The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Service Bus skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 90 97 89
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.065% 0.061% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.37% 0.42% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£450 £318 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.73% -3.42%
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 East Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
267 238 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.41% 14.42% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 146 113
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +48.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.13 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

Oracle Service Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Oracle Service Bus Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Oracle Service Bus
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Oracle Service Bus Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) JDeveloper
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) BPEL
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) JSF
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) XPath
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) JAX-WS
3 1 (33.33%) DataPower
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQLPlus
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) JAXP

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) SQLPlus
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) JDeveloper
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SOA Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) JSF
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) JAX-WS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JAXP
3 1 (33.33%) JAXB
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) BPEL
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) XPath
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix