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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 486 404 426
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +22
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 121 184 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.85% 4.00% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 83 57
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £312 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £422 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
4245 4595 4335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 8.73% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2564 2180
Average daily rate £450 £425 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 79
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £52.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -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 22 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 22 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 -67 114 £425 - 24
London -26 44 £438 +1.15% 10
South East -25 22 £300 -29.41% 2
North West -24 15 £500 +21.21% 5
City of London +11 13 £406 +8.33% 5
West Midlands -1 9 £450 - 2
East of England +13 8 £425 - 1
Hampshire -17 8 £375 -18.91%
West Sussex - 7 £275 -
Worthing - 7 £275 -
Hertfordshire +5 6 £500 - 1
Cheshire -11 6 £463 +16.49% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 6 £440 +6.66%
Tyne and Wear -16 6 £440 +6.66%
North East -18 6 £440 +6.66%
Solihull - 5 - -
Liverpool - 4 £500 - 1
Merseyside - 4 £500 - 1
Gosport +21 3 - -
Lancashire +10 3 £420 +8.45% 1
Berkshire -4 3 - - 2
Yorkshire -17 3 £425 - 1
Manchester -19 3 - -
Crewe - 3 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
South West - 3 £488 - 2
Preston +9 2 £420 -6.61% 1
Milton Keynes -1 2 £475 +31.03%
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £475 +24.59%
West Yorkshire -11 2 - -

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 263 (100.00%) Oracle
2 152 (57.79%) Oracle EBS
3 128 (48.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 117 (44.49%) SQL
5 107 (40.68%) PL/SQL
6 102 (38.78%) Finance
7 90 (34.22%) Oracle Database
8 68 (25.86%) Security Cleared
9 66 (25.10%) Oracle Reports
10 62 (23.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 61 (23.19%) SC Cleared
11 61 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
12 58 (22.05%) Oracle Forms
12 58 (22.05%) Oracle Workflow
12 58 (22.05%) Workflow
13 52 (19.77%) UNIX
14 46 (17.49%) Oracle RAC
15 40 (15.21%) Oracle General Ledger
16 39 (14.83%) WebLogic
17 38 (14.45%) Linux
17 38 (14.45%) Migration
18 34 (12.93%) ERP
18 34 (12.93%) Oracle Database 10g
19 33 (12.55%) SOA
19 33 (12.55%) Oracle Payables
20 31 (11.79%) Oracle Receivables
20 31 (11.79%) Oracle Fusion
20 31 (11.79%) Oracle Financials
21 29 (11.03%) Oracle Discoverer
21 29 (11.03%) Middleware

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 58 (22.05%) Oracle Workflow
2 39 (14.83%) WebLogic
3 14 (5.32%) Oracle 10gAS
4 13 (4.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (3.80%) Oracle Application Server
5 10 (3.80%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 6 (2.28%) SAS
7 5 (1.90%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (1.14%) Oracle 9iAS
8 3 (1.14%) Apache
9 2 (0.76%) Oracle BPEL
9 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.38%) Lync
10 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.38%) JBoss
10 1 (0.38%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.52%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.76%) MS Project
4 1 (0.38%) MS Office
4 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 152 (57.79%) Oracle EBS
2 128 (48.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 40 (15.21%) Oracle General Ledger
4 33 (12.55%) Oracle Payables
5 31 (11.79%) Oracle Receivables
5 31 (11.79%) Oracle Financials
6 25 (9.51%) Oracle HRMS
7 19 (7.22%) Oracle 11i
8 18 (6.84%) Oracle ERP
9 14 (5.32%) Oracle Assets
10 11 (4.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 10 (3.80%) Oracle Cash Management
11 10 (3.80%) Oracle iProcurement
12 8 (3.04%) Oracle TCA
13 7 (2.66%) Oracle Payroll
14 6 (2.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
15 4 (1.52%) FLEXCUBE
15 4 (1.52%) Hyperion Enterprise
15 4 (1.52%) Oracle iStore
16 3 (1.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) SoftLayer
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.04%) Internet
2 7 (2.66%) Intranet
3 6 (2.28%) SAN
4 2 (0.76%) DNS
4 2 (0.76%) FTP
5 1 (0.38%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.38%) NAS
5 1 (0.38%) VPN
5 1 (0.38%) SSL
5 1 (0.38%) Firewall
5 1 (0.38%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (34.22%) Oracle Database
2 66 (25.10%) Oracle Reports
3 62 (23.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 34 (12.93%) Oracle Database 10g
5 29 (11.03%) Oracle Discoverer
6 27 (10.27%) Oracle BI EE
7 20 (7.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 13 (4.94%) Oracle Database 12c
9 12 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (3.04%) RDBMS
10 8 (3.04%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.66%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (2.66%) SQL Server
12 6 (2.28%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.52%) OLAP
13 4 (1.52%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.52%) OLTP
13 4 (1.52%) Oracle OLAP
