Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 15 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 455 371 432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.49% 7.64% 8.79%
As % of the Vendors category 22.45% 20.26% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 219 238
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £262
90th Percentile £575 £546 £463
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £43.39 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.86% +3.31% -
10th Percentile £26.00 £43.39 £28.00
90th Percentile £34.00 £43.39 £43.88
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £32.66
% change year-on-year +5.26% +16.37% -6.70%

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 2,027 1,831 2,286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.81% 37.72% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,057 1,001 1,230
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £213 £213 £227
90th Percentile £538 £538 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 65 91
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £26.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.62% -27.78% +171.70%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.60 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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
Glasgow +21 214 £465 +3.33% 29
Edinburgh -7 196 £400 +3.23% 37
Renfrewshire -25 14 £313 -28.16%
West Lothian - 11 £286 - 8
West Dunbartonshire +4 4 £400 +6.67%
Fife - 2 £394 - 2
Lothian - 2 - -
Aberdeen +8 1 - - 3
Stirling -3 1 £450 +2.86%
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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.

1 240 (52.75%) SQL
2 214 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (41.98%) Java
4 149 (32.75%) Finance
5 123 (27.03%) Oracle Database
6 101 (22.20%) Relational Database
7 97 (21.32%) SQL Server
8 89 (19.56%) Spring
9 83 (18.24%) Linux
10 75 (16.48%) AngularJS
11 71 (15.60%) MongoDB
12 68 (14.95%) PL/SQL
13 67 (14.73%) ETL
14 65 (14.29%) NoSQL
15 64 (14.07%) DevOps
16 63 (13.85%) Scrum
16 63 (13.85%) Unix
17 62 (13.63%) Migration
17 62 (13.63%) REST
18 60 (13.19%) Microservices
18 60 (13.19%) JavaScript
19 59 (12.97%) MySQL
19 59 (12.97%) SOAP
20 58 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
21 57 (12.53%) Python
22 56 (12.31%) RDBMS
23 55 (12.09%) Perl
24 54 (11.87%) HTML
24 54 (11.87%) Windows
24 54 (11.87%) Oracle Database 12c

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 21 (4.62%) Confluence
1 21 (4.62%) Tomcat
2 20 (4.40%) Apache
3 9 (1.98%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.98%) SAS
4 8 (1.76%) JBoss
5 7 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (1.54%) WildFly
6 4 (0.88%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.88%) IIS
7 3 (0.66%) Mule
7 3 (0.66%) Mule ESB
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.44%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.22%) GemFire
9 1 (0.22%) nginx
9 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 23 (5.05%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.42%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (2.20%) AquaLogic BPM
3 10 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (2.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.88%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 4 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.44%) Sonata
6 2 (0.44%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.22%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.22%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.40%) GitHub
3 9 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.98%) SaaS
4 5 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (1.10%) PaaS
5 4 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.88%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.88%) IaaS
5 4 (0.88%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.66%) Datadog
6 3 (0.66%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 2 (0.44%) Boomi
7 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.44%) Office 365
7 2 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.22%) npm
8 1 (0.22%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.54%) Firewall
2 5 (1.10%) AMQP
3 4 (0.88%) FTP
3 4 (0.88%) Internet
3 4 (0.88%) SAN
4 3 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.44%) Calico
5 2 (0.44%) DNS
5 2 (0.44%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.22%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.22%) LAN
6 1 (0.22%) Network Security
6 1 (0.22%) VLAN
6 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (27.03%) Oracle Database
2 101 (22.20%) Relational Database
3 97 (21.32%) SQL Server
4 71 (15.60%) MongoDB
5 65 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 59 (12.97%) MySQL
7 56 (12.31%) RDBMS
8 54 (11.87%) Oracle Database 12c
9 35 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 34 (7.47%) Data Warehouse
11 31 (6.81%) DB2
11 31 (6.81%) Hadoop
12 16 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (3.52%) ArangoDB
12 16 (3.52%) Neo4j
12 16 (3.52%) Oracle Database 10g
12 16 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (3.08%) Big Data
14 13 (2.86%) Informix
15 12 (2.64%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 48 (10.55%) Jenkins
2 43 (9.45%) JIRA
2 43 (9.45%) Oracle Forms
3 37 (8.13%) Git (software)
4 25 (5.49%) Maven
5 21 (4.62%) Subversion
6 18 (3.96%) JUnit
7 12 (2.64%) Bitbucket
8 10 (2.20%) Gradle
9 8 (1.76%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.76%) Selenium
9 8 (1.76%) TeamCity
10 7 (1.54%) IntelliJ
10 7 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
11 6 (1.32%) Hudson
11 6 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (1.10%) Artifactory
12 5 (1.10%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.10%) Mockito
12 5 (1.10%) ProC
General
1 149 (32.75%) Finance
2 45 (9.89%) Banking
3 18 (3.96%) Retail
4 10 (2.20%) Front Office
5 9 (1.98%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.88%) Legal
7 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.66%) Marketing
7 3 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.22%) Advertising
9 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 197 (43.30%) Developer
2 66 (14.51%) Java Developer
3 59 (12.97%) Architect
4 32 (7.03%) Oracle Developer
5 29 (6.37%) Full Stack Developer
6 28 (6.15%) Analyst
6 28 (6.15%) DBA
7 27 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
8 24 (5.27%) Consultant
9 23 (5.05%) Applications Support
10 22 (4.84%) Applications Engineer
10 22 (4.84%) Applications Support Engineer
10 22 (4.84%) SQL Developer
10 22 (4.84%) Support Engineer
11 17 (3.74%) Ab Initio Developer
12 16 (3.52%) Administrator
13 15 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
14 12 (2.64%) Project Manager
14 12 (2.64%) Senior Developer
15 11 (2.42%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (19.56%) Spring
2 75 (16.48%) AngularJS
3 62 (13.63%) REST
4 59 (12.97%) SOAP
5 54 (11.87%) HTML
6 47 (10.33%) CSS
7 44 (9.67%) XML
8 40 (8.79%) Web Services
9 38 (8.35%) HTML5
9 38 (8.35%) React
10 37 (8.13%) .NET
11 35 (7.69%) Hibernate
12 27 (5.93%) Node.js
13 25 (5.49%) CSS3
14 23 (5.05%) JMS
15 21 (4.62%) JSON
16 18 (3.96%) jQuery
17 17 (3.74%) Apache Camel
17 17 (3.74%) J2EE
17 17 (3.74%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.86%) Derivative
4 12 (2.64%) Cyberthreat
5 10 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (2.20%) Reference Data
5 10 (2.20%) User Experience
6 9 (1.98%) Private Cloud
7 7 (1.54%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.32%) Clustering
8 6 (1.32%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (1.32%) Replication
8 6 (1.32%) Wiki
9 5 (1.10%) IVR
10 4 (0.88%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.88%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.88%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 83 (18.24%) Linux
2 63 (13.85%) Unix
3 54 (11.87%) Windows
4 17 (3.74%) Solaris
5 12 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.54%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.32%) AIX
8 4 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.44%) HPUX
9 2 (0.44%) zOS
10 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (14.73%) ETL
3 64 (14.07%) DevOps
4 63 (13.85%) Scrum
5 62 (13.63%) Migration
6 60 (13.19%) Microservices
7 58 (12.75%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (10.11%) Test Automation
9 39 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (7.69%) Data Migration
11 34 (7.47%) OO
12 32 (7.03%) Software Engineering
13 31 (6.81%) Waterfall
14 30 (6.59%) Data Modelling
15 29 (6.37%) Analytics
16 28 (6.15%) Kanban
17 27 (5.93%) Enterprise Architecture
17 27 (5.93%) Software Delivery
18 26 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
19 25 (5.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 240 (52.75%) SQL
2 191 (41.98%) Java
3 68 (14.95%) PL/SQL
4 60 (13.19%) JavaScript
5 57 (12.53%) Python
6 55 (12.09%) Perl
7 40 (8.79%) Shell Script
8 23 (5.05%) Bash Shell
8 23 (5.05%) C#
9 21 (4.62%) PHP
10 17 (3.74%) Ruby
11 16 (3.52%) Go
12 11 (2.42%) XPath
13 9 (1.98%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.76%) Java 8
15 7 (1.54%) R
16 6 (1.32%) C
17 5 (1.10%) C++
17 5 (1.10%) PROC SQL
17 5 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (6.15%) Degree
2 26 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 16 (3.52%) CISM
4 16 (3.52%) CISSP
5 14 (3.08%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.10%) SAS Certification
8 4 (0.88%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.44%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.22%) ACHDS
11 1 (0.22%) ACTC
11 1 (0.22%) CITP
11 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.22%) MCDST
11 1 (0.22%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.15%) GDPR
2 21 (4.62%) QA
3 16 (3.52%) FINRA
4 8 (1.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (1.76%) SLA
5 6 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.32%) PMO
6 1 (0.22%) EMIR
6 1 (0.22%) PSD2
System Software
1 13 (2.86%) Docker
2 5 (1.10%) HDFS
2 5 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.66%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.44%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.22%) Samba
6 1 (0.22%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (4.40%) Terraform
2 19 (4.18%) Ansible
3 12 (2.64%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (1.98%) Puppet
5 7 (1.54%) Data Guard
5 7 (1.54%) Kubernetes
6 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 6 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.88%) Control-M
8 4 (0.88%) Nagios
8 4 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.88%) Oracle Flashback
9 2 (0.44%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.44%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.44%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.44%) Packer
10 1 (0.22%) Grafana
10 1 (0.22%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (9.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.62%) Sybase
3 19 (4.18%) Ab Initio
4 17 (3.74%) IBM
4 17 (3.74%) Teradata
5 16 (3.52%) Cloudera
5 16 (3.52%) Hortonworks
5 16 (3.52%) McAfee
5 16 (3.52%) Symantec
5 16 (3.52%) Varonis
6 14 (3.08%) Informatica
7 11 (2.42%) Talend
8 9 (1.98%) VMware
9 7 (1.54%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.32%) Citrix
10 6 (1.32%) Google
10 6 (1.32%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.32%) Veritas
11 5 (1.10%) NetApp