Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 31 21
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 78 89 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.36% 6.22% 8.84%
As % of the Vendors category 15.26% 16.09% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 72 103
Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +30.77% -13.33%
10th Percentile £265 £318 £250
90th Percentile £500 £550 £450
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Wales median hourly rate - £57.50 -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% -3.85%

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 511 553 743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 41.65% 38.67% 44.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 377 523
Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +16.79% -2.14%
10th Percentile £175 £210 £211
90th Percentile £521 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 41
Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £12.65 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.67% -20.27% +11.30%
10th Percentile £10.03 £10.35 £10.50
90th Percentile £24.33 £61.25 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +12 72 £375 -10.45% 1
North Wales -6 4 £438 -0.85% 2
West Wales -9 2 £438 +16.67%
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 56 (71.79%) SQL
2 35 (44.87%) Oracle Database
3 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 27 (34.62%) Test Automation
5 25 (32.05%) Relational Database
6 24 (30.77%) PL/SQL
6 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 23 (29.49%) Windows
8 21 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (25.64%) Unit Testing
9 20 (25.64%) RDBMS
10 19 (24.36%) .NET
10 19 (24.36%) C#
11 18 (23.08%) Visual Studio
11 18 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (21.79%) Java
13 16 (20.51%) Linux
13 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
13 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
14 15 (19.23%) OOP
14 15 (19.23%) Oracle9i Database
14 15 (19.23%) Scrum
15 14 (17.95%) WinForms
15 14 (17.95%) .NET Framework
15 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (17.95%) LINQ
15 14 (17.95%) Entity Framework
16 13 (16.67%) Code First Entity Framework
16 13 (16.67%) WCF

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 10 (12.82%) SAS
2 9 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.69%) IIS
4 5 (6.41%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.13%) Mule
5 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.13%) WildFly
6 3 (3.85%) Apache Solr
6 3 (3.85%) Confluence
6 3 (3.85%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.56%) Apache
7 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.56%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.41%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (6.41%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.85%) npm
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (2.56%) Route 53
4 2 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) VLAN
2 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.13%) VSAN
3 3 (3.85%) AMQP
3 3 (3.85%) DNS
4 2 (2.56%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.56%) DHCP
4 2 (2.56%) DSL
4 2 (2.56%) Firewall
4 2 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (2.56%) VPN
5 1 (1.28%) Intranet
5 1 (1.28%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (44.87%) Oracle Database
2 25 (32.05%) Relational Database
3 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 21 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (25.64%) RDBMS
6 15 (19.23%) Oracle9i Database
7 9 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (6.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (5.13%) Base SAS
10 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
10 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (3.85%) Ingres
11 3 (3.85%) MySQL
11 3 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (2.56%) Big Data
12 2 (2.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 18 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 13 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (14.10%) Jenkins
4 9 (11.54%) Git (software)
5 8 (10.26%) Ant
5 8 (10.26%) JIRA
5 8 (10.26%) Maven
5 8 (10.26%) MSBuild
6 6 (7.69%) Eclipse
6 6 (7.69%) JUnit
7 4 (5.13%) Gradle
7 4 (5.13%) Subversion
7 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (3.85%) Grunt
8 3 (3.85%) gulp
8 3 (3.85%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.85%) JProfiler
8 3 (3.85%) Mockito
8 3 (3.85%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Romanian Language
3 3 (3.85%) Legal
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (39.74%) Developer
2 13 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 9 (11.54%) DBA
3 9 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (11.54%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (11.54%) SQL Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Test Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (6.41%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Administrator
8 4 (5.13%) Oracle Forms Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (5.13%) SQL DBA
9 3 (3.85%) Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Informatica Developer
9 3 (3.85%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) .NET
2 14 (17.95%) .NET Framework
2 14 (17.95%) Entity Framework
2 14 (17.95%) LINQ
2 14 (17.95%) WinForms
3 13 (16.67%) Code First Entity Framework
3 13 (16.67%) WCF
3 13 (16.67%) XML
4 7 (8.97%) jQuery
5 6 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 6 (7.69%) JPA
5 6 (7.69%) JSON
5 6 (7.69%) Spring
6 4 (5.13%) CSS
6 4 (5.13%) HTML
7 3 (3.85%) J2EE
7 3 (3.85%) JSP
7 3 (3.85%) Web Services
7 3 (3.85%) XSD
7 3 (3.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.69%) NHS
3 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.85%) Clustering
4 3 (3.85%) iSeries
5 2 (2.56%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) Windows
2 16 (20.51%) Linux
3 6 (7.69%) Unix
3 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.28%) AIX
6 1 (1.28%) CentOS
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.62%) Test Automation
3 20 (25.64%) Unit Testing
4 16 (20.51%) Software Engineering
5 15 (19.23%) OOP
5 15 (19.23%) Scrum
6 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (12.82%) Software Testing
7 10 (12.82%) Test Scripting
8 9 (11.54%) Configuration Management
8 9 (11.54%) DevOps
8 9 (11.54%) ETL
8 9 (11.54%) Informatics
8 9 (11.54%) OO
8 9 (11.54%) PRINCE2
8 9 (11.54%) Project Management
8 9 (11.54%) UML
9 8 (10.26%) Migration
9 8 (10.26%) RUP
9 8 (10.26%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 56 (71.79%) SQL
2 24 (30.77%) PL/SQL
3 19 (24.36%) C#
4 17 (21.79%) Java
5 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.41%) C
7 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.85%) Python
8 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.85%) XPath
9 2 (2.56%) Perl
9 2 (2.56%) VBA
10 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.28%) Groovy
10 1 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.54%) ISEB
4 8 (10.26%) Degree
5 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.28%) MCSA
6 1 (1.28%) MCSE
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (5.13%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (5.13%) vSphere
4 3 (3.85%) iptables
5 2 (2.56%) Docker
5 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.13%) Ansible
2 4 (5.13%) SCCM
2 4 (5.13%) SCOM
2 4 (5.13%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (3.85%) Data Guard
3 3 (3.85%) Puppet
4 2 (2.56%) Grafana
4 2 (2.56%) Kibana
4 2 (2.56%) Marathon
4 2 (2.56%) Mesos
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Flashback
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Statspack
4 2 (2.56%) Prometheus
4 2 (2.56%) Rundeck
4 2 (2.56%) Terraform
5 1 (1.28%) Nagios
5 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.82%) HP
3 7 (8.97%) Informatica
3 7 (8.97%) Teradata
3 7 (8.97%) VMware
4 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.13%) BMC
6 3 (3.85%) IBM
6 3 (3.85%) Perforce
7 2 (2.56%) Lotus
7 2 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.56%) NetApp
8 1 (1.28%) BT
8 1 (1.28%) Remedy
8 1 (1.28%) SAP