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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 191 219 216
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 11 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.069% 0.040%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.14% 0.39% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £308 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -27.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £322 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
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
968 1273 1238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.30% 17.46% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 886 895
Average daily rate £398 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £33.20 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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 21 October 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 25 (100.00%) Oracle
2 22 (88.00%) SOA
3 21 (84.00%) Middleware
4 20 (80.00%) Finance
4 20 (80.00%) WebLogic
5 19 (76.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 18 (72.00%) Oracle ODI
7 16 (64.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 16 (64.00%) WebLogic Portal
8 15 (60.00%) Oracle BPM
9 14 (56.00%) WebCenter
9 14 (56.00%) Billing
10 13 (52.00%) JMS
10 13 (52.00%) Documaker
10 13 (52.00%) Oracle BI EE
10 13 (52.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (52.00%) Oracle Database
10 13 (52.00%) Oracle Identity Management
11 12 (48.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 12 (48.00%) Data Quality
11 12 (48.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 12 (48.00%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (48.00%) Bash Shell
11 12 (48.00%) Revenue Management
11 12 (48.00%) Content Management
11 12 (48.00%) Jython
11 12 (48.00%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (48.00%) Python
12 11 (44.00%) HTTPS
12 11 (44.00%) JDBC

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 20 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 16 (64.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 11 (44.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (36.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (12.00%) Apache
6 2 (8.00%) AquaLogic
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (4.00%) Liferay
7 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (52.00%) Documaker
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle FAH
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) HTTPS
2 9 (36.00%) SSL
2 9 (36.00%) HTTP
3 1 (4.00%) LDAP
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle ODI
2 13 (52.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (52.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 13 (52.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 12 (48.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) JUnit
2 2 (8.00%) Maven
General
1 20 (80.00%) Finance
2 14 (56.00%) Billing
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Consultant
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Middleware Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Applications Support Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Support Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Designer
5 1 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Siebel Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) Middleware
2 19 (76.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 14 (56.00%) WebCenter
4 13 (52.00%) JMS
5 11 (44.00%) JDBC
6 8 (32.00%) J2EE
7 5 (20.00%) Web Services
8 3 (12.00%) SOAP
8 3 (12.00%) Spring
9 2 (8.00%) Java EE
9 2 (8.00%) jQuery
9 2 (8.00%) JPA
9 2 (8.00%) Apache CXF
9 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
9 2 (8.00%) HTML
9 2 (8.00%) CSS
9 2 (8.00%) JSP
9 2 (8.00%) JAX-RS
10 1 (4.00%) Kafka
10 1 (4.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) SOA
2 12 (48.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (48.00%) Content Management
2 12 (48.00%) Revenue Management
3 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) People Management
4 2 (8.00%) BPEL
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) MVC
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Python
1 12 (48.00%) Jython
1 12 (48.00%) Bash Shell
1 12 (48.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 9 (36.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) Korn
5 2 (8.00%) Bourne shell
5 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 16 (64.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 13 (52.00%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) Siebel
2 9 (36.00%) Remedy
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) F5