The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Service Bus skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter 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 Exeter 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 17 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 4.81% 5.08% 6.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 14.29% 21.43% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate £425 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
35 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 33.65% 23.73% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 5
Average daily rate £414 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.59% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £166 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £395 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £94.00 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+469.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Oracle Service Bus
Devon

Oracle Service Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Service Bus across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Oracle Service Bus Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Oracle Service Bus
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus across the Exeter region.

Oracle Service Bus Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Oracle Service Bus
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (60.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) MS Project
5 1 (20.00%) PMI
5 1 (20.00%) PMP
5 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle