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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 558 548 533
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 103 94 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.05% 0.94% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 47 38
Median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £625 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £480 £393
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +22.29%
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
9837 9994 9435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.54% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6506 6276 5543
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 312 390
Median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.15 £41.85 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

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 July 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 July 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 +22 103 £450 -10.00% 5
London +15 43 £450 - 2
North West +6 21 £394 -21.25% 3
Merseyside +11 20 £394 -21.25% 3
Liverpool +10 19 £403 -19.50% 3
South East +2 18 £450 -7.21%
East of England +26 9 £450 -
Hampshire 0 7 £463 +2.77%
Oxfordshire +11 6 £350 -44.00%
Oxford +1 6 £350 -40.42%
Essex - 6 £450 -
Berkshire 0 4 £500 -23.07%
Yorkshire -7 4 £470 +56.66%
Hook - 4 £463 -
Hertfordshire +17 3 £438 -2.72%
Havant - 2 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £463 -
City of London +44 1 - -
West Yorkshire -4 1 £465 +55.00%
Birmingham -13 1 - -
Manchester -16 1 - -
West Midlands -30 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £425 -
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £425 -
South West - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £425 -
Tring - 1 £375 -

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 190 (100.00%) Oracle
2 134 (70.53%) SOA
3 97 (51.05%) Java
4 84 (44.21%) Oracle Database
5 82 (43.16%) Web Services
5 82 (43.16%) XML
6 71 (37.37%) Middleware
7 70 (36.84%) SOAP
8 57 (30.00%) Oracle Fusion
9 55 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (28.95%) WebLogic
10 52 (27.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 48 (25.26%) JMS
12 44 (23.16%) Oracle Database 11g
13 40 (21.05%) BPEL
14 39 (20.53%) REST
15 38 (20.00%) Apache Camel
16 36 (18.95%) SQL
17 34 (17.89%) Linux
18 31 (16.32%) ETL
19 30 (15.79%) XSD
19 30 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
20 29 (15.26%) Spring
21 28 (14.74%) Oracle EBS
22 26 (13.68%) Migration
23 25 (13.16%) Scrum
23 25 (13.16%) SoapUI
24 24 (12.63%) WSO2
24 24 (12.63%) Finance
25 22 (11.58%) JavaScript

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 55 (28.95%) WebLogic
2 52 (27.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 19 (10.00%) Mule
4 11 (5.79%) JBoss
4 11 (5.79%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.74%) Apache ServiceMix
6 6 (3.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (2.11%) Apache Spark
7 4 (2.11%) JCAPS
7 4 (2.11%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (2.11%) SAS
7 4 (2.11%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.58%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.58%) Oracle BPEL
8 3 (1.58%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (1.05%) Apache
9 2 (1.05%) AquaLogic
9 2 (1.05%) Confluence
9 2 (1.05%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (1.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (14.74%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (10.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
4 13 (6.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (3.68%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (2.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (2.11%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (1.58%) Eloqua
9 2 (1.05%) Maximo
10 1 (0.53%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle HRMS
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payroll
10 1 (0.53%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.11%) SaaS
2 2 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.05%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (1.05%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (1.05%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (1.05%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (1.05%) GitHub
2 2 (1.05%) Route 53
2 2 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.89%) HTTP
2 11 (5.79%) LDAP
3 8 (4.21%) FTP
4 3 (1.58%) SSL
5 2 (1.05%) Internet
5 2 (1.05%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.53%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (44.21%) Oracle Database
2 44 (23.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 22 (11.58%) Oracle Database 12c
4 17 (8.95%) Oracle ODI
5 11 (5.79%) MySQL
6 8 (4.21%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.68%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.63%) Big Data
10 4 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (2.11%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.11%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.05%) DataStax
12 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.05%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 1 (0.53%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 25 (13.16%) SoapUI
2 17 (8.95%) Talend Open Studio
3 13 (6.84%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.79%) Protractor
5 10 (5.26%) Maven
6 9 (4.74%) EasyMock
6 9 (4.74%) Git (software)
6 9 (4.74%) JDeveloper
6 9 (4.74%) JIRA
6 9 (4.74%) Mockito
7 7 (3.68%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (2.63%) JUnit
9 3 (1.58%) Hudson
10 2 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.05%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.05%) GitLab
10 2 (1.05%) Grunt
10 2 (1.05%) JMeter
10 2 (1.05%) Selenium
10 2 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 24 (12.63%) Finance
2 19 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 17 (8.95%) Telecoms
4 14 (7.37%) Marketing
5 13 (6.84%) Electronics
6 11 (5.79%) Retail
7 5 (2.63%) Law
8 4 (2.11%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.58%) Banking
10 2 (1.05%) Advertising
11 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (48.42%) Developer
2 46 (24.21%) Architect
2 46 (24.21%) Oracle Developer
3 41 (21.58%) SOA Developer
4 39 (20.53%) Integration Developer
5 33 (17.37%) Java Developer
6 27 (14.21%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 25 (13.16%) Consultant
8 20 (10.53%) Oracle Consultant
9 15 (7.89%) Designer
9 15 (7.89%) Oracle Architect
9 15 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (6.32%) Integration Architect
11 11 (5.79%) Oracle SOA Consultant
11 11 (5.79%) SOA Consultant
11 11 (5.79%) Solutions Designer
12 9 (4.74%) Java Architect
12 9 (4.74%) Middleware Developer
13 8 (4.21%) XML Developer
14 7 (3.68%) Data Migration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (43.16%) Web Services
1 82 (43.16%) XML
2 71 (37.37%) Middleware
3 70 (36.84%) SOAP
4 57 (30.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 48 (25.26%) JMS
6 39 (20.53%) REST
7 38 (20.00%) Apache Camel
8 30 (15.79%) XSD
9 29 (15.26%) Spring
10 20 (10.53%) JSON
11 19 (10.00%) AngularJS
11 19 (10.00%) Java EE
11 19 (10.00%) RESTful
12 17 (8.95%) JPA
13 15 (7.89%) J2EE
13 15 (7.89%) XML Schema
13 15 (7.89%) XSL
13 15 (7.89%) XSLT
14 14 (7.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.05%) Data Integration
2 13 (6.84%) Virtual Team
3 12 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.68%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.16%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.11%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.58%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.89%) Linux
2 14 (7.37%) Windows
3 12 (6.32%) Unix
4 7 (3.68%) Solaris
5 6 (3.16%) AIX
6 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (70.53%) SOA
2 55 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (21.05%) BPEL
4 31 (16.32%) ETL
5 30 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (13.68%) Migration
7 25 (13.16%) Scrum
8 19 (10.00%) SDLC
9 18 (9.47%) B2B
10 17 (8.95%) TDD
10 17 (8.95%) UML
11 16 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (8.42%) Enterprise Architecture
12 15 (7.89%) Integration Testing
13 14 (7.37%) High Availability
14 13 (6.84%) Digital Marketing
14 13 (6.84%) ERP
14 13 (6.84%) Programme Management
15 12 (6.32%) Data Modelling
15 12 (6.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 97 (51.05%) Java
2 36 (18.95%) SQL
3 22 (11.58%) JavaScript
4 16 (8.42%) PL/SQL
5 9 (4.74%) C#
5 9 (4.74%) XQuery
6 5 (2.63%) Python
7 4 (2.11%) Groovy
7 4 (2.11%) Ruby
7 4 (2.11%) Scala
8 3 (1.58%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.05%) XPath
10 1 (0.53%) C
10 1 (0.53%) Perl
10 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 19 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 19 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.63%) Degree
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.53%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.74%) QA
2 3 (1.58%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.05%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (2.11%) Oracle Identity Management
1 4 (2.11%) Puppet
2 3 (1.58%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.58%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.05%) Nessus
3 2 (1.05%) Oozie
3 2 (1.05%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 190 (100.00%) Oracle
2 24 (12.63%) WSO2
3 17 (8.95%) Talend
4 16 (8.42%) SAP
5 11 (5.79%) IBM
6 10 (5.26%) Informatica
7 9 (4.74%) Google
8 8 (4.21%) Hyperion
8 8 (4.21%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (3.16%) Adobe
10 4 (2.11%) Hortonworks
10 4 (2.11%) Siebel
11 3 (1.58%) Endeca
11 3 (1.58%) Microsoft
11 3 (1.58%) Retalix
12 2 (1.05%) AppDynamics
12 2 (1.05%) Atlassian
12 2 (1.05%) Axway
12 2 (1.05%) Qualys
13 1 (0.53%) MuleSoft
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