The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 June 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 117 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Application Server 4 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.77% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.12% 4.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £285 £338
% change year-on-year +20.70% -15.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year - -23.40%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 357 502 428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 17.79% 16.83% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 320 242
Median daily rate £375 £397 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.54% +13.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 28
Median hourly rate £14.22 £12.00 £18.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.45% -33.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.85 £13.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £24.00 £37.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

Oracle Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Oracle Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Application Server in the West Midlands

Oracle Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Application Server in the West Midlands

Oracle Application Server
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Solihull -9 2 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £388 -
Oracle Application Server
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Oracle Application Server.

1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) WebLogic
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (66.67%) PL/SQL
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (55.56%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 5 (55.56%) Java
5 5 (55.56%) IIS
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (55.56%) HTTP
5 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
5 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (55.56%) JBoss
5 5 (55.56%) Apache
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (55.56%) SAML
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (33.33%) Shell Script

Oracle Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (77.78%) WebLogic
2 5 (55.56%) Apache
2 5 (55.56%) IIS
2 5 (55.56%) JBoss
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle 10gAS
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) HTTP
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (11.11%) OLAP
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Support Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Support Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Support Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) SAML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) DHTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) MDX
3 1 (11.11%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) HPUX
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (55.56%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Database Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (11.11%) Presales
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) OCP
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Identity Management
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Data Guard
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) CommVault
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) VMware