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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 526 467 398
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -69
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 97 127 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.41% 2.69% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 62 94
Average daily rate £448 £444 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £444 £414
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
4026 4717 4727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.94% 9.22% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2367 2687 2419
Average daily rate £438 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 37 55
Average hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £60.16 £60.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+97.22% -32.07%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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 -27 86 £448 +3.76% 15
London -9 28 £450 +2.85% 7
North West -20 20 £400 -11.11%
South East 0 12 £438 +9.37% 3
Cheshire -5 12 £425 -5.55%
Hampshire +10 10 £425 +6.25%
Winchester - 8 £425 -
Crewe 0 7 - -
West Yorkshire -2 7 - - 1
Yorkshire -7 7 - - 1
South West -7 6 £450 -10.00%
West Midlands -21 6 £328 -6.42% 2
Leeds - 6 - - 1
Chester -2 5 £425 -5.55%
Edinburgh - 5 £400 - 1
Scotland - 5 £400 - 2
Gloucestershire +1 4 £500 +11.11%
East Midlands -2 4 - -
Manchester -22 4 £400 -11.11%
Warwickshire +3 3 £328 -18.12%
Warwick -2 3 £328 -18.12%
Solihull - 3 - - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £400 -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
City of London +42 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +7 1 £550 +29.41% 1

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 213 (100.00%) Oracle
2 101 (47.42%) Oracle EBS
3 91 (42.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 88 (41.31%) Finance
5 77 (36.15%) SQL
6 66 (30.99%) PL/SQL
7 57 (26.76%) Oracle Reports
8 50 (23.47%) Business Intelligence
9 49 (23.00%) Oracle Forms
9 49 (23.00%) Workflow
9 49 (23.00%) Oracle Workflow
10 48 (22.54%) Security Cleared
11 45 (21.13%) ERP
12 44 (20.66%) Oracle Database
13 39 (18.31%) Oracle Payables
14 34 (15.96%) Oracle Receivables
15 33 (15.49%) Oracle General Ledger
16 32 (15.02%) SC Cleared
17 31 (14.55%) Migration
18 30 (14.08%) Oracle Database 11g
19 27 (12.68%) SOA
19 27 (12.68%) Oracle BI EE
20 23 (10.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
21 22 (10.33%) Oracle Cash Management
21 22 (10.33%) Oracle ERP
22 21 (9.86%) Oracle Financials
22 21 (9.86%) Oracle 11i
22 21 (9.86%) Unix
22 21 (9.86%) Java
22 21 (9.86%) Data Migration

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 49 (23.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 12 (5.63%) Oracle Service Bus
2 12 (5.63%) WebLogic
3 8 (3.76%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 7 (3.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (3.29%) Oracle UPK
5 5 (2.35%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.94%) Apache
6 2 (0.94%) JBoss
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.47%) CMS
7 1 (0.47%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.94%) MS Project
3 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 101 (47.42%) Oracle EBS
2 91 (42.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 39 (18.31%) Oracle Payables
4 34 (15.96%) Oracle Receivables
5 33 (15.49%) Oracle General Ledger
6 22 (10.33%) Oracle Cash Management
6 22 (10.33%) Oracle ERP
7 21 (9.86%) Oracle 11i
7 21 (9.86%) Oracle Financials
8 15 (7.04%) Oracle Assets
9 14 (6.57%) Oracle iProcurement
10 12 (5.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 11 (5.16%) Oracle Retail
12 8 (3.76%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 7 (3.29%) Oracle iRecruitment
14 4 (1.88%) Oracle HRMS
15 3 (1.41%) Hyperion Planning
16 2 (0.94%) HFM
17 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
17 1 (0.47%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.35%) Taleo
2 3 (1.41%) IaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.35%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) DNS
2 1 (0.47%) HTTP
2 1 (0.47%) LDAP
2 1 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (26.76%) Oracle Reports
2 44 (20.66%) Oracle Database
3 30 (14.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 27 (12.68%) Oracle BI EE
5 23 (10.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 20 (9.39%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (5.63%) Oracle Discoverer
8 10 (4.69%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (3.76%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (2.35%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.88%) Essbase
11 4 (1.88%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.88%) SQL Server
12 3 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.41%) Oracle9i Database
13 2 (0.94%) Oracle OWB
13 2 (0.94%) SQLPlus
14 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.47%) OLTP
14 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (23.00%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (4.23%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (2.35%) JIRA
3 5 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.88%) ProC
5 3 (1.41%) Hudson
5 3 (1.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.41%) Subversion
6 2 (0.94%) JUnit
6 2 (0.94%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.94%) PyUnit
6 2 (0.94%) Toad
7 1 (0.47%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.47%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.47%) PVCS
7 1 (0.47%) WinRunner
General
1 88 (41.31%) Finance
2 13 (6.10%) General Ledger
2 13 (6.10%) Retail
3 9 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.82%) Local Government
5 4 (1.88%) Banking
6 2 (0.94%) Legal
6 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Billing
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (30.05%) Developer
2 55 (25.82%) Oracle Developer
3 46 (21.60%) Consultant
4 42 (19.72%) Oracle Consultant
5 33 (15.49%) DBA
6 32 (15.02%) Oracle DBA
7 27 (12.68%) E-Business Developer
8 25 (11.74%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 22 (10.33%) Analyst
10 21 (9.86%) Functional Consultant
10 21 (9.86%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 15 (7.04%) Applications Developer
11 15 (7.04%) Oracle Applications Developer
12 14 (6.57%) Architect
12 14 (6.57%) Business Developer
12 14 (6.57%) Technical Developer
13 13 (6.10%) Oracle Team Leader
13 13 (6.10%) Team Leader
13 13 (6.10%) Technical Consultant
14 10 (4.69%) ERP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.39%) Middleware
2 16 (7.51%) Oracle Fusion
3 15 (7.04%) XML
4 7 (3.29%) Apache Flex
5 5 (2.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (1.41%) WebCenter
7 2 (0.94%) EDI
7 2 (0.94%) Grails
7 2 (0.94%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.94%) Spring
7 2 (0.94%) Web Services
8 1 (0.47%) .NET
8 1 (0.47%) HTML
8 1 (0.47%) J2EE
8 1 (0.47%) JDBC
8 1 (0.47%) OC4J
8 1 (0.47%) ODBC
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Streams
8 1 (0.47%) REST
8 1 (0.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.29%) Clustering
2 6 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.41%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.94%) Data Extraction
5 2 (0.94%) Life Science
6 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.47%) FMCG
6 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.86%) Unix
2 16 (7.51%) Linux
3 13 (6.10%) Windows
4 5 (2.35%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (2.35%) Solaris
5 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.41%) AIX
6 3 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (23.47%) Business Intelligence
2 49 (23.00%) Workflow
3 45 (21.13%) ERP
4 31 (14.55%) Migration
5 27 (12.68%) SOA
6 21 (9.86%) Data Migration
7 15 (7.04%) ITIL
8 13 (6.10%) Test Scripting
9 12 (5.63%) Procure-to-pay
9 12 (5.63%) SDLC
10 10 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.23%) Cash Management
11 9 (4.23%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (3.76%) Capacity Management
13 7 (3.29%) E-business
13 7 (3.29%) Performance Management
13 7 (3.29%) Service Management
13 7 (3.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (2.82%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 77 (36.15%) SQL
2 66 (30.99%) PL/SQL
3 21 (9.86%) Java
4 9 (4.23%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.41%) Perl
7 2 (0.94%) C
7 2 (0.94%) Groovy
8 1 (0.47%) Korn
8 1 (0.47%) PHP
8 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.47%) VB
8 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (22.54%) Security Cleared
2 32 (15.02%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.57%) DV Cleared
4 10 (4.69%) CTC Cleared
4 10 (4.69%) Degree
5 4 (1.88%) ISEB
5 4 (1.88%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.41%) CISM
6 3 (1.41%) CISSP
7 2 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.47%) HND
8 1 (0.47%) IIBA
8 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.47%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (7.98%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) vCloud
3 1 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 11 (5.16%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.47%) Puppet
3 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 213 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (4.69%) Retalix
3 9 (4.23%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.76%) Hyperion
5 7 (3.29%) Informatica
5 7 (3.29%) Pegasus
6 5 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.35%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.88%) HP
8 3 (1.41%) Kofax
9 2 (0.94%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.47%) Citrix
10 1 (0.47%) SmartStream
10 1 (0.47%) Veritas
10 1 (0.47%) VMware
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