Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 17 January 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 Applications (Oracle Apps)
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 769 632 656
Rank change year-on-year -137 +24 -102
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 127 234 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.64% 2.86% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 127 96
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.02% -3.07%
10th Percentile £338 £230 £300
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £410
% change year-on-year +2.89% -5.18% -4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £12.50

Oracle Applications is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7,738 8,170 8,532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.71% 8.39% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,669 4,955 4,810
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -0.57%
10th Percentile £308 £308 £278
90th Percentile £650 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 79 139
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.71% +14.62%
10th Percentile £10.55 £7.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.79 £69.07 £68.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £33.71
% change year-on-year -12.50% -28.80% +10.07%

Oracle Applications
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Applications in the UK

Oracle Applications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Applications in the UK

Oracle Applications
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Applications over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Applications in the UK

Oracle Applications
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Applications in the UK

Oracle Applications
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 17 January 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 -103 114 £450 +5.88% 20
UK excluding London -37 105 £400 +2.89% 14
North of England +41 30 £375 -17.58% 5
South East -33 29 £488 +34.48% 1
Midlands -8 27 £345 +109.37% 4
West Midlands +3 25 £350 -2.78% 4
North West +22 24 £375 -23.08% 4
London -51 19 £525 +10.53% 8
Scotland -7 10 £400 - 2
South West -13 6 £525 +7.14% 2
North East +39 4 £375 -16.20%
East of England -36 3 £358 -10.63%
East Midlands -11 2 £300 +120.59%
Yorkshire - 2 £375 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 with a requirement for Oracle Applications.

1 127 (100.00%) Oracle
2 47 (37.01%) Oracle EBS
3 39 (30.71%) Oracle Database
4 37 (29.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 34 (26.77%) Finance
5 34 (26.77%) Unix
6 33 (25.98%) SQL
7 29 (22.83%) Linux
8 28 (22.05%) Oracle Forms
9 27 (21.26%) PL/SQL
10 25 (19.69%) Oracle Fusion
11 22 (17.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 22 (17.32%) Oracle BI EE
11 22 (17.32%) Migration
11 22 (17.32%) SOA
12 19 (14.96%) Oracle Reports
12 19 (14.96%) Security Cleared
13 18 (14.17%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (14.17%) Middleware
14 16 (12.60%) Oracle 11i
14 16 (12.60%) Oracle RAC
15 15 (11.81%) Oracle Service Bus
16 14 (11.02%) CRM
16 14 (11.02%) WebLogic
17 13 (10.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 13 (10.24%) Data Guard
17 13 (10.24%) Performance Tuning
17 13 (10.24%) Oracle Database 12c
17 13 (10.24%) SC Cleared
17 13 (10.24%) Data Management

Oracle Applications
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:

Application Platforms
1 22 (17.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (11.81%) Oracle Service Bus
3 14 (11.02%) WebLogic
4 12 (9.45%) WebSphere
5 11 (8.66%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (3.15%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (1.57%) Apache
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 47 (37.01%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (29.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (12.60%) Oracle 11i
4 12 (9.45%) Siebel CRM
5 11 (8.66%) Oracle Payables
5 11 (8.66%) Oracle Utilities
6 9 (7.09%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (6.30%) Oracle iProcurement
8 7 (5.51%) HFM
8 7 (5.51%) Hyperion Planning
9 6 (4.72%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (3.94%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (3.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 4 (3.15%) Oracle Cash Management
12 3 (2.36%) Oracle Assets
13 2 (1.57%) Oracle HRMS
13 2 (1.57%) Oracle iRecruitment
13 2 (1.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
14 1 (0.79%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.15%) Oracle Service Cloud
1 4 (3.15%) Taleo
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.94%) SMS
2 2 (1.57%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) HTTP
3 1 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (30.71%) Oracle Database
2 22 (17.32%) Oracle BI EE
3 19 (14.96%) Oracle Reports
4 18 (14.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (10.24%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (8.66%) Oracle ODI
7 7 (5.51%) Essbase
8 6 (4.72%) Oracle Discoverer
8 6 (4.72%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.36%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.79%) QlikView
12 1 (0.79%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 28 (22.05%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (8.66%) Oracle APEX
3 8 (6.30%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.15%) Subversion
5 1 (0.79%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.79%) JIRA
5 1 (0.79%) ProC
General
1 34 (26.77%) Finance
2 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.15%) Retail
3 2 (1.57%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Billing
4 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (35.43%) DBA
1 45 (35.43%) Oracle DBA
2 34 (26.77%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 26 (20.47%) Consultant
4 18 (14.17%) Developer
5 17 (13.39%) Oracle Consultant
6 16 (12.60%) Applications Developer
7 12 (9.45%) WebSphere Developer
8 9 (7.09%) Analyst
9 8 (6.30%) Applications Support
9 8 (6.30%) Functional Consultant
9 8 (6.30%) Oracle Analyst
9 8 (6.30%) Oracle Applications Support
9 8 (6.30%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 7 (5.51%) Hyperion Consultant
10 7 (5.51%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
11 6 (4.72%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (4.72%) Senior DBA
11 6 (4.72%) Senior Oracle DBA
12 5 (3.94%) Oracle Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 18 (14.17%) Middleware
3 11 (8.66%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (6.30%) XML
5 5 (3.94%) Web Services
6 3 (2.36%) .NET
6 3 (2.36%) Spring Boot
6 3 (2.36%) WebCenter
7 2 (1.57%) HTML
7 2 (1.57%) REST
7 2 (1.57%) SOAP
8 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.79%) CSS
8 1 (0.79%) OC4J
8 1 (0.79%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.30%) Clustering
2 6 (4.72%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.36%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.36%) Replication
4 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.57%) Life Science
4 2 (1.57%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Exalytics
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.77%) Unix
2 29 (22.83%) Linux
3 11 (8.66%) AIX
4 10 (7.87%) Windows
5 3 (2.36%) Solaris
5 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.57%) HPUX
6 2 (1.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.32%) Migration
1 22 (17.32%) SOA
2 14 (11.02%) CRM
3 13 (10.24%) Data Management
3 13 (10.24%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (9.45%) Master Data Management
5 11 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (8.66%) Workflow
6 10 (7.87%) WFM
7 8 (6.30%) Database Tuning
7 8 (6.30%) Mentoring
8 7 (5.51%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (5.51%) Scrum
8 7 (5.51%) System Testing
9 6 (4.72%) Data Migration
9 6 (4.72%) ITIL
9 6 (4.72%) Project Management
9 6 (4.72%) Risk Management
9 6 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.72%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.98%) SQL
2 27 (21.26%) PL/SQL
3 12 (9.45%) Shell Script
4 10 (7.87%) Java
5 7 (5.51%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 6 (4.72%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.57%) C#
8 1 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (14.96%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.24%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.79%) GDPR
2 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (12.60%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.15%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.36%) Docker
3 3 (2.36%) SRDF
4 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (10.24%) Data Guard
1 13 (10.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (7.09%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (6.30%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (2.36%) Puppet
5 1 (0.79%) Control-M
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 127 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (9.45%) Siebel
3 9 (7.09%) Hyperion
4 5 (3.94%) Veritas
5 3 (2.36%) EMC
5 3 (2.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.36%) Pegasus
6 2 (1.57%) BT
7 1 (0.79%) HP
7 1 (0.79%) NetApp
7 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft