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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 14 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 83 65 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.78% 8.15% 6.02%
As % of the Vendors category 25.15% 20.31% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 45 21
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£350 £375 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £216 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £470 £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% -
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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
330 320 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.87% 40.10% 45.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 191 123
Average daily rate £350 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 18
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.09 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.50 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 July 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 2 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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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 +6 63 £308 -12.14% 12
West Wales +7 13 £438 +75.00%
North Wales - 1 £325 -
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Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 52 (39.10%) SQL
2 49 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (33.08%) Oracle Database
4 38 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 33 (24.81%) MySQL
6 30 (22.56%) Linux
7 29 (21.80%) Java
7 29 (21.80%) HTTP
8 28 (21.05%) PL/SQL
8 28 (21.05%) Scrum
9 27 (20.30%) Microsoft
10 26 (19.55%) Relational Database
11 25 (18.80%) XML
11 25 (18.80%) Windows
11 25 (18.80%) Security Cleared
12 23 (17.29%) SOAP
12 23 (17.29%) JavaScript
12 23 (17.29%) HTML
13 22 (16.54%) JBoss
13 22 (16.54%) SC Cleared
14 21 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
15 20 (15.04%) .NET
16 19 (14.29%) ETL
16 19 (14.29%) Maven
17 18 (13.53%) Spring
17 18 (13.53%) JSP
17 18 (13.53%) Web Services
18 17 (12.78%) Oracle9i Database
19 16 (12.03%) J2EE
20 15 (11.28%) C#

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 22 (16.54%) JBoss
2 14 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.51%) IBM Notes
3 6 (4.51%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.01%) Apache
4 4 (3.01%) nginx
5 3 (2.26%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.50%) ArcSDE
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.50%) Node.js
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.50%) WildFly
6 2 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.50%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.75%) CMS
7 1 (0.75%) Liferay
Applications
1 11 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.51%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (21.80%) HTTP
2 12 (9.02%) DNS
3 11 (8.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.26%) SSH
4 3 (2.26%) PuTTY
4 3 (2.26%) LDAP
5 2 (1.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (33.08%) Oracle Database
2 38 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 33 (24.81%) MySQL
4 26 (19.55%) Relational Database
5 21 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (12.78%) Oracle9i Database
7 14 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (9.02%) RDBMS
8 12 (9.02%) Oracle Database 12c
9 10 (7.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (7.52%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (7.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (6.02%) DB2
11 6 (4.51%) SQLPlus
11 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (3.76%) Ingres
13 4 (3.01%) QlikView
14 3 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (1.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (14.29%) Maven
2 15 (11.28%) Jenkins
3 11 (8.27%) Toad
4 7 (5.26%) JMeter
5 6 (4.51%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (3.76%) Selenium
6 5 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.01%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.26%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.26%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (2.26%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.26%) Ant
8 3 (2.26%) Subversion
8 3 (2.26%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.50%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.50%) Hudson
9 2 (1.50%) Apache Continuum
9 2 (1.50%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (8.27%) Finance
2 3 (2.26%) Back Office
3 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (48.12%) Developer
2 19 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 13 (9.77%) SQL Developer
4 12 (9.02%) AWS Developer
5 11 (8.27%) Tester
5 11 (8.27%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.52%) Architect
7 9 (6.77%) SQL Server Developer
8 7 (5.26%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.51%) Data Architect
9 6 (4.51%) Senior SQL Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Middleware Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) Infrastructure Manager
10 5 (3.76%) Senior SQL Server Developer
10 5 (3.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 5 (3.76%) DBA
10 5 (3.76%) Analyst
11 4 (3.01%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.80%) XML
2 23 (17.29%) HTML
2 23 (17.29%) SOAP
3 20 (15.04%) .NET
4 18 (13.53%) JSP
4 18 (13.53%) Spring
4 18 (13.53%) Web Services
5 16 (12.03%) J2EE
6 15 (11.28%) Struts
7 14 (10.53%) JDBC
7 14 (10.53%) JPA
7 14 (10.53%) AngularJS
8 13 (9.77%) Middleware
9 10 (7.52%) .NET Framework
10 9 (6.77%) WCF
11 8 (6.02%) LINQ
11 8 (6.02%) Entity Framework
12 7 (5.26%) ASP.NET
13 6 (4.51%) Hibernate
14 5 (3.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) Mainframe
2 8 (6.02%) GIS
3 7 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.51%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.51%) Taxonomies
5 4 (3.01%) NHS
6 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.50%) User Experience
7 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.56%) Linux
2 25 (18.80%) Windows
3 12 (9.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.77%) AIX
5 7 (5.26%) UNIX
6 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.26%) HPUX
8 2 (1.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.05%) Scrum
3 19 (14.29%) ETL
4 15 (11.28%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (10.53%) Web Development
5 14 (10.53%) OO
6 13 (9.77%) Data Modelling
7 12 (9.02%) Data Management
7 12 (9.02%) Automated Testing
7 12 (9.02%) JVM Tuning
8 11 (8.27%) Unit Testing
9 9 (6.77%) ITIL
10 8 (6.02%) SOA
10 8 (6.02%) Service Management
11 7 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.26%) TDD
11 7 (5.26%) OOP
12 6 (4.51%) Migration
12 6 (4.51%) Project Management
12 6 (4.51%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (39.10%) SQL
2 29 (21.80%) Java
3 28 (21.05%) PL/SQL
4 23 (17.29%) JavaScript
5 15 (11.28%) C#
6 12 (9.02%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.76%) Python
7 5 (3.76%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.76%) C++
8 4 (3.01%) Ruby
9 3 (2.26%) Delphi
9 3 (2.26%) PHP
10 2 (1.50%) Perl
10 2 (1.50%) Scala
11 1 (0.75%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.75%) NATURAL
11 1 (0.75%) VB6
11 1 (0.75%) COBOL
11 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (18.80%) Security Cleared
2 22 (16.54%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.02%) MCDBA
3 12 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.52%) MCITP
5 6 (4.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.50%) ISEB
6 2 (1.50%) Degree
7 1 (0.75%) CISSP
7 1 (0.75%) CISA
7 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.76%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) COSO
2 1 (0.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (2.26%) PowerHA
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.75%) vCloud
3 1 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (2.26%) Puppet
1 3 (2.26%) Ansible
2 2 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.50%) SCCM
3 1 (0.75%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 27 (20.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.77%) Red Hat
3 9 (6.77%) MicroStrategy
4 8 (6.02%) IBM
5 6 (4.51%) Lotus
6 4 (3.01%) HP
6 4 (3.01%) SAP
7 3 (2.26%) Sun
7 3 (2.26%) BMC
7 3 (2.26%) VMware
8 2 (1.50%) AppSense
8 2 (1.50%) Teradata
8 2 (1.50%) Informatica
8 2 (1.50%) NetApp
8 2 (1.50%) Mapinfo
8 2 (1.50%) Symantec
8 2 (1.50%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.50%) ESRI
8 2 (1.50%) Citrix
9 1 (0.75%) Siebel
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