The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 9 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 169 129 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.02% 8.92% 9.20%
As % of the Vendors category 28.60% 28.92% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 64 60
Average daily rate £400 £375 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -12.50%
Oracle
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
591 446 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.53% 30.84% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 235 192
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £194 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.06% -28.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Oracle 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.

1 120 (36.59%) Finance
2 119 (36.28%) SQL
3 105 (32.01%) Java
4 69 (21.04%) JBoss
5 67 (20.43%) Oracle Database
6 66 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (19.21%) SQL Server
8 59 (17.99%) Migration
9 58 (17.68%) Unix
10 53 (16.16%) SOA
11 51 (15.55%) Banking
12 50 (15.24%) Data Modelling
13 46 (14.02%) Linux
13 46 (14.02%) JPA
14 45 (13.72%) Relational Database
15 44 (13.41%) Windows
15 44 (13.41%) Microsoft
16 40 (12.20%) Hibernate
16 40 (12.20%) Use Case
17 39 (11.89%) JSF
18 38 (11.59%) Java EE
18 38 (11.59%) Solaris
19 36 (10.98%) UML
20 35 (10.67%) Web Services
21 33 (10.06%) Apache CXF
21 33 (10.06%) BPMN
22 30 (9.15%) JIRA
22 30 (9.15%) Logical Data Model
23 29 (8.84%) AIX
23 29 (8.84%) OO

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Oracle 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 69 (21.04%) JBoss
2 29 (8.84%) SAS
3 20 (6.10%) WebSphere
4 15 (4.57%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.66%) MS Exchange
6 11 (3.35%) Apache
7 9 (2.74%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
8 7 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (2.13%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.83%) CICS
9 6 (1.83%) Skype for Business
10 5 (1.52%) Confluence
11 4 (1.22%) Drupal
11 4 (1.22%) Oracle Spatial
12 3 (0.91%) IIS
12 3 (0.91%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.61%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.61%) GeoServer
13 2 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.44%) MS Project
2 8 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (7.01%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (3.35%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (1.52%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (1.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 5 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.91%) Primavera
7 2 (0.61%) Misys Midas
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.30%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.91%) Taleo
4 2 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.61%) IaaS
4 2 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.96%) Internet
2 11 (3.35%) DNS
3 8 (2.44%) SAN
4 7 (2.13%) LDAP
4 7 (2.13%) SSL
5 6 (1.83%) DHCP
6 5 (1.52%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.22%) Firewall
7 4 (1.22%) Skype
7 4 (1.22%) SSH
8 3 (0.91%) HTTP
9 2 (0.61%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.61%) DDNS
9 2 (0.61%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.61%) Network Security
9 2 (0.61%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.61%) WAN
10 1 (0.30%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.30%) NAS
10 1 (0.30%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (20.43%) Oracle Database
2 63 (19.21%) SQL Server
3 45 (13.72%) Relational Database
4 26 (7.93%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (7.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (5.18%) Oracle Reports
7 16 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (4.57%) MongoDB
9 12 (3.66%) Informix
10 10 (3.05%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (2.74%) MySQL
12 8 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (2.13%) PowerCenter
13 7 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.83%) DB2
14 6 (1.83%) HDInsight
14 6 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (1.83%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (9.15%) JIRA
2 16 (4.88%) SoapUI
3 14 (4.27%) Selenium
4 12 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 12 (3.66%) Subversion
5 11 (3.35%) Firebug
5 11 (3.35%) Oracle APEX
5 11 (3.35%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (2.44%) JUnit
7 7 (2.13%) Maven
8 6 (1.83%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.83%) ERwin
8 6 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (1.52%) Cobertura
9 5 (1.52%) JBehave
10 3 (0.91%) Ant
10 3 (0.91%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.91%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.91%) Mockito
10 3 (0.91%) NetBeans
General
1 120 (36.59%) Finance
2 51 (15.55%) Banking
3 10 (3.05%) Law
4 6 (1.83%) Billing
5 4 (1.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.30%) German Language
6 1 (0.30%) Retail
6 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (21.95%) Architect
2 67 (20.43%) Developer
3 48 (14.63%) Analyst
4 44 (13.41%) Solutions Architect
5 25 (7.62%) Consultant
6 20 (6.10%) Java Developer
7 19 (5.79%) Oracle Developer
7 19 (5.79%) Oracle Specialist
8 18 (5.49%) Administrator
9 17 (5.18%) Test Analyst
10 16 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
11 14 (4.27%) DBA
12 13 (3.96%) Project Manager
13 12 (3.66%) Informatica Specialist
13 12 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
13 12 (3.66%) Teradata Specialist
14 11 (3.35%) Oracle DBA
14 11 (3.35%) Tester
15 10 (3.05%) Lead Architect
15 10 (3.05%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (14.02%) JPA
2 40 (12.20%) Hibernate
3 39 (11.89%) JSF
4 38 (11.59%) Java EE
5 35 (10.67%) Web Services
6 33 (10.06%) Apache CXF
7 28 (8.54%) Drools
8 22 (6.71%) RichFaces
9 21 (6.40%) Middleware
9 21 (6.40%) Spring
10 14 (4.27%) .NET
11 11 (3.35%) SOAP
12 10 (3.05%) HTML
13 8 (2.44%) J2EE
13 8 (2.44%) JDBC
14 7 (2.13%) XML
15 6 (1.83%) CSS
15 6 (1.83%) JSON
15 6 (1.83%) JSP
15 6 (1.83%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.62%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.83%) Credit Risk
3 6 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (1.83%) Mainframe
4 5 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.22%) Private Cloud
6 3 (0.91%) Cryptography
6 3 (0.91%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.91%) Fintech
6 3 (0.91%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.61%) Replication
8 1 (0.30%) Clustering
8 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.30%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.30%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (17.68%) Unix
2 46 (14.02%) Linux
3 44 (13.41%) Windows
4 38 (11.59%) Solaris
5 29 (8.84%) AIX
6 23 (7.01%) HPUX
7 19 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (4.27%) Windows Server
9 7 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.22%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (17.99%) Migration
3 53 (16.16%) SOA
4 50 (15.24%) Data Modelling
5 40 (12.20%) Use Case
6 36 (10.98%) UML
7 33 (10.06%) BPMN
8 30 (9.15%) Logical Data Model
9 29 (8.84%) OO
10 24 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (7.01%) Scrum
12 22 (6.71%) ETL
13 19 (5.79%) Data Analysis
13 19 (5.79%) Kanban
13 19 (5.79%) User Stories
14 18 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (5.49%) Software Testing
15 16 (4.88%) Data Migration
16 15 (4.57%) Project Management
17 14 (4.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 119 (36.28%) SQL
2 105 (32.01%) Java
3 25 (7.62%) PL/SQL
4 15 (4.57%) JavaScript
5 13 (3.96%) C#
6 8 (2.44%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.52%) PHP
7 5 (1.52%) VB
7 5 (1.52%) VB6
7 5 (1.52%) VBA
8 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.91%) C++
8 3 (0.91%) Perl
8 3 (0.91%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.91%) Python
8 3 (0.91%) Ruby
8 3 (0.91%) VBScript
9 2 (0.61%) Korn
9 2 (0.61%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.30%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 7 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (0.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.30%) Degree
3 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.66%) Data Quality
1 12 (3.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.22%) COBIT
2 4 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
1 8 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (1.22%) SRDF
4 4 (1.22%) XenApp
4 4 (1.22%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.61%) Docker
5 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.61%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.61%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.30%) Ceph
6 1 (0.30%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.30%) HDFS
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (1.83%) Ansible
2 6 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (1.83%) Puppet
3 5 (1.52%) BladeLogic
3 5 (1.52%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.22%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.22%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.91%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.61%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.61%) logstash
6 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.61%) SCCM
6 2 (0.61%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 44 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.23%) Informatica
3 25 (7.62%) Teradata
4 19 (5.79%) Red Hat
5 15 (4.57%) Veritas
6 13 (3.96%) EMC
7 10 (3.05%) Ab Initio
7 10 (3.05%) IBM
8 9 (2.74%) VMware
9 8 (2.44%) CA
9 8 (2.44%) HP
10 6 (1.83%) Citrix
10 6 (1.83%) SAP
10 6 (1.83%) Sybase
11 5 (1.52%) Cisco
11 5 (1.52%) Sun
12 4 (1.22%) Google
12 4 (1.22%) Planview
13 3 (0.91%) ESRI
13 3 (0.91%) NetApp
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