The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank - 128 116
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 0 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.41% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.97% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 6
Average daily rate
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- £414 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.21%
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
522 661 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.80% 20.81% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 409 247
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 7
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) J2EE
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (50.00%) Middleware
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) BPEL
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) ATG
6 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (16.67%) Release Management
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (16.67%) EJB
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) UML
6 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (16.67%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (16.67%) JCAPS
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) SOA Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (16.67%) EJB
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) JMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) BPEL
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) ATG