The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 197 - 223
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 13 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% - 0.012%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.18% - 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate £338 - £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1098 1029 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.01% 16.51% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 698 753
Average daily rate £385 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 39
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Oracle Service Bus
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 19 (100.00%) Java
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (78.95%) J2EE
2 15 (78.95%) WebLogic
3 12 (63.16%) Oracle Database
4 10 (52.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (52.63%) XML
4 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 10 (52.63%) SOA
5 9 (47.37%) UNIX
5 9 (47.37%) Apache
5 9 (47.37%) Finance
6 8 (42.11%) Middleware
6 8 (42.11%) Banking
7 7 (36.84%) JMS
7 7 (36.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
7 7 (36.84%) Web Services
8 6 (31.58%) Linux
8 6 (31.58%) Fixed Income
8 6 (31.58%) Investment Banking
9 4 (21.05%) LDAP
9 4 (21.05%) WSDL
9 4 (21.05%) ITIL
9 4 (21.05%) Spring
9 4 (21.05%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (21.05%) High Availability
10 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (15.79%) JAX-RS
10 3 (15.79%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (78.95%) WebLogic
2 9 (47.37%) Apache
3 3 (15.79%) AquaLogic
4 2 (10.53%) Liferay
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (5.26%) Node.js
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle Database
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.79%) Maven
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.79%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (5.26%) Ant
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 6 (31.58%) Investment Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Back Office
5 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Applications Support
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Trainer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) J2EE
2 10 (52.63%) XML
3 8 (42.11%) Middleware
4 7 (36.84%) JMS
4 7 (36.84%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) WSDL
5 4 (21.05%) Spring
6 3 (15.79%) JAX-RS
6 3 (15.79%) Java EE
6 3 (15.79%) jQuery
6 3 (15.79%) JPA
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (15.79%) Apache CXF
6 3 (15.79%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) JSP
6 3 (15.79%) HTML
6 3 (15.79%) FpML
6 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.26%) Kafka
7 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Fixed Income
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Derivative
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) UNIX
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) SOA
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) High Availability
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.79%) Time Management
3 3 (15.79%) BPEL
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.26%) ERD
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Bourne shell
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 3 (15.79%) Korn
5 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (5.26%) XPath
5 1 (5.26%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) BEA
3 2 (10.53%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) webMethods
4 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.26%) IBM