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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 503 390 438
Rank change year-on-year
-113 +48
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 117 227 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.42% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.55% 4.46% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 89 51
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£425 £435 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +7.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £336 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £431 £418
% change year-on-year
-12.89% +3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.00

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
4587 5087 4627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.07% 9.31% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2586 2607 2361
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +4.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 71 75
Average hourly rate £22.50 £31.16 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.79% +55.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.05 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.22 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -96 111 £425 -3.95% 22
South East -32 43 £413 -12.23% 8
London -16 35 £500 +11.11% 7
Berkshire +13 18 £300 -42.30% 3
Reading - 16 - - 3
Hampshire -30 12 £375 -16.66% 2
North West -23 10 - - 1
City of London -16 9 £400 +6.66% 3
South West -17 8 £375 -11.76% 1
West Midlands +9 7 £175 - 1
Gloucestershire -8 7 £400 +28.00% 1
Cheshire - 7 - -
Crewe - 7 - -
Gosport +1 6 £575 -
Cheltenham -5 5 - -
Buckinghamshire -14 5 £463 -2.63% 1
Milton Keynes -20 5 £463 -2.63% 1
Solihull - 5 - -
East of England +3 4 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 - - 1
Scotland -30 3 £325 -18.75%
Oxfordshire - 3 £450 - 1
Gloucester +7 2 £400 - 1
Edinburgh -11 2 £325 -23.52%
Newcastle upon Tyne -38 2 - -
Tyne and Wear -42 2 - -
North East -43 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £325 -
West Sussex - 2 £428 -
Warwickshire - 2 £175 -

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 264 (100.00%) Oracle
2 143 (54.17%) Oracle EBS
3 123 (46.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 112 (42.42%) SQL
5 93 (35.23%) PL/SQL
5 93 (35.23%) Finance
6 85 (32.20%) Oracle Database
7 75 (28.41%) Security Cleared
8 68 (25.76%) SC Cleared
9 65 (24.62%) Oracle Reports
10 62 (23.48%) Business Intelligence
11 59 (22.35%) Oracle Forms
12 56 (21.21%) Oracle Workflow
12 56 (21.21%) Workflow
13 53 (20.08%) Oracle Database 11g
14 52 (19.70%) UNIX
15 49 (18.56%) ERP
16 45 (17.05%) Migration
17 40 (15.15%) Oracle General Ledger
18 39 (14.77%) Oracle RAC
19 36 (13.64%) Linux
19 36 (13.64%) WebLogic
20 34 (12.88%) Oracle Payables
21 33 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
22 31 (11.74%) Oracle Fusion
23 28 (10.61%) Oracle ERP
23 28 (10.61%) Data Migration
24 27 (10.23%) Oracle BI EE
24 27 (10.23%) Oracle Receivables
24 27 (10.23%) Shell Script

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 56 (21.21%) Oracle Workflow
2 36 (13.64%) WebLogic
3 13 (4.92%) Oracle 10gAS
4 11 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (2.27%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 6 (2.27%) SAS
7 5 (1.89%) Apache
8 4 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (1.14%) IIS
9 3 (1.14%) Documentum
10 2 (0.76%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.76%) Oracle BPEL
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.38%) Lync
11 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.38%) JBoss
11 1 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.14%) MS Office
3 2 (0.76%) MS Project
4 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 143 (54.17%) Oracle EBS
2 123 (46.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 40 (15.15%) Oracle General Ledger
4 34 (12.88%) Oracle Payables
5 28 (10.61%) Oracle ERP
6 27 (10.23%) Oracle Receivables
7 19 (7.20%) Oracle Financials
8 15 (5.68%) Oracle iProcurement
9 12 (4.55%) Oracle HRMS
9 12 (4.55%) Oracle 11i
10 11 (4.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 11 (4.17%) Oracle Assets
11 10 (3.79%) Oracle Cash Management
12 5 (1.89%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 5 (1.89%) Oracle TCA
13 4 (1.52%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 4 (1.52%) Hyperion Enterprise
13 4 (1.52%) Oracle Payroll
14 3 (1.14%) Oracle iStore
14 3 (1.14%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.52%) Taleo
2 3 (1.14%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.65%) Intranet
1 7 (2.65%) Internet
2 5 (1.89%) SAN
3 2 (0.76%) FTP
4 1 (0.38%) VPN
4 1 (0.38%) DNS
4 1 (0.38%) SSL
4 1 (0.38%) MPLS
4 1 (0.38%) Firewall
4 1 (0.38%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.38%) NAS
4 1 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (32.20%) Oracle Database
2 65 (24.62%) Oracle Reports
3 53 (20.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 33 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 27 (10.23%) Oracle BI EE
6 23 (8.71%) Oracle Discoverer
7 22 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 11 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (3.79%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (2.65%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (2.65%) SQL Server
11 6 (2.27%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (2.27%) Relational Database
12 5 (1.89%) OLTP
13 4 (1.52%) Oracle OLAP
13 4 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (1.52%) Oracle OWB
13 4 (1.52%) OLAP
13 4 (1.52%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 59 (22.35%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.52%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.14%) Subversion
4 3 (1.14%) JDeveloper
5 2 (0.76%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.76%) Toad
6 1 (0.38%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.38%) JConsole
General
1 93 (35.23%) Finance
2 19 (7.20%) General Ledger
3 10 (3.79%) Retail
4 9 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.65%) Banking
6 6 (2.27%) Billing
7 5 (1.89%) Legal
8 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.14%) Advertising
8 3 (1.14%) Local Government
9 2 (0.76%) Marketing
10 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 65 (24.62%) Developer
2 64 (24.24%) DBA
3 56 (21.21%) Oracle DBA
4 55 (20.83%) Consultant
5 53 (20.08%) Oracle Consultant
6 47 (17.80%) Oracle Developer
7 40 (15.15%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 29 (10.98%) Functional Consultant
9 28 (10.61%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 21 (7.95%) Analyst
11 19 (7.20%) ERP Consultant
12 12 (4.55%) Architect
13 11 (4.17%) Business Developer
13 11 (4.17%) Administrator
14 10 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (3.79%) Project Manager
15 8 (3.03%) Applications Developer
15 8 (3.03%) Oracle Technical Consultant
15 8 (3.03%) Oracle Applications Developer
16 7 (2.65%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.74%) Oracle Fusion
2 25 (9.47%) Middleware
3 22 (8.33%) XML
4 9 (3.41%) Web Services
5 3 (1.14%) Java EE
5 3 (1.14%) Apache Flex
5 3 (1.14%) Drools
5 3 (1.14%) HTML
6 2 (0.76%) .NET
6 2 (0.76%) J2EE
6 2 (0.76%) JSP
7 1 (0.38%) JMS
7 1 (0.38%) CGI
7 1 (0.38%) JRockit
7 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.82%) Clustering
2 8 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.27%) Statistics
5 5 (1.89%) Replication
5 5 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.14%) Life Science
6 3 (1.14%) Data Conversion
6 3 (1.14%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.38%) PKI
8 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.38%) GIS
8 1 (0.38%) FMCG
8 1 (0.38%) iPad
8 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 52 (19.70%) UNIX
2 36 (13.64%) Linux
3 19 (7.20%) Windows
4 15 (5.68%) HPUX
5 6 (2.27%) Solaris
5 6 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.89%) AIX
7 4 (1.52%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.76%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.38%) SUSE
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (23.48%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (21.21%) Workflow
3 49 (18.56%) ERP
4 45 (17.05%) Migration
5 28 (10.61%) Data Migration
6 24 (9.09%) E-business
7 23 (8.71%) SOA
7 23 (8.71%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (7.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (6.82%) ITIL
10 17 (6.44%) Project Management
10 17 (6.44%) Configuration Management
11 16 (6.06%) PRINCE2
12 13 (4.92%) CRM
12 13 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (4.55%) Problem Management
14 11 (4.17%) Load Balancing
15 10 (3.79%) Incident Management
16 9 (3.41%) Data Modelling
16 9 (3.41%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 112 (42.42%) SQL
2 93 (35.23%) PL/SQL
3 27 (10.23%) Shell Script
4 21 (7.95%) Java
5 6 (2.27%) C
6 3 (1.14%) C#
6 3 (1.14%) C++
6 3 (1.14%) Perl
6 3 (1.14%) Ruby
6 3 (1.14%) Python
7 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 75 (28.41%) Security Cleared
2 68 (25.76%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.92%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.65%) Degree
6 6 (2.27%) MCITP
6 6 (2.27%) MCSE
6 6 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.89%) OCP
7 5 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.38%) CITP
10 1 (0.38%) CISSP
10 1 (0.38%) ACCA
10 1 (0.38%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.03%) QA
2 7 (2.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (14.77%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.52%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (6.44%) Oracle RMAN
1 17 (6.44%) Data Guard
2 16 (6.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.38%) logstash
3 1 (0.38%) SCCM
3 1 (0.38%) SCOM
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 264 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (6.44%) Red Hat
3 14 (5.30%) Hyperion
4 13 (4.92%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.03%) HP
5 8 (3.03%) VMware
5 8 (3.03%) Pegasus
6 7 (2.65%) Informatica
7 4 (1.52%) NetApp
8 3 (1.14%) Citrix
8 3 (1.14%) Sun
8 3 (1.14%) Siebel
8 3 (1.14%) OpenText
9 2 (0.76%) Planview
10 1 (0.38%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.38%) Lumesse
10 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.38%) Cisco
10 1 (0.38%) IBM
10 1 (0.38%) SmartStream
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