The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 20 31 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs citing Oracle 60 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.87% 5.26% 9.03%
As % of the Vendors category 18.87% 14.23% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 19 17
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +24.61%
Oracle
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
318 267 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.73% 36.98% 42.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 159 91
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 £165 £175 £200
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 14 4 13
Average hourly rate £14.75 £11.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.50 £17.00
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 Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle across the Wales region.

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Wales region.

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
South Wales +7 43 £425 +13.33% 12
West Wales +15 9 £463 +105.55%
North Wales -9 1 £325 +23.80%
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 71 (56.80%) SQL
2 50 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 47 (37.60%) PL/SQL
3 47 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (26.40%) SQL Server
4 33 (26.40%) Oracle9i Database
5 30 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 26 (20.80%) Windows
6 26 (20.80%) Security Cleared
7 25 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
8 24 (19.20%) SC Cleared
8 24 (19.20%) Scrum
9 23 (18.40%) Microsoft
10 20 (16.00%) UNIX
10 20 (16.00%) .NET
11 19 (15.20%) Java
12 17 (13.60%) C#
13 16 (12.80%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (11.20%) ETL
15 13 (10.40%) MySQL
15 13 (10.40%) XML
15 13 (10.40%) Data Modelling
16 12 (9.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (9.60%) SOA
16 12 (9.60%) MS Excel
16 12 (9.60%) MCDBA
16 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (9.60%) Mainframe
17 11 (8.80%) UML
17 11 (8.80%) Unit Testing

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (5.60%) JBoss
2 6 (4.80%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.40%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.60%) nginx
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.60%) Node.js
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.60%) WildFly
5 2 (1.60%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.60%) ArcSDE
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.60%) Apache
6 1 (0.80%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (9.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.80%) FrameMaker
2 1 (0.80%) CorelDRAW
2 1 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.80%) Solid Edge
2 1 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.80%) Staffware
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) HTTP
2 3 (2.40%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.40%) DNS
2 3 (2.40%) SSH
2 3 (2.40%) PuTTY
2 3 (2.40%) LDAP
3 2 (1.60%) SAN
3 2 (1.60%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 33 (26.40%) SQL Server
2 33 (26.40%) Oracle9i Database
3 30 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 16 (12.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (10.40%) MySQL
6 12 (9.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (8.00%) RDBMS
7 10 (8.00%) Relational Database
8 8 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (4.80%) QlikView
9 6 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (3.20%) DB2
11 3 (2.40%) SAP BW
11 3 (2.40%) SQLPlus
11 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.80%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 9 (7.20%) Maven
2 8 (6.40%) Toad
3 7 (5.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (5.60%) CA Gen
4 6 (4.80%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.20%) JIRA
7 3 (2.40%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.40%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.40%) Ant
7 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.40%) Subversion
7 3 (2.40%) MSBuild
7 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.60%) JMeter
8 2 (1.60%) JDeveloper
8 2 (1.60%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.60%) Hudson
8 2 (1.60%) Apache Continuum
General
1 7 (5.60%) Finance
2 3 (2.40%) Back Office
3 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.80%) Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (54.40%) Developer
2 16 (12.80%) AWS Developer
3 13 (10.40%) SQL Developer
4 12 (9.60%) Analyst
5 11 (8.80%) Consultant
5 11 (8.80%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.80%) Microstrategy Developer
6 9 (7.20%) SQL Server Developer
7 8 (6.40%) DBA
8 7 (5.60%) Architect
8 7 (5.60%) Business Analyst
8 7 (5.60%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.80%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (4.80%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.80%) Senior SQL Developer
10 5 (4.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
10 5 (4.00%) MicroStrategy Consultant
10 5 (4.00%) Tester
11 4 (3.20%) Data Architect
11 4 (3.20%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.00%) .NET
2 13 (10.40%) XML
3 10 (8.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (7.20%) WCF
4 9 (7.20%) Web Services
5 8 (6.40%) HTML
5 8 (6.40%) LINQ
5 8 (6.40%) Entity Framework
6 7 (5.60%) SOAP
6 7 (5.60%) J2EE
6 7 (5.60%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.00%) Middleware
7 5 (4.00%) WinForms
8 4 (3.20%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (2.40%) CSS
9 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.40%) WebCenter
9 3 (2.40%) jQuery
9 3 (2.40%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Mainframe
2 9 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.80%) GIS
3 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.20%) Taxonomies
4 4 (3.20%) NHS
4 4 (3.20%) Open Source
5 2 (1.60%) User Experience
6 1 (0.80%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.80%) Windows
2 20 (16.00%) UNIX
3 9 (7.20%) Linux
4 7 (5.60%) AIX
5 3 (2.40%) HPUX
5 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (19.20%) Scrum
3 14 (11.20%) ETL
4 13 (10.40%) Data Modelling
5 12 (9.60%) SOA
6 11 (8.80%) UML
6 11 (8.80%) Unit Testing
7 10 (8.00%) Automated Testing
8 9 (7.20%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (6.40%) Data Management
9 8 (6.40%) ITIL
10 7 (5.60%) OOP
10 7 (5.60%) Service Management
11 6 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.80%) TDD
11 6 (4.80%) User Stories
12 5 (4.00%) Rapid Prototyping
12 5 (4.00%) Validation
13 4 (3.20%) Migration
13 4 (3.20%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (56.80%) SQL
2 47 (37.60%) PL/SQL
3 19 (15.20%) Java
4 17 (13.60%) C#
5 9 (7.20%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.60%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.80%) Perl
8 5 (4.00%) C++
9 4 (3.20%) Korn
10 3 (2.40%) C
10 3 (2.40%) Delphi
11 2 (1.60%) PHP
11 2 (1.60%) Scala
11 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.60%) Python
12 1 (0.80%) VB
12 1 (0.80%) VB6
12 1 (0.80%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 26 (20.80%) Security Cleared
2 24 (19.20%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.60%) MCDBA
3 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.00%) MCITP
5 5 (4.00%) ISEB
6 2 (1.60%) Degree
6 2 (1.60%) CBAP
7 1 (0.80%) HND
7 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.80%) CISSP
7 1 (0.80%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (4.00%) QA
2 3 (2.40%) SLA
3 1 (0.80%) COSO
3 1 (0.80%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.40%) PowerHA
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (3.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (3.20%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.60%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.60%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.60%) BMC Performance Manager
4 2 (1.60%) SCOM
5 1 (0.80%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 25 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
2 23 (18.40%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.60%) CA
4 6 (4.80%) HP
5 5 (4.00%) SAP
5 5 (4.00%) IBM
5 5 (4.00%) BMC
6 3 (2.40%) Sun
6 3 (2.40%) Informatica
6 3 (2.40%) Remedy
6 3 (2.40%) Progress
6 3 (2.40%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.60%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.60%) Micro Focus
7 2 (1.60%) ESRI
7 2 (1.60%) Teradata
8 1 (0.80%) Siebel
8 1 (0.80%) BEA
8 1 (0.80%) Adobe