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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 509 522 502
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 69 47 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.097% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.74% 0.55% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 19
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£413 £375 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £537 £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
9328 8500 9413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.85% 17.62% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5723 5146 5343
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 379 354 462
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.17 £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 19 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 19 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 +28 37 £425 -15.00% 6
Yorkshire -1 9 £413 +10.00% 1
East of England -14 8 £393 - 1
South East +6 5 £313 -34.21% 1
North West -5 4 £425 - 2
West Midlands -15 3 - -
South West - 2 £400 - 2
Oracle Service Bus
UK

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 138 (99.28%) Oracle
2 83 (59.71%) SOA
3 81 (58.27%) Middleware
4 76 (54.68%) WebLogic
5 72 (51.80%) Java
6 66 (47.48%) Oracle Fusion
7 55 (39.57%) Oracle Database
7 55 (39.57%) Finance
8 51 (36.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 49 (35.25%) Oracle BPM
10 48 (34.53%) Web Services
11 47 (33.81%) Oracle ODI
12 46 (33.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 41 (29.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 40 (28.78%) J2EE
15 37 (26.62%) SQL
16 35 (25.18%) WebLogic Portal
17 34 (24.46%) UNIX
18 33 (23.74%) JDBC
19 32 (23.02%) WebCenter
20 31 (22.30%) JMS
20 31 (22.30%) HTTP
20 31 (22.30%) BPEL
21 30 (21.58%) XML
22 29 (20.86%) Business Intelligence
23 28 (20.14%) Python
24 27 (19.42%) Oracle Identity Management
25 26 (18.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
25 26 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
25 26 (18.71%) Billing

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 76 (54.68%) WebLogic
2 46 (33.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 35 (25.18%) WebLogic Portal
4 21 (15.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 17 (12.23%) Apache
6 12 (8.63%) AquaLogic
7 7 (5.04%) WebSphere
7 7 (5.04%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.60%) Jetty
8 5 (3.60%) Liferay
9 3 (2.16%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (2.16%) MQSeries
9 3 (2.16%) Node.js
10 1 (0.72%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.72%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (6.47%) MS Office
1 9 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 49 (35.25%) Oracle BPM
2 21 (15.11%) Documaker
3 15 (10.79%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (10.79%) Oracle FAH
4 6 (4.32%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.72%) HFM
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.72%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (22.30%) HTTP
2 24 (17.27%) SSL
3 20 (14.39%) HTTPS
4 6 (4.32%) LDAP
5 4 (2.88%) Internet
5 4 (2.88%) FTP
6 3 (2.16%) Firewall
7 2 (1.44%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.72%) SSH
8 1 (0.72%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.72%) VLAN
8 1 (0.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (39.57%) Oracle Database
2 51 (36.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 47 (33.81%) Oracle ODI
4 24 (17.27%) Oracle BI EE
5 21 (15.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.16%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.44%) Big Data
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.72%) Essbase
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.72%) MySQL
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.72%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.72%) DataStage
9 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 20 (14.39%) JIRA
2 14 (10.07%) Hudson
2 14 (10.07%) Ant
3 13 (9.35%) JUnit
3 13 (9.35%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (8.63%) Maven
5 9 (6.47%) Eclipse
6 8 (5.76%) JDeveloper
7 5 (3.60%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.88%) Subversion
9 3 (2.16%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.44%) Gradle
10 2 (1.44%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.44%) EasyMock
10 2 (1.44%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.44%) Selenium
10 2 (1.44%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 55 (39.57%) Finance
2 26 (18.71%) Billing
3 11 (7.91%) Financial Institution
4 10 (7.19%) Banking
5 9 (6.47%) Retail
6 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.88%) Back Office
7 3 (2.16%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.44%) Publishing
9 1 (0.72%) Games
9 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (23.74%) Developer
2 24 (17.27%) Consultant
3 18 (12.95%) Java Developer
3 18 (12.95%) Architect
4 17 (12.23%) Oracle Consultant
5 16 (11.51%) Project Manager
6 14 (10.07%) Oracle Developer
7 11 (7.91%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (6.47%) Software Manager
8 9 (6.47%) Configuration Manager
8 9 (6.47%) SOA Developer
9 8 (5.76%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 8 (5.76%) Middleware Consultant
9 8 (5.76%) Applications Support
9 8 (5.76%) Technical Architect
9 8 (5.76%) Software Configuration Manager
10 7 (5.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (4.32%) Oracle Architect
11 6 (4.32%) Applications Specialist
11 6 (4.32%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (58.27%) Middleware
2 66 (47.48%) Oracle Fusion
3 48 (34.53%) Web Services
4 40 (28.78%) J2EE
5 33 (23.74%) JDBC
6 32 (23.02%) WebCenter
7 31 (22.30%) JMS
8 30 (21.58%) XML
9 20 (14.39%) JSP
9 20 (14.39%) Spring
10 15 (10.79%) .NET
11 14 (10.07%) jQuery
11 14 (10.07%) CSS
12 13 (9.35%) HTML
13 12 (8.63%) WSDL
14 11 (7.91%) Ajax
15 10 (7.19%) XSLT
16 9 (6.47%) Java EE
16 9 (6.47%) Apache CXF
16 9 (6.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.91%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.16%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.44%) Open Source
4 2 (1.44%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.44%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.72%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.72%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.72%) DataPower
5 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.72%) PMI
5 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.46%) UNIX
2 15 (10.79%) Linux
3 9 (6.47%) Solaris
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (1.44%) AIX
5 1 (0.72%) Android
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.72%) HPUX
5 1 (0.72%) Windows
5 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (59.71%) SOA
2 31 (22.30%) BPEL
3 29 (20.86%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (18.71%) Revenue Management
5 24 (17.27%) Content Management
6 16 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (10.79%) Configuration Management
8 13 (9.35%) Project Management
9 10 (7.19%) PRINCE2
10 8 (5.76%) Automation Testing
10 8 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.76%) Scrum
11 7 (5.04%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (5.04%) ITIL
11 7 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (4.32%) UML
12 6 (4.32%) Change Management
12 6 (4.32%) MVC
13 5 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (3.60%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 72 (51.80%) Java
2 37 (26.62%) SQL
3 28 (20.14%) Python
4 26 (18.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 24 (17.27%) Jython
6 21 (15.11%) Bash Shell
7 17 (12.23%) PL/SQL
8 14 (10.07%) JavaScript
9 12 (8.63%) XQuery
10 10 (7.19%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.16%) Korn
11 3 (2.16%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.44%) C
12 2 (1.44%) VB
12 2 (1.44%) XPath
12 2 (1.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (1.44%) APMP
1 2 (1.44%) PMP
1 2 (1.44%) PMI Certification
1 2 (1.44%) Security Cleared
1 2 (1.44%) Degree
2 1 (0.72%) OCP
2 1 (0.72%) OCA
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.83%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (17.99%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.72%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 41 (29.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 27 (19.42%) Oracle Identity Management
3 6 (4.32%) Tivoli
4 5 (3.60%) Puppet
5 2 (1.44%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 138 (99.28%) Oracle
2 20 (14.39%) Siebel
3 18 (12.95%) Remedy
4 13 (9.35%) IBM
4 13 (9.35%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.47%) Perforce
6 6 (4.32%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.60%) BEA
8 4 (2.88%) F5
9 3 (2.16%) SAP
9 3 (2.16%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.72%) KANA
11 1 (0.72%) FatWire
11 1 (0.72%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.72%) VMware
11 1 (0.72%) Kofax
11 1 (0.72%) CollabNet
11 1 (0.72%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.72%) Sun