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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 506 516 509
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 77 49 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.83% 0.59% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 33 22
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£406 £375 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -15.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
9311 8370 9413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.19% 17.39% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5632 4982 5443
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 358 441
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 August 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 29 August 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 +30 36 £425 -15.00% 3
Yorkshire +1 12 £413 +10.00% 3
South West -30 6 £400 - 1
South East -16 4 £294 -38.15% 2
West Midlands - 4 - -
North West -13 3 - - 2
East Midlands - 3 £475 -
Oracle Service Bus
UK

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 148 (99.33%) Oracle
2 87 (58.39%) SOA
3 86 (57.72%) Java
4 82 (55.03%) Middleware
5 80 (53.69%) WebLogic
6 64 (42.95%) Oracle Fusion
7 62 (41.61%) Oracle Database
8 57 (38.26%) Finance
8 57 (38.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 52 (34.90%) Web Services
10 49 (32.89%) J2EE
11 48 (32.21%) Oracle BPM
12 47 (31.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 47 (31.54%) Oracle ODI
13 44 (29.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 43 (28.86%) SQL
15 40 (26.85%) UNIX
16 35 (23.49%) WebLogic Portal
17 34 (22.82%) XML
17 34 (22.82%) BPEL
18 30 (20.13%) JDBC
18 30 (20.13%) JMS
19 28 (18.79%) HTTP
19 28 (18.79%) WebCenter
20 26 (17.45%) Business Intelligence
21 25 (16.78%) Python
21 25 (16.78%) Spring
22 24 (16.11%) Oracle Identity Management
23 23 (15.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
23 23 (15.44%) Revenue Management

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (53.69%) WebLogic
2 47 (31.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 35 (23.49%) WebLogic Portal
4 23 (15.44%) Apache
5 18 (12.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 15 (10.07%) AquaLogic
7 12 (8.05%) Liferay
8 8 (5.37%) WebSphere
9 7 (4.70%) Tomcat
10 5 (3.36%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (3.36%) Jetty
10 5 (3.36%) Node.js
11 3 (2.01%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.67%) AquaLogic Service Bus
12 1 (0.67%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (5.37%) MS Office
1 8 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 48 (32.21%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (12.08%) Documaker
3 13 (8.72%) Oracle FAH
3 13 (8.72%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (4.03%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.67%) HFM
6 1 (0.67%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.79%) HTTP
2 21 (14.09%) SSL
3 17 (11.41%) HTTPS
4 9 (6.04%) LDAP
5 4 (2.68%) FTP
5 4 (2.68%) Internet
6 2 (1.34%) Firewall
7 1 (0.67%) SSH
7 1 (0.67%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.67%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (41.61%) Oracle Database
2 57 (38.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 47 (31.54%) Oracle ODI
4 21 (14.09%) Oracle BI EE
5 18 (12.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (3.36%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.36%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.34%) Big Data
9 2 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.67%) Essbase
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.67%) MySQL
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.67%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.67%) DataStage
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 17 (11.41%) JIRA
2 15 (10.07%) JUnit
3 14 (9.40%) Ant
3 14 (9.40%) Maven
4 13 (8.72%) Hudson
5 12 (8.05%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (6.71%) Eclipse
7 8 (5.37%) JDeveloper
7 8 (5.37%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.68%) Subversion
9 3 (2.01%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.01%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.34%) Gradle
10 2 (1.34%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.34%) EasyMock
10 2 (1.34%) Selenium
10 2 (1.34%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.34%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (38.26%) Finance
2 23 (15.44%) Billing
3 12 (8.05%) Banking
4 10 (6.71%) Retail
5 9 (6.04%) Financial Institution
6 6 (4.03%) Back Office
7 5 (3.36%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.34%) Publishing
10 1 (0.67%) Games
10 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (23.49%) Developer
2 22 (14.77%) Architect
3 21 (14.09%) Consultant
4 20 (13.42%) Java Developer
5 17 (11.41%) Project Manager
6 15 (10.07%) Oracle Consultant
7 14 (9.40%) Oracle Developer
8 11 (7.38%) Applications Support
9 9 (6.04%) Senior Consultant
9 9 (6.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 9 (6.04%) SOA Developer
10 8 (5.37%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 8 (5.37%) Middleware Consultant
10 8 (5.37%) Software Manager
10 8 (5.37%) Technical Architect
10 8 (5.37%) Configuration Manager
11 7 (4.70%) Applications Specialist
11 7 (4.70%) Technical Leader
11 7 (4.70%) Software Configuration Manager
12 6 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (55.03%) Middleware
2 64 (42.95%) Oracle Fusion
3 52 (34.90%) Web Services
4 49 (32.89%) J2EE
5 34 (22.82%) XML
6 30 (20.13%) JDBC
6 30 (20.13%) JMS
7 28 (18.79%) WebCenter
8 25 (16.78%) Spring
9 22 (14.77%) JSP
10 16 (10.74%) .NET
10 16 (10.74%) CSS
10 16 (10.74%) jQuery
11 15 (10.07%) HTML
12 14 (9.40%) WSDL
13 11 (7.38%) Ajax
13 11 (7.38%) Java EE
13 11 (7.38%) Apache CXF
14 9 (6.04%) REST
14 9 (6.04%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.04%) Hedge funds
2 5 (3.36%) Fixed Income
3 4 (2.68%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (2.01%) Open Source
4 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.34%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.34%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.67%) PMI
6 1 (0.67%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.67%) DataPower
6 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.85%) UNIX
2 20 (13.42%) Linux
3 10 (6.71%) Solaris
4 2 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Android
5 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.67%) Windows
5 1 (0.67%) AIX
5 1 (0.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (58.39%) SOA
2 34 (22.82%) BPEL
3 26 (17.45%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (15.44%) Revenue Management
5 21 (14.09%) Content Management
6 14 (9.40%) Configuration Management
6 14 (9.40%) Project Management
7 12 (8.05%) Scrum
8 11 (7.38%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (7.38%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.71%) UML
9 10 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.04%) ITIL
10 9 (6.04%) MVC
11 8 (5.37%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (4.70%) Automation Testing
13 6 (4.03%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (4.03%) Change Management
13 6 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (4.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 86 (57.72%) Java
2 43 (28.86%) SQL
3 25 (16.78%) Python
4 23 (15.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 21 (14.09%) Jython
5 21 (14.09%) PL/SQL
6 18 (12.08%) Bash Shell
7 16 (10.74%) JavaScript
8 12 (8.05%) XQuery
8 12 (8.05%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.36%) Bourne shell
9 5 (3.36%) Korn
10 2 (1.34%) XPath
10 2 (1.34%) VB6
10 2 (1.34%) VB
10 2 (1.34%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (3.36%) Degree
2 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.34%) APMP
2 2 (1.34%) PMP
2 2 (1.34%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.67%) OCP
3 1 (0.67%) OCA
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.75%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.68%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.01%) QA
System Software
1 22 (14.77%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (3.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.67%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 44 (29.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 24 (16.11%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (4.70%) Tivoli
4 5 (3.36%) Puppet
5 2 (1.34%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 148 (99.33%) Oracle
2 18 (12.08%) Siebel
3 15 (10.07%) Remedy
4 13 (8.72%) IBM
5 12 (8.05%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.37%) Perforce
7 7 (4.70%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.03%) BEA
9 5 (3.36%) F5
10 3 (2.01%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.01%) SAP
11 2 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.67%) Kofax
12 1 (0.67%) FatWire
12 1 (0.67%) Ab Initio
12 1 (0.67%) VMware
12 1 (0.67%) KANA
12 1 (0.67%) CollabNet
12 1 (0.67%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.67%) Sun