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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 137 109 119
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +10
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 21 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.98% 0.50%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.77% 8.16% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 7
Average daily rate £400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £410 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £530 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £406
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
364 392 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.60% 11.98% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 193 155
Average daily rate £400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Average hourly rate £69.07 £19.00 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+263.52% +10.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £17.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+116.90% -49.28%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheshire -7 12 £425 -10.52%
Manchester -24 4 £400 -11.11% 1
Merseyside - 2 - -
Lancashire +1 1 £375 -31.81%
Oracle Applications
England

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 46 (100.00%) Oracle
2 30 (65.22%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (54.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 25 (54.35%) SQL
4 24 (52.17%) Finance
5 23 (50.00%) Workflow
5 23 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 23 (50.00%) PL/SQL
6 21 (45.65%) Oracle Reports
7 20 (43.48%) Oracle Forms
8 19 (41.30%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database
9 9 (19.57%) ERP
10 7 (15.22%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
10 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
11 6 (13.04%) ITIL
11 6 (13.04%) Local Government
11 6 (13.04%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (13.04%) Oracle Cash Management
12 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (10.87%) Migration
12 5 (10.87%) Oracle Discoverer
12 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (10.87%) Oracle Financials
12 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
13 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
13 4 (8.70%) Oracle 11i
13 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
13 4 (8.70%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 23 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 30 (65.22%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (54.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (15.22%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (13.04%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (13.04%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (10.87%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (8.70%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (8.70%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (2.17%) HFM
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) DNS
1 1 (2.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (19.57%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.17%) Big Data
6 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.17%) DB2
6 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.17%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.17%) Power BI
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (43.48%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (52.17%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Local Government
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Developer
2 20 (43.48%) Oracle Developer
3 13 (28.26%) E-Business Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Consultant
4 9 (19.57%) Oracle Team Leader
4 9 (19.57%) Team Leader
5 8 (17.39%) Technical Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Applications Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Oracle HRMS Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (13.04%) E-Business Team Leader
7 6 (13.04%) Lead Developer
8 5 (10.87%) DBA
8 5 (10.87%) Oracle Consultant
8 5 (10.87%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (8.70%) Applications Manager
9 4 (8.70%) E-Business Consultant
9 4 (8.70%) Oracle Technical Consultant
10 3 (6.52%) Oracle Financials Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) Grails
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.52%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.17%) Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Solaris
3 2 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) AIX
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Workflow
2 19 (41.30%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (19.57%) ERP
4 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
5 5 (10.87%) Migration
6 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
6 4 (8.70%) SDLC
6 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.52%) Cash Management
7 3 (6.52%) ITSM
7 3 (6.52%) Release Management
8 2 (4.35%) Data Security
8 2 (4.35%) E-business
8 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (4.35%) High Availability
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.35%) Service Management
8 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) SQL
2 23 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.17%) Groovy
4 1 (2.17%) Java
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
4 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) RHCSA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (2.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
1 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) Kofax
4 2 (4.35%) Informatica
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.17%) SmartStream
5 1 (2.17%) Veritas