The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 5 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 16 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 280 252 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.38% 8.36% 9.32%
As % of the Vendors category 20.38% 22.14% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 145 130
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.00 £31.00 £180.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -82.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.09%
Oracle
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1374 1138 1040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.03% 37.77% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 592 490
Median daily rate £375 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £190 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 48 23
Median hourly rate £38.00 £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.99 £12.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.75 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Oracle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +4 165 £400 +6.66% 17
Glasgow -2 56 £348 -7.33% 14
Renfrewshire -28 14 £320 -
Stirling +1 9 £488 +14.70% 1
Aberdeen +3 5 - -
West Lothian -3 4 £325 -20.24% 2
Fife -1 3 £350 -8.19% 1
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 213 (38.04%) SQL
2 187 (33.39%) Finance
3 166 (29.64%) Java
4 133 (23.75%) Oracle Database
5 125 (22.32%) Unix
6 100 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (17.50%) Linux
8 94 (16.79%) SQL Server
9 91 (16.25%) Microsoft
10 89 (15.89%) Migration
11 83 (14.82%) Windows
12 80 (14.29%) JBoss
13 74 (13.21%) Relational Database
14 70 (12.50%) SOA
15 69 (12.32%) Data Modelling
16 63 (11.25%) Banking
17 61 (10.89%) PL/SQL
18 58 (10.36%) Solaris
19 56 (10.00%) Hibernate
20 54 (9.64%) AIX
21 50 (8.93%) JPA
22 49 (8.75%) Security Cleared
22 49 (8.75%) Web Services
23 48 (8.57%) OO
24 47 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
25 46 (8.21%) .NET
26 45 (8.04%) Use Case
27 43 (7.68%) Oracle Database 11g
28 42 (7.50%) JSF
29 41 (7.32%) Oracle Reports

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 80 (14.29%) JBoss
2 30 (5.36%) SAS
3 29 (5.18%) WebSphere
4 24 (4.29%) Apache
5 23 (4.11%) Tomcat
6 18 (3.21%) WebLogic
7 13 (2.32%) Oracle Workflow
8 12 (2.14%) MS Exchange
9 11 (1.96%) CICS
9 11 (1.96%) Oracle Application Server
10 9 (1.61%) IIS
10 9 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (1.61%) SharePoint
11 8 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.07%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.89%) Confluence
13 5 (0.89%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (0.71%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.71%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 35 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.79%) MS Project
2 10 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.89%) MS Office
3 5 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.18%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.18%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.18%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 31 (5.54%) Oracle BPM
2 24 (4.29%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (1.43%) Primavera
5 6 (1.07%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (0.89%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.89%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 5 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.71%) Global One
8 3 (0.54%) Cognos Controller
8 3 (0.54%) OpenText MBPM
9 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.36%) Misys Midas
10 1 (0.18%) BigMachines
10 1 (0.18%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.54%) SaaS
3 3 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.54%) Taleo
4 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.36%) IaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.18%) Office 365
5 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.64%) SAN
2 21 (3.75%) Firewall
3 17 (3.04%) DNS
4 14 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 13 (2.32%) Internet
5 13 (2.32%) LDAP
6 10 (1.79%) SSL
6 10 (1.79%) WAN
7 9 (1.61%) SNMP
7 9 (1.61%) SSH
8 8 (1.43%) DHCP
9 7 (1.25%) LAN
10 5 (0.89%) HTTP
10 5 (0.89%) VPN
11 4 (0.71%) Skype
11 4 (0.71%) VLAN
12 3 (0.54%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.54%) OpenLDAP
13 2 (0.36%) NAS
13 2 (0.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (23.75%) Oracle Database
2 94 (16.79%) SQL Server
3 74 (13.21%) Relational Database
4 43 (7.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 41 (7.32%) Oracle Reports
6 37 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (6.43%) RDBMS
8 23 (4.11%) MySQL
9 21 (3.75%) DB2
9 21 (3.75%) Oracle BI EE
10 20 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
11 15 (2.68%) MongoDB
12 12 (2.14%) Informix
13 11 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
16 8 (1.43%) NoSQL
16 8 (1.43%) PowerCenter
17 7 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (5.36%) JIRA
2 16 (2.86%) HP UFT
2 16 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 16 (2.86%) SoapUI
2 16 (2.86%) Subversion
3 15 (2.68%) Selenium
4 13 (2.32%) Eclipse
4 13 (2.32%) Oracle APEX
5 12 (2.14%) JUnit
5 12 (2.14%) Oracle Forms
6 11 (1.96%) Firebug
6 11 (1.96%) Maven
7 7 (1.25%) ClearCase
7 7 (1.25%) ERwin
7 7 (1.25%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.25%) Mockito
8 6 (1.07%) MSI
8 6 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.89%) Cobertura
9 5 (0.89%) JBehave
General
1 187 (33.39%) Finance
2 63 (11.25%) Banking
3 18 (3.21%) Billing
4 13 (2.32%) Law
5 10 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.07%) Back Office
6 6 (1.07%) Legal
7 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.54%) Marketing
9 2 (0.36%) Front Office
9 2 (0.36%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) German Language
10 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Retail
10 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (23.39%) Developer
2 93 (16.61%) Analyst
3 90 (16.07%) Architect
4 52 (9.29%) Solutions Architect
5 45 (8.04%) Java Developer
6 40 (7.14%) Consultant
7 36 (6.43%) Oracle Developer
8 32 (5.71%) Test Analyst
9 30 (5.36%) Administrator
9 30 (5.36%) DBA
10 26 (4.64%) Oracle DBA
11 25 (4.46%) Infrastructure Architect
12 21 (3.75%) Project Manager
12 21 (3.75%) Tester
13 19 (3.39%) Systems Administrator
14 18 (3.21%) Oracle Specialist
15 16 (2.86%) Business Analyst
16 15 (2.68%) Data Analyst
16 15 (2.68%) Oracle Consultant
17 14 (2.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 50 (8.93%) JPA
3 49 (8.75%) Web Services
4 46 (8.21%) .NET
5 42 (7.50%) JSF
6 39 (6.96%) Java EE
7 34 (6.07%) Apache CXF
7 34 (6.07%) Spring
8 33 (5.89%) Drools
9 31 (5.54%) HTML
9 31 (5.54%) Middleware
10 26 (4.64%) XML
11 25 (4.46%) J2EE
12 23 (4.11%) RichFaces
13 19 (3.39%) JSP
13 19 (3.39%) SOAP
14 16 (2.86%) ASP.NET
15 14 (2.50%) REST
16 12 (2.14%) jQuery
16 12 (2.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.18%) Data Centre
2 19 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.96%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.43%) Private Cloud
7 7 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.07%) Credit Risk
9 5 (0.89%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.89%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (0.71%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.71%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.71%) Smart Meter
10 4 (0.71%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.54%) CESG
11 3 (0.54%) Clustering
11 3 (0.54%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.54%) Fintech
12 2 (0.36%) Replication
12 2 (0.36%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 125 (22.32%) Unix
2 98 (17.50%) Linux
3 83 (14.82%) Windows
4 58 (10.36%) Solaris
5 54 (9.64%) AIX
6 27 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (4.82%) Windows Server
7 25 (4.46%) HPUX
8 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.71%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.54%) Android
10 3 (0.54%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.54%) OS/390
10 3 (0.54%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (15.89%) Migration
3 70 (12.50%) SOA
4 69 (12.32%) Data Modelling
5 48 (8.57%) OO
6 47 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (8.04%) Use Case
8 40 (7.14%) UML
9 39 (6.96%) BPMN
10 37 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
11 36 (6.43%) ITIL
12 33 (5.89%) Project Management
12 33 (5.89%) Scrum
13 32 (5.71%) SDLC
14 31 (5.54%) Change Management
14 31 (5.54%) Logical Data Model
15 29 (5.18%) ETL
16 28 (5.00%) CRM
17 26 (4.64%) Data Migration
17 26 (4.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 213 (38.04%) SQL
2 166 (29.64%) Java
3 61 (10.89%) PL/SQL
4 35 (6.25%) C#
4 35 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 26 (4.64%) VB
6 16 (2.86%) Perl
7 13 (2.32%) Shell Script
8 12 (2.14%) C++
9 11 (1.96%) C
10 10 (1.79%) Bash Shell
10 10 (1.79%) COBOL
10 10 (1.79%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.61%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.61%) VBScript
12 7 (1.25%) Python
13 6 (1.07%) VB6
14 5 (0.89%) Korn
14 5 (0.89%) PL/1
14 5 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (8.75%) Security Cleared
2 38 (6.79%) SC Cleared
3 21 (3.75%) Degree
4 14 (2.50%) ISEB
4 14 (2.50%) ISTQB
5 12 (2.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.89%) OCP
7 5 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.71%) CISSP
9 3 (0.54%) CCNA
9 3 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.36%) CIPD
11 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 17 (3.04%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.25%) QA
4 4 (0.71%) COBIT
5 2 (0.36%) SLA
5 2 (0.36%) Solvency II
System Software
1 35 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (3.04%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (2.68%) Active Directory
4 13 (2.32%) vSphere
5 7 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (1.07%) SRDF
7 4 (0.71%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.71%) iptables
7 4 (0.71%) XenApp
7 4 (0.71%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.54%) Docker
9 2 (0.36%) KVM
9 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.36%) Samba
9 2 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.36%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (1.61%) Data Guard
4 8 (1.43%) BladeLogic
5 7 (1.25%) Ansible
5 7 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (1.25%) Puppet
6 5 (0.89%) Control-M
6 5 (0.89%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.89%) XenMobile
7 4 (0.71%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.54%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.36%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.36%) logstash
9 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.36%) SCCM
9 2 (0.36%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.18%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 91 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.14%) HP
3 36 (6.43%) VMware
4 33 (5.89%) IBM
5 28 (5.00%) Informatica
5 28 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 26 (4.64%) Teradata
7 25 (4.46%) Citrix
8 22 (3.93%) EMC
9 18 (3.21%) Sybase
9 18 (3.21%) Veritas
10 14 (2.50%) Cisco
11 12 (2.14%) SAP
12 10 (1.79%) Ab Initio
12 10 (1.79%) BMC
13 9 (1.61%) CA
13 9 (1.61%) SolarWinds
13 9 (1.61%) Sun
14 7 (1.25%) Cognos
15 4 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
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