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 3 months to 27 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.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle
UK / Scotland
Rank 23 12 14
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 121 266 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.90% 10.26% 9.26%
As % of the Vendors category 15.92% 25.19% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 154 153
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £529 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £52.17 - £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +3.89%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 760 1056 1081
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.35% 40.74% 36.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 583 585
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £484 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 37
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.23% +168.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.64 £13.80 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Scotland

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 27 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 -9 68 £375 -11.24% 15
Glasgow -10 31 £355 +9.23% 7
West Lothian -1 8 £525 +40.00%
Aberdeen -4 4 £400 -18.36% 1
South Lanarkshire - 3 £390 -
Renfrewshire +16 1 £340 +1.49% 1
Stirling +7 1 £475 -
Dundee - 1 £205 - 1
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 147 (51.94%) SQL
2 109 (38.52%) Oracle Database
3 99 (34.98%) Java
4 77 (27.21%) Finance
5 70 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (24.03%) PL/SQL
7 55 (19.43%) SQL Server
8 53 (18.73%) Unix
9 41 (14.49%) Scrum
10 40 (14.13%) Linux
11 37 (13.07%) Oracle Database 12c
12 35 (12.37%) Relational Database
12 35 (12.37%) Web Services
13 34 (12.01%) Windows
13 34 (12.01%) Oracle Database 11g
14 31 (10.95%) AngularJS
15 30 (10.60%) Security Cleared
16 28 (9.89%) JBoss
16 28 (9.89%) HTML
17 27 (9.54%) Business Intelligence
18 26 (9.19%) RDBMS
18 26 (9.19%) ETL
18 26 (9.19%) BusinessObjects
18 26 (9.19%) Banking
19 25 (8.83%) Data Warehouse
19 25 (8.83%) CSS
20 24 (8.48%) Solaris
20 24 (8.48%) TDD
20 24 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
20 24 (8.48%) SC Cleared

Oracle
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 28 (9.89%) JBoss
2 20 (7.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (4.59%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.89%) Apache
5 10 (3.53%) WebLogic
5 10 (3.53%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.83%) CMS
7 6 (2.12%) SAS
8 5 (1.77%) CICS
8 5 (1.77%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (1.77%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.41%) Oracle Spatial
9 4 (1.41%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.06%) IIS
10 3 (1.06%) SugarCRM
11 2 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.71%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.71%) iPlanet
11 2 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (2.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) MS Office
2 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.35%) MS Project
2 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.53%) SAP BPC
1 10 (3.53%) SAP MII
2 9 (3.18%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (2.12%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (1.77%) Sonata
5 4 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.71%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Utilities
6 2 (0.71%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 2 (0.71%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.35%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.71%) PaaS
3 2 (0.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.30%) Internet
2 7 (2.47%) SAN
3 6 (2.12%) Firewall
4 3 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.06%) WAN
5 2 (0.71%) DNS
5 2 (0.71%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.71%) LAN
5 2 (0.71%) SSL
5 2 (0.71%) VoIP
6 1 (0.35%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.35%) DMZ
6 1 (0.35%) HTTP
6 1 (0.35%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.35%) LDAP
6 1 (0.35%) NAS
6 1 (0.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (38.52%) Oracle Database
2 55 (19.43%) SQL Server
3 37 (13.07%) Oracle Database 12c
4 35 (12.37%) Relational Database
5 34 (12.01%) Oracle Database 11g
6 26 (9.19%) BusinessObjects
6 26 (9.19%) RDBMS
7 25 (8.83%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (6.01%) MySQL
9 14 (4.95%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (3.89%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (3.53%) MaxDB
11 10 (3.53%) SAP BW
12 9 (3.18%) DB2
13 8 (2.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 7 (2.47%) Oracle Exadata
14 7 (2.47%) SAP Data Services
15 6 (2.12%) Oracle9i Database
15 6 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
16 5 (1.77%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (5.30%) Oracle APEX
2 13 (4.59%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (4.24%) Maven
4 10 (3.53%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.53%) NWDI
5 9 (3.18%) Cucumber
5 9 (3.18%) Eclipse
5 9 (3.18%) Selenium
6 8 (2.83%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.12%) JIRA
8 5 (1.77%) DbUnit
8 5 (1.77%) JUnit
8 5 (1.77%) Mockito
8 5 (1.77%) PowerBuilder
8 5 (1.77%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.77%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.41%) Ant
10 3 (1.06%) Subversion
10 3 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.71%) LoadRunner
General
1 77 (27.21%) Finance
2 26 (9.19%) Banking
3 15 (5.30%) Law
4 9 (3.18%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.12%) Billing
5 6 (2.12%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.41%) Retail
7 3 (1.06%) German Language
7 3 (1.06%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.06%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Back Office
8 2 (0.71%) Legal
8 2 (0.71%) Marketing
8 2 (0.71%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.35%) French Language
9 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (37.46%) Developer
2 40 (14.13%) Analyst
2 40 (14.13%) Java Developer
3 39 (13.78%) Oracle Developer
4 27 (9.54%) Administrator
5 23 (8.13%) Consultant
6 21 (7.42%) DBA
7 19 (6.71%) Oracle DBA
8 16 (5.65%) SQL Developer
9 15 (5.30%) Architect
10 13 (4.59%) Designer
11 11 (3.89%) Business Analyst
11 11 (3.89%) Data Analyst
11 11 (3.89%) PL/SQL Developer
12 10 (3.53%) Database Designer
13 9 (3.18%) SAP Administrator
13 9 (3.18%) SAP Basis Administrator
13 9 (3.18%) Systems Analyst
14 8 (2.83%) Senior Developer
14 8 (2.83%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.37%) Web Services
2 31 (10.95%) AngularJS
3 28 (9.89%) HTML
4 25 (8.83%) CSS
5 21 (7.42%) Hibernate
6 20 (7.07%) Spring
6 20 (7.07%) XML
7 17 (6.01%) .NET
8 15 (5.30%) Java EE
9 14 (4.95%) J2EE
9 14 (4.95%) JSP
9 14 (4.95%) Middleware
10 12 (4.24%) HTML5
10 12 (4.24%) React
11 11 (3.89%) Angular 2
11 11 (3.89%) Drools
11 11 (3.89%) JPA
11 11 (3.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 10 (3.53%) REST
12 10 (3.53%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.95%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.24%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.83%) Fintech
6 7 (2.47%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.47%) Replication
7 6 (2.12%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.06%) Clustering
8 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Licensing
9 2 (0.71%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.71%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.71%) RIA
10 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.35%) HACMP
10 1 (0.35%) Life Science
10 1 (0.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (18.73%) Unix
2 40 (14.13%) Linux
3 34 (12.01%) Windows
4 24 (8.48%) Solaris
5 12 (4.24%) Oracle Linux
6 10 (3.53%) AIX
7 9 (3.18%) Windows Server
8 8 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.06%) Tru64
10 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.71%) MVS
12 1 (0.35%) HPUX
12 1 (0.35%) SUSE
12 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (14.49%) Scrum
3 27 (9.54%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (9.19%) ETL
5 24 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (8.48%) TDD
6 23 (8.13%) Data Modelling
7 22 (7.77%) Migration
7 22 (7.77%) Performance Tuning
7 22 (7.77%) Software Engineering
8 20 (7.07%) SOA
9 17 (6.01%) Data Analysis
10 16 (5.65%) CRM
11 15 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (4.95%) Change Control
13 13 (4.59%) Configuration Management
13 13 (4.59%) SDLC
13 13 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (4.24%) OO
15 11 (3.89%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 147 (51.94%) SQL
2 99 (34.98%) Java
3 68 (24.03%) PL/SQL
4 18 (6.36%) Bash Shell
4 18 (6.36%) C#
5 12 (4.24%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.24%) Python
6 11 (3.89%) Shell Script
7 9 (3.18%) Perl
8 8 (2.83%) VBA
9 6 (2.12%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.12%) VB
10 3 (1.06%) COBOL
11 2 (0.71%) C
11 2 (0.71%) Groovy
11 2 (0.71%) Jython
11 2 (0.71%) XAML
12 1 (0.35%) C-shell
12 1 (0.35%) Korn
12 1 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (10.60%) Security Cleared
2 24 (8.48%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.30%) Degree
4 4 (1.41%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.71%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.71%) EMC Certification
7 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.35%) CISSP
7 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.83%) Disclosure Scotland
1 8 (2.83%) QA
2 4 (1.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.53%) NFS
3 6 (2.12%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (1.77%) Apache Flume
4 5 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.41%) vSphere
6 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.35%) Firmware
6 1 (0.35%) GeoWebCache
6 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.35%) KVM
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.35%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.35%) RACF
6 1 (0.35%) Samba
6 1 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.35%) zsh
Systems Management
1 12 (4.24%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (2.12%) Data Guard
2 6 (2.12%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 5 (1.77%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (1.77%) logstash
3 5 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (1.77%) Puppet
4 4 (1.41%) Ansible
4 4 (1.41%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.71%) SCOM
6 2 (0.71%) Simpana
6 2 (0.71%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.35%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (8.13%) SAP
1 23 (8.13%) VMware
2 22 (7.77%) IBM
3 15 (5.30%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.95%) Red Hat
5 13 (4.59%) Sybase
6 12 (4.24%) NetApp
6 12 (4.24%) Sun
7 11 (3.89%) CommVault
8 8 (2.83%) EMC
9 6 (2.12%) Informatica
10 5 (1.77%) Canon
10 5 (1.77%) Teradata
11 4 (1.41%) AppDynamics
11 4 (1.41%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.41%) FNZ
11 4 (1.41%) Hyperion
11 4 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (1.41%) Siebel
12 3 (1.06%) Dell
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