The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 June 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 West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 154 135
Rank change year-on-year +24 -19  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 6 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 0.13% 0.47%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.51% 1.52% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £440 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +18.75% -15.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 West with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 239 328 352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 8.09% 8.70% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 305 272
Median daily rate £475 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.45% -7.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £288 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £588 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.25 £11.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.54% -51.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.63 £10.50 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £11.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +44.44%  

Oracle Applications
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Oracle Applications as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Applications in the North West

Oracle Applications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Applications in the North West

Oracle Applications
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Applications in the North West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Applications in the North West

Oracle Applications
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Applications in the North West

Oracle Applications
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Manchester +12 3 £575 -
Merseyside - 2 £408 -
Oracle Applications
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West region with a requirement for Oracle Applications.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) J2EE
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (16.67%) Taleo
5 1 (16.67%) ATG

Oracle Applications
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior SQL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) ERP Architect
3 1 (16.67%) HR Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle HRMS Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) ATG