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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 13 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 98 76 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.86% 10.95% 9.90%
As % of the Vendors category 24.62% 28.25% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 49 40
Average daily rate
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£320 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £504 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £83.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
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
398 269 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.12% 38.76% 47.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 161 152
Average daily rate £375 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 16
Average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.35 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £22.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +7 84 £308 -3.90% 18
West Wales -13 5 £360 -26.15%
Mid Wales - 4 £275 -
Oracle
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Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (37.58%) Java
2 61 (36.97%) SQL
3 59 (35.76%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (30.91%) Oracle Database
5 50 (30.30%) Linux
6 46 (27.88%) HTTP
7 43 (26.06%) MySQL
8 41 (24.85%) SQL Server
8 41 (24.85%) HTML
9 40 (24.24%) JavaScript
10 37 (22.42%) Relational Database
11 35 (21.21%) XML
12 33 (20.00%) Web Services
13 30 (18.18%) Scrum
13 30 (18.18%) Spring
13 30 (18.18%) JBoss
13 30 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
14 29 (17.58%) Security Cleared
14 29 (17.58%) SOAP
15 28 (16.97%) PL/SQL
15 28 (16.97%) Windows
16 27 (16.36%) J2EE
16 27 (16.36%) Microsoft
16 27 (16.36%) Maven
17 26 (15.76%) OO
17 26 (15.76%) JSP
17 26 (15.76%) JPA
18 23 (13.94%) SC Cleared
18 23 (13.94%) Struts
19 22 (13.33%) JDBC

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (18.18%) JBoss
2 17 (10.30%) Tomcat
3 16 (9.70%) WebLogic
4 7 (4.24%) Apache
5 6 (3.64%) IBM Notes
6 5 (3.03%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (2.42%) nginx
8 3 (1.82%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.82%) SAS
8 3 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.21%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.21%) ArcSDE
9 2 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.21%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.21%) Node.js
9 2 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.21%) WildFly
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.61%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.64%) Office 365
2 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (27.88%) HTTP
2 15 (9.09%) DNS
3 14 (8.48%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.42%) Firewall
5 3 (1.82%) SSH
5 3 (1.82%) NAS
5 3 (1.82%) PuTTY
5 3 (1.82%) SAN
5 3 (1.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (30.91%) Oracle Database
2 43 (26.06%) MySQL
3 41 (24.85%) SQL Server
4 37 (22.42%) Relational Database
5 30 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (10.30%) Oracle Database 12c
7 15 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (8.48%) RDBMS
9 12 (7.27%) DB2
9 12 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
11 10 (6.06%) SQLPlus
12 8 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (3.03%) Ingres
16 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
17 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
18 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (16.36%) Maven
2 19 (11.52%) Jenkins
3 17 (10.30%) JMeter
4 12 (7.27%) Selenium
4 12 (7.27%) Toad
5 10 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (6.06%) Eclipse
6 9 (5.45%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.24%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (3.64%) Subversion
8 6 (3.64%) SoapUI
9 5 (3.03%) Git (software)
10 4 (2.42%) JIRA
10 4 (2.42%) Ant
10 4 (2.42%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.82%) Hudson
11 3 (1.82%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.82%) WebLogic Workshop
11 3 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (10.91%) Finance
2 4 (2.42%) Back Office
3 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (40.61%) Developer
2 32 (19.39%) Java Developer
3 19 (11.52%) Tester
4 16 (9.70%) Architect
5 14 (8.48%) SQL Developer
6 11 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 11 (6.67%) Analyst
6 11 (6.67%) DBA
7 9 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (5.45%) Test Analyst
7 9 (5.45%) SQL Server Developer
8 8 (4.85%) Administrator
9 7 (4.24%) Middleware Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) Performance Tester
10 6 (3.64%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.64%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Senior SQL Developer
10 6 (3.64%) AWS Developer
11 5 (3.03%) Consultant
11 5 (3.03%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (24.85%) HTML
2 35 (21.21%) XML
3 33 (20.00%) Web Services
4 30 (18.18%) Spring
5 29 (17.58%) SOAP
6 27 (16.36%) J2EE
7 26 (15.76%) JSP
7 26 (15.76%) JPA
8 23 (13.94%) Struts
9 22 (13.33%) JDBC
9 22 (13.33%) AngularJS
10 19 (11.52%) Middleware
11 17 (10.30%) .NET
12 10 (6.06%) Hibernate
12 10 (6.06%) .NET Framework
13 8 (4.85%) LINQ
13 8 (4.85%) CSS
13 8 (4.85%) Entity Framework
14 7 (4.24%) WCF
14 7 (4.24%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.88%) Mainframe
2 7 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.64%) GIS
3 6 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.42%) Taxonomies
4 4 (2.42%) NHS
5 3 (1.82%) EMC VNX
5 3 (1.82%) Clustering
6 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.21%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 50 (30.30%) Linux
2 28 (16.97%) Windows
3 16 (9.70%) UNIX
3 16 (9.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.45%) AIX
5 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.82%) HPUX
7 2 (1.21%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (35.76%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (18.18%) Scrum
3 26 (15.76%) OO
4 22 (13.33%) ETL
4 22 (13.33%) Web Development
4 22 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (9.09%) JVM Tuning
6 14 (8.48%) Data Management
7 12 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 11 (6.67%) UML
8 11 (6.67%) Performance Testing
8 11 (6.67%) Migration
9 9 (5.45%) Automated Testing
10 8 (4.85%) ITIL
10 8 (4.85%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.24%) Project Planning
11 7 (4.24%) OOP
11 7 (4.24%) Service Management
11 7 (4.24%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 62 (37.58%) Java
2 61 (36.97%) SQL
3 40 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 28 (16.97%) PL/SQL
5 15 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 12 (7.27%) C#
7 9 (5.45%) Ruby
7 9 (5.45%) BeanShell
8 6 (3.64%) Python
9 5 (3.03%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.42%) C++
11 3 (1.82%) Delphi
11 3 (1.82%) Perl
11 3 (1.82%) PHP
12 2 (1.21%) Scala
13 1 (0.61%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.61%) NATURAL
13 1 (0.61%) VB6
13 1 (0.61%) VB
13 1 (0.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 29 (17.58%) Security Cleared
2 23 (13.94%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.27%) MCDBA
4 12 (7.27%) MCITP
5 6 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.42%) Degree
7 2 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.21%) OCP
7 2 (1.21%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.61%) ISEB
8 1 (0.61%) MCSE
8 1 (0.61%) MCSA
8 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.82%) Hyper-V
1 3 (1.82%) PowerHA
2 2 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) vCloud
3 1 (0.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.42%) Puppet
2 3 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.82%) Ansible
3 2 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.21%) SCCM
3 2 (1.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.61%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 27 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.30%) Red Hat
3 14 (8.48%) IBM
4 6 (3.64%) VMware
4 6 (3.64%) Lotus
5 4 (2.42%) Cisco
5 4 (2.42%) SAP
5 4 (2.42%) HP
6 3 (1.82%) EMC
6 3 (1.82%) Sun
6 3 (1.82%) BMC
6 3 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.21%) NetApp
7 2 (1.21%) Informatica
7 2 (1.21%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.21%) Symantec
7 2 (1.21%) Micro Focus
7 2 (1.21%) ESRI
7 2 (1.21%) Citrix
7 2 (1.21%) AppSense
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