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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 5 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 16.67% 11.11% 18.18%
As % of the Vendors category 83.33% 29.41% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £330 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +14.28%  

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 6 17 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 20.00% 37.78% 50.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 12
Median daily rate £330 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £13.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.31% +8.57%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian citing Oracle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 25 April 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
Livingston +1 5 £330 -5.71%
Oracle
Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) Java
2 14 (82.35%) Oracle Database
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 9 (52.94%) Scrum
5 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
6 7 (41.18%) Data Modelling
6 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
7 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (35.29%) Spring
7 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
7 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
7 6 (35.29%) CRM
7 6 (35.29%) HTML
7 6 (35.29%) Unix
8 5 (29.41%) CSS
8 5 (29.41%) Web Services
8 5 (29.41%) Middleware
8 5 (29.41%) TDD
8 5 (29.41%) Billing
8 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
8 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (29.41%) Microservices
8 5 (29.41%) Spring Integration
8 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
8 5 (29.41%) Angular 2
9 4 (23.53%) SDLC

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 4 (23.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Tuxedo
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) PeopleSoft HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle Database
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database 12c
2 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
3 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.76%) DbUnit
2 2 (11.76%) JUnit
2 2 (11.76%) Mockito
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 5 (29.41%) Billing
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (17.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Angular Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Database Designer
3 5 (29.41%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) PeopleSoft Developer
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
1 6 (35.29%) Spring
2 5 (29.41%) Angular 2
2 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 5 (29.41%) Middleware
2 5 (29.41%) Spring Integration
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.88%) Java EE
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Replication
3 3 (17.65%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) Data Modelling
4 6 (35.29%) CRM
4 6 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) Microservices
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
6 4 (23.53%) Change Control
6 4 (23.53%) SDLC
6 4 (23.53%) SOA
7 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Data Strategy
8 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Re-Platforming
8 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.76%) User Stories
9 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) SQR
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) PeopleSoft