Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 15 20
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 71 51 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 8.41% 7.91% 7.14%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 17.71% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 37 36
Cardiff median daily rate £360 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £285 £234 £315
90th Percentile £563 £488 £550
South Wales median daily rate £383 £375 £419
% change year-on-year +2.00% -10.45% +28.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £11.00 - -
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 426 288 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 50.47% 44.65% 41.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 206 165
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £281 £175 £210
90th Percentile £600 £475 £550
South Wales median daily rate £420 £352 £400
% change year-on-year +19.23% -11.94% +16.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 14
Cardiff median hourly rate £11.50 £18.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.84% +25.42% -7.81%
10th Percentile £10.60 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £32.02 £27.48 £30.43
South Wales median hourly rate £12.25 £19.25 £14.75
% change year-on-year -36.36% +30.51% -21.25%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018, 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 41 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (53.52%) JIRA
2 38 (53.52%) SQL Server
3 37 (52.11%) MySQL
4 34 (47.89%) Git (software)
4 34 (47.89%) Test Automation
5 33 (46.48%) QA
6 29 (40.85%) SQL
6 29 (40.85%) Cucumber
7 27 (38.03%) Subversion
8 26 (36.62%) SDLC
9 24 (33.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 24 (33.80%) Test Management
10 22 (30.99%) Selenium
11 21 (29.58%) Regression Testing
12 19 (26.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (25.35%) Project Management
14 17 (23.94%) Product Management
15 13 (18.31%) Oracle Database
16 10 (14.08%) Middleware
16 10 (14.08%) Java
16 10 (14.08%) Linux
16 10 (14.08%) Oracle Fusion
17 9 (12.68%) DevOps
17 9 (12.68%) Python
17 9 (12.68%) WebLogic
18 8 (11.27%) Red Hat
18 8 (11.27%) SOA
18 8 (11.27%) Finance
18 8 (11.27%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 (12.68%) WebLogic
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (9.86%) Confluence
4 1 (1.41%) JBoss
4 1 (1.41%) SAS
4 1 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.41%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.23%) GitHub
3 2 (2.82%) IaaS
3 2 (2.82%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (2.82%) NuGet
3 2 (2.82%) PaaS
3 2 (2.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) DNS
1 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.63%) tcpdump
2 2 (2.82%) SSH
3 1 (1.41%) HTTP
3 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (53.52%) SQL Server
2 37 (52.11%) MySQL
3 13 (18.31%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (7.04%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.63%) Big Data
5 4 (5.63%) DB2
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (4.23%) Redis
7 2 (2.82%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.82%) Blockchain
7 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.41%) EDMS
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (1.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 38 (53.52%) JIRA
2 34 (47.89%) Git (software)
3 29 (40.85%) Cucumber
4 27 (38.03%) Subversion
5 22 (30.99%) Selenium
6 6 (8.45%) Maven
7 5 (7.04%) SoapUI
8 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.23%) Gradle
9 3 (4.23%) JUnit
10 2 (2.82%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.82%) Flyway
10 2 (2.82%) GitLab
10 2 (2.82%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (2.82%) TestNG
10 2 (2.82%) Vagrant
11 1 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (1.41%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Publishing
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 26 (36.62%) Test Engineer
2 17 (23.94%) Test Automation Engineer
3 13 (18.31%) Quality Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) Architect
4 10 (14.08%) QA Engineer
5 9 (12.68%) Analyst
5 9 (12.68%) Software Test Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) JIRA Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) DBA
7 7 (9.86%) QA Test Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (8.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) Test Analyst
9 5 (7.04%) Agile Test Analyst
9 5 (7.04%) QA Automation Engineer
9 5 (7.04%) QA Specialist
9 5 (7.04%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (7.04%) Software Analyst
9 5 (7.04%) Test Automation Specialist
9 5 (7.04%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) Middleware
1 10 (14.08%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (9.86%) CSS
3 6 (8.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (7.04%) Spring
4 5 (7.04%) Spring Boot
5 4 (5.63%) HTML
5 4 (5.63%) SOAP
6 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.23%) HTML5
6 3 (4.23%) jQuery
6 3 (4.23%) Thymeleaf
7 2 (2.82%) CSS3
7 2 (2.82%) Django
7 2 (2.82%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.82%) LDAP
7 2 (2.82%) OAuth
7 2 (2.82%) Stripes Framework
7 2 (2.82%) WebCenter
8 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Clustering
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Blog
3 2 (2.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Linux
2 8 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.82%) Unix
3 2 (2.82%) Windows
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.41%) AIX
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (47.89%) Test Automation
3 26 (36.62%) SDLC
4 24 (33.80%) Continuous Improvement
4 24 (33.80%) Test Management
5 21 (29.58%) Regression Testing
6 19 (26.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (25.35%) Project Management
8 17 (23.94%) Product Management
9 9 (12.68%) DevOps
10 8 (11.27%) SOA
11 6 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (7.04%) Business Activity Monitoring
12 5 (7.04%) High Availability
12 5 (7.04%) Storage Management
13 4 (5.63%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (5.63%) Microservices
13 4 (5.63%) Scrum
14 3 (4.23%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.85%) SQL
2 10 (14.08%) Java
3 9 (12.68%) Python
4 7 (9.86%) PL/SQL
5 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.04%) C++
6 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.04%) Ruby
7 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.23%) Perl
9 2 (2.82%) Java 8
9 2 (2.82%) R
9 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) RHCSA
2 1 (1.41%) CEH
2 1 (1.41%) CISSP
2 1 (1.41%) GIAC
2 1 (1.41%) ISSAP
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (46.48%) QA
2 5 (7.04%) GDPR
3 4 (5.63%) Data Quality
3 4 (5.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (8.45%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (8.45%) vSphere
2 5 (7.04%) Docker
3 4 (5.63%) iptables
4 2 (2.82%) NFS
5 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Ansible
1 6 (8.45%) Data Guard
1 6 (8.45%) Puppet
2 5 (7.04%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.63%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.41%) Automic
6 1 (1.41%) logstash
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Red Hat
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.45%) VMware
4 5 (7.04%) Teradata
5 2 (2.82%) Adobe
5 2 (2.82%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.82%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.82%) IBM
5 2 (2.82%) Remedy
5 2 (2.82%) Skytap
6 1 (1.41%) Capita
6 1 (1.41%) Guidewire