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 22 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.

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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 15 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 104 127 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.32% 10.64% 8.96%
As % of the Vendors category 25.74% 33.33% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 68 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
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
404 381 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.43% 31.91% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 191 107
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £271 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 6
Average hourly rate £38.75 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.52% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £19.80 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £32.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 108 (46.55%) SQL
2 81 (34.91%) Finance
3 66 (28.45%) Banking
3 66 (28.45%) Java
4 57 (24.57%) UNIX
5 51 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (18.97%) PL/SQL
7 41 (17.67%) Oracle Database
8 32 (13.79%) Project Management
8 32 (13.79%) JavaScript
8 32 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (12.93%) Data Modelling
10 29 (12.50%) Spring
11 28 (12.07%) Red Hat
12 27 (11.64%) SQL Server
13 25 (10.78%) Linux
13 25 (10.78%) UML
14 24 (10.34%) JSP
14 24 (10.34%) J2EE
14 24 (10.34%) Relational Database
15 23 (9.91%) JBoss
15 23 (9.91%) ETL
16 22 (9.48%) CSS
16 22 (9.48%) Ajax
17 21 (9.05%) Unit Testing
17 21 (9.05%) Struts
18 20 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
19 19 (8.19%) Perl
20 18 (7.76%) Data Analysis
20 18 (7.76%) Web Application Development

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (9.91%) JBoss
2 14 (6.03%) SAS
3 13 (5.60%) Tomcat
4 12 (5.17%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.16%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.72%) Apache
7 4 (1.72%) Confluence
8 3 (1.29%) ColdFusion
8 3 (1.29%) CMS
9 2 (0.86%) Lync
9 2 (0.86%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.43%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.88%) MS Office
3 4 (1.72%) MS Project
3 4 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.43%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.59%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.29%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.43%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.43%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.86%) Amazon Kinesis
1 2 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.43%) IaaS
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.74%) SAN
2 8 (3.45%) LDAP
3 6 (2.59%) DNS
4 5 (2.16%) Firewall
5 4 (1.72%) VoIP
5 4 (1.72%) DHCP
6 3 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.29%) FTP
6 3 (1.29%) WAN
6 3 (1.29%) LAN
6 3 (1.29%) Intranet
6 3 (1.29%) Internet
7 2 (0.86%) WLAN
7 2 (0.86%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.86%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.67%) Oracle Database
2 32 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (11.64%) SQL Server
4 24 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.17%) MS Access
6 9 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (3.88%) PowerCenter
7 8 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.45%) SAP Data Services
8 7 (3.02%) MySQL
9 6 (2.59%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.16%) BusinessObjects XI
10 5 (2.16%) DB2
11 4 (1.72%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (1.72%) OLAP
11 4 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.72%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (1.72%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.29%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.29%) BODI
Development Applications
1 17 (7.33%) Selenium
2 12 (5.17%) Subversion
3 11 (4.74%) JIRA
3 11 (4.74%) CruiseControl
3 11 (4.74%) JUnit
4 8 (3.45%) PeopleTools
5 7 (3.02%) ERwin
6 6 (2.59%) Maven
6 6 (2.59%) Mockito
6 6 (2.59%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.16%) Ant
7 5 (2.16%) PowerDesigner
8 4 (1.72%) NetBeans
9 3 (1.29%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.29%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.29%) NUnit
10 2 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.43%) HttpUnit
11 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.43%) Toad
General
1 81 (34.91%) Finance
2 66 (28.45%) Banking
3 8 (3.45%) Retail
4 5 (2.16%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.86%) Games
5 2 (0.86%) Advertising
5 2 (0.86%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.86%) International Banking
6 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (33.62%) Developer
2 53 (22.84%) Analyst
3 34 (14.66%) Java Developer
4 24 (10.34%) Architect
4 24 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 14 (6.03%) Data Analyst
6 13 (5.60%) Business Analyst
6 13 (5.60%) Test Analyst
7 12 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (3.88%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (3.88%) Oracle Developer
8 9 (3.88%) PL/SQL Developer
8 9 (3.88%) DBA
8 9 (3.88%) Administrator
9 8 (3.45%) Consultant
9 8 (3.45%) Applications Support
9 8 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (3.45%) Applications Manager
9 8 (3.45%) ETL Architect
10 7 (3.02%) PeopleSoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.50%) Spring
2 24 (10.34%) JSP
2 24 (10.34%) J2EE
3 22 (9.48%) CSS
3 22 (9.48%) Ajax
4 21 (9.05%) Struts
5 17 (7.33%) XML
6 16 (6.90%) Hibernate
7 14 (6.03%) jQuery
8 13 (5.60%) JPA
8 13 (5.60%) JSF
9 12 (5.17%) .NET
10 11 (4.74%) Spring Web Flow
10 11 (4.74%) GWT
10 11 (4.74%) Spring MVC
10 11 (4.74%) JMS
11 10 (4.31%) XSLT
12 9 (3.88%) HTML
13 8 (3.45%) Middleware
14 7 (3.02%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.45%) Data Integration
3 6 (2.59%) Data Extraction
4 5 (2.16%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.16%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.29%) iSeries
6 3 (1.29%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.29%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.86%) Replication
7 2 (0.86%) PKI
7 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.43%) Open Source
8 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.43%) Derivative
8 1 (0.43%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.43%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 57 (24.57%) UNIX
2 25 (10.78%) Linux
3 17 (7.33%) Windows
4 14 (6.03%) Solaris
5 10 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.59%) AIX
6 6 (2.59%) HPUX
7 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.86%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (13.79%) Project Management
3 30 (12.93%) Data Modelling
4 25 (10.78%) UML
5 23 (9.91%) ETL
6 21 (9.05%) Unit Testing
7 20 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (7.76%) Data Analysis
8 18 (7.76%) Web Application Development
9 17 (7.33%) OO
9 17 (7.33%) Migration
10 14 (6.03%) Change Management
11 12 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (5.17%) MVC
12 10 (4.31%) SOA
12 10 (4.31%) ITIL
12 10 (4.31%) Business Analysis
13 9 (3.88%) Asset Management
14 8 (3.45%) Data Management
14 8 (3.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 108 (46.55%) SQL
2 66 (28.45%) Java
3 44 (18.97%) PL/SQL
4 32 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 19 (8.19%) Perl
6 14 (6.03%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.45%) SQR
7 8 (3.45%) C#
8 7 (3.02%) PeopleCode
9 5 (2.16%) PHP
10 4 (1.72%) C
10 4 (1.72%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.29%) Ruby
11 3 (1.29%) Python
12 1 (0.43%) RPG/400
12 1 (0.43%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.43%) RPG
12 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (1.72%) ISEB
1 4 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
1 4 (1.72%) Degree
2 2 (0.86%) QiCA
2 2 (0.86%) CISA
2 2 (0.86%) OCP
2 2 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.43%) PMP
3 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.17%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.02%) QA
3 4 (1.72%) SLA
4 2 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.43%) FINREP
5 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 8 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 7 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.72%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.72%) vSphere
4 2 (0.86%) Samba
4 2 (0.86%) NFS
4 2 (0.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 7 (3.02%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (1.72%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (1.72%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.29%) SCCM
4 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (12.07%) Red Hat
2 16 (6.90%) Informatica
3 15 (6.47%) Business Objects
4 13 (5.60%) VMware
5 11 (4.74%) Microsoft
6 10 (4.31%) PeopleSoft
7 8 (3.45%) Veritas
7 8 (3.45%) EMC
8 7 (3.02%) SAP
8 7 (3.02%) CA
9 6 (2.59%) HP
10 5 (2.16%) Sybase
10 5 (2.16%) Sun
10 5 (2.16%) NetApp
11 3 (1.29%) Cisco
11 3 (1.29%) IBM
11 3 (1.29%) CODA
12 2 (0.86%) Citrix
12 2 (0.86%) CommVault
12 2 (0.86%) Symantec
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