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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 503 462 536
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +74
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 87 41 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.095% 0.074%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.98% 0.54% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 25 19
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 £272 £350 £355
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
8862 7568 9093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.26% 17.56% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5471 4343 5044
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 396 415
Average hourly rate £18.35 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £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 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 18 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 18 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 +24 49 £350 - 12
South West -16 15 £414 +18.21%
South East -12 8 £458 -8.50% 1
Yorkshire -37 2 - -
East Midlands - - - - 4
Oracle Service Bus
UK

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 146 (91.25%) Oracle
2 102 (63.75%) SOA
3 99 (61.88%) Java
4 84 (52.50%) Middleware
5 83 (51.88%) WebLogic
6 64 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 61 (38.13%) Web Services
8 59 (36.88%) Oracle Database
9 57 (35.63%) Oracle Fusion
10 52 (32.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 52 (32.50%) J2EE
11 45 (28.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 44 (27.50%) Finance
13 42 (26.25%) SQL
14 39 (24.38%) XML
15 36 (22.50%) Oracle BPM
16 35 (21.88%) UNIX
17 33 (20.63%) Spring
17 33 (20.63%) Oracle ODI
18 31 (19.38%) BPEL
19 30 (18.75%) Scrum
20 28 (17.50%) Linux
21 26 (16.25%) PL/SQL
21 26 (16.25%) WebLogic Portal
21 26 (16.25%) Technical Architecture
22 24 (15.00%) WSDL
23 21 (13.13%) Apache
23 21 (13.13%) SOAP
23 21 (13.13%) REST
24 19 (11.88%) Liferay

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 83 (51.88%) WebLogic
2 64 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 26 (16.25%) WebLogic Portal
4 21 (13.13%) Apache
5 19 (11.88%) Liferay
6 15 (9.38%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 10 (6.25%) Oracle BPEL
8 9 (5.63%) AquaLogic
9 7 (4.38%) WebSphere
9 7 (4.38%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (2.50%) Node.js
12 3 (1.88%) LiveLink
13 1 (0.63%) Oracle Spatial
13 1 (0.63%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 36 (22.50%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.88%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.13%) LDAP
2 5 (3.13%) FTP
3 4 (2.50%) NetScaler
3 4 (2.50%) Internet
3 4 (2.50%) SSL
4 3 (1.88%) IMAP
4 3 (1.88%) SMTP
5 2 (1.25%) HTTP
6 1 (0.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (36.88%) Oracle Database
2 52 (32.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 33 (20.63%) Oracle ODI
4 15 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 13 (8.13%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.50%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.63%) MySQL
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.63%) Big Data
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 15 (9.38%) Ant
2 13 (8.13%) Maven
3 11 (6.88%) Subversion
3 11 (6.88%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.00%) JDeveloper
5 7 (4.38%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (4.38%) JUnit
6 5 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.13%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.50%) Hudson
8 3 (1.88%) Selenium
8 3 (1.88%) FitNesse
8 3 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.88%) EasyMock
8 3 (1.88%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.88%) Gradle
8 3 (1.88%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.25%) JConsole
9 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 44 (27.50%) Finance
2 12 (7.50%) Banking
3 7 (4.38%) Retail
3 7 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.75%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.88%) Back Office
6 2 (1.25%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.25%) Billing
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (28.13%) Developer
2 42 (26.25%) Architect
3 22 (13.75%) Oracle Developer
4 17 (10.63%) Oracle Architect
5 16 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 16 (10.00%) Java Developer
6 15 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 12 (7.50%) SOA Developer
7 12 (7.50%) Project Manager
7 12 (7.50%) Applications Support
7 12 (7.50%) Designer
8 11 (6.88%) Applications Specialist
9 9 (5.63%) SOA Architect
9 9 (5.63%) Oracle Consultant
9 9 (5.63%) Oracle Technical Architect
9 9 (5.63%) Consultant
10 8 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Architect
10 8 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (52.50%) Middleware
2 61 (38.13%) Web Services
3 57 (35.63%) Oracle Fusion
4 52 (32.50%) J2EE
5 39 (24.38%) XML
6 33 (20.63%) Spring
7 24 (15.00%) WSDL
8 21 (13.13%) SOAP
8 21 (13.13%) REST
9 17 (10.63%) .NET
10 14 (8.75%) JMS
10 14 (8.75%) jQuery
11 13 (8.13%) Hibernate
11 13 (8.13%) WebCenter
12 12 (7.50%) JPA
13 9 (5.63%) XSLT
13 9 (5.63%) XSD
13 9 (5.63%) EJB
14 8 (5.00%) Java EE
15 7 (4.38%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.38%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (3.75%) Fixed Income
3 4 (2.50%) Open Source
3 4 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.50%) Clustering
4 3 (1.88%) Derivative
4 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.25%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.25%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.25%) Replication
6 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.63%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.63%) PMI
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.88%) UNIX
2 28 (17.50%) Linux
3 11 (6.88%) Solaris
4 8 (5.00%) AIX
5 4 (2.50%) Windows
6 2 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.63%) Android
7 1 (0.63%) zOS
7 1 (0.63%) HPUX
7 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (63.75%) SOA
2 31 (19.38%) BPEL
3 30 (18.75%) Scrum
4 26 (16.25%) Technical Architecture
5 18 (11.25%) MVC
6 16 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (9.38%) Configuration Management
7 15 (9.38%) UML
8 14 (8.75%) Change Management
8 14 (8.75%) TOGAF
9 11 (6.88%) ITIL
9 11 (6.88%) Complex Event Processing
10 10 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (6.25%) Project Management
10 10 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.63%) High Availability
12 8 (5.00%) Security Architecture
12 8 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (61.88%) Java
2 42 (26.25%) SQL
3 26 (16.25%) PL/SQL
4 13 (8.13%) Shell Script
5 12 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.75%) Python
7 5 (3.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 3 (1.88%) Korn
8 3 (1.88%) Jython
8 3 (1.88%) Perl
8 3 (1.88%) VB
8 3 (1.88%) XQuery
8 3 (1.88%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.63%) XPath
9 1 (0.63%) VB6
9 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (6.88%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.75%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.13%) OCP
4 4 (2.50%) Degree
5 2 (1.25%) OCA
5 2 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.63%) PMP
6 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) QA
System Software
1 17 (10.63%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 45 (28.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (5.00%) Data Guard
3 7 (4.38%) Tivoli
4 5 (3.13%) Puppet
5 2 (1.25%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 146 (91.25%) Oracle
2 15 (9.38%) IBM
3 8 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.38%) F5
5 5 (3.13%) BEA
5 5 (3.13%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.50%) CollabNet
7 3 (1.88%) HP
8 2 (1.25%) Siebel
8 2 (1.25%) FatWire
9 1 (0.63%) Informatica
9 1 (0.63%) webMethods
9 1 (0.63%) Mercator
9 1 (0.63%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.63%) Intel
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