The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Oracle EBS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle EBS over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle E-Business Suite (OEBS)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 33 33 46
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13  
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.81% 0.98% 0.48%
As % of the Business Applications category 17.24% 9.68% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Median daily rate £528 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.22% +40.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £410
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Oracle EBS is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 29 31 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 10.47% 10.13% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 19
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

Oracle EBS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Oracle EBS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle EBS in Bedfordshire

Oracle EBS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle EBS in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle EBS in Bedfordshire

Oracle EBS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle EBS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Luton - 4 £525 -
Dunstable - 1 £530 -
Oracle EBS
East of England

Oracle EBS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle EBS 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Oracle EBS.

1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Billing
5 4 (33.33%) Validation
5 4 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) QA
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (16.67%) ERP
7 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (16.67%) Contract Management
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle Smart View
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (8.33%) Java
8 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (8.33%) SQL
8 1 (8.33%) Project Management
8 1 (8.33%) Change Management
8 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
8 1 (8.33%) Cash Management

Oracle EBS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Smart View
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Consultant
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Report Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) E-Business Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) ERP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 4 (33.33%) Validation
2 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Contract Management
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Cash Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) PeopleSoft