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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 55 68 74
Rank change year-on-year +13 +6  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 53 63 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.06% 2.45% 1.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.54% 12.33% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 38
Median daily rate £375 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -14.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £216 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.70 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.88 £45.50
% change year-on-year -4.47% -7.96%  

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 341 511 598
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.71% 19.84% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 304 335
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 4
Median hourly rate £17.39 £10.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.90% -78.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Oracle Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 +8 30 £363 -3.33% 4
Glasgow +7 12 £394 +47.19% 1
West Lothian +5 8 - -
Aberdeen 0 2 - -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £390 -
Oracle Database
UK

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Oracle
2 62 (56.36%) SQL
3 52 (47.27%) Java
4 38 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (32.73%) Oracle Database 12c
6 33 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 32 (29.09%) PL/SQL
8 27 (24.55%) Unix
9 22 (20.00%) Web Services
9 22 (20.00%) Scrum
10 21 (19.09%) TDD
10 21 (19.09%) Relational Database
11 18 (16.36%) Software Engineering
11 18 (16.36%) HTML
12 17 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (14.55%) CSS
13 16 (14.55%) RDBMS
14 15 (13.64%) SOA
14 15 (13.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 15 (13.64%) AngularJS
15 14 (12.73%) Change Control
15 14 (12.73%) SQL Server
15 14 (12.73%) SC Cleared
15 14 (12.73%) Security Cleared
15 14 (12.73%) Java EE
16 13 (11.82%) XML
16 13 (11.82%) Windows
16 13 (11.82%) Linux
16 13 (11.82%) Data Modelling
16 13 (11.82%) Performance Tuning

Oracle Database
Top Related 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 (13.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (10.00%) JBoss
3 5 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle Spatial
4 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.82%) Apache
5 2 (1.82%) CMS
5 2 (1.82%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.82%) IIS
6 1 (0.91%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.91%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.91%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.91%) SAS
6 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) Internet
2 2 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (0.91%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.91%) DMZ
3 1 (0.91%) LAN
3 1 (0.91%) SAN
3 1 (0.91%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (32.73%) Oracle Database 12c
2 33 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (19.09%) Relational Database
4 16 (14.55%) RDBMS
5 14 (12.73%) SQL Server
6 10 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (4.55%) DB2
9 5 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (3.64%) MS Access
10 4 (3.64%) MySQL
11 3 (2.73%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (2.73%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 2 (1.82%) Pentaho
13 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 1 (0.91%) QlikView
13 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
3 9 (8.18%) Eclipse
4 8 (7.27%) Maven
5 6 (5.45%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.55%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.55%) DbUnit
6 5 (4.55%) JUnit
6 5 (4.55%) Mockito
6 5 (4.55%) Selenium
6 5 (4.55%) SpecFlow
6 5 (4.55%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.82%) Subversion
8 1 (0.91%) ERwin
8 1 (0.91%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.91%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.91%) Toad
General
1 12 (10.91%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.55%) Billing
3 5 (4.55%) Law
4 3 (2.73%) German Language
4 3 (2.73%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.82%) Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.82%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.91%) French Language
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (43.64%) Developer
2 20 (18.18%) DBA
3 19 (17.27%) Java Developer
4 18 (16.36%) Oracle DBA
5 14 (12.73%) Oracle Developer
6 13 (11.82%) Designer
7 12 (10.91%) Analyst
8 10 (9.09%) Database Designer
9 6 (5.45%) Administrator
10 5 (4.55%) Angular Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Consultant
10 5 (4.55%) Data Analyst
10 5 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) Analyst Developer
12 3 (2.73%) Architect
12 3 (2.73%) Business Analyst
12 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 2 (1.82%) Oracle Specialist
13 2 (1.82%) Product Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.00%) Web Services
2 18 (16.36%) HTML
3 16 (14.55%) CSS
4 15 (13.64%) AngularJS
5 14 (12.73%) Java EE
6 13 (11.82%) XML
7 12 (10.91%) Middleware
7 12 (10.91%) Spring
8 11 (10.00%) Hibernate
9 9 (8.18%) Angular 2
9 9 (8.18%) SOAP
9 9 (8.18%) Spring Integration
10 8 (7.27%) .NET
10 8 (7.27%) Drools
10 8 (7.27%) jBPM
10 8 (7.27%) JPA
10 8 (7.27%) REST
11 7 (6.36%) JMS
11 7 (6.36%) XSD
11 7 (6.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.55%) Replication
4 4 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.82%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.82%) Fintech
5 2 (1.82%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.91%) HACMP
6 1 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.55%) Unix
2 13 (11.82%) Linux
2 13 (11.82%) Windows
3 7 (6.36%) AIX
4 5 (4.55%) Solaris
5 3 (2.73%) Tru64
5 3 (2.73%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.00%) Scrum
3 21 (19.09%) TDD
4 18 (16.36%) Software Engineering
5 17 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.64%) SOA
7 14 (12.73%) Change Control
8 13 (11.82%) Data Modelling
8 13 (11.82%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (10.00%) CRM
10 9 (8.18%) Data Analysis
10 9 (8.18%) Mentoring
10 9 (8.18%) Microservices
10 9 (8.18%) Test Automation
11 8 (7.27%) Configuration Management
11 8 (7.27%) ETL
11 8 (7.27%) MVC
11 8 (7.27%) OO
12 7 (6.36%) Coaching
12 7 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (56.36%) SQL
2 52 (47.27%) Java
3 32 (29.09%) PL/SQL
4 9 (8.18%) C#
5 7 (6.36%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.55%) VB
7 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.82%) Groovy
7 2 (1.82%) Jython
7 2 (1.82%) Python
8 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.73%) SC Cleared
1 14 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.36%) Degree
3 2 (1.82%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.45%) QA
2 4 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.91%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.91%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.91%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (0.91%) RACF
3 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.91%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (4.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.82%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.91%) Ansible
5 1 (0.91%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.91%) logstash
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.91%) Puppet
5 1 (0.91%) Simpana
5 1 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 110 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.73%) Compuware
4 2 (1.82%) Adobe
4 2 (1.82%) Cisco
4 2 (1.82%) EMC
4 2 (1.82%) IBM
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.82%) SAP
4 2 (1.82%) VMware
5 1 (0.91%) BEA
5 1 (0.91%) Citrix
5 1 (0.91%) CommVault
5 1 (0.91%) Dell
5 1 (0.91%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.91%) HP
5 1 (0.91%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.91%) Pega
5 1 (0.91%) Software AG
5 1 (0.91%) Sun