
3 11 (12.79%) Senior Developer
3 11 (12.79%) SQL Developer
4 9 (10.47%) Architect
4 9 (10.47%) Microstrategy Developer
5 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Consultant
6 6 (6.98%) Data Architect
6 6 (6.98%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.98%) Senior SQL Developer
6 6 (6.98%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Senior SQL Server Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (3.49%) MicroStrategy Consultant
9 3 (3.49%) Database Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Tester
9 3 (3.49%) Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.93%) .NET
2 10 (11.63%) .NET Framework
3 9 (10.47%) WCF
4 8 (9.30%) LINQ
4 8 (9.30%) Entity Framework
5 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.98%) XML
7 5 (5.81%) WinForms
7 5 (5.81%) J2EE
7 5 (5.81%) Middleware
8 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (3.49%) WPF
9 3 (3.49%) Hibernate
9 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.49%) HTML
10 2 (2.33%) XHTML
10 2 (2.33%) WebCenter
10 2 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (2.33%) Java EE
11 1 (1.16%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Mainframe
2 7 (8.14%) GIS
3 6 (6.98%) Taxonomies
4 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.65%) NHS
6 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.16%) User Experience
7 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.16%) Open Source
7 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.58%) Windows
2 9 (10.47%) Linux
3 5 (5.81%) UNIX
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.49%) AIX
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.74%) Scrum
3 15 (17.44%) ETL
4 12 (13.95%) Data Modelling
5 11 (12.79%) Unit Testing
6 10 (11.63%) Automated Testing
7 8 (9.30%) Data Management
8 7 (8.14%) OOP
9 6 (6.98%) Migration
9 6 (6.98%) UML
9 6 (6.98%) Data Governance
9 6 (6.98%) Data Migration
9 6 (6.98%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (5.81%) TDD
10 5 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.65%) SOA
11 4 (4.65%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (3.49%) JVM Tuning
12 3 (3.49%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 56 (65.12%) SQL
2 37 (43.02%) PL/SQL
3 15 (17.44%) C#
4 9 (10.47%) Java
5 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.33%) C++
7 2 (2.33%) Scala
8 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.16%) Python
8 1 (1.16%) COBOL
8 1 (1.16%) Perl
8 1 (1.16%) PHP
8 1 (1.16%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.79%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.63%) MCDBA
3 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.30%) MCITP
5 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.33%) ISEB
6 1 (1.16%) Degree
6 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.16%) HND
6 1 (1.16%) CISSP
6 1 (1.16%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.16%) COBIT
2 1 (1.16%) COSO
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Docker
1 1 (1.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (2.33%) SCOM
1 2 (2.33%) BMC Performance Manager
1 2 (2.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.16%) Puppet
2 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.42%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.49%) IBM
4 2 (2.33%) Lotus
4 2 (2.33%) BMC
4 2 (2.33%) Micro Focus
4 2 (2.33%) SAP
4 2 (2.33%) Progress
5 1 (1.16%) Siebel
5 1 (1.16%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.16%) BEA
5 1 (1.16%) HP
5 1 (1.16%) Adobe
5 1 (1.16%) VMware
5 1 (1.16%) ESRI