Period
to 8 March 2021

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 8 March 2021 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
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 418 428 644
Rank change year-on-year +10 +216 -110
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 216 312 268
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.47% 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.92% 6.47% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 221 133
Median daily rate £500 £485 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +4.86% +7.25%
10th Percentile £340 £360 £328
90th Percentile £601 £644 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Median hourly rate £62.02 £47.49 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.60% +352.24% -
10th Percentile £61.94 £47.00 £9.63
90th Percentile £73.52 £47.97 £66.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.03 £47.49 £10.50
% change year-on-year +30.63% +352.24% -

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 3,121 4,822 6,458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.45% 7.30% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,827 2,992 3,876
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £307 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 71 90
Median hourly rate £41.25 £26.00 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.65% -22.87% +16.24%
10th Percentile £13.24 £13.39 £11.50
90th Percentile £64.77 £59.00 £63.85
Median hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £33.71
% change year-on-year +44.23% -22.87% +34.84%

Oracle EBS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle EBS in the UK

Oracle EBS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle EBS.

Daily rate trend for Oracle EBS in the UK

Oracle EBS
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle EBS over the 6 months to 8 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle EBS in the UK

Oracle EBS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle EBS.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle EBS in the UK

Oracle EBS
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Oracle EBS over the 6 months to 8 March 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Oracle EBS in the UK

Oracle EBS
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 EBS within the UK over the 6 months to 8 March 2021. 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 +47 180 £500 +3.09% 14
UK excluding London +38 84 £500 +5.26% 10
London +36 79 £510 -7.27% 4
Work from Home -188 64 £500 +3.09% 2
South East +35 49 £507 +4.54% 4
North of England +73 15 £513 +10.81% 2
North West +51 15 £513 +13.89% 2
Midlands +36 10 £413 -2.94% 2
West Midlands +33 8 £425 +3.03% 1
South West +63 5 £605 +28.04%
East of England +52 4 £500 +11.11% 2
East Midlands +22 2 £400 -8.57% 1
Scotland +15 1 £133 -68.82%

For the 6 months to 8 March 2021, 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.

1 216 (100.00%) Oracle
2 100 (46.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 91 (42.13%) SQL
4 85 (39.35%) Finance
5 68 (31.48%) PL/SQL
6 62 (28.70%) ERP
7 59 (27.31%) Migration
8 58 (26.85%) Business Intelligence
9 55 (25.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 52 (24.07%) Oracle Reports
11 48 (22.22%) Data Migration
12 47 (21.76%) Oracle Payables
13 45 (20.83%) Oracle Database
13 45 (20.83%) Oracle Applications
14 41 (18.98%) Security Cleared
15 39 (18.06%) Oracle Workflow
15 39 (18.06%) Workflow
16 36 (16.67%) Linux
16 36 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
17 34 (15.74%) Oracle Forms
18 33 (15.28%) SQLPlus
19 31 (14.35%) Oracle Assets
20 30 (13.89%) XML
20 30 (13.89%) Unix
20 30 (13.89%) Test Scripting
21 29 (13.43%) Oracle RMAN
22 28 (12.96%) Functional Testing
23 26 (12.04%) Project Management
23 26 (12.04%) Unit Testing
23 26 (12.04%) Oracle General Ledger

