The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Oracle Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Application Server over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Application Server (OAS)
UK / England
Rank 563 594 569
Rank change year-on-year +31 -25  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Application Server 14 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.034% 0.037% 0.046%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.19% 0.21% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 12
Median daily rate £400 £370 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +22.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £460 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £275
% change year-on-year +8.10% +34.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Oracle Application Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7238 8397 8295
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.54% 17.25% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4730 5379 4981
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 212 298
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Oracle Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Oracle Application Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Application Server in England

Oracle Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle Application Server in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Application Server in England

Oracle Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Application Server in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Application Server in England

Oracle Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Application Server in England

Oracle Application Server
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Application Server within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 8 £438 -20.45%
West Midlands +17 5 £400 -0.12%
East Midlands -8 1 £413 +11.48%
Oracle Application Server
UK

Oracle Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Oracle Application Server.

1 72 (100.00%) Oracle
2 46 (63.89%) WebLogic
3 45 (62.50%) High Availability
4 44 (61.11%) Oracle Database
4 44 (61.11%) Linux
5 39 (54.17%) ITIL
6 38 (52.78%) Unix
7 32 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
8 31 (43.06%) JBoss
9 29 (40.28%) Oracle Database 12c
10 28 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
10 28 (38.89%) Apache
10 28 (38.89%) TCP/IP
11 26 (36.11%) J2EE
11 26 (36.11%) Oracle EBS R12
12 25 (34.72%) Java
13 24 (33.33%) Security Cleared
13 24 (33.33%) IaaS
13 24 (33.33%) SaaS
13 24 (33.33%) PaaS
14 23 (31.94%) Open Source
14 23 (31.94%) Change Management
15 22 (30.56%) Windows
16 20 (27.78%) Cisco
16 20 (27.78%) Sun
16 20 (27.78%) Data Management
17 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (26.39%) Clustering
17 19 (26.39%) Firewall
17 19 (26.39%) Veritas

Oracle Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (63.89%) WebLogic
2 31 (43.06%) JBoss
3 28 (38.89%) Apache
4 19 (26.39%) iPlanet
4 19 (26.39%) Tomcat
5 10 (13.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 9 (12.50%) IIS
7 5 (6.94%) Tuxedo
8 4 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (4.17%) WildFly
10 1 (1.39%) AquaLogic
10 1 (1.39%) Confluence
10 1 (1.39%) MQSeries
10 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 32 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (36.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (1.39%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.33%) IaaS
1 24 (33.33%) PaaS
1 24 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 19 (26.39%) Firewall
3 9 (12.50%) HTTP
4 2 (2.78%) LDAP
5 1 (1.39%) SSL
5 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (61.11%) Oracle Database
2 29 (40.28%) Oracle Database 12c
3 18 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (19.44%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (18.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (13.89%) Relational Database
7 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 9 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (8.33%) DB2
8 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
9 5 (6.94%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (5.56%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (1.39%) Data Lake
12 1 (1.39%) Ingres
12 1 (1.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (6.94%) JIRA
2 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.56%) Mercurial
2 4 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (4.17%) CA Gen
4 2 (2.78%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (1.39%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.39%) Back Office
3 1 (1.39%) Music Industry
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) DBA
1 27 (37.50%) Oracle DBA
2 8 (11.11%) Developer
2 8 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) Java Developer
3 7 (9.72%) Solaris Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Oracle Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Oracle Support Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Support Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Applications Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Java Applications Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Project Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 3 (4.17%) Senior DBA
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.11%) J2EE
2 9 (12.50%) Middleware
2 9 (12.50%) SAML
3 6 (8.33%) Web Services
4 5 (6.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (6.94%) XML
5 4 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 4 (5.56%) JPA
5 4 (5.56%) JSON
5 4 (5.56%) Play Framework
5 4 (5.56%) RESTful
5 4 (5.56%) Spring
6 3 (4.17%) .NET
7 1 (1.39%) CSS
7 1 (1.39%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.39%) Clustering
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (61.11%) Linux
2 38 (52.78%) Unix
3 22 (30.56%) Windows
4 18 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (13.89%) Windows Server
6 9 (12.50%) AIX
6 9 (12.50%) Solaris
7 4 (5.56%) HPUX
7 4 (5.56%) MVS
7 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.17%) zOS
9 1 (1.39%) OS/390
9 1 (1.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (62.50%) High Availability
2 39 (54.17%) ITIL
3 28 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
4 23 (31.94%) Change Management
4 23 (31.94%) Open Source
5 20 (27.78%) Data Management
6 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (26.39%) Load Balancing
7 17 (23.61%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (22.22%) DevOps
9 13 (18.06%) PRINCE2
10 11 (15.28%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 11 (15.28%) Problem Management
11 10 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
12 9 (12.50%) Resource Management
13 7 (9.72%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (8.33%) RAD
14 6 (8.33%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.72%) Java
2 17 (23.61%) SQL
3 9 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.94%) Perl
6 4 (5.56%) C
6 4 (5.56%) Python
7 3 (4.17%) C#
7 3 (4.17%) Ruby
8 1 (1.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.17%) Degree
4 3 (4.17%) OCP
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (26.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 8 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (6.94%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.39%) KVM
5 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) Data Guard
2 9 (12.50%) Oracle Identity Management
2 9 (12.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (9.72%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (27.78%) Cisco
2 20 (27.78%) Sun
3 19 (26.39%) F5
3 19 (26.39%) Veritas
4 16 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.56%) TIBCO
7 3 (4.17%) CA
8 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.39%) Axway
8 1 (1.39%) IBM
8 1 (1.39%) PlateSpin
8 1 (1.39%) VMware