The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Oracle Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 42 52 50
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 31 39 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.44% 2.58% 2.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.25% 12.66% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 19
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £206 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.70 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.88 £40.75
% change year-on-year -4.47% +2.76%  

Oracle Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 161 308 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 17.89% 20.40% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 196 169
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £52.09 £15.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.23% -68.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Oracle Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in Edinburgh

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle Database in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in Edinburgh

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in Edinburgh

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in Edinburgh

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 56 (100.00%) Oracle
2 29 (51.79%) Java
2 29 (51.79%) SQL
3 21 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 20 (35.71%) Oracle Database 12c
5 16 (28.57%) TDD
6 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (26.79%) Web Services
7 14 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (19.64%) HTML
9 11 (19.64%) XML
9 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
10 10 (17.86%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
11 9 (16.07%) Windows
11 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
11 9 (16.07%) Scrum
11 9 (16.07%) Java EE
12 8 (14.29%) jBPM
12 8 (14.29%) Maven
12 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
12 8 (14.29%) SOA
12 8 (14.29%) Eclipse
12 8 (14.29%) JBoss
12 8 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (14.29%) Change Control
12 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 8 (14.29%) JPA

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 8 (14.29%) JBoss
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.79%) SAS
4 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) LAN
2 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 20 (35.71%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.14%) DB2
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.57%) MS Access
6 2 (3.57%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.79%) GIS
7 1 (1.79%) QGIS
7 1 (1.79%) Spatial Data
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.79%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 8 (14.29%) Maven
3 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.93%) SpecFlow
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.36%) DbUnit
6 3 (5.36%) JUnit
6 3 (5.36%) Mockito
6 3 (5.36%) Selenium
6 3 (5.36%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.57%) Subversion
8 1 (1.79%) ERwin
8 1 (1.79%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.79%) Toad
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.14%) Law
4 3 (5.36%) German Language
4 3 (5.36%) Italian Language
5 2 (3.57%) Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.57%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.79%) French Language
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (19.64%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Oracle Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Analyst
5 8 (14.29%) DBA
6 7 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (8.93%) Data Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Architect
9 3 (5.36%) Database Designer
9 3 (5.36%) Designer
9 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Administrator
10 2 (3.57%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Java Architect
10 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Technical Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) Web Services
2 11 (19.64%) HTML
2 11 (19.64%) XML
3 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
4 9 (16.07%) Java EE
5 8 (14.29%) Drools
5 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 8 (14.29%) jBPM
5 8 (14.29%) JPA
6 7 (12.50%) CSS
6 7 (12.50%) JMS
6 7 (12.50%) SOAP
6 7 (12.50%) XSD
6 7 (12.50%) XSLT
7 6 (10.71%) .NET
7 6 (10.71%) .NET Framework
7 6 (10.71%) REST
8 5 (8.93%) Entity Framework
8 5 (8.93%) HTML5
8 5 (8.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.93%) Driving Licence
3 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.57%) Fintech
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) HACMP
5 1 (1.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Unix
3 4 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Solaris
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) TDD
2 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (19.64%) Software Engineering
5 9 (16.07%) Scrum
6 8 (14.29%) Change Control
6 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 8 (14.29%) SOA
7 7 (12.50%) Coaching
8 6 (10.71%) MVC
9 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.93%) Data Analysis
9 5 (8.93%) Data Modelling
9 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (8.93%) Integration Testing
9 5 (8.93%) OO
9 5 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (8.93%) Secure Coding
9 5 (8.93%) System Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) Java
1 29 (51.79%) SQL
2 14 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (10.71%) C#
4 5 (8.93%) VB
5 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) GeoWebCache
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Clusterware
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.79%) Simpana
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco
3 1 (1.79%) CommVault
3 1 (1.79%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.79%) EMC
3 1 (1.79%) ESRI
3 1 (1.79%) HP
3 1 (1.79%) Pega
3 1 (1.79%) SAP
3 1 (1.79%) Software AG
3 1 (1.79%) Veritas
3 1 (1.79%) webMethods