The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Service Bus skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Service Bus over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
UK / England
Rank 531 521 534
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 46 68 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.62% 0.86% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 33
Median daily rate £463 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £381 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £444 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £53.38 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £53.38 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
7439 7890 8413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.70% 16.76% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4890 5065 5206
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 214 291
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +8.57%

Oracle Service Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Oracle Service Bus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Oracle Service Bus Jobs Demand Trend in England

Oracle Service Bus
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Oracle Service Bus Daily Rate Trend in England

Oracle Service Bus
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Service Bus across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Oracle Service Bus Daily Rate Histogram in England

Oracle Service Bus
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Service Bus across the England region.

Oracle Service Bus Hourly Rate Trend in England

Oracle Service Bus
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Service Bus within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +32 26 £425 -3.40% 4
East of England -4 10 £463 - 2
Yorkshire +9 4 £425 -10.52%
South East +8 4 £450 -5.26% 2
East Midlands -2 1 - -
South West - 1 £320 -
Oracle Service Bus
UK

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Service Bus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Oracle Service Bus.

1 79 (100.00%) Oracle
2 67 (84.81%) SOA
2 67 (84.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 57 (72.15%) Middleware
4 37 (46.84%) Java
5 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (39.24%) TDD
6 31 (39.24%) WebLogic
6 31 (39.24%) Oracle Database
7 29 (36.71%) Finance
8 27 (34.18%) Maven
8 27 (34.18%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (34.18%) WSO2
9 26 (32.91%) Apache Camel
9 26 (32.91%) Mule
9 26 (32.91%) SAP
9 26 (32.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 26 (32.91%) Marketing
9 26 (32.91%) Oracle Database 11g
9 26 (32.91%) Digital Marketing
9 26 (32.91%) Manufacturing
9 26 (32.91%) Electronics
9 26 (32.91%) Telecoms
9 26 (32.91%) Programme Management
10 24 (30.38%) XSLT
11 22 (27.85%) Web Services
11 22 (27.85%) JSON
11 22 (27.85%) Oracle Database 12c
12 21 (26.58%) SOAP
13 20 (25.32%) XPath

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 67 (84.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 31 (39.24%) WebLogic
3 26 (32.91%) Mule
4 6 (7.59%) Apache
4 6 (7.59%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.27%) Confluence
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 26 (32.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (8.86%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) HTTP
2 3 (3.80%) SSL
3 2 (2.53%) LDAP
3 2 (2.53%) SMTP
4 1 (1.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (39.24%) Oracle Database
2 26 (32.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 22 (27.85%) Oracle Database 12c
4 11 (13.92%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (2.53%) DB2
5 2 (2.53%) MySQL
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (34.18%) Maven
2 5 (6.33%) SoapUI
3 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.53%) JIRA
4 2 (2.53%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (2.53%) Mocha
4 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.27%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.27%) Hudson
5 1 (1.27%) JUnit
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
General
1 29 (36.71%) Finance
2 26 (32.91%) Electronics
2 26 (32.91%) Manufacturing
2 26 (32.91%) Marketing
2 26 (32.91%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.13%) Retail
4 5 (6.33%) Advertising
5 3 (3.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (59.49%) Developer
2 30 (37.97%) SOA Developer
3 20 (25.32%) Middleware Developer
4 19 (24.05%) Java Developer
5 15 (18.99%) Oracle Developer
6 13 (16.46%) Integration Developer
7 11 (13.92%) Java Middleware Developer
8 10 (12.66%) Consultant
8 10 (12.66%) Oracle Consultant
9 9 (11.39%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 7 (8.86%) DBA
10 7 (8.86%) Middleware Consultant
10 7 (8.86%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (8.86%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
11 6 (7.59%) Agile Developer
11 6 (7.59%) Integration Specialist
12 4 (5.06%) Oracle SOA Consultant
12 4 (5.06%) SOA Consultant
13 3 (3.80%) Architect
14 2 (2.53%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (72.15%) Middleware
2 26 (32.91%) Apache Camel
3 24 (30.38%) XSLT
4 22 (27.85%) JSON
4 22 (27.85%) Web Services
5 21 (26.58%) SOAP
6 20 (25.32%) Oracle Fusion
7 19 (24.05%) Swagger
7 19 (24.05%) WireMock
7 19 (24.05%) XML
8 11 (13.92%) RESTful
9 10 (12.66%) JMS
10 9 (11.39%) XSD
11 8 (10.13%) J2EE
12 7 (8.86%) WSDL
13 5 (6.33%) REST
14 4 (5.06%) EntireX
15 3 (3.80%) Java EE
15 3 (3.80%) OAuth
15 3 (3.80%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.92%) Linux
2 9 (11.39%) Unix
3 5 (6.33%) Solaris
4 4 (5.06%) Windows
5 3 (3.80%) AIX
6 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (84.81%) SOA
2 32 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (39.24%) TDD
4 27 (34.18%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (32.91%) Digital Marketing
5 26 (32.91%) Programme Management
6 16 (20.25%) BPEL
7 14 (17.72%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (13.92%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 9 (11.39%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (8.86%) API Integration
10 7 (8.86%) Scrum
11 5 (6.33%) DevOps
11 5 (6.33%) Microservices
12 4 (5.06%) E-business
13 3 (3.80%) Business Analysis
13 3 (3.80%) ERP
13 3 (3.80%) Front End Development
13 3 (3.80%) Functional Testing
13 3 (3.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.84%) Java
2 20 (25.32%) XPath
3 15 (18.99%) SQL
4 9 (11.39%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.80%) Scala
6 2 (2.53%) ES6
6 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.53%) XQuery
7 1 (1.27%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
1 9 (11.39%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) OCP
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) PA-DSS
1 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) CA Single Sign-On
1 4 (5.06%) Data Guard
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 79 (100.00%) Oracle
2 27 (34.18%) WSO2
3 26 (32.91%) SAP
4 5 (6.33%) IBM
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.53%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.53%) Siebel
5 2 (2.53%) Veritas
6 1 (1.27%) JDA
6 1 (1.27%) Remedy
6 1 (1.27%) VMware
6 1 (1.27%) webMethods
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