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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 16 30 9
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs citing Oracle 48 26 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.65% 4.61% 11.99%
As % of the Vendors category 14.50% 11.21% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +87.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -1.51%
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
331 232 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 45.84% 41.13% 49.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 128 105
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £199 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 15
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £14.60 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £90.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
(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 +15 36 £375 -6.25% 15
West Wales -9 2 - - 1
North Wales - - - - 4
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 61 (57.55%) SQL
2 41 (38.68%) Oracle Database
3 37 (34.91%) PL/SQL
4 36 (33.96%) Oracle Database 10g
5 33 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (29.25%) Oracle9i Database
7 29 (27.36%) SQL Server
8 25 (23.58%) UNIX
8 25 (23.58%) MicroStrategy
9 20 (18.87%) Data Modelling
10 19 (17.92%) Web Services
11 18 (16.98%) Java
11 18 (16.98%) UML
11 18 (16.98%) Relational Database
12 17 (16.04%) XML
13 16 (15.09%) .NET
14 13 (12.26%) Windows
14 13 (12.26%) SOAP
14 13 (12.26%) Open Source
15 12 (11.32%) Microsoft
16 11 (10.38%) REST
16 11 (10.38%) Oracle Database 11g
17 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (9.43%) Database Tuning
17 10 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
17 10 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
18 9 (8.49%) SAP
18 9 (8.49%) Security Cleared
19 8 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 8 (7.55%) RDBMS

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.94%) Apache
2 1 (0.94%) Tuxedo
2 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.94%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
2 1 (0.94%) CorelDRAW
2 1 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.94%) FrameMaker
2 1 (0.94%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.94%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (2.83%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.94%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) SAN
1 2 (1.89%) SNMP
2 1 (0.94%) Intranet
2 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (38.68%) Oracle Database
2 36 (33.96%) Oracle Database 10g
3 31 (29.25%) Oracle9i Database
4 29 (27.36%) SQL Server
5 18 (16.98%) Relational Database
6 11 (10.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (9.43%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (7.55%) RDBMS
9 7 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (5.66%) MongoDB
10 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (4.72%) SAP BW
11 5 (4.72%) QlikView
12 3 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (1.89%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Toad
2 7 (6.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (6.60%) CA Gen
3 6 (5.66%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (3.77%) JIRA
5 3 (2.83%) Ant
5 3 (2.83%) Maven
5 3 (2.83%) Subversion
6 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.89%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.89%) JMeter
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.94%) Concordion
General
1 7 (6.60%) Finance
2 4 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.89%) Marketing
3 2 (1.89%) Electronics
3 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (40.57%) Developer
2 16 (15.09%) Analyst
3 15 (14.15%) Architect
4 11 (10.38%) Technical Architect
4 11 (10.38%) DBA
4 11 (10.38%) Microstrategy Developer
5 10 (9.43%) Consultant
6 7 (6.60%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.66%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (4.72%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.72%) MicroStrategy Consultant
9 4 (3.77%) Tester
9 4 (3.77%) Administrator
10 3 (2.83%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (2.83%) Data Analyst
10 3 (2.83%) Database Developer
10 3 (2.83%) PHP Developer
10 3 (2.83%) QlikView Consultant
11 2 (1.89%) Designer
11 2 (1.89%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.92%) Web Services
2 17 (16.04%) XML
3 16 (15.09%) .NET
4 13 (12.26%) SOAP
5 11 (10.38%) REST
6 4 (3.77%) HTML
6 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.83%) jQuery
7 3 (2.83%) HTML5
7 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.89%) WCF
8 2 (1.89%) Ajax
8 2 (1.89%) CSS
9 1 (0.94%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.94%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.94%) Middleware
9 1 (0.94%) JSON
9 1 (0.94%) Java EE
9 1 (0.94%) Spring
9 1 (0.94%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.26%) Open Source
2 6 (5.66%) Replication
3 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.83%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.83%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.89%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.89%) DTV
5 2 (1.89%) NHS
5 2 (1.89%) GIS
6 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.58%) UNIX
2 13 (12.26%) Windows
3 6 (5.66%) CentOS
3 6 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.77%) AIX
4 4 (3.77%) Linux
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (18.87%) Data Modelling
3 18 (16.98%) UML
4 10 (9.43%) Database Tuning
4 10 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (7.55%) SOA
6 6 (5.66%) User Stories
6 6 (5.66%) Information Architecture
6 6 (5.66%) Validation
7 5 (4.72%) ETL
7 5 (4.72%) Migration
7 5 (4.72%) MVC
7 5 (4.72%) Rapid Prototyping
7 5 (4.72%) Waterfall
7 5 (4.72%) Line Management
8 4 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (3.77%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (3.77%) Automated Testing
8 4 (3.77%) Data Management
8 4 (3.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (57.55%) SQL
2 37 (34.91%) PL/SQL
3 18 (16.98%) Java
4 5 (4.72%) Perl
4 5 (4.72%) C#
5 4 (3.77%) Korn
5 4 (3.77%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.83%) C
6 3 (2.83%) PHP
6 3 (2.83%) VBA
6 3 (2.83%) VB
7 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (8.49%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.72%) ISEB
4 2 (1.89%) CBAP
4 2 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.94%) HND
5 1 (0.94%) CISA
5 1 (0.94%) CISSP
5 1 (0.94%) Degree
5 1 (0.94%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) QA
2 3 (2.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) COBIT
3 1 (0.94%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.83%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.89%) SCOM
3 2 (1.89%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (1.89%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.89%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 25 (23.58%) MicroStrategy
2 12 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.49%) SAP
4 7 (6.60%) CA
5 6 (5.66%) HP
6 5 (4.72%) Informatica
7 3 (2.83%) Progress
7 3 (2.83%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.83%) Remedy
8 2 (1.89%) Teradata
8 2 (1.89%) BMC
9 1 (0.94%) Siebel
9 1 (0.94%) Adobe
9 1 (0.94%) VMware
9 1 (0.94%) BEA
9 1 (0.94%) Zend
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Connectus
Rate: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Rate: £250 - £325 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £315 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Barry, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago