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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 36 16
Rank change year-on-year +26 -20  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 56 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 9.79% 6.39% 8.46%
As % of the Vendors category 19.86% 15.35% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 29
Median daily rate £388 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.16% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £375 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £37.77 £19.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.78% -41.53%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +3.89%  

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 282 228 215
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 49.30% 41.61% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 135 142
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 8 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.75 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

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 30 March 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in South Wales over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 30 March 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 +22 37 £425 +41.66% 8
Newport +12 14 £513 - 1
Monmouthshire - 2 - -
Oracle
Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 33 (39.76%) SQL
2 30 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (31.33%) SQL Server
4 24 (28.92%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (28.92%) Oracle Database
5 21 (25.30%) Finance
6 19 (22.89%) Analytics
7 18 (21.69%) MySQL
8 17 (20.48%) Teradata
9 16 (19.28%) Java
10 15 (18.07%) Linux
10 15 (18.07%) Hadoop
11 14 (16.87%) Python
12 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
12 13 (15.66%) PL/SQL
13 12 (14.46%) JIRA
13 12 (14.46%) Selenium
14 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
14 11 (13.25%) SAP
14 11 (13.25%) Windows
14 11 (13.25%) Apache Spark
15 10 (12.05%) Cloudera
15 10 (12.05%) Business Analytics
15 10 (12.05%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (10.84%) Oracle Financials
16 9 (10.84%) XML
16 9 (10.84%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared
16 9 (10.84%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 11 (13.25%) Apache Spark
2 8 (9.64%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (7.23%) SAS
4 5 (6.02%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (6.02%) Confluence
4 5 (6.02%) JBoss
5 4 (4.82%) Tornado
6 3 (3.61%) Apache
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.20%) IIS
7 1 (1.20%) Jetty
7 1 (1.20%) Luigi
7 1 (1.20%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.20%) nginx
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.20%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.20%) Route 53
2 1 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) DNS
1 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.41%) HTTP
2 2 (2.41%) LDAP
2 2 (2.41%) SSH
2 2 (2.41%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.20%) DHCP
3 1 (1.20%) DSL
3 1 (1.20%) FTP
3 1 (1.20%) InfiniBand
3 1 (1.20%) Internet
3 1 (1.20%) IPsec
3 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (31.33%) SQL Server
2 24 (28.92%) Oracle Database
3 18 (21.69%) MySQL
4 15 (18.07%) Hadoop
5 10 (12.05%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (10.84%) Big Data
6 9 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (10.84%) NoSQL
6 9 (10.84%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (10.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (9.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (8.43%) MongoDB
9 6 (7.23%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (7.23%) QlikView
9 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (6.02%) HBase
11 4 (4.82%) RDBMS
11 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
11 4 (4.82%) SQLite
12 3 (3.61%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) JIRA
1 12 (14.46%) Selenium
2 8 (9.64%) Cucumber
2 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.23%) ERwin
3 6 (7.23%) Subversion
4 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.02%) JMeter
4 5 (6.02%) Maven
5 4 (4.82%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.61%) Ant
6 3 (3.61%) Hudson
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (3.61%) Rational Performance Tester
6 3 (3.61%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.61%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.41%) NuGet
7 2 (2.41%) Toad
8 1 (1.20%) JDeveloper
8 1 (1.20%) JUnit
General
1 21 (25.30%) Finance
2 1 (1.20%) Advertising
2 1 (1.20%) Publishing
2 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Developer
2 11 (13.25%) DBA
3 10 (12.05%) Scala Developer
4 8 (9.64%) Architect
4 8 (9.64%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (8.43%) Consultant
6 6 (7.23%) Data Architect
6 6 (7.23%) Tester
7 5 (6.02%) Administrator
7 5 (6.02%) Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Performance Tester
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Performance Tester
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Tester
8 4 (4.82%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.61%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Quality Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.84%) XML
2 8 (9.64%) Middleware
3 4 (4.82%) Flask
3 4 (4.82%) J2EE
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (4.82%) SOAP
3 4 (4.82%) ZeroMQ
4 3 (3.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (3.61%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.61%) Spring
5 2 (2.41%) OAuth
5 2 (2.41%) Web Services
6 1 (1.20%) .NET
6 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.20%) Java EE
6 1 (1.20%) JSON
6 1 (1.20%) Kafka
6 1 (1.20%) MCollective
6 1 (1.20%) Servlets
6 1 (1.20%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.02%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.61%) User Experience
5 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.41%) Life Science
6 1 (1.20%) Clustering
6 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.20%) Fintech
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.07%) Linux
2 11 (13.25%) Windows
3 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.82%) Unix
6 2 (2.41%) AIX
7 1 (1.20%) CentOS
7 1 (1.20%) Debian
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.20%) Solaris
7 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.92%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (22.89%) Analytics
4 10 (12.05%) Business Analytics
5 8 (9.64%) ETL
5 8 (9.64%) Performance Management
6 7 (8.43%) Data Management
6 7 (8.43%) Data Modelling
6 7 (8.43%) Migration
6 7 (8.43%) TDD
6 7 (8.43%) Test Strategy
6 7 (8.43%) Waterfall
7 6 (7.23%) BDD
7 6 (7.23%) Data Analytics
7 6 (7.23%) Data Architecture
7 6 (7.23%) Data Migration
7 6 (7.23%) MapReduce
7 6 (7.23%) Performance Testing
7 6 (7.23%) Scrum
7 6 (7.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.76%) SQL
2 16 (19.28%) Java
3 14 (16.87%) Python
4 13 (15.66%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.23%) Perl
6 3 (3.61%) C++
6 3 (3.61%) JCL
6 3 (3.61%) R
7 2 (2.41%) Korn
7 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.41%) Tcl
8 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.20%) Groovy
8 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.23%) MCDBA
3 6 (7.23%) MCITP
3 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.02%) ISEB
5 4 (4.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.41%) CBAP
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) Data Quality
1 6 (7.23%) QA
2 3 (3.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Docker
2 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) iptables
2 2 (2.41%) NFS
3 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.20%) PowerHA
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Ansible
1 5 (6.02%) Puppet
2 4 (4.82%) Control-M
3 3 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.41%) Rundeck
4 2 (2.41%) Salt
5 1 (1.20%) Fluentd
5 1 (1.20%) Nessus
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.20%) Packer
5 1 (1.20%) SCCM
5 1 (1.20%) Terraform
5 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.20%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) Teradata
2 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.25%) SAP
4 10 (12.05%) Cloudera
5 8 (9.64%) HP
6 7 (8.43%) Ab Initio
6 7 (8.43%) Informatica
6 7 (8.43%) Tableau
7 6 (7.23%) MicroStrategy
7 6 (7.23%) Netezza
7 6 (7.23%) Red Hat
7 6 (7.23%) RedGate
8 4 (4.82%) Thunderhead
8 4 (4.82%) VMware
9 3 (3.61%) Micro Focus
10 2 (2.41%) BMC
10 2 (2.41%) Remedy
11 1 (1.20%) Cognos
11 1 (1.20%) Siebel
11 1 (1.20%) Sun
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