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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 528 538 495
Rank change year-on-year +10 -43  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 80 101 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.08% 2.35% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 53 68
Median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -17.64% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £65.00 - £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - -

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 3837 4298 4712
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.51% 8.02% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2311 2589 2634
Median daily rate £450 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 49 40
Median hourly rate £37.77 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.34% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.52 £10.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £64.75 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.39 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +39.58% +57.14%  

Oracle Applications
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Oracle Applications as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 30 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 77 £375 -14.28% 7
London +17 23 £450 +0.55% 4
South East +19 21 £425 -2.85% 1
Hampshire +10 11 £425 -
South West +2 11 £450 +5.88% 1
East Midlands -5 11 £155 -67.36%
Derbyshire - 10 £153 -
Derby - 9 £150 -
Surrey - 6 £475 -
West Midlands +14 5 £425 +25.46%
Warwickshire +6 5 £425 +29.77%
Gloucestershire +6 4 £450 -10.00%
Warwick +4 3 £475 +45.03%
Southampton - 3 - -
Guildford - 3 - -
Andover - 3 £344 -
Alfreton - 3 £165 -
Berkshire +24 2 £350 -22.22%
East of England 0 2 - -
Havant - 2 £485 -
Scotland +21 1 £135 -66.28%
Edinburgh +19 1 £135 -66.28%
Reading +15 1 - -
Yorkshire +13 1 - -
West Yorkshire +8 1 - -
Leeds +6 1 - -
Hertfordshire +4 1 - -
Bedfordshire -1 1 - -
Portsmouth -6 1 - -
North East -16 1 £275 -5.98%

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 200 (100.00%) Oracle
2 81 (40.50%) SQL
3 72 (36.00%) Oracle EBS
4 62 (31.00%) Security Cleared
5 60 (30.00%) PL/SQL
6 53 (26.50%) Oracle Database
7 51 (25.50%) SC Cleared
7 51 (25.50%) Finance
8 46 (23.00%) Oracle EBS R12
9 45 (22.50%) Oracle BI EE
10 44 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (21.50%) Oracle Reports
12 38 (19.00%) Unix
13 37 (18.50%) ERP
14 32 (16.00%) Java
15 30 (15.00%) Linux
16 29 (14.50%) Oracle Database 11g
17 28 (14.00%) Workflow
17 28 (14.00%) Oracle Forms
17 28 (14.00%) Oracle Workflow
18 27 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
19 26 (13.00%) Oracle Database 10g
19 26 (13.00%) Hyperion
20 25 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
21 24 (12.00%) Windows
22 22 (11.00%) Regression Testing
22 22 (11.00%) Test Scripting
23 21 (10.50%) F#
23 21 (10.50%) HP UFT
23 21 (10.50%) Project 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 28 (14.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 18 (9.00%) WebLogic
3 15 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.50%) Apache
4 5 (2.50%) Apache Qpid
4 5 (2.50%) Confluence
4 5 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.50%) Drupal
7 1 (0.50%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.50%) Liferay
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 14 (7.00%) MS Project
2 9 (4.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.50%) MS Office
4 4 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 72 (36.00%) Oracle EBS
2 46 (23.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (10.50%) Oracle 11i
4 8 (4.00%) Oracle HRMS
5 7 (3.50%) Demantra
5 7 (3.50%) Oracle CRM
5 7 (3.50%) SnowdropKCS
6 5 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (2.50%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (2.50%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (2.00%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle Payroll
8 2 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.50%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle FAH
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.00%) IaaS
3 2 (1.00%) PaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.50%) DMZ
2 6 (3.00%) PuTTY
2 6 (3.00%) WinSCP
3 5 (2.50%) AMQP
3 5 (2.50%) VoIP
3 5 (2.50%) Wireshark
4 4 (2.00%) SAN
5 3 (1.50%) Internet
5 3 (1.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (26.50%) Oracle Database
2 45 (22.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 43 (21.50%) Oracle Reports
4 29 (14.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 26 (13.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 19 (9.50%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (8.00%) Relational Database
8 15 (7.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 15 (7.50%) SQL Server
8 15 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 15 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (5.50%) Oracle Database 12c
10 10 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
11 7 (3.50%) Oracle ODI
12 6 (3.00%) SQLPlus
12 6 (3.00%) Star Schema
13 5 (2.50%) RDBMS
14 4 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (2.00%) DTS
14 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (14.00%) Oracle Forms
2 25 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (10.50%) HP UFT
4 19 (9.50%) SpecFlow
5 13 (6.50%) Selenium
6 11 (5.50%) Oracle APEX
7 9 (4.50%) JDeveloper
7 9 (4.50%) Jenkins
8 7 (3.50%) Git (software)
8 7 (3.50%) Toad
9 6 (3.00%) JIRA
9 6 (3.00%) NeoLoad
9 6 (3.00%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.50%) Bitbucket
10 5 (2.50%) CMake
10 5 (2.50%) GoogleTest
10 5 (2.50%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.00%) Ant
11 4 (2.00%) SoapUI
11 4 (2.00%) TestNG
General
1 51 (25.50%) Finance
2 18 (9.00%) Manufacturing
2 18 (9.00%) Retail
3 4 (2.00%) Publishing
4 3 (1.50%) General Ledger
4 3 (1.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.00%) Banking
5 2 (1.00%) Electronics
5 2 (1.00%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Billing
6 1 (0.50%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 41 (20.50%) Analyst
2 37 (18.50%) DBA
3 35 (17.50%) Consultant
3 35 (17.50%) Oracle DBA
4 32 (16.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 31 (15.50%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 29 (14.50%) Developer
7 23 (11.50%) Oracle Developer
8 20 (10.00%) Test Analyst
9 16 (8.00%) Oracle Analyst
10 15 (7.50%) Applications Support
11 14 (7.00%) Architect
12 13 (6.50%) Applications Consultant
12 13 (6.50%) Automation Test Analyst
12 13 (6.50%) Oracle Applications Consultant
12 13 (6.50%) Support Analyst
13 12 (6.00%) Applications Support Analyst
13 12 (6.00%) SQL Developer
13 12 (6.00%) Tester
14 11 (5.50%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.50%) .NET
2 12 (6.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (5.00%) Middleware
3 10 (5.00%) Web Services
3 10 (5.00%) XML
4 7 (3.50%) CSS
4 7 (3.50%) HTML
5 5 (2.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (1.50%) Apache Drill
6 3 (1.50%) J2EE
6 3 (1.50%) WebCenter
7 2 (1.00%) Ajax
7 2 (1.00%) OC4J
7 2 (1.00%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.50%) jQuery
8 1 (0.50%) JSF
8 1 (0.50%) JSR 168
8 1 (0.50%) OAuth2
8 1 (0.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.50%) Clustering
2 7 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.50%) iPad
5 2 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.50%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.00%) Unix
2 30 (15.00%) Linux
3 24 (12.00%) Windows
4 15 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (5.50%) HPUX
5 11 (5.50%) Windows 7
5 11 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (5.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.00%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.50%) AIX
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (18.50%) ERP
3 28 (14.00%) Workflow
4 27 (13.50%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (11.00%) Regression Testing
5 22 (11.00%) Test Scripting
6 21 (10.50%) Project Management
7 19 (9.50%) Migration
8 15 (7.50%) Change Management
8 15 (7.50%) Configuration Management
8 15 (7.50%) ETL
8 15 (7.50%) SOA
9 13 (6.50%) Automated Testing
9 13 (6.50%) Business Analysis
9 13 (6.50%) Defect Tracking
10 12 (6.00%) CRM
10 12 (6.00%) PRINCE2
10 12 (6.00%) Test Automation
10 12 (6.00%) Test Management
11 10 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 81 (40.50%) SQL
2 60 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 32 (16.00%) Java
4 21 (10.50%) F#
5 15 (7.50%) C#
6 12 (6.00%) VBScript
7 11 (5.50%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.50%) Perl
8 5 (2.50%) Python
8 5 (2.50%) Ruby
8 5 (2.50%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.00%) VB
10 2 (1.00%) C
11 1 (0.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 62 (31.00%) Security Cleared
2 51 (25.50%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (3.00%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (2.00%) ISEB
5 4 (2.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.50%) Degree
6 3 (1.50%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.50%) OCP
7 2 (1.00%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.50%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) HNC
8 1 (0.50%) HND
8 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 8 (4.00%) QA
2 5 (2.50%) PMO
3 2 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.00%) SLA
4 1 (0.50%) COBIT
4 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (9.00%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.50%) Docker
3 5 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.00%) vSphere
5 2 (1.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (5.50%) Data Guard
2 9 (4.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 5 (2.50%) vRealize
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 200 (100.00%) Oracle
2 26 (13.00%) Hyperion
3 20 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (9.00%) HP
5 13 (6.50%) Red Hat
6 11 (5.50%) VMware
7 8 (4.00%) Informatica
7 8 (4.00%) SAP
8 6 (3.00%) Nimble Storage
9 5 (2.50%) Google
10 4 (2.00%) NetApp
11 3 (1.50%) MapR
12 1 (0.50%) Cognos
12 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.50%) Lotus
12 1 (0.50%) Pegasus
12 1 (0.50%) Siebel
12 1 (0.50%) Veritas