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 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 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 106 100 96
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 22 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Business Applications category 11.06% 4.88% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £420 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £426 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.81% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £56.00
% change year-on-year
- -76.78%
Business Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
199 164 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.23% 6.67% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 70 78
Average daily rate £420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £165.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+42.22% -21.73%
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
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 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
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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
Glasgow +5 12 - -
Edinburgh -17 5 £425 -
West Lothian - - - - 2
Oracle Applications
UK

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 36 (100.00%) Oracle
2 22 (61.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (41.67%) Oracle Database
5 14 (38.89%) SOA
6 13 (36.11%) Finance
7 10 (27.78%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (27.78%) SQL
8 9 (25.00%) ITIL
8 9 (25.00%) ERP
8 9 (25.00%) SLA
8 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (25.00%) R
9 8 (22.22%) Change Management
9 8 (22.22%) Java
9 8 (22.22%) Test Scripting
10 7 (19.44%) System Testing
10 7 (19.44%) Oracle HRMS
10 7 (19.44%) E-business
10 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
11 6 (16.67%) CRM
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle Payroll
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (16.67%) Workflow
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
12 5 (13.89%) PL/SQL
12 5 (13.89%) WebLogic
12 5 (13.89%) HP

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (13.89%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (61.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle HRMS
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Local Government
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Consultant
1 14 (38.89%) Oracle Consultant
2 6 (16.67%) Support Consultant
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle HR Consultant
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
2 6 (16.67%) Payroll Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (13.89%) DBA
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 3 (8.33%) Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.78%) REST
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (2.78%) Java EE 5
2 1 (2.78%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (2.78%) iPad
2 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.78%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Solaris
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) SOA
2 9 (25.00%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) ERP
3 8 (22.22%) Change Management
3 8 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 7 (19.44%) System Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
4 7 (19.44%) E-business
5 6 (16.67%) Workflow
5 6 (16.67%) CRM
6 5 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.33%) Project Management
8 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.56%) Scrum
9 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (5.56%) Migration
10 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) R
3 8 (22.22%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) PL/SQL
5 4 (11.11%) VB
5 4 (11.11%) C#
6 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.78%) CCNA
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.56%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) JBoss
5 1 (2.78%) VMware