The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Wales region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 16 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle 77 33 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.28% 6.43% 10.90%
As % of the Vendors category 24.52% 13.20% 24.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 25 38
Average daily rate
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£400 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £400 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £34.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +4.54%
Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
314 250 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.92% 48.73% 45.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 147 137
Average daily rate £400 £325 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £167 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 17
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £16.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.39 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.50 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Oracle
UK

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 22 July 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
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 22 July 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 +1 50 £353 +28.18% 9
West Wales +4 22 £495 +65.00% 1
Oracle
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Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 54 (46.96%) SQL
2 38 (33.04%) Security Cleared
3 28 (24.35%) Microsoft
3 28 (24.35%) SC Cleared
4 27 (23.48%) SQL Server
5 22 (19.13%) Java
5 22 (19.13%) UNIX
5 22 (19.13%) Scrum
6 21 (18.26%) Windows
6 21 (18.26%) Web Services
7 20 (17.39%) XML
7 20 (17.39%) Finance
8 19 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (13.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (13.91%) HP
9 16 (13.91%) Oracle Database
10 15 (13.04%) Relational Database
10 15 (13.04%) MySQL
10 15 (13.04%) PRINCE2
10 15 (13.04%) Maven
10 15 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (12.17%) SOAP
12 13 (11.30%) Ant
12 13 (11.30%) HP Quality Center
12 13 (11.30%) Red Gate
13 12 (10.43%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (10.43%) PL/SQL
13 12 (10.43%) Project Management
14 11 (9.57%) JIRA
14 11 (9.57%) Selenium

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 7 (6.09%) WebLogic
1 7 (6.09%) Apache
2 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.74%) CICS
4 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.87%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS Project
2 2 (1.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (2.61%) Agresso
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.87%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.87%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.87%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.87%) Magento
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Office 365
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) 3G
1 7 (6.09%) SAN
1 7 (6.09%) 2G
1 7 (6.09%) 4G
2 4 (3.48%) Internet
3 3 (2.61%) HTTP
3 3 (2.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.48%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (13.91%) Oracle Database
3 15 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 15 (13.04%) MySQL
3 15 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (10.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (5.22%) RDBMS
7 6 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.35%) Star Schema
8 5 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (4.35%) Hadoop
8 5 (4.35%) Pentaho
9 4 (3.48%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (2.61%) OLAP
10 3 (2.61%) DataStage
10 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (13.04%) Maven
2 13 (11.30%) Ant
3 11 (9.57%) JIRA
3 11 (9.57%) Selenium
3 11 (9.57%) Apache Ivy
4 10 (8.70%) SoapUI
5 7 (6.09%) Toad
5 7 (6.09%) LoadRunner
5 7 (6.09%) eggPlant
6 5 (4.35%) JUnit
6 5 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (4.35%) CA Gen
7 4 (3.48%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.48%) Subversion
7 4 (3.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (2.61%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.61%) Hudson
8 3 (2.61%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.61%) JBehave
General
1 20 (17.39%) Finance
2 8 (6.96%) Banking
3 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.74%) Local Government
5 1 (0.87%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (25.22%) Developer
2 21 (18.26%) Analyst
3 16 (13.91%) Project Manager
4 15 (13.04%) DBA
5 12 (10.43%) SQL DBA
6 10 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Business Analyst
8 7 (6.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) QA Leader
9 6 (5.22%) C++ Developer
9 6 (5.22%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.48%) Lead Software Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Administrator
10 4 (3.48%) Architect
10 4 (3.48%) Consultant
10 4 (3.48%) Test Analyst
11 3 (2.61%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (2.61%) Programmer
11 3 (2.61%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.26%) Web Services
2 20 (17.39%) XML
3 14 (12.17%) SOAP
4 10 (8.70%) .NET
5 9 (7.83%) J2EE
5 9 (7.83%) REST
6 8 (6.96%) Spring
6 8 (6.96%) HTML
7 7 (6.09%) J2ME
7 7 (6.09%) WAP
7 7 (6.09%) JSF
8 6 (5.22%) XSLT
9 5 (4.35%) Middleware
9 5 (4.35%) WSDL
9 5 (4.35%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.35%) Apache Camel
10 4 (3.48%) JPA
10 4 (3.48%) JDBC
11 3 (2.61%) XSD
11 3 (2.61%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.09%) Handset
2 7 (6.09%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (4.35%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.48%) Statistics
5 3 (2.61%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.74%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.74%) iSeries
6 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.87%) AS400
7 1 (0.87%) GIS
7 1 (0.87%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.87%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.87%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.13%) UNIX
2 21 (18.26%) Windows
3 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (6.96%) Linux
4 2 (1.74%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.74%) Solaris
5 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.13%) Scrum
2 19 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 12 (10.43%) Project Management
5 11 (9.57%) Test Automation
6 9 (7.83%) ETL
7 8 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (6.96%) UML
8 7 (6.09%) Regression Testing
8 7 (6.09%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.09%) Manual Testing
8 7 (6.09%) Automation Testing
9 6 (5.22%) Web Application Development
9 6 (5.22%) Migration
9 6 (5.22%) TDD
9 6 (5.22%) CRM
10 5 (4.35%) ERP
11 4 (3.48%) Server Monitoring
11 4 (3.48%) Data Migration
11 4 (3.48%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 54 (46.96%) SQL
2 22 (19.13%) Java
3 12 (10.43%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.22%) XPath
4 6 (5.22%) C++
5 5 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.35%) VC++
5 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.48%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.61%) C
7 3 (2.61%) C#
7 3 (2.61%) XQuery
7 3 (2.61%) Groovy
8 2 (1.74%) VB
9 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.87%) VBA
9 1 (0.87%) PHP
9 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (33.04%) Security Cleared
2 28 (24.35%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.09%) MCDBA
3 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.09%) MCITP
4 6 (5.22%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.22%) ISEB
5 5 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (2.61%) PMP
6 3 (2.61%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.74%) IIBA
7 2 (1.74%) Degree
7 2 (1.74%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.87%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.83%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.87%) GAMP
2 1 (0.87%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) vSphere
1 7 (6.09%) vCloud
1 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (6.09%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.35%) XenServer
2 5 (4.35%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.74%) MetaFrame
3 2 (1.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (11.30%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 5 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.74%) SCCM
3 2 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (24.35%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.91%) HP
3 13 (11.30%) Red Gate
4 9 (7.83%) VMware
5 8 (6.96%) SAP
6 7 (6.09%) Sun
6 7 (6.09%) Citrix
6 7 (6.09%) Apple
7 6 (5.22%) IBM
8 5 (4.35%) JBoss
8 5 (4.35%) Symantec
8 5 (4.35%) Remedy
8 5 (4.35%) CA
8 5 (4.35%) Talend
9 4 (3.48%) Informatica
9 4 (3.48%) Business Objects
10 3 (2.61%) Cognos
10 3 (2.61%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.74%) Guidewire
11 2 (1.74%) Thunderhead
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