The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 26 June 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 76 110
Rank change year-on-year -28 +34  
Contract jobs citing Oracle EBS 13 64 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.64% 2.14% 0.47%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.94% 18.23% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 2
Median daily rate £320 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £530
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +10.71% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

Oracle EBS 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 219 351 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 10.71% 11.75% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 163 127
Median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £319 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £506 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £23.38 £38.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.48% +67.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.08 £22.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.68 £38.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

Oracle EBS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle EBS in the West Midlands

Oracle EBS
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 EBS in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle EBS in the West Midlands

Oracle EBS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle EBS in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle EBS in the West Midlands

Oracle EBS
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 EBS in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle EBS in the West Midlands

Oracle EBS
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 EBS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Birmingham +17 7 £300 -25.00% 1
Solihull -10 2 - -
Warwickshire -12 2 £340 -20.00%
Coventry - 1 £388 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Oracle EBS
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Oracle EBS.

1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (25.00%) Finance
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (20.00%) Informatica
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (20.00%) Workflow
5 4 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.00%) Data Guard
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (15.00%) NHS
6 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (15.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (15.00%) Unix
7 2 (10.00%) Windows
7 2 (10.00%) SOAP
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse

Oracle EBS
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 4 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle ASCP
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (5.00%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.00%) DataStage
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (10.00%) SQLPlus
5 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
1 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Supply Chain Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (10.00%) REST
1 2 (10.00%) SOAP
1 2 (10.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
1 4 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
1 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (20.00%) Workflow
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.00%) Analytics
3 2 (10.00%) Cash Management
3 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (10.00%) ETL
3 2 (10.00%) Order to Cash
3 2 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (10.00%) Apex Code
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.00%) OCP
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Informatica
3 2 (10.00%) Dell
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.00%) CommVault
4 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.00%) SAP