Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 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)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 741 602 669
Rank change year-on-year -139 +67 -139
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 141 292 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.75% 3.39% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 157 100
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -2.02%
10th Percentile £338 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.99%
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 8060 8610 9304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.05% 8.17% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4723 5130 5202
UK median daily rate £460 £440 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +1.32% +2.18%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 96 131
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - -20.63%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.70 £93.00 £50.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year +9.74% +8.96% -28.68%

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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 -117 133 £450 +5.88% 20
UK excluding London -43 111 £450 +12.50% 17
South East +17 42 £485 +33.79% 2
North of England +25 25 £375 -14.29% 7
London -57 25 £513 +13.89% 4
West Midlands +11 22 £400 +10.34% 4
Midlands -7 22 £400 +6.67% 5
North West +26 21 £375 -28.57% 5
South West -11 14 £475 +31.94% 2
North East +43 4 £375 -14.29% 1
East of England -31 4 £358 -10.63%
Scotland - 4 £350 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 with a requirement for Oracle Applications.

1 141 (100.00%) Oracle
2 46 (32.62%) Oracle EBS
3 43 (30.50%) Finance
4 36 (25.53%) Oracle Database
5 35 (24.82%) SQL
5 35 (24.82%) Oracle Forms
6 29 (20.57%) Unix
6 29 (20.57%) Oracle EBS R12
7 27 (19.15%) Java
7 27 (19.15%) PL/SQL
8 24 (17.02%) Migration
9 22 (15.60%) Linux
9 22 (15.60%) Oracle Fusion
10 20 (14.18%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (13.48%) Security Cleared
12 17 (12.06%) Oracle RAC
12 17 (12.06%) SOA
12 17 (12.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (11.35%) Oracle 11i
13 16 (11.35%) Workflow
13 16 (11.35%) Oracle Workflow
13 16 (11.35%) Git (software)
14 14 (9.93%) SC Cleared
14 14 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (9.22%) CRM
15 13 (9.22%) Oracle Reports
15 13 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (9.22%) Middleware
16 12 (8.51%) ITIL
16 12 (8.51%) WebLogic

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 17 (12.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (11.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 12 (8.51%) Oracle Service Bus
3 12 (8.51%) WebLogic
4 10 (7.09%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.84%) Oracle 10gAS
5 4 (2.84%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (2.84%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 2 (1.42%) Apache
7 1 (0.71%) Drupal
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 46 (32.62%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (20.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (11.35%) Oracle 11i
4 12 (8.51%) Oracle Utilities
5 10 (7.09%) Oracle Payables
6 9 (6.38%) Oracle iProcurement
7 8 (5.67%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (5.67%) Siebel CRM
8 7 (4.96%) Oracle Financials
9 6 (4.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 5 (3.55%) Oracle Cash Management
10 5 (3.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (2.84%) Oracle HRMS
12 3 (2.13%) Oracle General Ledger
12 3 (2.13%) Oracle iStore
13 2 (1.42%) Oracle BPM
13 2 (1.42%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
13 2 (1.42%) Oracle iRecruitment
13 2 (1.42%) Oracle Payroll
14 1 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.26%) Taleo
3 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.55%) SMS
2 1 (0.71%) HTTP
2 1 (0.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.71%) SSL
2 1 (0.71%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (25.53%) Oracle Database
2 20 (14.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (9.22%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (7.09%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (7.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 10 (7.09%) Oracle Discoverer
5 9 (6.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 9 (6.38%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (4.26%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (3.55%) SQLPlus
8 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.13%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.42%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.42%) QlikView
10 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (24.82%) Oracle Forms
2 16 (11.35%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.51%) JIRA
4 6 (4.26%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (2.84%) JDeveloper
5 4 (2.84%) Subversion
6 2 (1.42%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.42%) Selenium
7 1 (0.71%) Ant
7 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.71%) ProC
7 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.71%) TestNG
7 1 (0.71%) Toad
General
1 43 (30.50%) Finance
2 4 (2.84%) Publishing
3 3 (2.13%) General Ledger
3 3 (2.13%) Marketing
3 3 (2.13%) Retail
4 2 (1.42%) Billing
5 1 (0.71%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Local Government
5 1 (0.71%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 35 (24.82%) DBA
1 35 (24.82%) Oracle DBA
2 34 (24.11%) Developer
3 26 (18.44%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 24 (17.02%) Oracle Developer
5 20 (14.18%) Applications Developer
6 19 (13.48%) Consultant
6 19 (13.48%) Oracle Consultant
7 17 (12.06%) Analyst
8 13 (9.22%) Oracle Analyst
9 11 (7.80%) Oracle Applications Developer
10 10 (7.09%) WebSphere Developer
11 8 (5.67%) Architect
12 7 (4.96%) Business Analyst
12 7 (4.96%) Oracle Architect
12 7 (4.96%) Senior DBA
12 7 (4.96%) Senior Oracle DBA
13 6 (4.26%) Applications Manager
13 6 (4.26%) Oracle Applications Support
13 6 (4.26%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.60%) Oracle Fusion
2 13 (9.22%) Middleware
3 9 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (6.38%) XML
4 6 (4.26%) Web Services
5 5 (3.55%) .NET
6 2 (1.42%) J2EE
6 2 (1.42%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.71%) CSS
7 1 (0.71%) HTML
7 1 (0.71%) OC4J
7 1 (0.71%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.84%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.42%) iPad
3 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Exalytics
4 1 (0.71%) PMI
4 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.71%) Replication
4 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.57%) Unix
2 22 (15.60%) Linux
3 11 (7.80%) Windows
4 10 (7.09%) AIX
5 6 (4.26%) Solaris
6 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.02%) Migration
2 17 (12.06%) SOA
3 16 (11.35%) Workflow
4 14 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (9.22%) CRM
6 12 (8.51%) ITIL
7 11 (7.80%) Data Management
8 10 (7.09%) Master Data Management
8 10 (7.09%) WFM
9 9 (6.38%) ERP
10 8 (5.67%) Data Migration
11 7 (4.96%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (4.26%) Risk Management
12 6 (4.26%) Scrum
12 6 (4.26%) Supplier Management
13 5 (3.55%) Asset Management
13 5 (3.55%) Cash Management
13 5 (3.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.82%) SQL
2 27 (19.15%) Java
2 27 (19.15%) PL/SQL
3 7 (4.96%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.55%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.42%) C#
5 2 (1.42%) F#
5 2 (1.42%) VB
5 2 (1.42%) VBScript
6 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.93%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.13%) Degree
4 2 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.42%) IIBA
4 2 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.71%) OCP
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.42%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) GDPR
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (12.06%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (4.96%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.13%) SRDF
4 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (7.09%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (4.96%) Data Guard
3 6 (4.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.71%) Control-M
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.71%) Terraform
5 1 (0.71%) vRealize
Vendors
1 141 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (7.09%) Veritas
3 8 (5.67%) Siebel
4 4 (2.84%) Pegasus
5 3 (2.13%) EMC
5 3 (2.13%) HP
5 3 (2.13%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.42%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.42%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.71%) ATG
7 1 (0.71%) BT
7 1 (0.71%) Cognos
7 1 (0.71%) NetApp
7 1 (0.71%) VMware