The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 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)
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 49 54
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 13 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.93% 3.22% 2.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.83% 11.80% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 13
Median daily rate £300 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £456
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 Wales with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 166 178 225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 24.70% 27.26% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 106 149
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 2
Median hourly rate £37.77 £20.00 £26.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.85% -25.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.26 £11.50 £20.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £70.00 £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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in Wales

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in Wales over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in Wales

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in Wales

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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
South Wales +2 11 £300 +2.12% 2
Oracle Database
UK

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

1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (72.22%) PL/SQL
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (55.56%) Oracle Financials
4 10 (55.56%) Finance
4 10 (55.56%) Performance Management
5 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Control-M
6 3 (16.67%) Unix
6 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (11.11%) Micro Focus
7 2 (11.11%) Korn
7 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
7 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) Java
7 2 (11.11%) Linux
7 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (11.11%) JCL
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (5.56%) Middleware
8 1 (5.56%) BT
8 1 (5.56%) Migration
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (5.56%) VMware

Oracle Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (55.56%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.56%) JDeveloper
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) DBA
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (27.78%) Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Operator
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials DBA
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (5.56%) WebCenter
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Performance Management
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) ERP
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) TDD
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) PL/SQL
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) JCL
2 2 (11.11%) Korn
2 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Control-M
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Micro Focus
3 1 (5.56%) BMC
3 1 (5.56%) BT
3 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
3 1 (5.56%) Sun
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Xerox