The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 374 426 445
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +19
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 232 144 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.57% 3.11% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 50 60
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£435 £406 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.21% -2.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £56.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -75.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.50 £56.00
% change year-on-year
- -75.89%
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5076 4627 5318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.28% 9.07% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2606 2364 2558
Average daily rate £433 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 81 56
Average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -25.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% -11.53%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +55 194 £443 +10.62% 15
South East +36 68 £470 +34.28% 4
London +17 53 £450 +12.50% 9
Hampshire +10 37 £450 +16.12%
Scotland -7 22 £400 - 3
Gosport - 21 - -
North East +1 19 £426 +42.00%
Buckinghamshire - 19 £475 - 1
Milton Keynes - 19 £475 - 1
South West -15 17 £425 +3.03% 1
Tyne and Wear - 17 £426 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 17 £426 -
City of London +21 16 £375 -18.91% 5
Gloucestershire - 15 £313 -
East Midlands +5 13 £356 -15.48%
Yorkshire +17 12 £330 -
Glasgow +8 12 - -
Berkshire +10 10 £520 -
West Yorkshire +12 8 £330 -
North West -8 7 £375 -12.35% 1
Manchester 0 6 £388 -22.50%
Edinburgh -13 5 £425 -
Havant -1 4 £450 +5.88%
Cheltenham - 4 £313 -
Leicestershire -2 2 - -
Wiltshire -6 1 £425 -
Cambridgeshire -10 1 - -
West Midlands -15 1 - -
East of England -27 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £550 - 1

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 434 (100.00%) Oracle
2 240 (55.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 202 (46.54%) Oracle EBS
4 183 (42.17%) SQL
5 159 (36.64%) Finance
6 131 (30.18%) PL/SQL
7 103 (23.73%) Oracle Database
8 95 (21.89%) Oracle Forms
9 90 (20.74%) SOA
10 89 (20.51%) Oracle Reports
11 87 (20.05%) Security Cleared
12 84 (19.35%) Oracle Payables
13 81 (18.66%) Oracle Receivables
14 79 (18.20%) Oracle General Ledger
15 76 (17.51%) SC Cleared
16 68 (15.67%) ERP
17 64 (14.75%) WebLogic
18 62 (14.29%) Oracle 11i
19 61 (14.06%) Middleware
20 55 (12.67%) Migration
21 54 (12.44%) Oracle Financials
21 54 (12.44%) XML
21 54 (12.44%) Oracle BI EE
22 50 (11.52%) Workflow
22 50 (11.52%) Oracle Workflow
23 48 (11.06%) E-business
23 48 (11.06%) UNIX
23 48 (11.06%) Oracle Assets
24 47 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
25 45 (10.37%) CRM

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 64 (14.75%) WebLogic
2 50 (11.52%) Oracle Workflow
3 30 (6.91%) Apache
4 16 (3.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (2.07%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.07%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.61%) SAS
6 7 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.38%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle 10gAS
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle UPK
10 2 (0.46%) Liferay
10 2 (0.46%) Confluence
10 2 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.46%) IIS
10 2 (0.46%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.23%) Documentum
Applications
1 13 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.15%) MS Office
3 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 240 (55.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 202 (46.54%) Oracle EBS
3 84 (19.35%) Oracle Payables
4 81 (18.66%) Oracle Receivables
5 79 (18.20%) Oracle General Ledger
6 62 (14.29%) Oracle 11i
7 54 (12.44%) Oracle Financials
8 48 (11.06%) Oracle Assets
9 25 (5.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 23 (5.30%) Oracle Cash Management
11 17 (3.92%) Oracle iProcurement
12 15 (3.46%) Oracle ASCP
12 15 (3.46%) Oracle ERP
13 12 (2.76%) Oracle Payroll
14 11 (2.53%) Oracle Internet Expenses
15 10 (2.30%) Oracle E-Business Tax
15 10 (2.30%) Oracle Manufacturing
16 9 (2.07%) Oracle CRM
16 9 (2.07%) Oracle SCM
17 8 (1.84%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.69%) SaaS
2 1 (0.23%) PaaS
2 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.22%) SAN
2 12 (2.76%) Internet
3 7 (1.61%) Intranet
4 3 (0.69%) LDAP
5 2 (0.46%) CTI
6 1 (0.23%) 2G
6 1 (0.23%) LAN
6 1 (0.23%) WAN
6 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (23.73%) Oracle Database
2 89 (20.51%) Oracle Reports
3 54 (12.44%) Oracle BI EE
4 43 (9.91%) Oracle Discoverer
4 43 (9.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 34 (7.83%) Oracle Database 10g
6 28 (6.45%) SQL Server
7 24 (5.53%) SQLPlus
7 24 (5.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 20 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (3.92%) Oracle ODI
10 13 (3.00%) Oracle9i Database
11 9 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.84%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.38%) MS Access
13 6 (1.38%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
15 3 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 95 (21.89%) Oracle Forms
2 19 (4.38%) Toad
3 8 (1.84%) JDeveloper
4 6 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (0.92%) LoadRunner
6 4 (0.92%) ProC
7 3 (0.69%) JIRA
8 2 (0.46%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.46%) Subversion
8 2 (0.46%) FishEye
9 1 (0.23%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.23%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.23%) WatiN
9 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Developer 2000
9 1 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.23%) WATIR
General
1 159 (36.64%) Finance
2 33 (7.60%) Manufacturing
3 32 (7.37%) General Ledger
4 14 (3.23%) Back Office
4 14 (3.23%) Banking
5 13 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.53%) Retail
7 5 (1.15%) Military
8 4 (0.92%) Billing
9 3 (0.69%) Legal
9 3 (0.69%) Local Government
10 2 (0.46%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Marketing
11 1 (0.23%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.23%) Hungarian Language
11 1 (0.23%) Latvian Language
11 1 (0.23%) Lithuanian Language
11 1 (0.23%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.23%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 109 (25.12%) Consultant
2 93 (21.43%) Oracle Consultant
3 79 (18.20%) DBA
3 79 (18.20%) Oracle DBA
4 61 (14.06%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 51 (11.75%) Developer
6 39 (8.99%) Functional Consultant
6 39 (8.99%) Oracle Developer
7 38 (8.76%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 36 (8.29%) Analyst
9 30 (6.91%) Project Manager
10 25 (5.76%) Architect
11 24 (5.53%) Oracle Analyst
12 18 (4.15%) Oracle Project Manager
12 18 (4.15%) Oracle Applications Consultant
13 16 (3.69%) Technical Consultant
14 15 (3.46%) Change Manager
14 15 (3.46%) Oracle Applications Developer
15 14 (3.23%) Oracle Financials Consultant
15 14 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (14.06%) Middleware
2 54 (12.44%) XML
3 23 (5.30%) Oracle Fusion
4 17 (3.92%) .NET
5 14 (3.23%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.00%) Web Services
7 11 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (1.61%) Oracle ADF
9 6 (1.38%) J2EE
9 6 (1.38%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (1.15%) HTML
11 4 (0.92%) EDI
12 3 (0.69%) WSDL
12 3 (0.69%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.69%) WebCenter
12 3 (0.69%) Velocity
13 2 (0.46%) SOAP
13 2 (0.46%) Spring
14 1 (0.23%) JSF
14 1 (0.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (2.76%) Data Conversion
2 11 (2.53%) N-Tier
3 9 (2.07%) Data Extraction
4 8 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (1.84%) Replication
5 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.69%) AS400
6 3 (0.69%) Kindle
7 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.46%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.23%) iPad
8 1 (0.23%) Clustering
8 1 (0.23%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.23%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.23%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.23%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 48 (11.06%) UNIX
2 39 (8.99%) Linux
3 26 (5.99%) Windows
4 9 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.61%) Solaris
6 5 (1.15%) AIX
7 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (20.74%) SOA
2 68 (15.67%) ERP
3 55 (12.67%) Migration
4 50 (11.52%) Workflow
5 48 (11.06%) E-business
6 47 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
7 45 (10.37%) CRM
8 37 (8.53%) Data Migration
9 36 (8.29%) ITIL
10 28 (6.45%) Project Management
11 27 (6.22%) Test Scripting
12 25 (5.76%) Procure-to-pay
13 24 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
14 22 (5.07%) Change Management
14 22 (5.07%) Root Cause Analysis
15 21 (4.84%) Regression Testing
16 19 (4.38%) PRINCE2
16 19 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (4.38%) Unit Testing
17 15 (3.46%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 183 (42.17%) SQL
2 131 (30.18%) PL/SQL
3 42 (9.68%) Java
4 41 (9.45%) C#
5 36 (8.29%) Shell Script
6 29 (6.68%) VB
7 26 (5.99%) Perl
8 25 (5.76%) Korn
9 21 (4.84%) T-SQL
10 14 (3.23%) R
11 6 (1.38%) VBA
11 6 (1.38%) C
12 2 (0.46%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.23%) PHP
13 1 (0.23%) Python
13 1 (0.23%) VB6
13 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 87 (20.05%) Security Cleared
2 76 (17.51%) SC Cleared
3 26 (5.99%) ISTQB
4 24 (5.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 13 (3.00%) Degree
5 13 (3.00%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.76%) CCNA
7 11 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.61%) MCSE
8 7 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.69%) OCP
9 3 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.69%) ISEB
10 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.23%) CISSP
11 1 (0.23%) CISM
11 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.37%) SLA
2 28 (6.45%) QA
3 6 (1.38%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 34 (7.83%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (4.15%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.92%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.23%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 25 (5.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 19 (4.38%) Data Guard
3 11 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.38%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 434 (100.00%) Oracle
2 40 (9.22%) HP
3 33 (7.60%) Microsoft
4 22 (5.07%) Pegasus
5 10 (2.30%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.07%) IBM
6 9 (2.07%) VMware
7 8 (1.84%) Informatica
7 8 (1.84%) SAP
8 7 (1.61%) CODA
9 6 (1.38%) Sage
9 6 (1.38%) Primavera
10 5 (1.15%) Talend
10 5 (1.15%) Business Objects
10 5 (1.15%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (0.92%) Siebel
11 4 (0.92%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.69%) Cognos
13 2 (0.46%) JBoss
13 2 (0.46%) JD Edwards
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