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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 10 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.

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

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 10 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 269 252 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.56% 9.27% 11.93%
As % of the Vendors category 25.77% 25.64% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 133 137
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £49.41 £45.00 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.21
% change year-on-year
- +24.18%
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
1044 983 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.97% 36.18% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 528 404
Average daily rate £363 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +6.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 33
Average hourly rate £38.25 £15.77 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.54% +0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 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
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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
Edinburgh +3 164 £423 +17.36% 30
Glasgow -1 45 £365 -2.66% 18
West Lothian +4 16 £381 +17.30% 1
Aberdeen +4 9 £490 +45.18% 2
Stirling -1 7 £420 -1.17%
Renfrewshire -3 5 £330 -
Fife +1 3 £350 -
North Lanarkshire 0 3 £285 -13.63% 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £550 -
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Oracle 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.

1 213 (39.08%) SQL
2 163 (29.91%) Finance
3 148 (27.16%) Java
4 144 (26.42%) Oracle Database
5 122 (22.39%) Unix
6 93 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (16.33%) Linux
8 80 (14.68%) PL/SQL
9 69 (12.66%) SQL Server
9 69 (12.66%) Data Modelling
10 67 (12.29%) Relational Database
11 64 (11.74%) Banking
12 62 (11.38%) Migration
13 60 (11.01%) JBoss
14 58 (10.64%) SOA
15 53 (9.72%) Web Services
16 52 (9.54%) Windows
17 47 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
18 46 (8.44%) Oracle Database 11g
19 45 (8.26%) Hibernate
20 44 (8.07%) Project Management
21 41 (7.52%) OO
21 41 (7.52%) Oracle Reports
21 41 (7.52%) Use Case
21 41 (7.52%) JPA
22 38 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
22 38 (6.97%) UML
22 38 (6.97%) ETL
23 37 (6.79%) JSF
24 34 (6.24%) AIX

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Oracle 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 60 (11.01%) JBoss
2 19 (3.49%) SAS
3 18 (3.30%) Tomcat
4 17 (3.12%) Apache
5 14 (2.57%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.20%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (1.65%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.47%) CICS
8 8 (1.47%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.10%) Oracle Application Server
9 6 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.92%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.73%) Oracle Spatial
12 3 (0.55%) CMS
12 3 (0.55%) Confluence
12 3 (0.55%) IIS
13 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
13 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.18%) GemFire
Applications
1 24 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.65%) MS Project
3 6 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.37%) MS Office
5 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.18%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.18%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.18%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 25 (4.59%) Oracle BPM
2 20 (3.67%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (2.39%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (1.65%) Unit4 Business World
6 8 (1.47%) Oracle Cash Management
7 7 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (1.28%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
8 6 (1.10%) Primavera
9 5 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.92%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 5 (0.92%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.73%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.55%) Markit EDM
11 3 (0.55%) Oracle HRMS
12 2 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 2 (0.37%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.65%) Taleo
2 7 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.37%) IaaS
4 2 (0.37%) SaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.94%) SNMP
2 15 (2.75%) SAN
3 14 (2.57%) LDAP
4 13 (2.39%) Firewall
5 10 (1.83%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.47%) Internet
6 8 (1.47%) WAN
7 7 (1.28%) NAS
8 6 (1.10%) DNS
8 6 (1.10%) LAN
9 5 (0.92%) VLAN
10 4 (0.73%) SSH
11 3 (0.55%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.55%) SSL
12 2 (0.37%) DDNS
12 2 (0.37%) DHCP
12 2 (0.37%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.37%) Network Security
12 2 (0.37%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (0.37%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (26.42%) Oracle Database
2 69 (12.66%) SQL Server
3 67 (12.29%) Relational Database
4 46 (8.44%) Oracle Database 11g
5 41 (7.52%) Oracle Reports
6 29 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
7 27 (4.95%) RDBMS
8 22 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
9 18 (3.30%) Oracle BI EE
10 16 (2.94%) DB2
10 16 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
11 15 (2.75%) MySQL
12 14 (2.57%) Oracle Database 12c
13 11 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (1.47%) MongoDB
16 7 (1.28%) Informix
16 7 (1.28%) SAP Data Services
17 6 (1.10%) Oracle Discoverer
17 6 (1.10%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 23 (4.22%) JIRA
2 16 (2.94%) Subversion
3 15 (2.75%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.75%) Maven
3 15 (2.75%) Oracle APEX
3 15 (2.75%) Oracle Forms
4 13 (2.39%) Eclipse
4 13 (2.39%) Selenium
5 12 (2.20%) JUnit
5 12 (2.20%) SoapUI
6 11 (2.02%) Firebug
6 11 (2.02%) Git (software)
7 8 (1.47%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.28%) ClearCase
8 7 (1.28%) Mockito
8 7 (1.28%) MSI
9 6 (1.10%) Toad
10 5 (0.92%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.92%) JDeveloper
10 5 (0.92%) PowerDesigner
General
1 163 (29.91%) Finance
2 64 (11.74%) Banking
3 9 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.28%) Advertising
4 7 (1.28%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.10%) Legal
5 6 (1.10%) Retail
5 6 (1.10%) Retail Banking
6 5 (0.92%) Back Office
6 5 (0.92%) Law
7 3 (0.55%) Front Office
7 3 (0.55%) Publishing
8 2 (0.37%) Billing
8 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.18%) German Language
9 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Marketing
9 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 151 (27.71%) Developer
2 95 (17.43%) Analyst
3 69 (12.66%) Architect
4 47 (8.62%) Oracle Developer
5 44 (8.07%) Java Developer
6 41 (7.52%) Solutions Architect
7 40 (7.34%) Consultant
8 35 (6.42%) DBA
9 32 (5.87%) Oracle DBA
9 32 (5.87%) Project Manager
10 29 (5.32%) Administrator
11 22 (4.04%) Test Analyst
12 20 (3.67%) Business Analyst
13 16 (2.94%) Oracle Consultant
13 16 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
14 15 (2.75%) Designer
15 14 (2.57%) Applications Support
15 14 (2.57%) Senior Developer
16 13 (2.39%) SQL Developer
16 13 (2.39%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (9.72%) Web Services
2 45 (8.26%) Hibernate
3 41 (7.52%) JPA
4 37 (6.79%) JSF
5 32 (5.87%) Apache CXF
6 31 (5.69%) Spring
7 30 (5.50%) J2EE
8 28 (5.14%) .NET
9 26 (4.77%) Drools
9 26 (4.77%) XML
10 24 (4.40%) Java EE
10 24 (4.40%) Middleware
11 23 (4.22%) REST
12 20 (3.67%) RichFaces
13 19 (3.49%) HTML
13 19 (3.49%) jQuery
13 19 (3.49%) Oracle Fusion
14 16 (2.94%) WPF
15 14 (2.57%) SOAP
16 10 (1.83%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 18 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 5 (0.92%) IBM XIV
6 4 (0.73%) Computer Science
6 4 (0.73%) Data Integration
6 4 (0.73%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.55%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.55%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.37%) Celerra
8 2 (0.37%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.37%) Clustering
8 2 (0.37%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.37%) Fintech
8 2 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.37%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 122 (22.39%) Unix
2 89 (16.33%) Linux
3 52 (9.54%) Windows
4 34 (6.24%) AIX
5 33 (6.06%) Solaris
6 23 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (3.30%) HPUX
8 17 (3.12%) Windows Server
9 8 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.73%) Android
11 4 (0.73%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.73%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (12.66%) Data Modelling
3 62 (11.38%) Migration
4 58 (10.64%) SOA
5 47 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (8.07%) Project Management
7 41 (7.52%) OO
7 41 (7.52%) Use Case
8 38 (6.97%) ETL
8 38 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 38 (6.97%) UML
9 32 (5.87%) BPMN
9 32 (5.87%) Logical Data Model
10 31 (5.69%) Scrum
11 28 (5.14%) SDLC
12 27 (4.95%) ITIL
13 26 (4.77%) Business Analysis
14 22 (4.04%) Defect Management
15 21 (3.85%) Mentoring
15 21 (3.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 213 (39.08%) SQL
2 148 (27.16%) Java
3 80 (14.68%) PL/SQL
4 28 (5.14%) C#
5 27 (4.95%) JavaScript
6 22 (4.04%) Shell Script
7 13 (2.39%) Perl
8 12 (2.20%) C
9 11 (2.02%) VB.NET
10 10 (1.83%) C++
11 9 (1.65%) COBOL
12 8 (1.47%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.47%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.47%) VBScript
13 7 (1.28%) PL/1
13 7 (1.28%) Python
13 7 (1.28%) VB
14 5 (0.92%) Korn
14 5 (0.92%) VB6
15 4 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.67%) Degree
3 11 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.28%) ISEB
5 5 (0.92%) CISSP
6 3 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.37%) CIPD
7 2 (0.37%) OCP
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.18%) CIMA
8 1 (0.18%) CISA
8 1 (0.18%) HND
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.18%) MBA
8 1 (0.18%) MCP
8 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (1.83%) QA
3 9 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.37%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.18%) SEPA
5 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
1 12 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (0.73%) iptables
5 3 (0.55%) Samba
5 3 (0.55%) SRDF
6 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.18%) Ceph
7 1 (0.18%) HDFS
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 18 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (1.47%) Data Guard
4 6 (1.10%) Control-M
5 5 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (0.92%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.92%) Puppet
5 5 (0.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 5 (0.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.55%) Ansible
8 2 (0.37%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.37%) SCCM
8 2 (0.37%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.37%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 33 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.85%) Informatica
3 20 (3.67%) IBM
4 18 (3.30%) Red Hat
4 18 (3.30%) Sybase
5 16 (2.94%) BMC
5 16 (2.94%) EMC
5 16 (2.94%) SolarWinds
6 15 (2.75%) VMware
7 14 (2.57%) Teradata
8 12 (2.20%) HP
8 12 (2.20%) PeopleSoft
8 12 (2.20%) Veritas
9 11 (2.02%) SAP
10 10 (1.83%) Cognos
11 7 (1.28%) Cisco
11 7 (1.28%) Tableau
12 6 (1.10%) Ab Initio
12 6 (1.10%) NetApp
13 5 (0.92%) CA
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