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 7 July 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.

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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 16 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 228 288 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.62% 10.88% 9.41%
As % of the Vendors category 22.22% 27.48% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 131 113
Average daily rate
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£350 £371 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.73% -0.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
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
1026 1048 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.27% 39.61% 42.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 494 476
Average daily rate £350 £343 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -8.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 36
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £17.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £32.00 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 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
Edinburgh -10 93 £350 -6.66% 39
Glasgow +3 86 £330 -5.71% 21
West Lothian +1 11 £330 - 2
Stirling -2 8 - -
North Lanarkshire -7 7 - -
Fife -7 5 £288 -47.72%
Renfrewshire +1 3 - -
Dundee - 3 £313 - 2
Perth and Kinross - 1 £350 -
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Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 243 (47.65%) SQL
2 172 (33.73%) Finance
3 140 (27.45%) Java
4 133 (26.08%) Oracle Database
5 124 (24.31%) PL/SQL
6 120 (23.53%) UNIX
7 117 (22.94%) Banking
8 97 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
9 80 (15.69%) SQL Server
10 79 (15.49%) Data Modelling
11 73 (14.31%) Relational Database
12 69 (13.53%) JavaScript
13 63 (12.35%) Linux
14 61 (11.96%) Data Warehouse
14 61 (11.96%) Spring
15 55 (10.78%) Web Services
16 54 (10.59%) Hibernate
17 53 (10.39%) Oracle Database 11g
18 52 (10.20%) Windows
19 51 (10.00%) SOA
20 47 (9.22%) ETL
20 47 (9.22%) Migration
21 46 (9.02%) XML
21 46 (9.02%) CSS
22 45 (8.82%) Middleware
23 44 (8.63%) HTML
24 42 (8.24%) RDBMS
24 42 (8.24%) Project Management
25 41 (8.04%) JSP
25 41 (8.04%) UML

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (6.08%) WebLogic
2 29 (5.69%) WebSphere
3 25 (4.90%) JBoss
4 18 (3.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 15 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.55%) SAS
6 13 (2.55%) Oracle Service Bus
7 6 (1.18%) Confluence
8 5 (0.98%) Lync
8 5 (0.98%) GlassFish
8 5 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 5 (0.98%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.78%) IIS
9 4 (0.78%) FileNet
9 4 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.59%) CMS
10 3 (0.59%) Apache
10 3 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.39%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.76%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.57%) MS Office
4 4 (0.78%) MS Project
5 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 26 (5.10%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (1.37%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Payroll
5 3 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.39%) Maximo
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (0.20%) assyst
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.20%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.20%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.78%) SaaS
2 4 (0.78%) PaaS
3 3 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.20%) Taleo
5 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.10%) SAN
2 12 (2.35%) LDAP
3 10 (1.96%) LAN
4 9 (1.76%) DNS
5 8 (1.57%) Firewall
6 7 (1.37%) DHCP
7 5 (0.98%) VoIP
7 5 (0.98%) WAN
7 5 (0.98%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.98%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (0.78%) Internet
8 4 (0.78%) FTP
8 4 (0.78%) HTTP
9 3 (0.59%) WLAN
9 3 (0.59%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.59%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.39%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.39%) NAS
10 2 (0.39%) SSH
10 2 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (26.08%) Oracle Database
2 80 (15.69%) SQL Server
3 73 (14.31%) Relational Database
4 61 (11.96%) Data Warehouse
5 53 (10.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 42 (8.24%) RDBMS
7 30 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 24 (4.71%) MySQL
9 19 (3.73%) Oracle Reports
9 19 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (2.16%) PowerCenter
13 10 (1.96%) Oracle9i Database
13 10 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (1.76%) MS Access
14 9 (1.76%) MongoDB
15 7 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
16 6 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
16 6 (1.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (4.71%) JIRA
2 20 (3.92%) Subversion
2 20 (3.92%) Toad
3 15 (2.94%) Selenium
4 14 (2.75%) Maven
5 13 (2.55%) Oracle APEX
5 13 (2.55%) CruiseControl
6 12 (2.35%) Eclipse
7 11 (2.16%) JUnit
8 10 (1.96%) PeopleTools
8 10 (1.96%) TeamCity
9 9 (1.76%) Ant
9 9 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (1.57%) ERwin
11 5 (0.98%) PowerDesigner
11 5 (0.98%) Git (software)
11 5 (0.98%) Axure RP
12 4 (0.78%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.78%) Hudson
12 4 (0.78%) NetBeans
General
1 172 (33.73%) Finance
2 117 (22.94%) Banking
3 27 (5.29%) Investment Banking
4 12 (2.35%) Retail
4 12 (2.35%) Law
5 10 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.57%) Games
7 7 (1.37%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.18%) Back Office
9 5 (0.98%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.39%) Front Office
10 2 (0.39%) Legal
10 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.39%) International Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 182 (35.69%) Developer
2 86 (16.86%) Analyst
3 51 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 46 (9.02%) Architect
5 41 (8.04%) Project Manager
6 35 (6.86%) Designer
7 31 (6.08%) DBA
7 31 (6.08%) Oracle Developer
8 30 (5.88%) Business Analyst
9 26 (5.10%) Oracle DBA
10 23 (4.51%) SQL Developer
11 22 (4.31%) Consultant
12 21 (4.12%) Administrator
13 19 (3.73%) Test Analyst
14 17 (3.33%) Senior Developer
15 16 (3.14%) Solutions Designer
16 15 (2.94%) Data Analyst
16 15 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
16 15 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
16 15 (2.94%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (11.96%) Spring
2 55 (10.78%) Web Services
3 54 (10.59%) Hibernate
4 46 (9.02%) XML
4 46 (9.02%) CSS
5 45 (8.82%) Middleware
6 44 (8.63%) HTML
7 41 (8.04%) JSP
8 30 (5.88%) .NET
9 27 (5.29%) J2EE
9 27 (5.29%) jQuery
10 26 (5.10%) Ajax
11 22 (4.31%) JPA
12 17 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
12 17 (3.33%) JMS
12 17 (3.33%) Struts
13 16 (3.14%) Java EE
14 14 (2.75%) Spring MVC
15 12 (2.35%) HTML5
15 12 (2.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.27%) Data Centre
2 25 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.55%) Data Integration
4 11 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.76%) GIS
5 9 (1.76%) Market Risk
6 7 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.37%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.18%) Data Extraction
8 5 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.98%) iPad
8 5 (0.98%) Credit Risk
8 5 (0.98%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.78%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.78%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.59%) iSeries
10 3 (0.59%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.59%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (0.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 120 (23.53%) UNIX
2 63 (12.35%) Linux
3 52 (10.20%) Windows
4 37 (7.25%) Solaris
5 17 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (3.14%) AIX
7 12 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.57%) HPUX
9 7 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.59%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.59%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.59%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.20%) OS/400
13 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (19.02%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (15.49%) Data Modelling
3 51 (10.00%) SOA
4 47 (9.22%) ETL
4 47 (9.22%) Migration
5 42 (8.24%) Project Management
6 41 (8.04%) UML
7 38 (7.45%) OO
7 38 (7.45%) SDLC
8 34 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
10 25 (4.90%) Data Analysis
11 24 (4.71%) Scrum
12 21 (4.12%) Data Migration
13 20 (3.92%) Unit Testing
13 20 (3.92%) ITIL
14 18 (3.53%) Change Management
14 18 (3.53%) MVC
14 18 (3.53%) Waterfall
14 18 (3.53%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 243 (47.65%) SQL
2 140 (27.45%) Java
3 124 (24.31%) PL/SQL
4 69 (13.53%) JavaScript
5 30 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 28 (5.49%) C#
7 25 (4.90%) Perl
8 12 (2.35%) VBA
9 10 (1.96%) SQR
10 9 (1.76%) PeopleCode
11 8 (1.57%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.37%) PHP
13 6 (1.18%) VB
13 6 (1.18%) Python
14 5 (0.98%) C
14 5 (0.98%) Groovy
14 5 (0.98%) Jython
14 5 (0.98%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.78%) Ruby
16 3 (0.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (3.14%) Degree
2 15 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.59%) ISEB
6 3 (0.59%) OCP
7 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.39%) CISA
7 2 (0.39%) QiCA
7 2 (0.39%) MOS
7 2 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.39%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.20%) IIBA
8 1 (0.20%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.16%) QA
2 10 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.59%) SLA
3 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.59%) MiFID
3 3 (0.59%) EMIR
3 3 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) FATCA
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) FINREP
System Software
1 14 (2.75%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.37%) VMware ESX
4 7 (1.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (0.98%) vSphere
6 4 (0.78%) SRDF
7 3 (0.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.39%) NFS
8 2 (0.39%) Samba
9 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 15 (2.94%) Data Guard
3 14 (2.75%) NetBackup
4 10 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (0.98%) SCCM
7 4 (0.78%) Puppet
8 3 (0.59%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.59%) Legato
9 2 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.20%) logstash
10 1 (0.20%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 30 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 27 (5.29%) Informatica
2 27 (5.29%) Sybase
3 23 (4.51%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.51%) VMware
4 19 (3.73%) EMC
5 18 (3.53%) Business Objects
6 14 (2.75%) HP
6 14 (2.75%) Veritas
7 12 (2.35%) PeopleSoft
7 12 (2.35%) IBM
8 10 (1.96%) SAP
8 10 (1.96%) Cognos
8 10 (1.96%) CA
9 9 (1.76%) Sun
10 8 (1.57%) Cisco
11 7 (1.37%) Citrix
12 4 (0.78%) Avaya
12 4 (0.78%) Siebel
12 4 (0.78%) NetApp
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