The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 72 68 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -29
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 59 55 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.31% 2.04% 3.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.26% 9.26% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 40
Average daily rate £383 £368 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +14.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £47.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-17.36% +48.43%
Oracle Database
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
524 594 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.54% 22.01% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 348 244
Average daily rate £370 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +251.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £47.50 £16.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -4 34 £350 -6.66% 7
Glasgow -3 10 £396 +13.07% 4
Stirling +11 5 £435 +8.75%
Aberdeen - 2 - -
West Lothian - 2 £363 - 1
Oracle Database
UK

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Oracle
2 66 (45.83%) SQL
3 45 (31.25%) Unix
3 45 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 29 (20.14%) PL/SQL
4 29 (20.14%) Finance
5 27 (18.75%) Java
6 23 (15.97%) Linux
7 21 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (12.50%) Migration
9 17 (11.81%) Oracle Database 10g
10 16 (11.11%) Relational Database
11 15 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (10.42%) SQL Server
12 14 (9.72%) Banking
12 14 (9.72%) Solaris
12 14 (9.72%) Data Modelling
12 14 (9.72%) BusinessObjects
12 14 (9.72%) Oracle Database 12c
12 14 (9.72%) SDLC
13 13 (9.03%) Shell Script
13 13 (9.03%) Web Services
14 12 (8.33%) Red Hat
14 12 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (8.33%) RDBMS
15 11 (7.64%) ETL
15 11 (7.64%) Subversion
15 11 (7.64%) Spring
15 11 (7.64%) Business Analysis
15 11 (7.64%) Oracle RAC

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (5.56%) Apache
2 7 (4.86%) JBoss
3 6 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
3 6 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.47%) SAS
4 5 (3.47%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.78%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.08%) Confluence
7 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.39%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.39%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.39%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.69%) ArcIMS
8 1 (0.69%) ArcSDE
8 1 (0.69%) Captiva
8 1 (0.69%) CMS
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.78%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 4 (2.78%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (1.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.39%) Maximo
3 2 (1.39%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.17%) Taleo
2 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.56%) LDAP
2 7 (4.86%) SAN
3 6 (4.17%) Internet
4 5 (3.47%) NAS
5 3 (2.08%) Firewall
6 2 (1.39%) DHCP
6 2 (1.39%) DNS
6 2 (1.39%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 17 (11.81%) Oracle Database 10g
3 16 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 15 (10.42%) SQL Server
5 14 (9.72%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (9.72%) Oracle Database 12c
6 12 (8.33%) RDBMS
7 10 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (3.47%) SAS EBI
10 4 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (2.08%) HDInsight
11 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (2.08%) MongoDB
11 3 (2.08%) MySQL
11 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.39%) Data Mart
12 2 (1.39%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Subversion
2 10 (6.94%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.25%) Maven
4 8 (5.56%) JUnit
5 6 (4.17%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.47%) JIRA
7 4 (2.78%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (2.08%) Ant
8 3 (2.08%) Mockito
8 3 (2.08%) NetBeans
9 2 (1.39%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.39%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.39%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.39%) ERwin
9 2 (1.39%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.39%) Selenium
10 1 (0.69%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.69%) Toad
General
1 29 (20.14%) Finance
2 14 (9.72%) Banking
3 2 (1.39%) Advertising
3 2 (1.39%) Front Office
3 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.69%) German Language
4 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (29.86%) Developer
2 31 (21.53%) DBA
3 29 (20.14%) Analyst
3 29 (20.14%) Oracle DBA
4 15 (10.42%) Oracle Developer
5 14 (9.72%) Administrator
6 11 (7.64%) Architect
6 11 (7.64%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.56%) Consultant
7 8 (5.56%) Oracle Specialist
7 8 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (5.56%) Test Analyst
8 7 (4.86%) Unix Administrator
9 6 (4.17%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.17%) Designer
9 6 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
10 5 (3.47%) Business Systems Analyst
10 5 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.03%) Web Services
2 11 (7.64%) Spring
3 10 (6.94%) Hibernate
3 10 (6.94%) Middleware
4 9 (6.25%) Java EE
5 8 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (4.86%) J2EE
6 7 (4.86%) JSP
7 6 (4.17%) XML
8 5 (3.47%) CSS
8 5 (3.47%) JPA
8 5 (3.47%) jQuery
8 5 (3.47%) REST
8 5 (3.47%) Spring MVC
9 4 (2.78%) .NET
9 4 (2.78%) JSF
9 4 (2.78%) JSON
9 4 (2.78%) Servlets
10 3 (2.08%) HTML
10 3 (2.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.47%) IBM XIV
3 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.39%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.39%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.69%) Clustering
4 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 45 (31.25%) Unix
2 23 (15.97%) Linux
3 15 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (9.72%) Solaris
5 10 (6.94%) Windows
6 5 (3.47%) AIX
6 5 (3.47%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.50%) Migration
3 14 (9.72%) Data Modelling
3 14 (9.72%) SDLC
4 12 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (7.64%) Business Analysis
5 11 (7.64%) ETL
6 10 (6.94%) SOA
7 9 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (6.25%) ITIL
8 8 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 8 (5.56%) Project Management
8 8 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (4.86%) Software Testing
10 6 (4.17%) Defect Management
10 6 (4.17%) Functional Testing
10 6 (4.17%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.17%) MVC
10 6 (4.17%) Scrum
10 6 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (45.83%) SQL
2 29 (20.14%) PL/SQL
3 27 (18.75%) Java
4 13 (9.03%) Shell Script
5 10 (6.94%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.25%) Perl
7 4 (2.78%) VB
8 3 (2.08%) Korn
9 2 (1.39%) C#
9 2 (1.39%) Scala
10 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.69%) C++
10 1 (0.69%) Python
10 1 (0.69%) Ruby
10 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.17%) ISEB
3 5 (3.47%) Degree
4 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.69%) CISA
4 1 (0.69%) CISSP
4 1 (0.69%) HND
4 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.69%) MCP
4 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) QA
2 5 (3.47%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.69%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (7.64%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.69%) HDFS
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.69%) Samba
4 1 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 10 (6.94%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (5.56%) Data Guard
3 6 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (3.47%) Puppet
4 5 (3.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 5 (3.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (1.39%) Control-M
5 2 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.39%) SCCM
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 144 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (4.86%) EMC
3 7 (4.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.17%) IBM
4 6 (4.17%) Veritas
5 5 (3.47%) Cognos
5 5 (3.47%) NetApp
5 5 (3.47%) VMware
6 4 (2.78%) CA
6 4 (2.78%) Informatica
6 4 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (2.08%) Cisco
7 3 (2.08%) Sun
8 2 (1.39%) Citrix
8 2 (1.39%) Perforce
9 1 (0.69%) Actuate
9 1 (0.69%) Avaya
9 1 (0.69%) HP
9 1 (0.69%) SAP
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