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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 134 113 109
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 22 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.85% 0.45%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.96% 9.47% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 6
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£425 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £336 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £397 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £51.39
% change year-on-year
- +2.15%
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
369 285 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.55% 9.00% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 140 138
Average daily rate £429 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.40% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
Average hourly rate £60.00 £37.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.73 £24.90 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £42.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -12.69%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
Cheshire -3 9 £463 +16.49%
Manchester -17 8 £400 -11.11%
Oracle Applications
England

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 54 (100.00%) Oracle
2 43 (79.63%) SQL
3 42 (77.78%) PL/SQL
4 41 (75.93%) Oracle EBS
5 30 (55.56%) Oracle EBS R12
6 27 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
6 27 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
7 26 (48.15%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (42.59%) Oracle Workflow
8 23 (42.59%) Workflow
9 20 (37.04%) Finance
9 20 (37.04%) SC Cleared
9 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
10 12 (22.22%) PRINCE2
11 9 (16.67%) Oracle HRMS
12 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
12 7 (12.96%) Project Planning
12 7 (12.96%) Oracle Assets
13 6 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
13 6 (11.11%) CRM
13 6 (11.11%) SOA
13 6 (11.11%) Informatica
14 5 (9.26%) UNIX
15 4 (7.41%) AIX
15 4 (7.41%) Solaris
15 4 (7.41%) Oracle 11i
15 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (7.41%) Middleware
15 4 (7.41%) Project Management
15 4 (7.41%) Oracle Receivables

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (42.59%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 41 (75.93%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (55.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (16.67%) Oracle HRMS
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
8 2 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle SCM
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (1.85%) Oracle Cash Management
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.85%) QlikView
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 20 (37.04%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Local Government
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (57.41%) Developer
2 25 (46.30%) Oracle Developer
3 12 (22.22%) Consultant
3 12 (22.22%) Oracle Consultant
4 9 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
4 9 (16.67%) DBA
5 5 (9.26%) Functional Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 5 (9.26%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Business Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Leader
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle Project Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Technical Developer
7 1 (1.85%) OBIEE Developer
7 1 (1.85%) OBIEE Consultant
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Financials Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Middleware
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Life Science
2 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) UNIX
2 4 (7.41%) AIX
2 4 (7.41%) Solaris
3 2 (3.70%) HPUX
4 1 (1.85%) Windows
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (42.59%) Workflow
3 12 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.96%) Project Planning
5 6 (11.11%) CRM
5 6 (11.11%) SOA
6 4 (7.41%) Project Management
6 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.56%) Change Management
8 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.70%) ITIL
8 2 (3.70%) ERP
8 2 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.70%) Migration
9 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.85%) Logistics
9 1 (1.85%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.85%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (79.63%) SQL
2 42 (77.78%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) SC Cleared
1 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) Informatica
3 2 (3.70%) Pegasus
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) HP