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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 13 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Oracle 112 101 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.40% 9.07% 5.68%
As % of the Vendors category 25.06% 27.45% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 45 24
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.77%
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
447 368 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.53% 33.06% 32.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 146 127
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £278 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 18
Average hourly rate £12.25 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.72 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.40 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014, 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 92 (33.09%) Java
2 77 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (25.54%) Finance
4 64 (23.02%) Oracle Database
5 58 (20.86%) SQL
6 53 (19.06%) Business Intelligence
7 52 (18.71%) JBoss
8 46 (16.55%) Project Management
9 43 (15.47%) Relational Database
10 41 (14.75%) SQL Server
11 40 (14.39%) Banking
12 39 (14.03%) PL/SQL
13 38 (13.67%) Oracle Database 11g
14 37 (13.31%) Scrum
15 35 (12.59%) Data Warehouse
16 33 (11.87%) Data Modelling
16 33 (11.87%) SOA
17 32 (11.51%) ETL
18 29 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
19 28 (10.07%) JSF
19 28 (10.07%) UNIX
20 26 (9.35%) Web Services
20 26 (9.35%) Kimball Methodology
21 25 (8.99%) UML
22 22 (7.91%) Migration
22 22 (7.91%) RDBMS
23 20 (7.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
23 20 (7.19%) Cognos Report Studio
23 20 (7.19%) Cognos
24 19 (6.83%) Microsoft

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 16 (5.76%) WebSphere
2 11 (3.96%) WebLogic
3 8 (2.88%) CICS
3 8 (2.88%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (2.16%) SAS
5 6 (2.16%) Confluence
6 5 (1.80%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.08%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.36%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.36%) CMS
10 1 (0.36%) Apache
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.36%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.80%) MS Project
3 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (7.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 19 (6.83%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (3.60%) Markit EDM
4 8 (2.88%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.72%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.36%) Movex
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.12%) Firewall
2 13 (4.68%) Internet
3 12 (4.32%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (4.32%) Reverse Proxy
4 9 (3.24%) SAN
5 8 (2.88%) HTTP
5 8 (2.88%) Network Security
5 8 (2.88%) NAS
6 4 (1.44%) FTP
7 2 (0.72%) LAN
8 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.36%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.36%) DNS
8 1 (0.36%) WAN
8 1 (0.36%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (23.02%) Oracle Database
2 43 (15.47%) Relational Database
3 41 (14.75%) SQL Server
4 38 (13.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 35 (12.59%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (7.91%) RDBMS
7 20 (7.19%) Cognos Report Studio
8 19 (6.83%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 19 (6.83%) Cognos Transformer
9 13 (4.68%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (4.32%) DB2
11 8 (2.88%) MS Access
11 8 (2.88%) Oracle OWB
11 8 (2.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 8 (2.88%) SAP Data Services
12 7 (2.52%) Oracle Discoverer
13 6 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (2.16%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (2.16%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 6 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (6.47%) JIRA
2 17 (6.12%) Maven
3 14 (5.04%) Selenium
4 12 (4.32%) Subversion
5 10 (3.60%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (3.24%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.16%) JUnit
7 6 (2.16%) NetBeans
8 5 (1.80%) PowerDesigner
9 4 (1.44%) Zephyr
9 4 (1.44%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.08%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.72%) PeopleTools
11 2 (0.72%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.72%) Ant
12 1 (0.36%) Mockito
12 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.36%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.36%) NUnit
12 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
General
1 71 (25.54%) Finance
2 40 (14.39%) Banking
3 6 (2.16%) Retail
4 4 (1.44%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.44%) Back Office
5 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.72%) International Banking
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 96 (34.53%) Developer
2 39 (14.03%) Analyst
3 27 (9.71%) Project Manager
4 23 (8.27%) Java Developer
5 22 (7.91%) Architect
6 21 (7.55%) Designer
7 20 (7.19%) Cognos Developer
7 20 (7.19%) Consultant
8 16 (5.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 13 (4.68%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.32%) DBA
10 12 (4.32%) ScrumMaster
10 12 (4.32%) CLAS Consultant
11 11 (3.96%) Oracle DBA
11 11 (3.96%) Oracle Developer
11 11 (3.96%) Data Analyst
12 10 (3.60%) Test Analyst
12 10 (3.60%) Technical Leader
12 10 (3.60%) ETL Developer
12 10 (3.60%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.07%) JSF
2 26 (9.35%) Web Services
3 17 (6.12%) Java EE
3 17 (6.12%) RichFaces
4 16 (5.76%) Apache CXF
4 16 (5.76%) JPA
5 15 (5.40%) HTML
6 13 (4.68%) CSS
7 12 (4.32%) Middleware
7 12 (4.32%) Hibernate
8 10 (3.60%) JSP
8 10 (3.60%) Servlets
8 10 (3.60%) .NET
9 9 (3.24%) Velocity
9 9 (3.24%) XML
9 9 (3.24%) J2EE
10 8 (2.88%) Spring
11 4 (1.44%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 4 (1.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.40%) Mainframe
3 12 (4.32%) Replication
4 11 (3.96%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.60%) CESG
5 10 (3.60%) CESG CLAS
6 8 (2.88%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (1.44%) GIS
8 3 (1.08%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.08%) SCORM
9 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.72%) User Experience
9 2 (0.72%) Open Source
10 1 (0.36%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.36%) LPAR
10 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.36%) Clustering
10 1 (0.36%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.07%) UNIX
2 17 (6.12%) Linux
3 16 (5.76%) AIX
4 15 (5.40%) Windows
5 8 (2.88%) zOS
6 3 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.08%) Solaris
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (19.06%) Business Intelligence
3 46 (16.55%) Project Management
4 37 (13.31%) Scrum
5 33 (11.87%) Data Modelling
5 33 (11.87%) SOA
6 32 (11.51%) ETL
7 29 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (9.35%) Kimball Methodology
9 25 (8.99%) UML
10 22 (7.91%) Migration
11 19 (6.83%) Use Case
12 14 (5.04%) OO
12 14 (5.04%) Asset Management
13 13 (4.68%) TDD
13 13 (4.68%) PRINCE2
14 11 (3.96%) Dimensional Modelling
14 11 (3.96%) Mentoring
14 11 (3.96%) Protective Monitoring
14 11 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 92 (33.09%) Java
2 58 (20.86%) SQL
3 39 (14.03%) PL/SQL
4 16 (5.76%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.60%) C#
6 7 (2.52%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.44%) Python
8 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.72%) C
9 2 (0.72%) Perl
9 2 (0.72%) XPath
9 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (0.36%) Jython
10 1 (0.36%) PHP
10 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.36%) VBA
10 1 (0.36%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (3.24%) ISTQB
2 7 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (1.44%) ISEB
4 3 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.68%) QA
2 11 (3.96%) GPG13
3 4 (1.44%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.72%) SLA
4 2 (0.72%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (3.24%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (2.88%) SRDF
3 4 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (3.60%) Data Guard
2 8 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.72%) SCOM
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.36%) Legato
Vendors
1 52 (18.71%) JBoss
2 20 (7.19%) Cognos
3 19 (6.83%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.76%) Business Objects
4 16 (5.76%) IBM
5 11 (3.96%) HP
6 9 (3.24%) Sybase
6 9 (3.24%) EMC
7 8 (2.88%) Tableau
8 7 (2.52%) SAP
8 7 (2.52%) Informatica
9 4 (1.44%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (1.08%) Cisco
10 3 (1.08%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.72%) Veritas
11 2 (0.72%) Sun
11 2 (0.72%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.72%) VMware
11 2 (0.72%) F5
12 1 (0.36%) Guidewire
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