The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Oracle Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 39 26
Rank change year-on-year +2 -13  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 6 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.73% 5.38% 4.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.00% 17.80% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 10
Median daily rate £375 £294 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.65% -21.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £45.50
% change year-on-year -5.32% -7.14%  

Oracle Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 100 118 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 28.82% 30.26% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 75 67
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £433 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.63 £20.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.60% -5.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £17.10 £19.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.50 £22.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Oracle Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in Cardiff

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle Database in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in Cardiff

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in Cardiff over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in Cardiff

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in Cardiff

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in Cardiff over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle Database in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) JMeter
4 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
4 5 (41.67%) JBoss
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
5 4 (33.33%) Selenium
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (25.00%) RAD
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) J2EE
6 3 (25.00%) ISEB
6 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (16.67%) SOAP
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) Unix
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (16.67%) Control-M
7 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (16.67%) JCL

Oracle Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) JMeter
2 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 4 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (8.33%) The Grinder
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Tester
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Performance Tester
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Tester
1 5 (41.67%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Operator
4 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials DBA
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared DBA
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) RAD
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) JCL
3 2 (16.67%) Korn
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Micro Focus
4 1 (8.33%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) BT
4 1 (8.33%) Siebel
4 1 (8.33%) Xerox
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