The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Service Bus skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 126 112 128
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.26% 0.093% 0.066%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.60% 0.62% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
501 323 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.35% 15.07% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 200 321
Average daily rate £331 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -16.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £16.85 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £23.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Oracle Service Bus
England

Oracle Service Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Oracle Service Bus Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Oracle Service Bus
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Oracle Service Bus Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle Service Bus
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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
Bristol - 1 £400 - 4
Oracle Service Bus
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (75.00%) Java
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle
2 12 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 11 (55.00%) J2EE
4 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (45.00%) Finance
4 9 (45.00%) jQuery
5 8 (40.00%) Spring
5 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 8 (40.00%) SOA
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) .NET
6 7 (35.00%) Web Services
6 7 (35.00%) Maven
7 6 (30.00%) BPEL
7 6 (30.00%) Spring MVC
7 6 (30.00%) SOAP
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (30.00%) MVC
7 6 (30.00%) XML
8 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
8 5 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (25.00%) JSF
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (25.00%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 5 (25.00%) REST
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (20.00%) BPMN
9 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
9 4 (20.00%) OWASP

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 12 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 5 (25.00%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Maven
2 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (20.00%) JDeveloper
4 2 (10.00%) JUnit
5 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.00%) Ant
5 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (5.00%) Hudson
5 1 (5.00%) Mockito
5 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
1 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) J2EE
2 9 (45.00%) jQuery
3 8 (40.00%) Spring
4 7 (35.00%) .NET
4 7 (35.00%) Web Services
5 6 (30.00%) Spring MVC
5 6 (30.00%) SOAP
5 6 (30.00%) XML
6 5 (25.00%) JSF
6 5 (25.00%) REST
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (20.00%) Middleware
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle ADF
7 4 (20.00%) XSLT
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 4 (20.00%) CSS
8 1 (5.00%) JDBC
8 1 (5.00%) JSP
8 1 (5.00%) SAML
8 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) PMI
1 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) HPUX
1 1 (5.00%) Solaris
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) SOA
2 6 (30.00%) BPEL
2 6 (30.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) BPMN
3 4 (20.00%) OWASP
3 4 (20.00%) UML
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) OCP
1 1 (5.00%) OCA
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.00%) PMP
1 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Kofax
2 1 (5.00%) KANA
2 1 (5.00%) F5
2 1 (5.00%) Talend
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