The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Oracle Applications skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Applications over the 3 months to 28 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.

Oracle Applications (Oracle Apps)
England / North East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 69 55
Rank change year-on-year -16 -14  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.14% 0.34% 1.07%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.44% 3.95% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £275 £293 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.98% -37.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -17.64% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - -

Oracle Applications 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 the North East with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 41 76 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 5.66% 8.71% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 51 49
Median daily rate £361 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.66% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £441 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.39 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +39.58% +57.14%  

Oracle Applications
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Applications in the North East

Oracle Applications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle Applications in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Applications in the North East

Oracle Applications
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Applications in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Applications in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 North East region with a requirement for Oracle Applications.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (60.00%) Release Management
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (60.00%) Data Guard
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) E-business
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (20.00%) PMO

Oracle Applications
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (60.00%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DBA
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared DBA
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-business
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle