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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Containers for J2EE (OC4J)
Rank 586 596 557
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -39
Contract jobs citing OC4J 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.005% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.047% 0.020% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £373 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +22.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £351 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 - £305
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
14870 15193 13060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.61% 26.95% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9632 9759 8160
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 228 362
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 17 April 2015.

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
2 7 (77.78%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (66.67%) JVM Tuning
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 6 (66.67%) Subversion
3 6 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) Eclipse
4 4 (44.44%) JDBC
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) ICEfaces
6 1 (11.11%) High Availability
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) J2EE
6 1 (11.11%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (11.11%) COBIT
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX

OC4J
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (11.11%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 6 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (44.44%) JDBC
3 2 (22.22%) ICEfaces
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (66.67%) JVM Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (11.11%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle