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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 140 138 124
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 6 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.37% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.82% 5.15% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 4
Average daily rate £450 £500 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £415
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
213 233 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.08% 7.20% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 167 73
Average daily rate £400 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £527 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £17.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+116.90% -53.04%

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 8 February 2016. 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
Gloucestershire +8 4 £500 +11.11%
Wiltshire - 2 £400 -
Oracle Applications
England

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (30.00%) Workflow
6 3 (30.00%) Informatica
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (20.00%) MySQL
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (20.00%) Python
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) C++
7 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) Perl
7 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (30.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) DBA
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications Functional Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) E-Business Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Hyperion Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Drools
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) CGI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Informatica
3 2 (20.00%) OpenText
4 1 (10.00%) Hyperion