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 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 415 401 407
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 199 175 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.94% 3.74% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 63 90
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£450 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £62.65

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
5053 4685 5552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.74% 8.87% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 2478 2779
Average daily rate £450 £436 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 80 85
Average hourly rate £31.16 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.05% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £10.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.75 £45.00 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.37 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -43.49%

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 September 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 22 September 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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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 -13 162 £450 +11.80% 21
London +3 57 £450 +9.09% 10
South East -12 41 £495 +26.92% 6
Scotland +6 24 £340 -15.00% 2
Hampshire -5 22 £450 +10.09% 3
Yorkshire +11 16 £368 -8.12% 1
West Yorkshire +6 14 £368 -31.94% 1
Glasgow -4 13 £315 -21.25% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 12 £528 +35.25% 2
Milton Keynes +8 11 £515 +32.05% 1
North East -24 11 £410 +64.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 10 £410 +64.00% 1
Tyne and Wear -29 10 £410 +64.00% 1
East Midlands +7 9 £338 +22.72%
East of England -27 8 £465 +69.09%
South West -32 8 £450 +13.92%
Gloucestershire - 7 £450 -
Berkshire +2 5 - -
Havant -1 4 £445 +5.95% 1
City of London +8 3 £375 -13.04% 2
North West -8 3 £370 -8.80% 3
Cambridgeshire +4 2 - -
Midlands -1 2 - -
Edinburgh -3 2 £331 -
Manchester -10 2 £450 - 3
West Midlands -10 2 £425 -29.16%
Cheltenham - 2 £450 -
Cambridge -9 1 - -
Hertfordshire -27 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 - -

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 407 (100.00%) Oracle
2 207 (50.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 180 (44.23%) Oracle EBS
4 166 (40.79%) SQL
5 160 (39.31%) Finance
6 112 (27.52%) PL/SQL
7 91 (22.36%) Oracle Database
8 88 (21.62%) Oracle Payables
9 87 (21.38%) Oracle Receivables
10 84 (20.64%) Oracle General Ledger
11 73 (17.94%) Security Cleared
12 71 (17.44%) SOA
13 64 (15.72%) SC Cleared
14 62 (15.23%) Oracle Forms
15 61 (14.99%) Oracle Reports
15 61 (14.99%) Migration
16 52 (12.78%) ERP
17 51 (12.53%) Oracle 11i
17 51 (12.53%) Oracle Financials
17 51 (12.53%) Oracle Assets
18 50 (12.29%) Workflow
19 49 (12.04%) Oracle Workflow
20 47 (11.55%) Middleware
21 46 (11.30%) UNIX
21 46 (11.30%) WebLogic
22 45 (11.06%) Oracle Database 11g
23 44 (10.81%) Oracle BI EE
23 44 (10.81%) HP
24 43 (10.57%) Data Migration
25 42 (10.32%) Java

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 49 (12.04%) Oracle Workflow
2 46 (11.30%) WebLogic
3 19 (4.67%) Apache
4 12 (2.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.47%) MQSeries
6 6 (1.47%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.47%) Oracle 10gAS
7 3 (0.74%) AquaLogic
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.49%) Confluence
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.49%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.49%) IIS
9 1 (0.25%) Content Management Server
9 1 (0.25%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.25%) Documentum
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle UPK
9 1 (0.25%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (1.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.98%) MS Office
3 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 207 (50.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 180 (44.23%) Oracle EBS
3 88 (21.62%) Oracle Payables
4 87 (21.38%) Oracle Receivables
5 84 (20.64%) Oracle General Ledger
6 51 (12.53%) Oracle Financials
6 51 (12.53%) Oracle 11i
6 51 (12.53%) Oracle Assets
7 29 (7.13%) Oracle Cash Management
8 24 (5.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 21 (5.16%) Oracle iProcurement
10 17 (4.18%) Oracle HRMS
11 11 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
12 10 (2.46%) Oracle CRM
13 8 (1.97%) Oracle Payroll
14 7 (1.72%) Oracle SCM
14 7 (1.72%) Oracle ASCP
14 7 (1.72%) Oracle E-Business Tax
15 5 (1.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
16 3 (0.74%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) PaaS
2 1 (0.25%) Taleo
2 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.39%) SAN
2 2 (0.49%) LDAP
3 1 (0.25%) LAN
3 1 (0.25%) WAN
3 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.25%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (22.36%) Oracle Database
2 61 (14.99%) Oracle Reports
3 45 (11.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 44 (10.81%) Oracle BI EE
5 32 (7.86%) SQL Server
6 28 (6.88%) Oracle Database 10g
7 23 (5.65%) Oracle Discoverer
8 22 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (5.41%) Oracle ODI
9 16 (3.93%) SQLPlus
10 14 (3.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 10 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.97%) Oracle9i Database
13 7 (1.72%) MS Access
14 5 (1.23%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.23%) Relational Database
15 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
16 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 62 (15.23%) Oracle Forms
2 18 (4.42%) Toad
3 7 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.98%) LoadRunner
5 4 (0.98%) JDeveloper
6 2 (0.49%) ProC
6 2 (0.49%) Subversion
6 2 (0.49%) JIRA
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.49%) FishEye
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Developer 2000
7 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 160 (39.31%) Finance
2 37 (9.09%) General Ledger
3 19 (4.67%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.44%) Back Office
4 14 (3.44%) Banking
5 11 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.97%) Retail
7 7 (1.72%) Military
8 5 (1.23%) Billing
9 3 (0.74%) Local Government
10 2 (0.49%) Marketing
10 2 (0.49%) Publishing
10 2 (0.49%) Automotive
10 2 (0.49%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.25%) French Language
11 1 (0.25%) Hungarian Language
11 1 (0.25%) Latvian Language
Job Titles
1 107 (26.29%) Consultant
2 89 (21.87%) Oracle Consultant
3 61 (14.99%) DBA
3 61 (14.99%) Oracle DBA
4 56 (13.76%) Developer
5 44 (10.81%) Oracle Developer
6 43 (10.57%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 34 (8.35%) Analyst
8 30 (7.37%) Functional Consultant
9 29 (7.13%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 28 (6.88%) Architect
11 27 (6.63%) Project Manager
11 27 (6.63%) Technical Consultant
12 24 (5.90%) Oracle Technical Consultant
13 20 (4.91%) Oracle Applications Consultant
14 19 (4.67%) Oracle Analyst
15 18 (4.42%) Oracle Applications Developer
16 15 (3.69%) Change Manager
16 15 (3.69%) Oracle Project Manager
17 14 (3.44%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (11.55%) Middleware
2 30 (7.37%) XML
3 21 (5.16%) Oracle Fusion
4 15 (3.69%) .NET
5 14 (3.44%) ASP.NET
6 11 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (2.21%) WebCenter
8 6 (1.47%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (1.47%) Oracle ADF
9 5 (1.23%) Web Services
10 4 (0.98%) Java EE
11 3 (0.74%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.74%) J2EE
12 2 (0.49%) HTML
12 2 (0.49%) SOAP
12 2 (0.49%) EDI
12 2 (0.49%) WSDL
12 2 (0.49%) Velocity
12 2 (0.49%) jQuery
13 1 (0.25%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.70%) N-Tier
3 10 (2.46%) Data Extraction
4 9 (2.21%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.97%) Replication
6 3 (0.74%) Clustering
6 3 (0.74%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.74%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.74%) Data Conversion
6 3 (0.74%) Kindle
7 2 (0.49%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.25%) iPad
8 1 (0.25%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.25%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.25%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.25%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.25%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 46 (11.30%) UNIX
2 41 (10.07%) Linux
3 17 (4.18%) Windows
4 12 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.23%) AIX
6 4 (0.98%) Solaris
7 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.49%) Android
7 2 (0.49%) HPUX
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (17.44%) SOA
2 61 (14.99%) Migration
3 52 (12.78%) ERP
4 50 (12.29%) Workflow
5 43 (10.57%) Data Migration
6 40 (9.83%) E-business
7 37 (9.09%) CRM
8 32 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (7.86%) Project Management
9 26 (6.39%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (5.41%) ITIL
11 21 (5.16%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (5.16%) Cash Management
12 20 (4.91%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (4.67%) Regression Testing
13 19 (4.67%) Unit Testing
14 18 (4.42%) PRINCE2
14 18 (4.42%) ETL
15 17 (4.18%) Validation
16 16 (3.93%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 166 (40.79%) SQL
2 112 (27.52%) PL/SQL
3 42 (10.32%) Java
4 38 (9.34%) C#
5 25 (6.14%) VB
6 24 (5.90%) T-SQL
7 20 (4.91%) Shell Script
8 13 (3.19%) Korn
8 13 (3.19%) Perl
9 9 (2.21%) R
10 7 (1.72%) VBA
11 4 (0.98%) C
12 2 (0.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 73 (17.94%) Security Cleared
2 64 (15.72%) SC Cleared
3 25 (6.14%) ISTQB
4 23 (5.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 14 (3.44%) Degree
6 13 (3.19%) DV Cleared
7 11 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.70%) CCNA
8 6 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.74%) ISEB
10 2 (0.49%) Siebel Certification
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.25%) CISSP
11 1 (0.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.86%) QA
2 29 (7.13%) SLA
3 6 (1.47%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.74%) COBIT
5 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 31 (7.62%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (2.95%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) OCFS2
4 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (5.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 16 (3.93%) Data Guard
3 11 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.47%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.74%) OpenView
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 407 (100.00%) Oracle
2 44 (10.81%) HP
3 19 (4.67%) Pegasus
4 17 (4.18%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.19%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.46%) Informatica
6 10 (2.46%) VMware
7 9 (2.21%) Primavera
8 8 (1.97%) CODA
8 8 (1.97%) Business Objects
8 8 (1.97%) SAP
9 7 (1.72%) Siebel
9 7 (1.72%) Sage
9 7 (1.72%) Talend
10 5 (1.23%) IBM
10 5 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (0.98%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.74%) JD Edwards
12 3 (0.74%) Cognos
13 2 (0.49%) webMethods
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