The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Retail 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 Retail over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Retail
Rank 115 129 128
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle Retail 26 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the Business Applications category 7.16% 1.27% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £419 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.38% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Oracle Retail
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
363 236 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.18% 8.31% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 103 123
Average daily rate £445 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £524 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £45.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -61.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.15 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £44.99 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

Oracle Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Oracle Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Oracle Retail
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 Retail across the North West region.

Oracle Retail Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle Retail
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Retail across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Oracle Retail Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Oracle Retail
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 Retail within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 December 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 +13 24 £463 +32.14%
Oracle Retail
England

Oracle Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Oracle Retail 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 Retail.

1 40 (100.00%) Oracle
1 40 (100.00%) Retail
2 12 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 10 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 10 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (17.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (17.50%) Selenium
5 6 (15.00%) SOAP
5 6 (15.00%) Web Services
5 6 (15.00%) SoapUI
6 5 (12.50%) Zephyr
6 5 (12.50%) Finance
6 5 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (12.50%) JIRA
6 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.00%) QA
7 4 (10.00%) Middleware
7 4 (10.00%) Project Management
7 4 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (10.00%) Workflow
7 4 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
8 3 (7.50%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (7.50%) Business Transformation
8 3 (7.50%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (7.50%) MS Project
8 3 (7.50%) ERP
8 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
8 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Oracle Retail 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 Retail. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Project
1 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (17.50%) Selenium
2 6 (15.00%) SoapUI
3 5 (12.50%) Zephyr
3 5 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) QAComplete
4 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 40 (100.00%) Retail
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Consultant
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle Consultant
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Test Leader
4 6 (15.00%) Business Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Oracle Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) Tester
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Lead Tester
7 3 (7.50%) DBA
7 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Tester
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) SOAP
1 6 (15.00%) Web Services
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (10.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Integration Testing
2 10 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 10 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) Workflow
4 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.50%) Business Transformation
5 3 (7.50%) ERP
5 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.50%) SOA
6 2 (5.00%) Test Management
6 2 (5.00%) System Testing
6 2 (5.00%) PLM
7 1 (2.50%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Transition Management
7 1 (2.50%) Change Control
7 1 (2.50%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.50%) Migration
7 1 (2.50%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) ISEB
1 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft