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 24 December 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 58 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 66 97 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.39% 3.98% 4.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.36% 16.70% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 45
Average daily rate
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£373 £319 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.90 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+48.90% -29.11%
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
581 581 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.07% 23.81% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 284 274
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +74.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £11.10 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £180.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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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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 -33 25 £400 +15.10% 4
Glasgow -15 19 £325 +1.88% 5
Stirling -3 8 £400 -
Aberdeen +3 2 £375 -4.76%
West Lothian - - - - 1
Highlands - - - -
Oracle Database
UK

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Oracle
2 79 (60.31%) SQL
3 65 (49.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 55 (41.98%) PL/SQL
5 34 (25.95%) Oracle Database 10g
5 34 (25.95%) Java
6 30 (22.90%) SOA
7 27 (20.61%) Finance
8 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (15.27%) HTML
9 20 (15.27%) SQL Server
10 19 (14.50%) .NET
10 19 (14.50%) Windows
11 17 (12.98%) UNIX
11 17 (12.98%) ETL
11 17 (12.98%) Web Services
11 17 (12.98%) SAN
11 17 (12.98%) Spring
12 16 (12.21%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (12.21%) Middleware
12 16 (12.21%) Solaris
12 16 (12.21%) JBoss
12 16 (12.21%) Relational Database
13 15 (11.45%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (11.45%) WebLogic
13 15 (11.45%) JavaScript
13 15 (11.45%) RDBMS
13 15 (11.45%) Security Cleared
13 15 (11.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (10.69%) Disaster Recovery

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (12.21%) JBoss
2 15 (11.45%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.58%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (4.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.05%) GlassFish
4 4 (3.05%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.29%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (2.29%) Apache
5 3 (2.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.53%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.53%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.53%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.53%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.76%) SAS
7 1 (0.76%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) MS Office
2 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (6.87%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (6.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (3.05%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (3.05%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.98%) SAN
2 8 (6.11%) Firewall
3 7 (5.34%) NAS
4 4 (3.05%) DNS
4 4 (3.05%) DHCP
5 3 (2.29%) VPN
5 3 (2.29%) LAN
5 3 (2.29%) WAN
5 3 (2.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.29%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (2.29%) Network Security
5 3 (2.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (49.62%) Oracle Database 11g
2 34 (25.95%) Oracle Database 10g
3 20 (15.27%) SQL Server
4 16 (12.21%) Relational Database
5 15 (11.45%) RDBMS
6 12 (9.16%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (7.63%) Oracle9i Database
7 10 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (6.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (3.05%) TKPROF
11 3 (2.29%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.53%) DataStage
12 2 (1.53%) MySQL
12 2 (1.53%) IBM InfoSphere
13 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
13 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (7.63%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (6.87%) Oracle APEX
3 8 (6.11%) Maven
3 8 (6.11%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.34%) Selenium
4 7 (5.34%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.58%) Toad
6 4 (3.05%) PVCS
7 3 (2.29%) Subversion
8 2 (1.53%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.53%) PowerDesigner
9 1 (0.76%) Ant
9 1 (0.76%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.76%) IntelliJ
General
1 27 (20.61%) Finance
2 9 (6.87%) Banking
3 3 (2.29%) Local Government
4 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.76%) Publishing
4 1 (0.76%) Front Office
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (41.22%) Developer
2 25 (19.08%) DBA
3 23 (17.56%) Oracle Developer
4 17 (12.98%) Java Developer
5 16 (12.21%) Oracle DBA
6 14 (10.69%) Analyst
6 14 (10.69%) Designer
7 12 (9.16%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.87%) Administrator
8 9 (6.87%) Programmer
8 9 (6.87%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (6.11%) Technical Leader
10 5 (3.82%) Data Modeller
10 5 (3.82%) SQL Developer
10 5 (3.82%) Consultant
10 5 (3.82%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.05%) Support Analyst
11 4 (3.05%) Operations Manager
11 4 (3.05%) Data Analyst
11 4 (3.05%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.27%) HTML
2 19 (14.50%) .NET
3 17 (12.98%) Web Services
3 17 (12.98%) Spring
4 16 (12.21%) Middleware
5 13 (9.92%) CSS
6 12 (9.16%) JSP
7 10 (7.63%) JSF
8 9 (6.87%) Hibernate
8 9 (6.87%) Servlets
8 9 (6.87%) XML
9 6 (4.58%) J2EE
9 6 (4.58%) Spring MVC
9 6 (4.58%) Oracle Streams
9 6 (4.58%) jQuery
10 5 (3.82%) JSON
10 5 (3.82%) SOAP
10 5 (3.82%) Struts
10 5 (3.82%) REST
10 5 (3.82%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.11%) Replication
2 5 (3.82%) Clustering
3 4 (3.05%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.05%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.05%) Open Source
4 3 (2.29%) iPad
4 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.29%) CESG
4 3 (2.29%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.53%) User Experience
5 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.53%) DataPower
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.76%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.76%) GIS
6 1 (0.76%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.50%) Windows
2 17 (12.98%) UNIX
3 16 (12.21%) Solaris
4 15 (11.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (10.69%) Linux
6 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.82%) AIX
6 5 (3.82%) HPUX
6 5 (3.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.90%) SOA
2 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (12.98%) ETL
4 16 (12.21%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (11.45%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (10.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (9.16%) TDD
7 12 (9.16%) Scrum
8 11 (8.40%) Migration
9 9 (6.87%) MVC
9 9 (6.87%) Data Modelling
9 9 (6.87%) Workflow
10 8 (6.11%) Data Migration
10 8 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.11%) ITIL
10 8 (6.11%) UML
11 7 (5.34%) Business Continuity
11 7 (5.34%) Performance Testing
11 7 (5.34%) Waterfall
11 7 (5.34%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (60.31%) SQL
2 55 (41.98%) PL/SQL
3 34 (25.95%) Java
4 15 (11.45%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.40%) C#
6 7 (5.34%) VB
7 4 (3.05%) C++
8 3 (2.29%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.53%) Jython
9 2 (1.53%) Groovy
9 2 (1.53%) R
9 2 (1.53%) Perl
9 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.76%) VBA
10 1 (0.76%) Python
10 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (11.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.87%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) ISEB
3 1 (0.76%) OCP
3 1 (0.76%) OCA
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) QA
2 3 (2.29%) GPG13
3 2 (1.53%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.40%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (6.87%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (6.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.05%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.05%) KVM
3 4 (3.05%) RHEV
4 3 (2.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.76%) vSphere
5 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.29%) SCCM
2 3 (2.29%) SCOM
3 2 (1.53%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 131 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (7.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.63%) VMware
3 9 (6.87%) IBM
4 6 (4.58%) Veritas
5 5 (3.82%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.05%) HP
6 4 (3.05%) Citrix
7 3 (2.29%) Apple
7 3 (2.29%) Yahoo!
8 2 (1.53%) Google
8 2 (1.53%) Twitter
8 2 (1.53%) Kony
8 2 (1.53%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.53%) Cognos
8 2 (1.53%) Cisco
9 1 (0.76%) SAP
9 1 (0.76%) Sybase
9 1 (0.76%) Informatica
9 1 (0.76%) Nintex
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