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 39 (18.06%) Oracle Workflow
2 17 (7.87%) WebLogic
3 16 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (1.85%) Liferay
6 2 (0.93%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (0.46%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (5.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 100 (46.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 47 (21.76%) Oracle Payables
3 45 (20.83%) Oracle Applications
4 31 (14.35%) Oracle Assets
5 26 (12.04%) Oracle General Ledger
6 21 (9.72%) Oracle Receivables
7 16 (7.41%) Oracle Financials
8 13 (6.02%) Oracle ERP
9 10 (4.63%) Oracle Cash Management
10 9 (4.17%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 8 (3.70%) HFM
12 5 (2.31%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 4 (1.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 4 (1.85%) Unit4 Business World
14 3 (1.39%) Hyperion Planning
14 3 (1.39%) iTrent
14 3 (1.39%) Oracle 11i
14 3 (1.39%) Oracle AGIS
14 3 (1.39%) Oracle HRMS
14 3 (1.39%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.70%) GitHub
2 6 (2.78%) AWS
3 5 (2.31%) Azure
4 4 (1.85%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (1.39%) SaaS
6 2 (0.93%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.85%) DMZ
1 4 (1.85%) VLAN
2 2 (0.93%) SSL
3 1 (0.46%) Firewall
3 1 (0.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (25.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 52 (24.07%) Oracle Reports
3 45 (20.83%) Oracle Database
4 36 (16.67%) Oracle Discoverer
5 33 (15.28%) SQLPlus
6 25 (11.57%) Oracle BI EE
6 25 (11.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (4.63%) Oracle Exadata
11 9 (4.17%) Essbase
11 9 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
12 7 (3.24%) Endeca
12 7 (3.24%) RDBMS
12 7 (3.24%) Relational Database
12 7 (3.24%) Star Schema
13 2 (0.93%) Big Data
13 2 (0.93%) OLTP
13 2 (0.93%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 34 (15.74%) Oracle Forms
2 19 (8.80%) Toad
3 8 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.70%) JDeveloper
4 5 (2.31%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 85 (39.35%) Finance
2 12 (5.56%) Public Sector
3 5 (2.31%) Back Office
3 5 (2.31%) General Ledger
4 4 (1.85%) Law
5 3 (1.39%) Local Government
5 3 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.39%) Retail
6 2 (0.93%) Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Advertising
7 1 (0.46%) Billing
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.46%) Publishing
7 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (31.48%) Consultant
2 62 (28.70%) Oracle Consultant
3 34 (15.74%) DBA
3 34 (15.74%) Oracle DBA
4 26 (12.04%) Analyst
5 19 (8.80%) Oracle Analyst
5 19 (8.80%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 19 (8.80%) Technical Consultant
6 18 (8.33%) Developer
6 18 (8.33%) Oracle Specialist
6 18 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 18 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 15 (6.94%) Oracle Developer
8 14 (6.48%) Data Manager
9 13 (6.02%) Technical Specialist
10 11 (5.09%) Functional Consultant
11 10 (4.63%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 9 (4.17%) Functional Analyst
12 9 (4.17%) Oracle Financials Consultant
12 9 (4.17%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.89%) XML
2 20 (9.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (3.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (2.31%) Oracle ADF
5 4 (1.85%) Web Services
6 2 (0.93%) Middleware
7 1 (0.46%) REST
7 1 (0.46%) SOAP
7 1 (0.46%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.70%) Clustering
3 7 (3.24%) Oracle Exalytics
4 6 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.78%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.39%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.67%) Linux
2 30 (13.89%) Unix
3 14 (6.48%) Solaris
4 13 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.24%) AIX
6 3 (1.39%) Windows
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (28.70%) ERP
2 59 (27.31%) Migration
3 58 (26.85%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 39 (18.06%) Workflow
6 30 (13.89%) Test Scripting
7 28 (12.96%) Functional Testing
8 26 (12.04%) Project Management
8 26 (12.04%) Unit Testing
9 25 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (7.41%) SOA
11 15 (6.94%) Requirements Gathering
12 11 (5.09%) Coaching
12 11 (5.09%) Data Security
12 11 (5.09%) ITIL
12 11 (5.09%) Kanban
12 11 (5.09%) Scrum
13 10 (4.63%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 91 (42.13%) SQL
2 68 (31.48%) PL/SQL
3 11 (5.09%) Shell Script
4 8 (3.70%) Java
5 3 (1.39%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (18.98%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.63%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.85%) Degree
5 1 (0.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.46%) CISM
5 1 (0.46%) CISSP
5 1 (0.46%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.56%) GDPR
2 2 (0.93%) PMO
3 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (1.85%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 29 (13.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 26 (12.04%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (3.70%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.85%) Oracle Flashback
5 2 (0.93%) Ansible
5 2 (0.93%) Graylog
5 2 (0.93%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.93%) Puppet
5 2 (0.93%) Terraform
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 216 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (6.94%) Hyperion
3 12 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
3 12 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 11 (5.09%) Sun
5 8 (3.70%) Informatica
6 6 (2.78%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.31%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.85%) SAP
9 2 (0.93%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.93%) NetApp
10 1 (0.46%) Ariba
10 1 (0.46%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.46%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.46%) Databricks
10 1 (0.46%) IBM
10 1 (0.46%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.46%) Talend
10 1 (0.46%) Teradata