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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 239 239 223
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 14 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.034% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.93% 0.20% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 8
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£450 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £434 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.68% +15.73%
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
1513 1516 1423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.60% 17.17% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 834 778
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 67 87
Average hourly rate £23.75 £16.20 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.65% -10.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £12.18 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £38.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.33% -13.15%

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
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 2 June 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 +7 8 £450 -
West Sussex - 3 £485 -
Berkshire +3 2 £450 +5.88% 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £425 - 1
Surrey - 1 £450 -
Oracle Service Bus
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (84.21%) SOA
3 14 (73.68%) Oracle Database
4 13 (68.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (68.42%) Middleware
5 12 (63.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (63.16%) Oracle Fusion
6 10 (52.63%) BPEL
7 8 (42.11%) WebLogic
8 6 (31.58%) REST
8 6 (31.58%) SOAP
8 6 (31.58%) Web Services
9 5 (26.32%) Java
9 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (21.05%) J2EE
10 4 (21.05%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (15.79%) XML
11 3 (15.79%) Scrum
12 2 (10.53%) TDD
12 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
12 2 (10.53%) Spring
12 2 (10.53%) EJB 3.0
12 2 (10.53%) XQuery
12 2 (10.53%) XSD
12 2 (10.53%) XSLT
12 2 (10.53%) EJB
12 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
12 2 (10.53%) JMS
12 2 (10.53%) WSDL
12 2 (10.53%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 13 (68.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (42.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) Apache TomEE
3 1 (5.26%) Tuxedo
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) Oracle Database
2 12 (63.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Hudson
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Continuum
1 1 (5.26%) Rational Application Developer
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.26%) Toad
1 1 (5.26%) JDeveloper
1 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Designer
2 7 (36.84%) Solutions Designer
2 7 (36.84%) SOA Designer
3 5 (26.32%) Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Middleware Developer
5 3 (15.79%) SOA Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.53%) SOA Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Middleware Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Middleware Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) DBA
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) Middleware
2 12 (63.16%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (31.58%) REST
3 6 (31.58%) SOAP
3 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) J2EE
5 3 (15.79%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) Spring
6 2 (10.53%) EJB 3.0
6 2 (10.53%) XSD
6 2 (10.53%) XSLT
6 2 (10.53%) EJB
6 2 (10.53%) JMS
6 2 (10.53%) WSDL
7 1 (5.26%) XHTML
7 1 (5.26%) HTML
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle ADF
7 1 (5.26%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) SOA
2 10 (52.63%) BPEL
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.53%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) RUP
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) RAD
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) E-business
6 1 (5.26%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) XQuery
3 1 (5.26%) COBOL
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Siebel
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.26%) Micro Focus