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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 245 223 221
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 12 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.69% 0.95% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £219 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £442 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £375 £416
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -9.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1734 1471 1429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.49% 17.26% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 799 732
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £226 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 75 91
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -19 5 £438 +4.79% 1
Berkshire +3 4 £488 +132.14%
Oxfordshire - 2 £688 - 1
Oracle Service Bus
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 16 (94.12%) Oracle
2 12 (70.59%) Middleware
3 11 (64.71%) WebLogic
4 10 (58.82%) SOA
5 8 (47.06%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (29.41%) J2EE
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) SOAP
8 4 (23.53%) BPEL
9 3 (17.65%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (17.65%) XML
9 3 (17.65%) UML
9 3 (17.65%) JBoss
9 3 (17.65%) TDD
9 3 (17.65%) Banking
9 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
9 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
9 3 (17.65%) Finance
10 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
10 2 (11.76%) JMS
10 2 (11.76%) IBM
10 2 (11.76%) XQuery
10 2 (11.76%) Web Services
10 2 (11.76%) XSLT
10 2 (11.76%) AIX

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (64.71%) WebLogic
2 3 (17.65%) JBoss
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.88%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Architect
2 8 (47.06%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (29.41%) Technical Architect
4 3 (17.65%) SOA Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Middleware Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SOA Developer
6 1 (5.88%) OBIEE Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) Middleware
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (29.41%) J2EE
4 4 (23.53%) SOAP
5 3 (17.65%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) JMS
6 2 (11.76%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) XSLT
6 2 (11.76%) WebCenter
7 1 (5.88%) Java EE
7 1 (5.88%) Spring
7 1 (5.88%) REST
7 1 (5.88%) XSD
7 1 (5.88%) JSP
7 1 (5.88%) WSDL
7 1 (5.88%) XML Messaging
7 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) AIX
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) SOA
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) BPEL
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) UML
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) XQuery
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PMP
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) TIBCO
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Sun
4 1 (5.88%) FatWire
4 1 (5.88%) VMware