14 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 58 (22.05%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (3.80%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (2.66%) Toad
4 3 (1.14%) JDeveloper
4 3 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.14%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.38%) JConsole
5 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 102 (38.78%) Finance
2 22 (8.37%) General Ledger
3 10 (3.80%) Retail
4 7 (2.66%) Banking
5 4 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.52%) Legal
5 4 (1.52%) Advertising
6 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.14%) Local Government
6 3 (1.14%) Billing
7 2 (0.76%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 72 (27.38%) DBA
2 65 (24.71%) Oracle DBA
3 54 (20.53%) Consultant
3 54 (20.53%) Developer
4 53 (20.15%) Oracle Consultant
5 50 (19.01%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 43 (16.35%) Oracle Developer
7 25 (9.51%) Functional Consultant
8 24 (9.13%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 20 (7.60%) Analyst
10 13 (4.94%) Project Manager
11 12 (4.56%) ERP Consultant
12 11 (4.18%) Administrator
12 11 (4.18%) Oracle Applications Developer
13 10 (3.80%) Architect
14 9 (3.42%) Business Developer
14 9 (3.42%) Applications Developer
14 9 (3.42%) Oracle Analyst
14 9 (3.42%) Oracle Project Manager
14 9 (3.42%) Oracle HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.79%) Oracle Fusion
2 29 (11.03%) Middleware
3 20 (7.60%) XML
4 9 (3.42%) Web Services
5 3 (1.14%) WebCenter
6 2 (0.76%) JSP
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.38%) Drools
7 1 (0.38%) JRockit
7 1 (0.38%) HTML
7 1 (0.38%) .NET
7 1 (0.38%) JMS
7 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.84%) Clustering
2 10 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.66%) Statistics
4 5 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.52%) Derivative
5 4 (1.52%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.52%) SWIFT
5 4 (1.52%) Life Science
6 3 (1.14%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.38%) User Experience
8 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.38%) FMCG
8 1 (0.38%) iPad
8 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.38%) GIS
8 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 52 (19.77%) UNIX
2 38 (14.45%) Linux
3 19 (7.22%) HPUX
4 17 (6.46%) Windows
5 16 (6.08%) Solaris
6 13 (4.94%) AIX
7 7 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.52%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.76%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.38%) CentOS
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (23.19%) Business Intelligence
2 58 (22.05%) Workflow
3 38 (14.45%) Migration
4 34 (12.93%) ERP
5 33 (12.55%) SOA
6 29 (11.03%) Performance Tuning
7 24 (9.13%) ITIL
8 20 (7.60%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (7.22%) PRINCE2
10 18 (6.84%) CRM
11 17 (6.46%) E-business
11 17 (6.46%) Project Management
11 17 (6.46%) Configuration Management
12 16 (6.08%) Data Migration
13 13 (4.94%) Load Balancing
14 12 (4.56%) Problem Management
15 11 (4.18%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (3.80%) Incident Management
16 10 (3.80%) Procure-to-pay
17 9 (3.42%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 117 (44.49%) SQL
2 107 (40.68%) PL/SQL
3 24 (9.13%) Shell Script
4 19 (7.22%) Java
5 5 (1.90%) Perl
5 5 (1.90%) C
6 2 (0.76%) C#
7 1 (0.38%) C++
7 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.38%) VB
7 1 (0.38%) Python
7 1 (0.38%) Korn
7 1 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (25.86%) Security Cleared
2 61 (23.19%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.94%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.66%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (2.28%) Degree
5 6 (2.28%) MCITP
5 6 (2.28%) MCSE
5 6 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.52%) OCP
6 4 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.38%) CITP
7 1 (0.38%) CISSP
7 1 (0.38%) ISEB
7 1 (0.38%) ACCA
7 1 (0.38%) CISM
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.94%) SLA
2 7 (2.66%) QA
3 2 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (17.49%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.52%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.14%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (11.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 24 (9.13%) Data Guard
3 20 (7.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Statspack
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.38%) logstash
6 1 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.38%) SCCM
6 1 (0.38%) SCOM
6 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.38%) Control-M
6 1 (0.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 263 (100.00%) Oracle
2 18 (6.84%) Red Hat
3 10 (3.80%) HP
3 10 (3.80%) Hyperion
4 9 (3.42%) Pegasus
4 9 (3.42%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.04%) Informatica
6 5 (1.90%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.90%) VMware
7 4 (1.52%) NetApp
8 3 (1.14%) Sun
8 3 (1.14%) Siebel
8 3 (1.14%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.76%) SAP
9 2 (0.76%) IBM
9 2 (0.76%) Citrix
10 1 (0.38%) Lumesse
10 1 (0.38%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.38%) Cisco
10 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
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