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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 402 424 414
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 213 151 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.21% 3.19% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 50 81
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£443 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £403 £408
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 -

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
5059 4731 5452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.10% 8.86% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2644 2494 2683
Average daily rate £450 £434 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 88 67
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.11% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 £11.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.37 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -14.58%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 +39 169 £450 +12.50% 20
London +1 55 £441 +10.31% 11
South East +6 49 £495 +31.12% 6
Scotland 0 28 £358 -10.62% 2
Hampshire +3 24 £450 +10.09% 2
South West -21 16 £450 +13.92%
Buckinghamshire - 16 £495 - 1
Milton Keynes - 15 £495 -
Glasgow +1 14 £315 -21.25% 2
North East -9 14 £440 +46.66%
Gloucestershire - 14 £450 -
Yorkshire +18 13 £290 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 13 £440 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 13 £440 -
West Yorkshire +14 11 £290 - 1
City of London +19 9 £375 +15.38% 4
Berkshire +10 9 - -
East Midlands +9 9 £338 +22.72%
East of England -19 5 £465 +69.09%
Havant -5 4 £445 +5.95%
Edinburgh -5 4 £425 -
Cheltenham - 4 £450 -
North West -11 3 £290 -28.52%
Manchester -3 2 - -
Midlands +3 1 - -
Wiltshire -10 1 £425 -
Hertfordshire -13 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Luton - - - -

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 419 (100.00%) Oracle
2 229 (54.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 199 (47.49%) Oracle EBS
4 174 (41.53%) SQL
5 160 (38.19%) Finance
6 121 (28.88%) PL/SQL
7 96 (22.91%) Oracle Database
8 91 (21.72%) Oracle Payables
9 90 (21.48%) Oracle Receivables
10 87 (20.76%) Oracle General Ledger
11 84 (20.05%) Oracle Forms
12 78 (18.62%) SOA
12 78 (18.62%) Security Cleared
13 77 (18.38%) Oracle Reports
14 69 (16.47%) SC Cleared
15 67 (15.99%) Migration
16 61 (14.56%) Oracle 11i
17 58 (13.84%) ERP
17 58 (13.84%) Workflow
18 57 (13.60%) Oracle Workflow
19 56 (13.37%) Oracle Financials
20 54 (12.89%) WebLogic
20 54 (12.89%) Middleware
21 52 (12.41%) UNIX
21 52 (12.41%) Oracle Assets
22 50 (11.93%) Oracle BI EE
23 48 (11.46%) XML
24 47 (11.22%) Data Migration
25 43 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
25 43 (10.26%) E-business

