The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 67 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 15 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.05% 2.15% 1.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.47% 11.79% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.38 £37.49 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+13.03% +0.64%
Oracle Database
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
274 229 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.11% 18.23% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 125 69
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +13.04%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Database across the Edinburgh region.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database across the Edinburgh region.

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Oracle Database also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Database.

1 43 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (48.84%) SQL
3 18 (41.86%) Finance
4 17 (39.53%) Banking
5 13 (30.23%) UNIX
6 11 (25.58%) Linux
7 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (18.60%) PL/SQL
8 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
8 8 (18.60%) ETL
9 7 (16.28%) CA
9 7 (16.28%) Informatica
9 7 (16.28%) PowerCenter
9 7 (16.28%) ERwin
9 7 (16.28%) Java
9 7 (16.28%) Data Integration
9 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
9 7 (16.28%) Data Quality
10 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
10 6 (13.95%) Java EE
10 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
10 6 (13.95%) Middleware
10 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
10 6 (13.95%) RDBMS
11 5 (11.63%) CSS
11 5 (11.63%) jQuery
11 5 (11.63%) Spring
12 4 (9.30%) VMware
12 4 (9.30%) NetBeans

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Oracle Database also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.30%) JBoss
1 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
1 4 (9.30%) Confluence
2 3 (6.98%) SAS
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) FTP
1 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.33%) DNS
1 1 (2.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (16.28%) PowerCenter
3 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.95%) RDBMS
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (9.30%) OLAP
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.33%) TKPROF
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.33%) DB2
7 1 (2.33%) Base SAS
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) ERwin
2 4 (9.30%) NetBeans
2 4 (9.30%) Maven
2 4 (9.30%) JIRA
2 4 (9.30%) Subversion
3 3 (6.98%) Artifactory
3 3 (6.98%) Ant
3 3 (6.98%) JUnit
4 1 (2.33%) Toad
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 17 (39.53%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Architect
1 12 (27.91%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) DBA
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle DBA
3 7 (16.28%) ETL Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Java Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Data Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.98%) MI Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Database Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Information Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Deployment Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Programmer
8 2 (4.65%) Tester
9 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.33%) Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Java EE
1 6 (13.95%) Middleware
2 5 (11.63%) CSS
2 5 (11.63%) jQuery
2 5 (11.63%) Spring
3 4 (9.30%) JSF
3 4 (9.30%) JSP
4 3 (6.98%) MyBatis
4 3 (6.98%) JPA
4 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.33%) Struts
5 1 (2.33%) HTML
5 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Data Integration
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.33%) iSeries
3 1 (2.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) UNIX
2 11 (25.58%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.65%) AIX
4 2 (4.65%) HPUX
4 2 (4.65%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) OS/400
5 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
2 8 (18.60%) ETL
3 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
4 4 (9.30%) Migration
4 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
4 4 (9.30%) UML
4 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.30%) Project Management
5 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.98%) DevOps
5 3 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.98%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (6.98%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.98%) Data Management
5 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.65%) Change Management
6 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) PL/SQL
3 7 (16.28%) Java
4 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) C
6 1 (2.33%) RPG/400
6 1 (2.33%) RPG IV
6 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.33%) SQR
6 1 (2.33%) Perl
6 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.33%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Data Guard
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) CA
2 7 (16.28%) Informatica
3 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.30%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.65%) EMC
5 2 (4.65%) Veritas
6 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft