The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle EBS 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 EBS over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle E-Business Suite (OEBS)
Rank 111 89 105
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 17 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.99% 0.36%
As % of the Business Applications category 8.42% 15.13% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 4
Average daily rate £355 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.29% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £30.00 £13.88
% change year-on-year
+75.00% +116.21%
Business Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
202 152 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.61% 6.54% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 65 113
Average daily rate £405 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £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 EBS
UK

Oracle EBS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle EBS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Oracle EBS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle EBS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Oracle EBS
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle EBS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Oracle EBS Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Oracle EBS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Oracle EBS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Oracle EBS
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 EBS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 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 +21 10 £348 -18.23% 2
Edinburgh -35 1 - - 4
Lanarkshire - - - -
Oracle EBS
UK

Oracle EBS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Oracle EBS 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 EBS.

1 32 (100.00%) Oracle
2 18 (56.25%) Oracle Reports
3 16 (50.00%) Finance
4 15 (46.88%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (46.88%) System Testing
5 13 (40.63%) SQL
6 12 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
7 11 (34.38%) Project Management
8 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 9 (28.13%) PL/SQL
9 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
10 8 (25.00%) Performance Testing
10 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
10 8 (25.00%) Change Management
10 8 (25.00%) ITIL
11 7 (21.88%) Oracle Financials
11 7 (21.88%) SLA
11 7 (21.88%) ERP
12 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
12 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
12 6 (18.75%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (12.50%) SOA
15 3 (9.38%) jQuery
15 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
15 3 (9.38%) Java EE
15 3 (9.38%) Dojo
15 3 (9.38%) Oracle General Ledger
15 3 (9.38%) Oracle Payables

Oracle EBS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Oracle EBS 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 EBS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle HRMS
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Payroll
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (3.13%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Local Government
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Consultant
2 8 (25.00%) Tester
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Performance Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Business Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Tester
6 3 (9.38%) E-Business Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) OBIEE Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Release Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Functional Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Oracle Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Oracle Functional Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) SOAP
1 3 (9.38%) Struts
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
1 3 (9.38%) XSLT
1 3 (9.38%) Java EE
1 3 (9.38%) Dojo
1 3 (9.38%) jQuery
1 3 (9.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) AIX
1 1 (3.13%) Solaris
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) System Testing
2 11 (34.38%) Project Management
3 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (25.00%) Change Management
3 8 (25.00%) ITIL
3 8 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 7 (21.88%) ERP
5 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) SOA
8 3 (9.38%) CRM
8 3 (9.38%) BPEL
8 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
9 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
9 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.25%) Workflow
10 1 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.38%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Informatica
4 1 (3.13%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
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