The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Applications skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Applications over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 114 114 97
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.042% 0.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.21% 0.31% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£525 - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
- +65.35%
Oracle Applications
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
214 327 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.42% 13.85% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 165 78
Average daily rate £475 £398 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.49% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 21
Average hourly rate £22.75 £33.66 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.41% -10.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £36.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-37.92% -4.11%

Oracle Applications
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Oracle Applications Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Applications
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Applications across the West Midlands region.

Oracle Applications Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Applications
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications across the West Midlands region.

Oracle Applications Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Applications
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 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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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
Solihull - 5 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Oracle Applications
England

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (70.83%) PL/SQL
3 16 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
3 16 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
4 15 (62.50%) Workflow
4 15 (62.50%) Oracle Workflow
5 12 (50.00%) SQL
6 11 (45.83%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (41.67%) Oracle General Ledger
7 10 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (37.50%) Oracle HRMS
8 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database
9 8 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 8 (33.33%) Oracle TCA
9 8 (33.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
10 7 (29.17%) XML
10 7 (29.17%) UNIX
10 7 (29.17%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (29.17%) General Ledger
11 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
11 5 (20.83%) Finance
12 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
13 3 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
14 2 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
14 2 (8.33%) Oracle Assets
14 2 (8.33%) Oracle iProcurement
14 2 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (8.33%) Data Guard

Oracle Applications
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 15 (62.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Business Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle General Ledger
3 9 (37.50%) Oracle HRMS
4 8 (33.33%) Oracle TCA
5 7 (29.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.17%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 7 (29.17%) General Ledger
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Consultant
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle Consultant
2 8 (33.33%) Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle HR Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Payroll Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Business Developer
5 2 (8.33%) DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) XML
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) AIX
2 1 (4.17%) Solaris
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Workflow
2 10 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Database Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Security Patching
4 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Database Security
4 1 (4.17%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) PL/SQL
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ACCA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (8.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Pegasus
2 2 (8.33%) HP