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 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Application Server (OAS)
Rank 612 591 534
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -57
Contract jobs citing Oracle Application Server 19 21 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.038% 0.097%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% 0.20% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 30
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£320 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £350 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £547 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.85% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00

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
11261 10259 9078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.95% 18.43% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7199 6067 5273
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 422 380
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 August 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 13 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 August 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 -32 17 £320 -32.63% 5
South East -24 7 £400 -
London -4 5 £338 -35.09%
Tyne and Wear -21 5 £315 -10.00%
North East -22 5 £315 -10.00%
Berkshire - 5 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 4 £320 -8.57%
Maidenhead - 4 £400 -
Scotland -11 2 £450 +25.00% 1
Edinburgh -14 2 £450 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
City of London -3 1 £475 -
Andover - 1 - -

Oracle Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 40 (100.00%) Oracle
2 24 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 22 (55.00%) Linux
4 21 (52.50%) Middleware
5 19 (47.50%) Perl
5 19 (47.50%) Oracle Database
6 18 (45.00%) Windows
7 17 (42.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 16 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 16 (40.00%) UNIX
8 16 (40.00%) SQL
8 16 (40.00%) Configuration Management
9 15 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 15 (37.50%) ITIL
10 14 (35.00%) PL/SQL
11 13 (32.50%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
12 12 (30.00%) Problem Management
12 12 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (30.00%) J2EE
13 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
13 11 (27.50%) Oracle RMAN
13 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 10 (25.00%) Solaris
14 10 (25.00%) Java
14 10 (25.00%) AIX
14 10 (25.00%) C-shell
15 9 (22.50%) Oracle RAC
15 9 (22.50%) C

Oracle Application Server
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 24 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
3 7 (17.50%) MQSeries
4 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (12.50%) AquaLogic
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (12.50%) Tuxedo
6 4 (10.00%) JBoss
7 3 (7.50%) Apache
7 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
7 3 (7.50%) iPlanet
8 2 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (5.00%) ArcIMS
8 2 (5.00%) ArcSDE
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) SSL
2 4 (10.00%) LDAP
2 4 (10.00%) Internet
3 3 (7.50%) Firewall
3 3 (7.50%) VLAN
3 3 (7.50%) iSCSI
3 3 (7.50%) WAN
3 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.50%) DNS
3 3 (7.50%) SAN
3 3 (7.50%) FCoE
4 2 (5.00%) NAS
5 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) Oracle Database
2 17 (42.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (32.50%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (17.50%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
6 6 (15.00%) OLAP
6 6 (15.00%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (10.00%) OLTP
8 3 (7.50%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (7.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (7.50%) TKPROF
8 3 (7.50%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (7.50%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (2.50%) MySQL
9 1 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (10.00%) Subversion
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (7.50%) Mercurial
3 3 (7.50%) Hudson
3 3 (7.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.50%) Maven
5 1 (2.50%) JDeveloper
General
1 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (15.00%) DBA
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (12.50%) Problem Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
8 1 (2.50%) Service Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (2.50%) Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) Middleware
2 16 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (30.00%) J2EE
4 9 (22.50%) .NET
5 7 (17.50%) Web Services
6 5 (12.50%) HTML
6 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 5 (12.50%) JPA
7 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (7.50%) XML Schema
8 3 (7.50%) jQuery
8 3 (7.50%) Hibernate
8 3 (7.50%) Spring
8 3 (7.50%) Ajax
8 3 (7.50%) CSS
8 3 (7.50%) XML
8 3 (7.50%) XSD
8 3 (7.50%) XSLT
9 1 (2.50%) POSIX
9 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) Clustering
4 3 (7.50%) Statistics
4 3 (7.50%) W3C
4 3 (7.50%) Replication
5 2 (5.00%) Grid Computing
5 2 (5.00%) GIS
6 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Linux
2 18 (45.00%) Windows
3 16 (40.00%) UNIX
4 10 (25.00%) Solaris
4 10 (25.00%) AIX
5 5 (12.50%) OS/390
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.50%) SUSE
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.50%) HPUX
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 15 (37.50%) ITIL
3 12 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 12 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (22.50%) Change Management
6 8 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (15.00%) Project Management
7 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (15.00%) High Availability
8 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (12.50%) Capacity Management
8 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 5 (12.50%) Release Management
8 5 (12.50%) QMS
9 4 (10.00%) BPEL
9 4 (10.00%) Service Management
9 4 (10.00%) ITSM
9 4 (10.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Perl
2 16 (40.00%) SQL
3 14 (35.00%) PL/SQL
4 10 (25.00%) Java
4 10 (25.00%) C-shell
5 9 (22.50%) C
6 8 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
8 5 (12.50%) C++
9 4 (10.00%) Korn
10 3 (7.50%) XPath
10 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
11 2 (5.00%) C#
12 1 (2.50%) Python
12 1 (2.50%) AWK
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (5.00%) OCP
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (2.50%) MCITP
6 1 (2.50%) MCSE
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (7.50%) Samba
3 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (7.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (17.50%) Data Guard
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Flashback
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (5.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.00%) Sun
4 6 (15.00%) IBM
4 6 (15.00%) VMware
5 5 (12.50%) Axway
5 5 (12.50%) Fujitsu
5 5 (12.50%) Metastorm
6 3 (7.50%) F5
6 3 (7.50%) PlateSpin
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco
6 3 (7.50%) Veritas
6 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.00%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) Cognos
7 2 (5.00%) Serena
7 2 (5.00%) Opsware
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