The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Service Bus skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Service Bus over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 553 520 509
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 65 66 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.61% 0.70% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 40 25
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£413 £344 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £210 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10609 9427 9888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 17.94% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6598 5710 5589
Average daily rate £383 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 362 373 487
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

Oracle Service Bus
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Oracle Service Bus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Service Bus
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus within the UK.

Oracle Service Bus Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Service Bus
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Service Bus within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Oracle Service Bus Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Service Bus
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Service Bus within the UK.

Oracle Service Bus Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 21 October 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
England -31 55 £413 +20.00% 9
London -1 29 £425 +30.76% 4
City of London +28 11 £350 +13.82% 4
South East -26 6 £425 +13.33%
South West -30 6 £400 -
West Yorkshire -3 5 £413 -23.61% 1
Yorkshire -5 5 £413 +10.00% 1
Berkshire +10 4 £350 +37.25%
Leeds 0 4 £413 -23.61% 1
East of England -15 4 £393 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £393 - 1
Bristol - 4 £400 -
North West -13 3 £425 +6.25% 2
Bradford - 3 £413 -
Hitchin - 3 £393 - 1
Scotland - 3 £475 -
Hampshire -12 2 £550 +15.78%
Havant - 2 £550 -
Merseyside -2 1 £425 +13.33% 1
Liverpool -4 1 £425 +13.33% 1
Cumbria - - - -
Devon - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Hayes - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Kidlington - - - -

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 140 (99.29%) Oracle
2 94 (66.67%) SOA
3 83 (58.87%) Middleware
4 71 (50.35%) Oracle Fusion
5 68 (48.23%) WebLogic
6 67 (47.52%) Java
7 62 (43.97%) Oracle Database
8 59 (41.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 56 (39.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 54 (38.30%) Web Services
11 50 (35.46%) Finance
12 48 (34.04%) Oracle BPM
13 42 (29.79%) BPEL
14 40 (28.37%) J2EE
14 40 (28.37%) Oracle ODI
15 35 (24.82%) WebLogic Portal
16 34 (24.11%) JDBC
16 34 (24.11%) WebCenter
17 31 (21.99%) SQL
17 31 (21.99%) JMS
18 30 (21.28%) HTTP
19 29 (20.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 29 (20.57%) Python
20 28 (19.86%) Business Intelligence
20 28 (19.86%) XML
20 28 (19.86%) Oracle Identity Management
21 26 (18.44%) UNIX
21 26 (18.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
21 26 (18.44%) Billing
21 26 (18.44%) Analytical Skills

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 68 (48.23%) WebLogic
2 56 (39.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 35 (24.82%) WebLogic Portal
4 22 (15.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 13 (9.22%) AquaLogic
6 11 (7.80%) Apache
7 7 (4.96%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.55%) Jetty
9 3 (2.13%) Liferay
9 3 (2.13%) AquaLogic Service Bus
10 2 (1.42%) Node.js
10 2 (1.42%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (1.42%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.42%) JBoss
11 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.71%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (6.38%) MS Office
1 9 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 48 (34.04%) Oracle BPM
2 22 (15.60%) Documaker
3 16 (11.35%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (9.22%) Oracle FAH
5 5 (3.55%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.71%) HFM
7 1 (0.71%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.28%) HTTP
2 25 (17.73%) SSL
3 20 (14.18%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.84%) LDAP
5 3 (2.13%) Firewall
6 2 (1.42%) FTP
6 2 (1.42%) Internet
6 2 (1.42%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.71%) SAN
7 1 (0.71%) SSH
7 1 (0.71%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (43.97%) Oracle Database
2 59 (41.84%) Oracle Database 11g
3 40 (28.37%) Oracle ODI
4 23 (16.31%) Oracle BI EE
5 21 (14.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (2.13%) Essbase
7 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.71%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.71%) DataStage
8 1 (0.71%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.71%) Big Data
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 20 (14.18%) JIRA
2 16 (11.35%) Hudson
3 14 (9.93%) Ant
4 12 (8.51%) JUnit
4 12 (8.51%) Maven
5 10 (7.09%) Eclipse
6 9 (6.38%) JDeveloper
6 9 (6.38%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (2.13%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.42%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.42%) Subversion
9 1 (0.71%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.71%) Mockito
General
1 50 (35.46%) Finance
2 26 (18.44%) Billing
3 10 (7.09%) Banking
4 9 (6.38%) Financial Institution
5 8 (5.67%) Retail
6 4 (2.84%) Back Office
6 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.42%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (25.53%) Developer
2 27 (19.15%) Consultant
3 21 (14.89%) Architect
4 20 (14.18%) Oracle Consultant
5 18 (12.77%) Oracle Developer
6 17 (12.06%) Java Developer
7 14 (9.93%) SOA Developer
8 12 (8.51%) Oracle Architect
8 12 (8.51%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 11 (7.80%) Project Manager
9 11 (7.80%) Senior Consultant
10 9 (6.38%) Configuration Manager
11 8 (5.67%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (5.67%) Oracle SOA Architect
11 8 (5.67%) Software Configuration Manager
11 8 (5.67%) Software Manager
11 8 (5.67%) SOA Architect
12 7 (4.96%) Designer
12 7 (4.96%) Middleware Consultant
12 7 (4.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (58.87%) Middleware
2 71 (50.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 54 (38.30%) Web Services
4 40 (28.37%) J2EE
5 34 (24.11%) JDBC
5 34 (24.11%) WebCenter
6 31 (21.99%) JMS
7 28 (19.86%) XML
8 21 (14.89%) JSP
9 17 (12.06%) Spring
10 13 (9.22%) HTML
11 12 (8.51%) jQuery
11 12 (8.51%) CSS
11 12 (8.51%) XSLT
12 11 (7.80%) Ajax
12 11 (7.80%) SOAP
13 10 (7.09%) Java EE
13 10 (7.09%) REST
13 10 (7.09%) Apache CXF
14 8 (5.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.44%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.38%) Hedge funds
3 2 (1.42%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.42%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.42%) User Experience
4 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.71%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.71%) DataPower
4 1 (0.71%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.44%) UNIX
2 12 (8.51%) Linux
3 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.42%) AIX
3 2 (1.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (66.67%) SOA
2 42 (29.79%) BPEL
3 28 (19.86%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (17.02%) Content Management
4 24 (17.02%) Revenue Management
5 14 (9.93%) Configuration Management
6 13 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (7.80%) Project Management
8 8 (5.67%) PRINCE2
8 8 (5.67%) Automation Testing
9 7 (4.96%) UML
10 6 (4.26%) Change Management
10 6 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.26%) BPMN
11 5 (3.55%) Migration
11 5 (3.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (3.55%) Scrum
11 5 (3.55%) ITIL
11 5 (3.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (47.52%) Java
2 31 (21.99%) SQL
3 29 (20.57%) Python
4 26 (18.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 25 (17.73%) Jython
6 21 (14.89%) Bash Shell
7 12 (8.51%) JavaScript
7 12 (8.51%) PL/SQL
8 11 (7.80%) XQuery
9 8 (5.67%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.13%) C
11 2 (1.42%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.42%) VB
11 2 (1.42%) VB6
11 2 (1.42%) Korn
12 1 (0.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (1.42%) Degree
1 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
1 2 (1.42%) APMP
2 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.71%) PMP
2 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.60%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (14.18%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (20.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 28 (19.86%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (1.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 140 (99.29%) Oracle
2 19 (13.48%) Siebel
3 18 (12.77%) Remedy
4 13 (9.22%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.38%) Perforce
6 6 (4.26%) BEA
6 6 (4.26%) IBM
7 3 (2.13%) SAP
7 3 (2.13%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.13%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.13%) ATG
7 3 (2.13%) F5
8 2 (1.42%) VMware
8 2 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.71%) Sun
9 1 (0.71%) Citrix
9 1 (0.71%) KANA
9 1 (0.71%) CollabNet
9 1 (0.71%) FatWire
9 1 (0.71%) Ab Initio