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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 514 512 508
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 65 48 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.100% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.70% 0.57% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 19
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£400 £375 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £279 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £534 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
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
9323 8493 9555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.77% 17.64% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5730 5152 5433
Average daily rate £376 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 350 475
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +0.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +26 34 £400 -20.00% 5
Yorkshire +1 9 £413 +10.00% 1
East of England -20 8 £393 - 1
South East -10 5 £313 -16.66%
North West +1 4 £425 - 2
West Midlands -12 2 - -
South West - 2 £400 - 2
Oracle Service Bus
UK

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 131 (99.24%) Oracle
2 82 (62.12%) SOA
3 78 (59.09%) Middleware
4 70 (53.03%) WebLogic
5 68 (51.52%) Java
6 65 (49.24%) Oracle Fusion
7 53 (40.15%) Finance
7 53 (40.15%) Oracle Database
8 49 (37.12%) Oracle BPM
8 49 (37.12%) Oracle Database 11g
9 47 (35.61%) Web Services
10 45 (34.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 42 (31.82%) Oracle ODI
12 37 (28.03%) J2EE
13 36 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 34 (25.76%) SQL
14 34 (25.76%) WebLogic Portal
15 33 (25.00%) JDBC
16 32 (24.24%) WebCenter
17 31 (23.48%) HTTP
17 31 (23.48%) BPEL
18 30 (22.73%) JMS
19 29 (21.97%) Business Intelligence
20 28 (21.21%) UNIX
20 28 (21.21%) Python
20 28 (21.21%) XML
21 27 (20.45%) Oracle Identity Management
22 26 (19.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
22 26 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
22 26 (19.70%) Billing

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 70 (53.03%) WebLogic
2 45 (34.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 34 (25.76%) WebLogic Portal
4 21 (15.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 14 (10.61%) Apache
6 11 (8.33%) AquaLogic
7 7 (5.30%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.79%) Jetty
9 4 (3.03%) Liferay
9 4 (3.03%) WebSphere
10 3 (2.27%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (2.27%) MQSeries
10 3 (2.27%) Node.js
11 1 (0.76%) AquaLogic Service Bus
11 1 (0.76%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 9 (6.82%) MS Office
1 9 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 49 (37.12%) Oracle BPM
2 21 (15.91%) Documaker
3 15 (11.36%) Oracle FAH
3 15 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (4.55%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.76%) HFM
6 1 (0.76%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.48%) HTTP
2 24 (18.18%) SSL
3 20 (15.15%) HTTPS
4 5 (3.79%) LDAP
5 4 (3.03%) FTP
5 4 (3.03%) Internet
6 3 (2.27%) Firewall
7 2 (1.52%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.76%) SAN
8 1 (0.76%) SSH
8 1 (0.76%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (40.15%) Oracle Database
2 49 (37.12%) Oracle Database 11g
3 42 (31.82%) Oracle ODI
4 24 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
5 21 (15.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.52%) Big Data
8 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.76%) Essbase
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.76%) MySQL
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.76%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.76%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 20 (15.15%) JIRA
2 14 (10.61%) Hudson
2 14 (10.61%) Ant
3 13 (9.85%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (9.09%) JUnit
5 11 (8.33%) Maven
6 9 (6.82%) Eclipse
7 8 (6.06%) JDeveloper
8 5 (3.79%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.03%) Subversion
10 3 (2.27%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.52%) Gradle
11 2 (1.52%) EasyMock
11 2 (1.52%) Selenium
11 2 (1.52%) FitNesse
11 2 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.52%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.52%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 53 (40.15%) Finance
2 26 (19.70%) Billing
3 11 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 9 (6.82%) Banking
4 9 (6.82%) Retail
5 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.27%) Back Office
7 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.52%) Publishing
7 2 (1.52%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Games
8 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (24.24%) Developer
2 24 (18.18%) Consultant
3 17 (12.88%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.88%) Oracle Consultant
4 16 (12.12%) Project Manager
5 15 (11.36%) Architect
6 14 (10.61%) Oracle Developer
7 11 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (6.82%) Configuration Manager
8 9 (6.82%) Software Manager
8 9 (6.82%) SOA Developer
9 8 (6.06%) Middleware Consultant
9 8 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 8 (6.06%) Software Configuration Manager
10 7 (5.30%) Applications Support
11 6 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
11 6 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (4.55%) Oracle Architect
11 6 (4.55%) Technical Leader
11 6 (4.55%) Senior Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (59.09%) Middleware
2 65 (49.24%) Oracle Fusion
3 47 (35.61%) Web Services
4 37 (28.03%) J2EE
5 33 (25.00%) JDBC
6 32 (24.24%) WebCenter
7 30 (22.73%) JMS
8 28 (21.21%) XML
9 19 (14.39%) JSP
10 18 (13.64%) Spring
11 15 (11.36%) .NET
12 13 (9.85%) CSS
12 13 (9.85%) jQuery
13 12 (9.09%) HTML
14 11 (8.33%) Ajax
15 10 (7.58%) XSLT
15 10 (7.58%) WSDL
16 9 (6.82%) REST
17 8 (6.06%) Apache CXF
17 8 (6.06%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.33%) Hedge funds
3 2 (1.52%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.52%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.52%) Open Source
3 2 (1.52%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.76%) DataPower
4 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.76%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.76%) PMI
4 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.76%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.21%) UNIX
2 13 (9.85%) Linux
3 6 (4.55%) Solaris
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (1.52%) AIX
5 1 (0.76%) HPUX
5 1 (0.76%) Windows
5 1 (0.76%) Android
5 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (62.12%) SOA
2 31 (23.48%) BPEL
3 29 (21.97%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (19.70%) Revenue Management
5 24 (18.18%) Content Management
6 16 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (10.61%) Configuration Management
8 13 (9.85%) Project Management
9 10 (7.58%) PRINCE2
10 8 (6.06%) Scrum
10 8 (6.06%) Automation Testing
11 7 (5.30%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.30%) ITIL
12 6 (4.55%) Change Management
12 6 (4.55%) UML
13 5 (3.79%) MVC
13 5 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (3.79%) Technical Architecture
14 4 (3.03%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (51.52%) Java
2 34 (25.76%) SQL
3 28 (21.21%) Python
4 26 (19.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 24 (18.18%) Jython
6 21 (15.91%) Bash Shell
7 15 (11.36%) PL/SQL
8 13 (9.85%) JavaScript
9 12 (9.09%) XQuery
10 9 (6.82%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.52%) VB
11 2 (1.52%) C
11 2 (1.52%) VB6
11 2 (1.52%) Korn
11 2 (1.52%) XPath
11 2 (1.52%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (1.52%) PMP
1 2 (1.52%) PMI Certification
1 2 (1.52%) Degree
1 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
1 2 (1.52%) APMP
2 1 (0.76%) OCP
2 1 (0.76%) OCA
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (18.94%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.76%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 36 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 27 (20.45%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (3.03%) Puppet
4 3 (2.27%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.52%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 131 (99.24%) Oracle
2 20 (15.15%) Siebel
3 18 (13.64%) Remedy
4 13 (9.85%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.58%) IBM
6 9 (6.82%) Perforce
7 5 (3.79%) BEA
8 3 (2.27%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.27%) SAP
8 3 (2.27%) F5
8 3 (2.27%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.76%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.76%) FatWire
10 1 (0.76%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.76%) VMware
10 1 (0.76%) KANA
10 1 (0.76%) CollabNet
10 1 (0.76%) Sun
10 1 (0.76%) HP