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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 38 20
Rank change year-on-year +22 -18  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 59 45 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.42% 6.55% 6.82%
As % of the Vendors category 17.15% 15.10% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 33
Median daily rate £425 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.66% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £37.77 £19.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.78% -41.53%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +3.89%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 344 298 336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 49.07% 43.38% 45.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 177 181
Median daily rate £388 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 8 17
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +32.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Oracle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +27 52 £425 +41.66% 13
West Wales -15 2 £398 -11.61%
North Wales +4 1 £513 -
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 47 (41.59%) SQL
2 38 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (30.09%) SQL Server
4 32 (28.32%) Oracle Database
5 31 (27.43%) Finance
6 28 (24.78%) Linux
7 26 (23.01%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (23.01%) Teradata
8 23 (20.35%) Windows
9 22 (19.47%) Java
9 22 (19.47%) Microsoft
10 19 (16.81%) Analytics
11 18 (15.93%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (15.04%) SAP
12 17 (15.04%) Jenkins
12 17 (15.04%) MongoDB
13 16 (14.16%) Informatica
13 16 (14.16%) MySQL
13 16 (14.16%) PL/SQL
13 16 (14.16%) Security Cleared
14 15 (13.27%) Apache
14 15 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (13.27%) Hadoop
14 15 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (12.39%) Python
15 14 (12.39%) ETL
15 14 (12.39%) SC Cleared
15 14 (12.39%) JIRA
16 13 (11.50%) Oracle Financials
17 12 (10.62%) Oracle Reports

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 15 (13.27%) Apache
2 11 (9.73%) Apache Spark
2 11 (9.73%) Confluence
3 9 (7.96%) WebLogic
4 8 (7.08%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (6.19%) MS Exchange
6 6 (5.31%) PowerExchange
6 6 (5.31%) SAS
7 5 (4.42%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (4.42%) JBoss
8 4 (3.54%) Tornado
9 3 (2.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (1.77%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.88%) IIS
11 1 (0.88%) Jetty
11 1 (0.88%) Mongrel
11 1 (0.88%) nginx
11 1 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.65%) MS Project
3 2 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (4.42%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.88%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.88%) Route 53
3 1 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) DNS
1 4 (3.54%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.77%) HTTP
2 2 (1.77%) LDAP
2 2 (1.77%) SSH
2 2 (1.77%) tcpdump
3 1 (0.88%) DHCP
3 1 (0.88%) DSL
3 1 (0.88%) FTP
3 1 (0.88%) InfiniBand
3 1 (0.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) IPsec
3 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.09%) SQL Server
2 32 (28.32%) Oracle Database
3 18 (15.93%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (15.04%) MongoDB
5 16 (14.16%) MySQL
6 15 (13.27%) Hadoop
7 12 (10.62%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (10.62%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (9.73%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (8.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (7.96%) Big Data
10 9 (7.96%) NoSQL
10 9 (7.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (7.08%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (6.19%) PowerCenter
13 6 (5.31%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (5.31%) QlikView
14 5 (4.42%) HBase
15 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
15 4 (3.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (15.04%) Jenkins
2 14 (12.39%) JIRA
3 11 (9.73%) Maven
4 7 (6.19%) Selenium
4 7 (6.19%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (5.31%) ERwin
6 5 (4.42%) JMeter
7 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.54%) LoadRunner
7 4 (3.54%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (2.65%) Ant
8 3 (2.65%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.65%) Hudson
8 3 (2.65%) Rational Performance Tester
8 3 (2.65%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.65%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.77%) NuGet
9 2 (1.77%) Subversion
9 2 (1.77%) Toad
10 1 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 31 (27.43%) Finance
