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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 15 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 245 232 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.09% 8.91% 11.64%
As % of the Vendors category 21.80% 22.50% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 122 134
Average daily rate
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£375 £378 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +11.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £489 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £31.00 £180.00 £43.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.77% +316.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-10.82% +15.44%
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
1124 1031 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 37.10% 39.59% 45.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 484 524
Average daily rate £350 £363 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 26 30
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £32.00 £43.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -1 117 £375 -6.25% 23
Glasgow +4 75 £375 +10.29% 22
Stirling -5 14 £425 +2.40%
West Lothian +7 11 £408 +35.60% 3
Aberdeen 0 8 £388 -8.82%
Fife - 7 £381 -
Renfrewshire +1 4 - -
North Lanarkshire -2 4 - - 1
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 247 (50.20%) SQL
2 159 (32.32%) Finance
3 146 (29.67%) Java
4 128 (26.02%) PL/SQL
5 120 (24.39%) Banking
6 110 (22.36%) Oracle Database
7 109 (22.15%) UNIX
8 102 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
9 93 (18.90%) SQL Server
10 73 (14.84%) JavaScript
11 62 (12.60%) Relational Database
12 61 (12.40%) Windows
13 60 (12.20%) Data Modelling
14 55 (11.18%) Linux
14 55 (11.18%) HTML
14 55 (11.18%) Spring
15 52 (10.57%) JSP
16 51 (10.37%) Data Warehouse
17 50 (10.16%) CSS
18 49 (9.96%) Hibernate
19 45 (9.15%) XML
19 45 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
20 42 (8.54%) Web Services
20 42 (8.54%) .NET
20 42 (8.54%) Migration
20 42 (8.54%) Project Management
21 41 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
22 39 (7.93%) ETL
23 38 (7.72%) OO
24 37 (7.52%) SOA

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 30 (6.10%) JBoss
1 30 (6.10%) WebSphere
2 25 (5.08%) WebLogic
3 14 (2.85%) SAS
4 13 (2.64%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.42%) IIS
5 7 (1.42%) ColdFusion
5 7 (1.42%) FileNet
5 7 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.22%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.02%) GlassFish
7 5 (1.02%) Lync
8 4 (0.81%) Confluence
8 4 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (0.81%) Apache
9 3 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.41%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 18 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.24%) MS Office
3 4 (0.81%) MS Project
3 4 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 25 (5.08%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (1.02%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.81%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (0.41%) Maximo
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.20%) AquaLogic BPM
8 1 (0.20%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.20%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.20%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) PaaS
4 1 (0.20%) Office 365
4 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.69%) SAN
2 13 (2.64%) LDAP
3 9 (1.83%) Firewall
4 8 (1.63%) DNS
5 7 (1.42%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.42%) HTTP
6 6 (1.22%) NAS
7 5 (1.02%) WAN
7 5 (1.02%) DHCP
7 5 (1.02%) LAN
7 5 (1.02%) VoIP
8 4 (0.81%) FTP
8 4 (0.81%) SSL
8 4 (0.81%) Internet
9 3 (0.61%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.61%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.61%) Intranet
9 3 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (22.36%) Oracle Database
2 93 (18.90%) SQL Server
3 62 (12.60%) Relational Database
4 51 (10.37%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 32 (6.50%) RDBMS
7 24 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 21 (4.27%) Oracle Reports
9 20 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (3.05%) MySQL
12 14 (2.85%) SAP Data Services
13 12 (2.44%) MS Access
14 11 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (1.63%) BusinessObjects XI
16 8 (1.63%) PowerCenter
17 7 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
18 6 (1.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
18 6 (1.22%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 23 (4.67%) Subversion
1 23 (4.67%) JIRA
1 23 (4.67%) Selenium
2 17 (3.46%) Toad
3 16 (3.25%) Eclipse
3 16 (3.25%) CruiseControl
3 16 (3.25%) Oracle APEX
4 13 (2.64%) JUnit
5 12 (2.44%) Maven
6 9 (1.83%) TeamCity
6 9 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
6 9 (1.83%) PeopleTools
7 7 (1.42%) ERwin
7 7 (1.42%) Mockito
7 7 (1.42%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.22%) Ant
9 5 (1.02%) PowerDesigner
9 5 (1.02%) Build Forge
9 5 (1.02%) TestComplete
10 4 (0.81%) NetBeans
General
1 159 (32.32%) Finance
2 120 (24.39%) Banking
3 29 (5.89%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.03%) Retail
4 10 (2.03%) Law
5 7 (1.42%) Games
6 6 (1.22%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.22%) Front Office
7 5 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.81%) Back Office
9 3 (0.61%) Local Government
10 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.41%) International Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 199 (40.45%) Developer
