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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Server (OAS)
Rank 591 514 524
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +10
Contract jobs citing Oracle Application Server 24 55 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.23% 0.59% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 33
Average daily rate
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£400 £368 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £405 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £370 £326
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +13.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £43.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.50 £43.48
% change year-on-year
- -62.05%

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
10491 9394 9791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.27% 17.95% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6560 5702 5530
Average daily rate £380 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 373 480
Average hourly rate £18.92 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 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 22 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 -60 21 £425 +15.64% 4
London +7 7 £498 +38.19% 1
West Midlands -16 4 £300 -5.51%
South East -23 4 £435 +16.00% 1
Scotland -10 3 £399 -
East of England - 3 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 1
City of London +14 1 £475 +33.80%
Yorkshire -7 1 £425 +13.33%
North West -11 1 - -
South West -38 1 £188 -46.42%
Leeds - 1 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Cumbria - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Barrow-in-Furness - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - -

Oracle Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 46 (100.00%) Oracle
2 34 (73.91%) WebLogic
3 29 (63.04%) Oracle Database
4 26 (56.52%) SQL
5 24 (52.17%) Security Cleared
6 21 (45.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (36.96%) PL/SQL
8 16 (34.78%) UNIX
8 16 (34.78%) Middleware
9 15 (32.61%) Linux
9 15 (32.61%) Java
10 14 (30.43%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (28.26%) Configuration Management
11 13 (28.26%) Web Services
11 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
12 12 (26.09%) Oracle RAC
12 12 (26.09%) Red Hat
13 11 (23.91%) VMware
13 11 (23.91%) Oracle Forms
13 11 (23.91%) DV Cleared
13 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (21.74%) Solaris
14 10 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (21.74%) VMware ESX
15 9 (19.57%) AIX
15 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (17.39%) BPEL
16 8 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (17.39%) SQL Server

Oracle Application Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 34 (73.91%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.87%) Apache
3 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.17%) JBoss
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.17%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (8.70%) Agresso
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) SAN
2 7 (15.22%) Firewall
2 7 (15.22%) DHCP
2 7 (15.22%) DNS
3 6 (13.04%) VPN
3 6 (13.04%) LAN
3 6 (13.04%) WAN
4 5 (10.87%) Internet
4 5 (10.87%) HTTP
5 3 (6.52%) LDAP
6 2 (4.35%) SSL
7 1 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (63.04%) Oracle Database
2 21 (45.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (30.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
6 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
9 3 (6.52%) Oracle OWB
9 3 (6.52%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (6.52%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
9 3 (6.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (4.35%) TKPROF
10 2 (4.35%) OLTP
11 1 (2.17%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 1 (2.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (8.70%) Subversion
3 3 (6.52%) JDeveloper
3 3 (6.52%) TestDirector
3 3 (6.52%) Toad
3 3 (6.52%) PVCS
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.35%) Mercurial
4 2 (4.35%) Maven
4 2 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (4.35%) Ant
4 2 (4.35%) ClearCase
4 2 (4.35%) ClearQuest
5 1 (2.17%) XDE
5 1 (2.17%) ProC
5 1 (2.17%) JUnit
5 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.17%) Hudson
5 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
2 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Military
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (19.57%) DBA
4 8 (17.39%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.87%) UNIX Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Middleware Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle Applications Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.78%) Middleware
2 13 (28.26%) Web Services
3 7 (15.22%) XML
3 7 (15.22%) JSF
4 6 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (10.87%) CSS
5 5 (10.87%) HTML
6 4 (8.70%) JPA
6 4 (8.70%) Spring
6 4 (8.70%) .NET
6 4 (8.70%) J2EE
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle ADF
7 3 (6.52%) Ajax
7 3 (6.52%) jQuery
8 2 (4.35%) XSD
8 2 (4.35%) XSLT
8 2 (4.35%) XML Schema
8 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.17%) Servlets
9 1 (2.17%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Thin Client
1 7 (15.22%) Fat Client
1 7 (15.22%) Open Source
2 3 (6.52%) Replication
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) W3C
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) UNIX
2 15 (32.61%) Linux
3 11 (23.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (21.74%) Solaris
5 9 (19.57%) AIX
6 7 (15.22%) Windows
6 7 (15.22%) HPUX
7 4 (8.70%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Configuration Management
2 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.39%) BPEL
4 7 (15.22%) UML
4 7 (15.22%) Performance Testing
4 7 (15.22%) Change Data Capture
5 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (13.04%) Service Management
5 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (10.87%) RAD
7 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.70%) Migration
8 3 (6.52%) SSADM
8 3 (6.52%) ITIL
8 3 (6.52%) OO
8 3 (6.52%) High Availability
9 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) SQL
2 17 (36.96%) PL/SQL
3 15 (32.61%) Java
4 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.52%) C
5 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.52%) Perl
5 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.35%) XPath
6 2 (4.35%) PHP
6 2 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (2.17%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 24 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
3 11 (23.91%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) OCP
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (21.74%) VMware ESX
3 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (15.22%) KVM
4 7 (15.22%) RHEV
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Data Guard
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (26.09%) Red Hat
3 11 (23.91%) VMware
4 7 (15.22%) Citrix
5 3 (6.52%) Serena
5 3 (6.52%) IBM
6 2 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) Sun
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.17%) NetApp
7 1 (2.17%) Remedy
7 1 (2.17%) Micro Focus