The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Applications skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Applications over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 134 126 129
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 3 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.094% 0.20% 0.42%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.02% 2.62% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£370 £406 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% +24.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £409
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
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 West region.

Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
293 229 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.21% 7.74% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 101 169
Average daily rate £425 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £271 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 4
Average hourly rate £67.00 £17.50 £32.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+282.85% -46.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

Oracle Applications
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Oracle Applications Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Applications across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Oracle Applications
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Oracle Applications Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle Applications
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -10 2 £450 - 3
Cheshire - - - -
Oracle Applications
England

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (85.00%) PL/SQL
2 17 (85.00%) SQL
3 14 (70.00%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (60.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (60.00%) Oracle Database
5 10 (50.00%) Finance
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (45.00%) Toad
6 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (45.00%) Oracle 11i
6 9 (45.00%) Migration
6 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (45.00%) Data Migration
6 9 (45.00%) Data Cleansing
6 9 (45.00%) Data Extraction
7 8 (40.00%) Data Mapping
7 8 (40.00%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (35.00%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (35.00%) General Ledger
8 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
8 7 (35.00%) MS Access
8 7 (35.00%) VBA
8 7 (35.00%) Sage
8 7 (35.00%) Oracle Receivables
8 7 (35.00%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (30.00%) Data Architecture
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (15.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (60.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle 11i
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (35.00%) MS Access
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Toad
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) General Ledger
3 3 (15.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle P2P Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle HR Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (15.00%) Middleware
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (10.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Migration
1 9 (45.00%) Data Migration
1 9 (45.00%) Data Cleansing
2 8 (40.00%) Data Mapping
3 6 (30.00%) Data Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) E-business
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) PL/SQL
1 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) Sage