Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 17 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 383 365 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.16% 7.76% 8.74%
As % of the Vendors category 21.74% 21.65% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 220 190
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.18% +14.36% -12.50%
10th Percentile £311 £300 £263
90th Percentile £561 £550 £438
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 9
Scotland median hourly rate £25.50 £35.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.14% -32.69% +5.24%
10th Percentile £22.00 £35.00 £35.35
90th Percentile £94.10 £35.00 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +12.68% -8.97% +4.00%

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 1,762 1,686 1,734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.54% 35.84% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 945 984 960
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -3.45%
10th Percentile £218 £202 £212
90th Percentile £538 £550 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 45 69
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.59 £10.40
90th Percentile £30.00 £38.00 £52.03
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.40% +2.53% -5.56%

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 21 January 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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 +1 202 £413 +3.13% 25
Glasgow +17 155 £425 -5.56% 29
West Lothian +8 8 £288 -44.44% 5
Renfrewshire -15 5 £250 -43.18%
Lothian - 3 - -
Aberdeen +4 2 - -
Fife - 1 £475 -
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 193 (50.39%) SQL
2 184 (48.04%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (41.78%) Java
4 109 (28.46%) Finance
5 99 (25.85%) Oracle Database
6 92 (24.02%) Relational Database
7 91 (23.76%) Spring
8 87 (22.72%) SQL Server
9 80 (20.89%) Linux
10 79 (20.63%) AngularJS
11 71 (18.54%) Unix
12 67 (17.49%) JavaScript
12 67 (17.49%) DevOps
13 66 (17.23%) ETL
13 66 (17.23%) Scrum
14 58 (15.14%) HTML
15 54 (14.10%) RDBMS
15 54 (14.10%) Test Automation
15 54 (14.10%) MongoDB
16 53 (13.84%) Banking
16 53 (13.84%) Migration
17 52 (13.58%) PL/SQL
18 51 (13.32%) CSS
19 50 (13.05%) React
20 46 (12.01%) Jenkins
20 46 (12.01%) Windows
21 45 (11.75%) Perl
22 44 (11.49%) NoSQL
23 42 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
23 42 (10.97%) Python

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 18 (4.70%) Apache
2 11 (2.87%) JBoss
3 10 (2.61%) Tomcat
4 7 (1.83%) Confluence
4 7 (1.83%) SAS
5 5 (1.31%) Mule
5 5 (1.31%) Mule ESB
6 4 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.04%) IIS
6 4 (1.04%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (1.04%) WildFly
7 3 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.78%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.52%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.26%) CMS
9 1 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.57%) AquaLogic BPM
1 6 (1.57%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.26%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.44%) GitHub
3 12 (3.13%) SaaS
4 11 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.57%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.04%) IaaS
7 4 (1.04%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.78%) Datadog
8 3 (0.78%) PaaS
9 2 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.35%) Internet
2 7 (1.83%) AMQP
2 7 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.31%) LAN
3 5 (1.31%) SAN
3 5 (1.31%) Wireless
4 4 (1.04%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.78%) Firewall
5 3 (0.78%) VPN
6 2 (0.52%) Calico
6 2 (0.52%) DNS
6 2 (0.52%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.52%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.52%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (25.85%) Oracle Database
2 92 (24.02%) Relational Database
3 87 (22.72%) SQL Server
4 54 (14.10%) MongoDB
4 54 (14.10%) RDBMS
5 44 (11.49%) NoSQL
6 40 (10.44%) MySQL
7 38 (9.92%) Data Warehouse
8 37 (9.66%) Oracle Database 12c
9 36 (9.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 25 (6.53%) DB2
11 23 (6.01%) Hadoop
12 21 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (4.18%) Oracle Database 10g
15 14 (3.66%) ArangoDB
15 14 (3.66%) Neo4j
15 14 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (3.13%) Big Data
17 11 (2.87%) Informix
Development Applications
1 46 (12.01%) Jenkins
2 36 (9.40%) Git (software)
3 28 (7.31%) JIRA
4 21 (5.48%) Subversion
5 20 (5.22%) Oracle Forms
6 19 (4.96%) JUnit
6 19 (4.96%) Maven
7 13 (3.39%) Hudson
8 11 (2.87%) Gradle
9 10 (2.61%) Bitbucket
9 10 (2.61%) Cucumber
9 10 (2.61%) Selenium
10 8 (2.09%) Oracle APEX
11 7 (1.83%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.57%) ProC
13 5 (1.31%) IntelliJ
13 5 (1.31%) Mockito
13 5 (1.31%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.04%) ERwin
14 4 (1.04%) JMeter
General
1 109 (28.46%) Finance
2 53 (13.84%) Banking
3 19 (4.96%) Investment Banking
4 15 (3.92%) Retail
5 6 (1.57%) Front Office
6 4 (1.04%) Marketing
7 3 (0.78%) Back Office
7 3 (0.78%) Billing
7 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.78%) Law
7 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 191 (49.87%) Developer
2 72 (18.80%) Java Developer
3 37 (9.66%) Full Stack Developer
4 29 (7.57%) DBA
5 24 (6.27%) Oracle Developer
6 21 (5.48%) Ab Initio Developer
6 21 (5.48%) Analyst
7 20 (5.22%) Architect
8 19 (4.96%) Senior Developer
9 18 (4.70%) Consultant
10 17 (4.44%) Oracle DBA
11 16 (4.18%) SQL Developer
12 15 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
13 14 (3.66%) Administrator
14 12 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
14 12 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
15 11 (2.87%) Support Engineer
16 10 (2.61%) Applications Engineer
16 10 (2.61%) Applications Support
16 10 (2.61%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (23.76%) Spring
2 79 (20.63%) AngularJS
3 58 (15.14%) HTML
4 51 (13.32%) CSS
5 50 (13.05%) React
6 38 (9.92%) HTML5
7 32 (8.36%) Web Services
7 32 (8.36%) XML
8 31 (8.09%) REST
9 29 (7.57%) SOAP
10 27 (7.05%) CSS3
11 25 (6.53%) .NET
12 24 (6.27%) Node.js
13 19 (4.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (4.44%) Hibernate
14 17 (4.44%) JMS
15 16 (4.18%) MEAN Stack
16 14 (3.66%) Apache Camel
16 14 (3.66%) Spring Boot
16 14 (3.66%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.18%) Private Cloud
3 12 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.13%) User Experience
4 10 (2.61%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (2.09%) Clustering
5 8 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.83%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.57%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.57%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.31%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.31%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.31%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.31%) Oracle Licensing
8 5 (1.31%) Replication
9 4 (1.04%) Derivative
9 4 (1.04%) Wiki
10 3 (0.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 80 (20.89%) Linux
2 71 (18.54%) Unix
3 46 (12.01%) Windows
4 18 (4.70%) Solaris
5 13 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.09%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.83%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.83%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.31%) AIX
9 4 (1.04%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.04%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.52%) Android
10 2 (0.52%) HPUX
10 2 (0.52%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (48.04%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (17.49%) DevOps
3 66 (17.23%) ETL
3 66 (17.23%) Scrum
4 54 (14.10%) Test Automation
5 53 (13.84%) Migration
6 42 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (9.66%) Microservices
8 34 (8.88%) Software Engineering
8 34 (8.88%) TDD
9 31 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (7.57%) Data Integration
11 27 (7.05%) Kanban
12 25 (6.53%) Data Migration
12 25 (6.53%) OO
13 24 (6.27%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (5.74%) Analytics
14 22 (5.74%) Data Analysis
15 21 (5.48%) Web Development
16 19 (4.96%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (50.39%) SQL
2 160 (41.78%) Java
3 67 (17.49%) JavaScript
4 52 (13.58%) PL/SQL
5 45 (11.75%) Perl
6 42 (10.97%) Python
7 35 (9.14%) Shell Script
8 26 (6.79%) Bash Shell
9 22 (5.74%) C#
10 15 (3.92%) Ruby
11 14 (3.66%) Go
12 8 (2.09%) C
12 8 (2.09%) Java 8
12 8 (2.09%) PHP
12 8 (2.09%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.57%) Korn
13 6 (1.57%) XPath
14 5 (1.31%) Clojure
14 5 (1.31%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.31%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (4.70%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.66%) CISM
2 14 (3.66%) CISSP
3 13 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.61%) Degree
5 7 (1.83%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.31%) ACDT
7 5 (1.31%) ACHDS
7 5 (1.31%) ACTC
7 5 (1.31%) MCDST
7 5 (1.31%) MCP
7 5 (1.31%) MCSA
7 5 (1.31%) MCSE
7 5 (1.31%) MCSM
7 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.31%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (0.78%) SAS Certification
9 2 (0.52%) OCP
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.05%) QA
2 18 (4.70%) GDPR
3 14 (3.66%) FINRA
4 11 (2.87%) Data Quality
5 8 (2.09%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (1.57%) PMO
7 5 (1.31%) SLA
8 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.52%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.52%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.26%) EMIR
System Software
1 15 (3.92%) Docker
2 10 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.78%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.52%) Samba
7 2 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (4.70%) Ansible
2 15 (3.92%) Terraform
3 10 (2.61%) Puppet
4 8 (2.09%) Kubernetes
4 8 (2.09%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.04%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 4 (1.04%) Nagios
7 2 (0.52%) Control-M
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.26%) Grafana
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.26%) Packer
8 1 (0.26%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.26%) Rancher
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.26%) SCOM
8 1 (0.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 31 (8.09%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.27%) Teradata
3 21 (5.48%) Ab Initio
3 21 (5.48%) Sybase
4 17 (4.44%) Informatica
5 16 (4.18%) IBM
6 14 (3.66%) Cloudera
6 14 (3.66%) Hortonworks
6 14 (3.66%) McAfee
6 14 (3.66%) Symantec
6 14 (3.66%) Varonis
6 14 (3.66%) VMware
7 9 (2.35%) Google
8 8 (2.09%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.09%) Tableau
9 7 (1.83%) Citrix
9 7 (1.83%) SAP
9 7 (1.83%) Talend
10 6 (1.57%) NetApp
11 5 (1.31%) Apple