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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 9 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 10 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 18.52% 25.42% 15.79%
As % of the Vendors category 58.82% 60.00% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Median daily rate £525 £381 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.70% +17.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -5.14%

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 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 31.48% 42.37% 38.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 9
Median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £13.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian region citing Oracle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -6 10 £525 +37.70%
Oracle
Scotland

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) Java
2 17 (80.95%) Oracle Database
3 15 (71.43%) SQL
4 13 (61.90%) PL/SQL
5 11 (52.38%) Scrum
5 11 (52.38%) Relational Database
6 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
7 9 (42.86%) CRM
7 9 (42.86%) RDBMS
7 9 (42.86%) Unix
7 9 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (38.10%) Change Control
8 8 (38.10%) Middleware
9 7 (33.33%) Billing
10 6 (28.57%) Spring
10 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
10 6 (28.57%) SOA
10 6 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (28.57%) SDLC
10 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (23.81%) HTML
11 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
11 5 (23.81%) Data Analysis
12 4 (19.05%) Replication
12 4 (19.05%) TDD
12 4 (19.05%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) Tuxedo
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) Oracle Database
2 11 (52.38%) Relational Database
3 9 (42.86%) RDBMS
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.52%) DbUnit
2 2 (9.52%) JUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Mockito
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 7 (33.33%) Billing
2 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Database Designer
2 9 (42.86%) Designer
3 6 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Angular Developer
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) BPM Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft Developer
5 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Middleware
2 6 (28.57%) Spring
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
4 4 (19.05%) Angular 2
4 4 (19.05%) AngularJS
4 4 (19.05%) CSS
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (19.05%) Spring Integration
4 4 (19.05%) Web Services
5 2 (9.52%) Java EE
5 2 (9.52%) RESTful
6 1 (4.76%) .NET
6 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Replication
3 2 (9.52%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Scrum
3 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
4 9 (42.86%) CRM
4 9 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (38.10%) Change Control
6 6 (28.57%) SDLC
6 6 (28.57%) SOA
7 5 (23.81%) Data Analysis
7 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
8 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (19.05%) Microservices
8 4 (19.05%) TDD
8 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
9 3 (14.29%) User Stories
10 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (9.52%) Re-Platforming
10 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
3 13 (61.90%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) SQR
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) IBM
1 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (4.76%) Twitter