The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Applications skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Applications over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Scotland 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 114 110 110
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 12 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.43% 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.94% 6.67% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 1
Average daily rate £340 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £51.39 -
% change year-on-year
+2.15% -
Business Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
202 150 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.62% 6.40% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 65 113
Average daily rate £403 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £464 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Average hourly rate - £14.52 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
Oracle Applications
UK

Oracle Applications
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle Applications Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Applications across the Scotland region.

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Applications across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Oracle Applications
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications across the Scotland region.

Oracle Applications Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Oracle Applications
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +17 8 £340 -
Edinburgh -27 4 £358 -15.88%
Lanarkshire - - - -
Oracle Applications
UK

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 28 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (60.71%) Oracle Reports
3 16 (57.14%) Finance
4 15 (53.57%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (42.86%) Oracle Financials
6 11 (39.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database
7 10 (35.71%) System Testing
7 10 (35.71%) SQL
8 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
8 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
10 7 (25.00%) Change Management
10 7 (25.00%) SLA
10 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (25.00%) ITIL
11 6 (21.43%) ERP
11 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
11 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
12 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (17.86%) Project Management
13 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
13 3 (10.71%) Local Government
13 3 (10.71%) Oracle HRMS
13 3 (10.71%) Oracle Payroll
13 3 (10.71%) E-business
13 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
13 3 (10.71%) Java

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (42.86%) Oracle Financials
3 11 (39.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle HRMS
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.57%) Toad
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
1 8 (28.57%) Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Support Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) DBA
4 4 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 3 (10.71%) Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Release Manager
6 2 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Oracle Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Oracle Functional Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) GIS
1 2 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) AIX
1 1 (3.57%) Solaris
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) System Testing
2 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (25.00%) Change Management
3 7 (25.00%) ITIL
4 6 (21.43%) ERP
4 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (17.86%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) E-business
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.14%) CRM
7 2 (7.14%) SOA
7 2 (7.14%) Workflow
7 2 (7.14%) Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) JBoss