The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 23 April 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 45 50
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 11 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.94% 3.70% 1.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.48% 12.42% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 8
Median daily rate £300 £294 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.12% -1.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £384 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £43.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year -6.39% -5.49%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 147 161 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 25.88% 29.76% 33.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 94 121
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £198 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 2
Median hourly rate £37.77 £24.50 £26.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.16% -8.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.26 £18.70 £20.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £71.00 £32.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% -15.38%  

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in South Wales

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in South Wales over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in South Wales

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in South Wales

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +2 6 £300 -
Cardiff +9 4 £375 +27.65% 1
Oracle Database
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) Performance Management
5 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (20.00%) Control-M
6 3 (20.00%) Unix
7 2 (13.33%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (13.33%) JCL
7 2 (13.33%) Micro Focus
7 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (13.33%) Korn
7 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 1 (6.67%) Web Development
8 1 (6.67%) Fujitsu
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (6.67%) TDD
8 1 (6.67%) Retail
8 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis

Oracle Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JDeveloper
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) DBA
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Operator
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials DBA
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) JCL
2 2 (13.33%) Korn
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Control-M
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Micro Focus
3 1 (6.67%) BMC
3 1 (6.67%) BT
3 1 (6.67%) Fujitsu
3 1 (6.67%) Sun
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Xerox