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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 117 121
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Applications 5 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.77% 0.37%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.11% 9.32% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 2
Median daily rate £475 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -7.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £350 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +7.91% -1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - -

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 161 236 285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 7.49% 8.24% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 128 144
Median daily rate £440 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.02% -7.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £588 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £58.00 £10.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +439.53% -69.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +66.66% -29.68%  

Oracle Applications
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Oracle Applications as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +11 5 £475 +32.86% 1
Oracle Applications
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Workflow
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (38.46%) SQLPlus
3 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (30.77%) Service Management
4 4 (30.77%) BPEL
5 3 (23.08%) Drupal
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (15.38%) Hyperion
6 2 (15.38%) Informatica
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
7 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Billing
7 1 (7.69%) Data Management

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 (38.46%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (23.08%) Drupal
3 1 (7.69%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (38.46%) SQLPlus
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (23.08%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) IT Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Workflow
2 4 (30.77%) BPEL
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Hyperion
2 2 (15.38%) Informatica
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