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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 262 247 233
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.081% 0.044% 0.046%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.42% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
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£588 £294 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -38.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £279 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £309 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.50 - -
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
1911 1706 1471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.28% 18.65% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1172 941 816
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 87 69
Average hourly rate £19.34 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.51% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.90 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 -7 3 £525 +68.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £625 -
Berkshire -3 2 £650 +136.36%
Oracle Service Bus
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 19 (82.61%) SOA
3 16 (69.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (69.57%) Oracle Database
4 13 (56.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (56.52%) Middleware
5 11 (47.83%) BPEL
6 10 (43.48%) SOAP
7 9 (39.13%) WebLogic
7 9 (39.13%) REST
7 9 (39.13%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (34.78%) Web Services
9 7 (30.43%) Java
10 6 (26.09%) XML
10 6 (26.09%) Spring
10 6 (26.09%) Oracle BPM
11 5 (21.74%) XSD
11 5 (21.74%) WSDL
12 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
12 4 (17.39%) Migration
12 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
13 3 (13.04%) Apache Camel
13 3 (13.04%) Scrum
13 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
13 3 (13.04%) XQuery
13 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
13 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (13.04%) JBoss
14 2 (8.70%) RUP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (69.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (39.13%) WebLogic
3 3 (13.04%) JBoss
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) JCAPS
5 1 (4.35%) Apache TomEE
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) Oracle Database
2 13 (56.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
2 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) Hudson
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Continuum
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (4.35%) Toad
3 1 (4.35%) JDeveloper
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Designer
2 10 (43.48%) Solutions Designer
2 10 (43.48%) SOA Designer
3 8 (34.78%) Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (17.39%) SOA Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Architect
6 3 (13.04%) Middleware Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) SOA Consultant
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Linux Support Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) Middleware
2 10 (43.48%) SOAP
3 9 (39.13%) Oracle Fusion
3 9 (39.13%) REST
4 8 (34.78%) Web Services
5 6 (26.09%) XML
5 6 (26.09%) Spring
6 5 (21.74%) WSDL
6 5 (21.74%) XSD
7 3 (13.04%) Apache Camel
8 2 (8.70%) XSLT
8 2 (8.70%) J2EE
8 2 (8.70%) EJB
8 2 (8.70%) JMS
8 2 (8.70%) EJB 3.0
9 1 (4.35%) WebCenter
9 1 (4.35%) Java EE
9 1 (4.35%) Oracle ADF
9 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
9 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Ergonomics
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) SOA
2 11 (47.83%) BPEL
3 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
4 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) RUP
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) ERP
5 2 (8.70%) EAI
5 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) XQuery
3 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) XPath
4 1 (4.35%) Groovy
4 1 (4.35%) COBOL
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) Micro Focus
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) BEA