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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 452 379 375
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 132 176 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.88% 4.00% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 92 68
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£450 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25

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
4581 4405 3972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.98% 9.15% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2623 2273 1903
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.42 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.53% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £61.15 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-53.70% +6.47%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -36 117 £450 +12.50% 28
North West +4 30 £450 +37.40% 5
London -31 29 £450 +12.50% 10
South East -8 26 £425 -10.52% 7
Hampshire -26 15 £450 -11.54% 5
Cheshire +17 13 £450 +12.50% 1
South West -7 13 £500 +60.00%
Manchester -4 12 £425 +66.66% 4
West Midlands +9 10 £400 +33.33%
Gosport -8 9 £543 - 4
Gloucestershire -10 8 £450 +50.00%
City of London +4 6 £450 +5.88% 3
Havant -5 4 £400 -
Scotland -21 4 £413 +10.00% 1
Glasgow - 3 £413 -
Tewkesbury - 3 - -
East Midlands +12 2 £550 - 2
Wales - 2 £225 -
West Sussex - 2 £275 - 1
South Wales - 2 £225 -
Newport - 2 £225 -
Midlands +3 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 1 £400 +23.07% 1
Tyne and Wear -14 1 £400 +23.07% 1
North East -22 1 £400 -3.03% 1
Leicestershire - 1 - - 2
Somerset - 1 £500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - - 2

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 305 (100.00%) Oracle
2 149 (48.85%) Oracle EBS
3 141 (46.23%) SQL
4 133 (43.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 132 (43.28%) PL/SQL
6 124 (40.66%) Finance
7 88 (28.85%) Oracle Database
8 74 (24.26%) Security Cleared
9 70 (22.95%) Workflow
10 69 (22.62%) Oracle Workflow
11 68 (22.30%) Oracle Reports
12 65 (21.31%) SC Cleared
13 59 (19.34%) UNIX
14 56 (18.36%) Business Intelligence
15 53 (17.38%) Oracle Database 11g
16 51 (16.72%) Oracle Forms
17 49 (16.07%) Oracle General Ledger
17 49 (16.07%) Oracle Receivables
18 44 (14.43%) Oracle Payables
18 44 (14.43%) Oracle Financials
19 40 (13.11%) Migration
20 38 (12.46%) Oracle RAC
21 36 (11.80%) ERP
22 33 (10.82%) SOA
22 33 (10.82%) Linux
23 32 (10.49%) WebLogic
23 32 (10.49%) Oracle BI EE
24 29 (9.51%) Performance Tuning
24 29 (9.51%) Shell Script
24 29 (9.51%) Oracle HRMS

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 69 (22.62%) Oracle Workflow
2 32 (10.49%) WebLogic
3 11 (3.61%) Oracle 10gAS
4 7 (2.30%) Apache
5 5 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.98%) AquaLogic
6 3 (0.98%) Oracle 9iAS
6 3 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.31%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (0.98%) MS Project
3 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 149 (48.85%) Oracle EBS
2 133 (43.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 49 (16.07%) Oracle General Ledger
3 49 (16.07%) Oracle Receivables
4 44 (14.43%) Oracle Payables
4 44 (14.43%) Oracle Financials
5 29 (9.51%) Oracle HRMS
6 21 (6.89%) Oracle 11i
7 20 (6.56%) Oracle Cash Management
7 20 (6.56%) Oracle Assets
8 17 (5.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 16 (5.25%) Oracle ERP
10 13 (4.26%) Oracle iProcurement
11 5 (1.64%) Oracle SCM
11 5 (1.64%) Oracle Payroll
11 5 (1.64%) Oracle TCA
12 4 (1.31%) FLEXCUBE
13 3 (0.98%) Oracle CRM
13 3 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 3 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.33%) DNS
1 1 (0.33%) SSL
1 1 (0.33%) Internet
1 1 (0.33%) SAN
1 1 (0.33%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (28.85%) Oracle Database
2 68 (22.30%) Oracle Reports
3 53 (17.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 32 (10.49%) Oracle BI EE
5 23 (7.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 21 (6.89%) Oracle Discoverer
7 19 (6.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 11 (3.61%) Oracle ODI
9 10 (3.28%) SQL Server
10 8 (2.62%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (2.62%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.62%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.30%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (2.30%) SQLPlus
12 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.31%) Oracle Exadata
13 4 (1.31%) MS Access
13 4 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.98%) Oracle OWB
14 3 (0.98%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 51 (16.72%) Oracle Forms
2 18 (5.90%) Oracle APEX
3 10 (3.28%) Toad
4 2 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.66%) JDeveloper
4 2 (0.66%) ProC
5 1 (0.33%) PVCS
5 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.33%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 124 (40.66%) Finance
2 22 (7.21%) General Ledger
3 7 (2.30%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.30%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.30%) Retail
4 6 (1.97%) Military
5 4 (1.31%) Banking
5 4 (1.31%) Advertising
6 3 (0.98%) Local Government
6 3 (0.98%) Marketing
7 2 (0.66%) Billing
7 2 (0.66%) Automotive
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 90 (29.51%) Consultant
2 83 (27.21%) Oracle Consultant
3 65 (21.31%) Developer
3 65 (21.31%) DBA
4 61 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
4 61 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
5 41 (13.44%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 24 (7.87%) Technical Consultant
6 24 (7.87%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 22 (7.21%) Architect
7 22 (7.21%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 22 (7.21%) Functional Consultant
8 19 (6.23%) Analyst
9 18 (5.90%) Oracle Applications Developer
10 17 (5.57%) Oracle Applications Consultant
11 12 (3.93%) Oracle Analyst
11 12 (3.93%) Applications Developer
12 11 (3.61%) Oracle Applications Technical Consultant
13 10 (3.28%) Oracle HR Consultant
13 10 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.20%) Middleware
2 23 (7.54%) Oracle Fusion
3 14 (4.59%) XML
4 10 (3.28%) WebCenter
5 7 (2.30%) jQuery
6 3 (0.98%) Java EE
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle ADF
7 1 (0.33%) .NET
7 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.62%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.30%) Statistics
4 5 (1.64%) Clustering
5 4 (1.31%) SWIFT
5 4 (1.31%) Derivative
5 4 (1.31%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.98%) Replication
6 3 (0.98%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.66%) Life Science
7 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.33%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.33%) DTV
8 1 (0.33%) PMI
8 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.33%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.33%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.33%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 59 (19.34%) UNIX
2 33 (10.82%) Linux
3 16 (5.25%) Solaris
4 13 (4.26%) HPUX
5 10 (3.28%) AIX
6 6 (1.97%) Windows
7 4 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.66%) Android
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (22.95%) Workflow
2 56 (18.36%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (13.11%) Migration
4 36 (11.80%) ERP
5 33 (10.82%) SOA
6 29 (9.51%) Performance Tuning
7 28 (9.18%) E-business
8 27 (8.85%) ITIL
9 20 (6.56%) Project Management
9 20 (6.56%) Data Migration
10 18 (5.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (4.92%) PRINCE2
11 15 (4.92%) Configuration Management
12 14 (4.59%) CRM
13 13 (4.26%) Regression Testing
14 12 (3.93%) Cash Management
15 11 (3.61%) Test Scripting
16 9 (2.95%) ETL
16 9 (2.95%) Load Balancing
17 8 (2.62%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 141 (46.23%) SQL
2 132 (43.28%) PL/SQL
3 29 (9.51%) Shell Script
4 16 (5.25%) Java
5 7 (2.30%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.97%) Perl
7 4 (1.31%) C
8 3 (0.98%) Korn
9 2 (0.66%) C#
10 1 (0.33%) C++
10 1 (0.33%) COBOL
10 1 (0.33%) VB
10 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 74 (24.26%) Security Cleared
2 65 (21.31%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.95%) Degree
4 7 (2.30%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.31%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.66%) CISSP
8 2 (0.66%) Siebel Certification
8 2 (0.66%) CISM
9 1 (0.33%) ISEB
9 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.89%) SLA
2 10 (3.28%) QA
3 3 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.66%) COBIT
4 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (12.46%) Oracle RAC
2 28 (9.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (6.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 17 (5.57%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.64%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (1.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.98%) OpenView
6 1 (0.33%) Control-M
6 1 (0.33%) Nagios
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 305 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.26%) HP
4 8 (2.62%) Pegasus
4 8 (2.62%) VMware
5 7 (2.30%) Business Objects
5 7 (2.30%) Informatica
6 6 (1.97%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.64%) SAP
8 4 (1.31%) Primavera
9 3 (0.98%) Ab Initio
9 3 (0.98%) Siebel
9 3 (0.98%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.66%) Talend
10 2 (0.66%) IBM
10 2 (0.66%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.33%) BT
11 1 (0.33%) Serena
11 1 (0.33%) Sybase
11 1 (0.33%) Micro Focus
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