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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Service Bus over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
UK
Rank 557 553 562
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 45 74 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.57% 0.84% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 33
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £383 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £444 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £53.38 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £53.38 -

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
7829 8801 9159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.49% 16.93% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5106 5598 5585
Median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 229 316
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +1.40%

Oracle Service Bus
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Service Bus within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 44 £450 - 10
London +32 25 £425 -6.59% 4
East of England +1 9 £463 - 2
Hertfordshire +2 6 £469 - 1
Yorkshire +10 4 £425 -10.52%
South East +9 4 £450 -5.26% 2
Essex -4 3 £463 - 1
Hampshire -6 3 £468 +16.87%
Havant - 3 £468 -
Watford - 2 £475 -
Nottingham +7 1 - -
East Midlands +6 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +4 1 - -
St Albans +3 1 - -
South West - 1 £320 -
City of London - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £400 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £320 -

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Service Bus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Oracle Service Bus.

1 80 (100.00%) Oracle
2 67 (83.75%) SOA
2 67 (83.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 55 (68.75%) Middleware
4 37 (46.25%) Java
5 33 (41.25%) Oracle Database
6 31 (38.75%) WebLogic
7 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (36.25%) TDD
9 28 (35.00%) Finance
10 27 (33.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 26 (32.50%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (31.25%) SAP
12 25 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
12 25 (31.25%) Marketing
12 25 (31.25%) Maven
12 25 (31.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 25 (31.25%) Manufacturing
12 25 (31.25%) Electronics
12 25 (31.25%) Telecoms
12 25 (31.25%) Programme Management
12 25 (31.25%) WSO2
13 24 (30.00%) Apache Camel
13 24 (30.00%) Mule
14 23 (28.75%) Oracle Database 12c
15 22 (27.50%) XSLT
15 22 (27.50%) SOAP
15 22 (27.50%) Web Services
16 20 (25.00%) JSON
16 20 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 67 (83.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 31 (38.75%) WebLogic
3 24 (30.00%) Mule
4 6 (7.50%) Apache
4 6 (7.50%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.25%) Confluence
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 25 (31.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) HTTP
2 3 (3.75%) SSL
3 2 (2.50%) LDAP
3 2 (2.50%) SMTP
4 1 (1.25%) FTP
4 1 (1.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (41.25%) Oracle Database
2 27 (33.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 23 (28.75%) Oracle Database 12c
4 11 (13.75%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (2.50%) DB2
5 2 (2.50%) MySQL
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (31.25%) Maven
2 5 (6.25%) SoapUI
3 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.50%) JIRA
4 2 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (2.50%) Mocha
4 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.25%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.25%) Hudson
5 1 (1.25%) JUnit
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
General
1 28 (35.00%) Finance
2 25 (31.25%) Electronics
2 25 (31.25%) Manufacturing
2 25 (31.25%) Marketing
2 25 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.00%) Retail
4 5 (6.25%) Advertising
5 3 (3.75%) Publishing
6 1 (1.25%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (56.25%) Developer
2 28 (35.00%) SOA Developer
3 19 (23.75%) Middleware Developer
4 18 (22.50%) Java Developer
5 15 (18.75%) Oracle Developer
6 12 (15.00%) Integration Developer
7 11 (13.75%) Consultant
7 11 (13.75%) Oracle Consultant
8 10 (12.50%) Java Middleware Developer
9 9 (11.25%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 7 (8.75%) DBA
10 7 (8.75%) Middleware Consultant
10 7 (8.75%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (8.75%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
11 6 (7.50%) Integration Specialist
12 5 (6.25%) Agile Developer
13 4 (5.00%) Architect
13 4 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Consultant
13 4 (5.00%) SOA Consultant
14 2 (2.50%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (68.75%) Middleware
2 24 (30.00%) Apache Camel
3 22 (27.50%) SOAP
3 22 (27.50%) Web Services
3 22 (27.50%) XSLT
4 20 (25.00%) JSON
4 20 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 18 (22.50%) XML
6 17 (21.25%) Swagger
6 17 (21.25%) WireMock
7 11 (13.75%) JMS
7 11 (13.75%) RESTful
8 9 (11.25%) XSD
9 8 (10.00%) J2EE
10 7 (8.75%) WSDL
11 5 (6.25%) REST
12 4 (5.00%) EntireX
12 4 (5.00%) Java EE
13 3 (3.75%) SAML
13 3 (3.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Linux
2 9 (11.25%) Unix
3 5 (6.25%) Solaris
4 4 (5.00%) Windows
5 3 (3.75%) AIX
6 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (83.75%) SOA
2 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (36.25%) TDD
4 26 (32.50%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (31.25%) Digital Marketing
5 25 (31.25%) Programme Management
6 16 (20.00%) BPEL
7 14 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (13.75%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 10 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (8.75%) API Integration
10 7 (8.75%) Scrum
11 5 (6.25%) DevOps
11 5 (6.25%) Microservices
12 4 (5.00%) E-business
13 3 (3.75%) Business Analysis
13 3 (3.75%) ERP
13 3 (3.75%) Functional Testing
13 3 (3.75%) Software Engineering
13 3 (3.75%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.25%) Java
2 18 (22.50%) XPath
3 16 (20.00%) SQL
4 9 (11.25%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.75%) Scala
5 3 (3.75%) XQuery
6 2 (2.50%) ES6
6 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
1 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) OCP
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) PA-DSS
1 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 4 (5.00%) Data Guard
1 4 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 80 (100.00%) Oracle
2 25 (31.25%) SAP
2 25 (31.25%) WSO2
3 5 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.50%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.50%) Siebel
4 2 (2.50%) Veritas
5 1 (1.25%) JDA
5 1 (1.25%) Remedy
5 1 (1.25%) VMware
5 1 (1.25%) webMethods
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