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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 420 396 348
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -48
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 166 182 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.35% 0.45%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.45% 3.93% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 87 90
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£425 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £283 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £534 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £59.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £59.83

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
4818 4633 4680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.84% 8.99% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2818 2483 2275
Average daily rate £438 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 68 82
Average hourly rate £19.25 £30.83 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.56% -14.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £60.03 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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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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 -33 141 £450 +20.00% 19
North West +21 39 £450 +85.56% 1
South East -28 30 £425 +13.33% 8
Cheshire +29 24 £450 +12.50%
London -16 21 £450 +12.50% 5
Hampshire -21 17 £463 +23.33% 5
Scotland +4 16 £413 +6.45%
South West -22 15 £469 +50.00%
Glasgow - 11 £413 -
Gosport - 11 £515 - 4
Manchester -7 10 £450 +95.65% 1
Gloucestershire -10 10 £400 +33.33%
Tyne and Wear -13 10 £445 +61.81%
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 10 £445 +61.81%
North East -31 10 £445 +11.25%
Buckinghamshire - 8 £350 -
East of England -7 7 £425 -
East Midlands -3 6 £550 +83.33% 2
West Midlands -5 6 £450 -30.76% 1
Birmingham 0 4 £500 -23.07%
Havant -7 4 £431 +11.29%
Berkshire +8 3 £425 +44.68% 1
City of London -2 3 £218 -50.56% 1
Midlands +2 2 £475 -20.83% 1
South Wales - 2 £225 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Wales - 2 £225 - 1
Newport - 2 £225 - 1
Reading - 2 £425 - 1
Cheltenham -12 1 £188 -

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 361 (100.00%) Oracle
2 170 (47.09%) Oracle EBS
3 163 (45.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 156 (43.21%) SQL
5 148 (41.00%) Finance
6 137 (37.95%) PL/SQL
7 89 (24.65%) Oracle Database
8 83 (22.99%) Security Cleared
9 81 (22.44%) Oracle Reports
10 77 (21.33%) Workflow
11 76 (21.05%) Oracle Workflow
12 73 (20.22%) SC Cleared
13 65 (18.01%) Oracle Receivables
14 62 (17.17%) UNIX
14 62 (17.17%) Oracle Forms
15 61 (16.90%) Oracle General Ledger
15 61 (16.90%) Oracle Payables
16 59 (16.34%) Business Intelligence
17 54 (14.96%) Oracle Database 11g
18 53 (14.68%) Oracle Financials
19 49 (13.57%) ERP
20 46 (12.74%) SOA
21 43 (11.91%) Migration
22 39 (10.80%) Oracle RAC
23 38 (10.53%) Oracle 11i
24 36 (9.97%) Oracle Assets
25 35 (9.70%) E-business
26 34 (9.42%) Linux
26 34 (9.42%) Oracle BI EE
27 32 (8.86%) WebLogic

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 76 (21.05%) Oracle Workflow
2 32 (8.86%) WebLogic
3 11 (3.05%) Oracle 10gAS
4 9 (2.49%) Apache
5 6 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (0.83%) AquaLogic
7 3 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (0.83%) Oracle 9iAS
8 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.55%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.28%) Content Management Server
9 1 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (1.11%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (0.83%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.83%) MS Project
3 2 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 170 (47.09%) Oracle EBS
2 163 (45.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 65 (18.01%) Oracle Receivables
4 61 (16.90%) Oracle General Ledger
4 61 (16.90%) Oracle Payables
5 53 (14.68%) Oracle Financials
6 38 (10.53%) Oracle 11i
7 36 (9.97%) Oracle Assets
8 27 (7.48%) Oracle HRMS
9 25 (6.93%) Oracle Cash Management
10 20 (5.54%) Oracle iProcurement
11 14 (3.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 14 (3.88%) Oracle ERP
12 8 (2.22%) Oracle Payroll
13 6 (1.66%) Oracle E-Business Tax
14 5 (1.39%) Oracle Retail
14 5 (1.39%) Oracle SCM
15 4 (1.11%) FLEXCUBE
15 4 (1.11%) Oracle CRM
15 4 (1.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.66%) SAN
2 1 (0.28%) Internet
2 1 (0.28%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.28%) DNS
2 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (24.65%) Oracle Database
2 81 (22.44%) Oracle Reports
3 54 (14.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 34 (9.42%) Oracle BI EE
5 27 (7.48%) Oracle Database 10g
6 20 (5.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 17 (4.71%) Oracle Discoverer
8 12 (3.32%) SQL Server
8 12 (3.32%) Oracle ODI
9 8 (2.22%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.22%) Oracle9i Database
9 8 (2.22%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.94%) SQLPlus
10 7 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
12 4 (1.11%) MS Access
12 4 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.83%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 62 (17.17%) Oracle Forms
2 16 (4.43%) Oracle APEX
3 12 (3.32%) Toad
4 3 (0.83%) JDeveloper
4 3 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.55%) ProC
5 2 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Developer 2000
6 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.28%) PVCS
6 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.28%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.28%) Subversion
6 1 (0.28%) JIRA
6 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.28%) FishEye
General
1 148 (41.00%) Finance
2 25 (6.93%) General Ledger
3 12 (3.32%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.05%) Military
5 9 (2.49%) Retail
6 7 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.94%) Back Office
7 3 (0.83%) Advertising
7 3 (0.83%) Banking
7 3 (0.83%) Billing
7 3 (0.83%) Local Government
7 3 (0.83%) Marketing
8 2 (0.55%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 98 (27.15%) Consultant
2 87 (24.10%) Oracle Consultant
3 75 (20.78%) Developer
4 71 (19.67%) Oracle Developer
5 64 (17.73%) DBA
6 61 (16.90%) Oracle DBA
7 41 (11.36%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 30 (8.31%) Technical Consultant
8 30 (8.31%) Analyst
8 30 (8.31%) Architect
9 29 (8.03%) Oracle Technical Consultant
10 21 (5.82%) Functional Consultant
10 21 (5.82%) Oracle Applications Developer
10 21 (5.82%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 19 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst
12 18 (4.99%) Oracle Applications Consultant
13 15 (4.16%) Project Manager
14 14 (3.88%) Applications Developer
15 13 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
15 13 (3.60%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.48%) Middleware
2 22 (6.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 18 (4.99%) XML
4 10 (2.77%) WebCenter
5 7 (1.94%) jQuery
6 4 (1.11%) Java EE
6 4 (1.11%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.11%) .NET
7 3 (0.83%) Web Services
7 3 (0.83%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (0.55%) J2EE
8 2 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.28%) JPA
9 1 (0.28%) HTML
9 1 (0.28%) CSS
9 1 (0.28%) JSP
9 1 (0.28%) SOAP
9 1 (0.28%) JSF
9 1 (0.28%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.77%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.39%) Clustering
3 5 (1.39%) Statistics
4 4 (1.11%) Derivative
4 4 (1.11%) Replication
4 4 (1.11%) Fixed Income
4 4 (1.11%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.11%) SWIFT
5 2 (0.55%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.55%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.55%) Life Science
5 2 (0.55%) Data Conversion
5 2 (0.55%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.28%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.28%) iPad
6 1 (0.28%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.28%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 62 (17.17%) UNIX
2 34 (9.42%) Linux
3 15 (4.16%) Solaris
4 12 (3.32%) Windows
5 11 (3.05%) HPUX
6 8 (2.22%) AIX
7 4 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.55%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.55%) Android
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (21.33%) Workflow
2 59 (16.34%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (13.57%) ERP
4 46 (12.74%) SOA
5 43 (11.91%) Migration
6 35 (9.70%) E-business
7 31 (8.59%) Project Management
7 31 (8.59%) ITIL
8 28 (7.76%) Performance Tuning
9 21 (5.82%) Data Migration
10 20 (5.54%) CRM
10 20 (5.54%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (4.71%) Regression Testing
12 16 (4.43%) PRINCE2
12 16 (4.43%) Cash Management
13 14 (3.88%) Configuration Management
14 12 (3.32%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (3.32%) Test Scripting
15 11 (3.05%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (2.77%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 156 (43.21%) SQL
2 137 (37.95%) PL/SQL
3 29 (8.03%) Shell Script
4 23 (6.37%) Java
5 10 (2.77%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.49%) C#
7 8 (2.22%) R
8 7 (1.94%) Perl
9 6 (1.66%) VB
10 4 (1.11%) C
10 4 (1.11%) Korn
11 1 (0.28%) VBA
11 1 (0.28%) C++
11 1 (0.28%) COBOL
11 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 83 (22.99%) Security Cleared
2 73 (20.22%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.88%) Degree
4 8 (2.22%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.66%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (1.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.11%) BC Cleared
7 4 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.83%) CISM
8 3 (0.83%) CISSP
9 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.55%) Siebel Certification
9 2 (0.55%) CCNA
9 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.37%) SLA
2 14 (3.88%) QA
3 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.83%) COBIT
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (10.80%) Oracle RAC
2 26 (7.20%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (6.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 18 (4.99%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.83%) OpenView
5 3 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.28%) Control-M
6 1 (0.28%) Nagios
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 361 (100.00%) Oracle
2 23 (6.37%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.09%) HP
4 18 (4.99%) Pegasus
5 13 (3.60%) VMware
6 9 (2.49%) Informatica
7 8 (2.22%) SAP
8 7 (1.94%) Business Objects
8 7 (1.94%) Primavera
9 6 (1.66%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.11%) Siebel
11 3 (0.83%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.83%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.83%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.83%) Talend
12 2 (0.55%) IBM
13 1 (0.28%) Sun
13 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft
13 1 (0.28%) Sybase
13 1 (0.28%) Retek
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago