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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Server (OAS)
Rank 591 538 502
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -36
Contract jobs citing Oracle Application Server 21 49 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.094% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.20% 0.52% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 40
Average daily rate
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£400 £355 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £403 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £350 £326
% change year-on-year
+9.83% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £46.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.50 £46.74
% change year-on-year
- -64.69%

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
10601 9398 9522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.27% 17.96% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6699 5702 5377
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 358 390 468
Average hourly rate £19.19 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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 31 October 2014.

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 30 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 31 October 2014. 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 -65 18 £413 +16.19% 4
West Midlands -6 4 £300 -5.51%
London -6 4 £520 +44.44% 1
South East -30 4 £435 +11.53% 1
East of England - 3 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
City of London +14 1 £475 +33.80%
Yorkshire -5 1 £425 +13.33%
South West -32 1 £188 -46.42%
North West - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Cumbria - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Watford - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Barrow-in-Furness - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Midlands - - - -

Oracle Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 44 (100.00%) Oracle
2 32 (72.73%) WebLogic
3 29 (65.91%) Oracle Database
4 24 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 24 (54.55%) SQL
5 21 (47.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (38.64%) PL/SQL
7 15 (34.09%) UNIX
8 14 (31.82%) Java
8 14 (31.82%) Middleware
8 14 (31.82%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (29.55%) Configuration Management
9 13 (29.55%) Linux
9 13 (29.55%) Web Services
9 13 (29.55%) SC Cleared
10 12 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
10 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
11 11 (25.00%) VMware
11 11 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (25.00%) DV Cleared
11 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (22.73%) Solaris
12 10 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (22.73%) VMware ESX
13 9 (20.45%) AIX
13 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
14 8 (18.18%) SAN

Oracle Application Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 32 (72.73%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (6.82%) Apache
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (2.27%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.27%) JBoss
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (9.09%) Agresso
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) SAN
2 7 (15.91%) Firewall
2 7 (15.91%) DHCP
2 7 (15.91%) DNS
3 6 (13.64%) VPN
3 6 (13.64%) LAN
3 6 (13.64%) WAN
4 5 (11.36%) HTTP
4 5 (11.36%) Internet
5 3 (6.82%) LDAP
6 1 (2.27%) SSL
6 1 (2.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (65.91%) Oracle Database
2 21 (47.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (31.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 8 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
9 3 (6.82%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (6.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (6.82%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (6.82%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
10 2 (4.55%) OLTP
10 2 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (4.55%) TKPROF
11 1 (2.27%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 1 (2.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (9.09%) Subversion
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.82%) PVCS
3 3 (6.82%) Toad
3 3 (6.82%) JDeveloper
3 3 (6.82%) TestDirector
4 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (4.55%) Ant
4 2 (4.55%) Mercurial
4 2 (4.55%) Maven
4 2 (4.55%) ClearCase
4 2 (4.55%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.27%) Hudson
5 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.27%) JUnit
5 1 (2.27%) XDE
5 1 (2.27%) ProC
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (20.45%) DBA
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle DBA
4 8 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) UNIX Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Middleware Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms Developer
9 1 (2.27%) UNIX Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) Middleware
2 13 (29.55%) Web Services
3 7 (15.91%) XML
3 7 (15.91%) JSF
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (11.36%) CSS
5 5 (11.36%) HTML
6 4 (9.09%) .NET
6 4 (9.09%) J2EE
6 4 (9.09%) Spring
6 4 (9.09%) JPA
7 3 (6.82%) jQuery
7 3 (6.82%) Ajax
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
8 2 (4.55%) XSD
8 2 (4.55%) XSLT
8 2 (4.55%) XML Schema
9 1 (2.27%) EJB
9 1 (2.27%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Thin Client
1 7 (15.91%) Fat Client
1 7 (15.91%) Open Source
2 3 (6.82%) Replication
3 2 (4.55%) W3C
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) UNIX
2 13 (29.55%) Linux
3 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (22.73%) Solaris
5 9 (20.45%) AIX
6 7 (15.91%) HPUX
7 5 (11.36%) Windows
8 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Configuration Management
2 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.18%) BPEL
4 7 (15.91%) Performance Testing
4 7 (15.91%) UML
4 7 (15.91%) Change Data Capture
5 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (13.64%) Service Management
5 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (11.36%) RAD
7 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.09%) Migration
7 4 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.82%) High Availability
8 3 (6.82%) ITIL
8 3 (6.82%) OO
8 3 (6.82%) SSADM
9 2 (4.55%) RUP
9 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) SQL
2 17 (38.64%) PL/SQL
3 14 (31.82%) Java
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) Perl
4 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.82%) C
4 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.55%) C#
5 2 (4.55%) XPath
5 2 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 24 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 13 (29.55%) SC Cleared
3 11 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) OCP
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
1 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (22.73%) VMware ESX
3 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (15.91%) KVM
4 7 (15.91%) RHEV
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Data Guard
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 11 (25.00%) VMware
4 7 (15.91%) Citrix
5 3 (6.82%) IBM
5 3 (6.82%) Serena
6 2 (4.55%) HP
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.27%) Sun
7 1 (2.27%) NetApp
7 1 (2.27%) Remedy
7 1 (2.27%) Micro Focus