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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 104 113 112
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 33 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.05% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Business Applications category 9.09% 4.87% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 6
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£450 £255 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -36.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £223 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £486 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.28% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
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
363 267 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.54% 9.77% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 130 102
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.15 £45.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.78% -62.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.15 £32.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.48 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +5.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +21 16 £450 +12.50% 1
Manchester -2 12 £425 +75.25% 3
Oracle Applications
England

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 45 (100.00%) Oracle
2 36 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 36 (80.00%) SQL
3 35 (77.78%) Oracle EBS
4 26 (57.78%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (55.56%) Oracle Forms
5 25 (55.56%) Oracle Reports
6 22 (48.89%) Workflow
6 22 (48.89%) Oracle Workflow
7 19 (42.22%) SC Cleared
7 19 (42.22%) Security Cleared
7 19 (42.22%) Oracle EBS R12
8 17 (37.78%) Finance
9 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2
9 7 (15.56%) Oracle Assets
10 6 (13.33%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (13.33%) SOA
10 6 (13.33%) Oracle HRMS
11 5 (11.11%) CRM
12 4 (8.89%) Informatica
12 4 (8.89%) Retail
12 4 (8.89%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (8.89%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (8.89%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
12 4 (8.89%) Oracle Payables
12 4 (8.89%) Oracle Receivables
12 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
13 3 (6.67%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
13 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 22 (48.89%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 35 (77.78%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (42.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle HRMS
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Taleo
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (55.56%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) QlikView
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) MS Access
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (55.56%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.22%) Toad
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Developer
2 27 (60.00%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Consultant
4 7 (15.56%) Oracle Consultant
5 6 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (13.33%) DBA
6 5 (11.11%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 5 (11.11%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Applications Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Business Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Functional Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Technical Leader
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle Project Manager
10 1 (2.22%) Data Consultant
10 1 (2.22%) OBIEE Developer
10 1 (2.22%) OBIEE Consultant
10 1 (2.22%) Oracle Architect
10 1 (2.22%) Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Life Science
2 1 (2.22%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) UNIX
1 3 (6.67%) AIX
1 3 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (48.89%) Workflow
3 7 (15.56%) PRINCE2
4 6 (13.33%) SOA
5 5 (11.11%) CRM
6 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL
8 2 (4.44%) Project Management
8 2 (4.44%) Migration
8 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.44%) Change Management
8 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.22%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.22%) Data Cleansing
9 1 (2.22%) Data Mapping
9 1 (2.22%) Logistics
9 1 (2.22%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (2.22%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 36 (80.00%) PL/SQL
1 36 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (42.22%) SC Cleared
1 19 (42.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) Informatica
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
3 2 (4.44%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.22%) Sage
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft