Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Essbase skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Essbase over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 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 Essbase (formerly Hyperion Essbase)
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 812 784 776
Rank change year-on-year -28 -8 +2
Contract jobs citing Essbase 69 62 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.065% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.29% 0.29% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 29 64
UK median daily rate £475 £474 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.21% +5.33% -18.18%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £308
90th Percentile £539 £565 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
UK median hourly rate - £32.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year - +32.03% -

Essbase is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 23,514 21,317 24,299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.69% 22.44% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,385 14,158 16,293
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £635 £614 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 269 378
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +9.73% +13.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.04 £11.58
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +6.35% +10.53% +14.00%

Essbase
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Essbase as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Essbase in the UK

Essbase
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Essbase in the UK

Essbase
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Essbase over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Essbase in the UK

Essbase
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Essbase.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Essbase in the UK

Essbase
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Essbase within the UK over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 62 £475 +0.21% 7
London -37 41 £475 +0.21% 3
UK excluding London -33 26 £475 -5.00% 4
South East -36 7 £425 -5.56% 4
East of England +16 5 £488 -
Midlands -8 5 £473 -4.16%
Scotland - 5 £400 -
East Midlands +2 4 £473 -14.09%
North of England -18 4 £525 -4.55%
North West -20 3 £525 -4.55%
West Midlands -20 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Essbase also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Essbase.

1 61 (88.41%) Hyperion
2 59 (85.51%) Oracle
3 50 (72.46%) Finance
4 30 (43.48%) Oracle Reports
4 30 (43.48%) Oracle ODI
5 29 (42.03%) Oracle Smart View
6 26 (37.68%) Oracle EBS
7 25 (36.23%) Migration
8 23 (33.33%) Data Migration
8 23 (33.33%) Hyperion Planning
9 22 (31.88%) Oracle General Ledger
9 22 (31.88%) HFM
9 22 (31.88%) General Ledger
10 21 (30.43%) Planning and Forecasting
11 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (26.09%) JIRA
11 18 (26.09%) Self-Motivation
12 15 (21.74%) Oracle BI EE
12 15 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (20.29%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (20.29%) SQL
14 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
16 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
16 8 (11.59%) ETL
17 7 (10.14%) Relational Database
18 6 (8.70%) Analytics
18 6 (8.70%) Data Quality
18 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel

Essbase
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (37.68%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (33.33%) Hyperion Planning
3 22 (31.88%) HFM
3 22 (31.88%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (5.80%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (1.45%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (43.48%) Oracle ODI
1 30 (43.48%) Oracle Reports
2 29 (42.03%) Oracle Smart View
3 15 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (21.74%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
5 7 (10.14%) Relational Database
6 5 (7.25%) OLAP
6 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (5.80%) Qlik Sense
7 4 (5.80%) QlikView
7 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.80%) SQLPlus
7 4 (5.80%) Star Schema
8 3 (4.35%) Endeca
8 3 (4.35%) MOLAP
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (26.09%) JIRA
2 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.90%) Subversion
2 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.45%) ER Studio
3 1 (1.45%) ERwin
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.45%) Toad
General
1 50 (72.46%) Finance
2 22 (31.88%) General Ledger
3 6 (8.70%) Banking
4 4 (5.80%) Legal
5 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (43.48%) Developer
2 19 (27.54%) Hyperion Developer
3 12 (17.39%) Consultant
4 11 (15.94%) Architect
5 9 (13.04%) Hyperion Planning Developer
6 8 (11.59%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) Hyperion Architect
7 7 (10.14%) Hyperion Consultant
8 6 (8.70%) Integration Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Specialist
9 4 (5.80%) Hyperion Specialist
10 3 (4.35%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
10 3 (4.35%) Oracle Architect
10 3 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
10 3 (4.35%) Oracle Specialist
10 3 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) CSS
1 4 (5.80%) HTML
1 4 (5.80%) XML
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.45%) MDX
3 1 (1.45%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle Exalytics
6 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.45%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Unix
1 5 (7.25%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
2 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) Migration
2 23 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 21 (30.43%) Planning and Forecasting
4 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (20.29%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (11.59%) ETL
9 6 (8.70%) Analytics
10 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (7.25%) Data Integration
10 5 (7.25%) ERP
10 5 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (7.25%) Quality Management
10 5 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (5.80%) Innovative Thinking
11 4 (5.80%) Trend Analysis
12 3 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
12 3 (4.35%) Dashboard Development
12 3 (4.35%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.80%) PL/SQL
2 4 (5.80%) Python
3 3 (4.35%) Jython
3 3 (4.35%) VBA
3 3 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) ACCA
4 2 (2.90%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) Data Quality
2 5 (7.25%) IFRS
3 4 (5.80%) FINREP
4 2 (2.90%) Solvency II
5 1 (1.45%) GAAP
Vendors
1 61 (88.41%) Hyperion
2 59 (85.51%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) Informatica
3 5 (7.25%) SAP
4 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.80%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (4.35%) Anaplan
5 3 (4.35%) Cognos
5 3 (4.35%) Tableau
5 3 (4.35%) Teradata