Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 45 31
Rank change year-on-year +21 -14 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 120 58 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.06% 4.43% 6.60%
As % of the Vendors category 16.74% 11.26% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 39 73
Wales median daily rate £425 £368 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.65% -17.88% +30.18%
10th Percentile £300 £225 £319
90th Percentile £550 £515 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Wales median hourly rate £11.00 - £57.50
10th Percentile £8.70 - £16.31
90th Percentile £30.30 - £62.63
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.68% -11.25% +6.67%

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 717 515 536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 42.18% 39.37% 38.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 327 381
Wales median daily rate £425 £368 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.65% -8.13% +17.65%
10th Percentile £286 £163 £185
90th Percentile £602 £525 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 32 47
Wales median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +7.41% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.07 £10.16 £10.50
90th Percentile £26.23 £32.59 £60.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%

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 15 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Wales over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 15 January 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 0 80 £400 +11.50% 19
West Wales +31 36 £500 +25.00%
North Wales -4 2 £381 -12.86% 3
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 78 (65.00%) SQL
2 47 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (36.67%) Java
4 40 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 38 (31.67%) HTML
6 36 (30.00%) XML
7 33 (27.50%) Struts
8 30 (25.00%) JSP
9 29 (24.17%) EJB
9 29 (24.17%) JDBC
9 29 (24.17%) WSDL
10 28 (23.33%) WebLogic Workshop
11 27 (22.50%) JIRA
12 26 (21.67%) PL/SQL
12 26 (21.67%) JavaScript
13 24 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 23 (19.17%) Test Automation
15 21 (17.50%) Git (software)
15 21 (17.50%) Oracle Database
16 20 (16.67%) QA
16 20 (16.67%) Shell Script
17 18 (15.00%) MySQL
17 18 (15.00%) Unix
17 18 (15.00%) Scala
17 18 (15.00%) MongoDB
17 18 (15.00%) Play Framework
17 18 (15.00%) Dropwizard
18 16 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
18 16 (13.33%) Linux
19 15 (12.50%) Project Management

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 40 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 11 (9.17%) Oracle Service Bus
2 11 (9.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (8.33%) Confluence
4 3 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.67%) JBoss
5 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.83%) SAS
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (9.17%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.83%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.67%) GitHub
2 4 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.50%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.67%) IaaS
4 2 (1.67%) NuGet
4 2 (1.67%) PaaS
4 2 (1.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.33%) DNS
2 4 (3.33%) tcpdump
3 3 (2.50%) SSH
4 2 (1.67%) ISDN
5 1 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (17.50%) Oracle Database
3 18 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 18 (15.00%) MySQL
4 5 (4.17%) Big Data
5 4 (3.33%) DB2
5 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.50%) Blockchain
6 3 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.50%) Redis
7 2 (1.67%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.83%) EDMS
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.83%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 28 (23.33%) WebLogic Workshop
2 27 (22.50%) JIRA
3 21 (17.50%) Git (software)
4 15 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 15 (12.50%) Subversion
5 12 (10.00%) CA Gen
6 11 (9.17%) Selenium
7 8 (6.67%) Maven
7 8 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (3.33%) GitLab
8 4 (3.33%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.33%) JUnit
8 4 (3.33%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.50%) Gradle
9 3 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (1.67%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.67%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (1.67%) TestNG
10 2 (1.67%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (10.83%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.33%) Electronics
3 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (1.67%) Back Office
4 2 (1.67%) Banking
4 2 (1.67%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (50.83%) Developer
2 24 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 14 (11.67%) Oracle Developer
5 11 (9.17%) Software Developer
6 10 (8.33%) CA Gen Developer
6 10 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) Cloud Developer
7 9 (7.50%) DBA
7 9 (7.50%) Oracle DBA
8 8 (6.67%) QA Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) Analyst
9 7 (5.83%) QA Test Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Architect
10 5 (4.17%) QA Automation Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Quality Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Software QA Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Software Test Specialist
10 5 (4.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (31.67%) HTML
2 36 (30.00%) XML
3 33 (27.50%) Struts
4 30 (25.00%) JSP
5 29 (24.17%) EJB
5 29 (24.17%) JDBC
5 29 (24.17%) WSDL
6 18 (15.00%) Dropwizard
6 18 (15.00%) Play Framework
7 13 (10.83%) Middleware
8 12 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (8.33%) SOAP
9 10 (8.33%) Spring
10 9 (7.50%) CSS
10 9 (7.50%) Spring Boot
11 7 (5.83%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 6 (5.00%) Hibernate
12 6 (5.00%) Web Services
13 5 (4.17%) jQuery
14 4 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.00%) Clustering
2 4 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.50%) Blog
3 3 (2.50%) User Experience
4 1 (0.83%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.83%) DTCC
4 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.83%) PKI
4 1 (0.83%) Replication
4 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.00%) Unix
2 16 (13.33%) Linux
3 12 (10.00%) AIX
3 12 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.33%) Windows
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.17%) Test Automation
3 16 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (12.50%) Project Management
4 15 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 14 (11.67%) DevOps
6 13 (10.83%) Product Management
6 13 (10.83%) Test Management
7 12 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (10.00%) SDLC
8 11 (9.17%) SOA
9 8 (6.67%) Storage Management
9 8 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
10 7 (5.83%) Microservices
10 7 (5.83%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (5.83%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.00%) Availability Management
11 6 (5.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
11 6 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (65.00%) SQL
2 44 (36.67%) Java
3 26 (21.67%) JavaScript
3 26 (21.67%) PL/SQL
4 20 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 18 (15.00%) Scala
6 8 (6.67%) Python
7 7 (5.83%) C
8 6 (5.00%) Korn
9 4 (3.33%) Perl
10 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.67%) Java 8
11 2 (1.67%) R
12 1 (0.83%) C#
12 1 (0.83%) C++
12 1 (0.83%) Ruby
12 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (4.17%) RHCSA
4 3 (2.50%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.67%) CCNA
5 2 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.67%) Degree
5 2 (1.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.83%) CEH
6 1 (0.83%) CISSP
6 1 (0.83%) GIAC
6 1 (0.83%) ISEB
6 1 (0.83%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.83%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.67%) QA
2 4 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.83%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
1 8 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (6.67%) vSphere
2 6 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (4.17%) Docker
4 4 (3.33%) iptables
5 3 (2.50%) NFS
6 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (8.33%) Puppet
2 9 (7.50%) Ansible
3 7 (5.83%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (5.00%) Data Guard
5 5 (4.17%) Kubernetes
6 4 (3.33%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.83%) Automic
9 1 (0.83%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.83%) logstash
9 1 (0.83%) Terraform
9 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (11.67%) IBM
2 12 (10.00%) CA
2 12 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (7.50%) VMware
4 4 (3.33%) EMC
4 4 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.33%) SAP
5 3 (2.50%) Adobe
5 3 (2.50%) Skytap
6 2 (1.67%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.67%) Dell
6 2 (1.67%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.67%) Remedy
7 1 (0.83%) Capita
7 1 (0.83%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.83%) HP
7 1 (0.83%) Talend
7 1 (0.83%) Teradata