The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Service Bus skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 London 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 363 387 410
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +23
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 49 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.009% 0.046%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.14% 0.051% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 0 8
Average daily rate £350 - £481
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 - £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4282 3897 4403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.70% 18.04% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2944 2503 2664
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 136 126
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.34 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £135.00 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Oracle Service Bus
England

Oracle Service Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Oracle Service Bus Jobs Demand Trend in London

Oracle Service Bus
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Oracle Service Bus Daily Rate Trend in London

Oracle Service Bus
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Service Bus across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Oracle Service Bus Daily Rate Histogram in London

Oracle Service Bus
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Service Bus across the London region.

Oracle Service Bus Hourly Rate Trend in London

Oracle Service Bus
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 13 £338 - 2
Canary Wharf - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hayes - - - - 8
Oracle Service Bus
England

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 73 (97.33%) Oracle
2 53 (70.67%) SOA
3 50 (66.67%) Java
4 49 (65.33%) Middleware
5 40 (53.33%) Oracle Database
6 39 (52.00%) Web Services
7 36 (48.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 36 (48.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 34 (45.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 31 (41.33%) WebLogic
9 31 (41.33%) Oracle Fusion
10 29 (38.67%) SQL
11 27 (36.00%) J2EE
11 27 (36.00%) XML
12 26 (34.67%) Finance
13 22 (29.33%) Scrum
14 21 (28.00%) WSDL
15 20 (26.67%) Oracle BPM
16 19 (25.33%) Liferay
16 19 (25.33%) Oracle ODI
16 19 (25.33%) UNIX
16 19 (25.33%) Apache
17 18 (24.00%) Spring
18 17 (22.67%) BPEL
18 17 (22.67%) PL/SQL
19 16 (21.33%) Linux
20 15 (20.00%) UML
21 14 (18.67%) WebLogic Portal
22 13 (17.33%) LDAP
22 13 (17.33%) Technical Architecture

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 36 (48.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 31 (41.33%) WebLogic
3 19 (25.33%) Liferay
3 19 (25.33%) Apache
4 14 (18.67%) WebLogic Portal
5 10 (13.33%) Oracle BPEL
6 7 (9.33%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (5.33%) Node.js
8 3 (4.00%) AquaLogic
8 3 (4.00%) LiveLink
9 2 (2.67%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Business Applications
1 20 (26.67%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) LDAP
2 3 (4.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.67%) HTTP
4 1 (1.33%) FTP
4 1 (1.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (53.33%) Oracle Database
2 36 (48.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (25.33%) Oracle ODI
4 9 (12.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (12.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 10 (13.33%) Ant
2 7 (9.33%) Subversion
3 6 (8.00%) Maven
3 6 (8.00%) JUnit
4 4 (5.33%) Hudson
4 4 (5.33%) JDeveloper
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (4.00%) Selenium
5 3 (4.00%) FitNesse
5 3 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.00%) Gradle
5 3 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.00%) EasyMock
5 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 26 (34.67%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Banking
3 6 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.00%) Back Office
5 3 (4.00%) Retail
6 2 (2.67%) Billing
6 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Architect
2 19 (25.33%) Developer
3 12 (16.00%) Oracle Developer
3 12 (16.00%) Applications Support
4 11 (14.67%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (14.67%) Applications Specialist
4 11 (14.67%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 11 (14.67%) SOA Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Oracle Architect
6 7 (9.33%) Consultant
6 7 (9.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 7 (9.33%) SOA Architect
6 7 (9.33%) Oracle Consultant
6 7 (9.33%) Java Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Oracle SOA Architect
6 7 (9.33%) Senior Architect
7 6 (8.00%) Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Support Specialist
8 5 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (65.33%) Middleware
2 39 (52.00%) Web Services
3 31 (41.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 27 (36.00%) J2EE
4 27 (36.00%) XML
5 21 (28.00%) WSDL
6 18 (24.00%) Spring
7 8 (10.67%) REST
8 7 (9.33%) JMS
9 6 (8.00%) WebCenter
9 6 (8.00%) jQuery
9 6 (8.00%) XSD
9 6 (8.00%) XSL
9 6 (8.00%) XSLT
9 6 (8.00%) CSS
9 6 (8.00%) JDBC
10 5 (6.67%) Java EE
11 4 (5.33%) Kafka
11 4 (5.33%) JSON
12 3 (4.00%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (8.00%) Fixed Income
3 4 (5.33%) Open Source
4 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.00%) Derivative
5 2 (2.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.33%) UNIX
2 16 (21.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (70.67%) SOA
2 22 (29.33%) Scrum
3 17 (22.67%) BPEL
4 15 (20.00%) UML
5 13 (17.33%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (16.00%) TOGAF
6 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (14.67%) Configuration Management
7 11 (14.67%) Complex Event Processing
8 10 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
8 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (13.33%) MVC
9 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (12.00%) High Availability
10 8 (10.67%) ERD
10 8 (10.67%) Security Architecture
10 8 (10.67%) Change Management
10 8 (10.67%) ITIL
11 6 (8.00%) Use Case
11 6 (8.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (66.67%) Java
2 29 (38.67%) SQL
3 17 (22.67%) PL/SQL
4 6 (8.00%) Python
4 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.00%) Korn
5 3 (4.00%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.33%) XQuery
6 1 (1.33%) XPath
6 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 34 (45.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.67%) Puppet
3 1 (1.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 73 (97.33%) Oracle
2 7 (9.33%) F5
3 4 (5.33%) CollabNet
3 4 (5.33%) TIBCO
3 4 (5.33%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.00%) BEA
5 2 (2.67%) Siebel
5 2 (2.67%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) webMethods
6 1 (1.33%) FatWire
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