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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Server (OAS)
Rank 568 539 490
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -49
Contract jobs citing Oracle Application Server 32 42 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.081% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.31% 0.45% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 46
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£400 £361 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.72% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £398 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £318 £340
% change year-on-year
+16.53% -6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £46.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.74

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
10384 9355 9067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 18.07% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6672 5696 5129
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 397 455
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.15 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.70% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.21 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £36.75 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -9.73%

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 November 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 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 November 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 -64 29 £460 +27.33% 1
London +3 15 £499 +36.45% 1
West Midlands -10 5 £300 -5.51%
City of London +27 4 £509 +42.30%
South East -31 4 £435 +16.00%
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
East of England - 3 - -
South West -29 1 £188 -42.30%
Cheshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
South Wales - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Watford - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Wales - - - -

Oracle Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 53 (100.00%) Oracle
2 37 (69.81%) Oracle Database
3 35 (66.04%) WebLogic
4 33 (62.26%) SQL
5 29 (54.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 29 (54.72%) Security Cleared
6 27 (50.94%) PL/SQL
7 25 (47.17%) Java
8 23 (43.40%) Middleware
9 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (37.74%) Oracle Database 10g
11 19 (35.85%) Oracle Forms
12 18 (33.96%) Oracle Reports
12 18 (33.96%) UNIX
13 17 (32.08%) Oracle Fusion
14 15 (28.30%) DV Cleared
14 15 (28.30%) Web Services
14 15 (28.30%) Migration
15 13 (24.53%) Configuration Management
15 13 (24.53%) Linux
15 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
16 12 (22.64%) Oracle RAC
16 12 (22.64%) Windows
16 12 (22.64%) HTML
17 11 (20.75%) CSS
17 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (20.75%) Red Hat
17 11 (20.75%) Oracle 10gAS
18 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 10 (18.87%) VMware

Oracle Application Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 35 (66.04%) WebLogic
2 11 (20.75%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.77%) Apache
3 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (7.55%) Agresso
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) SAN
2 6 (11.32%) Internet
2 6 (11.32%) Firewall
2 6 (11.32%) DHCP
2 6 (11.32%) DNS
3 5 (9.43%) VPN
3 5 (9.43%) LAN
3 5 (9.43%) WAN
4 4 (7.55%) LDAP
5 2 (3.77%) HTTP
6 1 (1.89%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.89%) SSL
6 1 (1.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (69.81%) Oracle Database
2 29 (54.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 20 (37.74%) Oracle Database 10g
4 18 (33.96%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
7 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
10 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
10 3 (5.66%) OLTP
10 3 (5.66%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (5.66%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (5.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (5.66%) TKPROF
11 2 (3.77%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (3.77%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (1.89%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 1 (1.89%) DB2
12 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (9.43%) Subversion
3 3 (5.66%) Toad
3 3 (5.66%) PVCS
3 3 (5.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (5.66%) JDeveloper
3 3 (5.66%) TestDirector
3 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.66%) Mercurial
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (3.77%) Maven
4 2 (3.77%) ClearQuest
4 2 (3.77%) Ant
4 2 (3.77%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.89%) JUnit
5 1 (1.89%) XDE
5 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.89%) Hudson
5 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Military
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (64.15%) Developer
2 21 (39.62%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Java Developer
4 7 (13.21%) DBA
4 7 (13.21%) Senior Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (13.21%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 4 (7.55%) UNIX Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Administrator
6 2 (3.77%) Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Developer
7 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (1.89%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (43.40%) Middleware
2 17 (32.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 15 (28.30%) Web Services
4 12 (22.64%) HTML
5 11 (20.75%) CSS
6 10 (18.87%) JSP
7 9 (16.98%) jQuery
8 8 (15.09%) JPA
9 7 (13.21%) XML
9 7 (13.21%) JavaBeans
9 7 (13.21%) Spring
9 7 (13.21%) JSF
10 6 (11.32%) HTML5
10 6 (11.32%) CSS3
10 6 (11.32%) J2EE
10 6 (11.32%) ActiveX
11 5 (9.43%) .NET
11 5 (9.43%) Hibernate
12 3 (5.66%) XML Schema
12 3 (5.66%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Fat Client
1 6 (11.32%) Open Source
1 6 (11.32%) Thin Client
2 5 (9.43%) Statistics
3 4 (7.55%) Replication
4 3 (5.66%) W3C
4 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) UNIX
2 13 (24.53%) Linux
3 12 (22.64%) Windows
4 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (18.87%) Solaris
5 9 (16.98%) AIX
6 7 (13.21%) HPUX
7 5 (9.43%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) Migration
3 13 (24.53%) Configuration Management
4 9 (16.98%) BPEL
5 8 (15.09%) RAD
6 7 (13.21%) UML
6 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (13.21%) Refactoring
7 6 (11.32%) Performance Testing
7 6 (11.32%) Change Data Capture
7 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (9.43%) Service Management
8 5 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.55%) High Availability
9 4 (7.55%) RDF
9 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.55%) OO
10 3 (5.66%) RUP
10 3 (5.66%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 33 (62.26%) SQL
2 27 (50.94%) PL/SQL
3 25 (47.17%) Java
4 9 (16.98%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.98%) C
4 9 (16.98%) Shell Script
5 7 (13.21%) VBA
5 7 (13.21%) C++
6 6 (11.32%) VB
7 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.66%) C#
8 3 (5.66%) Perl
8 3 (5.66%) XPath
9 2 (3.77%) PHP
10 1 (1.89%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 29 (54.72%) Security Cleared
2 15 (28.30%) DV Cleared
3 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) OCP
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) Data Quality
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (16.98%) VMware ESX
3 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (11.32%) KVM
4 6 (11.32%) RHEV
5 5 (9.43%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Data Guard
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.77%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (20.75%) Red Hat
3 10 (18.87%) VMware
4 6 (11.32%) Citrix
5 4 (7.55%) IBM
6 3 (5.66%) Serena
7 2 (3.77%) Sun
7 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.77%) HP
8 1 (1.89%) Remedy
8 1 (1.89%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.89%) NetApp