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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Applications over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
England / West Midlands
Rank 113 110 98
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 10 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.30% 0.42%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.57% 3.89% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £390 £328 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.08% -18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £328 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £328 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £441
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
280 180 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.62% 7.67% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 99 134
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £41.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.21% +217.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-27.05% +142.85%

Oracle Applications
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Oracle Applications as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Applications within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -3 7 £390 +19.08%
Birmingham - 2 - - 1
Oracle Applications
England

Oracle Applications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Oracle Applications.

1 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) Oracle Discoverer
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (29.17%) Workflow
4 7 (29.17%) HP UFT
4 7 (29.17%) SQLPlus
4 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL
5 6 (25.00%) Service Management
5 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 6 (25.00%) BPEL
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (20.83%) Unix
6 5 (20.83%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (16.67%) Windows
7 4 (16.67%) Linux
7 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
7 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (16.67%) Data Guard
7 4 (16.67%) Database Tuning
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (16.67%) Drupal
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (4.17%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle Discoverer
2 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (29.17%) SQLPlus
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) HP UFT
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) DBA
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 4 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Forms Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Report Developer
5 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.17%) ERP Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Unix
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Workflow
2 6 (25.00%) BPEL
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (25.00%) Service Management
3 4 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.50%) ERP
4 3 (12.50%) Presales
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) PL/SQL
3 6 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) OCP
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Hyperion