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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 184 193 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 7 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.085% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.77% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £435 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Oracle Service Bus
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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
906 995 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.65% 16.88% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 681 677
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 40
Average hourly rate £20.45 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.62 £95.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -0.96%

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
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 2 March 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (92.86%) WebLogic
3 12 (85.71%) SOA
3 12 (85.71%) Finance
4 11 (78.57%) Oracle ODI
5 10 (71.43%) Middleware
5 10 (71.43%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (57.14%) Billing
7 7 (50.00%) Documaker
7 7 (50.00%) WebCenter
7 7 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (50.00%) JMS
8 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (42.86%) HTTPS
8 6 (42.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (42.86%) SSL
8 6 (42.86%) JDBC
8 6 (42.86%) Remedy
8 6 (42.86%) WebLogic Portal
8 6 (42.86%) Data Quality
8 6 (42.86%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (42.86%) Revenue Management
8 6 (42.86%) JIRA
8 6 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
9 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
9 5 (35.71%) Web Services
10 4 (28.57%) SQL
10 4 (28.57%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 13 (92.86%) WebLogic
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (42.86%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Documaker
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) HTTPS
1 6 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (21.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle ODI
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Integration Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Middleware Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Software Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Middleware
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (50.00%) WebCenter
2 7 (50.00%) JMS
3 6 (42.86%) JDBC
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) SOA
2 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (42.86%) Revenue Management
3 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Content Management
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 2 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) Jython
3 3 (21.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) Siebel