Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle over the 6 months to 24 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Oracle
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 14 15
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -7
Contract jobs citing Oracle 377 391 533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 7.48% 9.06% 8.59%
As % of the Vendors category 19.98% 19.79% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 222 284
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £288 £268 £275
90th Percentile £550 £450 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £43.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.32% - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £34.47 £37.00
% change year-on-year +16.06% -6.85% -1.33%

Oracle is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1887 1976 2346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.46% 45.80% 37.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 1088 1141
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -0.28% +0.29%
10th Percentile £207 £224 £213
90th Percentile £538 £488 £506
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 65 75
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £16.50 £14.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.48% +13.71% -7.99%
10th Percentile £11.16 £9.62 £8.35
90th Percentile £46.45 £45.45 £41.95
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Scotland

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Scotland

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Scotland

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Scotland

Oracle
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 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 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 0 234 £396 +13.21% 10
Glasgow -21 75 £450 +12.50% 24
Renfrewshire +41 17 £435 +40.32%
Aberdeen -8 6 £400 +18.52% 1
Stirling -6 4 £438 -2.78%
Dundee +1 2 - -
South Ayrshire 0 2 £225 -10.00%
Highlands - 2 £250 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £375 -
Perth and Kinross -3 1 £388 +3.33% 1
South Lanarkshire -6 1 £300 -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 - -
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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.

1 158 (41.91%) SQL
2 130 (34.48%) Finance
3 120 (31.83%) Java
4 115 (30.50%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (21.49%) Oracle Database
6 66 (17.51%) Linux
7 64 (16.98%) PL/SQL
8 59 (15.65%) Windows
9 57 (15.12%) Web Services
10 52 (13.79%) JavaScript
11 50 (13.26%) HTML
12 49 (13.00%) SQL Server
13 44 (11.67%) Banking
14 42 (11.14%) Scrum
14 42 (11.14%) Data Warehouse
15 41 (10.88%) Test Automation
16 40 (10.61%) Git (software)
17 38 (10.08%) SOA
17 38 (10.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 37 (9.81%) Spring
19 34 (9.02%) .NET
19 34 (9.02%) Unix
20 33 (8.75%) CSS
20 33 (8.75%) Jenkins
20 33 (8.75%) Relational Database
21 31 (8.22%) Tomcat
21 31 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
22 30 (7.96%) C#
22 30 (7.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 29 (7.69%) Degree

Oracle
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 38 (10.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 31 (8.22%) Tomcat
3 22 (5.84%) JBoss
4 16 (4.24%) IIS
5 15 (3.98%) Apache
6 10 (2.65%) SAS
7 8 (2.12%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.12%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.33%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.53%) CICS
10 2 (0.53%) CMS
10 2 (0.53%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.27%) Mule
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (3.18%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (2.65%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (2.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.80%) HFM
6 3 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.53%) assyst
7 2 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.53%) Primavera
7 2 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.27%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.18%) GitHub
3 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.80%) IaaS
4 3 (0.80%) PaaS
4 3 (0.80%) SaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.27%) Boomi
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) npm
5 1 (0.27%) Office 365
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.51%) Firewall
2 10 (2.65%) Internet
3 4 (1.06%) DNS
4 3 (0.80%) LDAP
4 3 (0.80%) SSL
5 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.27%) AMQP
6 1 (0.27%) DHCP
6 1 (0.27%) HTTP
6 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.27%) NAS
6 1 (0.27%) Network Security
6 1 (0.27%) SAN
6 1 (0.27%) SMS
6 1 (0.27%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (21.49%) Oracle Database
2 49 (13.00%) SQL Server
3 42 (11.14%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (8.75%) Relational Database
5 28 (7.43%) MySQL
6 27 (7.16%) Oracle Reports
7 23 (6.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 22 (5.84%) Hadoop
8 22 (5.84%) RDBMS
9 17 (4.51%) PowerCenter
10 16 (4.24%) Oracle BI EE
10 16 (4.24%) Oracle Database 12c
11 14 (3.71%) Big Data
12 12 (3.18%) DB2
13 11 (2.92%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (2.39%) MongoDB
15 8 (2.12%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (2.12%) BusinessObjects XI
15 8 (2.12%) Oracle Exadata
15 8 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (10.61%) Git (software)
2 33 (8.75%) Jenkins
3 28 (7.43%) Maven
4 21 (5.57%) JUnit
5 18 (4.77%) Selenium
6 15 (3.98%) Cucumber
7 13 (3.45%) Mockito
8 12 (3.18%) GitLab
8 12 (3.18%) Oracle Forms
8 12 (3.18%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (2.65%) Subversion
10 7 (1.86%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (1.33%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.33%) JIRA
12 5 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.06%) Ant
13 4 (1.06%) ERwin
13 4 (1.06%) Log4j
13 4 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 130 (34.48%) Finance
2 44 (11.67%) Banking
3 9 (2.39%) Publishing
4 5 (1.33%) Law
4 5 (1.33%) Retail Banking
5 3 (0.80%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.80%) Local Government
6 2 (0.53%) Billing
6 2 (0.53%) Legal
6 2 (0.53%) Marketing
6 2 (0.53%) Retail
6 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Electronics
7 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (35.01%) Developer
2 78 (20.69%) Analyst
3 46 (12.20%) Java Developer
4 38 (10.08%) Consultant
5 37 (9.81%) Architect
6 36 (9.55%) Oracle Developer
7 34 (9.02%) Business Analyst
8 24 (6.37%) SQL Developer
9 18 (4.77%) Data Architect
10 16 (4.24%) .NET Developer
10 16 (4.24%) DBA
10 16 (4.24%) PL/SQL Developer
11 14 (3.71%) Applications Support
12 13 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
12 13 (3.45%) Informatica Developer
12 13 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
12 13 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
13 12 (3.18%) Java Engineer
14 11 (2.92%) Designer
14 11 (2.92%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (15.12%) Web Services
2 50 (13.26%) HTML
3 37 (9.81%) Spring
4 34 (9.02%) .NET
5 33 (8.75%) CSS
6 27 (7.16%) AngularJS
6 27 (7.16%) XML
7 26 (6.90%) Hibernate
8 21 (5.57%) JSON
9 20 (5.31%) jQuery
10 18 (4.77%) JPA
11 16 (4.24%) REST
12 15 (3.98%) J2EE
12 15 (3.98%) JMS
12 15 (3.98%) RESTful
13 14 (3.71%) Java EE
14 12 (3.18%) Drools
14 12 (3.18%) JMX
15 11 (2.92%) ASP.NET
15 11 (2.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.31%) Computer Science
3 13 (3.45%) User Experience
4 8 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.33%) Credit Risk
5 5 (1.33%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.06%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.06%) PKI
6 4 (1.06%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.80%) Fintech
7 3 (0.80%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.80%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.53%) Clustering
8 2 (0.53%) DataPower
8 2 (0.53%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.27%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 66 (17.51%) Linux
2 59 (15.65%) Windows
3 34 (9.02%) Unix
4 30 (7.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.71%) Solaris
7 12 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.33%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.06%) AIX
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (30.50%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (11.14%) Scrum
3 41 (10.88%) Test Automation
4 38 (10.08%) SOA
5 31 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (7.43%) Migration
7 28 (7.43%) Project Management
7 28 (7.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (6.63%) Analytics
8 25 (6.63%) Web Development
9 23 (6.10%) ETL
10 22 (5.84%) Data Modelling
11 21 (5.57%) ERP
12 20 (5.31%) Data Analysis
12 20 (5.31%) Open Source
12 20 (5.31%) Software Engineering
13 19 (5.04%) Mentoring
14 16 (4.24%) OO
14 16 (4.24%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (41.91%) SQL
2 120 (31.83%) Java
3 64 (16.98%) PL/SQL
4 52 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 30 (7.96%) C#
6 20 (5.31%) Perl
7 17 (4.51%) Python
8 13 (3.45%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.12%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.59%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.06%) C++
11 4 (1.06%) PHP
11 4 (1.06%) Scala
11 4 (1.06%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.80%) VB
12 3 (0.80%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.80%) VB6
13 2 (0.53%) COBOL
14 1 (0.27%) C
14 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (7.69%) Degree
2 16 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.39%) ISEB
5 7 (1.86%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.59%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.80%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.53%) CIMA
9 2 (0.53%) HND
9 2 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.53%) OCP
9 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.27%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.71%) GDPR
2 13 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 13 (3.45%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.39%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.59%) SLA
5 5 (1.33%) QA
6 1 (0.27%) COBIT
6 1 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.27%) EMIR
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.27%) MiFID
6 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.80%) NFS
2 3 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.53%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.27%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.27%) Postfix
4 1 (0.27%) Samba
4 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (3.98%) Ansible
2 14 (3.71%) Puppet
3 10 (2.65%) IBM BigFix
3 10 (2.65%) SCCM
3 10 (2.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.80%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (0.80%) Netcool
4 3 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.80%) SCOM
4 3 (0.80%) WMI
5 2 (0.53%) CA Endevor
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle Flashback
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 28 (7.43%) Informatica
2 26 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.37%) Red Hat
4 22 (5.84%) IBM
5 21 (5.57%) Teradata
6 16 (4.24%) SAP
7 13 (3.45%) HP
7 13 (3.45%) JD Edwards
8 11 (2.92%) Dell
8 11 (2.92%) Symantec
9 8 (2.12%) Hyperion
9 8 (2.12%) MicroStrategy
10 7 (1.86%) Cognos
10 7 (1.86%) Sybase
10 7 (1.86%) VMware
11 6 (1.59%) Perforce
11 6 (1.59%) Tableau
11 6 (1.59%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.33%) Northgate
12 5 (1.33%) Salesforce.com