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 28 August 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 48 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 100 75 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.05% 2.74% 2.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.98% 13.49% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 38 29
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£345 £394 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% +10.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £277 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £493 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -15.49%
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
589 556 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.96% 20.30% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 277 211
Average daily rate £363 £364 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Average hourly rate £40.75 £16.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.28% -53.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Glasgow +32 54 £338 +3.84% 9
Edinburgh -14 35 £350 -17.64% 4
West Lothian -9 3 £338 -16.20%
Stirling +4 1 - -
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 - - 1
Oracle Database
UK

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Oracle
2 71 (48.97%) SQL
3 66 (45.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 56 (38.62%) PL/SQL
5 39 (26.90%) UNIX
6 37 (25.52%) Linux
6 37 (25.52%) Finance
7 36 (24.83%) Oracle Database 10g
8 30 (20.69%) Java
9 29 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 29 (20.00%) Middleware
10 25 (17.24%) Web Services
10 25 (17.24%) SQL Server
11 24 (16.55%) Performance Tuning
12 23 (15.86%) WebLogic
13 21 (14.48%) ETL
13 21 (14.48%) Oracle Fusion
14 20 (13.79%) SOA
14 20 (13.79%) Solaris
14 20 (13.79%) Banking
15 19 (13.10%) RDBMS
15 19 (13.10%) Relational Database
16 17 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (11.03%) Migration
17 16 (11.03%) Oracle RAC
17 16 (11.03%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (10.34%) Data Guard
18 15 (10.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 15 (10.34%) SDLC
19 14 (9.66%) Spring

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 23 (15.86%) WebLogic
2 15 (10.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (7.59%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (5.52%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.14%) JBoss
6 4 (2.76%) Apache
6 4 (2.76%) Oracle Spatial
6 4 (2.76%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.76%) Confluence
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (1.38%) ArcIMS
8 2 (1.38%) FileNet
8 2 (1.38%) ArcSDE
8 2 (1.38%) SAS
8 2 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.38%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.69%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (4.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.76%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.38%) Maximo
4 2 (1.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.38%) Agresso
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.69%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.38%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.83%) SAN
2 3 (2.07%) HTTP
2 3 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.38%) DNS
3 2 (1.38%) LDAP
3 2 (1.38%) DHCP
3 2 (1.38%) Firewall
3 2 (1.38%) SSH
3 2 (1.38%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (1.38%) NAS
4 1 (0.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (45.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 36 (24.83%) Oracle Database 10g
3 25 (17.24%) SQL Server
4 19 (13.10%) RDBMS
4 19 (13.10%) Relational Database
5 16 (11.03%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
7 9 (6.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (6.21%) Oracle9i Database
7 9 (6.21%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (4.83%) QlikView
9 6 (4.14%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (3.45%) Data Mart
10 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.76%) PowerCenter
12 3 (2.07%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (8.28%) Toad
1 12 (8.28%) Maven
2 9 (6.21%) Ant
2 9 (6.21%) JUnit
3 7 (4.83%) ERwin
4 6 (4.14%) Subversion
5 5 (3.45%) JIRA
5 5 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.45%) Hudson
6 4 (2.76%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.76%) FitNesse
6 4 (2.76%) ClearCase
7 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.07%) PVCS
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.38%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.38%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.38%) JDeveloper
8 2 (1.38%) Artifactory
General
1 37 (25.52%) Finance
2 20 (13.79%) Banking
3 3 (2.07%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.07%) Back Office
4 2 (1.38%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.38%) Local Government
5 1 (0.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 45 (31.03%) Developer
2 38 (26.21%) DBA
3 30 (20.69%) Oracle DBA
4 18 (12.41%) Designer
5 16 (11.03%) Oracle Developer
6 15 (10.34%) Administrator
6 15 (10.34%) SOA Designer
7 12 (8.28%) Analyst
7 12 (8.28%) Architect
8 10 (6.90%) Consultant
8 10 (6.90%) Java Developer
8 10 (6.90%) SOA Consultant
9 9 (6.21%) Oracle SOA Consultant
9 9 (6.21%) Oracle Consultant
10 8 (5.52%) Database Developer
11 6 (4.14%) SQL Developer
11 6 (4.14%) Solutions Designer
11 6 (4.14%) Programmer
12 5 (3.45%) PL/SQL Developer
13 4 (2.76%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.00%) Middleware
2 25 (17.24%) Web Services
3 21 (14.48%) Oracle Fusion
4 14 (9.66%) Spring
5 13 (8.97%) Hibernate
5 13 (8.97%) XML
6 10 (6.90%) J2EE
6 10 (6.90%) WebCenter
7 8 (5.52%) jQuery
8 6 (4.14%) Java EE
8 6 (4.14%) HTML
8 6 (4.14%) .NET
9 5 (3.45%) JSP
9 5 (3.45%) JMS
10 4 (2.76%) JNDI
10 4 (2.76%) Ajax
10 4 (2.76%) REST
10 4 (2.76%) CSS
10 4 (2.76%) JDBC
10 4 (2.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.14%) iPad
2 4 (2.76%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.07%) GIS
4 2 (1.38%) CMDB
4 2 (1.38%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.38%) Replication
4 2 (1.38%) Clustering
4 2 (1.38%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.69%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.69%) IBM XIV
5 1 (0.69%) PKI
5 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.69%) iSeries
5 1 (0.69%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.90%) UNIX
2 37 (25.52%) Linux
3 20 (13.79%) Solaris
4 12 (8.28%) Windows
5 7 (4.83%) AIX
6 5 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.69%) OS/400
8 1 (0.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 24 (16.55%) Performance Tuning
3 21 (14.48%) ETL
4 20 (13.79%) SOA
5 17 (11.72%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (11.03%) Migration
7 15 (10.34%) SDLC
8 10 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (6.90%) ERP
8 10 (6.90%) Data Migration
9 9 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.21%) ITIL
9 9 (6.21%) Scrum
10 7 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (4.83%) TDD
10 7 (4.83%) UML
10 7 (4.83%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.83%) Release Management
10 7 (4.83%) ETL Development
11 6 (4.14%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (48.97%) SQL
2 56 (38.62%) PL/SQL
3 30 (20.69%) Java
4 11 (7.59%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.83%) Perl
5 7 (4.83%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.14%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.45%) VB
7 5 (3.45%) C#
8 2 (1.38%) C
8 2 (1.38%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.38%) Scala
9 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.69%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.69%) Korn
9 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.69%) RPG
9 1 (0.69%) VBA
9 1 (0.69%) Python
9 1 (0.69%) SQR
Qualifications
1 11 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.76%) Degree
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.38%) CISA
4 2 (1.38%) CISSP
4 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) QA
2 4 (2.76%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (11.03%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.69%) SRDF
4 1 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (10.34%) Data Guard
2 12 (8.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (2.76%) Control-M
3 4 (2.76%) Puppet
4 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.38%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.69%) EMC TimeFinder
5 1 (0.69%) logstash
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 145 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (6.90%) Informatica
3 8 (5.52%) Veritas
4 7 (4.83%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.14%) Cognos
6 5 (3.45%) EMC
6 5 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.45%) VMware
7 4 (2.76%) Remedy
7 4 (2.76%) CA
8 3 (2.07%) Perforce
8 3 (2.07%) Sun
9 2 (1.38%) HP
9 2 (1.38%) Actuate
9 2 (1.38%) IBM
9 2 (1.38%) NetApp
10 1 (0.69%) BMC
10 1 (0.69%) Siebel
10 1 (0.69%) Sybase
10 1 (0.69%) PeopleSoft
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