2 2 (1.77%) Electronics
2 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.77%) Marketing
2 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.88%) Advertising
3 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (21.24%) Developer
2 17 (15.04%) DBA
3 15 (13.27%) Architect
3 15 (13.27%) Consultant
4 11 (9.73%) Oracle DBA
5 10 (8.85%) Scala Developer
6 9 (7.96%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (7.08%) Administrator
8 6 (5.31%) Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Data Architect
8 6 (5.31%) Informatica Consultant
8 6 (5.31%) Java Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Performance Tester
9 5 (4.42%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.42%) Senior Performance Tester
9 5 (4.42%) Senior Tester
9 5 (4.42%) Tester
10 4 (3.54%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.73%) XML
2 9 (7.96%) Middleware
2 9 (7.96%) Spring
3 7 (6.19%) MCollective
4 6 (5.31%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (4.42%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (3.54%) Flask
6 4 (3.54%) J2EE
6 4 (3.54%) SOAP
6 4 (3.54%) ZeroMQ
7 3 (2.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (2.65%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.77%) .NET
8 2 (1.77%) OAuth
8 2 (1.77%) Web Services
9 1 (0.88%) CSS
9 1 (0.88%) HTML
9 1 (0.88%) Servlets
9 1 (0.88%) Spring MVC
9 1 (0.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.19%) Clustering
2 7 (6.19%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.31%) PKI
4 5 (4.42%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.65%) User Experience
6 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.77%) iSeries
6 2 (1.77%) Life Science
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Fintech
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.78%) Linux
2 23 (20.35%) Windows
3 15 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (9.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (8.85%) Unix
6 8 (7.08%) AIX
7 1 (0.88%) CentOS
7 1 (0.88%) Debian
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.88%) Solaris
7 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.01%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (16.81%) Analytics
4 14 (12.39%) ETL
5 10 (8.85%) Business Analytics
5 10 (8.85%) DevOps
5 10 (8.85%) High Availability
5 10 (8.85%) Performance Management
5 10 (8.85%) Waterfall
6 8 (7.08%) Data Modelling
6 8 (7.08%) Migration
6 8 (7.08%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (6.19%) Data Management
7 7 (6.19%) IT Governance
7 7 (6.19%) TDD
7 7 (6.19%) Test Strategy
8 6 (5.31%) Data Analytics
8 6 (5.31%) Data Architecture
8 6 (5.31%) MapReduce
8 6 (5.31%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 47 (41.59%) SQL
2 22 (19.47%) Java
3 16 (14.16%) PL/SQL
4 14 (12.39%) Python
5 6 (5.31%) Perl
6 3 (2.65%) C++
6 3 (2.65%) JCL
6 3 (2.65%) R
7 2 (1.77%) Korn
7 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.77%) Tcl
8 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.88%) Groovy
8 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (14.16%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.39%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.08%) MCDBA
3 8 (7.08%) MCITP
3 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.31%) Degree
5 5 (4.42%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (4.42%) ISEB
6 2 (1.77%) CBAP
6 2 (1.77%) CCAB
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.85%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.08%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.19%) Hyper-V
2 7 (6.19%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (6.19%) PowerHA
3 6 (5.31%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (2.65%) Docker
5 2 (1.77%) iptables
5 2 (1.77%) NFS
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (9.73%) Ansible
1 11 (9.73%) Puppet
2 8 (7.08%) Rundeck
3 7 (6.19%) Nessus
3 7 (6.19%) Packer
3 7 (6.19%) SCCM
3 7 (6.19%) Tivoli
3 7 (6.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 7 (6.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (6.19%) Zenoss
4 4 (3.54%) Control-M
5 3 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.77%) Salt
7 1 (0.88%) Kibana
7 1 (0.88%) Mesos
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 26 (23.01%) Teradata
2 22 (19.47%) Microsoft
3 17 (15.04%) SAP
4 16 (14.16%) Informatica
5 12 (10.62%) Red Hat
6 10 (8.85%) Cloudera
6 10 (8.85%) VMware
7 8 (7.08%) HP
7 8 (7.08%) RedGate
8 7 (6.19%) Ab Initio
8 7 (6.19%) IBM
8 7 (6.19%) Sonatype
8 7 (6.19%) Symantec
8 7 (6.19%) Tableau
9 6 (5.31%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (5.31%) Netezza
10 4 (3.54%) Thunderhead
11 3 (2.65%) Micro Focus
12 2 (1.77%) BMC
12 2 (1.77%) Remedy
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