Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 846 756 837
Rank change year-on-year -90 +81 -17
Contract jobs citing Oracle Application Server 32 100 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.10% 0.040%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.19% 0.58% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 78 29
UK median daily rate £330 £369 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.51% -10.06% -4.93%
10th Percentile £308 £309 £304
90th Percentile £500 £556 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £369 £410
% change year-on-year -10.51% -10.06% +2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
UK median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16,435 17,217 18,880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.50% 18.06% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,972 11,095 11,991
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £231
90th Percentile £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 399 545
UK median hourly rate £19.42 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.21% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.40 £46.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.53% - +14.29%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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 -63 32 £330 -5.71% 6
UK excluding London -56 31 £330 -10.51% 5
North East +19 12 £330 -
North of England -27 12 £330 -5.71%
Midlands 0 10 £323 -16.77% 3
East Midlands - 9 £323 -
South East - 6 £525 -
South West +6 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 £500 - 1
West Midlands -1 1 - - 3
London -36 1 £500 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 32 (100.00%) Oracle
2 29 (90.63%) Tomcat
3 28 (87.50%) WebLogic
4 25 (78.13%) JBoss
4 25 (78.13%) Firewall
5 24 (75.00%) Linux
5 24 (75.00%) Unix
6 23 (71.88%) Red Hat
7 22 (68.75%) AIX
7 22 (68.75%) HPUX
7 22 (68.75%) J2EE
8 21 (65.63%) Solaris
8 21 (65.63%) Apache
8 21 (65.63%) Sun
8 21 (65.63%) iPlanet
8 21 (65.63%) TCP/IP
8 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
9 19 (59.38%) Load Balancing
9 19 (59.38%) Clustering
9 19 (59.38%) Cisco
9 19 (59.38%) SUSE
9 19 (59.38%) F5
9 19 (59.38%) High Availability
10 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
11 13 (40.63%) ITIL
12 10 (31.25%) Java
12 10 (31.25%) HP
12 10 (31.25%) SAN
13 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
13 9 (28.13%) 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 29 (90.63%) Tomcat
2 28 (87.50%) WebLogic
3 25 (78.13%) JBoss
4 21 (65.63%) Apache
4 21 (65.63%) iPlanet
5 4 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (12.50%) Liferay
5 4 (12.50%) MQSeries
5 4 (12.50%) OpenStack
5 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 4 (12.50%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (6.25%) Apache Pig
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 25 (78.13%) Firewall
2 21 (65.63%) TCP/IP
3 10 (31.25%) SAN
4 7 (21.88%) DNS
4 7 (21.88%) FCoE
4 7 (21.88%) iSCSI
4 7 (21.88%) WAN
5 4 (12.50%) NAS
6 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.50%) JasperReports
2 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (6.25%) Apache Hive
4 2 (6.25%) Big Data
4 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.25%) Neo4j
4 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.25%) Gradle
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
2 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 4 (12.50%) French Language
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
2 12 (37.50%) Solaris Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) AIX Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Implementation Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Implementation Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Solaris Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) UI Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Unix Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) UX Developer
5 2 (6.25%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) J2EE
2 8 (25.00%) Java EE
3 4 (12.50%) LDAP
3 4 (12.50%) Spring
3 4 (12.50%) Web Services
3 4 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (6.25%) Ajax
4 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.25%) Apache Camel
4 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.25%) jQuery
4 2 (6.25%) JSON
4 2 (6.25%) OSGi
4 2 (6.25%) Play Framework
4 2 (6.25%) REST
4 2 (6.25%) RESTful
4 2 (6.25%) SOAP
4 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (59.38%) Clustering
2 6 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) DataPower
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Linux
1 24 (75.00%) Unix
2 22 (68.75%) AIX
2 22 (68.75%) HPUX
3 21 (65.63%) Solaris
4 19 (59.38%) SUSE
5 8 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) High Availability
1 19 (59.38%) Load Balancing
2 13 (40.63%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (9.38%) Microservices
5 3 (9.38%) Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (9.38%) Requirements Management
5 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.25%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps
6 2 (6.25%) DoDAF
6 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
2 9 (28.13%) Korn
2 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
3 8 (25.00%) C-shell
3 8 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) C
5 2 (6.25%) Groovy
5 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Security Cleared
2 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (21.88%) Samba
3 7 (21.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (18.75%) KVM
5 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) OpenView
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Oracle
2 23 (71.88%) Red Hat
3 21 (65.63%) Sun
4 19 (59.38%) Cisco
4 19 (59.38%) F5
5 10 (31.25%) HP
6 9 (28.13%) VMware
7 8 (25.00%) PlateSpin
8 7 (21.88%) Veritas
9 4 (12.50%) Borland
9 4 (12.50%) Cognos
9 4 (12.50%) IBM
9 4 (12.50%) Opsware
9 4 (12.50%) Talend