2 95 (19.31%) Analyst
3 62 (12.60%) Java Developer
4 41 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 34 (6.91%) Oracle Developer
6 29 (5.89%) Business Analyst
6 29 (5.89%) Architect
6 29 (5.89%) DBA
7 25 (5.08%) Oracle DBA
8 21 (4.27%) Administrator
9 19 (3.86%) SQL Developer
9 19 (3.86%) Designer
10 17 (3.46%) Data Analyst
10 17 (3.46%) Senior Developer
10 17 (3.46%) Test Analyst
11 16 (3.25%) Consultant
11 16 (3.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 15 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (2.64%) Applications Support
14 12 (2.44%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (11.18%) HTML
1 55 (11.18%) Spring
2 52 (10.57%) JSP
3 50 (10.16%) CSS
4 49 (9.96%) Hibernate
5 45 (9.15%) XML
6 42 (8.54%) .NET
6 42 (8.54%) Web Services
7 31 (6.30%) Ajax
8 28 (5.69%) J2EE
9 27 (5.49%) Struts
10 22 (4.47%) JMS
11 21 (4.27%) jQuery
12 19 (3.86%) JPA
12 19 (3.86%) Servlets
12 19 (3.86%) XSLT
13 18 (3.66%) HTML5
14 17 (3.46%) ASP.NET
14 17 (3.46%) Spring MVC
15 16 (3.25%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.05%) Data Integration
3 12 (2.44%) Replication
4 11 (2.24%) Market Risk
5 10 (2.03%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.22%) User Experience
7 6 (1.22%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.02%) Clustering
8 5 (1.02%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.02%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.81%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.81%) iSeries
9 4 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.81%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.61%) NHS
10 3 (0.61%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.61%) Derivative
10 3 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 109 (22.15%) UNIX
2 61 (12.40%) Windows
3 55 (11.18%) Linux
4 30 (6.10%) Solaris
5 21 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (2.24%) AIX
8 6 (1.22%) HPUX
8 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.81%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.61%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000
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
1 102 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (12.20%) Data Modelling
3 45 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (8.54%) Project Management
4 42 (8.54%) Migration
5 39 (7.93%) ETL
6 38 (7.72%) OO
7 37 (7.52%) SOA
8 33 (6.71%) UML
9 30 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
10 28 (5.69%) Unit Testing
11 25 (5.08%) Data Analysis
12 22 (4.47%) Scrum
13 21 (4.27%) Data Migration
14 20 (4.07%) Web Application Development
14 20 (4.07%) ITIL
15 19 (3.86%) MVC
16 18 (3.66%) Business Analysis
17 17 (3.46%) Waterfall
18 16 (3.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 247 (50.20%) SQL
2 146 (29.67%) Java
3 128 (26.02%) PL/SQL
4 73 (14.84%) JavaScript
5 34 (6.91%) C#
6 30 (6.10%) Perl
7 26 (5.28%) Shell Script
8 12 (2.44%) VB
8 12 (2.44%) VBA
9 9 (1.83%) SQR
10 8 (1.63%) PeopleCode
10 8 (1.63%) C
11 5 (1.02%) Jython
11 5 (1.02%) Groovy
11 5 (1.02%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.81%) Python
13 3 (0.61%) VBScript
13 3 (0.61%) VB6
14 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (4.27%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.25%) Degree
3 15 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.81%) ISEB
5 4 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.61%) OCP
6 3 (0.61%) CISA
7 2 (0.41%) QiCA
7 2 (0.41%) PMP
7 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.41%) MCSE
7 2 (0.41%) CCNP
7 2 (0.41%) CCNA
7 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.24%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.63%) QA
3 5 (1.02%) SLA
4 3 (0.61%) EMIR
4 3 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.61%) MiFID
5 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) FATCA
System Software
1 14 (2.85%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 6 (1.22%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.02%) vSphere
7 3 (0.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.61%) SRDF
8 2 (0.41%) NFS
8 2 (0.41%) RACF
8 2 (0.41%) Samba
9 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (3.86%) Oracle RMAN
1 19 (3.86%) Data Guard
2 7 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.42%) SCCM
3 6 (1.22%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.02%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.02%) Legato
4 5 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.81%) SCOM
5 4 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.61%) Control-M
7 2 (0.41%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.41%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.41%) Nessus
7 2 (0.41%) Nmap
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Statspack
8 1 (0.20%) logstash
8 1 (0.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 33 (6.71%) Red Hat
2 31 (6.30%) Sybase
3 27 (5.49%) Business Objects
4 24 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 21 (4.27%) Informatica
6 20 (4.07%) HP
6 20 (4.07%) VMware
7 18 (3.66%) EMC
8 17 (3.46%) SAP
9 13 (2.64%) IBM
9 13 (2.64%) Veritas
10 11 (2.24%) PeopleSoft
11 10 (2.03%) Sun
12 9 (1.83%) Cognos
12 9 (1.83%) Cisco
12 9 (1.83%) CA
13 8 (1.63%) Citrix
14 6 (1.22%) Tableau
15 5 (1.02%) NetApp
16 4 (0.81%) Avaya
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Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Agile Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £340 - £355 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago