Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 6 months to 23 July 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 154 165
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11 +8
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 12 52 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.87% 0.39%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.94% 9.08% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 4
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% - +55.00%
10th Percentile £393 £310 £205
90th Percentile £600 £475 £496
England median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 - £30.00

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 408 573 529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 9.27% 9.55% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 303 268
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £275
90th Percentile £564 £562 £575
England median daily rate £450 £431 £440
% change year-on-year +4.35% -1.99% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.75 £25.06 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.23% +8.96% -31.67%
10th Percentile £16.80 £10.13 £15.80
90th Percentile £53.80 £38.00 £35.00
England median hourly rate £29.69 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.19% +15.56% -28.57%

Oracle Applications
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Oracle Applications as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Applications in the West Midlands

Oracle Applications
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Applications in the West Midlands

Oracle Applications
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Applications in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Applications in the West Midlands

Oracle Applications
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Applications in the West Midlands

Oracle Applications
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Warwickshire +3 7 £475 +32.87%
Birmingham +5 2 £600 +54.84%
Solihull -7 2 - -
Oracle Applications
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Oracle Applications.

1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) SQLPlus
2 5 (41.67%) Workflow
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) BPEL
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (16.67%) Data Guard
5 2 (16.67%) Database Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (16.67%) Drupal
5 2 (16.67%) Unix
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) WebLogic

Oracle Applications
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (41.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) Drupal
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (41.67%) SQLPlus
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Development Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ERP Architect
3 1 (8.33%) IT Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Development Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Development Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Workflow
2 3 (25.00%) BPEL
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Database Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) OCP
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Informatica