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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 511 411 439
Rank change year-on-year
-100 +28
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 115 213 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.38% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.50% 4.19% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 88 50
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£425 £443 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £443 £403
% change year-on-year
-9.60% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 - £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
4605 5081 4695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.86% 9.14% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2580 2651 2472
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 68 86
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.82 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% +76.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.40 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £31.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +80.00%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 -67 109 £425 -5.55% 19
South East -23 45 £425 -14.14% 4
London -11 26 £450 +1.98% 6
Berkshire +5 18 £300 -
Reading - 16 - -
Hampshire -17 15 £450 - 3
North West -20 14 £419 +44.39% 2
Gloucestershire -7 10 £400 -11.11% 1
South West -16 10 £400 -11.11% 2
City of London +4 9 £500 +33.33% 2
Gosport +4 7 £558 -
Manchester -15 6 - -
Cheltenham -3 5 - -
Milton Keynes -18 5 £463 -6.56%
Buckinghamshire -22 5 £463 -6.56%
Cheshire - 5 - -
Crewe - 5 - -
Gloucester 0 4 £400 - 1
Scotland -29 4 £325 -9.09% 1
Tyne and Wear -34 4 £650 +47.72%
North East -35 4 £650 +47.72% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -36 4 £650 +47.72%
West Midlands - 4 £175 -
East of England +1 3 £318 -31.72% 1
East Midlands -14 2 £325 -3.70%
Edinburgh -16 2 £325 -23.52%
South Ayrshire - 2 - - 1
Ayr - 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £425 -

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 224 (100.00%) Oracle
2 102 (45.54%) Oracle EBS
3 95 (42.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 82 (36.61%) Finance
5 78 (34.82%) SQL
6 63 (28.13%) Oracle Database
7 59 (26.34%) Security Cleared
8 50 (22.32%) SC Cleared
8 50 (22.32%) PL/SQL
9 46 (20.54%) ERP
10 45 (20.09%) Business Intelligence
11 40 (17.86%) Oracle Reports
12 39 (17.41%) Migration
13 38 (16.96%) Oracle Database 11g
14 37 (16.52%) UNIX
15 34 (15.18%) Linux
16 33 (14.73%) Oracle Database 10g
17 32 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
18 30 (13.39%) Oracle Payables
19 29 (12.95%) Oracle RAC
19 29 (12.95%) Oracle Forms
20 28 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
21 27 (12.05%) Data Migration
21 27 (12.05%) Workflow
21 27 (12.05%) Oracle Workflow
21 27 (12.05%) E-business
22 26 (11.61%) WebLogic
23 25 (11.16%) Oracle ERP
24 24 (10.71%) Oracle Receivables
25 22 (9.82%) Windows

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (12.05%) Oracle Workflow
2 26 (11.61%) WebLogic
3 9 (4.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.68%) SAS
4 6 (2.68%) Apache
4 6 (2.68%) Oracle Application Server
4 6 (2.68%) Oracle 10gAS
5 3 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.34%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 3 (1.34%) Documentum
6 2 (0.89%) Oracle UPK
6 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.89%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.89%) IIS
7 1 (0.45%) JBoss
7 1 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.68%) MS Excel
1 6 (2.68%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.34%) MS Office
3 2 (0.89%) MS Project
4 1 (0.45%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 102 (45.54%) Oracle EBS
2 95 (42.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 32 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
4 30 (13.39%) Oracle Payables
5 25 (11.16%) Oracle ERP
6 24 (10.71%) Oracle Receivables
7 17 (7.59%) Oracle iProcurement
8 16 (7.14%) Oracle Cash Management
9 14 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
10 10 (4.46%) Oracle Assets
11 8 (3.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 8 (3.57%) Oracle 11i
12 6 (2.68%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 5 (2.23%) Oracle HRMS
14 4 (1.79%) Hyperion Enterprise
15 3 (1.34%) Oracle Payroll
15 3 (1.34%) HFM
15 3 (1.34%) Oracle Internet Expenses
16 2 (0.89%) Primavera
16 2 (0.89%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.68%) Taleo
2 3 (1.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.45%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.13%) Intranet
1 7 (3.13%) Internet
2 4 (1.79%) SAN
3 2 (0.89%) SSL
4 1 (0.45%) VoIP
4 1 (0.45%) FTP
4 1 (0.45%) DNS
4 1 (0.45%) MPLS
4 1 (0.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (28.13%) Oracle Database
2 40 (17.86%) Oracle Reports
3 38 (16.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 33 (14.73%) Oracle Database 10g
5 28 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
6 11 (4.91%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (4.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 11 (4.91%) Oracle Discoverer
7 10 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (3.13%) SQL Server
8 7 (3.13%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.13%) Oracle OWB
8 7 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.68%) OLTP
9 6 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.23%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.23%) MySQL
10 5 (2.23%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (1.79%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 29 (12.95%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (5.80%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.79%) Subversion
4 3 (1.34%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.89%) ProC
5 2 (0.89%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.89%) Toad
6 1 (0.45%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.45%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.45%) JUnit
6 1 (0.45%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.45%) PyUnit
6 1 (0.45%) Hudson
6 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.45%) JConsole
General
1 82 (36.61%) Finance
2 12 (5.36%) General Ledger
3 11 (4.91%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.57%) Banking
4 8 (3.57%) Retail
4 8 (3.57%) Billing
5 6 (2.68%) Legal
6 3 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (22.32%) DBA
2 48 (21.43%) Oracle DBA
3 47 (20.98%) Developer
4 46 (20.54%) Consultant
5 44 (19.64%) Oracle Consultant
6 33 (14.73%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 31 (13.84%) Oracle Developer
8 28 (12.50%) Analyst
9 26 (11.61%) Functional Consultant
9 26 (11.61%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 18 (8.04%) ERP Consultant
11 11 (4.91%) Architect
12 10 (4.46%) Test Analyst
13 9 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (4.02%) Applications Support
13 9 (4.02%) Administrator
14 8 (3.57%) Applications Developer
14 8 (3.57%) Business Analyst
15 7 (3.13%) Oracle Analyst
15 7 (3.13%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.93%) Oracle Fusion
2 15 (6.70%) Middleware
3 10 (4.46%) XML
4 9 (4.02%) Web Services
5 5 (2.23%) HTML
5 5 (2.23%) Java EE
5 5 (2.23%) Apache Flex
5 5 (2.23%) Drools
6 2 (0.89%) CGI
6 2 (0.89%) J2EE
7 1 (0.45%) JDBC
7 1 (0.45%) SOAP
7 1 (0.45%) .NET
7 1 (0.45%) ODBC
7 1 (0.45%) EDI
7 1 (0.45%) JMS
7 1 (0.45%) JRockit
7 1 (0.45%) REST
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.45%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.14%) Clustering
2 6 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.23%) Replication
3 5 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.34%) Life Science
5 3 (1.34%) Statistics
5 3 (1.34%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.45%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.52%) UNIX
2 34 (15.18%) Linux
3 22 (9.82%) Windows
4 8 (3.57%) HPUX
5 7 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.68%) AIX
7 5 (2.23%) Solaris
8 4 (1.79%) Windows 2000
8 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.89%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.45%) CentOS
11 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.45%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.54%) ERP
2 45 (20.09%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (17.41%) Migration
4 27 (12.05%) E-business
4 27 (12.05%) Workflow
4 27 (12.05%) Data Migration
5 18 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (7.14%) SOA
6 16 (7.14%) ITIL
6 16 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (5.80%) Cash Management
8 11 (4.91%) Configuration Management
9 10 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (4.46%) Project Management
10 9 (4.02%) CRM
10 9 (4.02%) Test Scripting
10 9 (4.02%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.57%) PRINCE2
11 8 (3.57%) ETL
12 6 (2.68%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (34.82%) SQL
2 50 (22.32%) PL/SQL
3 22 (9.82%) Shell Script
4 21 (9.38%) Java
5 8 (3.57%) C
6 6 (2.68%) Perl
7 5 (2.23%) Python
7 5 (2.23%) C#
7 5 (2.23%) C++
7 5 (2.23%) Ruby
8 2 (0.89%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 59 (26.34%) Security Cleared
2 50 (22.32%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.13%) Degree
5 6 (2.68%) MCITP
5 6 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.68%) MCSE
5 6 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.23%) OCP
6 5 (2.23%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.45%) ACCA
8 1 (0.45%) CISM
8 1 (0.45%) ISEB
8 1 (0.45%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.23%) QA
2 3 (1.34%) SLA
3 2 (0.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (12.95%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.79%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.89%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (7.14%) Data Guard
2 10 (4.46%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (4.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.45%) logstash
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 224 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 14 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 13 (5.80%) Hyperion
5 9 (4.02%) Pegasus
5 9 (4.02%) VMware
6 6 (2.68%) HP
7 5 (2.23%) Informatica
7 5 (2.23%) NetApp
7 5 (2.23%) OpenText
8 2 (0.89%) SmartStream
8 2 (0.89%) Planview
8 2 (0.89%) Citrix
9 1 (0.45%) Adobe
9 1 (0.45%) Sun
9 1 (0.45%) Siebel
9 1 (0.45%) Cisco
9 1 (0.45%) IBM
9 1 (0.45%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.45%) Lumesse
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