The table below looks at the statistics for OC4J skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OC4J over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Containers for J2EE (OC4J)
Rank 643 618 609
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -9
Contract jobs citing OC4J 8 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.011% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.054% 0.041% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Median daily rate £441 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.18% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
14868 14585 14718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.77% 26.94% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10530 9574 9788
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 203 179
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.53 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +8.00%

OC4J
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing OC4J as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OC4J within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

OC4J Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OC4J within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -6 8 £441 +10.18%
West Midlands - 5 £441 -
Birmingham - 3 £400 -
Solihull - 3 £442 -
Cheltenham +4 1 £325 -21.21%
South West -5 1 £325 -18.75%
Gloucestershire -9 1 £325 -18.75%
London - 1 £500 -

OC4J
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OC4J also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for OC4J.

1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) PL/SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) VB
3 6 (75.00%) C++
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (75.00%) JIRA
4 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 5 (62.50%) Maven
4 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
4 5 (62.50%) ClearQuest
4 5 (62.50%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle OWB
4 5 (62.50%) JSP
4 5 (62.50%) Servlets
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) PVCS
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
4 5 (62.50%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) Artifactory
5 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (50.00%) Ant
5 4 (50.00%) JUnit
5 4 (50.00%) J2EE

OC4J
Top Related 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 8 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (62.50%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) JIRA
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (62.50%) ClearQuest
2 5 (62.50%) Maven
2 5 (62.50%) PVCS
3 4 (50.00%) Ant
3 4 (50.00%) Artifactory
3 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) JUnit
3 4 (50.00%) Toad
4 1 (12.50%) Fiddler
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) JSP
2 5 (62.50%) Servlets
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Apache CXF
3 4 (50.00%) J2EE
3 4 (50.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) Cocoon
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) EJB
4 1 (12.50%) Java RMI
4 1 (12.50%) JDBC
4 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) OOP
2 4 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) PL/SQL
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Sun Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Dynatrace
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk