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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 452 383 401
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +18
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 148 191 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.35% 4.28% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 95 66
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £411 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £33.75 £52.50 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £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
4419 4467 4152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.24% 8.61% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2514 2429 2096
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.30 £16.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

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 27 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 27 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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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 -24 134 £425 +6.25% 27
London -7 46 £450 +28.57% 8
South East -42 29 £325 -7.14% 5
North West -15 19 £425 -5.55% 1
West Midlands +7 14 £375 +50.00% 3
Hampshire -18 14 £400 -13.27%
City of London +12 13 £438 +34.61% 6
Tyne and Wear +7 7 £465 +24.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 7 £465 +24.00%
Cheshire +3 7 £500 +25.94%
North East 0 7 £465 +24.00%
Worthing -9 7 £275 -21.42% 1
Manchester -19 7 £400 -12.32% 1
West Sussex -20 7 £275 -21.42% 1
Gosport +13 6 - -
Yorkshire -19 6 £425 +1.79% 3
East of England +8 5 £500 - 4
South West - 5 £500 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £438 - 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £438 -
Hertfordshire +5 3 £500 - 2
West Yorkshire -11 3 - - 2
Bradford -15 3 - -
Solihull - 3 - -
Scotland -18 2 £325 -8.45% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £425 - 2
Wembley - 2 £300 -
Surrey +1 1 - -
Portsmouth -1 1 - -

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 313 (100.00%) Oracle
2 177 (56.55%) Oracle EBS
3 165 (52.72%) SQL
4 158 (50.48%) PL/SQL
5 144 (46.01%) Oracle EBS R12
6 127 (40.58%) Finance
7 98 (31.31%) Security Cleared
8 95 (30.35%) Oracle Database
8 95 (30.35%) Oracle Reports
9 87 (27.80%) Workflow
9 87 (27.80%) Oracle Workflow
10 86 (27.48%) SC Cleared
11 80 (25.56%) Business Intelligence
12 76 (24.28%) Oracle Forms
13 69 (22.04%) UNIX
14 62 (19.81%) Oracle Database 11g
15 48 (15.34%) Oracle General Ledger
16 47 (15.02%) ERP
17 45 (14.38%) Oracle RAC
18 41 (13.10%) Migration
19 40 (12.78%) WebLogic
20 39 (12.46%) Oracle Receivables
21 38 (12.14%) Oracle Payables
21 38 (12.14%) Middleware
22 37 (11.82%) Oracle Financials
23 36 (11.50%) Oracle Fusion
24 34 (10.86%) Performance Tuning
24 34 (10.86%) Oracle RMAN
25 33 (10.54%) Oracle Discoverer
25 33 (10.54%) SOA

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 87 (27.80%) Oracle Workflow
2 40 (12.78%) WebLogic
3 14 (4.47%) Oracle 10gAS
4 11 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (3.51%) Oracle Application Server
5 9 (2.88%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 6 (1.92%) SAS
7 5 (1.60%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (0.96%) Oracle 9iAS
9 2 (0.64%) Oracle BPEL
9 2 (0.64%) Apache
9 2 (0.64%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.32%) IIS
10 1 (0.32%) Lync
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (1.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.96%) MS Project
2 3 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 177 (56.55%) Oracle EBS
2 144 (46.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 48 (15.34%) Oracle General Ledger
4 39 (12.46%) Oracle Receivables
5 38 (12.14%) Oracle Payables
6 37 (11.82%) Oracle Financials
7 27 (8.63%) Oracle HRMS
8 21 (6.71%) Oracle ERP
8 21 (6.71%) Oracle 11i
9 14 (4.47%) Oracle Assets
10 11 (3.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 9 (2.88%) Oracle TCA
12 8 (2.56%) Oracle iProcurement
13 7 (2.24%) Oracle Cash Management
14 6 (1.92%) Oracle Payroll
15 5 (1.60%) Oracle Retail
15 5 (1.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
16 4 (1.28%) Oracle iStore
16 4 (1.28%) FLEXCUBE
17 3 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.64%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.56%) Internet
2 7 (2.24%) Intranet
3 5 (1.60%) SAN
4 2 (0.64%) FTP
4 2 (0.64%) DNS
4 2 (0.64%) SSL
5 1 (0.32%) VPN
5 1 (0.32%) Firewall
5 1 (0.32%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.32%) NAS
5 1 (0.32%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (30.35%) Oracle Reports
1 95 (30.35%) Oracle Database
2 62 (19.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 33 (10.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 33 (10.54%) Oracle Discoverer
4 30 (9.58%) Oracle BI EE
5 25 (7.99%) Oracle Database 10g
6 15 (4.79%) Oracle Database 12c
7 12 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.19%) Oracle ODI
9 9 (2.88%) SQL Server
10 7 (2.24%) Oracle9i Database
10 7 (2.24%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.24%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.60%) SQLPlus
12 4 (1.28%) OLAP
12 4 (1.28%) OLTP
12 4 (1.28%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.28%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 76 (24.28%) Oracle Forms
2 18 (5.75%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (2.24%) Toad
4 3 (0.96%) JDeveloper
4 3 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (0.96%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.32%) JConsole
5 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 127 (40.58%) Finance
2 25 (7.99%) General Ledger
3 13 (4.15%) Retail
4 7 (2.24%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.24%) Banking
5 5 (1.60%) Advertising
6 4 (1.28%) Military
6 4 (1.28%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.96%) Legal
7 3 (0.96%) Marketing
8 2 (0.64%) Billing
8 2 (0.64%) Local Government
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 80 (25.56%) DBA
2 75 (23.96%) Developer
3 71 (22.68%) Oracle DBA
4 70 (22.36%) Consultant
5 68 (21.73%) Oracle Developer
5 68 (21.73%) Oracle Consultant
6 51 (16.29%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 23 (7.35%) Functional Consultant
8 22 (7.03%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 20 (6.39%) Analyst
10 14 (4.47%) Architect
10 14 (4.47%) Project Manager
10 14 (4.47%) Oracle Applications Developer
11 13 (4.15%) Administrator
11 13 (4.15%) Oracle Analyst
12 11 (3.51%) Oracle Applications Consultant
12 11 (3.51%) Oracle HR Consultant
13 10 (3.19%) ERP Consultant
13 10 (3.19%) Oracle Technical Consultant
13 10 (3.19%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.14%) Middleware
2 36 (11.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 24 (7.67%) XML
4 8 (2.56%) Web Services
5 4 (1.28%) jQuery
6 3 (0.96%) WebCenter
7 2 (0.64%) JSP
7 2 (0.64%) .NET
8 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.32%) JMS
8 1 (0.32%) JRockit
8 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.51%) Clustering
3 10 (3.19%) Statistics
4 6 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.28%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.28%) Derivative
5 4 (1.28%) Life Science
5 4 (1.28%) SWIFT
6 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.64%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.32%) FMCG
8 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.32%) Replication
8 1 (0.32%) PKI
8 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.32%) PMI
8 1 (0.32%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 69 (22.04%) UNIX
2 33 (10.54%) Linux
3 21 (6.71%) HPUX
4 17 (5.43%) Solaris
5 15 (4.79%) Windows
6 12 (3.83%) AIX
7 5 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.32%) SUSE
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (27.80%) Workflow
2 80 (25.56%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (15.02%) ERP
4 41 (13.10%) Migration
5 34 (10.86%) Performance Tuning
6 33 (10.54%) ITIL
6 33 (10.54%) SOA
7 25 (7.99%) Disaster Recovery
8 24 (7.67%) Configuration Management
9 23 (7.35%) E-business
10 22 (7.03%) Project Management
10 22 (7.03%) PRINCE2
11 16 (5.11%) Regression Testing
11 16 (5.11%) Load Balancing
11 16 (5.11%) Data Migration
12 14 (4.47%) Test Scripting
12 14 (4.47%) Problem Management
12 14 (4.47%) CRM
13 13 (4.15%) Incident Management
14 10 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 165 (52.72%) SQL
2 158 (50.48%) PL/SQL
3 32 (10.22%) Shell Script
4 16 (5.11%) Java
5 7 (2.24%) C
6 5 (1.60%) Perl
7 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.64%) C#
7 2 (0.64%) Korn
8 1 (0.32%) C++
8 1 (0.32%) COBOL
8 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 98 (31.31%) Security Cleared
2 86 (27.48%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.11%) DV Cleared
4 10 (3.19%) Degree
5 8 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.24%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (1.92%) MCSE
7 6 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.92%) MCITP
8 4 (1.28%) BC Cleared
8 4 (1.28%) OCP
8 4 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.64%) CISSP
10 2 (0.64%) CISM
11 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.32%) CITP
11 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.32%) ISEB
11 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.75%) SLA
2 10 (3.19%) QA
3 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (14.38%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.96%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 34 (10.86%) Oracle RMAN
2 22 (7.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 19 (6.07%) Data Guard
4 5 (1.60%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.32%) Control-M
6 1 (0.32%) Nagios
6 1 (0.32%) SCCM
6 1 (0.32%) SCOM
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 313 (100.00%) Oracle
2 26 (8.31%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.51%) HP
4 9 (2.88%) Pegasus
4 9 (2.88%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.24%) Informatica
6 6 (1.92%) VMware
7 5 (1.60%) Hyperion
7 5 (1.60%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.96%) SAP
8 3 (0.96%) Sun
8 3 (0.96%) NetApp
8 3 (0.96%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.64%) Siebel
9 2 (0.64%) IBM
9 2 (0.64%) Citrix
10 1 (0.32%) Primavera
10 1 (0.32%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.32%) BT
10 1 (0.32%) Cisco
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £48000 - £58000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
North Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
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