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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 261 240 229
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 6 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.060% 0.082% 0.082%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.35% 0.50% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
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£450 £458 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -8.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +17.33%
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
1722 1610 1494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.11% 16.53% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 876 813
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 78 96
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.47 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%

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 17 April 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 -10 5 £450 -8.16%
Berkshire +7 1 £450 +5.88% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Oracle Service Bus
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (81.25%) SOA
3 11 (68.75%) Middleware
3 11 (68.75%) WebLogic
4 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database
5 8 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (43.75%) BPEL
6 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (43.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (37.50%) J2EE
7 6 (37.50%) SOAP
8 5 (31.25%) REST
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (18.75%) Java
9 3 (18.75%) XML
9 3 (18.75%) UML
9 3 (18.75%) TDD
9 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
9 3 (18.75%) Scrum
10 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
10 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 2 (12.50%) XSD
10 2 (12.50%) XSLT
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 2 (12.50%) XQuery
10 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
10 2 (12.50%) Web Services
10 2 (12.50%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (43.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Tuxedo
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (6.25%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) SOA Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Designer
2 3 (18.75%) Middleware Architect
3 2 (12.50%) SOA Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SOA Designer
3 2 (12.50%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Support
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) Middleware
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (37.50%) J2EE
3 6 (37.50%) SOAP
4 5 (31.25%) REST
5 3 (18.75%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) XSD
6 2 (12.50%) XSLT
6 2 (12.50%) JMS
6 2 (12.50%) WSDL
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) SOA
2 7 (43.75%) BPEL
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Stress Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) E-business
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) XQuery
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) Korn
3 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Siebel
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO