The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Applications skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Applications over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 132 131 118
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 8 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.070% 0.62%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.46% 1.36% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 11
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£500 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £399 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.92% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.50
Oracle Applications
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 South West region.

Business Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
231 147 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.36% 5.16% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 77 113
Average daily rate £413 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.08 £12.31 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.46% -29.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -47.08%

Oracle Applications
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Oracle Applications Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle Applications
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Oracle Applications Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle Applications
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
Gloucestershire -9 5 £500 +66.66% 3
Bristol - - - -
Oracle Applications
England

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 18 (81.82%) Oracle Database
3 16 (72.73%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (68.18%) PL/SQL
4 15 (68.18%) SQL
5 12 (54.55%) UNIX
6 10 (45.45%) Oracle APEX
6 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (45.45%) Linux
6 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
7 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
7 8 (36.36%) DV Cleared
8 7 (31.82%) ITIL
8 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
8 7 (31.82%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (27.27%) XML
9 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
9 6 (27.27%) jQuery
10 5 (22.73%) Java
11 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
11 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (18.18%) Solaris
11 4 (18.18%) Release Management
11 4 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (18.18%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (18.18%) Database Tuning
11 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (13.64%) Oracle Exadata
12 3 (13.64%) Oracle Certification

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (18.18%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle 9iAS
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
Business Applications
1 16 (72.73%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (81.82%) Oracle Database
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.55%) DB2
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.55%) JDeveloper
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) DBA
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle DBA
2 10 (45.45%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 7 (31.82%) Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) XML
1 6 (27.27%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) UNIX
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 4 (18.18%) Database Tuning
3 4 (18.18%) Release Management
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) E-business
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) PL/SQL
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
3 5 (22.73%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Sun
2 1 (4.55%) Micro Focus