The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the North West region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Retail
Rank 120 129 141
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs citing Oracle Retail 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.037% 0.031%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.12% 0.41% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £368
% change year-on-year
- +15.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
291 242 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.62% 8.93% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 108 163
Average daily rate £401 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £51.00 £30.50 £45.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.21% -32.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.12 £43.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £44.90 £46.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+42.22% -21.73%
Oracle Retail
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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
Manchester - 9 £550 - 2
Oracle Retail
England

Oracle Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Retail
2 4 (30.77%) Transition Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (23.08%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) System Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Selenium
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Zephyr
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) MS Project
4 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (15.38%) Retek
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) PLM
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (15.38%) Zephyr
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Transition Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Management Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
1 4 (30.77%) Transition Management
2 2 (15.38%) System Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) PLM
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Retek
3 1 (7.69%) hybris
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft