The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Scotland region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 12 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 244 280 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.12% 11.60% 11.27%
As % of the Vendors category 21.57% 25.41% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 134 153
Average daily rate £385 £338 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 14
Average hourly rate £180.00 £43.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+316.18% +57.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +23.66%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1131 1102 1094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.28% 45.65% 39.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 518 500
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £463 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 64
Average hourly rate £25.84 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.53% -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.55 £43.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Oracle
UK

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -4 119 £403 +7.33% 10
Glasgow -11 62 £340 +6.58% 13
Stirling +4 19 £408 -1.27% 2
Aberdeen +12 15 £350 +3.70% 1
North Lanarkshire - 6 £550 -
Dundee - 5 £300 -
West Lothian -6 2 £301 -32.47% 6
East Lothian - - - -
Fife - - - -
Lanarkshire - - - -
Oracle
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Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

1 214 (39.48%) SQL
2 175 (32.29%) Java
3 173 (31.92%) Oracle Database
4 170 (31.37%) Finance
5 105 (19.37%) SQL Server
6 104 (19.19%) Relational Database
7 97 (17.90%) PL/SQL
8 96 (17.71%) UNIX
9 80 (14.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 70 (12.92%) Windows
11 69 (12.73%) RDBMS
11 69 (12.73%) Banking
12 66 (12.18%) Linux
12 66 (12.18%) HTML
13 64 (11.81%) XML
14 60 (11.07%) JavaScript
14 60 (11.07%) Business Intelligence
15 58 (10.70%) Data Warehouse
16 57 (10.52%) Project Management
17 56 (10.33%) JBoss
18 54 (9.96%) Migration
19 52 (9.59%) Microsoft
20 51 (9.41%) SOA
20 51 (9.41%) Spring
21 50 (9.23%) ETL
22 48 (8.86%) J2EE
23 44 (8.12%) Oracle Reports
23 44 (8.12%) Hibernate
24 43 (7.93%) Web Services
25 41 (7.56%) Agile Software Development

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 31 (5.72%) WebSphere
2 17 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.58%) Oracle Workflow
4 13 (2.40%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.21%) WebLogic
5 12 (2.21%) SAS
6 8 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (1.29%) IIS
7 7 (1.29%) Oracle Spatial
8 6 (1.11%) Apache
9 5 (0.92%) Confluence
9 5 (0.92%) CICS
9 5 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.55%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (0.55%) LiveLink
11 3 (0.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.55%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.29%) MS Office
3 6 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.74%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 33 (6.09%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (5.35%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (3.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 18 (3.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (2.95%) Oracle Financials
5 14 (2.58%) Oracle BPM
6 10 (1.85%) Oracle 11i
7 9 (1.66%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (0.92%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (0.92%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
11 3 (0.55%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 3 (0.55%) Oracle Payroll
11 3 (0.55%) Oracle HRMS
11 3 (0.55%) SAP PM
12 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
12 2 (0.37%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.37%) Taleo
2 1 (0.18%) Office 365
2 1 (0.18%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.32%) SAN
2 13 (2.40%) Firewall
3 11 (2.03%) HTTP
4 9 (1.66%) NAS
5 5 (0.92%) DNS
5 5 (0.92%) LAN
6 3 (0.55%) VPN
7 2 (0.37%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.37%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.37%) WAN
7 2 (0.37%) DHCP
7 2 (0.37%) FTP
7 2 (0.37%) LDAP
7 2 (0.37%) Internet
7 2 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.18%) MPLS
8 1 (0.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (31.92%) Oracle Database
2 105 (19.37%) SQL Server
3 104 (19.19%) Relational Database
4 80 (14.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 69 (12.73%) RDBMS
6 58 (10.70%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (8.12%) Oracle Reports
8 40 (7.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 21 (3.87%) Oracle9i Database
10 19 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (3.32%) DB2
12 15 (2.77%) Oracle OWB
12 15 (2.77%) MySQL
13 13 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
16 9 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (1.66%) Star Schema
17 7 (1.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 6 (1.11%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 28 (5.17%) Maven
2 25 (4.61%) Subversion
3 22 (4.06%) Eclipse
4 20 (3.69%) Ant
5 17 (3.14%) LoadRunner
5 17 (3.14%) Oracle Forms
6 16 (2.95%) Selenium
7 13 (2.40%) JUnit
8 12 (2.21%) JIRA
9 7 (1.29%) Toad
10 6 (1.11%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.92%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (0.74%) JDeveloper
12 4 (0.74%) PVCS
12 4 (0.74%) PowerDesigner
12 4 (0.74%) WATIR
12 4 (0.74%) RSpec
12 4 (0.74%) JBehave
12 4 (0.74%) Gradle
General
1 170 (31.37%) Finance
2 69 (12.73%) Banking
3 12 (2.21%) Investment Banking
4 7 (1.29%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.29%) Retail
5 6 (1.11%) Financial Institution
6 5 (0.92%) Legal
7 4 (0.74%) Front Office
8 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.55%) Publishing
8 3 (0.55%) International Banking
8 3 (0.55%) Local Government
9 2 (0.37%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.37%) Advertising
9 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.37%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 195 (35.98%) Developer
2 98 (18.08%) Analyst
3 67 (12.36%) Java Developer
4 49 (9.04%) Project Manager
5 46 (8.49%) Architect
6 42 (7.75%) DBA
7 34 (6.27%) Oracle DBA
8 33 (6.09%) Oracle Developer
9 31 (5.72%) Consultant
9 31 (5.72%) Tester
10 24 (4.43%) Administrator
11 22 (4.06%) Performance Tester
12 20 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (3.51%) Designer
13 19 (3.51%) Programmer
13 19 (3.51%) Business Analyst
14 17 (3.14%) Cognos Developer
15 16 (2.95%) Senior Developer
16 15 (2.77%) Oracle Consultant
17 14 (2.58%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (12.18%) HTML
2 64 (11.81%) XML
3 51 (9.41%) Spring
4 48 (8.86%) J2EE
5 44 (8.12%) Hibernate
6 43 (7.93%) Web Services
7 41 (7.56%) Java EE
8 40 (7.38%) .NET
9 36 (6.64%) JSF
10 34 (6.27%) JSP
11 26 (4.80%) CSS
12 23 (4.24%) Servlets
13 21 (3.87%) XSLT
13 21 (3.87%) Struts
14 19 (3.51%) JSTL
15 17 (3.14%) jQuery
16 15 (2.77%) Middleware
16 15 (2.77%) EJB
17 14 (2.58%) Drools
18 13 (2.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.87%) GIS
2 18 (3.32%) Mainframe
3 16 (2.95%) Replication
4 15 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.48%) Open Source
7 7 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.29%) Clustering
8 6 (1.11%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.92%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (0.92%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.55%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.55%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.55%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.37%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.37%) Equities
11 2 (0.37%) Physics
11 2 (0.37%) Life Science
11 2 (0.37%) Derivative
11 2 (0.37%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 96 (17.71%) UNIX
2 70 (12.92%) Windows
3 66 (12.18%) Linux
4 33 (6.09%) Solaris
5 21 (3.87%) AIX
6 16 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.92%) zOS
9 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.55%) SUSE
9 3 (0.55%) HPUX
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.37%) Android
11 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (11.07%) Business Intelligence
2 57 (10.52%) Project Management
3 54 (9.96%) Migration
4 51 (9.41%) SOA
5 50 (9.23%) ETL
6 41 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (7.01%) Scrum
8 36 (6.64%) Change Management
9 33 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (6.09%) Performance Tuning
10 31 (5.72%) Data Modelling
11 30 (5.54%) ITIL
12 29 (5.35%) Performance Testing
13 27 (4.98%) Data Migration
14 26 (4.80%) Workflow
15 24 (4.43%) Data Management
15 24 (4.43%) Kimball Methodology
16 23 (4.24%) Unit Testing
17 22 (4.06%) MVC
18 20 (3.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 214 (39.48%) SQL
2 175 (32.29%) Java
3 97 (17.90%) PL/SQL
4 60 (11.07%) JavaScript
5 28 (5.17%) C#
6 27 (4.98%) Shell Script
7 21 (3.87%) Perl
8 19 (3.51%) C
9 10 (1.85%) Python
10 9 (1.66%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.66%) VB
11 8 (1.48%) Korn
11 8 (1.48%) C++
12 7 (1.29%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.29%) Groovy
13 6 (1.11%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.55%) VBScript
14 3 (0.55%) VB6
15 2 (0.37%) XQuery
15 2 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (3.14%) Degree
2 15 (2.77%) Sun Certification
2 15 (2.77%) ISEB
3 14 (2.58%) OCPJP
4 13 (2.40%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.74%) MOS
7 3 (0.55%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.18%) PMP
9 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.18%) OCP
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.51%) QA
2 17 (3.14%) SLA
3 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.55%) WCAG
4 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (2.58%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (1.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.92%) SRDF
5 4 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.55%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.55%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.55%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.37%) RHEV
7 2 (0.37%) KVM
8 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (3.69%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (2.77%) Data Guard
3 9 (1.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 9 (1.66%) Oracle Identity Management
4 8 (1.48%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.11%) Legato
5 6 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (1.11%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (0.92%) Puppet
7 4 (0.74%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.37%) EMC TimeFinder
9 1 (0.18%) Ionix
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Statspack
9 1 (0.18%) Control-M
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 56 (10.33%) JBoss
2 52 (9.59%) Microsoft
3 36 (6.64%) Sybase
4 34 (6.27%) IBM
5 26 (4.80%) Cognos
6 23 (4.24%) SAP
7 21 (3.87%) Sun
7 21 (3.87%) HP
8 15 (2.77%) EMC
9 13 (2.40%) Red Hat
10 11 (2.03%) Veritas
11 10 (1.85%) VMware
12 9 (1.66%) Business Objects
12 9 (1.66%) Siebel
13 8 (1.48%) Informatica
14 5 (0.92%) Mercator
14 5 (0.92%) Symantec
14 5 (0.92%) Kofax
14 5 (0.92%) Cisco
15 4 (0.74%) Northgate
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