Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 61 73
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12 +17
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 39 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.95% 3.03% 2.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.93% 11.67% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 23
Wales median daily rate £375 £300 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -16.67% +41.18%
10th Percentile £288 £248 £283
90th Percentile £433 £428 £470
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Wales median hourly rate £40.00 £18.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.33% - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.29% -9.44% +26.40%

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 327 317 491
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 24.70% 25.94% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 205 330
Wales median daily rate £375 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £208 £208 £200
90th Percentile £531 £503 £450
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 5
Wales median hourly rate £32.50 £19.63 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.61% -43.12% +14.05%
10th Percentile £18.09 £11.70 £17.00
90th Percentile £40.20 £55.80 £48.90
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +8.77% +14.00% -13.04%

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 21 July 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 6 months to 21 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
South Wales +13 37 £375 +22.45%
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wales region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 39 (100.00%) Oracle
2 33 (84.62%) SQL
3 28 (71.79%) PL/SQL
4 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (46.15%) Relational Database
5 18 (46.15%) RDBMS
6 17 (43.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (41.03%) .NET Framework
7 16 (41.03%) Entity Framework
7 16 (41.03%) Unit Testing
7 16 (41.03%) LINQ
7 16 (41.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (41.03%) WinForms
7 16 (41.03%) Windows
7 16 (41.03%) Visual Studio
7 16 (41.03%) .NET
7 16 (41.03%) C#
7 16 (41.03%) OOP
7 16 (41.03%) Oracle9i Database
8 15 (38.46%) Oracle Forms
8 15 (38.46%) WCF
8 15 (38.46%) Code First Entity Framework
9 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
10 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
11 11 (28.21%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (28.21%) Performance Management
12 10 (25.64%) Informatics
12 10 (25.64%) Scrum
12 10 (25.64%) Finance
12 10 (25.64%) Oracle Financials

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) SAS
2 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.56%) PowerExchange
Business Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) RDBMS
1 18 (46.15%) Relational Database
2 17 (43.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (41.03%) Oracle9i Database
4 11 (28.21%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.56%) Big Data
6 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 16 (41.03%) Visual Studio
2 15 (38.46%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (20.51%) MSBuild
4 3 (7.69%) Ant
4 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.69%) Maven
4 3 (7.69%) Toad
5 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.56%) Subversion
5 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Back Office
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) .NET Developer
3 11 (28.21%) DBA
4 10 (25.64%) Oracle DBA
5 8 (20.51%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (17.95%) SQL Developer
7 6 (15.38%) Administrator
8 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
8 5 (12.82%) Software Developer
9 4 (10.26%) Oracle Forms Developer
9 4 (10.26%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
11 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
11 2 (5.13%) Consultant
11 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
11 2 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
11 2 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (5.13%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 2 (5.13%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) .NET
1 16 (41.03%) .NET Framework
1 16 (41.03%) Entity Framework
1 16 (41.03%) LINQ
1 16 (41.03%) WinForms
2 15 (38.46%) Code First Entity Framework
2 15 (38.46%) WCF
3 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.56%) J2EE
4 1 (2.56%) jQuery
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (2.56%) SOAP
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) NHS
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Solaris
4 1 (2.56%) AIX
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) OOP
2 16 (41.03%) Unit Testing
3 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 11 (28.21%) Performance Management
5 10 (25.64%) Informatics
5 10 (25.64%) Scrum
6 9 (23.08%) UML
7 8 (20.51%) MVVM
8 4 (10.26%) OO
9 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.69%) OOD
9 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
10 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
10 2 (5.13%) Migration
10 2 (5.13%) MVC
10 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (2.56%) Change Management
11 1 (2.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) SQL
2 28 (71.79%) PL/SQL
3 16 (41.03%) C#
4 6 (15.38%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) R
6 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Control-M
1 1 (2.56%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.56%) Nagios
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Fujitsu
3 2 (5.13%) HP
3 2 (5.13%) Sun
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) BT
4 1 (2.56%) Informatica
4 1 (2.56%) Teradata