The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Service Bus skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 24 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 Hertfordshire 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 54 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.59% 0.48% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.55% 2.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate £440 - -
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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
159 102 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.06% 16.22% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 47 68
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £246 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 17
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Oracle Service Bus
East of England

Oracle Service Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Oracle Service Bus Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Oracle Service Bus
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Oracle Service Bus Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (80.00%) UNIX
3 7 (46.67%) Solaris
3 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (46.67%) IBM
3 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
3 7 (46.67%) Tivoli
3 7 (46.67%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle ODI
4 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) Project Management
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 5 (33.33%) Change Management
5 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
8 1 (6.67%) Banking
8 1 (6.67%) VB6
8 1 (6.67%) Puppet
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
8 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (6.67%) VB
8 1 (6.67%) VB.NET

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
2 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
1 7 (46.67%) Project Manager
1 7 (46.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Designer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (13.33%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) UNIX
2 7 (46.67%) Solaris
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
1 6 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (33.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.67%) VB6
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (46.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) IBM
2 7 (46.67%) Red Hat