The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Applications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 73 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.25% 6.52% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£331 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £62.65
Oracle Applications
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Business Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
32 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.63% 3.91% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 26
Average daily rate £413 £441 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.51% -5.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £599
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.43 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -37.13%

Oracle Applications
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Oracle Applications Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

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

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) SLA
3 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Replication
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) DBA
1 2 (25.00%) Support Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft