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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 552 510 511
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 61 67 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.57% 0.71% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 42 26
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£413 £369 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% -19.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £210 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £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
10653 9424 9607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.25% 17.97% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6678 5709 5423
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 378 465
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 £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.95 £39.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.32%

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 24 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 24 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 -34 51 £406 +10.16% 12
London -1 25 £400 +23.07% 4
City of London +21 10 £325 +5.69% 4
South West -29 7 £400 +6.66%
South East -23 6 £425 +13.33% 2
Bristol - 5 £400 -
Berkshire +11 4 £350 +37.25% 1
Yorkshire -3 4 £413 +10.00% 3
West Yorkshire -6 4 £413 -23.61% 3
East of England -12 4 £393 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £393 - 1
Leeds -3 3 £413 -23.61% 1
North West -7 3 £425 +6.25% 2
Bradford - 3 £413 - 2
Hitchin - 3 £393 - 1
Scotland - 3 £475 -
Havant +4 2 £550 +41.93%
Hampshire -13 2 £550 +27.53%
Merseyside -3 1 £425 +13.33% 1
Liverpool -3 1 £425 +13.33% 1
Cumbria - - - -
Devon - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Barrow-in-Furness - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 138 (99.28%) Oracle
2 92 (66.19%) SOA
3 83 (59.71%) Middleware
4 72 (51.80%) Oracle Fusion
5 67 (48.20%) WebLogic
6 66 (47.48%) Java
7 60 (43.17%) Oracle Database
8 57 (41.01%) Oracle Database 11g
9 53 (38.13%) Web Services
9 53 (38.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 50 (35.97%) Finance
11 48 (34.53%) Oracle BPM
12 40 (28.78%) BPEL
12 40 (28.78%) J2EE
12 40 (28.78%) Oracle ODI
13 35 (25.18%) WebLogic Portal
13 35 (25.18%) JDBC
14 34 (24.46%) WebCenter
15 31 (22.30%) SQL
15 31 (22.30%) JMS
16 30 (21.58%) HTTP
17 29 (20.86%) Python
17 29 (20.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 29 (20.86%) XML
18 28 (20.14%) Business Intelligence
18 28 (20.14%) Oracle Identity Management
19 26 (18.71%) UNIX
19 26 (18.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 26 (18.71%) Billing
19 26 (18.71%) Analytical Skills

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 67 (48.20%) WebLogic
2 53 (38.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 35 (25.18%) WebLogic Portal
4 22 (15.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 13 (9.35%) AquaLogic
6 11 (7.91%) Apache
7 7 (5.04%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.60%) Jetty
9 3 (2.16%) Liferay
9 3 (2.16%) AquaLogic Service Bus
10 2 (1.44%) Node.js
10 2 (1.44%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (1.44%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.44%) JBoss
11 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.72%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (6.47%) MS Office
1 9 (6.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 48 (34.53%) Oracle BPM
2 22 (15.83%) Documaker
3 15 (10.79%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (9.35%) Oracle FAH
5 5 (3.60%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.72%) HFM
7 1 (0.72%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.58%) HTTP
2 25 (17.99%) SSL
3 20 (14.39%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.88%) LDAP
5 3 (2.16%) Firewall
6 2 (1.44%) FTP
6 2 (1.44%) Internet
6 2 (1.44%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.72%) SAN
7 1 (0.72%) SSH
7 1 (0.72%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (43.17%) Oracle Database
2 57 (41.01%) Oracle Database 11g
3 40 (28.78%) Oracle ODI
4 23 (16.55%) Oracle BI EE
5 21 (15.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (2.16%) Essbase
7 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.72%) DataStage
8 1 (0.72%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.72%) Big Data
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 20 (14.39%) JIRA
2 17 (12.23%) Hudson
3 14 (10.07%) Ant
4 13 (9.35%) JUnit
4 13 (9.35%) Maven
5 10 (7.19%) Eclipse
6 9 (6.47%) JDeveloper
6 9 (6.47%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (2.16%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.44%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.44%) Subversion
9 1 (0.72%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.72%) Mockito
General
1 50 (35.97%) Finance
2 26 (18.71%) Billing
3 10 (7.19%) Banking
4 9 (6.47%) Financial Institution
5 8 (5.76%) Retail
6 4 (2.88%) Back Office
6 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.44%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.72%) Publishing
8 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (26.62%) Developer
2 27 (19.42%) Consultant
3 20 (14.39%) Architect
3 20 (14.39%) Oracle Consultant
4 18 (12.95%) Java Developer
4 18 (12.95%) Oracle Developer
5 14 (10.07%) SOA Developer
6 12 (8.63%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 11 (7.91%) Oracle Architect
7 11 (7.91%) Project Manager
7 11 (7.91%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (6.47%) Configuration Manager
9 8 (5.76%) Software Configuration Manager
9 8 (5.76%) Software Manager
10 7 (5.04%) SOA Architect
10 7 (5.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 7 (5.04%) Oracle SOA Architect
10 7 (5.04%) Middleware Consultant
10 7 (5.04%) Technical Architect
10 7 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (59.71%) Middleware
2 72 (51.80%) Oracle Fusion
3 53 (38.13%) Web Services
4 40 (28.78%) J2EE
5 35 (25.18%) JDBC
6 34 (24.46%) WebCenter
7 31 (22.30%) JMS
8 29 (20.86%) XML
9 22 (15.83%) JSP
10 18 (12.95%) Spring
11 13 (9.35%) HTML
12 12 (8.63%) jQuery
12 12 (8.63%) CSS
12 12 (8.63%) XSLT
13 11 (7.91%) Ajax
13 11 (7.91%) Apache CXF
14 10 (7.19%) SOAP
15 9 (6.47%) Java EE
15 9 (6.47%) REST
16 8 (5.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.47%) Hedge funds
3 2 (1.44%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.44%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.44%) User Experience
4 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.72%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.72%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.72%) DataPower
4 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.71%) UNIX
2 13 (9.35%) Linux
3 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.44%) AIX
3 2 (1.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (66.19%) SOA
2 40 (28.78%) BPEL
3 28 (20.14%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (17.27%) Content Management
4 24 (17.27%) Revenue Management
5 14 (10.07%) Configuration Management
6 12 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (7.91%) Project Management
8 8 (5.76%) PRINCE2
8 8 (5.76%) Automation Testing
9 7 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.32%) Integration Testing
10 6 (4.32%) UML
10 6 (4.32%) Change Management
10 6 (4.32%) BPMN
11 5 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (3.60%) ITIL
11 5 (3.60%) Migration
11 5 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (2.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 66 (47.48%) Java
2 31 (22.30%) SQL
3 29 (20.86%) Python
4 26 (18.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 25 (17.99%) Jython
6 21 (15.11%) Bash Shell
7 12 (8.63%) JavaScript
8 11 (7.91%) PL/SQL
8 11 (7.91%) XQuery
9 8 (5.76%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.16%) C
11 2 (1.44%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.44%) VB
11 2 (1.44%) VB6
11 2 (1.44%) Korn
12 1 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (1.44%) Security Cleared
1 2 (1.44%) APMP
2 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.72%) PMP
2 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (15.83%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (14.39%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.72%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (20.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 28 (20.14%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (1.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 138 (99.28%) Oracle
2 19 (13.67%) Siebel
3 18 (12.95%) Remedy
4 13 (9.35%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.47%) Perforce
6 6 (4.32%) BEA
6 6 (4.32%) IBM
7 3 (2.16%) SAP
7 3 (2.16%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.16%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.16%) ATG
7 3 (2.16%) F5
8 2 (1.44%) VMware
8 2 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.72%) Sun
9 1 (0.72%) Citrix
9 1 (0.72%) KANA
9 1 (0.72%) CollabNet
9 1 (0.72%) FatWire
9 1 (0.72%) Ab Initio
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