The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Service Bus skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 11 July 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 East of England 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 133 125 142
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.043% 0.069%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.85% 0.23% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£393 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
470 426 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.39% 18.14% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 179 228
Average daily rate £364 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 55 44
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £38.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
Oracle Service Bus
England

Oracle Service Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Oracle Service Bus Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Oracle Service Bus
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Oracle Service Bus Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (68.75%) UNIX
3 9 (56.25%) .NET
3 9 (56.25%) Project Management
4 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (50.00%) Java
5 7 (43.75%) WebLogic
5 7 (43.75%) Solaris
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (43.75%) IBM
5 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
5 7 (43.75%) Tivoli
5 7 (43.75%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
6 6 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (31.25%) Linux
8 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (25.00%) Change Management
8 4 (25.00%) Finance
9 3 (18.75%) VB6
9 3 (18.75%) VB
10 2 (12.50%) Middleware
10 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
10 2 (12.50%) APMP
10 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
11 1 (6.25%) Puppet
11 1 (6.25%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (43.75%) WebLogic
2 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Project Manager
2 7 (43.75%) Technical Architect
2 7 (43.75%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) UNIX
2 7 (43.75%) Solaris
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) VB
2 3 (18.75%) VB6
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) APMP
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (43.75%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) IBM
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft