The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 9 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 5 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 11.11% 16.87% 3.85%
As % of the Vendors category 29.41% 36.84% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate £350 £325 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -12.50%
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 West Lothian region.

Vendors Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
17 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 37.78% 45.78% 59.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 18
Average daily rate £375 £313 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £258 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £378 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.14 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.89% -20.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the West Lothian region.

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Livingston -3 5 £350 +7.69% 1
Oracle
Scotland

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 (80.95%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 8 (38.10%) Migration
4 7 (33.33%) Java
4 7 (33.33%) Unix
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
6 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (19.05%) SOA
7 4 (19.05%) SDLC
7 4 (19.05%) REST
7 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 3 (14.29%) Coaching
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (14.29%) J2EE
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (9.52%) WPF
9 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
9 2 (9.52%) Data Reconciliation
9 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.52%) Data Migration

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
1 1 (4.76%) NAS
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Database Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database Developer
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.76%) Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Database Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) REST
2 3 (14.29%) J2EE
3 2 (9.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Migration
2 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Functional Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) SDLC
4 4 (19.05%) SOA
5 3 (14.29%) Coaching
5 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) Data Reconciliation
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) V-Model
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 7 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (4.76%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) EMC
1 1 (4.76%) IBM
1 1 (4.76%) NetApp
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.76%) SAP
1 1 (4.76%) Veritas