The table below looks at the statistics for OC4J skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OC4J over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Containers for J2EE (OC4J)
Rank 608 577 583
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +6
Contract jobs citing OC4J 3 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.019% 0.039% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
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£410 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.18% +13.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £369 £325
% change year-on-year
- +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15621 15299 15582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.66% 28.62% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9921 9837 9564
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 270 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

OC4J
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OC4J within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OC4J Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OC4J
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OC4J within the UK.

OC4J Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OC4J
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OC4J within the UK.

OC4J Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OC4J
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OC4J also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OC4J.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (50.00%) ETL
4 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (50.00%) Informatica
4 3 (50.00%) PowerCenter
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) OLAP
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (33.33%) Spring
5 2 (33.33%) JSP
5 2 (33.33%) Servlets
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (16.67%) Middleware
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
6 1 (16.67%) HTTP
6 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
6 1 (16.67%) SOA

OC4J
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing OC4J also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OC4J. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (16.67%) Jetty
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) PowerCenter
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (50.00%) OLAP
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Dutch Language
1 1 (16.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (16.67%) DBA Manager
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) JSP
1 2 (33.33%) Servlets
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
2 1 (16.67%) Castor
2 1 (16.67%) JPA
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
2 1 (16.67%) Swing
2 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Informatica
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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