The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 372 370 365
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 22 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.12% 0.041%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.56% 0.67% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 6
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£450 £498 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.54% +10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £313 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £700 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £396
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Oracle Service Bus
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
3943 4035 3724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.78% 18.45% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2775 2722 2450
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 81 140
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.70 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.97% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.48%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
City of London +13 9 £375 -46.42% 2
Oracle Service Bus
England

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 47 (100.00%) Oracle
2 43 (91.49%) SOA
3 39 (82.98%) Finance
4 34 (72.34%) WebLogic
5 33 (70.21%) Middleware
6 30 (63.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 29 (61.70%) Oracle Fusion
8 28 (59.57%) Oracle ODI
9 25 (53.19%) JMS
10 23 (48.94%) Billing
11 22 (46.81%) WebCenter
12 21 (44.68%) Revenue Management
12 21 (44.68%) Oracle Database
12 21 (44.68%) JDBC
12 21 (44.68%) SSL
13 20 (42.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 20 (42.55%) WebLogic Portal
13 20 (42.55%) Documaker
13 20 (42.55%) Oracle BI EE
13 20 (42.55%) Bash Shell
13 20 (42.55%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (40.43%) Data Quality
14 19 (40.43%) JIRA
14 19 (40.43%) Oracle Database 11g
14 19 (40.43%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (40.43%) HTTPS
14 19 (40.43%) Remedy
15 18 (38.30%) Python
16 16 (34.04%) Content Management
16 16 (34.04%) Oracle RAC

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 34 (72.34%) WebLogic
2 30 (63.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 20 (42.55%) WebLogic Portal
4 15 (31.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (4.26%) Apache
5 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.13%) NetWeaver
6 1 (2.13%) AquaLogic
Business Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Documaker
2 16 (34.04%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (23.40%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (17.02%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (2.13%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 21 (44.68%) SSL
2 19 (40.43%) HTTPS
3 15 (31.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (59.57%) Oracle ODI
2 21 (44.68%) Oracle Database
3 20 (42.55%) Oracle BI EE
4 19 (40.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (29.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) JIRA
2 4 (8.51%) Selenium
2 4 (8.51%) Maven
2 4 (8.51%) JUnit
2 4 (8.51%) Hudson
2 4 (8.51%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.26%) Ant
5 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.13%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.13%) Subversion
5 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (82.98%) Finance
2 23 (48.94%) Billing
3 8 (17.02%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.38%) Advertising
4 3 (6.38%) Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Back Office
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Consultant
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle Consultant
3 8 (17.02%) Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (12.77%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Team Leader
4 6 (12.77%) Oracle Team Leader
4 6 (12.77%) SOA Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Oracle Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Tester
6 4 (8.51%) Integration Tester
6 4 (8.51%) Siebel Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Middleware Team Leader
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Siebel Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.38%) Middleware Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (70.21%) Middleware
2 29 (61.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 25 (53.19%) JMS
4 22 (46.81%) WebCenter
5 21 (44.68%) JDBC
6 12 (25.53%) Web Services
7 7 (14.89%) J2EE
8 5 (10.64%) REST
9 4 (8.51%) SOAP
9 4 (8.51%) Spring
10 3 (6.38%) XSLT
10 3 (6.38%) XML
11 2 (4.26%) XSD
11 2 (4.26%) XSL
11 2 (4.26%) Apache Camel
11 2 (4.26%) WSDL
12 1 (2.13%) JRockit
12 1 (2.13%) Apache CXF
12 1 (2.13%) JAX-RS
12 1 (2.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.02%) Hedge funds
3 4 (8.51%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Solaris
3 3 (6.38%) UNIX
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (91.49%) SOA
2 21 (44.68%) Revenue Management
3 19 (40.43%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (34.04%) Content Management
5 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.51%) EAI
6 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.38%) Automation Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Build Automation
8 2 (4.26%) Functional Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (4.26%) People Management
8 2 (4.26%) CRM
8 2 (4.26%) UML
8 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.26%) Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.26%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) Bash Shell
2 18 (38.30%) Python
3 16 (34.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 16 (34.04%) Jython
4 14 (29.79%) Java
5 12 (25.53%) SQL
6 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (40.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (34.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (42.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 16 (34.04%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Oracle
2 19 (40.43%) Remedy
3 12 (25.53%) Siebel
4 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.26%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.13%) CollabNet
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) SAP