The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Service Bus skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 229 224 217
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 9 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.096% 0.13% 0.053%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.55% 0.76% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 1
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£500 £374 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.77% -18.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £394 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1650 1452 1213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.68% 17.45% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 729 611
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 78 95
Average hourly rate £18.75 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.52 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

Oracle Service Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Oracle Service Bus Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Oracle Service Bus
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Oracle Service Bus Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle Service Bus
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Service Bus across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Oracle Service Bus Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Oracle Service Bus
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 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
Hampshire -25 5 £438 +21.52%
Oxfordshire - 2 £688 - 2
Berkshire +3 1 £550 - 4
Oracle Service Bus
England

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (93.75%) Oracle
2 13 (81.25%) Middleware
3 11 (68.75%) WebLogic
4 10 (62.50%) SOA
5 9 (56.25%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
7 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) J2EE
8 5 (31.25%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (25.00%) SOAP
9 4 (25.00%) Java
9 4 (25.00%) BPEL
10 3 (18.75%) TDD
10 3 (18.75%) Banking
10 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
10 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
10 3 (18.75%) Finance
10 3 (18.75%) UML
10 3 (18.75%) JBoss
10 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
11 2 (12.50%) WebCenter
11 2 (12.50%) XML
11 2 (12.50%) AIX
11 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
11 2 (12.50%) IBM
11 2 (12.50%) Telecoms

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (68.75%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) Tuxedo
4 1 (6.25%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Architect
2 8 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Technical Architect
4 3 (18.75%) SOA Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Middleware Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SOA Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Middleware Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) OBIEE Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) Middleware
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (31.25%) J2EE
4 4 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (12.50%) WebCenter
5 2 (12.50%) XML
6 1 (6.25%) WSDL
6 1 (6.25%) XSD
6 1 (6.25%) XSLT
6 1 (6.25%) JMS
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) SOA
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) BPEL
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (6.25%) Stress Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Korn
2 1 (6.25%) XQuery
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PMP
1 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) TIBCO
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) FatWire
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) SAP