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 27 March 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.

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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 13 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 130 127 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.97% 10.40% 13.00%
As % of the Vendors category 31.40% 32.32% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 64 34
Average daily rate
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£400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £180.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +157.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.80 £31.70
% change year-on-year
+7.54% +12.93%
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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
414 393 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.57% 32.19% 41.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 194 108
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -76.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £80.10 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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.

1 126 (46.32%) SQL
2 86 (31.62%) Finance
3 77 (28.31%) Java
4 75 (27.57%) Banking
5 64 (23.53%) UNIX
6 63 (23.16%) PL/SQL
7 60 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (20.22%) Oracle Database
9 41 (15.07%) Data Warehouse
10 35 (12.87%) Linux
10 35 (12.87%) SQL Server
11 33 (12.13%) Business Intelligence
12 32 (11.76%) Red Hat
12 32 (11.76%) Project Management
13 30 (11.03%) JBoss
14 27 (9.93%) J2EE
14 27 (9.93%) Informatica
15 26 (9.56%) JavaScript
15 26 (9.56%) Spring
16 25 (9.19%) Business Objects
16 25 (9.19%) JSP
16 25 (9.19%) Data Modelling
17 24 (8.82%) ETL
18 23 (8.46%) Struts
18 23 (8.46%) Ajax
19 22 (8.09%) Unit Testing
19 22 (8.09%) Relational Database
19 22 (8.09%) Migration
20 20 (7.35%) CSS
20 20 (7.35%) Perl

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 30 (11.03%) JBoss
2 20 (7.35%) WebSphere
3 16 (5.88%) SAS
4 9 (3.31%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.31%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.21%) Apache
5 6 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.10%) ColdFusion
6 3 (1.10%) IIS
6 3 (1.10%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.74%) Confluence
8 1 (0.37%) Lync
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.37%) CICS
8 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.37%) CMS
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 11 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.21%) MS Office
3 3 (1.10%) MS Project
3 3 (1.10%) SPSS
4 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.57%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.21%) Markit EDM
3 5 (1.84%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.37%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.37%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) SaaS
1 1 (0.37%) PaaS
1 1 (0.37%) IaaS
1 1 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.51%) SAN
2 9 (3.31%) LDAP
3 6 (2.21%) NAS
4 5 (1.84%) DNS
5 3 (1.10%) Intranet
5 3 (1.10%) Firewall
5 3 (1.10%) DHCP
6 2 (0.74%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.74%) VoIP
6 2 (0.74%) Internet
6 2 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.74%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.37%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.37%) SSH
7 1 (0.37%) WLAN
7 1 (0.37%) WAN
7 1 (0.37%) LAN
7 1 (0.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (20.22%) Oracle Database
2 41 (15.07%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (12.87%) SQL Server
4 22 (8.09%) Relational Database
5 19 (6.99%) SAP Data Services
6 13 (4.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (4.41%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (4.04%) MS Access
8 11 (4.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 9 (3.31%) BusinessObjects XI
10 8 (2.94%) DB2
10 8 (2.94%) PowerCenter
10 8 (2.94%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.57%) OLAP
11 7 (2.57%) Oracle OLAP
12 6 (2.21%) BODI
12 6 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.47%) Oracle Discoverer
13 4 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (7.35%) Selenium
2 13 (4.78%) CruiseControl
3 11 (4.04%) Subversion
3 11 (4.04%) JIRA
4 10 (3.68%) JMeter
4 10 (3.68%) JUnit
5 8 (2.94%) ERwin
6 7 (2.57%) PeopleTools
6 7 (2.57%) JProfiler
6 7 (2.57%) VisualVM
7 6 (2.21%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.21%) Mockito
8 5 (1.84%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (1.84%) PowerDesigner
8 5 (1.84%) Ant
8 5 (1.84%) Maven
9 3 (1.10%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.10%) NUnit
9 3 (1.10%) Artifactory
General
1 86 (31.62%) Finance
2 75 (27.57%) Banking
3 9 (3.31%) Retail
4 4 (1.47%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.10%) International Banking
5 3 (1.10%) Advertising
6 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.37%) Games
7 1 (0.37%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (34.93%) Developer
2 59 (21.69%) Analyst
3 31 (11.40%) Java Developer
4 23 (8.46%) Project Manager
5 20 (7.35%) Architect
6 17 (6.25%) Administrator
7 16 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 16 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
8 14 (5.15%) Data Analyst
8 14 (5.15%) Test Analyst
9 13 (4.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 12 (4.41%) Business Analyst
10 12 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (3.68%) Consultant
11 10 (3.68%) DBA
11 10 (3.68%) Oracle DBA
12 8 (2.94%) PL/SQL Developer
12 8 (2.94%) Applications Manager
12 8 (2.94%) ETL Architect
13 7 (2.57%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.93%) J2EE
2 26 (9.56%) Spring
3 25 (9.19%) JSP
4 23 (8.46%) Struts
4 23 (8.46%) Ajax
5 20 (7.35%) CSS
6 17 (6.25%) XML
7 16 (5.88%) Web Services
7 16 (5.88%) JMS
7 16 (5.88%) HTML
8 15 (5.51%) Middleware
9 13 (4.78%) Hibernate
9 13 (4.78%) Spring MVC
9 13 (4.78%) Spring Web Flow
9 13 (4.78%) XSLT
9 13 (4.78%) GWT
10 12 (4.41%) .NET
10 12 (4.41%) JSF
11 8 (2.94%) iBATIS
11 8 (2.94%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.41%) Data Integration
3 6 (2.21%) Replication
4 5 (1.84%) Clustering
4 5 (1.84%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.84%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.47%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.47%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.10%) Social Media
6 3 (1.10%) iPad
6 3 (1.10%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.74%) User Experience
7 2 (0.74%) PKI
8 1 (0.37%) Derivative
8 1 (0.37%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.37%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.37%) NHS
8 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 64 (23.53%) UNIX
2 35 (12.87%) Linux
3 20 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (5.88%) Windows
5 14 (5.15%) Solaris
6 7 (2.57%) AIX
7 6 (2.21%) HPUX
8 5 (1.84%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.37%) Android
10 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (12.13%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (11.76%) Project Management
4 25 (9.19%) Data Modelling
5 24 (8.82%) ETL
6 22 (8.09%) Migration
6 22 (8.09%) Unit Testing
7 17 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
7 17 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 16 (5.88%) MVC
8 16 (5.88%) Web Application Development
8 16 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
9 15 (5.51%) Change Management
9 15 (5.51%) UML
10 14 (5.15%) Scrum
11 13 (4.78%) OO
12 12 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (4.41%) Data Management
13 11 (4.04%) CRM
13 11 (4.04%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 126 (46.32%) SQL
2 77 (28.31%) Java
3 63 (23.16%) PL/SQL
4 26 (9.56%) JavaScript
5 20 (7.35%) Perl
6 17 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 7 (2.57%) C#
7 7 (2.57%) SQR
8 6 (2.21%) PeopleCode
9 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.74%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.37%) VBScript
10 1 (0.37%) VB
10 1 (0.37%) VBA
10 1 (0.37%) Python
10 1 (0.37%) MUMPS
10 1 (0.37%) PHP
10 1 (0.37%) C
10 1 (0.37%) VB6
10 1 (0.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (1.84%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (1.47%) ISEB
3 3 (1.10%) OCP
3 3 (1.10%) Degree
4 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.37%) PMP
5 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.37%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.04%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.84%) QA
3 4 (1.47%) SLA
4 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.31%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (1.10%) vSphere
6 2 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.74%) NFS
6 2 (0.74%) Samba
6 2 (0.74%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (2.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (1.47%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (1.47%) SCCM
3 3 (1.10%) SCOM
3 3 (1.10%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 32 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 27 (9.93%) Informatica
3 25 (9.19%) Business Objects
4 19 (6.99%) SAP
5 17 (6.25%) VMware
6 10 (3.68%) Tableau
7 9 (3.31%) Veritas
7 9 (3.31%) PeopleSoft
7 9 (3.31%) IBM
7 9 (3.31%) Microsoft
7 9 (3.31%) EMC
8 7 (2.57%) HP
8 7 (2.57%) CA
9 5 (1.84%) NetApp
9 5 (1.84%) Sybase
9 5 (1.84%) Sun
10 4 (1.47%) Cognos
10 4 (1.47%) Cisco
11 3 (1.10%) Teradata
11 3 (1.10%) Apple
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