Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 77 70
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 17 29 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.33% 2.04% 2.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.26% 7.75% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 28
Wales median daily rate £390 £450 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +26.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £311 £364 £264
90th Percentile £475 £550 £458
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £401
% change year-on-year - +6.12% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Wales median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK median hourly rate £30.58 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -23.56% - -15.79%

Oracle Database is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 399 374 450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.22% 26.25% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 270 346
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £263 £185 £255
90th Percentile £575 £560 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 11
Wales median hourly rate £30.00 £43.75 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% +48.31% +35.32%
10th Percentile £16.75 £17.11 £24.25
90th Percentile £49.52 £61.25 £41.25
UK median hourly rate £30.75 £28.18 £30.00
% change year-on-year +9.12% -6.07% +4.57%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 -9 13 £363 -19.44% 3
North Wales - 4 £438 - 4
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (94.12%) SQL
3 13 (76.47%) Linux
4 12 (70.59%) PL/SQL
5 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
6 7 (41.18%) XML
7 6 (35.29%) Unix
7 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
8 5 (29.41%) Java
8 5 (29.41%) High Availability
9 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
9 4 (23.53%) jQuery
9 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 4 (23.53%) Windows
9 4 (23.53%) Data Security
9 4 (23.53%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (17.65%) TDD
10 3 (17.65%) MVC
10 3 (17.65%) Workflow
10 3 (17.65%) Legal
10 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
10 3 (17.65%) Clustering
10 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (17.65%) Red Hat

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 (17.65%) Apache Solr
1 3 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon S3
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) AMQP
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database 12c
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (17.65%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.88%) Ingres
5 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.88%) MySQL
5 1 (5.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Ant
1 3 (17.65%) IntelliJ
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
1 3 (17.65%) JUnit
1 3 (17.65%) Maven
1 3 (17.65%) Mockito
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) DBA
2 7 (41.18%) Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (29.41%) Administrator
5 4 (23.53%) SQL DBA
6 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle Team Leader
8 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
8 1 (5.88%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) jQuery
3 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
3 3 (17.65%) JMS
3 3 (17.65%) JPA
3 3 (17.65%) JSON
3 3 (17.65%) JSP
3 3 (17.65%) Lucene
3 3 (17.65%) PowerMock
3 3 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (17.65%) RESTful
3 3 (17.65%) Spring
3 3 (17.65%) Spring Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Spring MVC
3 3 (17.65%) Spring Security
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) XSD
3 3 (17.65%) XSL
4 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Unix
3 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) AIX
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) High Availability
2 4 (23.53%) Data Security
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (17.65%) ETL
3 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) OOD
3 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) Database Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Code Optimisation
5 1 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) SQL
2 12 (70.59%) PL/SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
5 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 3 (17.65%) XPath
6 2 (11.76%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) VBA
7 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Clusterware
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (11.76%) Data Guard
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Flashback
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy