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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 445 395 380
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -15
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 137 166 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.15% 3.85% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 86 71
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£425 £378 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% -8.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.75 - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.50

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
4356 4312 3937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.55% 8.74% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2428 2287 1980
Average daily rate £450 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 55
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-32.07% -29.89%

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 March 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 March 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
England -36 120 £425 +12.58% 27
London -13 37 £450 +28.57% 10
South East -21 27 £275 -21.42% 2
North West -10 22 £450 -3.94% 6
Hampshire -12 14 £400 -13.04% 1
West Midlands +10 13 £375 +36.36% 2
Manchester -10 10 £400 -25.92% 3
Cheshire +9 9 £475 +19.64%
South West - 8 £500 - 1
City of London +3 7 £513 +42.85% 6
Gosport +1 7 - - 1
West Sussex -19 7 £275 -21.42%
Worthing -13 6 £275 -21.42%
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 5 £479 +62.92%
Tyne and Wear +8 5 £479 +62.92%
North East +7 5 £479 +84.07%
Gloucestershire - 5 £500 - 1
Solihull - 3 - -
East of England +15 2 £500 - 2
Scotland -22 2 £325 -7.14% 1
Wembley - 2 £300 -
Portsmouth -2 1 - -
Havant -5 1 £400 -8.83%
Surrey -7 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Kent - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 319 (100.00%) Oracle
2 172 (53.92%) Oracle EBS
3 166 (52.04%) SQL
4 165 (51.72%) PL/SQL
5 145 (45.45%) Oracle EBS R12
6 126 (39.50%) Finance
7 97 (30.41%) Security Cleared
7 97 (30.41%) Oracle Database
8 96 (30.09%) Oracle Reports
9 88 (27.59%) Workflow
9 88 (27.59%) Oracle Workflow
9 88 (27.59%) SC Cleared
10 79 (24.76%) Oracle Forms
11 74 (23.20%) Business Intelligence
12 70 (21.94%) UNIX
13 57 (17.87%) Oracle Database 11g
14 48 (15.05%) Oracle General Ledger
15 47 (14.73%) Oracle RAC
16 42 (13.17%) Oracle Receivables
16 42 (13.17%) ERP
16 42 (13.17%) Oracle Financials
17 38 (11.91%) WebLogic
17 38 (11.91%) Migration
17 38 (11.91%) Oracle Payables
18 37 (11.60%) Shell Script
19 36 (11.29%) ITIL
20 35 (10.97%) Linux
20 35 (10.97%) SOA
20 35 (10.97%) Middleware
21 34 (10.66%) Oracle Discoverer

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 88 (27.59%) Oracle Workflow
2 38 (11.91%) WebLogic
3 15 (4.70%) Oracle 10gAS
4 11 (3.45%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (2.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.57%) SAS
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle 9iAS
8 3 (0.94%) AquaLogic
8 3 (0.94%) Apache
9 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle BPEL
10 1 (0.31%) IIS
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.31%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (0.94%) MS Project
1 3 (0.94%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 172 (53.92%) Oracle EBS
2 145 (45.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 48 (15.05%) Oracle General Ledger
4 42 (13.17%) Oracle Financials
4 42 (13.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 38 (11.91%) Oracle Payables
6 29 (9.09%) Oracle HRMS
7 23 (7.21%) Oracle 11i
8 20 (6.27%) Oracle ERP
9 14 (4.39%) Oracle Assets
10 12 (3.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 9 (2.82%) Oracle Cash Management
11 9 (2.82%) Oracle TCA
12 6 (1.88%) Oracle Payroll
12 6 (1.88%) Oracle iProcurement
13 4 (1.25%) Oracle iStore
13 4 (1.25%) FLEXCUBE
13 4 (1.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 4 (1.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
14 3 (0.94%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.19%) Internet
2 6 (1.88%) Intranet
3 3 (0.94%) SAN
4 1 (0.31%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.31%) NAS
4 1 (0.31%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.31%) FTP
4 1 (0.31%) VPN
4 1 (0.31%) DNS
4 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (30.41%) Oracle Database
2 96 (30.09%) Oracle Reports
3 57 (17.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 34 (10.66%) Oracle Discoverer
5 33 (10.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 30 (9.40%) Oracle BI EE
7 24 (7.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
8 10 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
9 9 (2.82%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.82%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.51%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (1.88%) SQLPlus
12 5 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.57%) SQL Server
13 4 (1.25%) Oracle Exadata
14 3 (0.94%) BusinessObjects XI
14 3 (0.94%) MS Access
14 3 (0.94%) Oracle OWB
15 2 (0.63%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 79 (24.76%) Oracle Forms
2 21 (6.58%) Oracle APEX
3 8 (2.51%) Toad
4 4 (1.25%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.31%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.31%) PVCS
5 1 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 126 (39.50%) Finance
2 25 (7.84%) General Ledger
3 9 (2.82%) Retail
4 6 (1.88%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.57%) Advertising
5 5 (1.57%) Military
5 5 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.57%) Marketing
6 4 (1.25%) Banking
7 2 (0.63%) Automotive
7 2 (0.63%) Local Government
8 1 (0.31%) Billing
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 82 (25.71%) Developer
2 79 (24.76%) DBA
3 74 (23.20%) Oracle Developer
4 72 (22.57%) Consultant
5 70 (21.94%) Oracle Consultant
6 69 (21.63%) Oracle DBA
7 48 (15.05%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 23 (7.21%) Functional Consultant
9 22 (6.90%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 18 (5.64%) Analyst
11 17 (5.33%) Oracle Applications Developer
12 15 (4.70%) Architect
13 14 (4.39%) Project Manager
13 14 (4.39%) Technical Consultant
13 14 (4.39%) Oracle Technical Consultant
13 14 (4.39%) Oracle Analyst
14 13 (4.08%) Oracle Applications Consultant
14 13 (4.08%) Applications Developer
15 12 (3.76%) Administrator
16 11 (3.45%) Oracle HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (10.97%) Middleware
2 34 (10.66%) Oracle Fusion
3 27 (8.46%) XML
4 7 (2.19%) Web Services
4 7 (2.19%) jQuery
5 5 (1.57%) WebCenter
6 3 (0.94%) Java EE
7 2 (0.63%) JSP
7 2 (0.63%) .NET
8 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.13%) Statistics
3 8 (2.51%) Clustering
4 5 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.25%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.25%) Derivative
5 4 (1.25%) SWIFT
6 3 (0.94%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.94%) Life Science
6 3 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.63%) Replication
7 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.63%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.31%) FMCG
8 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.31%) PMI
8 1 (0.31%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.31%) DTV
8 1 (0.31%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 70 (21.94%) UNIX
2 35 (10.97%) Linux
3 19 (5.96%) HPUX
4 18 (5.64%) Solaris
5 11 (3.45%) AIX
6 10 (3.13%) Windows
7 5 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.63%) Android
9 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (27.59%) Workflow
2 74 (23.20%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (13.17%) ERP
4 38 (11.91%) Migration
5 36 (11.29%) ITIL
6 35 (10.97%) SOA
7 33 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
8 27 (8.46%) E-business
9 26 (8.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (7.52%) Configuration Management
11 23 (7.21%) PRINCE2
12 21 (6.58%) Project Management
13 19 (5.96%) Regression Testing
14 16 (5.02%) Load Balancing
15 15 (4.70%) CRM
16 13 (4.08%) Problem Management
16 13 (4.08%) Incident Management
16 13 (4.08%) Test Scripting
16 13 (4.08%) Data Migration
17 12 (3.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 166 (52.04%) SQL
2 165 (51.72%) PL/SQL
3 37 (11.60%) Shell Script
4 19 (5.96%) Java
5 5 (1.57%) Perl
6 4 (1.25%) C
7 2 (0.63%) C#
7 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.63%) Korn
8 1 (0.31%) VB
8 1 (0.31%) C++
8 1 (0.31%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 97 (30.41%) Security Cleared
2 88 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.70%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.82%) Degree
5 8 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.57%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (1.57%) MCSE
6 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.57%) MCITP
6 5 (1.57%) VCP4
7 4 (1.25%) BC Cleared
7 4 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.63%) Siebel Certification
9 2 (0.63%) CISSP
9 2 (0.63%) CISM
10 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.31%) CITP
10 1 (0.31%) ISEB
10 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.15%) SLA
2 9 (2.82%) QA
3 3 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 47 (14.73%) Oracle RAC
2 34 (10.66%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (6.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 18 (5.64%) Data Guard
3 6 (1.88%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.94%) OpenView
6 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.31%) Control-M
6 1 (0.31%) Nagios
6 1 (0.31%) SCCM
6 1 (0.31%) SCOM
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 319 (100.00%) Oracle
2 24 (7.52%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.39%) HP
4 8 (2.51%) Red Hat
4 8 (2.51%) Business Objects
5 7 (2.19%) Informatica
5 7 (2.19%) Pegasus
5 7 (2.19%) VMware
6 4 (1.25%) Siebel
6 4 (1.25%) Hyperion
7 3 (0.94%) Sun
7 3 (0.94%) SAP
7 3 (0.94%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.63%) IBM
9 1 (0.31%) Citrix
9 1 (0.31%) Primavera
9 1 (0.31%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.31%) BT
9 1 (0.31%) Sybase
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco
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