The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 9 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 14 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 16.87% 23.68% 14.53%
As % of the Vendors category 60.87% 43.90% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £465 £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 £30.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
Oracle
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Vendors Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23 41 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 27.71% 53.95% 51.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 33
Average daily rate £425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +96.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 2015, 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 14 (60.87%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) Banking
3 12 (52.17%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) Data Modelling
4 9 (39.13%) Finance
5 8 (34.78%) Hibernate
5 8 (34.78%) Spring
5 8 (34.78%) HTML
6 7 (30.43%) PL/SQL
6 7 (30.43%) Sybase
6 7 (30.43%) Web Services
6 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
7 6 (26.09%) Workflow
8 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 5 (21.74%) Toad
8 5 (21.74%) UNIX
9 4 (17.39%) Windows
9 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
9 4 (17.39%) HTML5
10 3 (13.04%) Release Management
10 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
10 3 (13.04%) JPA
10 3 (13.04%) FileNet
10 3 (13.04%) VB
10 3 (13.04%) C#
10 3 (13.04%) IBM
10 3 (13.04%) JMS

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (13.04%) FileNet
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.70%) TKPROF
3 2 (8.70%) QlikView
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Eclipse
2 5 (21.74%) Toad
3 1 (4.35%) Build Forge
3 1 (4.35%) TestComplete
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 13 (56.52%) Banking
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
1 6 (26.09%) Designer
2 5 (21.74%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (17.39%) Development Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 2 (8.70%) DBA
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Tester
5 2 (8.70%) FileNet Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Web Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Senior DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Hibernate
1 8 (34.78%) Spring
1 8 (34.78%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) HTML5
4 3 (13.04%) JPA
4 3 (13.04%) JMS
5 2 (8.70%) XML
5 2 (8.70%) ODBC
6 1 (4.35%) REST
6 1 (4.35%) Apache Flex
6 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) UNIX
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Data Modelling
2 6 (26.09%) Workflow
3 3 (13.04%) Release Management
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
5 1 (4.35%) Content Management
5 1 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.04%) VB
4 3 (13.04%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) C
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) EMIR
1 1 (4.35%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (4.35%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.35%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Control-M
1 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (8.70%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Sybase
2 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) Sun
4 1 (4.35%) BMC
4 1 (4.35%) Veritas