The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Applications skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Applications over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 176 208 221
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +13
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 16 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.17% 0.064%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.17% 1.97% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
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£375 £463 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -5.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £426 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.81% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £56.00
% change year-on-year
- -76.78%
Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
504 610 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.75% 8.61% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 431 487
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
Average hourly rate £32.03 £15.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.53% -68.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.87 £12.40 £41.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £32.58 £62.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.43%
Oracle Applications
London

Oracle Applications
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Oracle Applications Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Applications across the City of London region.

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Applications across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Oracle Applications
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications across the City of London region.

Oracle Applications Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Oracle Applications also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Applications.

1 30 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (70.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (60.00%) Finance
4 17 (56.67%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (43.33%) SQL
6 12 (40.00%) ERP
7 9 (30.00%) Oracle Financials
8 8 (26.67%) Oracle 11i
8 8 (26.67%) Pegasus
8 8 (26.67%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (26.67%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (26.67%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (23.33%) Oracle Assets
9 7 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (23.33%) Banking
9 7 (23.33%) Middleware
10 6 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (20.00%) Tivoli
10 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 6 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (20.00%) ISO 9001
10 6 (20.00%) MQSeries
10 6 (20.00%) Windows
10 6 (20.00%) Linux
10 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
10 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
10 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (20.00%) Oracle Cash Management
11 5 (16.67%) General Ledger

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Oracle Applications also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Applications. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 21 (70.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (56.67%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (30.00%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (26.67%) Oracle 11i
4 8 (26.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (26.67%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (26.67%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (23.33%) Oracle Assets
6 6 (20.00%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (10.00%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (6.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 1 (3.33%) Oracle SCM
10 1 (3.33%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (3.33%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (13.33%) SQLPlus
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (6.67%) JDeveloper
3 1 (3.33%) Toad
3 1 (3.33%) ProC
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 5 (16.67%) General Ledger
4 3 (10.00%) Billing
5 2 (6.67%) Back Office
5 2 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) DBA
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 4 (13.33%) Functional Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Data Migration Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Middleware Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Applications Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Applications Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Migration Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Data Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Change Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Support Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Middleware
2 6 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Kindle
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
1 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) ERP
2 7 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (16.67%) ETL
5 4 (13.33%) SOA
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Procure-to-pay
6 3 (10.00%) Cash Management
6 3 (10.00%) Business Transformation
6 3 (10.00%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) Workflow
7 2 (6.67%) Data Management
7 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.67%) Change Control
8 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) Pegasus
3 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) Business Objects