Period
to 17 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Oracle
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 33 23
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 63 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 7.45% 4.64% 6.63%
As % of the Vendors category 15.91% 11.49% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 31
Cardiff median daily rate £391 £322 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.51% -21.94% +22.22%
10th Percentile £296 £222 £330
90th Percentile £525 £490 £550
South Wales median daily rate £400 £359 £450
% change year-on-year +11.50% -20.28% +26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £11.00 - £16.50
10th Percentile £10.50 - £15.75
90th Percentile £11.50 - £17.25
South Wales median hourly rate £9.75 - £57.50

Oracle is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cardiff.

All Vendors
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 396 261 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 46.81% 40.40% 42.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 175 172
Cardiff median daily rate £408 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.19% -4.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £285 £192 £180
90th Percentile £625 £478 £549
South Wales median daily rate £425 £368 £388
% change year-on-year +15.65% -5.16% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 21
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.50 £18.50 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.22% +35.04% -14.38%
10th Percentile £10.55 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £102.00 £23.51 £21.50
South Wales median hourly rate £12.25 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -15.52% +7.41% -33.33%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Oracle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Cardiff

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Cardiff

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Cardiff over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Cardiff

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 29 (46.03%) SQL
2 25 (39.68%) JIRA
3 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
4 20 (31.75%) Git (software)
5 17 (26.98%) Test Automation
6 16 (25.40%) QA
7 15 (23.81%) MySQL
7 15 (23.81%) Linux
8 13 (20.63%) Java
8 13 (20.63%) Subversion
8 13 (20.63%) Oracle Database
8 13 (20.63%) DevOps
9 12 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (19.05%) Cucumber
9 12 (19.05%) PL/SQL
9 12 (19.05%) Regression Testing
10 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
10 11 (17.46%) Project Management
10 11 (17.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (17.46%) Test Management
10 11 (17.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (17.46%) SDLC
11 10 (15.87%) Product Management
12 9 (14.29%) Selenium
12 9 (14.29%) Confluence
12 9 (14.29%) Puppet
12 9 (14.29%) Spring Boot
12 9 (14.29%) SOAP
12 9 (14.29%) Spring

Oracle
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 9 (14.29%) Confluence
2 8 (12.70%) WebLogic
3 7 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (3.17%) JBoss
6 1 (1.59%) SAS
6 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.59%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) GitHub
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.17%) IaaS
3 2 (3.17%) NuGet
3 2 (3.17%) PaaS
3 2 (3.17%) Serverless
4 1 (1.59%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) DNS
1 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.35%) tcpdump
2 3 (4.76%) SSH
3 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (23.81%) MySQL
3 13 (20.63%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.35%) Big Data
4 4 (6.35%) DB2
5 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.76%) Redis
6 2 (3.17%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.17%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.59%) EDMS
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (1.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 25 (39.68%) JIRA
2 20 (31.75%) Git (software)
3 13 (20.63%) Subversion
4 12 (19.05%) Cucumber
5 9 (14.29%) Selenium
6 7 (11.11%) Maven
6 7 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
7 4 (6.35%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.76%) GitLab
8 3 (4.76%) Gradle
8 3 (4.76%) JUnit
9 2 (3.17%) Artifactory
9 2 (3.17%) Flyway
9 2 (3.17%) IntelliJ
9 2 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (3.17%) TestNG
9 2 (3.17%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.59%) Ant
10 1 (1.59%) Hudson
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Back Office
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) Test Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) DBA
3 9 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Oracle Developer
4 8 (12.70%) QA Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 7 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Agile Test Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) QA Automation Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) QA Automation Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) QA Specialist
6 5 (7.94%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Software QA Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Software Test Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Software Test Specialist
6 5 (7.94%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) SOAP
1 9 (14.29%) Spring
1 9 (14.29%) Spring Boot
2 8 (12.70%) HTML
2 8 (12.70%) Middleware
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (11.11%) CSS
3 7 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (7.94%) Hibernate
4 5 (7.94%) Web Services
4 5 (7.94%) XML
5 4 (6.35%) J2EE
5 4 (6.35%) Struts
5 4 (6.35%) WebCenter
6 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.76%) HTML5
6 3 (4.76%) jQuery
6 3 (4.76%) LDAP
6 3 (4.76%) OAuth
6 3 (4.76%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Blog
2 2 (3.17%) User Experience
3 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Linux
2 11 (17.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.35%) Unix
4 1 (1.59%) AIX
4 1 (1.59%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.98%) Test Automation
3 13 (20.63%) DevOps
4 12 (19.05%) Regression Testing
4 12 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (17.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (17.46%) Project Management
5 11 (17.46%) SDLC
5 11 (17.46%) Test Management
6 10 (15.87%) Product Management
7 7 (11.11%) Microservices
7 7 (11.11%) SOA
7 7 (11.11%) Storage Management
8 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.52%) Scrum
9 5 (7.94%) Availability Management
9 5 (7.94%) Performance Management
9 5 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (6.35%) Business Activity Monitoring
10 4 (6.35%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) SQL
2 13 (20.63%) Java
3 12 (19.05%) PL/SQL
4 7 (11.11%) Python
5 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.35%) Perl
8 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.17%) Java 8
9 2 (3.17%) R
10 1 (1.59%) C++
10 1 (1.59%) Ruby
10 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) RHCSA
2 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) CEH
3 1 (1.59%) CISSP
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) GIAC
3 1 (1.59%) ISSAP
3 1 (1.59%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.40%) QA
2 4 (6.35%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.17%) SLA
4 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.59%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (11.11%) vSphere
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (7.94%) Docker
4 4 (6.35%) iptables
5 3 (4.76%) NFS
6 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) Puppet
2 8 (12.70%) Ansible
3 6 (9.52%) Data Guard
3 6 (9.52%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (7.94%) Kubernetes
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (1.59%) Automic
7 1 (1.59%) logstash
7 1 (1.59%) Terraform
7 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
2 8 (12.70%) VMware
3 2 (3.17%) Adobe
3 2 (3.17%) Cloudera
3 2 (3.17%) Hortonworks
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) Remedy
4 1 (1.59%) Capita
4 1 (1.59%) Dell
4 1 (1.59%) EMC
4 1 (1.59%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.59%) IBM
4 1 (1.59%) Skytap
4 1 (1.59%) Teradata