The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Application Server over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Server (OAS)
Rank - - 96
Contract jobs citing Oracle Application Server 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.20 £31.70 £41.75
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -24.06%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
373 315 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.69% 17.19% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 141 157
Average daily rate £330 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £145 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 18
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £54.44 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Oracle Application Server
England

Oracle Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Application Server across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Oracle Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Application Server across the West Midlands region.

Oracle Application Server Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Application Server
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Application Server across the West Midlands region.

Oracle Application Server Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Application Server
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Oracle Application Server
England

Oracle Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (50.00%) ProC
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) OCP

Oracle Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ProC
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Database Security
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) OCP
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle