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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 15 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 83 59 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.65% 10.79% 10.91%
As % of the Vendors category 27.76% 21.93% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 29
Average daily rate
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£385 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £83.75 - £19.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 - £19.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £132.75 - £19.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
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
299 269 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.38% 49.18% 46.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 152 120
Average daily rate £375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.58 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -20.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.50 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Oracle Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 September 2014. 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 53 £353 +28.18% 20
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UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 59 (41.84%) SQL
2 50 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (31.21%) SQL Server
4 41 (29.08%) Security Cleared
5 35 (24.82%) XML
5 35 (24.82%) Microsoft
6 33 (23.40%) Java
7 32 (22.70%) Web Services
8 29 (20.57%) SC Cleared
9 28 (19.86%) Relational Database
10 27 (19.15%) Finance
11 26 (18.44%) UNIX
12 25 (17.73%) Oracle Database
13 23 (16.31%) Windows
13 23 (16.31%) SOAP
14 21 (14.89%) .NET
15 20 (14.18%) Scrum
15 20 (14.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 20 (14.18%) REST
16 19 (13.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 17 (12.06%) UML
18 16 (11.35%) PRINCE2
18 16 (11.35%) MySQL
18 16 (11.35%) SQL Server 2012
19 15 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
20 14 (9.93%) Project Management
21 13 (9.22%) Maven
21 13 (9.22%) WebLogic
21 13 (9.22%) Oracle Database 11g
21 13 (9.22%) Red Gate

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 13 (9.22%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.55%) Apache
2 5 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.42%) Documentum
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.42%) CICS
5 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.42%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.42%) MS Project
2 2 (1.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (3.55%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (2.84%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (2.13%) Agresso
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.71%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.71%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.71%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.55%) SAN
2 4 (2.84%) HTTP
2 4 (2.84%) 3G
2 4 (2.84%) 2G
2 4 (2.84%) 4G
3 2 (1.42%) SSL
3 2 (1.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (31.21%) SQL Server
2 28 (19.86%) Relational Database
3 25 (17.73%) Oracle Database
4 20 (14.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (13.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (11.35%) MySQL
6 16 (11.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (9.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (7.80%) RDBMS
10 9 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (4.96%) MongoDB
12 7 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (3.55%) Pentaho
14 5 (3.55%) Hadoop
14 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (3.55%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (3.55%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 13 (9.22%) Maven
2 11 (7.80%) Selenium
3 10 (7.09%) Ant
4 8 (5.67%) Toad
4 8 (5.67%) JIRA
5 7 (4.96%) Apache Ivy
6 6 (4.26%) WebDriver
6 6 (4.26%) SoapUI
7 5 (3.55%) CA Gen
7 5 (3.55%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (3.55%) TestNG
7 5 (3.55%) JUnit
8 4 (2.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (2.84%) LoadRunner
8 4 (2.84%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (2.84%) Subversion
8 4 (2.84%) eggPlant
9 3 (2.13%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.13%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (19.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.55%) Banking
3 2 (1.42%) Local Government
3 2 (1.42%) Marketing
3 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.71%) Electronics
4 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.71%) Billing
4 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 37 (26.24%) Developer
2 22 (15.60%) Analyst
3 19 (13.48%) DBA
4 18 (12.77%) Architect
5 16 (11.35%) Project Manager
6 14 (9.93%) Technical Architect
7 12 (8.51%) Java Developer
7 12 (8.51%) SQL DBA
8 7 (4.96%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) Data Analyst
9 6 (4.26%) C++ Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Administrator
9 6 (4.26%) Consultant
9 6 (4.26%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.55%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.55%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 4 (2.84%) Test Leader
11 4 (2.84%) QA Leader
11 4 (2.84%) Tester
11 4 (2.84%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (24.82%) XML
2 32 (22.70%) Web Services
3 23 (16.31%) SOAP
4 21 (14.89%) .NET
5 20 (14.18%) REST
6 10 (7.09%) HTML
6 10 (7.09%) Middleware
6 10 (7.09%) Spring
7 9 (6.38%) J2EE
8 8 (5.67%) Hibernate
9 7 (4.96%) JSF
9 7 (4.96%) XSLT
10 6 (4.26%) JSON
11 5 (3.55%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.55%) WSDL
11 5 (3.55%) Apache Camel
12 4 (2.84%) RESTful
12 4 (2.84%) JPA
12 4 (2.84%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (2.84%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.22%) Open Source
2 6 (4.26%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.26%) iSeries
3 5 (3.55%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.84%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (2.84%) Data Extraction
4 4 (2.84%) AS400
4 4 (2.84%) Handset
4 4 (2.84%) Replication
4 4 (2.84%) Statistics
5 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.42%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.42%) GIS
6 2 (1.42%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.42%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.42%) NHS
6 2 (1.42%) LPAR
6 2 (1.42%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.71%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.44%) UNIX
2 23 (16.31%) Windows
3 11 (7.80%) Linux
4 9 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (5.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.84%) CentOS
7 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.42%) AIX
7 2 (1.42%) Solaris
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.46%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (14.18%) Scrum
3 17 (12.06%) UML
4 16 (11.35%) PRINCE2
5 14 (9.93%) Project Management
6 12 (8.51%) Data Modelling
7 11 (7.80%) TDD
8 10 (7.09%) ETL
8 10 (7.09%) Test Automation
9 8 (5.67%) Software Engineering
9 8 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (5.67%) Coaching
10 7 (4.96%) Automation Testing
10 7 (4.96%) Line Management
10 7 (4.96%) SOA
10 7 (4.96%) Migration
11 6 (4.26%) Regression Testing
11 6 (4.26%) OO
11 6 (4.26%) Automated Testing
11 6 (4.26%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 59 (41.84%) SQL
2 33 (23.40%) Java
3 12 (8.51%) PL/SQL
4 7 (4.96%) C#
5 6 (4.26%) C++
5 6 (4.26%) VB
6 5 (3.55%) VC++
6 5 (3.55%) XPath
6 5 (3.55%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.13%) C
7 3 (2.13%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.13%) VBA
7 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.42%) Scala
8 2 (1.42%) Groovy
8 2 (1.42%) XQuery
8 2 (1.42%) Perl
8 2 (1.42%) PHP
9 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (29.08%) Security Cleared
2 29 (20.57%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.96%) MCDBA
3 7 (4.96%) ISEB
3 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.96%) MCITP
4 6 (4.26%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.26%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.13%) PMP
5 3 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.42%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.42%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.42%) IIBA
6 2 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.71%) Degree
7 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.96%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.26%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.55%) vSphere
2 5 (3.55%) vCloud
3 3 (2.13%) XenServer
3 3 (2.13%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.42%) NFS
4 2 (1.42%) MetaFrame
4 2 (1.42%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (7.80%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (2.13%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.13%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.42%) SCCM
3 2 (1.42%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 35 (24.82%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.22%) Red Gate
3 12 (8.51%) SAP
4 11 (7.80%) IBM
5 10 (7.09%) VMware
6 9 (6.38%) HP
7 8 (5.67%) Business Objects
8 7 (4.96%) Informatica
9 5 (3.55%) Citrix
9 5 (3.55%) CA
9 5 (3.55%) JBoss
9 5 (3.55%) Talend
10 4 (2.84%) EMC
10 4 (2.84%) Sun
10 4 (2.84%) Apple
10 4 (2.84%) Remedy
11 3 (2.13%) Cognos
11 3 (2.13%) Symantec
12 2 (1.42%) Thunderhead
12 2 (1.42%) JD Edwards
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