Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 100 107
Rank change year-on-year -12 +7 -19
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 61 115 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.45% 2.11% 1.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.98% 10.24% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 71 40
Scotland median daily rate £450 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% +11.94%
10th Percentile £355 £319 £234
90th Percentile £560 £563 £500
UK median daily rate £454 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +6.82% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.00 £43.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.34% -
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +17.14% -15.15% +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 874 1,123 1,011
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.73% 20.58% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 642 542
Scotland median daily rate £430 £404 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.50% +4.19% +10.71%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 11
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £16.25 £43.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -62.55% +20.53%
10th Percentile £9.80 £10.12 £13.65
90th Percentile £35.00 £34.25 £195.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £29.56
% change year-on-year +21.74% -2.74% -1.27%

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 September 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 20 September 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 +22 42 £450 +12.50% 1
Glasgow -22 18 £498 -2.51% 6
West Lothian +3 1 - - 2
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 61 (100.00%) Oracle
2 51 (83.61%) SQL
3 31 (50.82%) PL/SQL
4 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (39.34%) Linux
6 19 (31.15%) Java
7 17 (27.87%) Unix
7 17 (27.87%) Banking
8 13 (21.31%) Azure
8 13 (21.31%) Public Sector
9 12 (19.67%) Relational Database
9 12 (19.67%) Oracle Database 12c
9 12 (19.67%) Oracle APEX
9 12 (19.67%) RDBMS
9 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
10 11 (18.03%) JIRA
10 11 (18.03%) Finance
10 11 (18.03%) AWS
11 10 (16.39%) Data Analysis
11 10 (16.39%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (14.75%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (14.75%) Python
12 9 (14.75%) Confluence
12 9 (14.75%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (14.75%) DevOps
12 9 (14.75%) GitHub
13 8 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling
13 8 (13.11%) ETL

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 (14.75%) Confluence
2 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.92%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Sonata
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) Azure
2 11 (18.03%) AWS
3 9 (14.75%) GitHub
4 7 (11.48%) PaaS
4 7 (11.48%) SaaS
5 2 (3.28%) Office 365
6 1 (1.64%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) SAN
2 2 (3.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 12 (19.67%) RDBMS
1 12 (19.67%) Relational Database
2 9 (14.75%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (13.11%) MySQL
3 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.20%) MariaDB
4 5 (8.20%) Spatial Data
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.64%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.64%) DataStage
7 1 (1.64%) GIS
7 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.64%) Power BI
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Oracle APEX
2 11 (18.03%) JIRA
3 10 (16.39%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
4 7 (11.48%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.28%) Toad
8 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.64%) ERwin
8 1 (1.64%) Hudson
8 1 (1.64%) JUnit
8 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 17 (27.87%) Banking
2 13 (21.31%) Public Sector
3 11 (18.03%) Finance
4 3 (4.92%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Developer
2 16 (26.23%) Oracle Developer
3 12 (19.67%) DBA
3 12 (19.67%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (11.48%) Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Architect
6 4 (6.56%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Data Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Designer
7 3 (4.92%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Designer
7 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Database Developer
8 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.28%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) XML
2 6 (9.84%) .NET
3 4 (6.56%) JSON
3 4 (6.56%) Web Services
4 3 (4.92%) HTML
4 3 (4.92%) Middleware
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (4.92%) REST
4 3 (4.92%) SOAP
4 3 (4.92%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (3.28%) JDBC
5 2 (3.28%) WinForms
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.64%) J2EE
6 1 (1.64%) JMS
6 1 (1.64%) JSP
6 1 (1.64%) RESTful
6 1 (1.64%) Servlets
6 1 (1.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Clustering
3 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.28%) Replication
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Licensing
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) Linux
2 17 (27.87%) Unix
3 6 (9.84%) Windows
4 5 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.20%) Solaris
5 3 (4.92%) AIX
5 3 (4.92%) Mac OS
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.39%) Data Analysis
3 9 (14.75%) DevOps
3 9 (14.75%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling
4 8 (13.11%) ETL
4 8 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.48%) Wealth Management
6 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (9.84%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (8.20%) Decision-Making
7 5 (8.20%) Loose Coupling
7 5 (8.20%) SDLC
8 3 (4.92%) Migration
8 3 (4.92%) Project Management
8 3 (4.92%) Scrum
8 3 (4.92%) Use Case
8 3 (4.92%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 51 (83.61%) SQL
2 31 (50.82%) PL/SQL
3 19 (31.15%) Java
4 9 (14.75%) Python
5 7 (11.48%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.56%) C#
7 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.64%) Java 8
9 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) ISEB
2 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) OCA
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (8.20%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.20%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) Kubernetes
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.28%) HP ALM
3 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.48%) Atlassian
4 6 (9.84%) Citrix
4 6 (9.84%) VMware
5 5 (8.20%) IBM
5 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.56%) Cognos
7 3 (4.92%) Dell
7 3 (4.92%) EMC
7 3 (4.92%) Symantec
8 2 (3.28%) HP
8 2 (3.28%) Informatica
8 2 (3.28%) Veritas
9 1 (1.64%) FNZ
9 1 (1.64%) Talend
9 1 (1.64%) Vermilion