The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 for the West Midlands region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
Rank 115 100 105
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.16% 0.31%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.30% 1.24% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £368 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £426 £421 £406
% change year-on-year
+1.24% +3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £13.50 £56.00
% change year-on-year
+288.88% -75.89%
Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
335 241 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.19% 13.00% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 85 80
Average daily rate £400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £310 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 2
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £44.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.41 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.19% -2.70%
Oracle Applications
England

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 11 July 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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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
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Birmingham - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Oracle Applications
England

Oracle Applications
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle