Period
to 25 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 25 July 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
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 +8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 5 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 7.04% 11.76% 14.71%
As % of the Vendors category 22.73% 34.78% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 7
West Lothian median daily rate £330 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.54% -1.52% +9.82%
10th Percentile £315 £306 £300
90th Percentile £345 £397 £411
Scotland median daily rate £393 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +6.08% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £42.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +3.31% +35.48% -82.78%

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 West Lothian.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 22 23 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 30.99% 33.82% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 24
West Lothian median daily rate £415 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% +16.67% -17.81%
10th Percentile £188 £275 £226
90th Percentile £426 £411 £396
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.63% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
West Lothian median hourly rate - £10.00 £13.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.90% -20.36%
Scotland median hourly rate £28.75 £36.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -20.14% +125.00% -11.11%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing Oracle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in West Lothian

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle in West Lothian.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in West Lothian

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle in West Lothian.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in West Lothian

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
Livingston -3 5 £330 +1.54%
Oracle
Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) Spring Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Microservices
3 3 (60.00%) Angular 2
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (20.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) Replication
5 1 (20.00%) Billing
5 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
5 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (20.00%) DbUnit
5 1 (20.00%) Mockito

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) DbUnit
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Mockito
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Angular Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Angular 2
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) Spring Integration
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Microservices
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA