The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Service Bus skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Service Bus over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 187 220 230
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +10
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 16 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.070% 0.013%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.64% 0.42% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
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£375 £525 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +23.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Oracle Service Bus
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
976 1186 1345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.53% 16.56% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 812 939
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 47
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.95 £59.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

Oracle Service Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Service Bus across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Oracle Service Bus Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Oracle Service Bus
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus across the City of London region.

Oracle Service Bus Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Oracle Service Bus
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Service Bus across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Oracle Service Bus Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Oracle Service Bus
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Service Bus across the City of London region.

Oracle Service Bus Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Oracle Service Bus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Service Bus.

1 29 (100.00%) Oracle
2 23 (79.31%) SOA
3 22 (75.86%) WebLogic
4 20 (68.97%) Finance
5 19 (65.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 19 (65.52%) Middleware
5 19 (65.52%) Oracle Database
6 18 (62.07%) Oracle Fusion
7 17 (58.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (58.62%) Oracle ODI
7 17 (58.62%) Oracle BPM
8 16 (55.17%) Java
9 15 (51.72%) J2EE
10 14 (48.28%) WebLogic Portal
10 14 (48.28%) JMS
11 13 (44.83%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 13 (44.83%) WebCenter
11 13 (44.83%) Oracle Identity Management
11 13 (44.83%) Oracle BI EE
12 12 (41.38%) Revenue Management
12 12 (41.38%) Oracle RAC
12 12 (41.38%) Billing
12 12 (41.38%) Content Management
12 12 (41.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 12 (41.38%) Data Quality
12 12 (41.38%) Documaker
12 12 (41.38%) Bash Shell
12 12 (41.38%) Jython
12 12 (41.38%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (41.38%) Python

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Oracle Service Bus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Service Bus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (75.86%) WebLogic
2 14 (48.28%) WebLogic Portal
3 11 (37.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (31.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (24.14%) Apache
6 3 (10.34%) AquaLogic
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (6.90%) Liferay
7 2 (6.90%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (41.38%) Documaker
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle FAH
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) HTTPS
2 9 (31.03%) SSL
2 9 (31.03%) HTTP
3 2 (6.90%) LDAP
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) Oracle Database
2 17 (58.62%) Oracle Database 11g
2 17 (58.62%) Oracle ODI
3 13 (44.83%) Oracle BI EE
4 12 (41.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
6 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) JIRA
2 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.34%) JUnit
2 3 (10.34%) Maven
General
1 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Billing
3 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Back Office
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Consultant
1 6 (20.69%) Applications Support
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Middleware Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Applications Support Specialist
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Leader
3 3 (10.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Support Specialist
3 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (10.34%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Technical Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Siebel Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) Middleware
2 18 (62.07%) Oracle Fusion
3 15 (51.72%) J2EE
4 14 (48.28%) JMS
5 13 (44.83%) WebCenter
6 11 (37.93%) JDBC
7 6 (20.69%) Web Services
8 5 (17.24%) Spring
9 3 (10.34%) Java EE
9 3 (10.34%) jQuery
9 3 (10.34%) JPA
9 3 (10.34%) Apache CXF
9 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
9 3 (10.34%) XML
9 3 (10.34%) JSP
9 3 (10.34%) SOAP
9 3 (10.34%) CSS
9 3 (10.34%) HTML
9 3 (10.34%) JAX-RS
10 2 (6.90%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Fixed Income
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) UNIX
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) SOA
2 12 (41.38%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (41.38%) Content Management
2 12 (41.38%) Revenue Management
3 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
3 5 (17.24%) BPEL
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.34%) Time Management
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (6.90%) High Availability
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) CRM
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) MVC
6 1 (3.45%) Validation
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Java
2 13 (44.83%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 12 (41.38%) Bash Shell
3 12 (41.38%) Python
3 12 (41.38%) Jython
4 10 (34.48%) SQL
5 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
6 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.34%) Korn
6 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 3 (10.34%) Bourne shell
7 1 (3.45%) XPath
7 1 (3.45%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) Data Quality
2 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 19 (65.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 13 (44.83%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) Remedy
3 8 (27.59%) Siebel
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) F5