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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 481 500 520
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +20
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 76 50 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.86% 0.62% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 27
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £375 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8828 8007 9142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.88% 17.19% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5316 4665 5298
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 410 429
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.95 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 33 £481 -8.33% 5
Yorkshire +4 18 £326 -13.00% 1
South West -24 8 £400 - 6
West Midlands - 4 - -
East Midlands - 3 £475 -
South East -27 2 £313 -39.02% 1
Oracle Service Bus
UK

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (96.69%) Oracle
2 94 (62.25%) Java
3 85 (56.29%) SOA
4 75 (49.67%) Middleware
5 73 (48.34%) WebLogic
6 55 (36.42%) J2EE
6 55 (36.42%) Oracle Database
7 54 (35.76%) Oracle Fusion
8 52 (34.44%) Web Services
8 52 (34.44%) Finance
9 51 (33.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 47 (31.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 45 (29.80%) SQL
12 43 (28.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 41 (27.15%) UNIX
13 41 (27.15%) Oracle BPM
14 37 (24.50%) Oracle ODI
15 35 (23.18%) BPEL
16 33 (21.85%) XML
17 31 (20.53%) Spring
18 30 (19.87%) WebLogic Portal
19 23 (15.23%) Linux
19 23 (15.23%) Apache
20 22 (14.57%) JMS
20 22 (14.57%) JDBC
21 21 (13.91%) JSP
21 21 (13.91%) JavaScript
21 21 (13.91%) PL/SQL
21 21 (13.91%) jQuery
21 21 (13.91%) WebCenter

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 73 (48.34%) WebLogic
2 47 (31.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 30 (19.87%) WebLogic Portal
4 23 (15.23%) Apache
5 14 (9.27%) Liferay
6 13 (8.61%) AquaLogic
7 10 (6.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 8 (5.30%) WebSphere
9 5 (3.31%) Tomcat
9 5 (3.31%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 5 (3.31%) Node.js
9 5 (3.31%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (3.31%) Jetty
10 4 (2.65%) Oracle BPEL
11 3 (1.99%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.66%) LiveLink
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) MS Office
1 6 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 41 (27.15%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (6.62%) Documaker
3 8 (5.30%) Oracle FAH
4 7 (4.64%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (3.97%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.66%) HFM
7 1 (0.66%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.25%) HTTP
2 11 (7.28%) SSL
3 9 (5.96%) HTTPS
3 9 (5.96%) LDAP
4 4 (2.65%) FTP
4 4 (2.65%) Internet
5 2 (1.32%) Firewall
5 2 (1.32%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.66%) SSH
6 1 (0.66%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (36.42%) Oracle Database
2 51 (33.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 37 (24.50%) Oracle ODI
4 13 (8.61%) Oracle BI EE
5 10 (6.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 8 (5.30%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (4.64%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (3.31%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.31%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.32%) Big Data
10 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.66%) Essbase
11 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.66%) MySQL
11 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.66%) DataStage
11 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.66%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (11.92%) Maven
2 15 (9.93%) Ant
3 14 (9.27%) JUnit
4 11 (7.28%) Hudson
5 10 (6.62%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (6.62%) Eclipse
6 9 (5.96%) JDeveloper
6 9 (5.96%) JIRA
6 9 (5.96%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.31%) Subversion
8 3 (1.99%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.99%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.99%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.32%) Gradle
9 2 (1.32%) EasyMock
9 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.32%) Selenium
9 2 (1.32%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 52 (34.44%) Finance
2 13 (8.61%) Banking
2 13 (8.61%) Billing
3 10 (6.62%) Retail
4 6 (3.97%) Back Office
5 5 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.31%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.65%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.32%) Publishing
8 1 (0.66%) Games
8 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (26.49%) Developer
2 27 (17.88%) Architect
3 24 (15.89%) Java Developer
4 18 (11.92%) Project Manager
5 17 (11.26%) Consultant
5 17 (11.26%) Oracle Developer
6 14 (9.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 13 (8.61%) Oracle Consultant
8 12 (7.95%) SOA Developer
9 11 (7.28%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 10 (6.62%) Applications Support
11 9 (5.96%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (5.96%) Technical Architect
12 8 (5.30%) J2EE Developer
12 8 (5.30%) Oracle Architect
13 7 (4.64%) SOA Architect
13 7 (4.64%) Technical Leader
13 7 (4.64%) Applications Specialist
13 7 (4.64%) Middleware Consultant
14 6 (3.97%) Oracle SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (49.67%) Middleware
2 55 (36.42%) J2EE
3 54 (35.76%) Oracle Fusion
4 52 (34.44%) Web Services
5 33 (21.85%) XML
6 31 (20.53%) Spring
7 22 (14.57%) JDBC
7 22 (14.57%) JMS
8 21 (13.91%) JSP
8 21 (13.91%) WebCenter
8 21 (13.91%) jQuery
9 20 (13.25%) .NET
10 16 (10.60%) WSDL
10 16 (10.60%) CSS
11 15 (9.93%) HTML
11 15 (9.93%) REST
12 11 (7.28%) Ajax
12 11 (7.28%) Java EE
13 10 (6.62%) XSLT
13 10 (6.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.31%) Fixed Income
1 5 (3.31%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (2.65%) Hedge funds
3 3 (1.99%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.99%) Open Source
3 3 (1.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.32%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.32%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.66%) PMI
5 1 (0.66%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.66%) DataPower
5 1 (0.66%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 41 (27.15%) UNIX
2 23 (15.23%) Linux
3 9 (5.96%) Solaris
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (1.32%) AIX
5 1 (0.66%) HPUX
5 1 (0.66%) Windows
5 1 (0.66%) Android
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (56.29%) SOA
2 35 (23.18%) BPEL
3 19 (12.58%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (11.26%) Project Management
4 17 (11.26%) Scrum
5 16 (10.60%) MVC
6 14 (9.27%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (8.61%) Revenue Management
8 12 (7.95%) ITIL
8 12 (7.95%) UML
9 11 (7.28%) PRINCE2
9 11 (7.28%) Configuration Management
9 11 (7.28%) Content Management
10 10 (6.62%) TOGAF
10 10 (6.62%) Change Management
10 10 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (5.96%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (5.30%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (4.64%) Enterprise Architecture
14 6 (3.97%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 94 (62.25%) Java
2 45 (29.80%) SQL
3 21 (13.91%) JavaScript
3 21 (13.91%) PL/SQL
4 16 (10.60%) Python
5 13 (8.61%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 12 (7.95%) Shell Script
7 11 (7.28%) Jython
8 10 (6.62%) XQuery
8 10 (6.62%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.31%) Korn
9 5 (3.31%) Bourne shell
9 5 (3.31%) VB
10 3 (1.99%) VB6
11 2 (1.32%) C
11 2 (1.32%) XPath
12 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (3.31%) Degree
1 5 (3.31%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.32%) APMP
2 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.66%) PMP
3 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.66%) OCP
3 1 (0.66%) OCA
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.28%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.65%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.99%) QA
System Software
1 17 (11.26%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (3.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 43 (28.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 14 (9.27%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (4.64%) Tivoli
4 5 (3.31%) Puppet
5 2 (1.32%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.32%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 146 (96.69%) Oracle
2 13 (8.61%) IBM
3 10 (6.62%) Siebel
4 8 (5.30%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.64%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.64%) Remedy
6 6 (3.97%) Perforce
7 5 (3.31%) F5
8 4 (2.65%) BEA
9 3 (1.99%) HP
10 2 (1.32%) SAP
10 2 (1.32%) FatWire
10 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.32%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.32%) CollabNet
11 1 (0.66%) Talend
11 1 (0.66%) Kofax
11 1 (0.66%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.66%) VMware
11 1 (0.66%) KANA
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South West England
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita IT Professional Services
Posted: 4 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 24 days ago