Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 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.

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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 26 42
Rank change year-on-year +2 +16 -24
Contract jobs citing Oracle 118 80 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.63% 6.90% 4.22%
As % of the Vendors category 15.80% 16.36% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 60 28
Wales median daily rate £360 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.14% +1.20% +15.38%
10th Percentile £285 £284 £251
90th Percentile £547 £500 £496
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Wales median hourly rate £11.00 £18.77 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.38% -0.58% -
10th Percentile £10.50 £16.49 £17.09
90th Percentile £11.50 £22.45 £20.46
UK median hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year +14.06% -6.57% -2.14%

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 747 489 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 48.29% 42.16% 40.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 329 290
Wales median daily rate £405 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £175 £205
90th Percentile £575 £538 £553
UK median daily rate £450 £427 £413
% change year-on-year +5.39% +3.52% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 33 32
Wales median hourly rate £11.78 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.76% +16.00% -8.76%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £18.73 £25.00 £20.46
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 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 -6 104 £360 -4.00% 14
Mid Wales - 5 £320 - 1
West Wales +14 4 £500 +11.11% 8
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 66 (55.93%) SQL Server
2 63 (53.39%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (47.46%) MySQL
4 54 (45.76%) Test Automation
5 49 (41.53%) JIRA
6 44 (37.29%) Git (software)
7 43 (36.44%) QA
8 41 (34.75%) Cucumber
8 41 (34.75%) SQL
9 39 (33.05%) Subversion
10 35 (29.66%) Selenium
10 35 (29.66%) SDLC
11 32 (27.12%) Test Management
12 31 (26.27%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (25.42%) Regression Testing
14 27 (22.88%) Project Management
15 26 (22.03%) User Acceptance Testing
16 25 (21.19%) Java
17 24 (20.34%) Product Management
18 22 (18.64%) Oracle Database
19 21 (17.80%) PL/SQL
20 19 (16.10%) Python
21 18 (15.25%) RDBMS
21 18 (15.25%) Relational Database
22 17 (14.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
22 17 (14.41%) SOA
23 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
24 15 (12.71%) PostgreSQL
25 14 (11.86%) Middleware
25 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure

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 17 (14.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (10.17%) Oracle Service Bus
2 12 (10.17%) WebLogic
3 8 (6.78%) Confluence
4 3 (2.54%) SAS
4 3 (2.54%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (10.17%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.85%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.39%) GitHub
3 3 (2.54%) IBM Cloud
3 3 (2.54%) NuGet
4 2 (1.69%) IaaS
4 2 (1.69%) PaaS
4 2 (1.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.08%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.24%) DNS
2 5 (4.24%) tcpdump
3 4 (3.39%) SSH
4 1 (0.85%) HTTP
4 1 (0.85%) ISDN
4 1 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (55.93%) SQL Server
2 56 (47.46%) MySQL
3 22 (18.64%) Oracle Database
4 18 (15.25%) RDBMS
4 18 (15.25%) Relational Database
5 15 (12.71%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (8.47%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.39%) Big Data
9 2 (1.69%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.69%) Blockchain
9 2 (1.69%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.69%) Redis
10 1 (0.85%) DB2
10 1 (0.85%) EDMS
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (41.53%) JIRA
2 44 (37.29%) Git (software)
3 41 (34.75%) Cucumber
4 39 (33.05%) Subversion
5 35 (29.66%) Selenium
6 9 (7.63%) Jenkins
6 9 (7.63%) Maven
7 6 (5.08%) CA Gen
7 6 (5.08%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.54%) Ant
8 3 (2.54%) Hudson
8 3 (2.54%) JMeter
8 3 (2.54%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.69%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.69%) Gradle
9 2 (1.69%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.69%) JUnit
9 2 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.85%) Flyway
General
1 11 (9.32%) Finance
2 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.24%) Publishing
4 3 (2.54%) Electronics
4 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.54%) Marketing
5 2 (1.69%) Back Office
6 1 (0.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 34 (28.81%) Test Engineer
2 22 (18.64%) Developer
3 18 (15.25%) Architect
3 18 (15.25%) Test Automation Engineer
4 16 (13.56%) Quality Engineer
5 14 (11.86%) QA Engineer
6 12 (10.17%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.47%) Database Architect
7 10 (8.47%) JIRA Engineer
8 9 (7.63%) Analyst
8 9 (7.63%) QA Test Engineer
9 8 (6.78%) Tester
10 7 (5.93%) Administrator
10 7 (5.93%) Software Test Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) Automation Tester
11 6 (5.08%) DBA
11 6 (5.08%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 6 (5.08%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 6 (5.08%) Selenium Tester
11 6 (5.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.86%) Middleware
1 14 (11.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (9.32%) Spring
3 10 (8.47%) HTML
4 9 (7.63%) SOAP
4 9 (7.63%) Spring Boot
5 7 (5.93%) Web Services
6 6 (5.08%) CSS
6 6 (5.08%) Hibernate
7 5 (4.24%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.39%) jQuery
8 4 (3.39%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 4 (3.39%) WebCenter
9 3 (2.54%) LDAP
10 2 (1.69%) Django
10 2 (1.69%) HTML5
10 2 (1.69%) OAuth
10 2 (1.69%) Stripes Framework
10 2 (1.69%) Thymeleaf
10 2 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.24%) Clustering
3 2 (1.69%) Blog
3 2 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.69%) User Experience
4 1 (0.85%) Fintech
4 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Exalogic
4 1 (0.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.32%) Linux
2 9 (7.63%) Unix
3 8 (6.78%) AIX
4 6 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.39%) Windows
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (53.39%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (45.76%) Test Automation
3 35 (29.66%) SDLC
4 32 (27.12%) Test Management
5 31 (26.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 30 (25.42%) Regression Testing
7 27 (22.88%) Project Management
8 26 (22.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (20.34%) Product Management
10 17 (14.41%) SOA
11 13 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (9.32%) High Availability
12 11 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (8.47%) Microservices
14 9 (7.63%) DevOps
15 8 (6.78%) Scrum
16 7 (5.93%) Business Activity Monitoring
17 6 (5.08%) OO
17 6 (5.08%) OOD
18 5 (4.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 41 (34.75%) SQL
2 25 (21.19%) Java
3 21 (17.80%) PL/SQL
4 19 (16.10%) Python
5 14 (11.86%) PowerShell
6 12 (10.17%) C++
6 12 (10.17%) Ruby
7 6 (5.08%) C
7 6 (5.08%) Korn
7 6 (5.08%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.24%) Perl
9 4 (3.39%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.54%) PHP
10 3 (2.54%) R
11 2 (1.69%) Java 8
12 1 (0.85%) C#
12 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.69%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) CCNA
4 1 (0.85%) CEH
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.85%) CISSP
4 1 (0.85%) GIAC
4 1 (0.85%) ISEB
4 1 (0.85%) ISSAP
4 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (36.44%) QA
2 12 (10.17%) GDPR
3 11 (9.32%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.69%) SLA
5 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) Docker
1 5 (4.24%) iptables
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.54%) NFS
4 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.08%) Puppet
2 4 (3.39%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.39%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.39%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (2.54%) Ansible
4 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.85%) Automic
5 1 (0.85%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.85%) logstash
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.17%) Teradata
3 9 (7.63%) IBM
4 6 (5.08%) CA
4 6 (5.08%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.39%) Remedy
6 3 (2.54%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.54%) SAP
6 3 (2.54%) Skytap
7 2 (1.69%) Adobe
7 2 (1.69%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.85%) Capita
8 1 (0.85%) EMC
8 1 (0.85%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.85%) HP
8 1 (0.85%) VMware