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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 13 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Oracle 89 83 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.10% 11.13% 6.36%
As % of the Vendors category 24.32% 26.95% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 58 27
Average daily rate
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£308 £386 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.38% +40.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £492 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £33.30
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.61%
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
366 308 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.54% 41.29% 48.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 186 151
Average daily rate £350 £385 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +21.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £497 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -1.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.35 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 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 31 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
South Wales +3 69 £300 -14.28% 16
West Wales -10 8 £431 -12.87%
Mid Wales - 4 £275 -
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 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 48 (32.21%) SQL
2 47 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (29.53%) Java
3 44 (29.53%) Oracle Database
4 43 (28.86%) MySQL
5 40 (26.85%) SQL Server
5 40 (26.85%) Linux
6 38 (25.50%) HTTP
7 34 (22.82%) Relational Database
8 32 (21.48%) XML
9 31 (20.81%) SOAP
9 31 (20.81%) JavaScript
9 31 (20.81%) HTML
10 30 (20.13%) Microsoft
11 28 (18.79%) Windows
11 28 (18.79%) JBoss
11 28 (18.79%) Scrum
12 27 (18.12%) Web Services
13 26 (17.45%) JSP
13 26 (17.45%) Spring
13 26 (17.45%) Security Cleared
14 23 (15.44%) SC Cleared
14 23 (15.44%) Struts
15 22 (14.77%) JDBC
15 22 (14.77%) PL/SQL
15 22 (14.77%) OO
15 22 (14.77%) JPA
15 22 (14.77%) Oracle Database 11g
15 22 (14.77%) Web Development
15 22 (14.77%) AngularJS

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 28 (18.79%) JBoss
2 15 (10.07%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.04%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.70%) Apache
5 6 (4.03%) IBM Notes
6 5 (3.36%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (2.68%) nginx
8 3 (2.01%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.01%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.34%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.34%) ArcSDE
9 2 (1.34%) Node.js
9 2 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.34%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.34%) WildFly
10 1 (0.67%) Liferay
10 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.03%) Office 365
3 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (25.50%) HTTP
2 13 (8.72%) DNS
3 12 (8.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.68%) Firewall
5 3 (2.01%) SSH
5 3 (2.01%) NAS
5 3 (2.01%) PuTTY
5 3 (2.01%) SAN
5 3 (2.01%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (29.53%) Oracle Database
2 43 (28.86%) MySQL
3 40 (26.85%) SQL Server
4 34 (22.82%) Relational Database
5 22 (14.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (9.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (9.40%) Oracle Database 12c
6 14 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (8.05%) RDBMS
8 11 (7.38%) Oracle9i Database
9 10 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (6.71%) DB2
10 8 (5.37%) SQLPlus
11 7 (4.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (3.36%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (3.36%) Ingres
14 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
16 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (14.09%) Maven
2 17 (11.41%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.05%) JMeter
4 10 (6.71%) Toad
4 10 (6.71%) Selenium
5 8 (5.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (4.70%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.70%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (4.70%) Eclipse
7 6 (4.03%) Subversion
8 5 (3.36%) Git (software)
8 5 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.68%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.01%) MSBuild
10 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.01%) Hudson
11 2 (1.34%) Apache Continuum
11 2 (1.34%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.34%) Rational Application Developer
11 2 (1.34%) JIRA
General
1 14 (9.40%) Finance
2 4 (2.68%) Back Office
3 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (42.95%) Developer
2 28 (18.79%) Java Developer
3 15 (10.07%) Tester
4 14 (9.40%) SQL Developer
5 11 (7.38%) Architect
5 11 (7.38%) DBA
5 11 (7.38%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.04%) SQL Server Developer
7 7 (4.70%) Middleware Engineer
7 7 (4.70%) Analyst
7 7 (4.70%) .NET Developer
7 7 (4.70%) Administrator
8 6 (4.03%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.03%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.03%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.03%) Data Architect
8 6 (4.03%) Senior SQL Developer
8 6 (4.03%) AWS Developer
9 5 (3.36%) Senior SQL Server Developer
9 5 (3.36%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.48%) XML
2 31 (20.81%) HTML
2 31 (20.81%) SOAP
3 27 (18.12%) Web Services
4 26 (17.45%) Spring
4 26 (17.45%) JSP
5 23 (15.44%) Struts
6 22 (14.77%) JDBC
6 22 (14.77%) JPA
6 22 (14.77%) AngularJS
7 20 (13.42%) .NET
8 17 (11.41%) J2EE
8 17 (11.41%) Middleware
9 10 (6.71%) .NET Framework
10 9 (6.04%) WCF
11 8 (5.37%) LINQ
11 8 (5.37%) Entity Framework
12 7 (4.70%) ASP.NET
13 6 (4.03%) Hibernate
13 6 (4.03%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.72%) Mainframe
2 8 (5.37%) GIS
3 6 (4.03%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.03%) Taxonomies
3 6 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.68%) NHS
5 3 (2.01%) EMC VNX
5 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.01%) Clustering
6 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.34%) User Experience
7 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.85%) Linux
2 28 (18.79%) Windows
3 14 (9.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.04%) UNIX
4 9 (6.04%) AIX
5 6 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.01%) HPUX
7 2 (1.34%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.79%) Scrum
3 22 (14.77%) Web Development
3 22 (14.77%) OO
4 21 (14.09%) ETL
5 20 (13.42%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (9.40%) Data Management
7 13 (8.72%) JVM Tuning
8 12 (8.05%) Migration
9 9 (6.04%) Automated Testing
9 9 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (6.04%) ITIL
9 9 (6.04%) Performance Testing
10 8 (5.37%) Unit Testing
10 8 (5.37%) Data Migration
10 8 (5.37%) Service Management
11 7 (4.70%) SOA
11 7 (4.70%) OOP
11 7 (4.70%) TDD
12 6 (4.03%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.21%) SQL
2 44 (29.53%) Java
3 31 (20.81%) JavaScript
4 22 (14.77%) PL/SQL
5 15 (10.07%) C#
6 13 (8.72%) Shell Script
7 9 (6.04%) Ruby
8 6 (4.03%) Python
9 5 (3.36%) C++
9 5 (3.36%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.01%) Delphi
10 3 (2.01%) Perl
10 3 (2.01%) PHP
11 2 (1.34%) Scala
12 1 (0.67%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.67%) NATURAL
12 1 (0.67%) VB6
12 1 (0.67%) VB
12 1 (0.67%) COBOL
12 1 (0.67%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 26 (17.45%) Security Cleared
2 23 (15.44%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (8.05%) MCDBA
4 12 (8.05%) MCITP
5 6 (4.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.68%) Degree
7 2 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.34%) OCP
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.67%) ISEB
8 1 (0.67%) MCSE
8 1 (0.67%) MCSA
8 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.01%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.01%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.01%) PowerHA
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.67%) vCloud
3 1 (0.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) Puppet
2 3 (2.01%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (2.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (2.01%) Ansible
3 2 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.34%) SCCM
3 2 (1.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 30 (20.13%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.07%) Red Hat
3 8 (5.37%) IBM
4 6 (4.03%) VMware
4 6 (4.03%) Lotus
5 4 (2.68%) Cisco
5 4 (2.68%) HP
6 3 (2.01%) EMC
6 3 (2.01%) Sun
6 3 (2.01%) BMC
6 3 (2.01%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.34%) NetApp
7 2 (1.34%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.34%) Symantec
7 2 (1.34%) Micro Focus
7 2 (1.34%) ESRI
7 2 (1.34%) Citrix
7 2 (1.34%) SAP
7 2 (1.34%) AppSense
8 1 (0.67%) Teradata
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