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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 34 19
Rank change year-on-year +24 -15  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 49 20 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 9.14% 4.18% 9.18%
As % of the Vendors category 19.29% 9.30% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 9 33
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £295 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £390 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.77 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year +23.52% -9.33%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 254 215 216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 47.39% 44.89% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 135 152
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 9
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +8.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.88 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Oracle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Cardiff +23 37 £375 +3.44% 4
Newport +4 6 £413 -
Bridgend +3 1 £313 -16.66%
Caerphilly - 1 £298 - 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £450 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
Oracle
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 47 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (44.00%) SQL
3 35 (35.00%) Oracle Database
4 28 (28.00%) PL/SQL
5 22 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (22.00%) RDBMS
5 22 (22.00%) Relational Database
6 21 (21.00%) Microsoft
6 21 (21.00%) C#
7 20 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 20 (20.00%) Windows
8 19 (19.00%) Teradata
9 18 (18.00%) Test Automation
9 18 (18.00%) .NET
9 18 (18.00%) Analytics
10 17 (17.00%) .NET Framework
10 17 (17.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 16 (16.00%) LINQ
11 16 (16.00%) Unit Testing
11 16 (16.00%) WinForms
11 16 (16.00%) Scrum
11 16 (16.00%) Visual Studio
11 16 (16.00%) OOP
11 16 (16.00%) Oracle9i Database
11 16 (16.00%) Python
11 16 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (16.00%) Entity Framework
12 15 (15.00%) Code First Entity Framework
12 15 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
12 15 (15.00%) Finance

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 13 (13.00%) SAS
2 10 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 9 (9.00%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (7.00%) Confluence
5 5 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (4.00%) Tornado
7 3 (3.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.00%) PowerExchange
9 1 (1.00%) Apache
9 1 (1.00%) IIS
9 1 (1.00%) Jetty
9 1 (1.00%) Mongrel
9 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.00%) nginx
9 1 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.00%) GitHub
1 2 (2.00%) Route 53
1 2 (2.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.00%) DNS
3 4 (4.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (2.00%) DSL
4 2 (2.00%) LDAP
4 2 (2.00%) SSH
5 1 (1.00%) DHCP
5 1 (1.00%) FTP
5 1 (1.00%) HTTP
5 1 (1.00%) Intranet
5 1 (1.00%) IPsec
5 1 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (35.00%) Oracle Database
2 22 (22.00%) RDBMS
2 22 (22.00%) Relational Database
3 20 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 17 (17.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (16.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 15 (15.00%) Hadoop
7 11 (11.00%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (10.00%) MySQL
9 9 (9.00%) NoSQL
9 9 (9.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (8.00%) Big Data
11 7 (7.00%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (7.00%) MongoDB
11 7 (7.00%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (6.00%) QlikView
12 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (5.00%) HBase
13 5 (5.00%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 16 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 16 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 15 (15.00%) JIRA
2 15 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.00%) Jenkins
4 10 (10.00%) Maven
5 9 (9.00%) Ant
6 8 (8.00%) MSBuild
7 7 (7.00%) Cucumber
8 6 (6.00%) ERwin
8 6 (6.00%) Selenium
8 6 (6.00%) Subversion
9 5 (5.00%) Hudson
9 5 (5.00%) Toad
10 4 (4.00%) Vagrant
11 3 (3.00%) Eclipse
12 2 (2.00%) Gradle
12 2 (2.00%) NuGet
12 2 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.00%) Back Office
3 1 (1.00%) Publishing
3 1 (1.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 39 (39.00%) Developer
2 14 (14.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (11.00%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (10.00%) Consultant
4 10 (10.00%) Scala Developer
5 8 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) DBA
6 7 (7.00%) Oracle DBA
6 7 (7.00%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) SQL Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Architect
7 6 (6.00%) Data Architect
7 6 (6.00%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Administrator
9 4 (4.00%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Oracle Forms Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.00%) .NET
2 17 (17.00%) .NET Framework
3 16 (16.00%) Entity Framework
3 16 (16.00%) LINQ
3 16 (16.00%) WinForms
4 15 (15.00%) Code First Entity Framework
4 15 (15.00%) WCF
5 8 (8.00%) XML
6 7 (7.00%) Middleware
7 4 (4.00%) Flask
7 4 (4.00%) ODBC
7 4 (4.00%) ZeroMQ
8 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (3.00%) Web Services
9 2 (2.00%) J2EE
9 2 (2.00%) OAuth
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (2.00%) SOAP
9 2 (2.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.00%) NHS
4 5 (5.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.00%) EMC VNX
5 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.00%) User Experience
6 2 (2.00%) CMDB
6 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.00%) Life Science
6 2 (2.00%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.00%) Windows
2 13 (13.00%) Linux
3 6 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.00%) Solaris
4 3 (3.00%) Unix
5 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.00%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (18.00%) Analytics
3 18 (18.00%) Test Automation
4 16 (16.00%) OOP
4 16 (16.00%) Scrum
4 16 (16.00%) Unit Testing
5 13 (13.00%) UML
6 12 (12.00%) Informatics
7 11 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.00%) Business Analytics
8 10 (10.00%) Data Management
8 10 (10.00%) ETL
9 9 (9.00%) DevOps
9 9 (9.00%) Migration
10 8 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (8.00%) MVVM
10 8 (8.00%) Performance Management
10 8 (8.00%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (44.00%) SQL
2 28 (28.00%) PL/SQL
3 21 (21.00%) C#
4 16 (16.00%) Python
5 13 (13.00%) Java
6 8 (8.00%) Perl
7 4 (4.00%) R
8 3 (3.00%) C++
8 3 (3.00%) JCL
9 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.00%) Korn
9 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (11.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.00%) Degree
3 6 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.00%) CBAP
5 3 (3.00%) ISEB
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.00%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) Data Quality
2 5 (5.00%) QA
3 4 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (3.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) Docker
1 4 (4.00%) iptables
2 2 (2.00%) NFS
2 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.00%) vSphere
3 1 (1.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) Ansible
1 7 (7.00%) Puppet
2 4 (4.00%) Control-M
3 3 (3.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.00%) NetApp OnCommand
3 3 (3.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.00%) Salt
4 2 (2.00%) Grafana
4 2 (2.00%) Kibana
4 2 (2.00%) Marathon
4 2 (2.00%) Mesos
4 2 (2.00%) Prometheus
4 2 (2.00%) Rundeck
4 2 (2.00%) Terraform
5 1 (1.00%) Fluentd
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (21.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.00%) Teradata
3 11 (11.00%) SAP
4 10 (10.00%) Cloudera
4 10 (10.00%) Informatica
5 9 (9.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.00%) Ab Initio
6 6 (6.00%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (6.00%) Netezza
6 6 (6.00%) Tableau
7 5 (5.00%) HP
7 5 (5.00%) NetApp
7 5 (5.00%) VMware
8 4 (4.00%) Thunderhead
9 3 (3.00%) Cisco
9 3 (3.00%) EMC
9 3 (3.00%) Micro Focus
9 3 (3.00%) Remedy
9 3 (3.00%) Sun
10 2 (2.00%) BMC