Period
to 16 January 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 16 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.

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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 28 30
Rank change year-on-year -16 +2 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle 58 93 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.41% 6.70% 7.49%
As % of the Vendors category 11.20% 17.22% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 74 72
Wales median daily rate £368 £449 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.11% +30.55% -8.33%
10th Percentile £225 £320 £256
90th Percentile £515 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Wales median hourly rate - £57.50 -
UK median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -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 518 540 654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 39.36% 38.90% 44.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 383 462
Wales median daily rate £368 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.13% +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £163 £185 £213
90th Percentile £525 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 34
Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% -12.90% +7.83%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.50 £10.41
90th Percentile £32.59 £60.50 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%

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 16 January 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 16 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 0 53 £359 -20.28% 9
North Wales +2 4 £438 -0.85% 6
West Wales -15 1 £400 +6.67%
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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.

1 43 (74.14%) SQL
2 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
3 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 19 (32.76%) Oracle Database
5 18 (31.03%) Security Cleared
6 17 (29.31%) SC Cleared
7 16 (27.59%) Test Automation
8 15 (25.86%) Linux
9 14 (24.14%) Java
9 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (22.41%) Software Engineering
10 13 (22.41%) PL/SQL
10 13 (22.41%) XML
11 12 (20.69%) Windows
12 11 (18.97%) Software Testing
12 11 (18.97%) Test Scripting
12 11 (18.97%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
13 10 (17.24%) Project Management
13 10 (17.24%) Finance
13 10 (17.24%) PRINCE2
13 10 (17.24%) ISEB
14 9 (15.52%) HP
14 9 (15.52%) RUP
14 9 (15.52%) Tomcat
14 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Project
14 9 (15.52%) Migration
14 9 (15.52%) Unified Process
14 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
14 9 (15.52%) Configuration 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 9 (15.52%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.07%) SAS
3 6 (10.34%) IIS
4 5 (8.62%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (6.90%) MS Exchange
5 4 (6.90%) Mule
5 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.90%) WildFly
6 3 (5.17%) Apache Solr
6 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.45%) Apache
7 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon S3
4 3 (5.17%) npm
5 2 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (3.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (3.45%) Route 53
5 2 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) VLAN
2 4 (6.90%) VSAN
3 3 (5.17%) AMQP
3 3 (5.17%) Firewall
3 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.45%) BIG-IP
4 2 (3.45%) DHCP
4 2 (3.45%) DNS
4 2 (3.45%) DSL
4 2 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (3.45%) VPN
5 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
2 19 (32.76%) Oracle Database
3 11 (18.97%) Relational Database
4 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database 12c
5 7 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (8.62%) MySQL
7 5 (8.62%) RDBMS
7 5 (8.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (6.90%) Base SAS
8 4 (6.90%) Ingres
8 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (5.17%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
9 3 (5.17%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (3.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.34%) JUnit
3 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.62%) JIRA
4 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (5.17%) Ant
5 3 (5.17%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.17%) Gradle
5 3 (5.17%) Grunt
5 3 (5.17%) gulp
5 3 (5.17%) IntelliJ
5 3 (5.17%) JProfiler
5 3 (5.17%) Maven
5 3 (5.17%) Mockito
5 3 (5.17%) SonarQube
5 3 (5.17%) Subversion
6 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Romanian Language
3 3 (5.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) DBA
3 9 (15.52%) Test Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (10.34%) SQL DBA
6 5 (8.62%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) SAS Developer
7 3 (5.17%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Informatica Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Test Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Test Data Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) XML
2 7 (12.07%) jQuery
3 6 (10.34%) Hibernate
3 6 (10.34%) JPA
3 6 (10.34%) JSON
3 6 (10.34%) Spring
4 5 (8.62%) .NET
5 4 (6.90%) CSS
5 4 (6.90%) HTML
6 3 (5.17%) CSS3
6 3 (5.17%) J2EE
6 3 (5.17%) JMS
6 3 (5.17%) JSP
6 3 (5.17%) ODBC
6 3 (5.17%) PowerMock
6 3 (5.17%) Spring Integration
6 3 (5.17%) Web Services
6 3 (5.17%) XSD
6 3 (5.17%) XSL
6 3 (5.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) Clustering
3 2 (3.45%) iSeries
3 2 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Linux
2 12 (20.69%) Windows
3 8 (13.79%) Unix
4 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.45%) CentOS
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.72%) AIX
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Test Automation
2 14 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.41%) Software Engineering
4 11 (18.97%) Performance Monitoring
4 11 (18.97%) Software Testing
4 11 (18.97%) Test Scripting
5 10 (17.24%) PRINCE2
5 10 (17.24%) Project Management
6 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
6 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.52%) Defect Management
6 9 (15.52%) Migration
6 9 (15.52%) RUP
6 9 (15.52%) Test Management
6 9 (15.52%) Unified Process
7 8 (13.79%) Data Modelling
7 8 (13.79%) ETL
8 7 (12.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (12.07%) ITIL
9 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (74.14%) SQL
2 14 (24.14%) Java
3 13 (22.41%) PL/SQL
4 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.34%) C
5 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
5 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.62%) C#
6 5 (8.62%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.17%) XPath
8 2 (3.45%) VBA
9 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.72%) Groovy
9 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 17 (29.31%) SC Cleared
3 10 (17.24%) ISEB
4 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.45%) MCSA
4 2 (3.45%) MCSE
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.72%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.90%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (6.90%) vSphere
4 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.45%) iptables
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (8.62%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (6.90%) SCCM
3 4 (6.90%) SCOM
4 2 (3.45%) Ansible
4 2 (3.45%) Data Guard
4 2 (3.45%) Grafana
4 2 (3.45%) Kibana
4 2 (3.45%) Marathon
4 2 (3.45%) Mesos
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Flashback
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Statspack
4 2 (3.45%) Prometheus
4 2 (3.45%) Rundeck
4 2 (3.45%) Terraform
5 1 (1.72%) Nagios
5 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) HP
3 8 (13.79%) VMware
4 5 (8.62%) BMC
5 4 (6.90%) Informatica
5 4 (6.90%) Teradata
6 3 (5.17%) IBM
6 3 (5.17%) Perforce
6 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.45%) Lotus
7 2 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (3.45%) NetApp
8 1 (1.72%) BT
8 1 (1.72%) Casewise
8 1 (1.72%) Remedy
8 1 (1.72%) SAP