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 May 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 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 543 523 539
Rank change year-on-year -20 +16  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 52 138 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.40% 3.16% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 60 60
Median daily rate £415 £381 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.85% -10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +14.38% -8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 3721 4373 4656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.31% 8.02% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2174 2688 2630
Median daily rate £460 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.54% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 44 49
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.61% +15.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £10.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.50 £52.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.89 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +19.64% +44.44%  

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 May 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 27 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 May 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 -27 50 £416 +9.18% 7
South East +44 15 £485 +38.57% 1
Hampshire +29 14 £485 +2.10%
London +18 14 £388 -2.20% 4
North West +22 5 £408 -
South West +5 5 £368 +5.00%
West Midlands -4 5 £420 +17.48% 2
East of England - 5 £426 -
Havant - 4 £485 -
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £426 -
Essex - 4 £426 -
Warwick +7 3 £420 +22.62% 1
Warwickshire +1 3 £420 +18.30% 1
Southampton - 3 - -
Manchester +9 2 - -
Solihull 0 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 £408 -
Merseyside - 2 £408 -
North East +36 1 £275 -24.65%
Wales -4 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £295 -
Winchester - 1 £300 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £295 -
Andover - 1 £288 -

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Oracle
2 63 (39.13%) SQL
3 61 (37.89%) Oracle EBS
4 52 (32.30%) Oracle Database
5 50 (31.06%) PL/SQL
6 49 (30.43%) Security Cleared
7 48 (29.81%) Finance
8 43 (26.71%) SC Cleared
9 41 (25.47%) Oracle BI EE
10 38 (23.60%) Oracle EBS R12
11 35 (21.74%) Unix
12 33 (20.50%) Java
13 32 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (19.25%) Oracle Database 11g
15 30 (18.63%) Linux
16 29 (18.01%) ERP
17 27 (16.77%) Oracle Reports
17 27 (16.77%) Oracle Database 10g
17 27 (16.77%) Windows
18 25 (15.53%) Test Automation
19 22 (13.66%) Oracle Workflow
19 22 (13.66%) Workflow
19 22 (13.66%) Hyperion
19 22 (13.66%) Business Intelligence
19 22 (13.66%) Oracle Forms
20 20 (12.42%) Oracle 11i
20 20 (12.42%) Microsoft
21 19 (11.80%) Oracle RAC
21 19 (11.80%) Team Foundation Server
21 19 (11.80%) Oracle BI Publisher

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 (13.66%) Oracle Workflow
2 18 (11.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (9.94%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.73%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (3.11%) Apache
5 5 (3.11%) Apache Qpid
5 5 (3.11%) Confluence
5 5 (3.11%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (2.48%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.62%) Drupal
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.62%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.62%) Liferay
7 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 61 (37.89%) Oracle EBS
2 38 (23.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (12.42%) Oracle 11i
4 7 (4.35%) Demantra
4 7 (4.35%) Oracle CRM
4 7 (4.35%) SnowdropKCS
5 5 (3.11%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (3.11%) Oracle HRMS
5 5 (3.11%) Oracle Utilities
6 4 (2.48%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (2.48%) Oracle iStore
6 4 (2.48%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (2.48%) Siebel CRM
7 3 (1.86%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (1.86%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (1.24%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (1.24%) Oracle iSupplier
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) IaaS
3 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.97%) DMZ
2 7 (4.35%) PuTTY
2 7 (4.35%) WinSCP
3 5 (3.11%) AMQP
3 5 (3.11%) SAN
3 5 (3.11%) VoIP
3 5 (3.11%) Wireshark
4 3 (1.86%) Internet
4 3 (1.86%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (32.30%) Oracle Database
2 41 (25.47%) Oracle BI EE
3 31 (19.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 27 (16.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 27 (16.77%) Oracle Reports
5 19 (11.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 16 (9.94%) SQL Server
6 16 (9.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (9.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (8.07%) Relational Database
9 12 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (4.97%) Oracle ODI
11 6 (3.73%) Oracle Discoverer
12 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (2.48%) DTS
13 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (2.48%) SQLPlus
13 4 (2.48%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 22 (13.66%) Oracle Forms
2 19 (11.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (10.56%) HP UFT
4 12 (7.45%) SpecFlow
5 10 (6.21%) JDeveloper
5 10 (6.21%) Jenkins
5 10 (6.21%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (4.97%) Selenium
6 8 (4.97%) Toad
7 6 (3.73%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.73%) NeoLoad
7 6 (3.73%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.73%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.11%) Ant
8 5 (3.11%) Bitbucket
8 5 (3.11%) CMake
8 5 (3.11%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.11%) GoogleTest
8 5 (3.11%) SoapUI
8 5 (3.11%) TestNG
General
1 48 (29.81%) Finance
2 18 (11.18%) Retail
3 15 (9.32%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.48%) Marketing
4 4 (2.48%) Publishing
5 2 (1.24%) Billing
5 2 (1.24%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.62%) Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (21.12%) Analyst
2 33 (20.50%) DBA
3 31 (19.25%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 31 (19.25%) Oracle DBA
4 27 (16.77%) Consultant
5 26 (16.15%) Developer
6 24 (14.91%) Oracle Consultant
6 24 (14.91%) Oracle Developer
7 14 (8.70%) Oracle Analyst
8 13 (8.07%) Support Analyst
8 13 (8.07%) Test Analyst
9 11 (6.83%) Applications Support
9 11 (6.83%) Applications Support Analyst
9 11 (6.83%) Architect
10 10 (6.21%) Applications Consultant
10 10 (6.21%) Applications Developer
10 10 (6.21%) Oracle Applications Consultant
10 10 (6.21%) Oracle Applications Developer
10 10 (6.21%) Tester
11 8 (4.97%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
2 13 (8.07%) Middleware
2 13 (8.07%) XML
3 11 (6.83%) .NET
4 10 (6.21%) Web Services
5 7 (4.35%) CSS
6 6 (3.73%) HTML
7 5 (3.11%) J2EE
7 5 (3.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (1.86%) Apache Drill
9 2 (1.24%) OC4J
9 2 (1.24%) Software Packaging
9 2 (1.24%) WebCenter
10 1 (0.62%) Ajax
10 1 (0.62%) jQuery
10 1 (0.62%) OAuth2
10 1 (0.62%) RESTful
10 1 (0.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.97%) Clustering
2 5 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.11%) iPad
3 4 (2.48%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.62%) DataPower
6 1 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.74%) Unix
2 30 (18.63%) Linux
3 27 (16.77%) Windows
4 16 (9.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (7.45%) Windows 7
5 12 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (6.83%) HPUX
6 11 (6.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.11%) Windows Server
9 4 (2.48%) AIX
10 2 (1.24%) Solaris
11 1 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (18.01%) ERP
3 25 (15.53%) Test Automation
4 22 (13.66%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (13.66%) Workflow
5 18 (11.18%) CRM
5 18 (11.18%) SOA
6 14 (8.70%) Project Management
6 14 (8.70%) Regression Testing
7 13 (8.07%) ETL
8 12 (7.45%) Test Management
8 12 (7.45%) Test Scripting
9 11 (6.83%) Change Control
9 11 (6.83%) Migration
10 10 (6.21%) Business Analysis
10 10 (6.21%) Information Security
11 9 (5.59%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.59%) Performance Testing
11 9 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (4.97%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 63 (39.13%) SQL
2 50 (31.06%) PL/SQL
3 33 (20.50%) Java
4 15 (9.32%) F#
5 12 (7.45%) VBScript
6 10 (6.21%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.35%) C#
8 6 (3.73%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.73%) VB
9 5 (3.11%) Perl
9 5 (3.11%) Python
9 5 (3.11%) Ruby
10 4 (2.48%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.62%) C
11 1 (0.62%) C++
11 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 43 (26.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (2.48%) Degree
4 4 (2.48%) ISEB
4 4 (2.48%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.48%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.86%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (1.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.62%) HNC
7 1 (0.62%) HND
7 1 (0.62%) OCP
7 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.62%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.24%) PMO
2 2 (1.24%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) COBIT
3 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (11.80%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (3.11%) Docker
3 5 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.11%) vSphere
4 1 (0.62%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (4.97%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 6 (3.73%) Data Guard
2 6 (3.73%) vRealize
3 5 (3.11%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.62%) Control-M
4 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 161 (100.00%) Oracle
2 22 (13.66%) Hyperion
3 20 (12.42%) Microsoft
4 18 (11.18%) HP
5 15 (9.32%) Red Hat
6 12 (7.45%) VMware
7 6 (3.73%) Nimble Storage
8 5 (3.11%) Google
8 5 (3.11%) Informatica
9 4 (2.48%) NetApp
9 4 (2.48%) Siebel
9 4 (2.48%) Veritas
10 3 (1.86%) MapR
11 2 (1.24%) SAP
12 1 (0.62%) ATG
12 1 (0.62%) Cognos
12 1 (0.62%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.62%) Pegasus
12 1 (0.62%) Sage
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