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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Server (OAS)
Rank 585 528 521
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -7
Contract jobs citing Oracle Application Server 21 51 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.21% 0.56% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 40
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£475 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £334 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £396 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%

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
10199 9081 10100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.03% 17.23% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6034 5282 5738
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 380 466
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.15 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -48 19 £475 +26.66% 4
London +19 12 £520 +46.47% 2
Yorkshire -7 3 £425 +13.33%
Scotland -15 2 £360 -
City of London +18 1 £475 +33.80% 1
South East -26 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Huntingdon - - - -
Barrow-in-Furness - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Coventry - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
York - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1

Oracle Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 60 (100.00%) Oracle
2 45 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 34 (56.67%) SQL
4 30 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 29 (48.33%) Linux
6 24 (40.00%) Middleware
6 24 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (35.00%) UNIX
8 20 (33.33%) PL/SQL
8 20 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 19 (31.67%) Java
10 18 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
10 18 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
11 16 (26.67%) Solaris
12 15 (25.00%) Windows
13 14 (23.33%) Oracle RAC
14 12 (20.00%) AIX
14 12 (20.00%) Web Services
14 12 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 12 (20.00%) Configuration Management
14 12 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (18.33%) Shell Script
15 11 (18.33%) DV Cleared
16 10 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (16.67%) Data Guard
16 10 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
16 10 (16.67%) Red Hat
16 10 (16.67%) XML
17 9 (15.00%) Apache
17 9 (15.00%) Service Management

Oracle Application Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 45 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (15.00%) Apache
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (1.67%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.67%) Magento
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) SAN
2 7 (11.67%) Firewall
2 7 (11.67%) LAN
2 7 (11.67%) WAN
2 7 (11.67%) DHCP
2 7 (11.67%) HTTP
2 7 (11.67%) VPN
2 7 (11.67%) DNS
3 6 (10.00%) SSL
3 6 (10.00%) Internet
4 3 (5.00%) LDAP
5 1 (1.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 24 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (8.33%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
9 3 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
10 2 (3.33%) SQLPlus
10 2 (3.33%) OLTP
10 2 (3.33%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (3.33%) TKPROF
10 2 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (10.00%) Subversion
3 3 (5.00%) Maven
3 3 (5.00%) ClearCase
3 3 (5.00%) Hudson
3 3 (5.00%) ClearQuest
4 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.33%) Ant
4 2 (3.33%) JUnit
4 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.33%) Toad
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (3.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.67%) XDE
5 1 (1.67%) ProC
5 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (11.67%) Banking
2 6 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Automotive
4 2 (3.33%) Military
5 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Developer
2 11 (18.33%) DBA
2 11 (18.33%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Oracle Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Middleware Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.00%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Administrator
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle Support Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) WebLogic Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.00%) Middleware
2 12 (20.00%) Web Services
3 10 (16.67%) XML
4 8 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (11.67%) JSF
6 6 (10.00%) J2EE
6 6 (10.00%) Spring
7 5 (8.33%) JPA
7 5 (8.33%) CSS
8 4 (6.67%) HTML
8 4 (6.67%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.33%) .NET
9 2 (3.33%) Ajax
9 2 (3.33%) Java EE
9 2 (3.33%) jQuery
9 2 (3.33%) XSD
9 2 (3.33%) XSLT
9 2 (3.33%) XML Schema
10 1 (1.67%) EJB
10 1 (1.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Thin Client
1 7 (11.67%) Replication
1 7 (11.67%) Fat Client
1 7 (11.67%) Open Source
2 2 (3.33%) W3C
2 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Grid Computing
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) Linux
2 21 (35.00%) UNIX
3 16 (26.67%) Solaris
4 15 (25.00%) Windows
5 12 (20.00%) AIX
6 10 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (11.67%) HPUX
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (15.00%) Service Management
3 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 8 (13.33%) BPEL
3 8 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (11.67%) Change Data Capture
4 7 (11.67%) Performance Testing
4 7 (11.67%) ITIL
4 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.00%) OWASP
5 6 (10.00%) High Availability
5 6 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 4 (6.67%) UML
8 3 (5.00%) OO
8 3 (5.00%) RAD
8 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) SQL
2 20 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 19 (31.67%) Java
4 11 (18.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.00%) C
5 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.33%) R
6 2 (3.33%) C#
6 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.33%) XPath
7 1 (1.67%) Tcl
7 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.33%) DV Cleared
3 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.67%) OCP
4 4 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
1 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (11.67%) KVM
4 7 (11.67%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (16.67%) Data Guard
3 3 (5.00%) Legato
3 3 (5.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 9 (15.00%) VMware
4 7 (11.67%) Citrix
5 3 (5.00%) HP
5 3 (5.00%) EMC
6 2 (3.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.67%) JBoss
7 1 (1.67%) NetApp
7 1 (1.67%) Serena
7 1 (1.67%) Remedy
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