The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Applications skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Applications over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 55 56 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 7 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.08% 1.40% 1.00%
As % of the Business Applications category 8.97% 26.67% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
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£465 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £52.50
Oracle Applications
England

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

Business Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
78 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.06% 5.24% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 9
Average daily rate £465 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £210 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £410 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £408 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.29% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

Oracle Applications
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Oracle Applications Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Oracle Applications
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Oracle Applications Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Oracle Applications
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Applications within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +10 7 £465 +24.00%
Oracle Applications
England

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (93.75%) Finance
3 14 (87.50%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (87.50%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (75.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 12 (75.00%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (68.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (68.75%) General Ledger
6 10 (62.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (62.50%) Workflow
6 10 (62.50%) Regression Testing
7 9 (56.25%) UNIX
7 9 (56.25%) SQL
8 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (43.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 7 (43.75%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (43.75%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (43.75%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (43.75%) XML
9 7 (43.75%) ITIL
9 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
10 6 (37.50%) SLA
10 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (37.50%) Migration
10 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
10 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (37.50%) Data Management
10 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
10 6 (37.50%) QA
10 6 (37.50%) Problem Management

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 10 (62.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Business Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (75.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 12 (75.00%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (68.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (93.75%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) XML
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Workflow
1 10 (62.50%) Regression Testing
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 6 (37.50%) Migration
3 6 (37.50%) Data Management
3 6 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) HP