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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Service Bus over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 532 474 479
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 57 86 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.62% 1.01% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 52 31
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£413 £369 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% -18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £210 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £375 £416
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -9.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Oracle Service Bus
UK

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
9244 8516 8147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.29% 18.00% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6073 5301 4679
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 366 424
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% -9.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.21 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 15 £550 +60.00% 4
South East -39 12 £500 +33.33% 2
South West -34 9 £405 +16.54% 1
Yorkshire -13 8 £375 -11.76%
East Midlands +9 4 £540 +70.07%
West Midlands -2 4 £358 +12.59%
North West - 4 - - 1
East of England - - - -
Oracle Service Bus
UK

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 126 (99.21%) Oracle
2 85 (66.93%) SOA
3 84 (66.14%) Middleware
4 67 (52.76%) WebLogic
5 65 (51.18%) Oracle Fusion
6 60 (47.24%) Oracle Database
7 54 (42.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 51 (40.16%) Finance
9 48 (37.80%) Java
10 43 (33.86%) Oracle ODI
11 42 (33.07%) Oracle BPM
12 40 (31.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 39 (30.71%) Web Services
14 36 (28.35%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (26.77%) WebLogic Portal
15 34 (26.77%) WebCenter
16 32 (25.20%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 29 (22.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 28 (22.05%) JMS
18 28 (22.05%) Python
18 28 (22.05%) Billing
19 27 (21.26%) BPEL
19 27 (21.26%) JDBC
20 26 (20.47%) UNIX
20 26 (20.47%) Revenue Management
20 26 (20.47%) Oracle BI EE
20 26 (20.47%) Oracle Identity Management
21 25 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
21 25 (19.69%) SQL
21 25 (19.69%) SSL

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 67 (52.76%) WebLogic
2 40 (31.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 34 (26.77%) WebLogic Portal
4 21 (16.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 10 (7.87%) Apache
6 6 (4.72%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.72%) AquaLogic
7 3 (2.36%) Liferay
7 3 (2.36%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 3 (2.36%) JBoss
8 2 (1.57%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.57%) Oracle BPEL
8 2 (1.57%) Node.js
9 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.79%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) MS Excel
1 9 (7.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 42 (33.07%) Oracle BPM
2 24 (18.90%) Documaker
3 18 (14.17%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (10.24%) Oracle FAH
5 5 (3.94%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (2.36%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.79%) HFM
7 1 (0.79%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.79%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.69%) SSL
2 23 (18.11%) HTTP
3 22 (17.32%) HTTPS
4 4 (3.15%) LDAP
5 3 (2.36%) Firewall
6 2 (1.57%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.79%) SSH
7 1 (0.79%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.79%) VLAN
7 1 (0.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (47.24%) Oracle Database
2 54 (42.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 43 (33.86%) Oracle ODI
4 26 (20.47%) Oracle BI EE
5 22 (17.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.79%) Essbase
7 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.79%) DataStage
7 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.79%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 22 (17.32%) JIRA
2 14 (11.02%) Hudson
3 10 (7.87%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (3.94%) JUnit
5 4 (3.15%) JDeveloper
5 4 (3.15%) Ant
5 4 (3.15%) Maven
6 3 (2.36%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.57%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.57%) Subversion
7 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.79%) LoadRunner
General
1 51 (40.16%) Finance
2 28 (22.05%) Billing
3 10 (7.87%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.94%) Banking
4 5 (3.94%) Retail
4 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.57%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (19.69%) Developer
2 22 (17.32%) Architect
3 19 (14.96%) Consultant
4 17 (13.39%) Oracle Developer
5 15 (11.81%) Oracle Consultant
6 10 (7.87%) Technical Architect
7 9 (7.09%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (7.09%) Configuration Manager
7 9 (7.09%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (6.30%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.30%) SOA Developer
8 8 (6.30%) Software Manager
8 8 (6.30%) Software Configuration Manager
9 6 (4.72%) Applications Support
9 6 (4.72%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 6 (4.72%) Oracle Architect
9 6 (4.72%) Senior Oracle Consultant
10 5 (3.94%) Middleware Consultant
10 5 (3.94%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.15%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (66.14%) Middleware
2 65 (51.18%) Oracle Fusion
3 39 (30.71%) Web Services
4 34 (26.77%) WebCenter
5 28 (22.05%) JMS
6 27 (21.26%) JDBC
7 24 (18.90%) J2EE
8 19 (14.96%) XML
9 10 (7.87%) Spring
10 9 (7.09%) Java EE
10 9 (7.09%) WSDL
11 8 (6.30%) .NET
11 8 (6.30%) XSLT
11 8 (6.30%) SOAP
12 6 (4.72%) JSP
12 6 (4.72%) REST
13 5 (3.94%) Hibernate
13 5 (3.94%) XSD
14 4 (3.15%) HTML
14 4 (3.15%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.09%) Hedge funds
3 4 (3.15%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.57%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.79%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.79%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.79%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.79%) DataPower
5 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.47%) UNIX
2 13 (10.24%) Linux
3 5 (3.94%) Solaris
4 3 (2.36%) AIX
5 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (66.93%) SOA
2 36 (28.35%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (21.26%) BPEL
4 26 (20.47%) Revenue Management
5 24 (18.90%) Content Management
6 15 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (11.02%) ITIL
7 14 (11.02%) Configuration Management
8 10 (7.87%) Project Management
9 8 (6.30%) PRINCE2
9 8 (6.30%) Change Management
9 8 (6.30%) Automation Testing
10 7 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.72%) UML
11 6 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (3.94%) Scrum
12 5 (3.94%) Integration Testing
12 5 (3.94%) CRM
12 5 (3.94%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (37.80%) Java
2 32 (25.20%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 28 (22.05%) Python
4 25 (19.69%) SQL
5 24 (18.90%) Bash Shell
5 24 (18.90%) Jython
6 12 (9.45%) PL/SQL
7 8 (6.30%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.72%) XQuery
9 3 (2.36%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.57%) VB
10 2 (1.57%) VB6
11 1 (0.79%) XPath
11 1 (0.79%) Korn
11 1 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (5.51%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.57%) PMP
3 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.57%) APMP
4 1 (0.79%) Degree
4 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.90%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.36%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (18.11%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 29 (22.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 26 (20.47%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.79%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 126 (99.21%) Oracle
2 20 (15.75%) Remedy
3 17 (13.39%) Siebel
4 13 (10.24%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.09%) Perforce
6 5 (3.94%) AppDynamics
6 5 (3.94%) BEA
7 4 (3.15%) ATG
7 4 (3.15%) Informatica
7 4 (3.15%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.36%) F5
8 3 (2.36%) IBM
9 2 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.57%) SAP
10 1 (0.79%) Talend
10 1 (0.79%) FatWire
10 1 (0.79%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.79%) VMware
10 1 (0.79%) KANA
10 1 (0.79%) CollabNet
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