Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 19 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +16
Contract jobs citing Oracle 40 40 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 6.59% 7.31% 10.54%
As % of the Vendors category 15.04% 18.02% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 74
Cardiff median daily rate £384 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +23.08% +3.17%
10th Percentile £225 £315 £241
90th Percentile £493 £550 £425
South Wales median daily rate £375 £419 £325
% change year-on-year -10.45% +28.85% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - £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 266 222 414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 43.82% 40.59% 47.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 151 328
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +19.23% -
10th Percentile £175 £210 £210
90th Percentile £475 £550 £475
South Wales median daily rate £353 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -11.88% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 10
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -12.12% +8.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £23.85 £29.15 £24.98
South Wales median hourly rate £18.50 £13.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +34.55% -31.25% +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 19 November 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 19 November 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 24 (60.00%) SQL
2 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (45.00%) Oracle Database
4 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
5 12 (30.00%) Relational Database
6 11 (27.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (27.50%) PL/SQL
6 11 (27.50%) Scrum
7 10 (25.00%) XML
7 10 (25.00%) Linux
7 10 (25.00%) Windows
8 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
9 8 (20.00%) ETL
9 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (20.00%) RDBMS
9 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
10 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
10 7 (17.50%) C#
11 6 (15.00%) Teradata
11 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
11 6 (15.00%) Finance
11 6 (15.00%) Java
11 6 (15.00%) .NET
11 6 (15.00%) ITIL
11 6 (15.00%) Informatica
11 6 (15.00%) SDLC
12 5 (12.50%) Code First Entity Framework
12 5 (12.50%) Red Hat

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 4 (10.00%) SAS
2 3 (7.50%) Confluence
2 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.00%) Apache
3 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.00%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) npm
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.00%) Route 53
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) DNS
1 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (5.00%) DHCP
2 2 (5.00%) DSL
2 2 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
3 12 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 11 (27.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 5 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (5.00%) Big Data
8 2 (5.00%) MySQL
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (5.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (5.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (5.00%) Star Schema
9 1 (2.50%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.50%) JIRA
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (10.00%) Gradle
3 4 (10.00%) MSBuild
4 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.50%) Grunt
4 3 (7.50%) gulp
4 3 (7.50%) JProfiler
4 3 (7.50%) JUnit
4 3 (7.50%) SonarQube
5 2 (5.00%) Ant
5 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.00%) JMeter
5 2 (5.00%) Maven
5 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) DBA
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Developer
4 5 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (7.50%) Informatica Developer
6 3 (7.50%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) IT Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Test Data Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) XML
2 6 (15.00%) .NET
3 5 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 5 (12.50%) Code First Entity Framework
3 5 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 5 (12.50%) LINQ
3 5 (12.50%) WCF
3 5 (12.50%) WinForms
4 4 (10.00%) CSS
4 4 (10.00%) HTML
4 4 (10.00%) jQuery
5 3 (7.50%) Ajax
5 3 (7.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (7.50%) J2EE
5 3 (7.50%) JPA
5 3 (7.50%) JSON
5 3 (7.50%) Middleware
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (7.50%) Spring
5 3 (7.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) iSeries
2 2 (5.00%) NHS
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Unix
3 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) AIX
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Scrum
3 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (20.00%) ETL
3 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
5 6 (15.00%) ITIL
5 6 (15.00%) SDLC
6 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 5 (12.50%) DevOps
6 5 (12.50%) OOP
6 5 (12.50%) UML
7 4 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 4 (10.00%) Informatics
7 4 (10.00%) IT Asset Management
7 4 (10.00%) Migration
7 4 (10.00%) MVVM
7 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (7.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) PL/SQL
3 7 (17.50%) C#
4 6 (15.00%) Java
5 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.00%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (5.00%) VBA
8 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (7.50%) iptables
3 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) Docker
3 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Ansible
2 3 (7.50%) Data Guard
2 3 (7.50%) Puppet
3 2 (5.00%) Grafana
3 2 (5.00%) Kibana
3 2 (5.00%) Marathon
3 2 (5.00%) Mesos
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Flashback
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Statspack
3 2 (5.00%) Prometheus
3 2 (5.00%) Rundeck
3 2 (5.00%) Terraform
4 1 (2.50%) Nagios
4 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.50%) Salt
4 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Informatica
2 6 (15.00%) Teradata
3 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.50%) IBM
4 3 (7.50%) Perforce
5 2 (5.00%) Lotus
5 2 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (5.00%) NetApp
5 2 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) BT
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Remedy