Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 30 31
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle 123 68 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.33% 5.76% 6.34%
As % of the Vendors category 16.60% 14.08% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 49 72
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +30.77%
10th Percentile £310 £237 £318
90th Percentile £575 £500 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Wales median hourly rate £11.00 - £57.50
10th Percentile £8.70 - £31.63
90th Percentile £30.30 - £62.90
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.04
% change year-on-year - +17.50% -5.44%

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 741 483 542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 44.13% 40.93% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 320 368
Wales median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £285 £175 £210
90th Percentile £600 £525 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 21 39
Wales median hourly rate £12.25 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +12.00% -18.99%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.00 £10.40
90th Percentile £40.60 £23.61 £61.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%

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 19 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 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 -7 83 £393 +4.67% 13
West Wales +30 31 £500 +25.00% 1
Mid Wales - 5 £320 -
North Wales -1 2 £381 -12.86% 1
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 69 (56.10%) SQL
2 64 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (35.77%) Java
4 39 (31.71%) SQL Server
4 39 (31.71%) WebLogic
5 38 (30.89%) MySQL
5 38 (30.89%) Test Automation
6 37 (30.08%) JIRA
7 35 (28.46%) QA
8 33 (26.83%) Git (software)
8 33 (26.83%) HTML
9 32 (26.02%) XML
10 30 (24.39%) JSP
10 30 (24.39%) Cucumber
11 29 (23.58%) Struts
11 29 (23.58%) EJB
11 29 (23.58%) JDBC
11 29 (23.58%) WSDL
12 28 (22.76%) WebLogic Workshop
13 27 (21.95%) Subversion
14 25 (20.33%) JavaScript
14 25 (20.33%) SDLC
15 24 (19.51%) Test Management
16 23 (18.70%) Selenium
16 23 (18.70%) Continuous Improvement
16 23 (18.70%) Regression Testing
17 22 (17.89%) User Acceptance Testing
18 21 (17.07%) Project Management
19 19 (15.45%) Product Management
19 19 (15.45%) Oracle Database

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 39 (31.71%) WebLogic
2 14 (11.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (7.32%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (5.69%) Confluence
5 2 (1.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.81%) JBoss
6 1 (0.81%) SAS
6 1 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (7.32%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.81%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.44%) GitHub
2 3 (2.44%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (1.63%) IaaS
3 2 (1.63%) NuGet
3 2 (1.63%) PaaS
3 2 (1.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.25%) DNS
2 4 (3.25%) tcpdump
3 2 (1.63%) ISDN
3 2 (1.63%) SSH
4 1 (0.81%) HTTP
4 1 (0.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 38 (30.89%) MySQL
3 19 (15.45%) Oracle Database
4 18 (14.63%) MongoDB
5 10 (8.13%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (6.50%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (4.88%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.07%) Big Data
9 4 (3.25%) DB2
10 3 (2.44%) Blockchain
10 3 (2.44%) Redis
11 2 (1.63%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.81%) EDMS
12 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 1 (0.81%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 37 (30.08%) JIRA
2 33 (26.83%) Git (software)
3 30 (24.39%) Cucumber
4 28 (22.76%) WebLogic Workshop
5 27 (21.95%) Subversion
6 23 (18.70%) Selenium
7 7 (5.69%) Maven
8 6 (4.88%) CA Gen
9 5 (4.07%) SoapUI
10 4 (3.25%) Jenkins
10 4 (3.25%) JUnit
11 3 (2.44%) Gradle
12 2 (1.63%) Artifactory
12 2 (1.63%) Flyway
12 2 (1.63%) GitLab
12 2 (1.63%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (1.63%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (1.63%) TestNG
12 2 (1.63%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (9.76%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.44%) Electronics
3 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.44%) Marketing
3 3 (2.44%) Publishing
4 2 (1.63%) Back Office
4 2 (1.63%) Banking
4 2 (1.63%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (35.77%) Developer
2 27 (21.95%) Test Engineer
3 20 (16.26%) Java Developer
4 17 (13.82%) Test Automation Engineer
5 12 (9.76%) Quality Engineer
6 11 (8.94%) Architect
6 11 (8.94%) Software Developer
7 10 (8.13%) Administrator
7 10 (8.13%) QA Engineer
8 9 (7.32%) Analyst
8 9 (7.32%) Cloud Developer
8 9 (7.32%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) DBA
9 7 (5.69%) JIRA Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) QA Test Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Oracle DBA
10 6 (4.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) Test Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) Tester
11 5 (4.07%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.83%) HTML
2 32 (26.02%) XML
3 30 (24.39%) JSP
4 29 (23.58%) EJB
4 29 (23.58%) JDBC
4 29 (23.58%) Struts
4 29 (23.58%) WSDL
5 18 (14.63%) Dropwizard
5 18 (14.63%) Play Framework
6 11 (8.94%) Middleware
6 11 (8.94%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (6.50%) CSS
8 7 (5.69%) AngularJS
9 6 (4.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 6 (4.88%) Spring
10 5 (4.07%) jQuery
10 5 (4.07%) Spring Boot
11 4 (3.25%) HTML5
11 4 (3.25%) SOAP
12 3 (2.44%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.69%) Clustering
2 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.25%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.44%) Blog
4 3 (2.44%) User Experience
5 1 (0.81%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.81%) DTCC
5 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) PKI
5 1 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.13%) Linux
1 10 (8.13%) Unix
2 8 (6.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (5.69%) AIX
4 5 (4.07%) Windows
5 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.89%) Test Automation
3 25 (20.33%) SDLC
4 24 (19.51%) Test Management
5 23 (18.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (18.70%) Regression Testing
6 22 (17.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (17.07%) Project Management
8 19 (15.45%) Product Management
9 14 (11.38%) SOA
10 9 (7.32%) DevOps
11 7 (5.69%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (4.88%) High Availability
12 6 (4.88%) Service Management
13 5 (4.07%) Artificial Intelligence
13 5 (4.07%) Business Activity Monitoring
13 5 (4.07%) Software Testing
13 5 (4.07%) Storage Management
14 4 (3.25%) Decision-Making
14 4 (3.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 69 (56.10%) SQL
2 44 (35.77%) Java
3 25 (20.33%) JavaScript
4 18 (14.63%) Scala
5 15 (12.20%) PL/SQL
6 11 (8.94%) Shell Script
7 10 (8.13%) Python
8 7 (5.69%) C
9 6 (4.88%) Korn
9 6 (4.88%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.07%) C++
10 5 (4.07%) Ruby
11 3 (2.44%) Perl
12 2 (1.63%) Java 8
12 2 (1.63%) R
12 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.63%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) CCNA
4 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.63%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.63%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.81%) CEH
5 1 (0.81%) CISSP
5 1 (0.81%) GIAC
5 1 (0.81%) ISEB
5 1 (0.81%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.81%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (28.46%) QA
2 5 (4.07%) GDPR
3 4 (3.25%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (4.88%) vSphere
2 5 (4.07%) Docker
3 4 (3.25%) iptables
4 2 (1.63%) NFS
5 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (4.88%) Ansible
1 6 (4.88%) Data Guard
1 6 (4.88%) Puppet
2 5 (4.07%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.25%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (3.25%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.81%) Automic
6 1 (0.81%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.81%) logstash
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (7.32%) IBM
1 9 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.50%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.88%) CA
3 6 (4.88%) VMware
4 5 (4.07%) Teradata
5 3 (2.44%) Adobe
5 3 (2.44%) SAP
5 3 (2.44%) Skytap
6 2 (1.63%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.63%) EMC
6 2 (1.63%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.63%) Remedy
7 1 (0.81%) Capita
7 1 (0.81%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.81%) HP
7 1 (0.81%) Talend