Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 820 767 848
Rank change year-on-year -53 +81 -17
Contract jobs citing Oracle Application Server 60 112 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.11% 0.040%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.35% 0.59% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 86 30
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.31% -2.76%
10th Percentile £307 £303 £304
90th Percentile £448 £553 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £410
% change year-on-year - -14.63% +12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 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 17109 18899 19788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.58% 18.36% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11355 12178 12492
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £252 £230
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 446 597
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.20 £12.09 £10.96
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.62 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.98% +11.43% +5.71%

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 15 December 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 12 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 15 December 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
UK excluding London -23 59 £350 -
England -39 59 £350 - 1
North East +40 27 £330 -
North of England -13 27 £330 -5.71%
Midlands +21 14 £320 -8.57%
East Midlands - 12 £320 -
South West +3 9 £405 +5.54%
South East -7 7 £525 +75.00%
East of England - 2 £500 -
West Midlands +2 1 - -
Scotland -21 1 - -
London - 1 £500 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 55 (91.67%) Tomcat
3 53 (88.33%) WebLogic
4 51 (85.00%) JBoss
5 50 (83.33%) Linux
6 49 (81.67%) Unix
7 47 (78.33%) J2EE
7 47 (78.33%) Firewall
8 46 (76.67%) Apache
8 46 (76.67%) Sun
8 46 (76.67%) Red Hat
8 46 (76.67%) iPlanet
9 45 (75.00%) AIX
9 45 (75.00%) Solaris
10 44 (73.33%) HPUX
11 42 (70.00%) TCP/IP
11 42 (70.00%) Clustering
11 42 (70.00%) High Availability
12 41 (68.33%) SUSE
13 40 (66.67%) Load Balancing
13 40 (66.67%) Cisco
13 40 (66.67%) F5
13 40 (66.67%) Security Cleared
14 30 (50.00%) SC Cleared
15 28 (46.67%) ITIL
16 22 (36.67%) VMware
16 22 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (36.67%) Hyper-V
17 21 (35.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 21 (35.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay

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 55 (91.67%) Tomcat
2 53 (88.33%) WebLogic
3 51 (85.00%) JBoss
4 46 (76.67%) Apache
4 46 (76.67%) iPlanet
5 10 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (16.67%) MQSeries
5 10 (16.67%) OpenStack
5 10 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 10 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (8.33%) Liferay
7 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
7 4 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (3.33%) Apache Pig
8 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 21 (35.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 47 (78.33%) Firewall
2 42 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 16 (26.67%) SAN
4 15 (25.00%) DNS
5 11 (18.33%) FCoE
5 11 (18.33%) iSCSI
5 11 (18.33%) WAN
6 10 (16.67%) LDAP
6 10 (16.67%) NAS
7 2 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (8.33%) JasperReports
3 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.33%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.33%) Big Data
5 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.33%) Neo4j
5 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.67%) OLAP
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (5.00%) JIRA
2 3 (5.00%) Mercurial
2 3 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.33%) Gradle
3 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.33%) Subversion
4 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.33%) French Language
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Unix Engineer
2 22 (36.67%) Solaris Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) AIX Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Implementation Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) HPUX Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) UI Developer
6 3 (5.00%) UI/UX Developer
6 3 (5.00%) UX Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) DBA
7 2 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (78.33%) J2EE
2 9 (15.00%) Java EE
3 5 (8.33%) Web Services
3 5 (8.33%) XML
4 4 (6.67%) Spring
5 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.00%) JSON
5 3 (5.00%) Play Framework
5 3 (5.00%) RESTful
6 2 (3.33%) Ajax
6 2 (3.33%) Apache Camel
6 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.33%) jQuery
6 2 (3.33%) OSGi
6 2 (3.33%) REST
6 2 (3.33%) SOAP
6 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.67%) .NET
7 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (70.00%) Clustering
2 19 (31.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.67%) Grid Computing
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) User Experience
5 2 (3.33%) DataPower
5 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (83.33%) Linux
2 49 (81.67%) Unix
3 45 (75.00%) AIX
3 45 (75.00%) Solaris
4 44 (73.33%) HPUX
5 41 (68.33%) SUSE
6 16 (26.67%) Windows
7 6 (10.00%) Windows Server
8 5 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (70.00%) High Availability
2 40 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 28 (46.67%) ITIL
4 15 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 9 (15.00%) Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.00%) Requirements Management
7 6 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.00%) Analytical Thinking
10 3 (5.00%) Microservices
10 3 (5.00%) RAD
10 3 (5.00%) Scrum
11 2 (3.33%) DevOps
11 2 (3.33%) Integration Testing
11 2 (3.33%) Open Source
11 2 (3.33%) Performance Optimisation
11 2 (3.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 17 (28.33%) Bash Shell
2 17 (28.33%) C-shell
2 17 (28.33%) Korn
2 17 (28.33%) Perl
3 12 (20.00%) Java
4 5 (8.33%) SQL
5 3 (5.00%) C
5 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.33%) Groovy
7 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 30 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (36.67%) Hyper-V
1 22 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (35.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 19 (31.67%) KVM
4 15 (25.00%) Samba
5 10 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 3 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) OpenView
2 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) Oracle
2 46 (76.67%) Red Hat
2 46 (76.67%) Sun
3 40 (66.67%) Cisco
3 40 (66.67%) F5
4 22 (36.67%) VMware
5 21 (35.00%) PlateSpin
5 21 (35.00%) Veritas
6 19 (31.67%) HP
7 10 (16.67%) Cognos
7 10 (16.67%) Opsware
8 6 (10.00%) Borland
9 5 (8.33%) Talend
10 4 (6.67%) IBM
11 1 (1.67%) Informatica
11 1 (1.67%) Microsoft