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 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 88 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 41 65 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.41% 2.57% 2.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.01% 11.99% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 35 33
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £442 £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 £45.50 £37.49 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+21.36% +1.32%
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
585 542 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.08% 21.43% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 290 297
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £271 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -74.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 19 £369 +10.90% 2
Edinburgh -12 12 £375 +11.11% 9
Stirling -3 4 £444 +12.40%
Aberdeen -4 3 £405 +24.68%
Dundee - 1 £313 - 2
Oracle Database
UK

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 95 (100.00%) Oracle
2 57 (60.00%) SQL
3 42 (44.21%) PL/SQL
4 33 (34.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 31 (32.63%) Finance
6 29 (30.53%) UNIX
7 25 (26.32%) Linux
8 24 (25.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 21 (22.11%) Java
10 20 (21.05%) Banking
11 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (18.95%) ETL
11 18 (18.95%) Performance Tuning
12 17 (17.89%) Data Modelling
13 16 (16.84%) SOA
13 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
13 16 (16.84%) RDBMS
13 16 (16.84%) Oracle RMAN
13 16 (16.84%) Relational Database
14 15 (15.79%) Web Services
14 15 (15.79%) Solaris
15 14 (14.74%) Data Guard
16 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
17 12 (12.63%) Migration
17 12 (12.63%) WebLogic
17 12 (12.63%) Data Integration
18 11 (11.58%) Security Cleared
18 11 (11.58%) Oracle RAC
18 11 (11.58%) Windows
18 11 (11.58%) Toad

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (12.63%) WebLogic
2 7 (7.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (5.26%) GlassFish
3 5 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (5.26%) JBoss
4 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.21%) Confluence
5 3 (3.16%) SAS
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.05%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.05%) CMS
6 1 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (2.11%) Maximo
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.05%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) SAN
2 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.11%) Firewall
4 1 (1.05%) NAS
4 1 (1.05%) LDAP
4 1 (1.05%) DNS
4 1 (1.05%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (34.74%) Oracle Database 11g
2 24 (25.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 16 (16.84%) RDBMS
3 16 (16.84%) Relational Database
4 13 (13.68%) SQL Server
5 11 (11.58%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (7.37%) PowerCenter
6 7 (7.37%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (5.26%) MySQL
7 5 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (4.21%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (4.21%) OLAP
8 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (4.21%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (4.21%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (3.16%) TKPROF
9 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.11%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Toad
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (7.37%) ERwin
4 5 (5.26%) Maven
4 5 (5.26%) Subversion
5 4 (4.21%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (4.21%) NetBeans
5 4 (4.21%) JIRA
6 3 (3.16%) Artifactory
6 3 (3.16%) Ant
6 3 (3.16%) JUnit
6 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.16%) PVCS
7 1 (1.05%) Hudson
7 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.05%) JDeveloper
General
1 31 (32.63%) Finance
2 20 (21.05%) Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Local Government
4 2 (2.11%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (28.42%) DBA
1 27 (28.42%) Developer
2 23 (24.21%) Oracle DBA
3 14 (14.74%) Oracle Developer
4 13 (13.68%) Analyst
5 9 (9.47%) Architect
6 7 (7.37%) Designer
6 7 (7.37%) ETL Architect
6 7 (7.37%) Programmer
7 6 (6.32%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Administrator
8 5 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Designer
10 3 (3.16%) Data Integration Developer
10 3 (3.16%) MI Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.79%) Web Services
2 10 (10.53%) CSS
2 10 (10.53%) Spring
2 10 (10.53%) jQuery
3 9 (9.47%) JSP
3 9 (9.47%) .NET
4 8 (8.42%) Hibernate
4 8 (8.42%) Java EE
5 7 (7.37%) XML
6 6 (6.32%) HTML
6 6 (6.32%) Middleware
7 5 (5.26%) JRuby
7 5 (5.26%) Java EE 5
7 5 (5.26%) Oracle ADF
8 4 (4.21%) JSF
8 4 (4.21%) Oracle Streams
9 3 (3.16%) MyBatis
9 3 (3.16%) JPA
10 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Data Integration
2 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.16%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.11%) Replication
4 2 (2.11%) CMDB
4 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.05%) iSeries
5 1 (1.05%) iPad
5 1 (1.05%) Clustering
5 1 (1.05%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.53%) UNIX
2 25 (26.32%) Linux
3 15 (15.79%) Solaris
4 11 (11.58%) Windows
5 6 (6.32%) AIX
5 6 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.11%) HPUX
8 1 (1.05%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (18.95%) ETL
1 18 (18.95%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (17.89%) Data Modelling
3 16 (16.84%) SOA
4 12 (12.63%) Migration
5 10 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (9.47%) Data Migration
6 9 (9.47%) UML
7 8 (8.42%) Mentoring
8 7 (7.37%) Data Analysis
9 6 (6.32%) Scrum
10 5 (5.26%) Use Case
10 5 (5.26%) Performance Testing
10 5 (5.26%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.26%) ITIL
10 5 (5.26%) OO
10 5 (5.26%) OOD
11 4 (4.21%) Project Management
11 4 (4.21%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (60.00%) SQL
2 42 (44.21%) PL/SQL
3 21 (22.11%) Java
4 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.26%) Groovy
5 5 (5.26%) Jython
5 5 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.26%) C#
6 4 (4.21%) VB
7 3 (3.16%) Perl
8 2 (2.11%) C
8 2 (2.11%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.05%) RPG/400
9 1 (1.05%) RPG IV
9 1 (1.05%) Korn
9 1 (1.05%) SQR
9 1 (1.05%) RPG
9 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (11.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) Degree
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.58%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.05%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 16 (16.84%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (14.74%) Data Guard
3 4 (4.21%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.11%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.05%) logstash
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.05%) Control-M
Vendors
1 95 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (7.37%) CA
2 7 (7.37%) Informatica
2 7 (7.37%) Veritas
2 7 (7.37%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.26%) Cognos
4 4 (4.21%) EMC
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.16%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.11%) Remedy
6 2 (2.11%) Sun
7 1 (1.05%) VMware
7 1 (1.05%) BMC
7 1 (1.05%) BEA
7 1 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
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