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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 601 612
Rank change year-on-year +11 +11  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Application Server 13 44 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.079% 0.052%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.16% 0.45% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 17
Median daily rate £400 £370 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +21.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £292 £308
% change year-on-year +37.22% -5.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.00

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 8045 9711 9895
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.06% 17.38% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5213 6307 5936
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £571 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 213 382
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.30 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £40.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% -17.50%  

Oracle Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 28 April 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 10 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 3 months to 28 April 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
England +13 11 £406 +22.18% 2
London +26 7 £438 -20.45%
West Midlands +14 3 £400 -0.12% 2
Warwick - 3 £400 -
Warwickshire - 3 £400 -
Scotland +37 1 £400 +100.50%
Glasgow +5 1 £400 -
Nottinghamshire +5 1 £413 -
East Midlands -17 1 £413 +11.48%
Worksop - 1 £413 -

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 31 (100.00%) Oracle
2 22 (70.97%) Linux
3 20 (64.52%) WebLogic
4 18 (58.06%) Unix
4 18 (58.06%) Oracle Database
5 17 (54.84%) Java
5 17 (54.84%) SQL
6 13 (41.94%) JBoss
7 12 (38.71%) Apache
7 12 (38.71%) Windows
7 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
8 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (32.26%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (32.26%) PL/SQL
9 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
10 9 (29.03%) High Availability
10 9 (29.03%) J2EE
10 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
10 9 (29.03%) HTTP
10 9 (29.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
11 8 (25.81%) SAML
11 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (25.81%) IIS
11 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (25.81%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (25.81%) Oracle Identity Management
11 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (25.81%) Oracle Identity Manager

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 20 (64.52%) WebLogic
2 13 (41.94%) JBoss
3 12 (38.71%) Apache
4 9 (29.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 8 (25.81%) IIS
6 4 (12.90%) iPlanet
6 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (3.23%) Confluence
8 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle iStore
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) IaaS
1 3 (9.68%) PaaS
1 3 (9.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
2 9 (29.03%) HTTP
3 5 (16.13%) Firewall
4 2 (6.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.23%) DNS
5 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) Oracle Database
2 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
4 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
5 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
7 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (6.45%) DB2
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
9 1 (3.23%) Data Lake
9 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.23%) Ingres
9 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
9 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (16.13%) JIRA
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) Mercurial
2 4 (12.90%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (6.45%) JDeveloper
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
2 1 (3.23%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Music Industry
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) DBA
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (22.58%) Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle Support Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Support Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Support Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Applications Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Java Applications Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Financials Developer
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) J2EE
2 8 (25.81%) SAML
3 6 (19.35%) XML
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (16.13%) Web Services
5 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
5 4 (12.90%) JSON
5 4 (12.90%) Play Framework
5 4 (12.90%) RESTful
6 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
6 3 (9.68%) JPA
6 3 (9.68%) Middleware
6 3 (9.68%) Spring
7 2 (6.45%) OC4J
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Clustering
3 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Linux
2 18 (58.06%) Unix
3 12 (38.71%) Windows
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
5 7 (22.58%) AIX
6 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.45%) HPUX
7 2 (6.45%) Solaris
7 2 (6.45%) SUSE
8 1 (3.23%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (29.03%) High Availability
3 8 (25.81%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (25.81%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (22.58%) ITIL
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.13%) DevOps
5 5 (16.13%) RAD
6 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
6 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (12.90%) Service Management
7 3 (9.68%) Change Management
7 3 (9.68%) Data Management
7 3 (9.68%) Migration
7 3 (9.68%) Open Source
8 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.45%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Java
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 10 (32.26%) PL/SQL
3 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle Clusterware
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (12.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.45%) KVM
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle Identity Management
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (22.58%) Data Guard
3 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (25.81%) Red Hat
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.90%) F5
4 4 (12.90%) Sun
4 4 (12.90%) Veritas
5 2 (6.45%) PlateSpin
5 2 (6.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) Atlassian