The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Application Server over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Application Server (OAS)
Rank 535 513 425
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -88
Contract jobs citing Oracle Application Server 36 46 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.094% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.40% 0.53% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 69
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£444 £371 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.77% -1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £332 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £454 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +6.66%
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 Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8899 8630 8290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.67% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5567 5102 4650
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 316 426
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £35.05 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

Oracle Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Application Server within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Oracle Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Application Server
Daily Rate Trend

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

Oracle Application Server Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Application Server
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Application Server within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Oracle Application Server Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Application Server
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Oracle Application Server Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Application Server
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Application Server within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 36 £444 +19.77% 3
London +17 23 £488 +33.19% 1
South West - 9 £431 -
City of London +17 4 £509 +45.35% 1
West Midlands 0 1 - -
South East -16 1 - -
Hampshire -20 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Wigan - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Andover - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -

Oracle Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Application Server 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 Oracle Application Server.

1 57 (100.00%) Oracle
2 43 (75.44%) Oracle Database
3 34 (59.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 34 (59.65%) Security Cleared
4 31 (54.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 31 (54.39%) WebLogic
5 28 (49.12%) SQL
6 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (43.86%) PL/SQL
7 25 (43.86%) Migration
8 24 (42.11%) Java
9 20 (35.09%) Oracle RAC
10 19 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 19 (33.33%) Linux
10 19 (33.33%) Middleware
11 17 (29.82%) Solaris
11 17 (29.82%) Web Services
12 16 (28.07%) UNIX
12 16 (28.07%) Oracle Forms
12 16 (28.07%) Oracle EBS
12 16 (28.07%) Oracle Fusion
13 15 (26.32%) Oracle Database 12c
13 15 (26.32%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (24.56%) DV Cleared
15 13 (22.81%) JPA
15 13 (22.81%) RAD
16 12 (21.05%) HTML
16 12 (21.05%) Spring
17 11 (19.30%) Oracle 10gAS
17 11 (19.30%) J2EE

Oracle Application Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Application Server 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 Oracle Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (54.39%) WebLogic
2 11 (19.30%) Oracle 10gAS
3 10 (17.54%) Oracle 9iAS
4 2 (3.51%) Apache
4 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.75%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.75%) JBoss
5 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle 11i
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (7.02%) Agresso
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) Internet
2 4 (7.02%) LDAP
3 3 (5.26%) DHCP
3 3 (5.26%) DNS
3 3 (5.26%) SAN
3 3 (5.26%) Firewall
4 2 (3.51%) LAN
4 2 (3.51%) WAN
4 2 (3.51%) HTTP
4 2 (3.51%) VPN
5 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (75.44%) Oracle Database
2 34 (59.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 31 (54.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (26.32%) Oracle Database 12c
4 15 (26.32%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (19.30%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (17.54%) Oracle Exadata
7 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
8 3 (5.26%) TKPROF
8 3 (5.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
8 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
8 3 (5.26%) OLTP
8 3 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (5.26%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (1.75%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (8.77%) Subversion
3 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.26%) Mercurial
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (5.26%) PVCS
3 3 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (5.26%) JDeveloper
3 3 (5.26%) Toad
3 3 (5.26%) TestDirector
4 2 (3.51%) ClearQuest
4 2 (3.51%) Ant
4 2 (3.51%) ClearCase
4 2 (3.51%) Maven
5 1 (1.75%) Hudson
5 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.75%) JUnit
5 1 (1.75%) XDE
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (56.14%) Developer
2 19 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 18 (31.58%) DBA
3 18 (31.58%) Oracle DBA
4 10 (17.54%) Java Developer
5 8 (14.04%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
7 6 (10.53%) Administrator
8 5 (8.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 2 (3.51%) Architect
10 2 (3.51%) UNIX Engineer
11 1 (1.75%) Oracle Architect
11 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Security Administrator
11 1 (1.75%) Security Architect
11 1 (1.75%) Oracle Applications Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Oracle Consultant
11 1 (1.75%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) Middleware
2 17 (29.82%) Web Services
3 16 (28.07%) Oracle Fusion
4 13 (22.81%) JPA
5 12 (21.05%) HTML
5 12 (21.05%) Spring
6 11 (19.30%) J2EE
7 10 (17.54%) CSS
7 10 (17.54%) JSP
7 10 (17.54%) Hibernate
8 9 (15.79%) jQuery
9 7 (12.28%) JavaBeans
10 6 (10.53%) ActiveX
10 6 (10.53%) CSS3
10 6 (10.53%) HTML5
11 5 (8.77%) XML
11 5 (8.77%) .NET
12 3 (5.26%) Ajax
12 3 (5.26%) XSD
12 3 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Statistics
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Open Source
2 3 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.26%) W3C
2 3 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.26%) Replication
3 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Linux
2 17 (29.82%) Solaris
3 16 (28.07%) UNIX
4 11 (19.30%) Windows
5 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.77%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (8.77%) AIX
7 4 (7.02%) HPUX
8 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.75%) CentOS
9 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.86%) Migration
3 13 (22.81%) RAD
4 9 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 8 (14.04%) DevOps
6 7 (12.28%) Refactoring
6 7 (12.28%) UML
6 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.77%) High Availability
7 5 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.02%) RDF
8 4 (7.02%) OO
8 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.02%) BPEL
8 4 (7.02%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (5.26%) Logical Data Model
9 3 (5.26%) Physical Data Model
9 3 (5.26%) Change Data Capture
9 3 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (49.12%) SQL
2 25 (43.86%) PL/SQL
3 24 (42.11%) Java
4 9 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.79%) C
5 7 (12.28%) C++
5 7 (12.28%) VBA
6 6 (10.53%) VB
7 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.26%) XPath
7 3 (5.26%) C#
7 3 (5.26%) Perl
8 2 (3.51%) PHP
9 1 (1.75%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 34 (59.65%) Security Cleared
2 19 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 14 (24.56%) DV Cleared
4 9 (15.79%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.75%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (35.09%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (10.53%) VMware ESX
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.26%) RHEV
4 3 (5.26%) KVM
5 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Data Guard
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.53%) VMware
4 3 (5.26%) Serena
4 3 (5.26%) IBM
4 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.26%) Citrix
5 2 (3.51%) Sun
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) BEA
6 1 (1.75%) Micro Focus