The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Stirling 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 10 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 11 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 12.09% 16.67% 16.88%
As % of the Vendors category 26.19% 50.00% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £405 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.61% -11.20%
Vendors Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
42 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 46.15% 33.33% 51.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 26
Average daily rate £441 £413 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.96% +65.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £515 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Oracle
Scotland

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) Banking
3 14 (45.16%) Finance
4 12 (38.71%) Windows
4 12 (38.71%) Linux
5 10 (32.26%) Sybase
6 9 (29.03%) Java
7 8 (25.81%) Solaris
8 7 (22.58%) Bloomberg
8 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
8 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
9 6 (19.35%) Investment Banking
9 6 (19.35%) Spring
9 6 (19.35%) Workflow
9 6 (19.35%) Front Office
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (19.35%) UNIX
10 5 (16.13%) IBM
10 5 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (16.13%) Fixed Income
11 4 (12.90%) FileNet
11 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
11 4 (12.90%) Reference Data
11 4 (12.90%) Reuters
11 4 (12.90%) LAN
11 4 (12.90%) WAN
11 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
11 4 (12.90%) MS Visio

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.90%) FileNet
3 2 (6.45%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
2 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) LAN
1 4 (12.90%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (6.45%) DB2
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.23%) MS Access
6 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) JUnit
2 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
2 3 (9.68%) Maven
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) TestComplete
3 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) Build Forge
3 2 (6.45%) FlexUnit
3 2 (6.45%) Ant
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (3.23%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Toad
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
General
1 15 (48.39%) Banking
2 14 (45.16%) Finance
3 6 (19.35%) Front Office
3 6 (19.35%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.68%) Legal
5 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Architect
2 9 (29.03%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Designer
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Capacity Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Business Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Build Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Designer
7 1 (3.23%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Spring
2 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (6.45%) Middleware
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (6.45%) J2EE
3 2 (6.45%) JDBC
3 2 (6.45%) JSP
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.23%) Murex Flex
4 1 (3.23%) WPF
4 1 (3.23%) JPA
4 1 (3.23%) Spring Integration
4 1 (3.23%) XSLT
4 1 (3.23%) JMS
4 1 (3.23%) Servlets
4 1 (3.23%) SAP XI
4 1 (3.23%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Fixed Income
1 5 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (12.90%) Reference Data
3 2 (6.45%) Replication
3 2 (6.45%) Equities
3 2 (6.45%) Derivative
4 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Solaris
3 6 (19.35%) UNIX
4 2 (6.45%) AIX
4 2 (6.45%) SUSE
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Workflow
2 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
4 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Investment Management
5 2 (6.45%) OO
5 2 (6.45%) ETL
5 2 (6.45%) Release Management
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Data Management
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.23%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.45%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) Python
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Sybase
2 7 (22.58%) Bloomberg
3 5 (16.13%) IBM
4 4 (12.90%) Reuters
5 3 (9.68%) Remedy
6 2 (6.45%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) Intel
6 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
7 1 (3.23%) SAP
7 1 (3.23%) Adobe
7 1 (3.23%) Murex
7 1 (3.23%) EMC