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 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 21 17
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 146 266 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.62% 8.99% 7.23%
As % of the Vendors category 17.49% 18.79% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 132 100
Scotland median daily rate £388 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.15% -5.33%  
10th Percentile £292 £260 £274
90th Percentile £500 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.30% -  
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £28.13
% change year-on-year +33.92% -0.44%  

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 835 1416 1074
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 37.89% 47.87% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 1384 774
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +1.44%  
10th Percentile £213 £253 £213
90th Percentile £528 £488 £468
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 196 58
Scotland median hourly rate £32.00 £38.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.88% +140.62%  
10th Percentile £22.00 £18.75 £10.68
90th Percentile £47.40 £43.00 £39.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -7.31% +9.33%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 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 +3 94 £375 +2.73% 12
Glasgow -19 36 £413 +11.48% 11
Stirling 0 3 £475 +2.70%
Aberdeen -18 3 £520 +54.07%
North Lanarkshire - 2 - -
Renfrewshire +36 1 £375 +17.18%
West Lothian -3 1 £330 +7.31%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 - -
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 133 (50.38%) SQL
2 93 (35.23%) Java
3 82 (31.06%) Oracle Database
4 76 (28.79%) Finance
5 60 (22.73%) PL/SQL
6 59 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (19.70%) Windows
8 47 (17.80%) Web Services
8 47 (17.80%) SQL Server
9 44 (16.67%) Unix
10 40 (15.15%) Linux
11 39 (14.77%) Scrum
12 32 (12.12%) Oracle Database 12c
13 30 (11.36%) Relational Database
13 30 (11.36%) AngularJS
14 29 (10.98%) Tomcat
14 29 (10.98%) CSS
14 29 (10.98%) Test Automation
15 28 (10.61%) Banking
15 28 (10.61%) Oracle Database 11g
16 26 (9.85%) JavaScript
16 26 (9.85%) RDBMS
17 24 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
17 24 (9.09%) .NET
17 24 (9.09%) Security Cleared
18 23 (8.71%) C#
18 23 (8.71%) HTML
19 22 (8.33%) Solaris
19 22 (8.33%) Spring
20 21 (7.95%) ETL

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 29 (10.98%) Tomcat
2 16 (6.06%) Apache
3 13 (4.92%) WebLogic
4 12 (4.55%) JBoss
4 12 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (4.55%) SAS
5 8 (3.03%) CMS
5 8 (3.03%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.89%) Oracle Spatial
7 4 (1.52%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.14%) IIS
8 3 (1.14%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.76%) GeoServer
9 2 (0.76%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.65%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.89%) Pega PRPC
4 2 (0.76%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Utilities
4 2 (0.76%) Sonata
5 1 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.38%) HFM
5 1 (0.38%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.38%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.38%) Primavera
5 1 (0.38%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.38%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 2 (0.76%) PaaS
3 2 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.27%) Firewall
1 6 (2.27%) SAN
1 6 (2.27%) TCP/IP
1 6 (2.27%) WAN
2 5 (1.89%) LAN
2 5 (1.89%) VLAN
3 3 (1.14%) Internet
4 1 (0.38%) DNS
4 1 (0.38%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.38%) LDAP
4 1 (0.38%) NAS
4 1 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (31.06%) Oracle Database
2 47 (17.80%) SQL Server
3 32 (12.12%) Oracle Database 12c
4 30 (11.36%) Relational Database
5 28 (10.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 26 (9.85%) RDBMS
7 24 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (6.82%) MySQL
9 12 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (3.79%) DB2
10 10 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (3.41%) Big Data
11 9 (3.41%) MongoDB
12 7 (2.65%) GIS
12 7 (2.65%) Oracle Exadata
13 6 (2.27%) NoSQL
13 6 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
14 5 (1.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (7.20%) Oracle APEX
2 12 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
3 10 (3.79%) Maven
4 9 (3.41%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (3.03%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.03%) Selenium
6 7 (2.65%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.27%) Ant
7 6 (2.27%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.27%) JUnit
7 6 (2.27%) Mockito
7 6 (2.27%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.52%) DbUnit
8 4 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.52%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.14%) ERwin
10 2 (0.76%) JIRA
10 2 (0.76%) Subversion
11 1 (0.38%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 76 (28.79%) Finance
2 28 (10.61%) Banking
3 13 (4.92%) Law
4 6 (2.27%) Legal
5 5 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.52%) German Language
6 4 (1.52%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.52%) Retail
6 4 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.14%) Billing
7 3 (1.14%) Marketing
7 3 (1.14%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.14%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.38%) French Language
8 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 99 (37.50%) Developer
2 51 (19.32%) Analyst
3 33 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 31 (11.74%) Java Developer
5 25 (9.47%) Consultant
6 18 (6.82%) SQL Developer
7 14 (5.30%) Architect
7 14 (5.30%) Data Analyst
7 14 (5.30%) DBA
8 12 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
8 12 (4.55%) PL/SQL Developer
9 11 (4.17%) .NET Developer
9 11 (4.17%) Administrator
9 11 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
10 10 (3.79%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.79%) Technical Engineer
11 9 (3.41%) Designer
12 8 (3.03%) Business Analyst
13 7 (2.65%) Database Consultant
13 7 (2.65%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (17.80%) Web Services
2 30 (11.36%) AngularJS
3 29 (10.98%) CSS
4 24 (9.09%) .NET
5 23 (8.71%) HTML
6 22 (8.33%) Spring
7 19 (7.20%) React
8 17 (6.44%) XML
9 14 (5.30%) Hibernate
9 14 (5.30%) J2EE
10 12 (4.55%) REST
11 11 (4.17%) Angular 2
12 10 (3.79%) JSP
13 8 (3.03%) Ajax
13 8 (3.03%) Backbone.js
13 8 (3.03%) HTML5
13 8 (3.03%) Middleware
14 7 (2.65%) Java EE
14 7 (2.65%) jQuery
14 7 (2.65%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.79%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.41%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.65%) Fintech
5 7 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.52%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.14%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.14%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.14%) Replication
9 2 (0.76%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.76%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.76%) NHS
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle Licensing
9 2 (0.76%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.76%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 52 (19.70%) Windows
2 44 (16.67%) Unix
3 40 (15.15%) Linux
4 22 (8.33%) Solaris
5 9 (3.41%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.65%) AIX
8 6 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.38%) Tru64
11 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (14.77%) Scrum
3 29 (10.98%) Test Automation
4 21 (7.95%) ETL
5 20 (7.58%) Migration
6 17 (6.44%) Data Analysis
7 16 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (5.68%) SDLC
8 15 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (5.30%) TDD
10 13 (4.92%) Data Modelling
10 13 (4.92%) Software Engineering
11 12 (4.55%) SOA
11 12 (4.55%) Web Development
12 11 (4.17%) MVC
13 10 (3.79%) Analytics
13 10 (3.79%) Asset Management
13 10 (3.79%) Database Security
14 9 (3.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 133 (50.38%) SQL
2 93 (35.23%) Java
3 60 (22.73%) PL/SQL
4 26 (9.85%) JavaScript
5 23 (8.71%) C#
6 13 (4.92%) Perl
7 10 (3.79%) Python
8 7 (2.65%) VB
8 7 (2.65%) VBA
9 5 (1.89%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.89%) VB6
10 4 (1.52%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.14%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.14%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.76%) Groovy
12 2 (0.76%) Jython
12 2 (0.76%) Korn
13 1 (0.38%) C-shell
13 1 (0.38%) PHP
13 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.20%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.82%) Degree
4 5 (1.89%) CISSP
4 5 (1.89%) ISEB
5 4 (1.52%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.76%) CIMA
7 2 (0.76%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.76%) EMC Certification
7 2 (0.76%) HND
8 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.52%) QA
4 3 (1.14%) COBIT
4 3 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.76%) GDPR
5 2 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.76%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.76%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.38%) Firmware
5 1 (0.38%) GeoWebCache
5 1 (0.38%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.38%) RACF
5 1 (0.38%) Samba
5 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 17 (6.44%) Ansible
2 8 (3.03%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 8 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (1.52%) Puppet
5 3 (1.14%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.76%) logstash
6 2 (0.76%) SCOM
6 2 (0.76%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.38%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.38%) Simpana
7 1 (0.38%) Terraform
7 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (5.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.55%) Teradata
2 12 (4.55%) VMware
3 11 (4.17%) Informatica
4 9 (3.41%) EMC
4 9 (3.41%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.03%) IBM
6 6 (2.27%) Pega
6 6 (2.27%) Sybase
7 4 (1.52%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.52%) Dell
7 4 (1.52%) SAP
8 3 (1.14%) Northgate
8 3 (1.14%) Symantec
8 3 (1.14%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.76%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.76%) Lotus
9 2 (0.76%) NetApp
9 2 (0.76%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.76%) Tableau
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