Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 21 14
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 410 259 540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 7.94% 7.23% 9.82%
As % of the Vendors category 21.08% 16.88% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 147 277
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +2.67%
10th Percentile £287 £288 £263
90th Percentile £550 £488 £525
UK median daily rate £459 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +1.94% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 £45.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +13.77% +20.28%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £39.13
% change year-on-year - -10.54% +9.94%

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 1,945 1,534 2,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.69% 42.85% 44.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,157 812 1,290
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £213 £201 £223
90th Percentile £525 £510 £516
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 63
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £25.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.24% -32.00% +127.27%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.38 £13.56
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.17 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -1 207 £400 +14.29% 16
Glasgow +7 127 £428 +22.24% 58
West Lothian +5 16 £278 -35.09% 3
Stirling -1 13 £450 -5.26%
Aberdeen +4 3 £350 -12.50% 3
Renfrewshire -25 3 £266 -19.92% 2
South Ayrshire - 3 £225 -
West Dunbartonshire +3 2 £363 -
Dundee -12 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £388 -
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 186 (45.37%) SQL
2 156 (38.05%) Finance
3 146 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (27.80%) Java
5 105 (25.61%) Oracle Database
6 89 (21.71%) Unix
7 69 (16.83%) ETL
8 64 (15.61%) PL/SQL
9 59 (14.39%) Migration
10 55 (13.41%) Relational Database
11 54 (13.17%) SQL Server
11 54 (13.17%) Spring
12 53 (12.93%) Data Analysis
12 53 (12.93%) Banking
12 53 (12.93%) Data Warehouse
13 52 (12.68%) Informatica
13 52 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
14 48 (11.71%) Linux
15 45 (10.98%) Scrum
15 45 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
16 42 (10.24%) Hadoop
16 42 (10.24%) SDLC
17 40 (9.76%) Hibernate
18 39 (9.51%) Data Migration
19 38 (9.27%) Data Modelling
20 36 (8.78%) OO
20 36 (8.78%) XML
21 34 (8.29%) SOA
21 34 (8.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
22 33 (8.05%) REST

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 34 (8.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 22 (5.37%) Tomcat
3 18 (4.39%) Confluence
4 13 (3.17%) PowerExchange
5 12 (2.93%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.44%) WebLogic
7 9 (2.20%) Apache
8 8 (1.95%) JBoss
9 7 (1.71%) SAS
10 6 (1.46%) Apache Pig
10 6 (1.46%) Apache Spark
11 5 (1.22%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.22%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.98%) IIS
13 3 (0.73%) CloudStack
13 3 (0.73%) WildFly
14 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.49%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
14 2 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.24%) Mingle
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (7.07%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (4.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (3.66%) HFM
4 13 (3.17%) Sonata
5 10 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
6 9 (2.20%) Hyperion Planning
7 7 (1.71%) thinkFolio
8 6 (1.46%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.98%) Infor M3
9 4 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.73%) AquaLogic BPM
10 3 (0.73%) Markit EDM
10 3 (0.73%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.73%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.46%) Taleo
3 4 (0.98%) Office 365
4 2 (0.49%) Boomi
4 2 (0.49%) GitHub
5 1 (0.24%) FinancialForce
5 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (0.24%) PaaS
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.22%) Firewall
2 4 (0.98%) DNS
2 4 (0.98%) FTP
2 4 (0.98%) Skype
3 3 (0.73%) DHCP
3 3 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.49%) HTTP
4 2 (0.49%) SAN
4 2 (0.49%) SMS
5 1 (0.24%) AMQP
5 1 (0.24%) Internet
5 1 (0.24%) IPsec
5 1 (0.24%) SSL
5 1 (0.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (25.61%) Oracle Database
2 55 (13.41%) Relational Database
3 54 (13.17%) SQL Server
4 53 (12.93%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (10.24%) Hadoop
6 31 (7.56%) RDBMS
7 29 (7.07%) Oracle Database 11g
8 28 (6.83%) Big Data
9 25 (6.10%) MongoDB
9 25 (6.10%) PowerCenter
10 20 (4.88%) MySQL
10 20 (4.88%) NoSQL
10 20 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
11 17 (4.15%) Oracle Database 12c
12 13 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
13 12 (2.93%) DB2
13 12 (2.93%) Essbase
14 10 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (2.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 9 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (6.83%) JIRA
2 25 (6.10%) Oracle Forms
3 23 (5.61%) Git (software)
4 19 (4.63%) Jenkins
4 19 (4.63%) Maven
5 15 (3.66%) ERwin
6 13 (3.17%) JUnit
7 11 (2.68%) Oracle APEX
8 10 (2.44%) Subversion
9 7 (1.71%) Selenium
10 6 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.46%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.22%) Gradle
11 5 (1.22%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.98%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.98%) GoCD
12 4 (0.98%) Mockito
13 3 (0.73%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.73%) PVCS
14 2 (0.49%) JDeveloper
General
1 156 (38.05%) Finance
2 53 (12.93%) Banking
3 14 (3.41%) Retail Banking
4 5 (1.22%) Legal
4 5 (1.22%) Retail
4 5 (1.22%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.98%) Billing
5 4 (0.98%) Front Office
6 3 (0.73%) General Ledger
6 3 (0.73%) Marketing
7 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Advertising
8 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.24%) Law
8 1 (0.24%) Local Government
8 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (31.71%) Developer
2 66 (16.10%) Analyst
3 60 (14.63%) Architect
4 45 (10.98%) Consultant
5 34 (8.29%) Solutions Architect
6 29 (7.07%) Java Developer
7 27 (6.59%) Oracle Developer
8 25 (6.10%) Informatica Developer
9 21 (5.12%) DBA
9 21 (5.12%) Oracle Consultant
10 18 (4.39%) Business Analyst
10 18 (4.39%) Tester
11 17 (4.15%) Designer
12 15 (3.66%) Administrator
12 15 (3.66%) SQL Developer
12 15 (3.66%) Technical Architect
13 14 (3.41%) Applications Support
13 14 (3.41%) Data Architect
14 13 (3.17%) Oracle DBA
14 13 (3.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (13.17%) Spring
2 40 (9.76%) Hibernate
3 36 (8.78%) XML
4 33 (8.05%) REST
5 31 (7.56%) Web Services
6 30 (7.32%) SOAP
7 26 (6.34%) AngularJS
7 26 (6.34%) HTML
8 25 (6.10%) CSS
9 24 (5.85%) .NET
9 24 (5.85%) Middleware
10 20 (4.88%) J2EE
11 19 (4.63%) Node.js
12 17 (4.15%) Spring Boot
13 16 (3.90%) jQuery
14 15 (3.66%) React
15 14 (3.41%) HTML5
15 14 (3.41%) Redux
16 13 (3.17%) Java EE
17 12 (2.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.66%) User Experience
3 13 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (2.93%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.93%) Derivative
4 12 (2.93%) Mainframe
5 11 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.44%) iPad
7 9 (2.20%) Clustering
8 7 (1.71%) Credit Risk
8 7 (1.71%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.46%) OTC Derivatives
10 5 (1.22%) IVR
11 4 (0.98%) PKI
11 4 (0.98%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.98%) Wiki
12 3 (0.73%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.73%) Oracle Licensing
12 3 (0.73%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 89 (21.71%) Unix
2 48 (11.71%) Linux
3 25 (6.10%) Windows
4 13 (3.17%) AIX
5 11 (2.68%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.44%) Solaris
7 7 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.22%) zOS
9 2 (0.49%) HPUX
9 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.24%) Android
10 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (35.61%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (16.83%) ETL
3 59 (14.39%) Migration
4 53 (12.93%) Data Analysis
5 52 (12.68%) Problem-Solving
6 45 (10.98%) Scrum
7 42 (10.24%) SDLC
8 39 (9.51%) Data Migration
9 38 (9.27%) Data Modelling
10 36 (8.78%) OO
11 34 (8.29%) SOA
12 28 (6.83%) CRM
12 28 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (6.59%) Test Automation
14 25 (6.10%) UML
15 24 (5.85%) Open Source
15 24 (5.85%) Project Management
16 23 (5.61%) ETL Development
16 23 (5.61%) Waterfall
17 19 (4.63%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 186 (45.37%) SQL
2 114 (27.80%) Java
3 64 (15.61%) PL/SQL
4 33 (8.05%) JavaScript
5 25 (6.10%) Python
6 19 (4.63%) C#
7 18 (4.39%) Shell Script
8 12 (2.93%) C++
9 10 (2.44%) Java 8
10 7 (1.71%) Perl
10 7 (1.71%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.46%) XPath
12 4 (0.98%) C
13 3 (0.73%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.73%) R
13 3 (0.73%) Ruby
13 3 (0.73%) Scala
14 2 (0.49%) COBOL
14 2 (0.49%) PHP
14 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (5.37%) Degree
2 12 (2.93%) ISTQB
3 9 (2.20%) ISEB
4 8 (1.95%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.71%) TOGAF Certification
6 6 (1.46%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.49%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.49%) OCP
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.24%) CITP
10 1 (0.24%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.24%) IIBA
10 1 (0.24%) MBA
10 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.85%) Data Quality
2 19 (4.63%) QA
3 7 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.46%) GDPR
5 4 (0.98%) FINREP
5 4 (0.98%) IFRS
5 4 (0.98%) PMO
6 3 (0.73%) SLA
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.46%) HDFS
2 6 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.98%) vSphere
5 3 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.73%) Xen
5 3 (0.73%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.73%) XenServer
6 2 (0.49%) Docker
6 2 (0.49%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.49%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (2.44%) HP ALM
2 10 (2.44%) Puppet
3 7 (1.71%) Ansible
3 7 (1.71%) Data Guard
3 7 (1.71%) Oracle Flashback
3 7 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (1.22%) Cobbler
4 5 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 3 (0.73%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.73%) Terraform
5 3 (0.73%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.49%) Ambari
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.49%) SCCM
7 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.24%) Icinga
7 1 (0.24%) OpenView
7 1 (0.24%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 52 (12.68%) Informatica
2 23 (5.61%) Hyperion
2 23 (5.61%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.88%) Teradata
4 14 (3.41%) HP
4 14 (3.41%) Red Hat
5 13 (3.17%) VMware
6 12 (2.93%) CA
7 11 (2.68%) Atlassian
7 11 (2.68%) IBM
8 10 (2.44%) FNZ
9 8 (1.95%) Ab Initio
9 8 (1.95%) CODA
10 7 (1.71%) Bloomberg
10 7 (1.71%) Charles River
10 7 (1.71%) Citrix
10 7 (1.71%) Veritas
11 6 (1.46%) SAP
11 6 (1.46%) Sybase
12 4 (0.98%) Dell