Period
to 20 November 2018

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 6 months to 20 November 2018 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 108 65
Rank change year-on-year +17 -43 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 116 82 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.19% 1.65% 2.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.66% 8.25% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 44 87
Scotland median daily rate £425 £364 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.76% +8.66% -10.67%
10th Percentile £325 £223 £225
90th Percentile £573 £500 £400
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £43.39 £52.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.34% -16.69% -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -

Oracle Database is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,088 994 1,027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.53% 19.98% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 542 568
Scotland median daily rate £400 £396 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +13.21% -6.67%
10th Percentile £305 £290 £261
90th Percentile £543 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 19
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £42.70 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.88% +1.65% +46.28%
10th Percentile £13.70 £15.11 £9.37
90th Percentile £35.00 £195.00 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £31.15 £28.18
% change year-on-year +7.54% +10.54% -2.83%

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 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 59 £412 +13.66% 12
Glasgow +20 50 £513 +44.88% 13
West Lothian - 5 £288 - 1
West Dunbartonshire +4 2 £413 +10.00% 1
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 116 (100.00%) Oracle
2 79 (68.10%) SQL
3 60 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (49.14%) Java
5 54 (46.55%) Oracle Database 12c
6 43 (37.07%) PL/SQL
7 41 (35.34%) MongoDB
8 39 (33.62%) Oracle Forms
9 34 (29.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 30 (25.86%) SOAP
10 30 (25.86%) Web Services
11 29 (25.00%) NoSQL
12 28 (24.14%) REST
12 28 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (23.28%) Migration
13 27 (23.28%) Microservices
14 24 (20.69%) SQL Server
15 23 (19.83%) ETL
15 23 (19.83%) Enterprise Architecture
16 22 (18.97%) Waterfall
16 22 (18.97%) Software Delivery
17 21 (18.10%) Banking
17 21 (18.10%) Finance
18 19 (16.38%) Relational Database
19 18 (15.52%) Spring
19 18 (15.52%) Oracle Database 10g
19 18 (15.52%) Unix
20 15 (12.93%) Degree
20 15 (12.93%) Data Migration
21 14 (12.07%) Investment Banking

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 7 (6.03%) Apache
1 7 (6.03%) JBoss
2 6 (5.17%) Confluence
3 5 (4.31%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.45%) WildFly
5 2 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.86%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) AquaLogic BPM
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (46.55%) Oracle Database 12c
2 41 (35.34%) MongoDB
3 34 (29.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 29 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 24 (20.69%) SQL Server
6 19 (16.38%) Relational Database
7 18 (15.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (12.07%) RDBMS
9 10 (8.62%) Informix
9 10 (8.62%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (7.76%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (5.17%) DB2
12 3 (2.59%) PowerCenter
13 2 (1.72%) Data Mart
13 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
13 2 (1.72%) MySQL
13 2 (1.72%) TKPROF
14 1 (0.86%) InfluxDB
14 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 39 (33.62%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (6.90%) Maven
3 7 (6.03%) Eclipse
3 7 (6.03%) JIRA
3 7 (6.03%) JUnit
3 7 (6.03%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (6.03%) Subversion
4 6 (5.17%) Hudson
5 4 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.59%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.59%) DbUnit
6 3 (2.59%) ERwin
6 3 (2.59%) MagicDraw
6 3 (2.59%) Mockito
6 3 (2.59%) Selenium
6 3 (2.59%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.86%) JMeter
General
1 21 (18.10%) Banking
1 21 (18.10%) Finance
2 14 (12.07%) Investment Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Retail
4 4 (3.45%) Legal
5 2 (1.72%) Front Office
6 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (44.83%) Developer
2 30 (25.86%) Architect
3 21 (18.10%) DBA
4 18 (15.52%) Java Developer
5 17 (14.66%) Oracle Developer
6 16 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (9.48%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (7.76%) Digital Architect
9 8 (6.90%) Administrator
9 8 (6.90%) Service Architect
9 8 (6.90%) SQL Developer
10 7 (6.03%) Senior Architect
10 7 (6.03%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 6 (5.17%) Senior DBA
12 5 (4.31%) Analyst
12 5 (4.31%) Full Stack Developer
12 5 (4.31%) Senior Developer
13 4 (3.45%) Ab Initio Developer
13 4 (3.45%) Data Architect
13 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.86%) SOAP
1 30 (25.86%) Web Services
2 28 (24.14%) REST
3 18 (15.52%) Spring
4 13 (11.21%) Hibernate
5 11 (9.48%) XML
6 8 (6.90%) .NET
6 8 (6.90%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.17%) J2EE
8 5 (4.31%) Apache Camel
8 5 (4.31%) Java EE
8 5 (4.31%) JMS
8 5 (4.31%) JSTL
8 5 (4.31%) Servlets
9 4 (3.45%) JSP
9 4 (3.45%) Middleware
9 4 (3.45%) Node.js
9 4 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (2.59%) HTML
10 3 (2.59%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.03%) Clustering
2 7 (6.03%) Private Cloud
3 6 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.31%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.45%) Oracle Licensing
5 4 (3.45%) User Experience
6 3 (2.59%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.72%) Derivative
7 2 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.72%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.72%) Replication
8 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.52%) Unix
2 13 (11.21%) Linux
3 9 (7.76%) Solaris
4 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.72%) AIX
6 1 (0.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (23.28%) Microservices
3 27 (23.28%) Migration
4 23 (19.83%) Enterprise Architecture
4 23 (19.83%) ETL
5 22 (18.97%) Software Delivery
5 22 (18.97%) Waterfall
6 15 (12.93%) Data Migration
7 13 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (10.34%) Data Modelling
9 11 (9.48%) Collaborative Working
9 11 (9.48%) Data Analysis
9 11 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (8.62%) Database Security
10 10 (8.62%) Database Tuning
10 10 (8.62%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (7.76%) Decision-Making
11 9 (7.76%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (7.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 79 (68.10%) SQL
2 57 (49.14%) Java
3 43 (37.07%) PL/SQL
4 7 (6.03%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.45%) Python
6 3 (2.59%) C#
7 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.72%) XPath
8 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.86%) Perl
8 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.86%) VB
8 1 (0.86%) VB6
8 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) Degree
2 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.86%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.48%) QA
2 5 (4.31%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.45%) PMO
4 3 (2.59%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.72%) GDPR
6 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.86%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.72%) Docker
2 2 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (5.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (3.45%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (1.72%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.86%) Ansible
4 1 (0.86%) Grafana
4 1 (0.86%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 116 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (10.34%) Talend
3 10 (8.62%) Informatica
4 5 (4.31%) Vermilion
5 4 (3.45%) Ab Initio
5 4 (3.45%) Teradata
6 3 (2.59%) CA
6 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.59%) NetApp
7 1 (0.86%) Delphix
7 1 (0.86%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (0.86%) Open-E
7 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.86%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.86%) Synology
7 1 (0.86%) Tableau