The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Retail skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Retail over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Retail
Rank 86 81 73
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle Retail 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.19% 0.084% 0.21%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.05% 0.60% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £481 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +20.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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North West

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

Business Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
146 168 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.46% 14.04% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 80 39
Average daily rate £450 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.66% -30.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £540 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.25 £32.60 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.01% +86.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-32.07% -29.89%

Oracle Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Oracle Retail Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Oracle Retail
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Oracle Retail Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Oracle Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Retail across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Oracle Retail Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Oracle Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Oracle Retail 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 Retail.

1 29 (100.00%) Oracle
1 29 (100.00%) Retail
2 10 (34.48%) Integration Testing
3 9 (31.03%) Test Strategy
4 8 (27.59%) Regression Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Selenium
5 5 (17.24%) SoapUI
5 5 (17.24%) SOAP
5 5 (17.24%) Web Services
5 5 (17.24%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (13.79%) Middleware
6 4 (13.79%) Finance
6 4 (13.79%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (13.79%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (13.79%) QA
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (10.34%) JIRA
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (10.34%) Zephyr
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) Workflow
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (10.34%) ERP
7 3 (10.34%) SOA
8 2 (6.90%) System Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle Workflow

Oracle Retail
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Oracle Retail 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 Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (17.24%) Selenium
1 5 (17.24%) SoapUI
2 3 (10.34%) Zephyr
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
General
1 29 (100.00%) Retail
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Consultant
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Test Leader
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Oracle Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) SOAP
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 4 (13.79%) Middleware
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Integration Testing
2 9 (31.03%) Test Strategy
3 8 (27.59%) Regression Testing
4 3 (10.34%) ERP
4 3 (10.34%) SOA
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Workflow
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
5 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) System Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Test Management
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Oracle