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 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 32 19 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing Oracle 42 60 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.50% 7.83% 5.15%
As % of the Vendors category 15.00% 18.58% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 19
Average daily rate £300 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £504 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -12.50%
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
280 323 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 43.34% 42.17% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 171 159
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 4
Average hourly rate £18.25 £14.38 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £21.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

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 April 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 28 April 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 -12 34 £300 -29.41% 22
West Wales +7 3 £450 -2.70%
North Wales +4 2 - -
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 48 (64.00%) SQL
2 35 (46.67%) Oracle Database
3 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (29.33%) PL/SQL
5 21 (28.00%) SQL Server
5 21 (28.00%) Windows
6 20 (26.67%) Unix
7 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
8 17 (22.67%) MS Excel
8 17 (22.67%) Relational Database
9 16 (21.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (21.33%) .NET
10 15 (20.00%) Java
10 15 (20.00%) XML
10 15 (20.00%) RDBMS
10 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 14 (18.67%) .NET Framework
11 14 (18.67%) C#
12 13 (17.33%) Oracle9i Database
12 13 (17.33%) Unit Testing
13 12 (16.00%) Oracle Forms
14 11 (14.67%) OOP
14 11 (14.67%) WinForms
14 11 (14.67%) Entity Framework
14 11 (14.67%) LINQ
14 11 (14.67%) Subversion
14 11 (14.67%) Maven
15 10 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (13.33%) MS Visio
15 10 (13.33%) Linux

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 8 (10.67%) SAS
2 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.33%) Apache
5 1 (1.33%) JBoss
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (22.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.33%) MS Office
2 10 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) Firewall
2 3 (4.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (4.00%) SSH
2 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (46.67%) Oracle Database
2 21 (28.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (22.67%) Relational Database
4 16 (21.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 13 (17.33%) Oracle9i Database
7 9 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (5.33%) MySQL
11 2 (2.67%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (2.67%) DB2
12 1 (1.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (14.67%) Maven
2 11 (14.67%) Subversion
3 10 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (10.67%) JIRA
4 8 (10.67%) Visual Studio
5 7 (9.33%) Jenkins
5 7 (9.33%) QAComplete
6 6 (8.00%) Eclipse
7 4 (5.33%) Ant
8 3 (4.00%) IntelliJ
8 3 (4.00%) JUnit
9 2 (2.67%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.33%) Selenium
General
1 9 (12.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Back Office
2 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Developer
2 15 (20.00%) Analyst
3 11 (14.67%) DBA
4 8 (10.67%) Software Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Tester
6 6 (8.00%) Applications Support
7 5 (6.67%) Data Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Teradata Tester
8 4 (5.33%) Consultant
8 4 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) SQL DBA
8 4 (5.33%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.33%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.33%) .NET
2 15 (20.00%) XML
3 14 (18.67%) .NET Framework
4 11 (14.67%) Entity Framework
4 11 (14.67%) LINQ
4 11 (14.67%) WinForms
5 10 (13.33%) Web Services
6 7 (9.33%) WCF
7 6 (8.00%) WPF
8 5 (6.67%) J2EE
8 5 (6.67%) JPA
8 5 (6.67%) JSF
9 4 (5.33%) Ajax
9 4 (5.33%) CSS
9 4 (5.33%) Facelets
9 4 (5.33%) Hibernate
9 4 (5.33%) HTML
9 4 (5.33%) PrimeFaces
9 4 (5.33%) Spring
9 4 (5.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) PKI
3 4 (5.33%) DataPower
3 4 (5.33%) NHS
4 3 (4.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.67%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.67%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.00%) Windows
2 20 (26.67%) Unix
3 10 (13.33%) Linux
4 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.33%) Unit Testing
3 11 (14.67%) OOP
4 9 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.67%) Migration
6 7 (9.33%) Defect Management
6 7 (9.33%) ITIL
6 7 (9.33%) Process Management
6 7 (9.33%) Release Management
6 7 (9.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (9.33%) Scrum
6 7 (9.33%) UML
7 6 (8.00%) Data Migration
7 6 (8.00%) Validation
8 5 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.67%) ERP
8 5 (6.67%) SDLC
8 5 (6.67%) SOA
8 5 (6.67%) Use Case
9 4 (5.33%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 48 (64.00%) SQL
2 22 (29.33%) PL/SQL
3 15 (20.00%) Java
4 14 (18.67%) C#
5 6 (8.00%) C++
5 6 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.00%) VC++
6 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.00%) JCL
7 3 (4.00%) Korn
7 3 (4.00%) Perl
7 3 (4.00%) PHP
7 3 (4.00%) Python
8 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.33%) QA
3 2 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Ansible
2 4 (5.33%) Puppet
3 3 (4.00%) Control-M
3 3 (4.00%) yum
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) Teradata
3 8 (10.67%) Informatica
3 8 (10.67%) MicroStrategy
4 6 (8.00%) VMware
5 5 (6.67%) F5
6 4 (5.33%) Cisco
6 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.00%) IBM
7 3 (4.00%) Micro Focus
7 3 (4.00%) SAP
8 2 (2.67%) BMC
8 2 (2.67%) BT
8 2 (2.67%) NetApp
8 2 (2.67%) Sybase
8 2 (2.67%) Xerox
9 1 (1.33%) Infor
9 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
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