Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 16 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 460 320 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.36% 7.42% 8.88%
As % of the Vendors category 21.17% 18.58% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 191 240
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.13% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £299 £260
90th Percentile £575 £500 £475
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £43.39 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.34% +3.31% +35.48%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +22.95% -1.61%

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 2,173 1,722 2,383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.50% 39.92% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,217 934 1,250
Scotland median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £230
90th Percentile £532 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 58 86
Scotland median hourly rate £16.38 £26.88 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.07% -25.35% +125.00%
10th Percentile £10.55 £11.32 £11.15
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.72 £45.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% -0.71% -

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 August 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 21 August 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
Glasgow +24 220 £455 +8.66% 23
Edinburgh -8 186 £400 +3.56% 19
West Lothian +15 12 £278 -15.91% 4
Renfrewshire -39 12 £313 -28.16%
Stirling +1 10 £450 -5.26%
West Dunbartonshire +3 4 £400 - 1
Aberdeen +4 2 - - 1
Fife - 1 £313 - 1
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 235 (51.09%) SQL
2 212 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (40.65%) Java
4 156 (33.91%) Finance
5 120 (26.09%) Oracle Database
6 97 (21.09%) Relational Database
7 85 (18.48%) SQL Server
8 77 (16.74%) PL/SQL
9 76 (16.52%) Spring
10 70 (15.22%) Unix
11 67 (14.57%) SOAP
12 65 (14.13%) Linux
12 65 (14.13%) REST
13 63 (13.70%) ETL
14 62 (13.48%) Microservices
15 58 (12.61%) Scrum
16 56 (12.17%) Migration
16 56 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
16 56 (12.17%) AngularJS
16 56 (12.17%) NoSQL
17 55 (11.96%) MongoDB
17 55 (11.96%) MySQL
18 53 (11.52%) Python
19 52 (11.30%) RDBMS
20 51 (11.09%) HTML
21 50 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
22 49 (10.65%) JavaScript
22 49 (10.65%) Banking
23 47 (10.22%) Oracle Database 12c
24 46 (10.00%) Windows

