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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 536 491 488
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 59 91 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.59% 0.98% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 52 31
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£413 £369 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% -18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £210 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £375 £416
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -9.90%
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
10048 9280 8821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.98% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6500 5650 4968
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 383 447
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.30% -7.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -59 57 £413 +11.86% 10
London +5 15 £550 +60.00% 5
South East -22 12 £500 +33.33% 2
South West -21 9 £405 +16.54% 1
City of London +6 8 - - 2
Yorkshire -7 8 £375 -11.76% 1
West Yorkshire -5 6 £375 -23.07% 1
Bradford - 6 £375 - 1
Bristol -11 5 £400 - 1
Hampshire -19 5 £438 +4.79% 1
Berkshire +3 4 £488 +132.14%
East Midlands +3 4 £540 +70.07%
West Midlands -13 4 £358 +12.59%
North West - 4 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +6 3 £645 +103.14%
Nottingham +2 3 £645 +103.14%
Manchester - 3 - -
Somerset -7 2 £413 +10.00%
Oxfordshire - 2 £688 - 1
Oxford - 2 £688 - 1
Havant -4 1 £425 -5.02%
Sale - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £550 -
Moray - - - -
East of England - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 137 (99.28%) Oracle
2 95 (68.84%) SOA
3 92 (66.67%) Middleware
4 73 (52.90%) Oracle Fusion
5 69 (50.00%) WebLogic
6 65 (47.10%) Oracle Database
7 59 (42.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 52 (37.68%) Finance
9 47 (34.06%) Java
10 46 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 44 (31.88%) Oracle ODI
12 43 (31.16%) Oracle BPM
13 42 (30.43%) Web Services
14 37 (26.81%) WebCenter
15 36 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
16 35 (25.36%) WebLogic Portal
17 32 (23.19%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 32 (23.19%) BPEL
18 29 (21.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 28 (20.29%) Python
19 28 (20.29%) JMS
19 28 (20.29%) UNIX
19 28 (20.29%) Billing
20 27 (19.57%) JDBC
21 26 (18.84%) Revenue Management
21 26 (18.84%) Oracle BI EE
21 26 (18.84%) Oracle Identity Management
22 25 (18.12%) Analytical Skills
22 25 (18.12%) SSL
23 24 (17.39%) HTTP

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 69 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 46 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 35 (25.36%) WebLogic Portal
4 22 (15.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 10 (7.25%) Apache
6 6 (4.35%) AquaLogic
6 6 (4.35%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.17%) JBoss
7 3 (2.17%) Liferay
7 3 (2.17%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle BPEL
8 2 (1.45%) Node.js
9 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.72%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 9 (6.52%) MS Excel
1 9 (6.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 43 (31.16%) Oracle BPM
2 24 (17.39%) Documaker
3 20 (14.49%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (9.42%) Oracle FAH
5 5 (3.62%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.72%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.72%) HFM
7 1 (0.72%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.12%) SSL
2 24 (17.39%) HTTP
3 22 (15.94%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.90%) LDAP
5 3 (2.17%) Firewall
6 2 (1.45%) 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 65 (47.10%) Oracle Database
2 59 (42.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 44 (31.88%) Oracle ODI
4 26 (18.84%) Oracle BI EE
5 22 (15.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (2.17%) Essbase
7 2 (1.45%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.72%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.72%) DataStage
8 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (15.94%) JIRA
2 14 (10.14%) Hudson
3 10 (7.25%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (3.62%) JUnit
5 4 (2.90%) Maven
5 4 (2.90%) Ant
6 3 (2.17%) JDeveloper
7 2 (1.45%) Subversion
7 2 (1.45%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.45%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.45%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.72%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (37.68%) Finance
2 28 (20.29%) Billing
3 10 (7.25%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.62%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.62%) Banking
4 5 (3.62%) Retail
5 2 (1.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (21.01%) Developer
2 25 (18.12%) Architect
3 22 (15.94%) Consultant
4 21 (15.22%) Oracle Developer
5 18 (13.04%) Oracle Consultant
6 12 (8.70%) SOA Developer
7 10 (7.25%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 10 (7.25%) Technical Architect
8 9 (6.52%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (6.52%) Configuration Manager
8 9 (6.52%) Oracle Architect
9 8 (5.80%) Software Manager
9 8 (5.80%) Software Configuration Manager
9 8 (5.80%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.35%) Senior Oracle Consultant
10 6 (4.35%) Applications Support
10 6 (4.35%) Middleware Consultant
11 5 (3.62%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.62%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (66.67%) Middleware
2 73 (52.90%) Oracle Fusion
3 42 (30.43%) Web Services
4 37 (26.81%) WebCenter
5 28 (20.29%) JMS
6 27 (19.57%) JDBC
7 24 (17.39%) J2EE
8 18 (13.04%) XML
9 10 (7.25%) Spring
9 10 (7.25%) SOAP
10 9 (6.52%) WSDL
10 9 (6.52%) Java EE
11 8 (5.80%) .NET
12 7 (5.07%) REST
12 7 (5.07%) XSLT
13 6 (4.35%) JSP
14 5 (3.62%) XSD
14 5 (3.62%) Hibernate
15 4 (2.90%) Apache CXF
16 3 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.12%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.52%) Hedge funds
3 4 (2.90%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.45%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.45%) User Experience
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.72%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.72%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.72%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.29%) UNIX
2 15 (10.87%) Linux
3 5 (3.62%) Solaris
4 3 (2.17%) AIX
5 2 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (68.84%) SOA
2 36 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (23.19%) BPEL
4 26 (18.84%) Revenue Management
5 24 (17.39%) Content Management
6 15 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (10.14%) ITIL
7 14 (10.14%) Configuration Management
8 10 (7.25%) Project Management
9 8 (5.80%) PRINCE2
9 8 (5.80%) Change Management
9 8 (5.80%) Automation Testing
10 7 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (3.62%) Process Management
12 5 (3.62%) UML
12 5 (3.62%) CRM
12 5 (3.62%) Scrum
12 5 (3.62%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (34.06%) Java
2 32 (23.19%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 28 (20.29%) Python
4 24 (17.39%) SQL
4 24 (17.39%) Bash Shell
4 24 (17.39%) Jython
5 12 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 8 (5.80%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.35%) XQuery
8 2 (1.45%) VB6
8 2 (1.45%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.45%) VB
9 1 (0.72%) Perl
9 1 (0.72%) C
9 1 (0.72%) Korn
9 1 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (5.07%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.62%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.45%) APMP
3 2 (1.45%) PMP
3 2 (1.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.39%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.17%) SLA
2 3 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 23 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.72%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (21.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 26 (18.84%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.72%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 137 (99.28%) Oracle
2 20 (14.49%) Remedy
3 17 (12.32%) Siebel
4 13 (9.42%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.52%) Perforce
6 5 (3.62%) AppDynamics
6 5 (3.62%) BEA
7 4 (2.90%) ATG
7 4 (2.90%) Informatica
7 4 (2.90%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.17%) F5
8 3 (2.17%) Hyperion
8 3 (2.17%) IBM
9 2 (1.45%) SAP
9 2 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.72%) Talend
10 1 (0.72%) HP
10 1 (0.72%) Citrix
10 1 (0.72%) Kofax
10 1 (0.72%) Sun
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