The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Service Bus skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 24 April 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 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 481 473 526
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +53
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 83 43 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.100% 0.074%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.97% 0.57% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 26 21
Average daily rate £425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8595 7531 9010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.29% 17.51% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5329 4346 4983
Average daily rate £375 £352 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -0.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £522 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 389 411
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £19.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Oracle Service Bus
UK

Oracle Service Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Service Bus across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Service Bus within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +32 47 £350 - 6
South West -10 13 £414 +18.21%
South East -1 7 £425 -15.00% 1
Yorkshire -32 2 - -
East Midlands - - - - 4
Oracle Service Bus
UK

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 143 (91.08%) Oracle
2 100 (63.69%) SOA
3 96 (61.15%) Java
4 84 (53.50%) Middleware
5 80 (50.96%) WebLogic
6 63 (40.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 59 (37.58%) Web Services
8 57 (36.31%) Oracle Fusion
8 57 (36.31%) Oracle Database
9 51 (32.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 50 (31.85%) J2EE
11 44 (28.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 44 (28.03%) Finance
12 41 (26.11%) SQL
13 37 (23.57%) XML
14 34 (21.66%) Oracle BPM
15 33 (21.02%) Oracle ODI
15 33 (21.02%) UNIX
16 32 (20.38%) Spring
17 30 (19.11%) BPEL
17 30 (19.11%) Scrum
18 26 (16.56%) Technical Architecture
18 26 (16.56%) Linux
19 25 (15.92%) PL/SQL
19 25 (15.92%) WebLogic Portal
20 23 (14.65%) WSDL
21 21 (13.38%) REST
22 20 (12.74%) Apache
22 20 (12.74%) SOAP
23 18 (11.46%) Liferay

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 80 (50.96%) WebLogic
2 63 (40.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 25 (15.92%) WebLogic Portal
4 20 (12.74%) Apache
5 18 (11.46%) Liferay
6 15 (9.55%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 10 (6.37%) Oracle BPEL
7 10 (6.37%) AquaLogic
8 7 (4.46%) WebSphere
9 6 (3.82%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (2.55%) Node.js
10 4 (2.55%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (1.91%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.64%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.64%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 34 (21.66%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.55%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.91%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.64%) LDAP
2 5 (3.18%) FTP
3 4 (2.55%) SSL
3 4 (2.55%) Internet
3 4 (2.55%) NetScaler
4 3 (1.91%) IMAP
4 3 (1.91%) SMTP
5 2 (1.27%) HTTP
6 1 (0.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (36.31%) Oracle Database
2 51 (32.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 33 (21.02%) Oracle ODI
4 15 (9.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 13 (8.28%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.18%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.55%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.64%) MySQL
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (8.92%) Ant
2 13 (8.28%) Maven
3 11 (7.01%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.01%) Subversion
4 7 (4.46%) JUnit
4 7 (4.46%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (4.46%) JDeveloper
5 5 (3.18%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.18%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.55%) Hudson
7 3 (1.91%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.91%) Gradle
7 3 (1.91%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.91%) Selenium
7 3 (1.91%) FitNesse
7 3 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.91%) EasyMock
8 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (1.27%) LoadRunner
General
1 44 (28.03%) Finance
2 12 (7.64%) Banking
3 7 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.82%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.82%) Retail
5 3 (1.91%) Back Office
6 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.27%) Billing
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (28.03%) Developer
2 42 (26.75%) Architect
3 20 (12.74%) Oracle Developer
4 17 (10.83%) Oracle Architect
5 16 (10.19%) Java Developer
5 16 (10.19%) Technical Architect
6 15 (9.55%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (7.64%) Project Manager
8 11 (7.01%) Applications Support
8 11 (7.01%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 11 (7.01%) SOA Developer
9 10 (6.37%) Designer
9 10 (6.37%) Applications Specialist
10 9 (5.73%) Consultant
10 9 (5.73%) Oracle Technical Architect
10 9 (5.73%) SOA Architect
10 9 (5.73%) Oracle Consultant
11 8 (5.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 8 (5.10%) Oracle SOA Architect
11 8 (5.10%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (53.50%) Middleware
2 59 (37.58%) Web Services
3 57 (36.31%) Oracle Fusion
4 50 (31.85%) J2EE
5 37 (23.57%) XML
6 32 (20.38%) Spring
7 23 (14.65%) WSDL
8 21 (13.38%) REST
9 20 (12.74%) SOAP
10 17 (10.83%) .NET
11 14 (8.92%) jQuery
12 13 (8.28%) JMS
13 12 (7.64%) Hibernate
13 12 (7.64%) WebCenter
14 11 (7.01%) JPA
15 9 (5.73%) XSLT
15 9 (5.73%) XSD
16 8 (5.10%) EJB
16 8 (5.10%) Java EE
17 7 (4.46%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.46%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (3.82%) Fixed Income
3 4 (2.55%) Clustering
3 4 (2.55%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.55%) Open Source
4 3 (1.91%) Derivative
4 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.27%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Exalogic
6 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.64%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.64%) Replication
6 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.02%) UNIX
2 26 (16.56%) Linux
3 11 (7.01%) Solaris
4 8 (5.10%) AIX
5 4 (2.55%) Windows
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.64%) HPUX
7 1 (0.64%) zOS
7 1 (0.64%) Android
7 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (63.69%) SOA
2 30 (19.11%) Scrum
2 30 (19.11%) BPEL
3 26 (16.56%) Technical Architecture
4 17 (10.83%) MVC
5 16 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (9.55%) Configuration Management
6 15 (9.55%) UML
7 14 (8.92%) Change Management
7 14 (8.92%) TOGAF
8 11 (7.01%) ITIL
8 11 (7.01%) Complex Event Processing
9 10 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (6.37%) Project Management
9 10 (6.37%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.73%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (5.10%) Security Architecture
11 8 (5.10%) ERD
11 8 (5.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (61.15%) Java
2 41 (26.11%) SQL
3 25 (15.92%) PL/SQL
4 12 (7.64%) Shell Script
5 11 (7.01%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.82%) Python
7 4 (2.55%) XQuery
7 4 (2.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 3 (1.91%) Bourne shell
8 3 (1.91%) Korn
8 3 (1.91%) Jython
8 3 (1.91%) Perl
8 3 (1.91%) VB
9 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.64%) VB6
9 1 (0.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (7.01%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.82%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (3.18%) OCP
3 5 (3.18%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.55%) Degree
5 2 (1.27%) OCA
5 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.64%) PMP
6 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) QA
System Software
1 17 (10.83%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (2.55%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 44 (28.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (5.10%) Data Guard
3 7 (4.46%) Tivoli
4 5 (3.18%) Puppet
5 2 (1.27%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 143 (91.08%) Oracle
2 15 (9.55%) IBM
3 8 (5.10%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.46%) F5
5 6 (3.82%) BEA
6 5 (3.18%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.55%) CollabNet
7 4 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.91%) HP
9 2 (1.27%) Siebel
9 2 (1.27%) FatWire
10 1 (0.64%) webMethods
10 1 (0.64%) Mercator
10 1 (0.64%) Intel
10 1 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.64%) Informatica
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