Period
to 17 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 105 60
Rank change year-on-year +14 -45 +11
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 95 84 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.00% 1.77% 3.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.83% 9.00% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 50 78
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.96% -10.33%
10th Percentile £325 £258 £286
90th Percentile £578 £500 £425
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Scotland median hourly rate - - £52.09
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £30.58 £40.00
% change year-on-year +32.46% -23.56% -

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 966 933 872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.35% 19.61% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 553 469
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £308 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £511 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 26
Scotland median hourly rate £14.00 £24.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% -42.86% +68.00%
10th Percentile £11.88 £12.77 £10.34
90th Percentile £34.13 £46.41 £52.09
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £30.95 £28.18
% change year-on-year +5.01% +9.83% -7.61%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +10 56 £400 +9.59% 4
Glasgow +1 31 £450 +12.50% 10
West Lothian +12 8 £288 - 2
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 95 (100.00%) Oracle
2 54 (56.84%) SQL
3 40 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (40.00%) Java
5 35 (36.84%) Oracle Database 11g
5 35 (36.84%) Oracle Database 12c
6 28 (29.47%) MongoDB
7 24 (25.26%) PL/SQL
7 24 (25.26%) Migration
8 22 (23.16%) Unix
9 20 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 19 (20.00%) ETL
10 19 (20.00%) Banking
11 18 (18.95%) Finance
12 16 (16.84%) Spring
12 16 (16.84%) Relational Database
13 15 (15.79%) Linux
13 15 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (14.74%) Oracle Forms
14 14 (14.74%) Web Services
15 13 (13.68%) RDBMS
16 12 (12.63%) XML
17 11 (11.58%) Data Modelling
17 11 (11.58%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (11.58%) Hibernate
17 11 (11.58%) Investment Banking
17 11 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (11.58%) Data Migration
17 11 (11.58%) NoSQL
17 11 (11.58%) Performance Tuning

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 10 (10.53%) JBoss
2 7 (7.37%) Apache
2 7 (7.37%) Confluence
3 5 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.21%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (4.21%) WildFly
5 3 (3.16%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (2.11%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.05%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.05%) CMS
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) AquaLogic BPM
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (36.84%) Oracle Database 11g
1 35 (36.84%) Oracle Database 12c
2 28 (29.47%) MongoDB
3 20 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 16 (16.84%) Relational Database
5 15 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (13.68%) RDBMS
7 11 (11.58%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (11.58%) NoSQL
8 10 (10.53%) Informix
8 10 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (6.32%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (5.26%) DB2
11 3 (3.16%) Hadoop
11 3 (3.16%) MySQL
11 3 (3.16%) PowerCenter
11 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (2.11%) MariaDB
12 2 (2.11%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 14 (14.74%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (8.42%) JIRA
2 8 (8.42%) Maven
3 7 (7.37%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.37%) JUnit
3 7 (7.37%) Subversion
4 6 (6.32%) Eclipse
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (5.26%) Hudson
6 3 (3.16%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.16%) DbUnit
6 3 (3.16%) ERwin
6 3 (3.16%) Mockito
6 3 (3.16%) Selenium
6 3 (3.16%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.11%) MagicDraw
8 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.05%) JMeter
General
1 19 (20.00%) Banking
2 18 (18.95%) Finance
3 11 (11.58%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.26%) Retail
5 2 (2.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.05%) Back Office
6 1 (1.05%) Billing
6 1 (1.05%) Front Office
6 1 (1.05%) Law
6 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (48.42%) Developer
2 23 (24.21%) DBA
3 18 (18.95%) Java Developer
4 13 (13.68%) Oracle DBA
5 12 (12.63%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (11.58%) Architect
7 7 (7.37%) Administrator
8 6 (6.32%) Senior DBA
8 6 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (5.26%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Ab Initio Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) Lead Architect
11 3 (3.16%) MongoDB DBA
11 3 (3.16%) PL/SQL Developer
11 3 (3.16%) PostgreSQL DBA
11 3 (3.16%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.11%) Informatica Developer
12 2 (2.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.84%) Spring
2 14 (14.74%) Web Services
3 12 (12.63%) XML
4 11 (11.58%) Hibernate
5 10 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 9 (9.47%) REST
6 9 (9.47%) SOAP
7 6 (6.32%) HTML
8 5 (5.26%) CSS
8 5 (5.26%) J2EE
8 5 (5.26%) Java EE
8 5 (5.26%) JSTL
8 5 (5.26%) React
8 5 (5.26%) Servlets
9 4 (4.21%) .NET
9 4 (4.21%) JSP
9 4 (4.21%) Node.js
9 4 (4.21%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (4.21%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (4.21%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (9.47%) Private Cloud
2 7 (7.37%) Clustering
3 6 (6.32%) User Experience
4 5 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.21%) Oracle Licensing
5 4 (4.21%) Replication
6 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.05%) Derivative
6 1 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.05%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) NHS
6 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.16%) Unix
2 15 (15.79%) Linux
3 8 (8.42%) Solaris
4 4 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.11%) AIX
5 2 (2.11%) Tru64
6 1 (1.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.26%) Migration
3 19 (20.00%) ETL
4 11 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (11.58%) Data Migration
4 11 (11.58%) Data Modelling
4 11 (11.58%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (10.53%) Database Security
5 10 (10.53%) Database Tuning
5 10 (10.53%) Microservices
6 9 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (9.47%) DevOps
6 9 (9.47%) Scrum
6 9 (9.47%) TDD
6 9 (9.47%) Visualisation
7 8 (8.42%) Test Automation
8 7 (7.37%) Data Analysis
9 6 (6.32%) Analytics
9 6 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.32%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 54 (56.84%) SQL
2 38 (40.00%) Java
3 24 (25.26%) PL/SQL
4 8 (8.42%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.26%) Clojure
6 4 (4.21%) C#
6 4 (4.21%) Python
7 3 (3.16%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.11%) VBA
9 1 (1.05%) C++
9 1 (1.05%) Perl
9 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.05%) Ruby
9 1 (1.05%) VB
9 1 (1.05%) VB6
9 1 (1.05%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.05%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) Degree
3 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) QA
2 6 (6.32%) Data Quality
3 4 (4.21%) PMO
4 3 (3.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (2.11%) GDPR
5 2 (2.11%) PA-DSS
5 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.11%) Docker
2 2 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 3 (3.16%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.11%) Ansible
4 2 (2.11%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.05%) Grafana
5 1 (1.05%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.05%) Puppet
5 1 (1.05%) SCOM
5 1 (1.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 95 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (7.37%) Informatica
2 7 (7.37%) Talend
3 4 (4.21%) Ab Initio
3 4 (4.21%) NetApp
3 4 (4.21%) Teradata
4 3 (3.16%) CA
4 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.16%) Tableau
5 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.05%) Delphix
6 1 (1.05%) EMC
6 1 (1.05%) IBM
6 1 (1.05%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (1.05%) Open-E
6 1 (1.05%) SAP
6 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.05%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.05%) Synology
6 1 (1.05%) Veritas