Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 21 July 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.

Oracle Application Server (OAS)
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 782 815 828
Rank change year-on-year +33 +13 -34
Contract jobs citing Oracle Application Server 60 86 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.078% 0.038%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.37% 0.44% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 21
UK median daily rate £375 £335 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +7.20% -16.67%
10th Percentile £307 £265 £263
90th Percentile £445 £484 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £315
% change year-on-year +25.00% -4.76% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
UK median hourly rate - £36.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.40% +33.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year - -23.40% +33.52%

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16244 19621 19994
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.94% 17.83% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10487 12818 12262
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.39% +3.33%
10th Percentile £261 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 470 695
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £45.53 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.45 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.07% +10.51% +8.82%

Oracle Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Oracle Application Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Application Server in the UK

Oracle Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Application Server in the UK

Oracle Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Application Server over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Application Server in the UK

Oracle Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Application Server in the UK

Oracle Application Server
Top 11 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +38 57 £368 +22.50% 6
UK excluding London +32 50 £375 +25.00% 4
North of England +63 24 £325 +14.04%
North East +60 24 £325 +16.07%
Midlands +4 13 £388 +4.73% 3
London +17 9 £368 -30.20% 2
South West +12 9 £410 +14.29% 1
West Midlands +13 7 £394 +4.93% 1
East Midlands -15 4 £320 -13.51% 2
Scotland +33 2 £400 +21.21%
South East +26 2 £588 +95.83%

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 with a requirement for Oracle Application Server.

1 60 (100.00%) Oracle
2 51 (85.00%) Linux
3 49 (81.67%) WebLogic
4 46 (76.67%) Unix
5 43 (71.67%) JBoss
6 40 (66.67%) J2EE
6 40 (66.67%) Apache
6 40 (66.67%) Red Hat
7 39 (65.00%) Tomcat
8 37 (61.67%) Sun
8 37 (61.67%) AIX
8 37 (61.67%) iPlanet
9 36 (60.00%) TCP/IP
9 36 (60.00%) Solaris
9 36 (60.00%) High Availability
10 35 (58.33%) HPUX
10 35 (58.33%) Clustering
11 34 (56.67%) SUSE
11 34 (56.67%) Firewall
11 34 (56.67%) Cisco
12 33 (55.00%) F5
12 33 (55.00%) Load Balancing
13 31 (51.67%) Security Cleared
14 26 (43.33%) SC Cleared
14 26 (43.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 26 (43.33%) Veritas
15 24 (40.00%) ITIL
16 17 (28.33%) VMware
16 17 (28.33%) Hyper-V
16 17 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Oracle Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 49 (81.67%) WebLogic
2 43 (71.67%) JBoss
3 40 (66.67%) Apache
4 39 (65.00%) Tomcat
5 37 (61.67%) iPlanet
6 7 (11.67%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (11.67%) MQSeries
6 7 (11.67%) OpenStack
6 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
6 7 (11.67%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (5.00%) IIS
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.67%) Confluence
8 1 (1.67%) Liferay
8 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (26.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle iStore
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 36 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 34 (56.67%) Firewall
3 9 (15.00%) DNS
4 8 (13.33%) SAN
5 7 (11.67%) LDAP
5 7 (11.67%) NAS
6 5 (8.33%) FCoE
6 5 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 5 (8.33%) WAN
7 3 (5.00%) HTTP
7 3 (5.00%) VLAN
8 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.67%) DB2
9 1 (1.67%) DB2 UDB
9 1 (1.67%) OLAP
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (10.00%) JIRA
2 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.33%) Mercurial
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (6.67%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Back Office
3 1 (1.67%) French Language
3 1 (1.67%) Law
3 1 (1.67%) Music Industry
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Solaris Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) AIX Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Administrator
5 7 (11.67%) DBA
5 7 (11.67%) Unix Administrator
6 6 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.33%) Applications Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (6.67%) Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.00%) CRM Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Oracle Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Oracle Financials Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Solaris Administrator
9 3 (5.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (66.67%) J2EE
2 9 (15.00%) XML
3 6 (10.00%) RESTful
3 6 (10.00%) Web Services
4 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 5 (8.33%) JSON
4 5 (8.33%) Play Framework
5 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.00%) SAML
5 3 (5.00%) Spring
6 2 (3.33%) .NET
6 2 (3.33%) Java EE
6 2 (3.33%) JPA
6 2 (3.33%) Middleware
7 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.67%) CSS
7 1 (1.67%) DHTML
7 1 (1.67%) HTML
7 1 (1.67%) SOAP
7 1 (1.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (58.33%) Clustering
2 14 (23.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.33%) Grid Computing
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (85.00%) Linux
2 46 (76.67%) Unix
3 37 (61.67%) AIX
4 36 (60.00%) Solaris
5 35 (58.33%) HPUX
6 34 (56.67%) SUSE
7 14 (23.33%) Windows
8 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.67%) Tru64
10 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (60.00%) High Availability
2 33 (55.00%) Load Balancing
3 24 (40.00%) ITIL
4 10 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 8 (13.33%) Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.33%) RAD
9 4 (6.67%) CRM
9 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.67%) Requirements Management
9 4 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
10 3 (5.00%) Telesales
10 3 (5.00%) UML
10 3 (5.00%) Use Case
11 2 (3.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.00%) Java
2 14 (23.33%) Shell Script
3 12 (20.00%) SQL
4 10 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 10 (16.67%) C-shell
4 10 (16.67%) Korn
4 10 (16.67%) Perl
5 9 (15.00%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.67%) C
7 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (51.67%) Security Cleared
2 26 (43.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.67%) MCSA
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.67%) OCP
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
1 1 (1.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (43.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 17 (28.33%) Hyper-V
2 17 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (26.67%) KVM
4 10 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (15.00%) Samba
6 7 (11.67%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) OpenView
2 3 (5.00%) Data Guard
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) Oracle
2 40 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 37 (61.67%) Sun
4 34 (56.67%) Cisco
5 33 (55.00%) F5
6 26 (43.33%) Veritas
7 17 (28.33%) VMware
8 16 (26.67%) PlateSpin
9 14 (23.33%) HP
10 7 (11.67%) Cognos
10 7 (11.67%) Opsware
11 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
12 2 (3.33%) Borland
13 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
13 1 (1.67%) CommVault
13 1 (1.67%) IBM
13 1 (1.67%) Informatica
13 1 (1.67%) Talend
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