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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 32 23
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 18 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.61% 2.51% 5.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.68% 8.24% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 13
Median daily rate £375 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £295 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £395 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £55.75
% change year-on-year +20.52% -35.42%  

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 76 85 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 23.68% 30.47% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 66 93
Median daily rate £355 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.46% +14.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £200 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.31% -47.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

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 25 June 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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (83.33%) SQL
3 19 (79.17%) PL/SQL
4 17 (70.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (66.67%) Unit Testing
5 16 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (66.67%) Entity Framework
5 16 (66.67%) .NET Framework
5 16 (66.67%) LINQ
5 16 (66.67%) WinForms
5 16 (66.67%) Windows
5 16 (66.67%) .NET
5 16 (66.67%) C#
5 16 (66.67%) Visual Studio
5 16 (66.67%) OOP
5 16 (66.67%) Oracle9i Database
6 15 (62.50%) Oracle Forms
6 15 (62.50%) RDBMS
6 15 (62.50%) WCF
6 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (62.50%) Relational Database
6 15 (62.50%) Code First Entity Framework
7 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (41.67%) Informatics
8 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
9 9 (37.50%) Scrum
10 8 (33.33%) UML
10 8 (33.33%) MVVM
10 8 (33.33%) MSBuild
11 6 (25.00%) NHS

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 1 (4.17%) PowerExchange
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (66.67%) Oracle9i Database
3 15 (62.50%) RDBMS
3 15 (62.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.17%) Big Data
6 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 16 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 15 (62.50%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (33.33%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle Forms Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) DBA
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 2 (8.33%) WinForms Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Administrator
8 1 (4.17%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) .NET
1 16 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 16 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 16 (66.67%) LINQ
1 16 (66.67%) WinForms
2 15 (62.50%) Code First Entity Framework
2 15 (62.50%) WCF
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) OOP
1 16 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) Informatics
3 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 9 (37.50%) Scrum
5 8 (33.33%) MVVM
5 8 (33.33%) UML
6 2 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.17%) Change Data Capture
7 1 (4.17%) ERP
7 1 (4.17%) ETL
7 1 (4.17%) ETL Development
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 19 (79.17%) PL/SQL
3 16 (66.67%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) JCL
4 2 (8.33%) Korn
4 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Micro Focus
4 1 (4.17%) BMC
4 1 (4.17%) BT
4 1 (4.17%) Fujitsu
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (4.17%) Sun
4 1 (4.17%) Teradata
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Xerox