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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 183 196 192
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 9 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.100% 0.035%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.03% 0.58% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
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£375 £700 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +51.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
875 1036 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.27% 17.25% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 723 705
Average daily rate £413 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 41
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £41.53 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

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 26 January 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 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (89.47%) SOA
2 17 (89.47%) Finance
3 16 (84.21%) WebLogic
3 16 (84.21%) Oracle ODI
4 15 (78.95%) Middleware
5 13 (68.42%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (57.89%) Billing
6 11 (57.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 10 (52.63%) JMS
7 10 (52.63%) Documaker
7 10 (52.63%) WebCenter
7 10 (52.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (47.37%) Data Quality
8 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (47.37%) Bash Shell
8 9 (47.37%) Oracle BI EE
8 9 (47.37%) Revenue Management
8 9 (47.37%) JIRA
8 9 (47.37%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (47.37%) JDBC
8 9 (47.37%) SSL
8 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (47.37%) HTTPS
8 9 (47.37%) Remedy
8 9 (47.37%) WebLogic Portal
9 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database
10 7 (36.84%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (36.84%) Web Services
10 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database 11g

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (84.21%) WebLogic
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (47.37%) WebLogic Portal
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Documaker
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) HTTPS
1 9 (47.37%) SSL
2 6 (31.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) Oracle ODI
2 9 (47.37%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database
4 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (89.47%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Team Leader
2 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
2 3 (15.79%) Tester
2 3 (15.79%) Integration Tester
2 3 (15.79%) Middleware Team Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Middleware Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Support Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Siebel Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Siebel Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) Middleware
2 13 (68.42%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (52.63%) WebCenter
3 10 (52.63%) JMS
4 9 (47.37%) JDBC
5 7 (36.84%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) SOAP
7 2 (10.53%) J2EE
8 1 (5.26%) REST
8 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) SOA
2 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (47.37%) Revenue Management
3 6 (31.58%) Content Management
4 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) Build Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
5 2 (10.53%) People Management
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Bash Shell
2 6 (31.58%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Python
2 6 (31.58%) Jython
3 4 (21.05%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (47.37%) Remedy
3 4 (21.05%) Siebel
4 2 (10.53%) AppDynamics