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 June 2016 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 536 558 550
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 106 75 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.13% 0.76% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 38 37
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £425 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £56.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.50 -

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
9421 9831 9384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.55% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6294 6131 5668
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 341 356
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

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 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Service Bus within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +43 106 £450 - 11
London +33 39 £446 -0.83% 4
South East +14 25 £463 +2.77% 4
Merseyside +1 17 £385 -23.00% 3
North West -15 17 £385 -23.00% 3
Liverpool +4 16 £385 -23.00% 3
Oxfordshire +20 13 £500 -17.52%
East of England +24 11 £450 -
Oxford +10 10 £506 -13.82%
Hampshire +5 10 £450 - 1
Essex - 8 £450 -
West Midlands -17 4 £365 -26.07%
Hook - 4 £463 -
Yorkshire - 4 £470 -
Hertfordshire +17 3 £438 -2.72%
Warwickshire -6 3 £365 -16.57%
Aldershot +9 2 £400 -11.11%
Warwick - 2 £365 -
Southampton - 2 £425 -
City of London - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £463 -
Canary Wharf +6 1 - -
Birmingham -8 1 - -
Havant - 1 £450 -
Tring - 1 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £465 -
Kent - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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.

1 175 (100.00%) Oracle
2 130 (74.29%) SOA
3 82 (46.86%) Java
4 79 (45.14%) XML
5 77 (44.00%) Oracle Database
6 76 (43.43%) Web Services
7 70 (40.00%) SOAP
8 69 (39.43%) Middleware
9 57 (32.57%) Oracle Fusion
10 56 (32.00%) WebLogic
11 52 (29.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 50 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (23.43%) REST
13 41 (23.43%) JMS
14 39 (22.29%) Oracle Database 11g
15 37 (21.14%) Apache Camel
16 35 (20.00%) BPEL
17 33 (18.86%) SQL
17 33 (18.86%) XSD
18 30 (17.14%) Linux
18 30 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
19 25 (14.29%) SoapUI
19 25 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
19 25 (14.29%) ETL
19 25 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
20 24 (13.71%) Migration
21 23 (13.14%) Scrum
21 23 (13.14%) WSO2
22 20 (11.43%) Finance
22 20 (11.43%) Spring

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 56 (32.00%) WebLogic
2 52 (29.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (9.71%) Mule
4 11 (6.29%) WebSphere
5 10 (5.71%) Apache ServiceMix
5 10 (5.71%) JBoss
6 6 (3.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (2.29%) Apache Spark
8 4 (2.29%) JCAPS
8 4 (2.29%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (2.29%) SAS
9 3 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.71%) Liferay
9 3 (1.71%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.71%) Oracle BPEL
10 2 (1.14%) Apache
10 2 (1.14%) AquaLogic
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (10.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (8.57%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (3.43%) Oracle Retail
7 5 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (2.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (1.71%) Eloqua
10 2 (1.14%) Maximo
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle HRMS
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.29%) SaaS
2 2 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (1.14%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (1.14%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (1.14%) GitHub
2 2 (1.14%) Route 53
2 2 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.00%) HTTP
2 10 (5.71%) LDAP
3 3 (1.71%) FTP
4 2 (1.14%) OpenVPN
4 2 (1.14%) SSL
5 1 (0.57%) Internet
5 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (44.00%) Oracle Database
2 39 (22.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 25 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 16 (9.14%) Oracle ODI
5 12 (6.86%) MySQL
6 7 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (3.43%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (3.43%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.29%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.29%) Big Data
8 4 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.29%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.14%) DataStax
10 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.14%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 1 (0.57%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 25 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 14 (8.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 13 (7.43%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.71%) EasyMock
4 10 (5.71%) Maven
4 10 (5.71%) Mockito
5 9 (5.14%) JDeveloper
5 9 (5.14%) JIRA
5 9 (5.14%) Protractor
6 8 (4.57%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.43%) JUnit
8 5 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.71%) Hudson
9 3 (1.71%) JMeter
9 3 (1.71%) Selenium
10 2 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.14%) GitLab
10 2 (1.14%) Grunt
10 2 (1.14%) gulp
10 2 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 20 (11.43%) Finance
2 14 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 14 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.86%) Marketing
4 11 (6.29%) Retail
5 10 (5.71%) Electronics
6 5 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.29%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.29%) Law
8 3 (1.71%) Banking
9 2 (1.14%) Advertising
10 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 88 (50.29%) Developer
2 42 (24.00%) Oracle Developer
2 42 (24.00%) SOA Developer
3 39 (22.29%) Architect
4 36 (20.57%) Integration Developer
5 29 (16.57%) Java Developer
6 27 (15.43%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 23 (13.14%) Consultant
8 19 (10.86%) Oracle Consultant
9 16 (9.14%) Oracle Architect
10 15 (8.57%) Designer
11 13 (7.43%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (6.86%) Oracle SOA Consultant
12 12 (6.86%) SOA Consultant
13 11 (6.29%) Solutions Designer
14 9 (5.14%) Middleware Developer
15 8 (4.57%) XML Developer
16 7 (4.00%) Integration Architect
16 7 (4.00%) Software Architect
17 6 (3.43%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (45.14%) XML
2 76 (43.43%) Web Services
3 70 (40.00%) SOAP
4 69 (39.43%) Middleware
5 57 (32.57%) Oracle Fusion
6 41 (23.43%) JMS
6 41 (23.43%) REST
7 37 (21.14%) Apache Camel
8 33 (18.86%) XSD
9 20 (11.43%) JSON
9 20 (11.43%) Spring
10 17 (9.71%) JPA
11 16 (9.14%) AngularJS
11 16 (9.14%) RESTful
12 15 (8.57%) XSL
13 14 (8.00%) Apache CXF
13 14 (8.00%) Java EE
14 13 (7.43%) J2EE
14 13 (7.43%) WSDL
14 13 (7.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.29%) Data Integration
2 12 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.71%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.29%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.14%) Linux
2 13 (7.43%) Windows
3 11 (6.29%) Unix
4 7 (4.00%) Solaris
5 6 (3.43%) AIX
6 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (74.29%) SOA
2 50 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (20.00%) BPEL
4 30 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (14.29%) ETL
6 24 (13.71%) Migration
7 23 (13.14%) Scrum
8 17 (9.71%) B2B
8 17 (9.71%) SDLC
8 17 (9.71%) UML
9 16 (9.14%) Integration Testing
10 15 (8.57%) ERP
11 14 (8.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
11 14 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 14 (8.00%) TDD
12 13 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (7.43%) Workflow
13 12 (6.86%) Open Source
13 12 (6.86%) Waterfall
14 11 (6.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 82 (46.86%) Java
2 33 (18.86%) SQL
3 17 (9.71%) JavaScript
3 17 (9.71%) PL/SQL
4 7 (4.00%) C#
5 5 (2.86%) Python
6 4 (2.29%) Groovy
6 4 (2.29%) Ruby
6 4 (2.29%) Scala
6 4 (2.29%) XQuery
7 3 (1.71%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.14%) XPath
9 1 (0.57%) C
9 1 (0.57%) Perl
9 1 (0.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 17 (9.71%) SC Cleared
1 17 (9.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.43%) Degree
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.14%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (2.29%) Puppet
2 3 (1.71%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.71%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.14%) Nessus
3 2 (1.14%) Oozie
3 2 (1.14%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 175 (100.00%) Oracle
2 23 (13.14%) WSO2
3 14 (8.00%) Talend
4 13 (7.43%) SAP
5 10 (5.71%) Google
5 10 (5.71%) IBM
6 9 (5.14%) Informatica
7 7 (4.00%) Hyperion
7 7 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (3.43%) Adobe
8 6 (3.43%) Retalix
9 4 (2.29%) Hortonworks
10 3 (1.71%) Endeca
10 3 (1.71%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.71%) Siebel
11 2 (1.14%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.14%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.14%) Axway
11 2 (1.14%) Qualys
12 1 (0.57%) MuleSoft
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