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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 10 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 11 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 14.67% 12.00% 20.93%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 6
Average daily rate
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£425 - £381
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 - £400
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 £38.25 £30.01 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.47% -11.75%
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
33 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 44.00% 36.00% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 12
Average daily rate £400 £475 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +25.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £475 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 28 January 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 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 20 (64.52%) Java
3 19 (61.29%) PL/SQL
4 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database
5 15 (48.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 14 (45.16%) Finance
7 13 (41.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (32.26%) Spring
9 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (22.58%) Banking
10 7 (22.58%) Eclipse
10 7 (22.58%) Sybase
11 6 (19.35%) HTML
11 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (16.13%) TestComplete
12 5 (16.13%) Apache Flex
12 5 (16.13%) Build Forge
13 4 (12.90%) MVC
13 4 (12.90%) Web Services
13 4 (12.90%) UML
13 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
13 4 (12.90%) Spring MVC
14 3 (9.68%) Spring Integration
14 3 (9.68%) Maven
14 3 (9.68%) TDD
14 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
14 3 (9.68%) UNIX
14 3 (9.68%) Windows
14 3 (9.68%) SQL Server

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (9.68%) FileNet
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database
2 15 (48.39%) Oracle Database 10g
3 13 (41.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.45%) DataStage
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (6.45%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (6.45%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Eclipse
2 5 (16.13%) TestComplete
2 5 (16.13%) Build Forge
3 3 (9.68%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) Ant
4 1 (3.23%) Toad
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Front Office
4 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 18 (58.06%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Data Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Data Modeller
5 4 (12.90%) Designer
6 3 (9.68%) FileNet Developer
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
6 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Tester
7 2 (6.45%) DataStage Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.23%) VBA Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Spring
2 6 (19.35%) HTML
3 5 (16.13%) Apache Flex
4 4 (12.90%) Web Services
4 4 (12.90%) Spring MVC
5 3 (9.68%) Spring Integration
5 3 (9.68%) JSP
5 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
6 2 (6.45%) ODBC
6 2 (6.45%) HTML5
7 1 (3.23%) jQuery
7 1 (3.23%) SPNEGO
7 1 (3.23%) XML
7 1 (3.23%) XSLT
7 1 (3.23%) J2EE
7 1 (3.23%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) UNIX
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (12.90%) MVC
3 4 (12.90%) UML
4 3 (9.68%) TDD
5 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.45%) ETL
5 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.45%) Workflow
5 2 (6.45%) RAD
5 2 (6.45%) Document Management
5 2 (6.45%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.23%) V-Model
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 20 (64.52%) Java
3 19 (61.29%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.45%) C
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) VBA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Sybase
2 3 (9.68%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) HP