The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Applications skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Applications over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 466 521 440
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -81
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 178 112 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.20% 0.35%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.19% 2.40% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 39 92
Median daily rate £409 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.16% +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £451 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.40% +6.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London median 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
4245 4667 5199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.00% 8.33% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2609 2664 2845
Median daily rate £438 £446 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +4.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 47 70
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -29.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £43.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -28.57%

Oracle Applications
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Oracle Applications as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Applications within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +56 168 £409 -9.16% 13
London +26 52 £444 +1.42% 4
West Midlands +24 51 £375 -28.57% 3
Solihull 0 24 - - 2
North East -38 20 £438 -2.77%
Tyne and Wear -42 20 £438 -2.77%
Newcastle upon Tyne -51 17 £438 -2.77%
South West +13 15 £350 -12.50% 3
Birmingham - 14 £388 - 1
Yorkshire +12 9 £400 -
West Yorkshire +7 9 £400 -
Gloucestershire +1 8 £300 -36.84%
Warwickshire -3 6 £355 -
South East -14 6 £400 -5.88% 3
Midlands - 6 - -
City of London +34 5 £495 +27.74%
Cheltenham +7 5 £300 -
Warwick 0 5 £343 -
Manchester -6 5 - -
North West -23 5 - -
Leeds -3 4 £400 -
Bradford - 4 £475 -
Bristol - 4 £350 - 1
Wales - 4 - -
East Midlands +8 3 £333 -
Leicestershire - 3 £333 -
South Wales - 3 - -
Cardiff - 3 - -
Hampshire -2 2 £463 +3.35% 2
Leicester - 2 £333 -

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Oracle Applications.

1 274 (100.00%) Oracle
2 160 (58.39%) Oracle EBS
3 133 (48.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 107 (39.05%) Finance
5 96 (35.04%) SQL
6 75 (27.37%) Oracle Database
7 74 (27.01%) PL/SQL
8 68 (24.82%) Workflow
8 68 (24.82%) Oracle Workflow
8 68 (24.82%) Oracle Payables
9 59 (21.53%) Unix
10 57 (20.80%) Oracle Receivables
11 54 (19.71%) Oracle General Ledger
11 54 (19.71%) Oracle Database 11g
12 53 (19.34%) Oracle 11i
13 51 (18.61%) Business Intelligence
14 48 (17.52%) Oracle RAC
15 47 (17.15%) Oracle Forms
15 47 (17.15%) Oracle Reports
16 46 (16.79%) Data Guard
17 45 (16.42%) Security Cleared
17 45 (16.42%) Linux
18 44 (16.06%) Oracle Database 10g
19 43 (15.69%) Oracle Financials
19 43 (15.69%) Migration
20 42 (15.33%) Performance Tuning
21 41 (14.96%) WebLogic
22 39 (14.23%) Oracle Discoverer
23 37 (13.50%) Shell Script
24 35 (12.77%) Windows

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (24.82%) Oracle Workflow
2 41 (14.96%) WebLogic
3 30 (10.95%) Oracle Application Server
4 10 (3.65%) Oracle UPK
5 8 (2.92%) Confluence
6 7 (2.55%) Oracle Service Bus
7 6 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.09%) Liferay
9 2 (0.73%) JBoss
9 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 160 (58.39%) Oracle EBS
2 133 (48.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 68 (24.82%) Oracle Payables
4 57 (20.80%) Oracle Receivables
5 54 (19.71%) Oracle General Ledger
6 53 (19.34%) Oracle 11i
7 43 (15.69%) Oracle Financials
8 27 (9.85%) Oracle Assets
9 21 (7.66%) Oracle Cash Management
10 15 (5.47%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 15 (5.47%) Oracle iProcurement
11 14 (5.11%) Oracle CRM
11 14 (5.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 14 (5.11%) Oracle Retail
12 12 (4.38%) Oracle ERP
13 5 (1.82%) Hyperion Planning
14 3 (1.09%) Oracle HRMS
15 2 (0.73%) Oracle E-Business Tax
15 2 (0.73%) Oracle Payroll
16 1 (0.36%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.82%) iPaaS
1 5 (1.82%) Taleo
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.82%) LDAP
2 3 (1.09%) Firewall
3 2 (0.73%) Network Security
3 2 (0.73%) VLAN
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.36%) HTTP
4 1 (0.36%) Internet
4 1 (0.36%) LAN
4 1 (0.36%) MPLS
4 1 (0.36%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.36%) WAN
4 1 (0.36%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (27.37%) Oracle Database
2 54 (19.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 47 (17.15%) Oracle Reports
4 44 (16.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 39 (14.23%) Oracle Discoverer
6 32 (11.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 28 (10.22%) Oracle BI EE
8 14 (5.11%) Oracle Database 12c
9 10 (3.65%) Oracle ODI
9 10 (3.65%) Relational Database
10 9 (3.28%) RDBMS
11 8 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.92%) SQLPlus
12 7 (2.55%) Oracle9i Database
13 5 (1.82%) Essbase
13 5 (1.82%) Oracle OWB
13 5 (1.82%) SQL Server
14 2 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (17.15%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (3.65%) JIRA
3 9 (3.28%) Oracle APEX
3 9 (3.28%) Subversion
4 8 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (2.92%) FishEye
5 4 (1.46%) Toad
6 3 (1.09%) JDeveloper
7 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.36%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.36%) PVCS
8 1 (0.36%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.36%) WinRunner
General
1 107 (39.05%) Finance
2 28 (10.22%) General Ledger
3 24 (8.76%) Retail
4 4 (1.46%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.09%) Banking
6 2 (0.73%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
7 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (29.56%) Developer
2 73 (26.64%) Oracle Developer
3 70 (25.55%) DBA
4 67 (24.45%) Oracle DBA
5 52 (18.98%) Consultant
6 47 (17.15%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 39 (14.23%) Oracle Consultant
8 35 (12.77%) E-Business Developer
9 30 (10.95%) Analyst
10 25 (9.12%) SC Cleared DBA
11 20 (7.30%) Oracle Technical Consultant
11 20 (7.30%) Technical Consultant
12 16 (5.84%) Functional Consultant
13 15 (5.47%) Oracle Analyst
14 14 (5.11%) Applications Developer
15 13 (4.74%) Administrator
15 13 (4.74%) CRM Developer
15 13 (4.74%) Oracle Applications Developer
16 12 (4.38%) Architect
17 11 (4.01%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.58%) XML
2 27 (9.85%) Oracle Fusion
3 14 (5.11%) Middleware
4 10 (3.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 4 (1.46%) EDI
5 4 (1.46%) WebCenter
6 3 (1.09%) Oracle ADF
6 3 (1.09%) Oracle Streams
7 1 (0.36%) .NET
7 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.36%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.36%) HTML
7 1 (0.36%) J2EE
7 1 (0.36%) JMS
7 1 (0.36%) JSON
7 1 (0.36%) SOAP
7 1 (0.36%) Spring
7 1 (0.36%) Web Services
7 1 (0.36%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.46%) Clustering
2 4 (1.46%) Computer Science
2 4 (1.46%) Data Centre
2 4 (1.46%) Replication
3 3 (1.09%) User Experience
4 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.36%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.36%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.36%) FMCG
4 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.36%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 59 (21.53%) Unix
2 45 (16.42%) Linux
3 35 (12.77%) Windows
4 9 (3.28%) AIX
5 8 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.55%) Solaris
7 3 (1.09%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.36%) HPUX
9 1 (0.36%) VME
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (24.82%) Workflow
2 51 (18.61%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (15.69%) Migration
4 42 (15.33%) Performance Tuning
5 31 (11.31%) Database Tuning
6 30 (10.95%) ERP
7 26 (9.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (7.66%) Configuration Management
9 20 (7.30%) CRM
9 20 (7.30%) Data Migration
10 19 (6.93%) Regression Testing
10 19 (6.93%) SOA
11 18 (6.57%) System Testing
12 14 (5.11%) Functional Testing
12 14 (5.11%) Test Scripting
13 13 (4.74%) E-business
13 13 (4.74%) Procure-to-Pay
14 12 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (4.01%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (35.04%) SQL
2 74 (27.01%) PL/SQL
3 37 (13.50%) Shell Script
4 19 (6.93%) Java
5 3 (1.09%) C
6 2 (0.73%) Perl
7 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.36%) C#
7 1 (0.36%) C++
7 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (16.42%) Security Cleared
2 34 (12.41%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.84%) Degree
4 14 (5.11%) OCP
4 14 (5.11%) Oracle Certification
5 8 (2.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (2.19%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.36%) IIBA
8 1 (0.36%) ISEB
8 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.73%) SEPA
2 2 (0.73%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (17.52%) Oracle RAC
2 30 (10.95%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.73%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (16.79%) Data Guard
2 9 (3.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 274 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (5.84%) Hyperion
3 13 (4.74%) HP
4 11 (4.01%) Informatica
4 11 (4.01%) Pegasus
5 10 (3.65%) JD Edwards
5 10 (3.65%) PeopleSoft
6 8 (2.92%) Microsoft
6 8 (2.92%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.82%) Retalix
7 5 (1.82%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.09%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.09%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.73%) Endeca
10 1 (0.36%) Apple
10 1 (0.36%) Cisco
10 1 (0.36%) IBM
10 1 (0.36%) ICL
10 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.36%) VMware
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