Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 523 441 398
Rank change year-on-year -82 -43 -48
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 387 437 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.48% 0.59%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.64% 5.87% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 205 321
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £288 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £550 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -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 6,864 7,440 8,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.81% 8.25% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,059 4,330 4,814
UK median daily rate £468 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +4.05% -1.70%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £290
90th Percentile £650 £626 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 99 90
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £29.38 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.42% +6.84% +22.22%
10th Percentile £9.50 £12.50 £12.68
90th Percentile £47.50 £58.40 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -36.00% +13.64% +25.00%

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 23 May 2018.

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 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 23 May 2018. 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 -63 347 £450 -5.26% 36
UK excluding London -47 228 £438 -2.78% 37
London -51 143 £450 -6.49% 10
South East -5 92 £450 - 11
North of England 0 62 £438 +6.00% 6
North West -1 41 £450 +4.05% 2
Scotland -23 29 £400 -13.51% 10
South West -10 21 £425 -12.82% 2
Midlands -50 21 £513 +10.81% 4
West Midlands -25 18 £550 +15.79%
Yorkshire -13 15 £431 -4.17% 3
North East +6 6 £350 - 1
East of England -13 3 £413 -21.43% 3
East Midlands -14 3 £425 -5.56% 4

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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.

1 387 (100.00%) Oracle
2 218 (56.33%) Finance
3 164 (42.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 111 (28.68%) SQL
5 90 (23.26%) ERP
6 81 (20.93%) PL/SQL
7 80 (20.67%) Oracle Receivables
8 75 (19.38%) Oracle Payables
9 67 (17.31%) Oracle General Ledger
10 66 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
11 64 (16.54%) Oracle Fusion
12 58 (14.99%) Oracle Database
13 57 (14.73%) Migration
14 53 (13.70%) Oracle Reports
15 50 (12.92%) Oracle Assets
16 45 (11.63%) XML
17 42 (10.85%) Data Migration
18 41 (10.59%) Oracle Financials
19 39 (10.08%) SAP
20 38 (9.82%) Microsoft
20 38 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
20 38 (9.82%) User Acceptance Testing
21 37 (9.56%) Business Intelligence
22 35 (9.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
23 34 (8.79%) Oracle Database 11g
24 33 (8.53%) Oracle Internet Expenses
25 32 (8.27%) Oracle iProcurement
26 31 (8.01%) Oracle ERP
26 31 (8.01%) Oracle Workflow
26 31 (8.01%) Workflow

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 31 (8.01%) Oracle Workflow
2 30 (7.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (2.58%) Confluence
4 7 (1.81%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.29%) Oracle BPEL
6 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.26%) Apache
7 1 (0.26%) CMS
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.26%) SAS
7 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (2.84%) Spreadsheet
2 8 (2.07%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.26%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 164 (42.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 80 (20.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 75 (19.38%) Oracle Payables
4 67 (17.31%) Oracle General Ledger
5 50 (12.92%) Oracle Assets
6 41 (10.59%) Oracle Financials
7 33 (8.53%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 32 (8.27%) Oracle iProcurement
9 31 (8.01%) Oracle ERP
10 21 (5.43%) Oracle Applications
10 21 (5.43%) Oracle Cash Management
10 21 (5.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 15 (3.88%) Dynamics NAV
12 14 (3.62%) Dynamics AX
13 13 (3.36%) NetSuite
14 12 (3.10%) Unit4 Business World
15 11 (2.84%) Oracle E-Business Tax
16 10 (2.58%) Oracle 11i
17 7 (1.81%) Oracle TCA
18 6 (1.55%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.10%) FinancialForce
2 12 (3.10%) Taleo
3 6 (1.55%) PaaS
3 6 (1.55%) SaaS
4 5 (1.29%) IaaS
5 3 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.26%) Office 365
7 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.68%) Internet
2 9 (2.33%) Firewall
3 8 (2.07%) SAN
4 6 (1.55%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.29%) VPN
6 2 (0.52%) DHCP
6 2 (0.52%) DNS
6 2 (0.52%) SMS
6 2 (0.52%) SWIFTNet
6 2 (0.52%) VLAN
7 1 (0.26%) Broadband
7 1 (0.26%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.26%) NAS
7 1 (0.26%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.26%) Skype
7 1 (0.26%) SSH
7 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.26%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (14.99%) Oracle Database
2 53 (13.70%) Oracle Reports
3 35 (9.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 34 (8.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 27 (6.98%) Oracle Discoverer
6 25 (6.46%) Oracle BI EE
7 18 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (3.36%) Oracle ODI
9 12 (3.10%) SAP HANA
10 10 (2.58%) Essbase
11 9 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
11 9 (2.33%) Oracle Smart View
12 4 (1.03%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.03%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.78%) SQL Server
13 3 (0.78%) SQLPlus
14 2 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.26%) MS Access
15 1 (0.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (7.75%) Oracle Forms
2 23 (5.94%) JIRA
3 18 (4.65%) Oracle APEX
4 12 (3.10%) Ant
4 12 (3.10%) Gradle
4 12 (3.10%) MSBuild
5 10 (2.58%) Jenkins
6 9 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (2.33%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.55%) JDeveloper
8 3 (0.78%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.78%) Subversion
9 2 (0.52%) ERwin
10 1 (0.26%) Gatling
10 1 (0.26%) JMeter
10 1 (0.26%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.26%) Toad
10 1 (0.26%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 218 (56.33%) Finance
2 29 (7.49%) General Ledger
3 28 (7.24%) Billing
4 24 (6.20%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.36%) Advertising
6 7 (1.81%) Retail
7 5 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.03%) Legal
8 4 (1.03%) Local Government
9 3 (0.78%) French Language
9 3 (0.78%) Publishing
10 2 (0.52%) Banking
10 2 (0.52%) Electronics
10 2 (0.52%) German Language
10 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.52%) Marketing
11 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 113 (29.20%) Consultant
2 93 (24.03%) Oracle Consultant
3 83 (21.45%) Analyst
4 50 (12.92%) Functional Consultant
4 50 (12.92%) Oracle Analyst
5 49 (12.66%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 41 (10.59%) Developer
7 26 (6.72%) Oracle Developer
8 24 (6.20%) E-Business Analyst
9 23 (5.94%) Oracle Financials Consultant
10 22 (5.68%) Business Analyst
11 21 (5.43%) Project Manager
12 19 (4.91%) Financial Analyst
13 17 (4.39%) DBA
13 17 (4.39%) Oracle DBA
14 16 (4.13%) Architect
15 15 (3.88%) Support Analyst
15 15 (3.88%) Technical Consultant
16 14 (3.62%) Oracle Technical Consultant
17 13 (3.36%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (16.54%) Oracle Fusion
2 45 (11.63%) XML
3 20 (5.17%) Web Services
4 15 (3.88%) Middleware
5 14 (3.62%) HTML
6 10 (2.58%) SOAP
7 8 (2.07%) .NET
7 8 (2.07%) REST
8 5 (1.29%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.29%) EDI
8 5 (1.29%) JSON
9 4 (1.03%) Oracle ADF
9 4 (1.03%) WSH
10 3 (0.78%) CSS
11 2 (0.52%) IDoc
11 2 (0.52%) Java EE
11 2 (0.52%) SAP Basis
11 2 (0.52%) WSDL
11 2 (0.52%) XSLT
12 1 (0.26%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.24%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (2.84%) User Experience
4 7 (1.81%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.55%) Replication
5 6 (1.55%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.29%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.29%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.03%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.78%) Clustering
8 3 (0.78%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.78%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.52%) PKI
9 2 (0.52%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.26%) FMCG
10 1 (0.26%) Life Science
10 1 (0.26%) NHS
10 1 (0.26%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.26%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.72%) Unix
2 18 (4.65%) Linux
3 8 (2.07%) Windows
4 4 (1.03%) Solaris
4 4 (1.03%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.26%) AIX
6 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (23.26%) ERP
2 66 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (14.73%) Migration
4 42 (10.85%) Data Migration
5 38 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (9.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 37 (9.56%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (8.01%) Workflow
8 30 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (7.75%) SOA
9 23 (5.94%) Project Management
10 21 (5.43%) Accounts Receivable
10 21 (5.43%) Procure-to-Pay
11 20 (5.17%) Configuration Management
12 19 (4.91%) CRM
13 17 (4.39%) System Testing
14 16 (4.13%) Test Scripting
15 14 (3.62%) Cash Management
15 14 (3.62%) PRINCE2
16 13 (3.36%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 111 (28.68%) SQL
2 81 (20.93%) PL/SQL
3 13 (3.36%) JavaScript
3 13 (3.36%) PowerShell
4 12 (3.10%) Java
4 12 (3.10%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.29%) C
6 4 (1.03%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.52%) Python
7 2 (0.52%) VBA
8 1 (0.26%) AWK
8 1 (0.26%) C#
8 1 (0.26%) Java 8
8 1 (0.26%) Perl
8 1 (0.26%) Ruby
8 1 (0.26%) sed
8 1 (0.26%) VB
8 1 (0.26%) VB6
8 1 (0.26%) X++
Qualifications
1 23 (5.94%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.91%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.36%) Degree
4 7 (1.81%) APMP
4 7 (1.81%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.03%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.78%) ISEB
7 2 (0.52%) ACCA
7 2 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.52%) PMP
8 1 (0.26%) CCNA
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.26%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.26%) OCP
8 1 (0.26%) RHCE
8 1 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.58%) SLA
2 9 (2.33%) GDPR
3 7 (1.81%) QA
4 4 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.52%) GAAP
5 2 (0.52%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.52%) Docker
3 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.26%) NFS
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Clusterware
4 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.26%) vSphere
4 1 (0.26%) Xen
4 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (3.36%) Ansible
1 13 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (3.10%) Automic
2 12 (3.10%) Data Guard
2 12 (3.10%) Puppet
2 12 (3.10%) Salt
3 8 (2.07%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 4 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.52%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.52%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.52%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 1 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.26%) Terraform
8 1 (0.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 387 (100.00%) Oracle
2 39 (10.08%) SAP
3 38 (9.82%) Microsoft
4 21 (5.43%) Hyperion
5 17 (4.39%) JD Edwards
6 15 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (3.36%) Epicor
8 12 (3.10%) IFS
8 12 (3.10%) Infor
8 12 (3.10%) Sage
8 12 (3.10%) Xero
9 8 (2.07%) Workday
10 7 (1.81%) HP
11 5 (1.29%) NetApp
12 4 (1.03%) Citrix
12 4 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (1.03%) Siebel
13 3 (0.78%) IBM
13 3 (0.78%) Pegasus
13 3 (0.78%) Red Hat