The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Applications skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Applications over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 469 408 422
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +14
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 143 190 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.33% 4.12% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 85 56
Average daily rate
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£428 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £399 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.64% -6.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £51.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £51.39
% change year-on-year
- +2.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4297 4612 4259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.70% 8.58% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2408 2605 2167
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 48 77
Average hourly rate £20.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £15.00 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.82 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-14.64% -0.82%

Oracle Applications
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Oracle Applications Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Applications within the UK.

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Applications within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Applications
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications within the UK.

Oracle Applications Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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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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
England -40 131 £430 +4.87% 24
London -30 44 £450 +12.50% 10
South East -15 25 £300 -27.27% 8
North West -22 19 £450 +5.88% 1
Hampshire -17 12 £375 -15.73% 2
West Midlands - 11 £400 -
City of London +16 10 £419 +28.84% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 9 £440 +17.33%
Tyne and Wear -6 9 £440 +17.33%
North East -10 9 £440 +17.33% 1
East of England +11 8 £500 - 2
Cheshire -3 8 £425 +7.05%
Worthing - 7 £275 -
West Sussex - 7 £275 -
South West - 6 £500 - 1
Gosport +22 5 - -
Hertfordshire +1 5 £500 - 2
Yorkshire -11 5 £425 -15.00% 1
Manchester -27 5 £450 -
Gloucester - 5 £500 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £500 -
Wolverhampton - 4 £400 -
Milton Keynes +9 3 - -
Lancashire +3 3 £420 +8.45%
Buckinghamshire 0 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire -3 3 - -
Scotland -8 3 £325 -4.41%
Merseyside - 3 £500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £425 -
Solihull - 3 - -

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 270 (100.00%) Oracle
2 155 (57.41%) Oracle EBS
3 128 (47.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 127 (47.04%) SQL
5 118 (43.70%) PL/SQL
6 102 (37.78%) Finance
7 96 (35.56%) Oracle Database
8 76 (28.15%) Security Cleared
9 69 (25.56%) Oracle Reports
10 68 (25.19%) SC Cleared
11 63 (23.33%) Oracle Database 11g
12 60 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
12 60 (22.22%) Workflow
12 60 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
13 59 (21.85%) Business Intelligence
14 58 (21.48%) UNIX
15 46 (17.04%) Oracle RAC
16 44 (16.30%) Oracle General Ledger
17 38 (14.07%) WebLogic
18 37 (13.70%) SOA
18 37 (13.70%) Oracle Payables
19 36 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
19 36 (13.33%) Migration
20 35 (12.96%) Middleware
20 35 (12.96%) Oracle Receivables
21 32 (11.85%) Performance Tuning
21 32 (11.85%) Linux
22 31 (11.48%) ERP
22 31 (11.48%) Oracle RMAN
23 30 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 60 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
2 38 (14.07%) WebLogic
3 16 (5.93%) Oracle 10gAS
4 13 (4.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (3.70%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 10 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (2.22%) SAS
7 5 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (1.11%) Oracle 9iAS
8 3 (1.11%) Apache
9 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPEL
10 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.37%) IIS
10 1 (0.37%) JBoss
10 1 (0.37%) Lync
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 5 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.11%) MS Project
3 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 155 (57.41%) Oracle EBS
2 128 (47.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 44 (16.30%) Oracle General Ledger
4 37 (13.70%) Oracle Payables
5 35 (12.96%) Oracle Receivables
6 29 (10.74%) Oracle Financials
7 25 (9.26%) Oracle HRMS
8 20 (7.41%) Oracle 11i
9 18 (6.67%) Oracle Assets
10 16 (5.93%) Oracle ERP
11 11 (4.07%) Oracle Cash Management
11 11 (4.07%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 10 (3.70%) Oracle iProcurement
13 8 (2.96%) Oracle TCA
14 6 (2.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 6 (2.22%) Oracle Payroll
15 5 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
16 4 (1.48%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
16 4 (1.48%) FLEXCUBE
16 4 (1.48%) Oracle iStore
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.37%) Taleo
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.96%) Internet
2 7 (2.59%) Intranet
3 6 (2.22%) SAN
4 2 (0.74%) FTP
4 2 (0.74%) DNS
5 1 (0.37%) SSL
5 1 (0.37%) VPN
5 1 (0.37%) Firewall
5 1 (0.37%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.37%) NAS
5 1 (0.37%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (35.56%) Oracle Database
2 69 (25.56%) Oracle Reports
3 63 (23.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 30 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
5 29 (10.74%) Oracle Database 10g
6 24 (8.89%) Oracle BI EE
7 20 (7.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 13 (4.81%) Oracle Database 12c
9 12 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
11 9 (3.33%) Relational Database
11 9 (3.33%) RDBMS
12 8 (2.96%) SQL Server
13 6 (2.22%) Oracle9i Database
14 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (1.48%) Oracle OLAP
15 4 (1.48%) Data Mining
15 4 (1.48%) OLAP
15 4 (1.48%) OLTP
16 3 (1.11%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 60 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (5.19%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (2.22%) Toad
4 3 (1.11%) JDeveloper
4 3 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.11%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.37%) JConsole
5 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 102 (37.78%) Finance
2 24 (8.89%) General Ledger
3 13 (4.81%) Retail
4 7 (2.59%) Banking
5 4 (1.48%) Legal
5 4 (1.48%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.48%) Advertising
6 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.74%) Local Government
6 2 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Billing
7 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 80 (29.63%) DBA
2 72 (26.67%) Oracle DBA
3 58 (21.48%) Developer
4 54 (20.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 52 (19.26%) Consultant
6 51 (18.89%) Oracle Consultant
7 48 (17.78%) Oracle Developer
8 23 (8.52%) Functional Consultant
9 22 (8.15%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 21 (7.78%) Analyst
11 13 (4.81%) Project Manager
12 12 (4.44%) Administrator
13 11 (4.07%) Oracle Applications Developer
14 10 (3.70%) ERP Consultant
14 10 (3.70%) Oracle Analyst
15 9 (3.33%) Oracle Project Manager
15 9 (3.33%) Oracle HR Consultant
15 9 (3.33%) Architect
15 9 (3.33%) Business Developer
16 8 (2.96%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 35 (12.96%) Middleware
3 20 (7.41%) XML
4 9 (3.33%) Web Services
5 3 (1.11%) WebCenter
6 2 (0.74%) jQuery
6 2 (0.74%) JSP
7 1 (0.37%) HTML
7 1 (0.37%) .NET
7 1 (0.37%) JMS
7 1 (0.37%) JRockit
7 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.37%) Java EE
7 1 (0.37%) Drools
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.19%) Clustering
2 13 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.33%) Statistics
4 5 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.48%) SWIFT
5 4 (1.48%) Life Science
5 4 (1.48%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.48%) Derivative
6 3 (1.11%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.37%) FMCG
8 1 (0.37%) iPad
8 1 (0.37%) PKI
8 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.37%) GIS
8 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (21.48%) UNIX
2 32 (11.85%) Linux
3 21 (7.78%) HPUX
4 16 (5.93%) Solaris
5 13 (4.81%) Windows
6 12 (4.44%) AIX
7 7 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.74%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.37%) SUSE
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (22.22%) Workflow
2 59 (21.85%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (13.70%) SOA
4 36 (13.33%) Migration
5 32 (11.85%) Performance Tuning
6 31 (11.48%) ERP
7 26 (9.63%) ITIL
8 22 (8.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (7.78%) Configuration Management
10 19 (7.04%) E-business
10 19 (7.04%) PRINCE2
11 18 (6.67%) CRM
11 18 (6.67%) Project Management
12 15 (5.56%) Load Balancing
13 14 (5.19%) Data Migration
14 12 (4.44%) Problem Management
14 12 (4.44%) Incident Management
15 10 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (3.70%) Regression Testing
15 10 (3.70%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 127 (47.04%) SQL
2 118 (43.70%) PL/SQL
3 28 (10.37%) Shell Script
4 22 (8.15%) Java
5 5 (1.85%) Perl
6 4 (1.48%) C
7 2 (0.74%) C#
7 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.37%) VB
8 1 (0.37%) Python
8 1 (0.37%) C++
8 1 (0.37%) Ruby
8 1 (0.37%) Korn
Qualifications
1 76 (28.15%) Security Cleared
2 68 (25.19%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.93%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.59%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.22%) MCSE
5 6 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.22%) MCITP
5 6 (2.22%) Degree
6 4 (1.48%) OCP
6 4 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.37%) ACCA
7 1 (0.37%) CISM
7 1 (0.37%) ISEB
7 1 (0.37%) CISSP
7 1 (0.37%) CITP
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.81%) SLA
2 9 (3.33%) QA
3 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (17.04%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.11%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (11.48%) Oracle RMAN
2 22 (8.15%) Data Guard
2 22 (8.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (1.85%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.37%) logstash
6 1 (0.37%) Control-M
6 1 (0.37%) Nagios
6 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.37%) SCCM
6 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 270 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (5.19%) Red Hat
3 11 (4.07%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.70%) HP
5 9 (3.33%) Informatica
5 9 (3.33%) Pegasus
6 6 (2.22%) Hyperion
7 5 (1.85%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.48%) NetApp
9 3 (1.11%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.11%) Sun
9 3 (1.11%) Siebel
10 2 (0.74%) SAP
10 2 (0.74%) IBM
10 2 (0.74%) Citrix
11 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.37%) BT
11 1 (0.37%) OpenText
11 1 (0.37%) Sybase
11 1 (0.37%) Cisco
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