Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 712 590 652
Rank change year-on-year -122 +62 -153
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 136 304 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.77% 3.52% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 150 109
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £550 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -11.76%
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 application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 7682 8630 9332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.03% 7.93% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4432 5123 5156
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £295 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +3.31% +0.61% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 94 110
UK median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.15% +42.86% -30.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £58.33 £69.07 £60.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +55.56% -31.82%

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 August 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 13 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 August 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 -83 127 £450 +5.88% 9
UK excluding London -19 105 £450 +12.50% 6
South East +51 43 £485 +29.33% 2
London -60 25 £409 -7.89% 3
North of England +27 24 £375 -14.29% 3
North West +32 19 £375 - 3
South West -4 16 £475 +25.00%
West Midlands -12 12 £500 +29.03%
Midlands -43 12 £500 +25.00%
East of England +4 6 £425 +13.33% 1
North East +26 5 £345 -21.14%
Scotland - 3 £344 -
Wales -6 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 136 (100.00%) Oracle
2 43 (31.62%) Finance
3 38 (27.94%) Oracle EBS
4 32 (23.53%) Java
4 32 (23.53%) Oracle Database
5 30 (22.06%) SQL
6 28 (20.59%) Oracle Forms
7 25 (18.38%) Migration
7 25 (18.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 23 (16.91%) PL/SQL
9 20 (14.71%) Oracle EBS R12
10 19 (13.97%) Oracle RAC
11 17 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 16 (11.76%) Oracle Workflow
12 16 (11.76%) Workflow
12 16 (11.76%) Unix
12 16 (11.76%) Linux
12 16 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (11.03%) SOA
13 15 (11.03%) Oracle Reports
13 15 (11.03%) CRM
13 15 (11.03%) SC Cleared
13 15 (11.03%) Oracle Fusion
13 15 (11.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 14 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (10.29%) Windows
15 12 (8.82%) Data Management
15 12 (8.82%) Middleware
15 12 (8.82%) WebLogic
15 12 (8.82%) Oracle Payables

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 16 (11.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 15 (11.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (8.82%) WebLogic
4 11 (8.09%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (5.15%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.41%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (3.68%) Apache
8 2 (1.47%) Drupal
8 2 (1.47%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 38 (27.94%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (14.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (8.82%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (8.09%) Oracle Utilities
5 10 (7.35%) Oracle Receivables
6 9 (6.62%) Oracle 11i
7 8 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (5.15%) Oracle iProcurement
8 7 (5.15%) Siebel CRM
9 5 (3.68%) Oracle Cash Management
9 5 (3.68%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 4 (2.94%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (2.94%) Oracle iStore
10 4 (2.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 3 (2.21%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (2.21%) Oracle iSupplier
12 2 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (1.47%) Oracle FAH
12 2 (1.47%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
12 2 (1.47%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.41%) Taleo
3 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.68%) PuTTY
1 5 (3.68%) WinSCP
2 3 (2.21%) SAN
2 3 (2.21%) SMS
3 1 (0.74%) HTTP
3 1 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 25 (18.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (11.03%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (8.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 11 (8.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (7.35%) Amazon RDS
5 10 (7.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 10 (7.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 10 (7.35%) Oracle Discoverer
6 8 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (5.15%) SQLPlus
8 6 (4.41%) SQL Server
9 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.21%) Big Data
10 3 (2.21%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.21%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (1.47%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 28 (20.59%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (8.09%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.09%) JIRA
3 10 (7.35%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (5.15%) HP UFT
5 6 (4.41%) JDeveloper
5 6 (4.41%) Selenium
5 6 (4.41%) SpecFlow
5 6 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.68%) Ant
6 5 (3.68%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.68%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.68%) SoapUI
6 5 (3.68%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.68%) TestNG
6 5 (3.68%) Toad
7 3 (2.21%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.74%) ProC
General
1 43 (31.62%) Finance
2 4 (2.94%) Marketing
2 4 (2.94%) Publishing
3 3 (2.21%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.47%) Billing
4 2 (1.47%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Local Government
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (24.26%) Developer
2 29 (21.32%) DBA
2 29 (21.32%) Oracle DBA
3 27 (19.85%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 26 (19.12%) Oracle Developer
5 21 (15.44%) Consultant
6 20 (14.71%) Oracle Consultant
7 18 (13.24%) Analyst
8 17 (12.50%) Applications Developer
9 13 (9.56%) Architect
9 13 (9.56%) Oracle Analyst
10 11 (8.09%) Oracle Applications Developer
11 8 (5.88%) Oracle Architect
12 7 (5.15%) Applications Consultant
12 7 (5.15%) Oracle Applications Consultant
12 7 (5.15%) Senior DBA
12 7 (5.15%) Senior Oracle DBA
12 7 (5.15%) WebSphere Developer
13 6 (4.41%) Business Analyst
13 6 (4.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.03%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (8.82%) Middleware
3 10 (7.35%) XML
4 8 (5.88%) .NET
4 8 (5.88%) Web Services
5 6 (4.41%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (2.21%) Apache Drill
6 3 (2.21%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (1.47%) CSS
7 2 (1.47%) J2EE
8 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.74%) HTML
8 1 (0.74%) OC4J
8 1 (0.74%) SOAP
8 1 (0.74%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.74%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.21%) iPad
4 2 (1.47%) Clustering
4 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Exalytics
5 1 (0.74%) PMI
5 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.74%) Replication
5 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.76%) Linux
1 16 (11.76%) Unix
2 14 (10.29%) Windows
3 9 (6.62%) AIX
4 6 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.68%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.21%) Solaris
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.38%) Migration
2 16 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (11.76%) Workflow
3 15 (11.03%) CRM
3 15 (11.03%) SOA
4 14 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (8.82%) Data Management
6 11 (8.09%) Change Management
7 9 (6.62%) Data Migration
7 9 (6.62%) ERP
7 9 (6.62%) ITIL
7 9 (6.62%) Master Data Management
7 9 (6.62%) WFM
8 8 (5.88%) Integration Testing
8 8 (5.88%) Project Management
8 8 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 8 (5.88%) Test Scripting
9 6 (4.41%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.41%) Regression Testing
9 6 (4.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.53%) Java
2 30 (22.06%) SQL
3 23 (16.91%) PL/SQL
4 7 (5.15%) F#
4 7 (5.15%) VBScript
5 6 (4.41%) VB
6 5 (3.68%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.94%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.47%) C#
9 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.74%) Perl
9 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.03%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (2.94%) ISEB
5 3 (2.21%) Degree
5 3 (2.21%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.47%) IIBA
6 2 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.74%) OCP
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.47%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) COBIT
2 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.74%) PMO
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (13.97%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (5.15%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (3.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (3.68%) Data Guard
2 5 (3.68%) vRealize
3 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.74%) Control-M
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.74%) Terraform
4 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 136 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (6.62%) Veritas
3 8 (5.88%) HP
3 8 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.15%) Siebel
5 6 (4.41%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.41%) VMware
6 3 (2.21%) Hyperion
6 3 (2.21%) Informatica
6 3 (2.21%) MapR
6 3 (2.21%) NetApp
7 1 (0.74%) ATG
7 1 (0.74%) BT
7 1 (0.74%) Cognos
7 1 (0.74%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.74%) Sage