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 24 (5.22%) Confluence
2 22 (4.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 20 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.83%) Apache
5 11 (2.39%) Apache Spark
5 11 (2.39%) SAS
6 6 (1.30%) Apache Pig
6 6 (1.30%) JBoss
6 6 (1.30%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.09%) IIS
7 5 (1.09%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.09%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.87%) PowerExchange
8 4 (0.87%) WildFly
9 3 (0.65%) Mule
9 3 (0.65%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.43%) Jetty
10 2 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.43%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 26 (5.65%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (2.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (2.17%) Sonata
4 8 (1.74%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (1.52%) AquaLogic BPM
5 7 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (1.30%) thinkFolio
7 5 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.87%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 4 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.65%) HFM
9 3 (0.65%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.43%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.43%) Maximo
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.83%) GitHub
4 6 (1.30%) SaaS
4 6 (1.30%) Taleo
5 5 (1.09%) Office 365
6 4 (0.87%) PaaS
7 3 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.65%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.43%) Boomi
8 2 (0.43%) Datadog
8 2 (0.43%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.22%) IaaS
9 1 (0.22%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.52%) Firewall
2 4 (0.87%) DNS
2 4 (0.87%) FTP
2 4 (0.87%) Skype
3 3 (0.65%) AMQP
3 3 (0.65%) DHCP
3 3 (0.65%) Internet
3 3 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.43%) SAN
4 2 (0.43%) SMS
5 1 (0.22%) HTTP
5 1 (0.22%) Network Security
5 1 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (26.09%) Oracle Database
2 97 (21.09%) Relational Database
3 85 (18.48%) SQL Server
4 56 (12.17%) NoSQL
5 55 (11.96%) MongoDB
5 55 (11.96%) MySQL
6 52 (11.30%) RDBMS
7 47 (10.22%) Oracle Database 12c
8 40 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
8 40 (8.70%) Hadoop
9 28 (6.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 25 (5.43%) Big Data
11 23 (5.00%) DB2
12 20 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (3.91%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
14 15 (3.26%) Pentaho
15 14 (3.04%) Apache Hive
16 11 (2.39%) ArangoDB
16 11 (2.39%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 44 (9.57%) Oracle Forms
2 43 (9.35%) Jenkins
3 38 (8.26%) JIRA
4 36 (7.83%) Git (software)
5 27 (5.87%) Maven
6 17 (3.70%) Subversion
7 12 (2.61%) JUnit
8 11 (2.39%) Gradle
9 9 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.74%) Bitbucket
10 8 (1.74%) Oracle APEX
10 8 (1.74%) Selenium
10 8 (1.74%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.30%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.30%) IntelliJ
12 5 (1.09%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.09%) GoCD
12 5 (1.09%) Hudson
12 5 (1.09%) MagicDraw
12 5 (1.09%) ProC
General
1 156 (33.91%) Finance
2 49 (10.65%) Banking
3 12 (2.61%) Retail
4 8 (1.74%) Front Office
4 8 (1.74%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.52%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.87%) Billing
7 4 (0.87%) Legal
8 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.65%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.43%) Marketing
9 2 (0.43%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 186 (40.43%) Developer
2 77 (16.74%) Architect
3 49 (10.65%) Analyst
3 49 (10.65%) Java Developer
4 41 (8.91%) Oracle Developer
5 39 (8.48%) Solutions Architect
6 31 (6.74%) Consultant
7 24 (5.22%) Applications Support
7 24 (5.22%) Full Stack Developer
8 23 (5.00%) SQL Developer
9 21 (4.57%) DBA
10 16 (3.48%) Applications Engineer
11 15 (3.26%) Applications Support Engineer
11 15 (3.26%) Support Engineer
11 15 (3.26%) Technical Architect
12 14 (3.04%) ETL Developer
12 14 (3.04%) Oracle DBA
13 12 (2.61%) .NET Developer
13 12 (2.61%) Data Architect
13 12 (2.61%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (16.52%) Spring
2 67 (14.57%) SOAP
3 65 (14.13%) REST
4 56 (12.17%) AngularJS
5 51 (11.09%) HTML
6 46 (10.00%) XML
7 44 (9.57%) CSS
7 44 (9.57%) Web Services
8 43 (9.35%) Hibernate
9 39 (8.48%) .NET
10 35 (7.61%) HTML5
10 35 (7.61%) React
11 32 (6.96%) Node.js
12 24 (5.22%) J2EE
13 22 (4.78%) JSON
14 21 (4.57%) CSS3
15 20 (4.35%) Spring Boot
16 19 (4.13%) jQuery
17 18 (3.91%) JMS
18 17 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.70%) Derivative
3 15 (3.26%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.04%) User Experience
5 12 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (2.17%) iPad
8 9 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (1.52%) Reference Data
10 6 (1.30%) Cloud Native
10 6 (1.30%) Clustering
10 6 (1.30%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (1.30%) OTC Derivatives
10 6 (1.30%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.30%) Wiki
11 5 (1.09%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.09%) IVR
11 5 (1.09%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 70 (15.22%) Unix
2 65 (14.13%) Linux
3 46 (10.00%) Windows
4 13 (2.83%) Solaris
4 13 (2.83%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.74%) AIX
6 7 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.43%) zOS
8 1 (0.22%) Android
8 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.22%) HPUX
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (13.70%) ETL
3 62 (13.48%) Microservices
4 58 (12.61%) Scrum
5 56 (12.17%) Migration
6 50 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
7 45 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (9.78%) DevOps
8 43 (9.35%) Data Analysis
8 43 (9.35%) OO
9 39 (8.48%) Waterfall
10 36 (7.83%) Test Automation
11 33 (7.17%) Data Modelling
11 33 (7.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 31 (6.74%) Data Migration
13 28 (6.09%) Enterprise Architecture
14 27 (5.87%) CRM
14 27 (5.87%) SDLC
14 27 (5.87%) Software Delivery
15 26 (5.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 235 (51.09%) SQL
2 187 (40.65%) Java
3 77 (16.74%) PL/SQL
4 53 (11.52%) Python
5 49 (10.65%) JavaScript
6 40 (8.70%) Perl
7 27 (5.87%) Shell Script
8 21 (4.57%) C#
9 17 (3.70%) PHP
10 14 (3.04%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.61%) Ruby
12 11 (2.39%) Go
13 10 (2.17%) C++
13 10 (2.17%) T-SQL
13 10 (2.17%) XPath
14 9 (1.96%) Java 8
15 7 (1.52%) R
16 5 (1.09%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.09%) PROC SQL
17 4 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (7.17%) Degree
2 20 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.39%) CISM
4 11 (2.39%) CISSP
5 8 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.74%) TOGAF Certification
6 7 (1.52%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.09%) SAS Certification
9 4 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.87%) ISEB
10 3 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.43%) CITP
11 2 (0.43%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.22%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.57%) GDPR
2 20 (4.35%) QA
3 14 (3.04%) Data Quality
4 11 (2.39%) FINRA
5 8 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (1.52%) SLA
7 4 (0.87%) PMO
8 1 (0.22%) PSD2
System Software
1 10 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.52%) Docker
3 6 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.09%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.09%) HDFS
5 3 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.65%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.43%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.43%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (3.26%) Terraform
2 13 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (2.61%) Ansible
4 9 (1.96%) Oracle Flashback
4 9 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (1.52%) HP ALM
5 7 (1.52%) Puppet
6 6 (1.30%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.87%) Control-M
7 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 4 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.65%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.43%) Ambari
9 2 (0.43%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.43%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.43%) Nagios
9 2 (0.43%) Packer
9 2 (0.43%) SCCM
10 1 (0.22%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 45 (9.78%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.65%) Informatica
3 16 (3.48%) Sybase
4 15 (3.26%) VMware
5 14 (3.04%) IBM
6 13 (2.83%) McAfee
7 12 (2.61%) Symantec
8 11 (2.39%) Atlassian
8 11 (2.39%) Cloudera
8 11 (2.39%) Hortonworks
8 11 (2.39%) Varonis
9 10 (2.17%) Ab Initio
10 9 (1.96%) FNZ
10 9 (1.96%) HP
10 9 (1.96%) Teradata
11 8 (1.74%) Citrix
12 7 (1.52%) CODA
12 7 (1.52%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.30%) Veritas