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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 132 126 109
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 8 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.56% 0.23%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.12% 6.80% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £335 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £431 £420
% change year-on-year
-7.08% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.50
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
194 250 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.07% 8.20% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 149 100
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £548 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.09%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Applications across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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 -14 7 £425 +36.00% 2
Wiltshire -4 1 £325 -23.52%
Oracle Applications
England

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
3 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
3 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database
4 8 (61.54%) PL/SQL
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
6 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (30.77%) Database Tuning
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (30.77%) Replication
7 4 (30.77%) UNIX
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) Python
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL
8 3 (23.08%) C#
8 3 (23.08%) C++
8 3 (23.08%) HTML
8 3 (23.08%) Java
8 3 (23.08%) OpenText
8 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
8 3 (23.08%) MySQL
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (23.08%) Ruby
8 3 (23.08%) Java EE
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
8 3 (23.08%) Drools

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Business Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) DBA
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) Java EE
1 3 (23.08%) Drools
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Database Tuning
1 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PL/SQL
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 3 (23.08%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) OpenText
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft