The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 29 June 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.

Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 77 77
Rank change year-on-year -8 0  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 31 74 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.41% 2.50% 1.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.80% 10.63% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 38 23
Median daily rate £375 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.27% -7.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £218 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.39 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £35.72 £56.50
% change year-on-year +21.48% -36.78%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 456 696 618
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 20.69% 23.53% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 799 700
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £258 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 28 7
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% -15.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Oracle Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in Scotland

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in Scotland

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in Scotland

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in Scotland

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Edinburgh +1 17 £375 +13.63% 4
Glasgow -17 6 £370 +5.71% 3
Stirling +8 3 £475 +11.76%
West Lothian -3 1 £330 +7.31%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 - -
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 82 (100.00%) Oracle
2 43 (52.44%) SQL
3 37 (45.12%) Java
4 32 (39.02%) Oracle Database 12c
5 28 (34.15%) PL/SQL
5 28 (34.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 22 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (23.17%) CSS
8 16 (19.51%) Unix
9 15 (18.29%) Finance
9 15 (18.29%) Scrum
10 14 (17.07%) Oracle APEX
10 14 (17.07%) Relational Database
11 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
11 13 (15.85%) HTML
11 13 (15.85%) RDBMS
12 12 (14.63%) Oracle Database 10g
12 12 (14.63%) Web Services
13 11 (13.41%) Windows
13 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
13 11 (13.41%) Degree
13 11 (13.41%) TDD
13 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
14 10 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (12.20%) Test Automation
14 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
14 10 (12.20%) AngularJS
15 9 (10.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (10.98%) Software Engineering
15 9 (10.98%) Spring

Oracle Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (10.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (9.76%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.32%) Apache
3 6 (7.32%) JBoss
4 4 (4.88%) GlassFish
4 4 (4.88%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.66%) IIS
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (2.44%) CMS
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (2.44%) SAS
7 1 (1.22%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.22%) GeoServer
7 1 (1.22%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) Firewall
2 1 (1.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (39.02%) Oracle Database 12c
2 28 (34.15%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (17.07%) Relational Database
4 13 (15.85%) RDBMS
5 12 (14.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
7 7 (8.54%) Oracle Exadata
8 6 (7.32%) DB2
8 6 (7.32%) MySQL
9 5 (6.10%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (6.10%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (4.88%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 3 (3.66%) MS Access
11 3 (3.66%) QlikView
12 2 (2.44%) Pentaho
12 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (1.22%) Big Data
13 1 (1.22%) SAP Data Services
13 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (17.07%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (8.54%) Eclipse
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (4.88%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.88%) DbUnit
4 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.88%) JUnit
4 4 (4.88%) Maven
4 4 (4.88%) Mockito
4 4 (4.88%) Selenium
4 4 (4.88%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.44%) Ant
5 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.22%) ERwin
6 1 (1.22%) NetBeans
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Law
3 4 (4.88%) German Language
3 4 (4.88%) Italian Language
3 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.66%) Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.44%) Billing
5 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.44%) Marketing
6 1 (1.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 40 (48.78%) Developer
2 14 (17.07%) Oracle Developer
3 12 (14.63%) DBA
4 11 (13.41%) Java Developer
4 11 (13.41%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (8.54%) Consultant
6 6 (7.32%) Designer
6 6 (7.32%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Administrator
7 5 (6.10%) Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Angular Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.66%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Architect
9 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Senior DBA
9 3 (3.66%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 3 (3.66%) Solaris Administrator
9 3 (3.66%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.44%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.17%) CSS
2 13 (15.85%) HTML
3 12 (14.63%) Web Services
4 10 (12.20%) AngularJS
5 9 (10.98%) Spring
6 8 (9.76%) Hibernate
6 8 (9.76%) XML
7 7 (8.54%) Java EE
8 6 (7.32%) Angular 2
8 6 (7.32%) JSP
8 6 (7.32%) REST
8 6 (7.32%) Spring Integration
9 5 (6.10%) .NET
9 5 (6.10%) SOAP
10 4 (4.88%) Drools
10 4 (4.88%) jBPM
10 4 (4.88%) JPA
10 4 (4.88%) Middleware
10 4 (4.88%) Servlets
11 3 (3.66%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.54%) Driving Licence
4 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.88%) Reference Data
6 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.66%) Replication
7 2 (2.44%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.44%) NHS
8 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.22%) Fintech
8 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Unix
2 11 (13.41%) Windows
3 9 (10.98%) Linux
4 7 (8.54%) Solaris
5 4 (4.88%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.66%) AIX
6 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.22%) Tru64
7 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.29%) Scrum
3 11 (13.41%) TDD
4 10 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (12.20%) Test Automation
5 9 (10.98%) SOA
5 9 (10.98%) Software Engineering
6 8 (9.76%) MVC
6 8 (9.76%) SDLC
7 7 (8.54%) Data Modelling
7 7 (8.54%) ETL
8 6 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (7.32%) Microservices
8 6 (7.32%) Re-Platforming
9 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.88%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.88%) High Availability
10 4 (4.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 43 (52.44%) SQL
2 37 (45.12%) Java
3 28 (34.15%) PL/SQL
4 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.54%) C#
6 2 (2.44%) Groovy
6 2 (2.44%) Jython
6 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.22%) Korn
7 1 (1.22%) Perl
7 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Degree
1 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.44%) HND
4 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.22%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (1.22%) RACF
3 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 8 (9.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.44%) Puppet
4 1 (1.22%) Ansible
4 1 (1.22%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 82 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (6.10%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.66%) Informatica
3 3 (3.66%) Northgate
4 2 (2.44%) Adobe
4 2 (2.44%) IBM
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.22%) Citrix
5 1 (1.22%) Dell
5 1 (1.22%) EMC
5 1 (1.22%) ESRI
5 1 (1.22%) Pega
5 1 (1.22%) SAP
5 1 (1.22%) Software AG
5 1 (1.22%) Symantec
5 1 (1.22%) VMware
5 1 (1.22%) webMethods
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
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