Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 14 38
Rank change year-on-year -8 +24 -23
Contract jobs citing Oracle 106 107 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.15% 8.08% 5.41%
As % of the Vendors category 13.64% 17.60% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 83 36
Wales median daily rate £360 £384 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.71% -1.79%
10th Percentile £285 £288 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Wales median hourly rate - £37.77 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +98.79% -41.54%
UK median hourly rate £39.69 £37.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year +5.83% +22.95% -

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 777 608 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 52.39% 45.89% 43.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 415 313
Wales median daily rate £408 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £175 £207
90th Percentile £566 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 46 27
Wales median hourly rate £11.78 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.76% +16.00% -8.93%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.50 £10.30
90th Percentile £42.00 £35.63 £21.56
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -14 93 £375 - 12
Mid Wales - 5 £320 - 1
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 62 (58.49%) SQL Server
2 55 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (40.57%) MySQL
3 43 (40.57%) JIRA
4 40 (37.74%) Test Automation
5 35 (33.02%) Git (software)
6 33 (31.13%) Subversion
7 31 (29.25%) QA
8 30 (28.30%) Cucumber
8 30 (28.30%) Java
9 28 (26.42%) SQL
9 28 (26.42%) Selenium
10 27 (25.47%) SDLC
11 25 (23.58%) Oracle Database
12 23 (21.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (21.70%) Test Management
13 21 (19.81%) RDBMS
13 21 (19.81%) Relational Database
14 19 (17.92%) Python
14 19 (17.92%) Regression Testing
15 18 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (16.04%) PL/SQL
17 16 (15.09%) Project Management
17 16 (15.09%) SOA
17 16 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
17 16 (15.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 15 (14.15%) User Acceptance Testing
18 15 (14.15%) Product Management
18 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
18 15 (14.15%) Linux

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 16 (15.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (10.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 10 (9.43%) Confluence
4 9 (8.49%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.83%) SAS
6 2 (1.89%) Apache
6 2 (1.89%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.94%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.72%) GitHub
3 3 (2.83%) IBM Cloud
3 3 (2.83%) NuGet
4 1 (0.94%) IaaS
4 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.49%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.66%) DNS
3 5 (4.72%) tcpdump
4 4 (3.77%) SSH
5 2 (1.89%) Firewall
6 1 (0.94%) HTTP
6 1 (0.94%) Network Security
6 1 (0.94%) SAN
6 1 (0.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (58.49%) SQL Server
2 43 (40.57%) MySQL
3 25 (23.58%) Oracle Database
4 21 (19.81%) RDBMS
4 21 (19.81%) Relational Database
5 16 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (9.43%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 43 (40.57%) JIRA
2 35 (33.02%) Git (software)
3 33 (31.13%) Subversion
4 30 (28.30%) Cucumber
5 28 (26.42%) Selenium
6 14 (13.21%) Jenkins
7 10 (9.43%) Maven
8 8 (7.55%) Ant
9 6 (5.66%) Hudson
10 5 (4.72%) Vagrant
11 3 (2.83%) JMeter
11 3 (2.83%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (3.77%) Publishing
2 2 (1.89%) Finance
3 1 (0.94%) Back Office
3 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (21.70%) Test Engineer
2 22 (20.75%) Developer
3 18 (16.98%) Java Developer
4 17 (16.04%) Architect
5 12 (11.32%) Quality Engineer
6 11 (10.38%) Test Automation Engineer
7 10 (9.43%) Database Architect
7 10 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (9.43%) JIRA Engineer
8 9 (8.49%) QA Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Administrator
9 7 (6.60%) DBA
10 6 (5.66%) Automation Tester
10 6 (5.66%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (5.66%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 6 (5.66%) Selenium Tester
10 6 (5.66%) Tester
11 5 (4.72%) Oracle Middleware Architect
11 5 (4.72%) Oracle SOA Administrator
11 5 (4.72%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.21%) Middleware
1 14 (13.21%) Oracle Fusion
1 14 (13.21%) Spring
2 12 (11.32%) HTML
3 11 (10.38%) Hibernate
4 10 (9.43%) SOAP
4 10 (9.43%) Spring Boot
4 10 (9.43%) Web Services
5 3 (2.83%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.83%) LDAP
5 3 (2.83%) WebCenter
6 2 (1.89%) .NET
6 2 (1.89%) ADO.NET
6 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.89%) CSS
6 2 (1.89%) jQuery
6 2 (1.89%) Struts
6 2 (1.89%) WCF
6 2 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.89%) Clustering
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Exalogic
2 2 (1.89%) Virtual Team
3 1 (0.94%) Fintech
3 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.15%) Linux
2 9 (8.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.83%) Unix
3 3 (2.83%) Windows
4 2 (1.89%) AIX
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.94%) CentOS
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (37.74%) Test Automation
3 27 (25.47%) SDLC
4 23 (21.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 23 (21.70%) Test Management
5 19 (17.92%) Regression Testing
6 18 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (15.09%) Project Management
7 16 (15.09%) SOA
8 15 (14.15%) Product Management
8 15 (14.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (13.21%) DevOps
10 13 (12.26%) High Availability
11 12 (11.32%) Microservices
12 9 (8.49%) OO
12 9 (8.49%) OOD
13 8 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (6.60%) Scrum
15 6 (5.66%) Server Hardening
16 5 (4.72%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.30%) Java
2 28 (26.42%) SQL
3 19 (17.92%) Python
4 17 (16.04%) PL/SQL
5 13 (12.26%) PowerShell
6 12 (11.32%) C++
6 12 (11.32%) Ruby
7 5 (4.72%) Perl
8 3 (2.83%) PHP
9 2 (1.89%) C#
9 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.89%) R
9 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.94%) C-shell
10 1 (0.94%) Java 8
10 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.55%) SC Cleared
1 8 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.94%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.94%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (29.25%) QA
2 12 (11.32%) GDPR
3 11 (10.38%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Docker
2 5 (4.72%) iptables
3 3 (2.83%) NFS
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) Puppet
2 4 (3.77%) Ansible
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.89%) Salt
5 1 (0.94%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.32%) Teradata
3 11 (10.38%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.77%) Remedy
5 3 (2.83%) IBM
5 3 (2.83%) Skytap
6 1 (0.94%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.94%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.94%) VMware