The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 30 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 / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 133 143
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 10 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.02% 3.66% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Median daily rate £450 £413 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -17.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -9.37% -  
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 South West with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 249 191 229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 9.58% 6.56% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 131 155
Median daily rate £425 £385 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.38% -1.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £529 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -31.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

Oracle Applications
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 South West

Oracle Applications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Applications in the South West

Oracle Applications
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Applications in the South West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Applications in the South West

Oracle Applications
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Applications in the South West

Oracle Applications
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Gloucestershire +8 4 £450 -10.00%
Oracle Applications
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 South West region with a requirement for Oracle Applications.

1 29 (100.00%) Oracle
2 27 (93.10%) Security Cleared
3 26 (89.66%) SC Cleared
4 17 (58.62%) Oracle BI EE
4 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (58.62%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (55.17%) Hyperion
5 16 (55.17%) SQL
5 16 (55.17%) ERP
6 15 (51.72%) Oracle EBS R12
7 14 (48.28%) PL/SQL
8 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
8 11 (37.93%) Finance
9 8 (27.59%) MS Project
9 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
10 7 (24.14%) F#
10 7 (24.14%) VBScript
10 7 (24.14%) Unix
10 7 (24.14%) HP UFT
10 7 (24.14%) HP
10 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
10 7 (24.14%) SpecFlow
11 5 (17.24%) DMZ
11 5 (17.24%) C#
11 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
11 5 (17.24%) Test Management
11 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
11 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
12 4 (13.79%) Oracle APEX

Oracle Applications
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 3 (10.34%) Apache Qpid
1 3 (10.34%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) GeoServer
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Project
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (51.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) DMZ
2 3 (10.34%) AMQP
2 3 (10.34%) VoIP
2 3 (10.34%) Wireshark
3 2 (6.90%) PuTTY
3 2 (6.90%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.90%) dBASE
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (24.14%) HP UFT
2 7 (24.14%) SpecFlow
3 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
4 4 (13.79%) JIRA
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (10.34%) Bitbucket
5 3 (10.34%) CMake
5 3 (10.34%) GoogleTest
5 3 (10.34%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.90%) Ant
6 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
6 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (6.90%) Selenium
6 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
6 2 (6.90%) TestNG
6 2 (6.90%) Toad
7 1 (3.45%) Valgrind
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Consultant
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle Consultant
2 7 (24.14%) Applications Consultant
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle Applications Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) DBA
4 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Leader
4 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Applications Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Applications Technical Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) CSS
1 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) Ajax
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) Middleware
4 1 (3.45%) OAuth2
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Unix
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) ERP
3 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
4 5 (17.24%) Test Management
5 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) API Testing
6 2 (6.90%) BDD
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (6.90%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) PL/SQL
3 7 (24.14%) F#
3 7 (24.14%) VBScript
4 5 (17.24%) C#
5 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.34%) Perl
6 3 (10.34%) Python
6 3 (10.34%) Ruby
7 2 (6.90%) Java
7 2 (6.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (93.10%) Security Cleared
2 26 (89.66%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) ISEB
3 2 (6.90%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.90%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (55.17%) Hyperion
3 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 7 (24.14%) HP
5 3 (10.34%) Google
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.34%) VMware