Period
to 22 September 2017

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 22 September 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 E-Business Suite (OEBS)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 514 322 366
Rank change year-on-year -192 +44 -95
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 365 821 728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.76% 0.64%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.63% 9.46% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 448 369
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £300 £313 £300
90th Percentile £550 £594 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
UK median hourly rate £18.25 £18.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.39% -20.00% -57.14%
10th Percentile £16.98 £17.00 £21.25
90th Percentile £18.93 £19.00 £27.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 7879 8683 9356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.99% 8.08% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4623 5173 5197
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 99 117
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +11.11% -28.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £72.66 £53.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.08% +44.44% -30.77%

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 22 September 2017.

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
Top 15 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 22 September 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 -202 324 £450 - 12
UK excluding London -125 231 £450 +5.88% 6
London -127 106 £444 -11.25% 6
South East -31 60 £500 -4.76% 3
North of England -29 54 £425 -2.86%
Midlands -59 49 £450 +9.76% 2
North West -30 43 £400 -5.88%
South West -12 31 £425 +3.66% 1
West Midlands -26 28 £438 +9.38% 1
East of England -6 23 £450 +28.57%
East Midlands -25 18 £450 - 1
Scotland +5 11 £475 +29.25%
North East +35 6 £550 +25.71%
Yorkshire +34 5 £600 +20.00%
Wales +4 2 £475 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle EBS 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 EBS.

1 365 (100.00%) Oracle
2 231 (63.29%) Finance
3 178 (48.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 83 (22.74%) ERP
5 74 (20.27%) SQL
6 69 (18.90%) Oracle Payables
7 64 (17.53%) Business Intelligence
8 63 (17.26%) Oracle Receivables
9 58 (15.89%) Oracle Financials
9 58 (15.89%) Migration
10 56 (15.34%) Oracle BI EE
11 55 (15.07%) User Acceptance Testing
12 54 (14.79%) Oracle Reports
13 46 (12.60%) PL/SQL
13 46 (12.60%) Oracle Fusion
14 41 (11.23%) Oracle iProcurement
14 41 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
15 40 (10.96%) Oracle Database
16 39 (10.68%) Oracle Applications
17 37 (10.14%) Oracle Workflow
17 37 (10.14%) Workflow
18 36 (9.86%) Data Migration
19 35 (9.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 35 (9.59%) Oracle Assets
19 35 (9.59%) SOA
20 34 (9.32%) Oracle General Ledger
21 32 (8.77%) Oracle ERP
22 28 (7.67%) XML
23 27 (7.40%) Billing
23 27 (7.40%) ITIL

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 37 (10.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 35 (9.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 18 (4.93%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.19%) Confluence
5 6 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (1.10%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 4 (1.10%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.82%) Apache
7 3 (0.82%) Drupal
7 3 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (0.82%) Oracle UPK
8 2 (0.55%) SAS
9 1 (0.27%) Gentran
9 1 (0.27%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.27%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 9 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 178 (48.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 69 (18.90%) Oracle Payables
3 63 (17.26%) Oracle Receivables
4 58 (15.89%) Oracle Financials
5 41 (11.23%) Oracle iProcurement
6 39 (10.68%) Oracle Applications
7 35 (9.59%) Oracle Assets
8 34 (9.32%) Oracle General Ledger
9 32 (8.77%) Oracle ERP
10 23 (6.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 23 (6.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 22 (6.03%) Oracle Cash Management
12 20 (5.48%) Oracle 11i
13 13 (3.56%) Oracle HRMS
14 11 (3.01%) Oracle Retail
15 9 (2.47%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
16 7 (1.92%) Oracle iStore
17 6 (1.64%) Oracle ASCP
17 6 (1.64%) Oracle E-Business Tax
17 6 (1.64%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.47%) Taleo
2 3 (0.82%) IaaS
2 3 (0.82%) SaaS
3 2 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.55%) Office 365
3 2 (0.55%) PaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.01%) Internet
1 11 (3.01%) SMS
2 2 (0.55%) HTTP
2 2 (0.55%) SSL
3 1 (0.27%) DMZ
3 1 (0.27%) Firewall
3 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.27%) SAN
3 1 (0.27%) Skype
3 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.34%) Oracle BI EE
2 54 (14.79%) Oracle Reports
3 40 (10.96%) Oracle Database
4 27 (7.40%) Oracle Discoverer
5 25 (6.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 20 (5.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (4.11%) Oracle ODI
8 12 (3.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (3.29%) QlikView
8 12 (3.29%) SQL Server
9 9 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.47%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.47%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.47%) SQLPlus
10 8 (2.19%) Oracle Exadata
11 7 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (1.10%) Essbase
14 3 (0.82%) Endeca
14 3 (0.82%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 26 (7.12%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (3.29%) Oracle APEX
3 10 (2.74%) JDeveloper
4 9 (2.47%) JIRA
4 9 (2.47%) LoadRunner
5 8 (2.19%) Ant
5 8 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (2.19%) Gradle
5 8 (2.19%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.19%) MSBuild
5 8 (2.19%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.64%) MSI
7 4 (1.10%) ProC
7 4 (1.10%) Toad
8 3 (0.82%) JUnit
8 3 (0.82%) Moq
8 3 (0.82%) NSubstitute
8 3 (0.82%) NUnit
8 3 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 231 (63.29%) Finance
2 27 (7.40%) Billing
3 23 (6.30%) General Ledger
4 21 (5.75%) Retail
5 11 (3.01%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.47%) Local Government
7 7 (1.92%) Marketing
8 5 (1.37%) Banking
9 4 (1.10%) Back Office
9 4 (1.10%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.82%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.55%) Publishing
12 1 (0.27%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.27%) Law
12 1 (0.27%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 83 (22.74%) Consultant
2 82 (22.47%) Analyst
3 78 (21.37%) Oracle Consultant
4 61 (16.71%) Oracle Analyst
5 41 (11.23%) Developer
6 32 (8.77%) Functional Analyst
7 31 (8.49%) Oracle Developer
8 29 (7.95%) DBA
9 28 (7.67%) Functional Consultant
9 28 (7.67%) Oracle DBA
9 28 (7.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 23 (6.30%) Test Manager
11 21 (5.75%) Financial Analyst
12 19 (5.21%) Architect
13 16 (4.38%) Business Analyst
13 16 (4.38%) Oracle Project Manager
13 16 (4.38%) Project Manager
14 15 (4.11%) Programme Manager
15 14 (3.84%) Oracle Financials Consultant
15 14 (3.84%) Oracle Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.60%) Oracle Fusion
2 28 (7.67%) XML
3 20 (5.48%) Middleware
4 13 (3.56%) Web Services
5 4 (1.10%) Oracle ADF
5 4 (1.10%) SOAP
5 4 (1.10%) WebCenter
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (0.82%) REST
7 2 (0.55%) J2EE
7 2 (0.55%) JSF
7 2 (0.55%) JSON
7 2 (0.55%) OC4J
7 2 (0.55%) WSDL
7 2 (0.55%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.55%) XSD
8 1 (0.27%) .NET
8 1 (0.27%) EDI
8 1 (0.27%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.27%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.19%) Oracle Exalytics
3 7 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (1.92%) Private Cloud
4 5 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.82%) Clustering
5 3 (0.82%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.55%) Replication
7 1 (0.27%) Derivative
7 1 (0.27%) Equities
7 1 (0.27%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.27%) FMCG
7 1 (0.27%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.27%) iPad
7 1 (0.27%) Life Science
7 1 (0.27%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.27%) RIA
7 1 (0.27%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (0.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.11%) Unix
2 13 (3.56%) Windows
3 11 (3.01%) Linux
4 6 (1.64%) Windows Vista
5 3 (0.82%) AIX
5 3 (0.82%) Solaris
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (22.74%) ERP
2 64 (17.53%) Business Intelligence
3 58 (15.89%) Migration
4 55 (15.07%) User Acceptance Testing
5 41 (11.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (10.14%) Workflow
7 36 (9.86%) Data Migration
8 35 (9.59%) SOA
9 27 (7.40%) ITIL
10 26 (7.12%) Project Management
10 26 (7.12%) Test Scripting
11 23 (6.30%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (5.75%) CRM
12 21 (5.75%) Procure-to-Pay
13 20 (5.48%) Cash Management
13 20 (5.48%) Data Modelling
14 19 (5.21%) System Testing
15 16 (4.38%) Configuration Management
15 16 (4.38%) Scenario Testing
16 15 (4.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 74 (20.27%) SQL
2 46 (12.60%) PL/SQL
3 13 (3.56%) Java
4 8 (2.19%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.37%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.82%) C
7 3 (0.82%) C#
8 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.27%) Python
8 1 (0.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (7.40%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.93%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.92%) DV Cleared
3 7 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.37%) ISEB
5 5 (1.37%) OCP
6 4 (1.10%) Degree
6 4 (1.10%) MBA
7 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.27%) NVQ Level 4
7 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.47%) QA
2 6 (1.64%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.37%) PMO
4 4 (1.10%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.55%) GAAP
5 2 (0.55%) SLA
6 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (3.01%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (2.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 9 (2.47%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (2.19%) Ansible
2 8 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.19%) Puppet
2 8 (2.19%) Salt
3 6 (1.64%) SCCM
4 5 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (1.10%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (0.82%) QRadar
7 2 (0.55%) Control-M
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.55%) vRealize
8 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 365 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (5.48%) Hyperion
3 13 (3.56%) SAP
4 11 (3.01%) Microsoft
5 10 (2.74%) Pegasus
6 6 (1.64%) Informatica
6 6 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.10%) CODA
7 4 (1.10%) IBM
8 3 (0.82%) IFS
8 3 (0.82%) NetApp
8 3 (0.82%) Northgate
9 2 (0.55%) Ariba
9 2 (0.55%) Freshdesk
9 2 (0.55%) Kofax
9 2 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.55%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.55%) VMware
10 1 (0.27%) ATG
10 1 (0.27%) ReadSoft