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 57 (13.60%) Oracle Workflow
2 54 (12.89%) WebLogic
3 28 (6.68%) Apache
4 14 (3.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.43%) MQSeries
6 6 (1.43%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.43%) Oracle 10gAS
7 3 (0.72%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (0.72%) Oracle UPK
8 2 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.48%) IIS
8 2 (0.48%) Liferay
8 2 (0.48%) Confluence
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.24%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 10 (2.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.95%) MS Office
3 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 229 (54.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 199 (47.49%) Oracle EBS
3 91 (21.72%) Oracle Payables
4 90 (21.48%) Oracle Receivables
5 87 (20.76%) Oracle General Ledger
6 61 (14.56%) Oracle 11i
7 56 (13.37%) Oracle Financials
8 52 (12.41%) Oracle Assets
9 28 (6.68%) Oracle Cash Management
10 25 (5.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 21 (5.01%) Oracle iProcurement
12 15 (3.58%) Oracle ASCP
13 14 (3.34%) Oracle ERP
14 13 (3.10%) Oracle HRMS
15 12 (2.86%) Oracle Payroll
16 11 (2.63%) Oracle CRM
17 9 (2.15%) Oracle Manufacturing
18 8 (1.91%) Oracle E-Business Tax
19 7 (1.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
20 5 (1.19%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.48%) SaaS
2 1 (0.24%) PaaS
2 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.44%) SAN
2 3 (0.72%) LDAP
3 1 (0.24%) LAN
3 1 (0.24%) WAN
3 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.24%) Internet
3 1 (0.24%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (22.91%) Oracle Database
2 77 (18.38%) Oracle Reports
3 50 (11.93%) Oracle BI EE
4 43 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 32 (7.64%) SQL Server
6 31 (7.40%) Oracle Discoverer
7 30 (7.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 24 (5.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 23 (5.49%) Oracle ODI
10 22 (5.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (4.53%) SQLPlus
12 12 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
13 10 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.67%) MS Access
15 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.95%) Relational Database
16 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
16 3 (0.72%) RDBMS
17 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 84 (20.05%) Oracle Forms
2 18 (4.30%) Toad
3 8 (1.91%) JDeveloper
4 7 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.95%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.48%) FishEye
7 2 (0.48%) ProC
7 2 (0.48%) Subversion
7 2 (0.48%) JIRA
7 2 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Developer 2000
8 1 (0.24%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 160 (38.19%) Finance
2 37 (8.83%) General Ledger
3 31 (7.40%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.34%) Back Office
5 13 (3.10%) Banking
6 11 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.15%) Retail
8 6 (1.43%) Military
9 5 (1.19%) Billing
10 4 (0.95%) Local Government
11 3 (0.72%) Legal
12 2 (0.48%) Publishing
13 1 (0.24%) Advertising
13 1 (0.24%) Electronics
13 1 (0.24%) Czech Language
13 1 (0.24%) Hungarian Language
13 1 (0.24%) Latvian Language
13 1 (0.24%) Lithuanian Language
13 1 (0.24%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.24%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 120 (28.64%) Consultant
2 101 (24.11%) Oracle Consultant
3 68 (16.23%) Oracle DBA
3 68 (16.23%) DBA
4 52 (12.41%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 50 (11.93%) Developer
6 38 (9.07%) Oracle Developer
7 37 (8.83%) Analyst
8 33 (7.88%) Functional Consultant
9 32 (7.64%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 28 (6.68%) Architect
10 28 (6.68%) Project Manager
11 23 (5.49%) Technical Consultant
12 22 (5.25%) Oracle Analyst
13 20 (4.77%) Oracle Applications Consultant
13 20 (4.77%) Oracle Technical Consultant
14 19 (4.53%) Oracle Financials Consultant
15 17 (4.06%) Oracle Applications Developer
16 16 (3.82%) Oracle Project Manager
17 14 (3.34%) Oracle Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (12.89%) Middleware
2 48 (11.46%) XML
3 23 (5.49%) Oracle Fusion
4 16 (3.82%) .NET
5 14 (3.34%) ASP.NET
6 11 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (1.67%) Oracle ADF
8 6 (1.43%) WebCenter
8 6 (1.43%) Web Services
8 6 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (1.19%) J2EE
10 3 (0.72%) EDI
10 3 (0.72%) WSDL
10 3 (0.72%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.72%) Velocity
11 2 (0.48%) HTML
11 2 (0.48%) SOAP
11 2 (0.48%) Spring
12 1 (0.24%) JSF
12 1 (0.24%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.10%) Data Conversion
2 11 (2.63%) N-Tier
3 10 (2.39%) Data Extraction
4 8 (1.91%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.67%) Replication
6 3 (0.72%) Kindle
6 3 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.48%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.24%) iPad
8 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.24%) Clustering
8 1 (0.24%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.24%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.24%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.24%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 52 (12.41%) UNIX
2 38 (9.07%) Linux
3 18 (4.30%) Windows
4 9 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.19%) AIX
6 3 (0.72%) Solaris
7 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.48%) HPUX
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (18.62%) SOA
2 67 (15.99%) Migration
3 58 (13.84%) ERP
3 58 (13.84%) Workflow
4 47 (11.22%) Data Migration
5 43 (10.26%) E-business
6 38 (9.07%) Business Intelligence
6 38 (9.07%) CRM
7 29 (6.92%) Project Management
8 23 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (5.25%) ITIL
10 21 (5.01%) Regression Testing
11 20 (4.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (4.77%) Procure-to-pay
12 19 (4.53%) Cash Management
12 19 (4.53%) Unit Testing
13 18 (4.30%) Change Management
13 18 (4.30%) PRINCE2
13 18 (4.30%) ETL
13 18 (4.30%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 174 (41.53%) SQL
2 121 (28.88%) PL/SQL
3 42 (10.02%) Java
4 40 (9.55%) C#
5 27 (6.44%) VB
6 25 (5.97%) Shell Script
7 24 (5.73%) T-SQL
8 20 (4.77%) Perl
8 20 (4.77%) Korn
9 15 (3.58%) R
10 7 (1.67%) VBA
11 5 (1.19%) C
12 2 (0.48%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 78 (18.62%) Security Cleared
2 69 (16.47%) SC Cleared
3 26 (6.21%) ISTQB
4 24 (5.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 14 (3.34%) Degree
6 13 (3.10%) DV Cleared
7 12 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.86%) CCNA
8 11 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.72%) ISEB
11 2 (0.48%) OCP
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.24%) CISSP
12 1 (0.24%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.88%) QA
2 26 (6.21%) SLA
3 6 (1.43%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.72%) COBIT
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (6.68%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) OCFS2
4 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (5.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 15 (3.58%) Data Guard
3 11 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.43%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 419 (100.00%) Oracle
2 42 (10.02%) HP
3 19 (4.53%) Microsoft
4 18 (4.30%) Pegasus
5 10 (2.39%) Red Hat
5 10 (2.39%) Informatica
5 10 (2.39%) Primavera
5 10 (2.39%) VMware
6 8 (1.91%) CODA
6 8 (1.91%) SAP
7 7 (1.67%) Sage
7 7 (1.67%) Talend
8 5 (1.19%) Business Objects
8 5 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (1.19%) Siebel
8 5 (1.19%) IBM
9 4 (0.95%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.72%) Cognos
11 2 (0.48%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.48%) webMethods
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