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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 35 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 39 60 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.11% 8.71% 5.56%
As % of the Vendors category 14.77% 18.58% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 41 12
Average daily rate £325 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £375 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +24.60%
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
264 323 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.38% 46.88% 44.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 211 112
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 12
Average hourly rate £24.38 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.95 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -23 32 £325 -13.33% 20
West Wales +17 3 £450 -
North Wales - 1 - - 3
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 58 (64.44%) SQL
2 37 (41.11%) Oracle Database
3 29 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (30.00%) Java
5 24 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 20 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 20 (22.22%) XML
6 20 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (20.00%) Windows
7 18 (20.00%) Linux
8 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
8 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
8 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
9 16 (17.78%) Relational Database
10 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (14.44%) Maven
11 13 (14.44%) Web Services
11 13 (14.44%) J2EE
12 12 (13.33%) Unix
12 12 (13.33%) Finance
13 11 (12.22%) Validation
13 11 (12.22%) Migration
13 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
13 11 (12.22%) WebLogic
13 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared
14 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (11.11%) MS Office
14 10 (11.11%) HTML
14 10 (11.11%) MySQL
14 10 (11.11%) UML

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (12.22%) WebLogic
2 7 (7.78%) SAS
2 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.56%) Apache
3 5 (5.56%) JBoss
4 4 (4.44%) IIS
4 4 (4.44%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.33%) Node.js
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (18.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.11%) MS Office
2 10 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.22%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) Firewall
1 8 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.78%) HTTP
3 4 (4.44%) Internet
4 3 (3.33%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.33%) SSH
4 3 (3.33%) VPN
4 3 (3.33%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (41.11%) Oracle Database
2 24 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 20 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (17.78%) Relational Database
5 10 (11.11%) MySQL
5 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 9 (10.00%) RDBMS
7 8 (8.89%) Oracle9i Database
8 7 (7.78%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (3.33%) MongoDB
11 3 (3.33%) Power BI
11 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Maven
2 8 (8.89%) JIRA
3 7 (7.78%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.78%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.67%) Ant
4 6 (6.67%) Subversion
5 4 (4.44%) JMeter
6 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.33%) IntelliJ
6 3 (3.33%) JUnit
6 3 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (3.33%) QAComplete
6 3 (3.33%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.33%) WebLogic Workshop
7 2 (2.22%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.22%) Toad
8 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (30.00%) Developer
2 17 (18.89%) DBA
3 11 (12.22%) Analyst
4 8 (8.89%) Java Developer
4 8 (8.89%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (7.78%) SQL DBA
5 7 (7.78%) Tester
6 6 (6.67%) Architect
6 6 (6.67%) C++ Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Consultant
6 6 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Administrator
7 5 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.44%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Database Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.22%) XML
2 13 (14.44%) J2EE
2 13 (14.44%) Web Services
3 10 (11.11%) HTML
4 8 (8.89%) .NET
5 7 (7.78%) CSS
5 7 (7.78%) JPA
5 7 (7.78%) JSF
6 6 (6.67%) Ajax
6 6 (6.67%) Facelets
6 6 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 6 (6.67%) Java EE
6 6 (6.67%) PrimeFaces
6 6 (6.67%) Spring
6 6 (6.67%) XHTML
7 5 (5.56%) WCF
8 4 (4.44%) LAMP
8 4 (4.44%) Spring Batch
8 4 (4.44%) XSLT
9 3 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.78%) PKI
3 4 (4.44%) DataPower
3 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.33%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.11%) NHS
6 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.00%) Linux
1 18 (20.00%) Windows
2 12 (13.33%) Unix
3 9 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.56%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.33%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.22%) CentOS
7 2 (2.22%) Solaris
8 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.22%) Migration
2 11 (12.22%) Validation
3 10 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 10 (11.11%) UML
4 9 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (10.00%) Scrum
5 8 (8.89%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (7.78%) Data Architecture
6 7 (7.78%) Data Migration
6 7 (7.78%) ITIL
6 7 (7.78%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (6.67%) Coaching
7 6 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (6.67%) ERP
7 6 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.56%) Change Management
8 5 (5.56%) OOD
8 5 (5.56%) SOA
8 5 (5.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 58 (64.44%) SQL
2 27 (30.00%) Java
3 20 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.89%) C++
5 8 (8.89%) VC++
6 5 (5.56%) C#
6 5 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.44%) BeanShell
7 4 (4.44%) Perl
7 4 (4.44%) PHP
7 4 (4.44%) Python
8 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.33%) Scala
9 2 (2.22%) Go
10 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.11%) Ruby
10 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.33%) Degree
3 3 (3.33%) MCSA
3 3 (3.33%) MCSE
3 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.56%) QA
3 2 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.11%) KVM
3 1 (1.11%) vSphere
3 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Ansible
2 3 (3.33%) yum
3 2 (2.22%) Puppet
4 1 (1.11%) Cacti
4 1 (1.11%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.11%) Nagios
4 1 (1.11%) Netcool
4 1 (1.11%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (1.11%) OpenNMS
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
3 7 (7.78%) IBM
4 5 (5.56%) Cisco
4 5 (5.56%) F5
5 4 (4.44%) Informatica
5 4 (4.44%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (4.44%) SAP
5 4 (4.44%) Teradata
5 4 (4.44%) VMware
6 2 (2.22%) Tableau
7 1 (1.11%) Cognos
7 1 (1.11%) Dell
7 1 (1.11%) Juniper
7 1 (1.11%) SunGard
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