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 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Application Server (OAS)
Rank 573 548 489
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -59
Contract jobs citing Oracle Application Server 29 50 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.092% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.28% 0.53% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 52
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£305 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% -0.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £404 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £324 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.94% -13.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £47.00 £35.20 £31.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.52% +11.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £35.20 £31.70
% change year-on-year
+33.52% +11.04%

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
10229 9511 8378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.36% 17.43% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6213 5853 4736
Average daily rate £388 £375 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 310 411
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.17 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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 April 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 20 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 April 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 -20 28 £303 -19.33% 6
East of England +18 9 £338 +6.13%
Peterborough - 9 £338 -
Cambridgeshire - 9 £338 -
London -13 7 £305 -18.66% 2
South East -23 7 £275 -31.25% 3
West Sussex - 5 £275 -
Worthing - 5 £275 -
Nottingham - 4 £347 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £347 -
East Midlands - 4 £347 -
City of London +17 1 £575 +60.05% 2
Scotland -8 1 £450 +53.32%
Hampshire -11 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £275 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
Dorset - 1 £275 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £275 -
Glasgow - 1 £450 -

Oracle Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 65 (100.00%) Oracle
2 34 (52.31%) Oracle Database
3 29 (44.62%) Security Cleared
4 27 (41.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 27 (41.54%) WebLogic
4 27 (41.54%) Linux
5 26 (40.00%) Java
5 26 (40.00%) Middleware
5 26 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 24 (36.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 24 (36.92%) SQL
7 23 (35.38%) PL/SQL
7 23 (35.38%) Oracle Forms
7 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (33.85%) Migration
9 21 (32.31%) Oracle Reports
10 20 (30.77%) Oracle RAC
11 17 (26.15%) Web Services
12 16 (24.62%) Solaris
12 16 (24.62%) JPA
12 16 (24.62%) DV Cleared
13 14 (21.54%) J2EE
14 13 (20.00%) SC Cleared
15 12 (18.46%) Oracle Database 12c
15 12 (18.46%) Oracle EBS
15 12 (18.46%) HTML
15 12 (18.46%) JSP
15 12 (18.46%) Windows
15 12 (18.46%) Tomcat
15 12 (18.46%) Oracle 11i

Oracle Application Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 27 (41.54%) WebLogic
2 12 (18.46%) Tomcat
3 10 (15.38%) Oracle 9iAS
4 8 (12.31%) Oracle 10gAS
5 5 (7.69%) SAS
6 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.62%) JBoss
6 3 (4.62%) Apache
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (4.62%) iPlanet
7 2 (3.08%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (3.08%) OpenStack
7 2 (3.08%) MQSeries
7 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Office
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle 11i
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (16.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle iStore
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) Internet
2 8 (12.31%) LDAP
3 5 (7.69%) Intranet
4 3 (4.62%) FCoE
4 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.62%) DNS
4 3 (4.62%) SAN
4 3 (4.62%) WAN
4 3 (4.62%) Firewall
4 3 (4.62%) VLAN
4 3 (4.62%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.08%) NAS
6 1 (1.54%) HTTP
6 1 (1.54%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (52.31%) Oracle Database
2 27 (41.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 24 (36.92%) Oracle Database 10g
4 21 (32.31%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (18.46%) Oracle Database 12c
6 10 (15.38%) Oracle Exadata
6 10 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (9.23%) OLTP
9 5 (7.69%) TKPROF
10 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
11 3 (4.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
12 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
13 1 (1.54%) MySQL
13 1 (1.54%) Oracle Discoverer
13 1 (1.54%) OLAP
13 1 (1.54%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (1.54%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 23 (35.38%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (9.23%) Subversion
3 5 (7.69%) Mercurial
3 5 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (4.62%) JDeveloper
5 2 (3.08%) Hudson
6 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.54%) Maven
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (4.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) Developer
2 26 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
3 14 (21.54%) DBA
3 14 (21.54%) Oracle DBA
4 9 (13.85%) Java Developer
5 8 (12.31%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Senior Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Administrator
8 4 (6.15%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (6.15%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 3 (4.62%) UNIX Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Technical Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Middleware Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Oracle Applications Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Architect
11 1 (1.54%) Project Manager
11 1 (1.54%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.00%) Middleware
1 26 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 17 (26.15%) Web Services
3 16 (24.62%) JPA
4 14 (21.54%) J2EE
5 12 (18.46%) HTML
5 12 (18.46%) JSP
6 11 (16.92%) Hibernate
6 11 (16.92%) Spring
7 8 (12.31%) XML
8 7 (10.77%) CSS
8 7 (10.77%) JavaBeans
8 7 (10.77%) jQuery
9 6 (9.23%) HTML5
9 6 (9.23%) CSS3
9 6 (9.23%) .NET
9 6 (9.23%) ActiveX
10 5 (7.69%) XSD
10 5 (7.69%) XSLT
10 5 (7.69%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) W3C
2 5 (7.69%) Replication
2 5 (7.69%) Clustering
2 5 (7.69%) Statistics
3 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.08%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 27 (41.54%) Linux
2 16 (24.62%) Solaris
3 12 (18.46%) Windows
4 11 (16.92%) UNIX
5 5 (7.69%) AIX
6 4 (6.15%) HPUX
7 3 (4.62%) SUSE
8 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.08%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.54%) CentOS
9 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) Migration
3 11 (16.92%) RAD
3 11 (16.92%) DevOps
4 10 (15.38%) High Availability
5 8 (12.31%) ITIL
5 8 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.77%) Configuration Management
6 7 (10.77%) Refactoring
7 6 (9.23%) Problem Management
7 6 (9.23%) BPEL
8 5 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (7.69%) Change Management
8 5 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.69%) OOD
8 5 (7.69%) UML
8 5 (7.69%) OO
8 5 (7.69%) RUP
8 5 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.69%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) Java
2 24 (36.92%) SQL
3 23 (35.38%) PL/SQL
4 11 (16.92%) Shell Script
5 10 (15.38%) C
6 8 (12.31%) Bash Shell
7 7 (10.77%) VBA
7 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
7 7 (10.77%) C++
8 6 (9.23%) VB
8 6 (9.23%) Perl
9 5 (7.69%) C#
9 5 (7.69%) XPath
10 4 (6.15%) C-shell
11 3 (4.62%) Korn
12 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (44.62%) Security Cleared
2 16 (24.62%) DV Cleared
3 13 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (13.85%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (6.15%) MCITP
5 4 (6.15%) MCSE
5 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.54%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
2 5 (7.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.54%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (30.77%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle Clusterware
3 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (4.62%) KVM
4 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.62%) Samba
5 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (12.31%) Data Guard
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle Flashback
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.08%) OpenView
5 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.15%) Sun
3 4 (6.15%) VMware
4 3 (4.62%) Veritas
4 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.62%) PlateSpin
4 3 (4.62%) F5
4 3 (4.62%) Cisco
5 2 (3.08%) Cognos
5 2 (3.08%) HP
5 2 (3.08%) Opsware
6 1 (1.54%) Serena
6 1 (1.54%) BEA
6 1 (1.54%) IBM