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 3 months to 23 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.

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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 28 10
Rank change year-on-year +22 -18  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 37 11 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 11.53% 3.79% 11.25%
As % of the Vendors category 22.56% 8.27% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 25
Median daily rate £375 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +13.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.31% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year +37.25% -9.33%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 164 133 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 51.09% 45.86% 35.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 82 85
Median daily rate £338 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.50% +14.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +17.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.64 £19.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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.

1 33 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.12%) SQL
3 24 (35.29%) Oracle Database
4 20 (29.41%) PL/SQL
4 20 (29.41%) Windows
5 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
5 18 (26.47%) RDBMS
5 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 18 (26.47%) Relational Database
6 17 (25.00%) .NET
6 17 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 17 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (23.53%) Unit Testing
7 16 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (23.53%) Entity Framework
7 16 (23.53%) LINQ
7 16 (23.53%) C#
7 16 (23.53%) Visual Studio
7 16 (23.53%) OOP
7 16 (23.53%) Oracle9i Database
7 16 (23.53%) WinForms
8 15 (22.06%) Oracle Forms
8 15 (22.06%) WCF
8 15 (22.06%) Test Automation
8 15 (22.06%) Code First Entity Framework
9 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (19.12%) JIRA
11 12 (17.65%) Informatics
11 12 (17.65%) Linux
11 12 (17.65%) UML

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 6 (8.82%) Confluence
1 6 (8.82%) SAS
2 5 (7.35%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.88%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.41%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (4.41%) Tornado
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.47%) Apache
6 1 (1.47%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) Jetty
6 1 (1.47%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.47%) nginx
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.47%) PowerExchange
6 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.94%) GitHub
1 2 (2.94%) Route 53
1 2 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.47%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.35%) DNS
3 3 (4.41%) tcpdump
4 2 (2.94%) DSL
5 1 (1.47%) DHCP
5 1 (1.47%) FTP
5 1 (1.47%) HTTP
5 1 (1.47%) IPsec
5 1 (1.47%) LDAP
5 1 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.47%) SSH
5 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 18 (26.47%) RDBMS
2 18 (26.47%) Relational Database
2 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
3 17 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (23.53%) Oracle9i Database
5 9 (13.24%) Hadoop
6 8 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (11.76%) MySQL
7 7 (10.29%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (8.82%) Big Data
8 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
8 6 (8.82%) QlikView
8 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (5.88%) HBase
9 4 (5.88%) NoSQL
9 4 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (4.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 16 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 15 (22.06%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (19.12%) JIRA
4 9 (13.24%) Git (software)
5 8 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 8 (11.76%) MSBuild
6 7 (10.29%) Cucumber
7 6 (8.82%) ERwin
7 6 (8.82%) Selenium
8 5 (7.35%) Ant
8 5 (7.35%) Maven
8 5 (7.35%) Subversion
9 4 (5.88%) Hudson
10 3 (4.41%) Vagrant
11 2 (2.94%) Gradle
12 1 (1.47%) NuGet
12 1 (1.47%) Travis CI
12 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Back Office
2 1 (1.47%) Publishing
2 1 (1.47%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Developer
2 14 (20.59%) .NET Developer
3 8 (11.76%) Consultant
3 8 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
4 7 (10.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) SQL Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Architect
5 6 (8.82%) Data Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Scala Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Data Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Data Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.00%) .NET
1 17 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 16 (23.53%) Entity Framework
2 16 (23.53%) LINQ
2 16 (23.53%) WinForms
3 15 (22.06%) Code First Entity Framework
3 15 (22.06%) WCF
4 6 (8.82%) Middleware
4 6 (8.82%) XML
5 3 (4.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (4.41%) Flask
5 3 (4.41%) ZeroMQ
6 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.94%) J2EE
6 2 (2.94%) OAuth
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.47%) Servlets
7 1 (1.47%) SOAP
7 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Data Centre
1 6 (8.82%) NHS
2 3 (4.41%) EMC VNX
2 3 (4.41%) User Experience
3 2 (2.94%) CMDB
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Life Science
3 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) Windows
2 12 (17.65%) Linux
3 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.35%) Solaris
4 2 (2.94%) Unix
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.53%) OOP
2 16 (23.53%) Unit Testing
3 15 (22.06%) Test Automation
4 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (17.65%) Analytics
5 12 (17.65%) Informatics
5 12 (17.65%) Scrum
5 12 (17.65%) UML
6 9 (13.24%) ETL
7 8 (11.76%) DevOps
7 8 (11.76%) Migration
7 8 (11.76%) MVVM
8 7 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.29%) Data Management
8 7 (10.29%) Project Management
9 6 (8.82%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.82%) Data Migration
9 6 (8.82%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.12%) SQL
2 20 (29.41%) PL/SQL
3 16 (23.53%) C#
4 8 (11.76%) Java
5 7 (10.29%) Python
6 6 (8.82%) Perl
7 3 (4.41%) C++
7 3 (4.41%) JCL
7 3 (4.41%) R
8 2 (2.94%) Korn
8 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) CBAP
4 2 (2.94%) ISEB
5 1 (1.47%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) Data Quality
2 5 (7.35%) QA
3 2 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Docker
1 3 (4.41%) iptables
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.47%) NFS
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.47%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.47%) vSphere
3 1 (1.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Ansible
1 6 (8.82%) Puppet
2 3 (4.41%) Control-M
2 3 (4.41%) NetApp OnCommand
2 3 (4.41%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.94%) Grafana
3 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.94%) Kibana
3 2 (2.94%) Marathon
3 2 (2.94%) Mesos
3 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.94%) Prometheus
3 2 (2.94%) Rundeck
3 2 (2.94%) Salt
3 2 (2.94%) Terraform
4 1 (1.47%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.65%) Teradata
3 9 (13.24%) Informatica
4 8 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.82%) Ab Initio
5 6 (8.82%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (8.82%) Netezza
5 6 (8.82%) Tableau
6 5 (7.35%) NetApp
6 5 (7.35%) SAP
7 4 (5.88%) Cloudera
7 4 (5.88%) HP
7 4 (5.88%) VMware
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco
8 3 (4.41%) EMC
8 3 (4.41%) Micro Focus
8 3 (4.41%) Remedy
8 3 (4.41%) Thunderhead
9 2 (2.94%) BMC
9 2 (2.94%) Sun