The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Financials
Rank 485 439 353
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -86
Contract jobs citing Oracle Financials 129 138 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.26% 0.46%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.68% 2.99% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 66 119
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£400 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £475
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -13.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £22.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £81.20 £22.50 £22.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
- +63.63%

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
4813 4620 5313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.25% 8.81% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2810 2498 2672
Average daily rate £450 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 78 103
Average hourly rate £26.54 £19.59 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.51% -44.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -35.71%

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 24 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Financials within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Oracle Financials Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 October 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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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 -25 113 £413 -4.06% 20
London +12 69 £400 -11.11% 9
Scotland 0 10 £400 -16.88% 1
West Midlands - 9 £376 - 2
South East -29 8 £500 +17.64% 3
East Midlands +1 6 £455 -13.33% 1
East of England -10 6 £400 - 1
Tyne and Wear -35 6 £445 -
North East -37 6 £445 +18.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne -38 6 £445 -
City of London -1 5 £463 -4.14% 2
Yorkshire -6 4 £350 -5.08%
North West -13 4 - -
Manchester -2 3 - -
Oldham - 3 - -
Berkshire +12 2 - - 1
Hampshire -12 2 £458 -16.81% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £270 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
South Wales -11 1 £385 -6.66%
Wales -21 1 £385 -6.66%
Surrey -22 1 £600 +41.17%
South West -38 1 £400 +28.00% 3
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 £440 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bradford - - - -

Oracle Financials
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 268 (100.00%) Oracle
1 268 (100.00%) Finance
2 152 (56.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 108 (40.30%) Oracle Payables
3 108 (40.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 105 (39.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 87 (32.46%) Oracle EBS
6 80 (29.85%) SQL
7 59 (22.01%) PL/SQL
8 56 (20.90%) Oracle Applications
9 54 (20.15%) Oracle Reports
10 53 (19.78%) Oracle Assets
11 49 (18.28%) Migration
12 43 (16.04%) ERP
12 43 (16.04%) Oracle Cash Management
13 41 (15.30%) Workflow
14 40 (14.93%) Oracle Forms
15 35 (13.06%) General Ledger
15 35 (13.06%) Oracle iProcurement
16 34 (12.69%) Oracle Workflow
17 32 (11.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
18 28 (10.45%) Oracle 11i
19 24 (8.96%) Oracle Database
20 23 (8.58%) Cash Management
20 23 (8.58%) Java
21 22 (8.21%) Security Cleared
22 21 (7.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
22 21 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
22 21 (7.84%) XML
22 21 (7.84%) Business Intelligence

Oracle Financials
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 34 (12.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (2.24%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.12%) AquaLogic
4 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle UPK
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.73%) MS Office
3 4 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 152 (56.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 108 (40.30%) Oracle Payables
2 108 (40.30%) Oracle Receivables
3 105 (39.18%) Oracle General Ledger
4 87 (32.46%) Oracle EBS
5 56 (20.90%) Oracle Applications
6 53 (19.78%) Oracle Assets
7 43 (16.04%) Oracle Cash Management
8 35 (13.06%) Oracle iProcurement
9 32 (11.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 28 (10.45%) Oracle 11i
11 18 (6.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 12 (4.48%) Oracle AGIS
13 11 (4.10%) Oracle ERP
14 9 (3.36%) Oracle FAH
15 8 (2.99%) Oracle HRMS
15 8 (2.99%) HFM
16 4 (1.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 4 (1.49%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
16 4 (1.49%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.49%) Internet
2 3 (1.12%) 2G
3 1 (0.37%) IPv4
3 1 (0.37%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (20.15%) Oracle Reports
2 24 (8.96%) Oracle Database
3 21 (7.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 18 (6.72%) Oracle Discoverer
5 14 (5.22%) Essbase
6 12 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (4.48%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.36%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (2.61%) QlikView
10 6 (2.24%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (2.24%) SQLPlus
11 4 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.12%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (1.12%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (14.93%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (2.24%) Toad
3 5 (1.87%) JDeveloper
3 5 (1.87%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (1.87%) Selenium
3 5 (1.87%) TestNG
4 4 (1.49%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.75%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (0.75%) JUnit
6 2 (0.75%) JIRA
6 2 (0.75%) JMeter
6 2 (0.75%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.75%) Subversion
7 1 (0.37%) Maven
7 1 (0.37%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Developer 2000
7 1 (0.37%) MSI
7 1 (0.37%) Ant
7 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 268 (100.00%) Finance
2 35 (13.06%) General Ledger
3 11 (4.10%) Retail
4 9 (3.36%) Billing
5 6 (2.24%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.24%) Banking
6 5 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.12%) Publishing
7 3 (1.12%) French Language
7 3 (1.12%) German Language
8 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.37%) Local Government
8 1 (0.37%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (41.42%) Consultant
2 102 (38.06%) Oracle Consultant
3 77 (28.73%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 42 (15.67%) Analyst
5 35 (13.06%) Developer
6 34 (12.69%) Functional Consultant
6 34 (12.69%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 27 (10.07%) Oracle Analyst
8 26 (9.70%) Project Manager
9 25 (9.33%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
9 25 (9.33%) Oracle Developer
10 18 (6.72%) Support Analyst
11 16 (5.97%) Technical Consultant
12 15 (5.60%) Oracle Support Analyst
13 14 (5.22%) Business Analyst
14 13 (4.85%) Oracle Technical Consultant
15 10 (3.73%) Architect
16 9 (3.36%) DBA
16 9 (3.36%) Oracle DBA
16 9 (3.36%) Oracle Financials Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.84%) XML
2 10 (3.73%) Middleware
3 5 (1.87%) .NET
4 4 (1.49%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.12%) Java EE
6 2 (0.75%) J2EE
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.37%) SOAP
7 1 (0.37%) Web Services
7 1 (0.37%) XSD
7 1 (0.37%) XSLT
7 1 (0.37%) EDI
7 1 (0.37%) WCF
7 1 (0.37%) FpML
7 1 (0.37%) OLE
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.37%) REST
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (1.87%) AS400
2 5 (1.87%) iSeries
3 4 (1.49%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.12%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.75%) Data Extraction
5 2 (0.75%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.75%) Open Source
5 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.37%) PMI
6 1 (0.37%) EFT
6 1 (0.37%) NHS
6 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.37%) Replication
6 1 (0.37%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.37%) Clustering
6 1 (0.37%) Wiki
6 1 (0.37%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.09%) UNIX
2 9 (3.36%) Windows
3 7 (2.61%) Linux
4 3 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.12%) AIX
5 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (18.28%) Migration
2 43 (16.04%) ERP
3 41 (15.30%) Workflow
4 23 (8.58%) Cash Management
5 21 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (7.46%) Project Management
7 19 (7.09%) Data Migration
8 18 (6.72%) Procure-to-pay
9 16 (5.97%) Test Scripting
10 14 (5.22%) ETL
11 13 (4.85%) E-business
12 12 (4.48%) SOA
12 12 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (3.73%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (2.99%) DRM
15 7 (2.61%) Change Management
15 7 (2.61%) Business Analysis
16 6 (2.24%) Regression Testing
16 6 (2.24%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 80 (29.85%) SQL
2 59 (22.01%) PL/SQL
3 23 (8.58%) Java
4 7 (2.61%) ActionScript
5 6 (2.24%) VBA
5 6 (2.24%) C#
6 4 (1.49%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.12%) C
8 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (8.21%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.72%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.24%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.24%) Degree
4 5 (1.87%) ACCA
5 4 (1.49%) ISEB
6 3 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.12%) PMP
6 3 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.75%) CIPFA
7 2 (0.75%) CIMA
7 2 (0.75%) ICAEW
7 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.48%) QA
2 11 (4.10%) SLA
3 3 (1.12%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.75%) GAAP
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.37%) Basel II
5 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.37%) COSO
System Software
1 4 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.37%) Squid
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.12%) OpenView
2 3 (1.12%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 268 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (5.60%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.60%) Hyperion
3 13 (4.85%) SAP
4 11 (4.10%) Pegasus
5 9 (3.36%) Business Objects
6 6 (2.24%) Cognos
7 5 (1.87%) IBM
7 5 (1.87%) Informatica
8 4 (1.49%) HP
8 4 (1.49%) Tableau
9 3 (1.12%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.12%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.75%) CODA
10 2 (0.75%) ATG
10 2 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.75%) Retek
11 1 (0.37%) Talend
11 1 (0.37%) EMC
11 1 (0.37%) NetApp
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