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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 499 455 467
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +12
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 58 84 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.71% 1.06% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 46 28
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£388 £425 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +0.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £250 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £550 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
8161 7900 7596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.90% 17.72% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5179 4784 4350
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 305 407
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.29 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £35.85 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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 0 22 £450 - 4
Yorkshire -4 9 £375 -9.09% 1
South East -15 9 £500 +33.77% 9
North West +5 6 - - 2
West Midlands +5 5 £358 - 2
South West -23 4 £263 -34.78% 3
East Midlands +18 3 £645 -
East of England - - - -
Oracle Service Bus
UK

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 105 (99.06%) Oracle
2 76 (71.70%) SOA
3 68 (64.15%) Middleware
4 60 (56.60%) WebLogic
5 57 (53.77%) Oracle Fusion
6 49 (46.23%) Oracle Database
7 47 (44.34%) Finance
8 43 (40.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 37 (34.91%) Oracle ODI
9 37 (34.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 36 (33.96%) Java
11 28 (26.42%) JMS
12 26 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (24.53%) WebCenter
13 24 (22.64%) JDBC
14 23 (21.70%) Oracle BPM
14 23 (21.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 22 (20.75%) Billing
15 22 (20.75%) J2EE
15 22 (20.75%) Web Services
16 21 (19.81%) SQL
16 21 (19.81%) SSL
16 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (19.81%) Oracle BI EE
17 20 (18.87%) Revenue Management
18 19 (17.92%) Documaker
18 19 (17.92%) Bash Shell
18 19 (17.92%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (17.92%) BPEL
18 19 (17.92%) WebLogic Portal

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 60 (56.60%) WebLogic
2 37 (34.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 19 (17.92%) WebLogic Portal
4 13 (12.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (5.66%) AquaLogic
6 3 (2.83%) JBoss
6 3 (2.83%) Apache
6 3 (2.83%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle BPEL
7 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.94%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.94%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.94%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.94%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) MS Office
1 3 (2.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (21.70%) Oracle BPM
2 19 (17.92%) Documaker
3 17 (16.04%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (6.60%) Oracle FAH
5 5 (4.72%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.94%) FLEXCUBE
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.81%) SSL
2 18 (16.98%) HTTPS
3 13 (12.26%) HTTP
4 2 (1.89%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.94%) SAN
5 1 (0.94%) Firewall
5 1 (0.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (46.23%) Oracle Database
2 43 (40.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 37 (34.91%) Oracle ODI
4 21 (19.81%) Oracle BI EE
5 14 (13.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.94%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (16.98%) JIRA
2 11 (10.38%) Hudson
3 7 (6.60%) JUnit
3 7 (6.60%) Maven
4 5 (4.72%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.77%) Selenium
5 4 (3.77%) SoapUI
5 4 (3.77%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.83%) Ant
7 2 (1.89%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 47 (44.34%) Finance
2 22 (20.75%) Billing
3 8 (7.55%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.66%) Banking
5 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.77%) Retail
7 3 (2.83%) Advertising
8 2 (1.89%) Marketing
9 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (26.42%) Developer
2 24 (22.64%) Architect
3 17 (16.04%) Oracle Developer
4 13 (12.26%) Consultant
5 10 (9.43%) Technical Architect
6 9 (8.49%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (8.49%) Oracle Consultant
7 8 (7.55%) Oracle Architect
7 8 (7.55%) SOA Developer
8 7 (6.60%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (5.66%) Oracle Team Leader
9 6 (5.66%) SOA Architect
9 6 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.77%) Integration Tester
10 4 (3.77%) Senior Oracle Consultant
10 4 (3.77%) Middleware Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Middleware Team Leader
10 4 (3.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (64.15%) Middleware
2 57 (53.77%) Oracle Fusion
3 28 (26.42%) JMS
4 26 (24.53%) WebCenter
5 24 (22.64%) JDBC
6 22 (20.75%) J2EE
6 22 (20.75%) Web Services
7 15 (14.15%) XML
8 8 (7.55%) Java EE
9 7 (6.60%) SOAP
9 7 (6.60%) Spring
10 6 (5.66%) REST
11 5 (4.72%) XSLT
12 4 (3.77%) Apache CXF
12 4 (3.77%) Hibernate
12 4 (3.77%) WSDL
12 4 (3.77%) XSD
12 4 (3.77%) JSP
13 3 (2.83%) .NET
14 2 (1.89%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.60%) Hedge funds
3 4 (3.77%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (2.83%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.94%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.94%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.09%) UNIX
2 15 (14.15%) Linux
3 8 (7.55%) Solaris
4 3 (2.83%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (71.70%) SOA
2 26 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (18.87%) Revenue Management
5 19 (17.92%) BPEL
6 15 (14.15%) Content Management
7 11 (10.38%) ITIL
8 7 (6.60%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.60%) Integration Testing
9 6 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.66%) Automation Testing
9 6 (5.66%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (5.66%) Change Management
9 6 (5.66%) UML
10 5 (4.72%) CRM
10 5 (4.72%) Scrum
10 5 (4.72%) Process Management
11 4 (3.77%) Test Scripting
11 4 (3.77%) TDD
11 4 (3.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.96%) Java
2 23 (21.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 21 (19.81%) SQL
4 19 (17.92%) Bash Shell
5 17 (16.04%) Python
6 15 (14.15%) Jython
7 7 (6.60%) PL/SQL
7 7 (6.60%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.72%) XQuery
9 2 (1.89%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.94%) Perl
10 1 (0.94%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (6.60%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.83%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.89%) ISEB
4 2 (1.89%) PMP
4 2 (1.89%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.98%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.77%) QA
3 3 (2.83%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (16.98%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.94%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (16.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 15 (14.15%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 105 (99.06%) Oracle
2 18 (16.98%) Remedy
3 11 (10.38%) Siebel
4 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.72%) BEA
5 4 (3.77%) TIBCO
5 4 (3.77%) ATG
5 4 (3.77%) Informatica
6 3 (2.83%) IBM
6 3 (2.83%) Perforce
7 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.89%) SAP
8 1 (0.94%) HP
8 1 (0.94%) VMware
8 1 (0.94%) FatWire
8 1 (0.94%) F5
8 1 (0.94%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.94%) CollabNet
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