Period
to 20 July 2017

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 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 58 61
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3 +21
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 37 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.40% 3.13% 2.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.21% 11.47% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 19
South Wales median daily rate £375 £306 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.45% -4.30% +26.73%
10th Percentile £288 £244 £275
90th Percentile £435 £431 £455
Wales median daily rate £375 £300 £355
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.49% +39.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
South Wales median hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.33% - -
Wales median hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 -
% change year-on-year +113.33% - -

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 280 279 346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 25.76% 27.25% 32.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 182 257
South Wales median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £208 £205 £195
90th Percentile £525 £505 £450
Wales median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 4
South Wales median hourly rate £32.50 £22.25 £26.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.07% -16.67% -2.91%
10th Percentile £18.09 £16.48 £16.93
90th Percentile £40.20 £62.40 £35.93
Wales median hourly rate £32.50 £19.63 £34.50
% change year-on-year +65.61% -43.12% +14.05%

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Oracle Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 6 months to 20 July 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 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +13 26 £375 +25.00%
Newport +8 9 £300 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £450 -
Oracle Database
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 37 (100.00%) Oracle
2 31 (83.78%) SQL
3 26 (70.27%) PL/SQL
4 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (48.65%) Relational Database
5 18 (48.65%) RDBMS
6 17 (45.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (43.24%) .NET Framework
7 16 (43.24%) Entity Framework
7 16 (43.24%) LINQ
7 16 (43.24%) Unit Testing
7 16 (43.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (43.24%) WinForms
7 16 (43.24%) Windows
7 16 (43.24%) Visual Studio
7 16 (43.24%) .NET
7 16 (43.24%) C#
7 16 (43.24%) OOP
7 16 (43.24%) Oracle9i Database
8 15 (40.54%) Oracle Forms
8 15 (40.54%) WCF
8 15 (40.54%) Code First Entity Framework
9 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
10 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
11 10 (27.03%) Scrum
11 10 (27.03%) Informatics
12 9 (24.32%) Performance Management
12 9 (24.32%) UML
12 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (21.62%) Finance

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) SAS
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) PowerExchange
Business Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) RDBMS
1 18 (48.65%) Relational Database
2 17 (45.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (43.24%) Oracle9i Database
4 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.70%) Big Data
6 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Team Foundation Server
1 16 (43.24%) Visual Studio
2 15 (40.54%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (21.62%) MSBuild
4 3 (8.11%) Ant
4 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
4 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.11%) Maven
4 3 (8.11%) Toad
5 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) .NET Developer
3 9 (24.32%) DBA
4 8 (21.62%) Oracle DBA
4 8 (21.62%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (18.92%) SQL Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Administrator
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Software Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (8.11%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Consultant
9 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) .NET
1 16 (43.24%) .NET Framework
1 16 (43.24%) Entity Framework
1 16 (43.24%) LINQ
1 16 (43.24%) WinForms
2 15 (40.54%) Code First Entity Framework
2 15 (40.54%) WCF
3 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.70%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (2.70%) SOAP
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
4 1 (2.70%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) NHS
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Unix
3 2 (5.41%) Solaris
4 1 (2.70%) AIX
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) OOP
2 16 (43.24%) Unit Testing
3 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
4 10 (27.03%) Informatics
4 10 (27.03%) Scrum
5 9 (24.32%) Performance Management
5 9 (24.32%) UML
6 8 (21.62%) MVVM
7 4 (10.81%) OO
8 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.11%) OOD
8 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.41%) Migration
9 2 (5.41%) MVC
9 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.70%) ETL Development
10 1 (2.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (83.78%) SQL
2 26 (70.27%) PL/SQL
3 16 (43.24%) C#
4 6 (16.22%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) R
6 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) Degree
3 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Control-M
1 1 (2.70%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.70%) Nagios
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Fujitsu
3 2 (5.41%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Sun
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) BT
4 1 (2.70%) Informatica
4 1 (2.70%) Teradata