Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 788 740 613
Rank change year-on-year -48 -127 +60
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 97 141 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.53% 1.74% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 93 157
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £368 £338 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 6,333 8,119 8,716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.19% 8.17% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,709 4,800 5,196
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +1.74%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £298
90th Percentile £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 87 97
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £27.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £60.25 £48.70 £91.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.06
% change year-on-year -18.18% +9.74% +8.96%

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 20 October 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 12 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 20 October 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 -52 90 £469 +4.17% 13
UK excluding London -69 61 £450 - 10
South East -9 39 £500 +3.09% 2
London -12 26 £480 -6.34% 4
North of England -38 10 £450 +20.00% 3
North West -25 8 £450 +20.00% 2
Midlands -34 6 £550 +37.50% 2
East Midlands - 4 £600 - 1
Scotland -22 3 £385 +10.00% 1
East of England +5 2 £450 +25.87%
West Midlands -36 2 £363 -9.38% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £413 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Applications 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 Oracle Applications.

1 97 (100.00%) Oracle
2 45 (46.39%) Oracle EBS
3 40 (41.24%) Finance
4 33 (34.02%) Oracle Fusion
5 28 (28.87%) Oracle EBS R12
6 26 (26.80%) SQL
7 24 (24.74%) Oracle Database
8 23 (23.71%) PL/SQL
8 23 (23.71%) Oracle Reports
9 22 (22.68%) Oracle Forms
10 21 (21.65%) SOA
10 21 (21.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 19 (19.59%) Middleware
12 18 (18.56%) Linux
12 18 (18.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (17.53%) Oracle BI EE
14 16 (16.49%) Oracle Service Bus
15 15 (15.46%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 15 (15.46%) Oracle ODI
15 15 (15.46%) Oracle Database 12c
15 15 (15.46%) AIX
15 15 (15.46%) CRM
16 14 (14.43%) Clustering
17 13 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (13.40%) Root Cause Analysis
17 13 (13.40%) WFM
18 12 (12.37%) Master Data Management
19 11 (11.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 11 (11.34%) Business Process Mapping
19 11 (11.34%) Oracle Utilities

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 21 (21.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (16.49%) Oracle Service Bus
3 11 (11.34%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (3.09%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.03%) Confluence
6 1 (1.03%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 45 (46.39%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (28.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (11.34%) Oracle Utilities
3 11 (11.34%) Siebel CRM
4 10 (10.31%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (7.22%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (7.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 7 (7.22%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (7.22%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (6.19%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle Payroll
8 2 (2.06%) Oracle AGIS
9 1 (1.03%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle FAH
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) CloudTest
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) IaaS
2 2 (2.06%) PaaS
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) FTP
1 1 (1.03%) tcpdump
1 1 (1.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.74%) Oracle Database
2 23 (23.71%) Oracle Reports
3 18 (18.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (17.53%) Oracle BI EE
5 15 (15.46%) Oracle Database 12c
5 15 (15.46%) Oracle ODI
6 11 (11.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.03%) MySQL
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (22.68%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (4.12%) JMeter
3 4 (4.12%) LoadRunner
4 3 (3.09%) JIRA
4 3 (3.09%) LoadUI
4 3 (3.09%) NeoLoad
4 3 (3.09%) OpenSTA
4 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.09%) WebLOAD
5 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.06%) Subversion
6 1 (1.03%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.03%) Maven
6 1 (1.03%) Toad
General
1 40 (41.24%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.12%) Retail
4 2 (2.06%) Back Office
4 2 (2.06%) Billing
5 1 (1.03%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 24 (24.74%) DBA
1 24 (24.74%) Oracle DBA
2 21 (21.65%) Developer
3 20 (20.62%) Oracle Developer
4 18 (18.56%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 11 (11.34%) Consultant
5 11 (11.34%) Oracle Consultant
6 9 (9.28%) Functional Consultant
6 9 (9.28%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 7 (7.22%) Analyst
7 7 (7.22%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.19%) Oracle Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
8 6 (6.19%) Payroll Consultant
9 5 (5.15%) Applications Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Oracle Applications Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
10 4 (4.12%) Applications Manager
10 4 (4.12%) Senior Manager
10 4 (4.12%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.02%) Oracle Fusion
2 19 (19.59%) Middleware
3 9 (9.28%) HTML
4 3 (3.09%) CSS
4 3 (3.09%) REST
5 2 (2.06%) .NET
5 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.06%) HTML5
5 2 (2.06%) JMS
5 2 (2.06%) JSON
5 2 (2.06%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (2.06%) SOAP
5 2 (2.06%) Web Services
5 2 (2.06%) XML
5 2 (2.06%) XSLT
6 1 (1.03%) J2EE
6 1 (1.03%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.43%) Clustering
2 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.09%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.06%) Life Science
3 2 (2.06%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Licensing
4 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.56%) Linux
2 15 (15.46%) AIX
3 11 (11.34%) Unix
4 5 (5.15%) Windows
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.65%) SOA
2 15 (15.46%) CRM
3 13 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (13.40%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (13.40%) WFM
4 12 (12.37%) Master Data Management
5 11 (11.34%) Business Process Mapping
5 11 (11.34%) Workflow
6 10 (10.31%) Project Management
7 9 (9.28%) ERP
7 9 (9.28%) Migration
7 9 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (8.25%) Change Management
8 8 (8.25%) Data Migration
8 8 (8.25%) Information Security
9 7 (7.22%) PRINCE2
9 7 (7.22%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.15%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.80%) SQL
2 23 (23.71%) PL/SQL
3 15 (15.46%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 11 (11.34%) Java
5 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) ACCA
3 1 (1.03%) CIMA
3 1 (1.03%) Degree
3 1 (1.03%) ISEB
3 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) QA
1 4 (4.12%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 97 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (11.34%) Siebel
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.06%) IBM
4 2 (2.06%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.03%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.03%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.03%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.03%) New Relic
5 1 (1.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.03%) Sun