Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 24 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 28 22
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 64 70 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.82% 6.20% 9.03%
As % of the Vendors category 15.27% 15.66% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 57 82
South Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +30.77% -1.89%
10th Percentile £230 £305 £250
90th Percentile £496 £550 £449
Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -11.76% +30.77% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £57.50 -
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 South Wales.

All Vendors
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 419 447 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 44.62% 39.59% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 302 420
South Wales median daily rate £355 £390 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.97% +12.64% -1.07%
10th Percentile £175 £206 £213
90th Percentile £500 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £353 £400 £343
% change year-on-year -11.88% +16.79% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 33 25
South Wales median hourly rate £18.50 £13.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.04% -32.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £10.36 £11.17 £10.43
90th Percentile £24.25 £61.25 £31.60
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.43
% change year-on-year +12.00% -18.99% +14.30%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in South Wales

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in South Wales

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in South Wales

Oracle
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 in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in South Wales

Oracle
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 within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 24 November 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 -4 40 £375 -6.25% 2
Newport +19 13 £413 -8.33%
Caerphilly -2 3 £375 +35.14%
Neath Port Talbot +1 1 £160 -20.00%
Oracle
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 43 (67.19%) SQL
2 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (35.94%) Test Automation
3 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
3 23 (35.94%) Oracle Database
4 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
5 17 (26.56%) Security Cleared
5 17 (26.56%) Relational Database
6 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 16 (25.00%) Windows
7 14 (21.88%) SC Cleared
8 13 (20.31%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (20.31%) Java
9 12 (18.75%) Linux
9 12 (18.75%) RDBMS
10 11 (17.19%) XML
10 11 (17.19%) PL/SQL
10 11 (17.19%) Test Scripting
10 11 (17.19%) Software Testing
11 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (15.63%) C#
11 10 (15.63%) .NET
11 10 (15.63%) HP
11 10 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (15.63%) ETL
11 10 (15.63%) SAS
11 10 (15.63%) Project Management
11 10 (15.63%) Scrum
12 9 (14.06%) Unified Process
12 9 (14.06%) Configuration Management

Oracle
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 10 (15.63%) SAS
2 6 (9.38%) IIS
2 6 (9.38%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.25%) Mule
3 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.25%) WildFly
4 3 (4.69%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.13%) Apache
5 2 (3.13%) Confluence
5 2 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.13%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.13%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.69%) npm
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.13%) Route 53
4 2 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) VLAN
2 4 (6.25%) VSAN
3 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.13%) BIG-IP
4 2 (3.13%) DHCP
4 2 (3.13%) DNS
4 2 (3.13%) DSL
4 2 (3.13%) Firewall
4 2 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.94%) Oracle Database
1 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.56%) Relational Database
3 13 (20.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (18.75%) RDBMS
5 10 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (9.38%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (7.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (6.25%) Base SAS
8 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (4.69%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (4.69%) Ingres
9 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
9 3 (4.69%) MySQL
9 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (3.13%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
1 9 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (14.06%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.94%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.38%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (6.25%) Ant
5 4 (6.25%) JIRA
5 4 (6.25%) Maven
5 4 (6.25%) MSBuild
5 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (4.69%) Gradle
6 3 (4.69%) Grunt
6 3 (4.69%) gulp
6 3 (4.69%) JProfiler
6 3 (4.69%) JUnit
6 3 (4.69%) SonarQube
6 3 (4.69%) Toad
7 2 (3.13%) JMeter
7 2 (3.13%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Romanian Language
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Developer
2 10 (15.63%) DBA
3 9 (14.06%) Test Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.81%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Administrator
6 5 (7.81%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (7.81%) SQL DBA
7 4 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Informatica Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.69%) SAS Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Informatica Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) XML
2 10 (15.63%) .NET
3 5 (7.81%) .NET Framework
3 5 (7.81%) Code First Entity Framework
3 5 (7.81%) Entity Framework
3 5 (7.81%) LINQ
3 5 (7.81%) WCF
3 5 (7.81%) WinForms
4 4 (6.25%) CSS
4 4 (6.25%) HTML
4 4 (6.25%) jQuery
5 3 (4.69%) Ajax
5 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.69%) J2EE
5 3 (4.69%) JSON
5 3 (4.69%) Middleware
5 3 (4.69%) Node.js
5 3 (4.69%) ODBC
5 3 (4.69%) Spring
5 3 (4.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Clustering
3 3 (4.69%) iSeries
4 2 (3.13%) NHS
4 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.00%) Windows
2 12 (18.75%) Linux
3 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.81%) Unix
4 5 (7.81%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.56%) AIX
7 1 (1.56%) CentOS
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.94%) Test Automation
3 16 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 11 (17.19%) Software Testing
4 11 (17.19%) Test Scripting
5 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (15.63%) ETL
5 10 (15.63%) Project Management
5 10 (15.63%) Scrum
6 9 (14.06%) Configuration Management
6 9 (14.06%) Defect Management
6 9 (14.06%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (14.06%) PRINCE2
6 9 (14.06%) RUP
6 9 (14.06%) Test Management
6 9 (14.06%) Unified Process
7 8 (12.50%) DevOps
7 8 (12.50%) ITIL
7 8 (12.50%) Migration
7 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (67.19%) SQL
2 13 (20.31%) Java
3 11 (17.19%) PL/SQL
4 10 (15.63%) C#
5 6 (9.38%) C
6 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.69%) Python
8 2 (3.13%) VBA
9 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.56%) Groovy
9 1 (1.56%) Perl
9 1 (1.56%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.06%) ISEB
4 4 (6.25%) Degree
5 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.56%) MCSA
6 1 (1.56%) MCSE
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (6.25%) vSphere
4 2 (3.13%) Docker
4 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.13%) iptables
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.81%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (6.25%) SCCM
3 4 (6.25%) SCOM
4 3 (4.69%) Ansible
4 3 (4.69%) Data Guard
5 2 (3.13%) Grafana
5 2 (3.13%) Kibana
5 2 (3.13%) Marathon
5 2 (3.13%) Mesos
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Flashback
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Statspack
5 2 (3.13%) Prometheus
5 2 (3.13%) Puppet
5 2 (3.13%) Rundeck
5 2 (3.13%) Terraform
6 1 (1.56%) Nagios
6 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) HP
3 7 (10.94%) Informatica
3 7 (10.94%) Teradata
3 7 (10.94%) VMware
4 5 (7.81%) BMC
5 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.69%) IBM
6 3 (4.69%) Perforce
7 2 (3.13%) Lotus
7 2 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (3.13%) NetApp
8 1 (1.56%) BT
8 1 (1.56%) Remedy