Period
to 17 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Oracle EBS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle EBS over the 6 months to 17 January 2020 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 E-Business Suite (OEBS)
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 443 600 543
Rank change year-on-year +157 -57 -152
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 329 289 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.29% 0.38%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.23% 4.54% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 139 206
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -7.61%
10th Percentile £400 £320 £225
90th Percentile £638 £600 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
UK median hourly rate £47.97 £10.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +356.86% -44.74% -39.68%
10th Percentile £47.00 £9.63 £17.20
90th Percentile £74.38 £66.15 £31.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.97 £10.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +356.86% -70.00% -22.22%

Oracle EBS 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 5,283 6,372 7,987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.25% 6.41% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,159 3,718 4,830
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £661 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 86 72
UK median hourly rate £26.75 £35.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.17% +58.89% -2.17%
10th Percentile £14.45 £11.50 £10.55
90th Percentile £53.75 £69.88 £57.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.71 £21.00
% change year-on-year +3.83% +60.52% -32.26%

Oracle EBS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Oracle EBS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle EBS in the UK

Oracle EBS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle EBS.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle EBS in the UK

Oracle EBS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle EBS over the 6 months to 17 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle EBS in the UK

Oracle EBS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle EBS.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle EBS in the UK

Oracle EBS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle EBS over the 6 months to 17 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle EBS in the UK

Oracle EBS
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle EBS within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 2020. 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 +178 304 £500 +5.26% 33
UK excluding London +169 212 £485 +7.78% 26
South East +100 104 £500 - 9
London +108 94 £550 +12.82% 9
North of England +55 46 £475 -5.00% 7
North West +41 29 £475 -5.00% 5
South West +24 23 £525 +75.00% 2
Midlands +58 20 £456 +1.39% 4
Yorkshire +58 17 £475 +8.57% 1
East of England +35 11 £450 -14.29% 1
East Midlands +28 11 £456 -3.95% 1
West Midlands +52 9 £444 +9.23% 3
Scotland +23 6 £425 -15.00% 2
Wales - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle EBS 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 EBS.

1 329 (100.00%) Oracle
2 131 (39.82%) Finance
3 106 (32.22%) SQL
4 89 (27.05%) Oracle Database
5 86 (26.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 80 (24.32%) ERP
7 67 (20.36%) Oracle BI EE
8 63 (19.15%) PL/SQL
9 59 (17.93%) Security Cleared
10 56 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
11 55 (16.72%) Oracle ODI
12 52 (15.81%) SC Cleared
13 45 (13.68%) Java
14 43 (13.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 43 (13.07%) Oracle Payables
15 42 (12.77%) Oracle Receivables
15 42 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
16 41 (12.46%) Migration
17 40 (12.16%) Oracle ERP
18 38 (11.55%) CRM
18 38 (11.55%) Oracle Reports
18 38 (11.55%) Oracle Financials
19 36 (10.94%) Oracle Applications
20 34 (10.33%) Oracle Fusion
21 33 (10.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
21 33 (10.03%) Oracle General Ledger
22 32 (9.73%) Project Management
23 31 (9.42%) Defect Management
24 30 (9.12%) Oracle Database 11g
25 29 (8.81%) ETL

Oracle EBS
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 (6.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 20 (6.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 19 (5.78%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.61%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.61%) Drupal
5 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.91%) Figma
5 3 (0.91%) InVision
5 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 86 (26.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 43 (13.07%) Oracle Payables
3 42 (12.77%) Oracle Receivables
4 40 (12.16%) Oracle ERP
5 38 (11.55%) Oracle Financials
6 36 (10.94%) Oracle Applications
7 33 (10.03%) Oracle General Ledger
8 20 (6.08%) Siebel CRM
9 17 (5.17%) Oracle Cash Management
10 16 (4.86%) Oracle Assets
11 15 (4.56%) Oracle iProcurement
12 8 (2.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 7 (2.13%) Hyperion Planning
13 7 (2.13%) Oracle E-Business Tax
14 6 (1.82%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
15 5 (1.52%) Oracle ASCP
15 5 (1.52%) Oracle FAH
15 5 (1.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
16 4 (1.22%) Oracle Manufacturing
17 3 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.95%) Azure
2 12 (3.65%) AWS
3 11 (3.34%) GitHub
4 7 (2.13%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.91%) SaaS
7 2 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.61%) Office 365
7 2 (0.61%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.30%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.30%) PaaS
8 1 (0.30%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.34%) Firewall
2 6 (1.82%) Internet
2 6 (1.82%) Intranet
3 1 (0.30%) DMZ
3 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (27.05%) Oracle Database
2 67 (20.36%) Oracle BI EE
3 55 (16.72%) Oracle ODI
4 43 (13.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 38 (11.55%) Oracle Reports
6 30 (9.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (6.38%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 21 (6.38%) Oracle9i Database
8 14 (4.26%) Oracle Database 12c
9 13 (3.95%) SQL Server
10 8 (2.43%) Essbase
11 7 (2.13%) Amazon Athena
11 7 (2.13%) IBM InfoSphere
11 7 (2.13%) Oracle Smart View
11 7 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.82%) SQLPlus
13 5 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.52%) Relational Database
14 4 (1.22%) Oracle Discoverer
14 4 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (8.21%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (2.74%) HP UFT
3 8 (2.43%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.43%) JDeveloper
3 8 (2.43%) Toad
4 3 (0.91%) Babel
4 3 (0.91%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.91%) git-flow
4 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.91%) webpack
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.30%) JIRA
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 131 (39.82%) Finance
2 20 (6.08%) Public Sector
3 17 (5.17%) General Ledger
4 13 (3.95%) Law
5 10 (3.04%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.43%) Billing
7 7 (2.13%) Local Government
8 5 (1.52%) Back Office
8 5 (1.52%) Retail
8 5 (1.52%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.22%) Legal
10 2 (0.61%) Banking
10 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Automotive
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (21.28%) Developer
2 55 (16.72%) Consultant
3 49 (14.89%) Analyst
4 48 (14.59%) Architect
5 36 (10.94%) Oracle Consultant
6 25 (7.60%) Oracle Architect
7 23 (6.99%) Oracle Developer
8 21 (6.38%) OBIEE Developer
8 21 (6.38%) Oracle Analyst
9 20 (6.08%) Functional Consultant
9 20 (6.08%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 20 (6.08%) Project Manager
10 19 (5.78%) DBA
11 18 (5.47%) Oracle DBA
12 17 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (4.56%) Business Analyst
14 14 (4.26%) ERP Manager
14 14 (4.26%) Technical Architect
14 14 (4.26%) Technical Developer
15 13 (3.95%) Oracle Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 33 (10.03%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 13 (3.95%) Middleware
4 10 (3.04%) XML
5 5 (1.52%) .NET
6 4 (1.22%) REST
7 3 (0.91%) CSS
7 3 (0.91%) HTML
7 3 (0.91%) Jest
7 3 (0.91%) React
7 3 (0.91%) Redux
7 3 (0.91%) Semantic HTML
7 3 (0.91%) Tailwind CSS
8 2 (0.61%) ColdSpring
8 2 (0.61%) Django
8 2 (0.61%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.61%) J2EE
8 2 (0.61%) OAuth
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.65%) Replication
3 4 (1.22%) Data Centre
3 4 (1.22%) User Experience
4 3 (0.91%) e-Learning
4 3 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.61%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.61%) Frameworx
5 2 (0.61%) PMI
5 2 (0.61%) TM Forum
6 1 (0.30%) Clustering
6 1 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.30%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.69%) Linux
2 14 (4.26%) Windows
3 12 (3.65%) Unix
4 10 (3.04%) AIX
4 10 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.91%) Solaris
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.30%) HPUX
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (24.32%) ERP
2 56 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (12.46%) Migration
5 38 (11.55%) CRM
6 32 (9.73%) Project Management
7 31 (9.42%) Defect Management
8 29 (8.81%) ETL
9 25 (7.60%) Unit Testing
10 23 (6.99%) Workflow
11 22 (6.69%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (6.38%) Document Management
13 20 (6.08%) SOA
14 19 (5.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (5.78%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (5.47%) Accounts Payable
15 18 (5.47%) Accounts Receivable
15 18 (5.47%) Data Migration
16 15 (4.56%) Cash Management
16 15 (4.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 106 (32.22%) SQL
2 63 (19.15%) PL/SQL
3 45 (13.68%) Java
4 14 (4.26%) Python
5 8 (2.43%) Shell Script
6 7 (2.13%) C#
7 4 (1.22%) VB
7 4 (1.22%) VBScript
8 3 (0.91%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.61%) C
9 2 (0.61%) PHP
10 1 (0.30%) Perl
10 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (17.93%) Security Cleared
2 52 (15.81%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.86%) ISEB
3 16 (4.86%) ISTQB
4 12 (3.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (3.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.52%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.52%) PMP
7 4 (1.22%) Degree
8 3 (0.91%) ACCA
8 3 (0.91%) CIMA
8 3 (0.91%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.61%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.30%) APMP
10 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.30%) HND
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.34%) QA
2 10 (3.04%) PMO
3 7 (2.13%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.91%) GDPR
5 2 (0.61%) IFRS
5 2 (0.61%) SLA
6 1 (0.30%) GAAP
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (3.34%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (3.34%) HP ALM
2 7 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.52%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.61%) Ansible
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.61%) Puppet
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 329 (100.00%) Oracle
2 27 (8.21%) Microsoft
3 26 (7.90%) IBM
4 24 (7.29%) Informatica
4 24 (7.29%) Siebel
5 22 (6.69%) Citrix
6 21 (6.38%) OpenText
7 18 (5.47%) HP
8 12 (3.65%) Hyperion
9 10 (3.04%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.04%) SAP
10 9 (2.74%) Micro Focus
11 5 (1.52%) Workday
12 4 (1.22%) Infor
12 4 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.61%) Cognos
13 2 (0.61%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.61%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.61%) VMware
14 1 (0.30%) Sun