Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 869 804 807
Rank change year-on-year -65 +3 -19
Contract jobs citing Oracle Application Server 11 33 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.036% 0.069%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.066% 0.21% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 42
UK median daily rate £396 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.98% -0.06% +15.19%
10th Percentile £316 £313 £273
90th Percentile £471 £438 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +1.07% +8.11% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 16,619 15,570 18,236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.44% 17.07% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,999 10,032 11,721
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £390
% change year-on-year +5.84% -0.06% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 319 461
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -7.14% +12.30%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00% +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 24 April 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 8 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 24 April 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 11 £396 -0.98% 6
UK excluding London -32 10 £404 +1.07% 4
South East - 6 £379 -
North of England -13 3 £431 +23.21%
Yorkshire - 3 £431 -
West Midlands -10 1 - - 2
Midlands -17 1 - - 2
London -55 1 £329 -24.91% 2

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Oracle Application Server.

1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) SQLPlus
5 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
5 4 (36.36%) Apache
5 4 (36.36%) XML
5 4 (36.36%) XSL
5 4 (36.36%) XSLT
5 4 (36.36%) Unix
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) Northgate
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Samba
6 2 (18.18%) Dell
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) AIX
6 2 (18.18%) HPUX
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript

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 4 (36.36%) Apache
1 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) iPlanet
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) FCoE
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
2 1 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 5 (45.45%) SQLPlus
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) DBA
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Database Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) XSL
2 4 (36.36%) XSLT
3 2 (18.18%) Apache FOP
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) HPUX
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) CentOS
4 1 (9.09%) Debian
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) SUSE
4 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) ERD
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Korn
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) C-shell
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (9.09%) RHCE
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Samba
2 1 (9.09%) Ceph
2 1 (9.09%) DRBD
2 1 (9.09%) GlusterFS
2 1 (9.09%) iptables
2 1 (9.09%) KVM
2 1 (9.09%) NFS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (9.09%) oVirt
2 1 (9.09%) RHEV
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) Northgate
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) VMware