Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 70 61
Rank change year-on-year -44 -9 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 81 129 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.62% 2.93% 2.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.06% 12.29% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 87 92
Scotland median daily rate £364 £335 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.66% -7.90% -2.35%
10th Percentile £221 £225 £275
90th Percentile £500 £400 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £52.09 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.69% - -
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +5.26%

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 1005 1050 1240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.11% 23.86% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 584 690
Scotland median daily rate £393 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £290 £261 £262
90th Percentile £520 £475 £513
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 8
Scotland median hourly rate £42.70 £42.00 £28.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.65% +46.28% +4.41%
10th Percentile £15.11 £9.37 £11.04
90th Percentile £195.00 £52.00 £52.38
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.18 £28.50
% change year-on-year +10.82% -1.12% +16.33%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -24 51 £363 +8.21% 2
Glasgow -36 14 £354 +1.07% 5
Aberdeen -7 2 £400 - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £375 -
Renfrewshire +38 1 - -
Stirling -5 1 - -
Dundee - 1 - - 1
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 - -
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 81 (100.00%) Oracle
2 43 (53.09%) SQL
3 33 (40.74%) PL/SQL
4 25 (30.86%) Java
5 21 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (22.22%) Finance
6 18 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
7 15 (18.52%) JBoss
8 13 (16.05%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (16.05%) XML
8 13 (16.05%) Windows
8 13 (16.05%) Hibernate
8 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (14.81%) Maven
9 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
10 11 (13.58%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (12.35%) SOA
11 10 (12.35%) Linux
11 10 (12.35%) Scrum
11 10 (12.35%) Red Hat
11 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (12.35%) Java EE
11 10 (12.35%) JPA
11 10 (12.35%) Mentoring
11 10 (12.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (11.11%) Drools
12 9 (11.11%) Open Source
12 9 (11.11%) Banking
12 9 (11.11%) Degree

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 15 (18.52%) JBoss
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (9.88%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.94%) Apache
5 2 (2.47%) SAS
5 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.23%) CMS
6 1 (1.23%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.23%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.47%) assyst
2 2 (2.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) DNS
1 2 (2.47%) Firewall
1 2 (2.47%) SSL
1 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.23%) AMQP
2 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.23%) NAS
2 1 (1.23%) SAN
2 1 (1.23%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
2 18 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
3 13 (16.05%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (13.58%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
7 7 (8.64%) RDBMS
7 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
8 6 (7.41%) MySQL
9 5 (6.17%) Hadoop
9 5 (6.17%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (4.94%) IBM InfoSphere
10 4 (4.94%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (2.47%) DataStage
12 2 (2.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (2.47%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 1 (1.23%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Maven
2 8 (9.88%) Subversion
3 7 (8.64%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.94%) ERwin
5 4 (4.94%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (3.70%) JUnit
6 3 (3.70%) Log4j
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (3.70%) Selenium
7 2 (2.47%) JDeveloper
7 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 2 (2.47%) XMLSpy
8 1 (1.23%) Ant
8 1 (1.23%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (1.23%) PVCS
8 1 (1.23%) Toad
8 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.23%) German Language
4 1 (1.23%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.23%) Law
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (45.68%) Developer
2 18 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
3 12 (14.81%) DBA
3 12 (14.81%) Oracle DBA
4 10 (12.35%) Analyst
4 10 (12.35%) Architect
4 10 (12.35%) Java Developer
5 9 (11.11%) Consultant
5 9 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 8 (9.88%) PL/SQL Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Data Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Applications Support
9 4 (4.94%) Administrator
9 4 (4.94%) Data Modeller
9 4 (4.94%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Applications Consultant
10 3 (3.70%) Applications Support Consultant
10 3 (3.70%) SQL DBA
10 3 (3.70%) Support Consultant
10 3 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) Hibernate
1 13 (16.05%) XML
2 10 (12.35%) Java EE
2 10 (12.35%) JPA
3 9 (11.11%) Drools
3 9 (11.11%) jBPM
3 9 (11.11%) JMS
3 9 (11.11%) XSD
4 8 (9.88%) Web Services
5 7 (8.64%) HTML
6 6 (7.41%) .NET
6 6 (7.41%) Apache Camel
6 6 (7.41%) CSS
6 6 (7.41%) Spring
7 5 (6.17%) J2EE
7 5 (6.17%) jQuery
8 4 (4.94%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (4.94%) JDBC
8 4 (4.94%) Middleware
8 4 (4.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.70%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.47%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.23%) Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) iPad
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Exalogic
5 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Windows
2 10 (12.35%) Linux
3 7 (8.64%) Unix
4 5 (6.17%) Solaris
5 3 (3.70%) AIX
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.35%) Mentoring
2 10 (12.35%) Scrum
2 10 (12.35%) SOA
3 9 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 9 (11.11%) ITIL
3 9 (11.11%) Open Source
4 8 (9.88%) ETL
5 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (8.64%) Migration
6 6 (7.41%) Analytics
6 6 (7.41%) Open Source Development
6 6 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (7.41%) TDD
7 5 (6.17%) UML
8 4 (4.94%) Change Data Capture
8 4 (4.94%) Data Analysis
8 4 (4.94%) ETL Development
8 4 (4.94%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 43 (53.09%) SQL
2 33 (40.74%) PL/SQL
3 25 (30.86%) Java
4 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.94%) C#
6 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.23%) PHP
7 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.23%) HND
4 1 (1.23%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.23%) OCP
4 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.23%) COBIT
3 1 (1.23%) GDPR
3 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Data Guard
1 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Flashback
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.47%) Puppet
3 1 (1.23%) Ansible
3 1 (1.23%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 81 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (12.35%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.17%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (4.94%) IBM
4 4 (4.94%) Netezza
4 4 (4.94%) Talend
5 3 (3.70%) Informatica
5 3 (3.70%) Northgate
6 2 (2.47%) CA
6 2 (2.47%) Citrix
6 2 (2.47%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.47%) Cognos
6 2 (2.47%) EnterpriseDB
6 2 (2.47%) Guidewire
6 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.47%) Tableau
6 2 (2.47%) Teradata
6 2 (2.47%) VMware
7 1 (1.23%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.23%) Open-E