Period
to 17 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 17 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 364 311 557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 7.48% 8.35% 10.03%
As % of the Vendors category 21.24% 17.79% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 181 316
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £294 £288 £264
90th Percentile £550 £450 £528
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £52.09 £49.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.80% +5.41% +9.80%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year -9.68% +1.31% +2.00%

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 1,714 1,748 2,236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 35.20% 46.93% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 968 1,156
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £208 £204 £196
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 59 34
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -8.11% +9.56%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.50 £10.22
90th Percentile £41.00 £52.17 £42.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%

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 February 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 February 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
Edinburgh -2 224 £400 +14.29% 23
Glasgow -12 69 £425 +21.43% 27
Aberdeen +8 6 £350 -
West Lothian -6 6 £475 +46.15% 4
South Ayrshire +1 5 £225 -10.00%
Stirling +6 4 £450 +4.35% 2
Dundee -10 3 - - 2
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £375 - 1
Highlands - 2 £250 -
Renfrewshire +32 1 - - 1
South Lanarkshire -7 1 £300 -23.08%
Perth and Kinross - 1 £388 -
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 159 (43.68%) SQL
2 137 (37.64%) Finance
3 106 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (27.75%) Java
5 78 (21.43%) Oracle Database
6 59 (16.21%) Linux
7 56 (15.38%) Unix
8 55 (15.11%) Banking
9 49 (13.46%) Informatica
9 49 (13.46%) Relational Database
10 48 (13.19%) PL/SQL
11 47 (12.91%) SOA
11 47 (12.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 46 (12.64%) Web Services
13 45 (12.36%) JavaScript
13 45 (12.36%) ETL
14 44 (12.09%) Migration
15 42 (11.54%) SQL Server
16 41 (11.26%) Data Warehouse
17 39 (10.71%) Scrum
18 36 (9.89%) Test Automation
19 35 (9.62%) RDBMS
19 35 (9.62%) HTML
20 34 (9.34%) Git (software)
20 34 (9.34%) Hadoop
20 34 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
21 33 (9.07%) Data Analysis
22 32 (8.79%) Spring
22 32 (8.79%) Windows
23 30 (8.24%) Data Modelling

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 47 (12.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 21 (5.77%) JBoss
3 17 (4.67%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.30%) WebSphere
5 11 (3.02%) IIS
6 8 (2.20%) Apache
7 7 (1.92%) PowerExchange
8 5 (1.37%) SAS
8 5 (1.37%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.82%) CloudStack
9 3 (0.82%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.55%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.55%) CICS
10 2 (0.55%) CMS
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.27%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.27%) JOnAS
11 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (5.22%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (3.85%) HFM
3 13 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (3.30%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (2.75%) Hyperion Planning
5 10 (2.75%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (2.47%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.82%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.82%) Sonata
9 2 (0.55%) assyst
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.55%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.55%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.30%) GitHub
2 8 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.82%) IaaS
4 3 (0.82%) PaaS
4 3 (0.82%) SaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) npm
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle CX
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.92%) Firewall
2 4 (1.10%) Internet
3 3 (0.82%) DNS
3 3 (0.82%) SSL
4 2 (0.55%) AMQP
4 2 (0.55%) SAN
5 1 (0.27%) DHCP
5 1 (0.27%) HTTP
5 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.27%) IPsec
5 1 (0.27%) NAS
5 1 (0.27%) Network Security
5 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.27%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 49 (13.46%) Relational Database
3 42 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 41 (11.26%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (9.62%) RDBMS
6 34 (9.34%) Hadoop
7 28 (7.69%) PowerCenter
8 25 (6.87%) MySQL
9 24 (6.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 22 (6.04%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (3.85%) Big Data
11 14 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
12 13 (3.57%) Essbase
13 12 (3.30%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (2.75%) DB2
14 10 (2.75%) MongoDB
14 10 (2.75%) SAP BW
15 8 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (2.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 8 (2.20%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 34 (9.34%) Git (software)
2 28 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 21 (5.77%) Maven
4 17 (4.67%) JUnit
5 16 (4.40%) Cucumber
6 15 (4.12%) Oracle Forms
7 14 (3.85%) Selenium
8 13 (3.57%) ERwin
9 12 (3.30%) GitLab
9 12 (3.30%) Mockito
10 10 (2.75%) Subversion
11 8 (2.20%) JIRA
12 7 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
13 6 (1.65%) Log4j
14 5 (1.37%) JDeveloper
14 5 (1.37%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 5 (1.37%) XMLSpy
15 3 (0.82%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.82%) TeamCity
16 2 (0.55%) NUnit
General
1 137 (37.64%) Finance
2 55 (15.11%) Banking
3 9 (2.47%) Retail Banking
4 7 (1.92%) Legal
5 5 (1.37%) Law
6 4 (1.10%) Local Government
7 3 (0.82%) Marketing
7 3 (0.82%) Publishing
8 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.27%) Billing
9 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 112 (30.77%) Developer
2 65 (17.86%) Analyst
3 43 (11.81%) Consultant
4 41 (11.26%) Architect
5 36 (9.89%) Java Developer
6 29 (7.97%) Business Analyst
7 23 (6.32%) Informatica Developer
8 21 (5.77%) DBA
9 15 (4.12%) Administrator
9 15 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
10 14 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
11 13 (3.57%) .NET Developer
11 13 (3.57%) Data Architect
11 13 (3.57%) Designer
11 13 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
12 12 (3.30%) Java Engineer
12 12 (3.30%) Oracle DBA
13 11 (3.02%) SQL Developer
14 10 (2.75%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.64%) Web Services
2 35 (9.62%) HTML
3 32 (8.79%) Spring
4 30 (8.24%) Hibernate
5 29 (7.97%) XML
6 26 (7.14%) CSS
7 25 (6.87%) .NET
8 20 (5.49%) JPA
9 18 (4.95%) AngularJS
9 18 (4.95%) jQuery
9 18 (4.95%) JSON
10 16 (4.40%) Java EE
10 16 (4.40%) REST
11 15 (4.12%) RESTful
12 13 (3.57%) JMX
13 12 (3.30%) ASP.NET
13 12 (3.30%) JMS
13 12 (3.30%) JSF
13 12 (3.30%) Middleware
14 11 (3.02%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.22%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.02%) Mainframe
3 11 (3.02%) User Experience
4 9 (2.47%) Credit Risk
5 7 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.65%) Clustering
7 5 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.37%) Derivative
8 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.82%) Oracle Licensing
9 3 (0.82%) OTC Derivatives
9 3 (0.82%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.55%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.27%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.27%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.27%) PKI
11 1 (0.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 59 (16.21%) Linux
2 56 (15.38%) Unix
3 32 (8.79%) Windows
4 22 (6.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.75%) AIX
5 10 (2.75%) Solaris
6 8 (2.20%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.10%) zOS
10 3 (0.82%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.27%) HPUX
11 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (12.91%) SOA
3 45 (12.36%) ETL
4 44 (12.09%) Migration
5 39 (10.71%) Scrum
6 36 (9.89%) Test Automation
7 34 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (9.07%) Data Analysis
9 30 (8.24%) Data Modelling
9 30 (8.24%) SDLC
10 29 (7.97%) Open Source
11 27 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (7.14%) Data Migration
13 24 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (6.59%) UML
14 23 (6.32%) Mentoring
15 21 (5.77%) Analytics
15 21 (5.77%) OO
16 20 (5.49%) Project Management
17 19 (5.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 159 (43.68%) SQL
2 101 (27.75%) Java
3 48 (13.19%) PL/SQL
4 45 (12.36%) JavaScript
5 19 (5.22%) Python
6 18 (4.95%) Shell Script
7 16 (4.40%) C#
8 14 (3.85%) Perl
9 8 (2.20%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.20%) C++
10 5 (1.37%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.10%) C
11 4 (1.10%) COBOL
11 4 (1.10%) PHP
12 3 (0.82%) Ruby
13 2 (0.55%) R
13 2 (0.55%) Scala
14 1 (0.27%) ABAP
14 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (6.59%) Degree
2 15 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.92%) ISTQB
5 6 (1.65%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.37%) ISEB
7 4 (1.10%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.82%) OCP
8 3 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.27%) HND
10 1 (0.27%) IIBA
10 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.67%) Data Quality
2 14 (3.85%) GDPR
3 12 (3.30%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (1.92%) SLA
5 6 (1.65%) QA
6 4 (1.10%) FINREP
6 4 (1.10%) IFRS
7 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.27%) COBIT
8 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.82%) vSphere
2 3 (0.82%) Xen
2 3 (0.82%) XenServer
3 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) HDFS
3 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.27%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (5.22%) Puppet
2 4 (1.10%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.10%) IBM BigFix
2 4 (1.10%) SCCM
2 4 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.82%) Cobbler
3 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.82%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.55%) Ansible
4 2 (0.55%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.27%) Control-M
5 1 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.27%) Foglight
5 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 49 (13.46%) Informatica
2 23 (6.32%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.32%) Red Hat
3 21 (5.77%) Teradata
4 18 (4.95%) Hyperion
5 15 (4.12%) SAP
6 13 (3.57%) IBM
7 10 (2.75%) CA
8 9 (2.47%) HP
9 7 (1.92%) VMware
10 6 (1.65%) EnterpriseDB
11 5 (1.37%) Guidewire
11 5 (1.37%) Sybase
12 4 (1.10%) Dell
12 4 (1.10%) Pega
12 4 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.10%) Symantec
12 4 (1.10%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.10%) Workday
13 3 (0.82%) Planview