Period
to 1 June 2020

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 1 June 2020 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
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 101 109
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 -35
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 18 77 106
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Scotland 0.70% 1.74% 2.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.52% 8.14% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 40 56
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £318 £348 £265
90th Percentile £493 £564 £494
UK median daily rate £453 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +0.56% +2.80% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.70 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £39.87 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.21% -0.33% -

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 398 946 1,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.52% 21.34% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 533 647
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £307 £313 £285
90th Percentile £578 £556 £506
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £473
% change year-on-year +3.16% +0.53% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Median hourly rate £38.20 £18.75 £10.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.73% +80.20% -40.17%
10th Percentile £20.18 £11.55 £10.04
90th Percentile £53.06 £35.00 £91.52
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year - +1.45% +15.36%

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Oracle Database as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in Scotland

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle Database in Scotland.

Daily rate trend for Oracle Database in Scotland

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle Database in Scotland over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in Scotland

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle Database in Scotland.

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 1 June 2020. 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
Renfrewshire - 7 £395 -
Glasgow -2 4 £488 +11.43% 2
West Lothian +3 2 £350 -
Edinburgh -4 2 - -
South Lanarkshire - 2 £395 -
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 12 (66.67%) Linux
4 11 (61.11%) Migration
5 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (38.89%) Database Security
8 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 7 (38.89%) VLDB
8 7 (38.89%) Data Guard
8 7 (38.89%) Azure
8 7 (38.89%) AWS
8 7 (38.89%) Oracle Exadata
8 7 (38.89%) Korn
8 7 (38.89%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (38.89%) HPUX
8 7 (38.89%) Perl
8 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
8 7 (38.89%) OCP
8 7 (38.89%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (27.78%) Java
9 5 (27.78%) Unix
10 4 (22.22%) CentOS
11 3 (16.67%) Public Sector
11 3 (16.67%) Java EE
11 3 (16.67%) jQuery

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 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) nginx
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) assyst
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) AWS
1 7 (38.89%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DHCP
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) IPsec
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle Exadata
3 7 (38.89%) VLDB
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.56%) Rational Rose
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Toad
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3 (16.67%) Public Sector
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) DBA
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Database Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Network Support
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Java EE
1 3 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
2 2 (11.11%) Struts
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) JAX-RS
3 1 (5.56%) JDBC
3 1 (5.56%) JSP
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) WinForms
3 1 (5.56%) WPF
3 1 (5.56%) XHTML
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) HPUX
3 5 (27.78%) Unix
4 4 (22.22%) CentOS
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Solaris
5 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Migration
2 8 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
3 7 (38.89%) Database Security
4 3 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Server Building
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Development
6 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Document Management
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) Use Case
6 1 (5.56%) Validation
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Korn
3 7 (38.89%) Perl
4 5 (27.78%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (11.11%) VB
7 1 (5.56%) C#
7 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) OCP
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Data Guard
1 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (11.11%) Nagios
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) CommVault
2 2 (11.11%) NetApp
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.11%) Remedy
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) IFS
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase