The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Financials 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 Financials over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Financials
Rank 458 421 352
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -69
Contract jobs citing Oracle Financials 130 135 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.28% 0.41%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.68% 3.11% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 67 122
Average daily rate £375 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £295 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.39 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - -
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4843 4344 5605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.60% 9.09% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2736 2219 2778
Average daily rate £425 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -1.66%
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 £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 76 78
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £68.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%

Oracle Financials
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Financials within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Oracle Financials Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Financials
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Financials within the UK.

Oracle Financials Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Financials
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Financials within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Oracle Financials Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Financials
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Financials within the UK.

Oracle Financials Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Financials
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 Financials within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -38 116 £375 -11.76% 28
London -43 45 £370 -17.77% 13
South East -12 27 £333 -16.87%
North West -8 16 £400 -11.11% 5
Manchester - 15 £390 - 3
City of London -10 14 £355 -32.46% 4
East of England -27 11 £388 +29.16% 1
Surrey -9 8 £366 -8.43%
Glasgow +18 7 £348 -18.23% 1
Scotland -14 7 £348 +15.83% 1
Croydon -4 6 £370 -
Bedfordshire -13 6 £375 +25.00%
Hampshire -3 4 £550 +57.14%
East Midlands -9 4 £425 -2.01% 1
Wiltshire -16 2 £425 -
South West -30 2 £425 -15.59% 6
Midlands - 2 - -
Hertfordshire -9 1 - - 1
Swindon -16 1 £425 -
West Midlands -25 1 - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
North East - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Telford - - - -
Witham - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Kent - - - -

Oracle Financials
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Financials 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 Financials.

1 273 (100.00%) Oracle
1 273 (100.00%) Finance
2 133 (48.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 97 (35.53%) Oracle Payables
4 95 (34.80%) Oracle General Ledger
5 91 (33.33%) SQL
6 89 (32.60%) Oracle Receivables
7 87 (31.87%) Oracle EBS
8 65 (23.81%) Oracle Applications
9 61 (22.34%) PL/SQL
9 61 (22.34%) Oracle Reports
10 56 (20.51%) Oracle Assets
11 42 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
11 42 (15.38%) Oracle Cash Management
12 41 (15.02%) Workflow
13 40 (14.65%) ERP
13 40 (14.65%) Oracle Workflow
14 34 (12.45%) Oracle E-Business Tax
15 23 (8.42%) PRINCE2
15 23 (8.42%) MS Excel
15 23 (8.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 22 (8.06%) SC Cleared
16 22 (8.06%) Security Cleared
17 21 (7.69%) SLA
18 20 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (7.33%) SAP
19 19 (6.96%) Oracle 11i
19 19 (6.96%) Microsoft
19 19 (6.96%) Project Management
20 18 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing

Oracle Financials
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Financials 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 Financials. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (14.65%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (0.73%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.37%) Sonic ESB
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 23 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.23%) MS Project
3 5 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 133 (48.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 97 (35.53%) Oracle Payables
3 95 (34.80%) Oracle General Ledger
4 89 (32.60%) Oracle Receivables
5 87 (31.87%) Oracle EBS
6 65 (23.81%) Oracle Applications
7 56 (20.51%) Oracle Assets
8 42 (15.38%) Oracle Cash Management
9 34 (12.45%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 19 (6.96%) Oracle 11i
11 14 (5.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 13 (4.76%) Oracle iProcurement
12 13 (4.76%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 10 (3.66%) Oracle ERP
14 5 (1.83%) Oracle Manufacturing
14 5 (1.83%) Oracle HRMS
14 5 (1.83%) Oracle AGIS
14 5 (1.83%) Oracle Internet Expenses
15 4 (1.47%) SAP FI
15 4 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) Taleo
1 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.37%) FTP
1 1 (0.37%) SSL
1 1 (0.37%) Intranet
1 1 (0.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (22.34%) Oracle Reports
2 23 (8.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 16 (5.86%) Oracle Database
4 13 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
5 5 (1.83%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.83%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.83%) SQLPlus
6 4 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 42 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (2.93%) Toad
3 3 (1.10%) JDeveloper
4 2 (0.73%) ProC
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.37%) JConsole
5 1 (0.37%) Ant
5 1 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 273 (100.00%) Finance
2 16 (5.86%) General Ledger
3 10 (3.66%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.93%) Retail
5 7 (2.56%) Banking
6 6 (2.20%) Local Government
7 4 (1.47%) Billing
7 4 (1.47%) Advertising
7 4 (1.47%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.10%) Legal
9 2 (0.73%) French Language
10 1 (0.37%) German Language
10 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 89 (32.60%) Consultant
2 86 (31.50%) Oracle Consultant
3 60 (21.98%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 48 (17.58%) Analyst
5 44 (16.12%) Functional Consultant
5 44 (16.12%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 37 (13.55%) Developer
7 35 (12.82%) Oracle Developer
8 30 (10.99%) Project Manager
9 28 (10.26%) Oracle Analyst
10 23 (8.42%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
11 18 (6.59%) Support Analyst
12 11 (4.03%) Applications Support
12 11 (4.03%) Business Analyst
12 11 (4.03%) Systems Manager
13 10 (3.66%) Applications Support Analyst
13 10 (3.66%) E-Business Consultant
14 9 (3.30%) Oracle Applications Developer
14 9 (3.30%) Applications Developer
15 8 (2.93%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.66%) XML
2 3 (1.10%) .NET
3 2 (0.73%) J2EE
4 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.37%) JSP
4 1 (0.37%) Web Services
4 1 (0.37%) EDI
4 1 (0.37%) JMS
4 1 (0.37%) WSH
4 1 (0.37%) JRockit
4 1 (0.37%) Middleware
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (1.47%) Management Information System
2 3 (1.10%) Data Extraction
2 3 (1.10%) Data Integration
2 3 (1.10%) FMCG
3 2 (0.73%) PMI
3 2 (0.73%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.37%) Clustering
4 1 (0.37%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.37%) Social Media
4 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.93%) UNIX
2 2 (0.73%) Linux
3 1 (0.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.02%) Workflow
2 40 (14.65%) ERP
3 23 (8.42%) PRINCE2
4 20 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (6.96%) Project Management
6 18 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (5.86%) Project Planning
7 16 (5.86%) E-business
8 14 (5.13%) Migration
8 14 (5.13%) Procure-to-pay
9 12 (4.40%) Test Scripting
10 11 (4.03%) Data Migration
11 10 (3.66%) ITIL
12 9 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (3.30%) Data Analysis
12 9 (3.30%) Change Management
12 9 (3.30%) Cash Management
13 8 (2.93%) Problem Management
13 8 (2.93%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (2.93%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (33.33%) SQL
2 61 (22.34%) PL/SQL
3 11 (4.03%) R
4 5 (1.83%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.73%) Java
5 2 (0.73%) C
6 1 (0.37%) C#
6 1 (0.37%) Jython
6 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 22 (8.06%) SC Cleared
1 22 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.40%) DV Cleared
3 7 (2.56%) CIMA
3 7 (2.56%) ACCA
4 5 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.47%) Degree
6 2 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.37%) CISA
7 1 (0.37%) CISM
7 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.37%) ISEB
7 1 (0.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.73%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) COREP
3 1 (0.37%) FINREP
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 273 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (7.33%) SAP
3 19 (6.96%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.66%) Hyperion
5 9 (3.30%) Business Objects
6 7 (2.56%) Pegasus
7 4 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (1.47%) Cognos
8 2 (0.73%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.73%) Primavera
9 1 (0.37%) F5
9 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.37%) CODA
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