Period
to 24 August 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 24 August 2019 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 21 21
Rank change year-on-year -13 0 +31
Contract jobs citing Oracle 72 116 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.18% 7.76% 7.38%
As % of the Vendors category 11.71% 15.61% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 106 62
Wales median daily rate £425 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £308 £285 £285
90th Percentile £560 £549 £488
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Wales median hourly rate £60.00 £11.00 £37.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +445.45% -70.88% +98.79%
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.67% +11.94%

Oracle is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 615 743 520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 44.28% 49.70% 43.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 549 356
Wales median daily rate £440 £405 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.64% +14.16% -5.40%
10th Percentile £298 £284 £175
90th Percentile £625 £565 £532
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £428
% change year-on-year - +5.20% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 38 42
Wales median hourly rate £18.06 £11.78 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.27% -20.14% +18.00%
10th Percentile £8.97 £10.15 £10.50
90th Percentile £38.75 £42.00 £38.99
UK median hourly rate £19.98 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.19% +2.94% -2.86%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Wales

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Wales

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Wales over the 6 months to 24 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Wales

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Wales

Oracle
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 within the Wales region over the 6 months to 24 August 2019. 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 -21 50 £400 +6.67% 13
West Wales +1 15 £475 -5.00%
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 24 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 36 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 29 (40.28%) SQL
3 21 (29.17%) WebLogic
3 21 (29.17%) IBM
4 15 (20.83%) DevOps
4 15 (20.83%) WebSphere
4 15 (20.83%) Oracle Fusion
5 14 (19.44%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (19.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 14 (19.44%) SOA
5 14 (19.44%) Shell Script
5 14 (19.44%) Unix
6 13 (18.06%) PL/SQL
6 13 (18.06%) AWS
7 12 (16.67%) AIX
7 12 (16.67%) Python
7 12 (16.67%) Middleware
8 11 (15.28%) Azure
9 10 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
9 10 (13.89%) Ansible
10 9 (12.50%) Tomcat
10 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
11 8 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 8 (11.11%) Windows
11 8 (11.11%) Java
11 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
11 8 (11.11%) Oracle ADF

Oracle
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 21 (29.17%) WebLogic
2 15 (20.83%) WebSphere
3 14 (19.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 7 (9.72%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (9.72%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (8.33%) JBoss
7 4 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.17%) ENOVIA
2 3 (4.17%) NetSuite
2 3 (4.17%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) AWS
2 11 (15.28%) Azure
3 6 (8.33%) GitHub
4 3 (4.17%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.78%) Serverless
6 1 (1.39%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) ISDN
1 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.17%) SSL
3 1 (1.39%) SAN
3 1 (1.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.17%) MySQL
6 2 (2.78%) MariaDB
6 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.39%) DB2
7 1 (1.39%) Informix
7 1 (1.39%) OLAP
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) CA Gen
2 6 (8.33%) JIRA
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (5.56%) Spinnaker
4 3 (4.17%) Maven
4 3 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.39%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.39%) Rational Team Concert
6 1 (1.39%) Toad
6 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.72%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.56%) Public Sector
4 3 (4.17%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.17%) Finance
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Developer
2 10 (13.89%) DBA
3 9 (12.50%) Consultant
3 9 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
4 8 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) CA Gen Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Administrator
7 4 (5.56%) Environment Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Validation Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Verification Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.17%) IT Support
8 3 (4.17%) Middleware Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) NetSuite Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Test and Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (16.67%) Middleware
3 8 (11.11%) Oracle ADF
4 5 (6.94%) WebCenter
5 4 (5.56%) .NET
6 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.17%) J2EE
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (2.78%) Node.js
7 2 (2.78%) React
7 2 (2.78%) Spring
7 2 (2.78%) Struts
8 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.39%) OAuth
8 1 (1.39%) REST
8 1 (1.39%) Serverless Framework
8 1 (1.39%) SOAP
8 1 (1.39%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.39%) TensorFlow
8 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Clustering
1 4 (5.56%) Cyber Defence
1 4 (5.56%) HACMP
1 4 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.44%) Unix
2 12 (16.67%) AIX
3 8 (11.11%) Windows
4 7 (9.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.83%) DevOps
2 14 (19.44%) SOA
3 10 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Automation
5 7 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (8.33%) Database Security
6 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.94%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 5 (6.94%) Data Extraction
7 5 (6.94%) Data Management
7 5 (6.94%) Discrete Manufacturing
7 5 (6.94%) ITIL
7 5 (6.94%) Software Testing
7 5 (6.94%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (6.94%) Test Scripting
7 5 (6.94%) Validation
8 4 (5.56%) OO
8 4 (5.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.28%) SQL
2 14 (19.44%) Shell Script
3 13 (18.06%) PL/SQL
4 12 (16.67%) Python
5 8 (11.11%) Java
6 4 (5.56%) C#
7 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.78%) Groovy
8 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.39%) Delphi
9 1 (1.39%) R
9 1 (1.39%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.56%) CCNA
3 4 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) HND
4 1 (1.39%) ISEB
4 1 (1.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) Ansible
2 7 (9.72%) Puppet
3 3 (4.17%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.78%) Terraform
5 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) IBM
2 7 (9.72%) CA
3 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.94%) EMC
5 4 (5.56%) Imperva
5 4 (5.56%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.17%) SAP
6 3 (4.17%) Workday
7 2 (2.78%) Netezza
8 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.39%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.39%) Dell
8 1 (1.39%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.39%) HP
8 1 (1.39%) NetApp
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.39%) Remedy
8 1 (1.39%) Sun
8 1 (1.39%) Tableau
8 1 (1.39%) Veritas