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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 558 506 493
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -13
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 49 76 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.49% 0.83% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 34
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£450 £445 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
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
9903 9123 8346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.28% 17.33% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6130 5700 4695
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 305 460
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.45 £42.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 -53 42 £450 - 15
South East -3 15 £450 -5.26% 2
Hampshire +3 9 £450 -14.28%
London -35 9 £450 - 6
North West -17 5 - - 6
Glasgow -2 4 £450 - 1
Scotland -4 4 £450 +24.13% 1
Liverpool -6 4 - - 5
Merseyside -9 4 - - 5
West Midlands - 4 £494 -
East of England +3 3 £458 -
Warwickshire - 3 £438 -
West Sussex - 3 £485 - 1
North Yorkshire +6 2 £438 -20.45%
Berkshire -5 2 £450 +5.88%
Yorkshire -21 2 £438 +40.00%
Worthing - 2 £483 -
South Wales - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £425 - 1
Cardiff - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £425 - 1
Reading - 2 £450 -
Southampton -3 1 £390 -
City of London -3 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire -7 1 £450 -1.63%
Norfolk - 1 £465 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £450 -

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Oracle
2 92 (80.70%) SOA
3 75 (65.79%) Middleware
4 64 (56.14%) Oracle Fusion
5 60 (52.63%) WebLogic
6 57 (50.00%) Oracle Database
7 53 (46.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 53 (46.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 37 (32.46%) BPEL
8 37 (32.46%) Java
9 29 (25.44%) Finance
10 27 (23.68%) Web Services
11 24 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (21.05%) Oracle ODI
12 23 (20.18%) Oracle BPM
13 22 (19.30%) SQL
13 22 (19.30%) JMS
14 19 (16.67%) WebCenter
15 18 (15.79%) Linux
16 17 (14.91%) UNIX
16 17 (14.91%) J2EE
17 14 (12.28%) XML
18 13 (11.40%) SOAP
19 12 (10.53%) PL/SQL
19 12 (10.53%) JDBC
19 12 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 11 (9.65%) Oracle BPEL
20 11 (9.65%) ITIL
20 11 (9.65%) Oracle EBS
21 10 (8.77%) SSL

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 60 (52.63%) WebLogic
2 53 (46.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (9.65%) Oracle BPEL
4 4 (3.51%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (3.51%) JCAPS
5 2 (1.75%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.88%) AquaLogic
6 1 (0.88%) Mule
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.88%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.88%) Apache TomEE
6 1 (0.88%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 23 (20.18%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (9.65%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (5.26%) Documaker
4 5 (4.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (4.39%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.77%) SSL
2 8 (7.02%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 53 (46.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 24 (21.05%) Oracle ODI
4 9 (7.89%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.75%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.88%) MySQL
9 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Eclipse
2 8 (7.02%) Hudson
2 8 (7.02%) Maven
3 7 (6.14%) JIRA
3 7 (6.14%) SoapUI
4 5 (4.39%) Selenium
5 4 (3.51%) JDeveloper
5 4 (3.51%) JUnit
6 3 (2.63%) Rational Application Developer
6 3 (2.63%) Apache Continuum
6 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.63%) Toad
7 2 (1.75%) Ant
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.75%) Subversion
8 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.88%) JConsole
General
1 29 (25.44%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Billing
3 5 (4.39%) Retail
4 4 (3.51%) Advertising
5 3 (2.63%) Banking
6 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (32.46%) Developer
2 24 (21.05%) Oracle Developer
3 22 (19.30%) Architect
4 12 (10.53%) Oracle Architect
5 11 (9.65%) Designer
5 11 (9.65%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (8.77%) Middleware Developer
6 10 (8.77%) SOA Designer
6 10 (8.77%) SOA Architect
7 9 (7.89%) SOA Developer
7 9 (7.89%) Consultant
8 8 (7.02%) Solutions Designer
9 7 (6.14%) Oracle SOA Architect
9 7 (6.14%) Oracle Consultant
10 6 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Middleware Architect
11 5 (4.39%) Oracle Team Leader
11 5 (4.39%) Integration Tester
11 5 (4.39%) Team Leader
11 5 (4.39%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (65.79%) Middleware
2 64 (56.14%) Oracle Fusion
3 27 (23.68%) Web Services
4 22 (19.30%) JMS
5 19 (16.67%) WebCenter
6 17 (14.91%) J2EE
7 14 (12.28%) XML
8 13 (11.40%) SOAP
9 12 (10.53%) JDBC
10 10 (8.77%) REST
11 9 (7.89%) Java EE
12 7 (6.14%) XSLT
13 6 (5.26%) XSD
13 6 (5.26%) EJB
13 6 (5.26%) WSDL
13 6 (5.26%) Spring
14 5 (4.39%) Oracle ADF
15 3 (2.63%) EJB 3.0
15 3 (2.63%) Apache Camel
15 3 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.39%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.88%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.88%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.88%) Clustering
5 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.79%) Linux
2 17 (14.91%) UNIX
3 8 (7.02%) Solaris
4 3 (2.63%) Windows
4 3 (2.63%) AIX
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (80.70%) SOA
2 37 (32.46%) BPEL
3 24 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (9.65%) ITIL
5 9 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.02%) Process Management
6 8 (7.02%) Waterfall
6 8 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (6.14%) UML
8 6 (5.26%) Scrum
8 6 (5.26%) Revenue Management
8 6 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (5.26%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.51%) ERP
9 4 (3.51%) EAI
9 4 (3.51%) CRM
9 4 (3.51%) OO
9 4 (3.51%) Automation Testing
9 4 (3.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (32.46%) Java
2 22 (19.30%) SQL
3 12 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 8 (7.02%) Shell Script
4 8 (7.02%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 7 (6.14%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.51%) XQuery
6 4 (3.51%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.63%) Python
8 2 (1.75%) Jython
8 2 (1.75%) COBOL
9 1 (0.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.63%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) ISEB
3 2 (1.75%) OCP
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.88%) PMP
4 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) Data Quality
2 7 (6.14%) QA
3 3 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (3.51%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.75%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 114 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (6.14%) Remedy
3 4 (3.51%) Informatica
3 4 (3.51%) WorldPay
4 3 (2.63%) IBM
4 3 (2.63%) Micro Focus
5 2 (1.75%) Siebel
6 1 (0.88%) GigaSpaces
6 1 (0.88%) Talend
6 1 (0.88%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.88%) BEA
6 1 (0.88%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe
6 1 (0.88%) HP
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