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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 17 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 67 51 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.56% 6.33% 5.15%
As % of the Vendors category 21.82% 16.83% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 32 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £203 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.35%
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
307 303 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.21% 37.59% 41.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 182 96
Average daily rate £330 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 15
Average hourly rate £13.73 £11.05 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.20% -26.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.53 £25.25
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +5 45 £425 +6.25% 7
West Wales +19 12 £450 +100.00%
North Wales -4 1 £325 +23.80%
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 62 (51.67%) SQL
2 45 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 37 (30.83%) PL/SQL
4 36 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 29 (24.17%) Oracle9i Database
6 27 (22.50%) Scrum
7 26 (21.67%) Windows
8 25 (20.83%) Microsoft
9 24 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 22 (18.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 21 (17.50%) MicroStrategy
11 21 (17.50%) SC Cleared
12 20 (16.67%) .NET
13 18 (15.00%) Linux
14 17 (14.17%) MySQL
15 16 (13.33%) Java
15 16 (13.33%) C#
15 16 (13.33%) ETL
16 15 (12.50%) Data Modelling
16 15 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
17 14 (11.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 13 (10.83%) Mainframe
19 12 (10.00%) RDBMS
19 12 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
19 12 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
19 12 (10.00%) MS Excel
19 12 (10.00%) MCDBA
19 12 (10.00%) XML
19 12 (10.00%) Maven

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 11 (9.17%) JBoss
2 8 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.83%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.33%) Apache
4 4 (3.33%) nginx
5 3 (2.50%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.67%) ArcSDE
6 2 (1.67%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.67%) Node.js
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.67%) WildFly
6 2 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.67%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.83%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.83%) CMS
7 1 (0.83%) Liferay
Applications
1 12 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.83%) FrameMaker
3 1 (0.83%) CorelDRAW
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.83%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.83%) Staffware
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.50%) HTTP
2 7 (5.83%) DNS
3 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.50%) LDAP
4 3 (2.50%) SSH
4 3 (2.50%) PuTTY
5 2 (1.67%) SAN
5 2 (1.67%) Firewall
5 2 (1.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 36 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 29 (24.17%) Oracle9i Database
4 22 (18.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 17 (14.17%) MySQL
6 15 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (11.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (10.00%) RDBMS
8 12 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (10.00%) Relational Database
9 10 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (5.00%) QlikView
10 6 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (4.17%) DB2
12 3 (2.50%) SAP BW
12 3 (2.50%) SQLPlus
13 2 (1.67%) Ingres
14 1 (0.83%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 12 (10.00%) Maven
2 9 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.67%) Toad
4 6 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.50%) Subversion
6 3 (2.50%) Ant
6 3 (2.50%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.50%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.50%) MSBuild
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.67%) CA Gen
7 2 (1.67%) Hudson
7 2 (1.67%) Apache Continuum
7 2 (1.67%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.67%) Rational Application Developer
7 2 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.67%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.67%) JDeveloper
General
1 4 (3.33%) Finance
2 3 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (52.50%) Developer
2 16 (13.33%) AWS Developer
3 13 (10.83%) SQL Developer
4 11 (9.17%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.33%) Architect
6 9 (7.50%) Consultant
6 9 (7.50%) SQL Server Developer
6 9 (7.50%) Microstrategy Developer
7 7 (5.83%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Data Architect
8 6 (5.00%) Tester
8 6 (5.00%) Senior SQL Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Senior SQL Server Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.33%) DBA
10 4 (3.33%) Analyst
10 4 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (2.50%) UNIX Engineer
11 3 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.67%) .NET
2 12 (10.00%) XML
3 10 (8.33%) J2EE
3 10 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 9 (7.50%) WCF
4 9 (7.50%) SOAP
4 9 (7.50%) HTML
5 8 (6.67%) Middleware
5 8 (6.67%) LINQ
5 8 (6.67%) Entity Framework
6 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET
7 6 (5.00%) Hibernate
8 5 (4.17%) WinForms
8 5 (4.17%) Web Services
8 5 (4.17%) Java EE
9 4 (3.33%) CSS
9 4 (3.33%) JSP
9 4 (3.33%) Spring
9 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (2.50%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) Mainframe
2 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.67%) GIS
4 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.00%) Taxonomies
5 4 (3.33%) NHS
6 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.67%) User Experience
7 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.83%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.67%) Windows
2 18 (15.00%) Linux
3 11 (9.17%) UNIX
4 6 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.00%) AIX
5 3 (2.50%) HPUX
5 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.50%) Scrum
3 16 (13.33%) ETL
4 15 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 11 (9.17%) Automated Testing
5 11 (9.17%) Unit Testing
6 9 (7.50%) Data Management
6 9 (7.50%) SOA
7 8 (6.67%) ITIL
7 8 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (5.83%) OOP
8 7 (5.83%) Service Management
9 6 (5.00%) TDD
9 6 (5.00%) Validation
9 6 (5.00%) Migration
9 6 (5.00%) UML
9 6 (5.00%) JVM Tuning
9 6 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (5.00%) Data Migration
9 6 (5.00%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 62 (51.67%) SQL
2 37 (30.83%) PL/SQL
3 16 (13.33%) C#
3 16 (13.33%) Java
4 9 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.17%) Python
6 5 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.17%) C++
7 3 (2.50%) Delphi
7 3 (2.50%) PHP
7 3 (2.50%) Ruby
8 2 (1.67%) Scala
8 2 (1.67%) Perl
9 1 (0.83%) COBOL
9 1 (0.83%) VB
9 1 (0.83%) NATURAL
9 1 (0.83%) VB6
Qualifications
1 24 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.00%) MCDBA
3 12 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (8.33%) MCITP
5 3 (2.50%) Degree
5 3 (2.50%) ISEB
6 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.83%) CISA
7 1 (0.83%) CISSP
7 1 (0.83%) HND
7 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) QA
2 5 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) COBIT
3 1 (0.83%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) PowerHA
2 1 (0.83%) vCloud
2 1 (0.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (2.50%) Puppet
1 3 (2.50%) Ansible
2 2 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.67%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.67%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.67%) BMC Performance Manager
2 2 (1.67%) SCOM
3 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 25 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.50%) MicroStrategy
3 7 (5.83%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.00%) IBM
5 5 (4.17%) SAP
5 5 (4.17%) BMC
6 4 (3.33%) HP
7 3 (2.50%) Sun
7 3 (2.50%) Informatica
8 2 (1.67%) Teradata
8 2 (1.67%) Lotus
8 2 (1.67%) Progress
8 2 (1.67%) CA
8 2 (1.67%) Mapinfo
8 2 (1.67%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.67%) ESRI
9 1 (0.83%) VMware
9 1 (0.83%) BEA
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco
9 1 (0.83%) Siebel