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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 587 597 589
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 34 48 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.087% 0.085%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.39% 0.52% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 27
Median daily rate £438 £475 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +17.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £397 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £473 £403
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +17.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8804 9259 9900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 16.80% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5628 5858 6294
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 260 361
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.94%

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 9 December 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 18 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 9 December 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 -6 33 £438 -7.89% 9
London +9 11 £413 -13.15% 2
East of England - 8 £438 - 6
Yorkshire +13 6 £450 +5.88%
North West +2 5 £438 -12.50%
Hertfordshire - 5 £438 - 4
Essex - 3 £463 - 1
West Yorkshire +14 2 £450 +5.88%
Leeds +10 2 £450 +5.88%
Sheffield - 2 £450 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
South East +21 1 £450 +12.50% 1
Hampshire +19 1 £450 +12.50%
South West +8 1 £475 -
West Midlands -12 1 £300 -40.00%
Manchester - 1 - -
Havant - 1 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Oracle
2 74 (67.89%) SOA
2 74 (67.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 59 (54.13%) Java
4 52 (47.71%) Oracle Database
5 50 (45.87%) Middleware
6 42 (38.53%) Web Services
7 36 (33.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 35 (32.11%) XML
9 33 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (25.69%) BPEL
10 28 (25.69%) Oracle Fusion
11 27 (24.77%) JMS
12 24 (22.02%) SQL
12 24 (22.02%) WebLogic
12 24 (22.02%) TDD
13 22 (20.18%) Oracle EBS
13 22 (20.18%) SOAP
13 22 (20.18%) Oracle Database 12c
14 21 (19.27%) Manufacturing
15 20 (18.35%) Finance
16 19 (17.43%) Linux
17 18 (16.51%) SAP
17 18 (16.51%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (16.51%) Electronics
17 18 (16.51%) Telecoms
17 18 (16.51%) Programme Management
17 18 (16.51%) WSO2
17 18 (16.51%) Digital Marketing
17 18 (16.51%) SAP Oil and Gas

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 74 (67.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 24 (22.02%) WebLogic
3 17 (15.60%) Mule
4 5 (4.59%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.83%) Apache
6 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.83%) CMS
7 1 (0.92%) Confluence
7 1 (0.92%) FileNet
7 1 (0.92%) JBoss
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.92%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (20.18%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (16.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (9.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (7.34%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (6.42%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (2.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (1.83%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.92%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.92%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) FTP
2 6 (5.50%) HTTP
3 5 (4.59%) LDAP
4 2 (1.83%) SSL
5 1 (0.92%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.92%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (47.71%) Oracle Database
2 36 (33.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 22 (20.18%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (7.34%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.75%) Big Data
7 2 (1.83%) MySQL
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (12.84%) Maven
2 8 (7.34%) SoapUI
2 8 (7.34%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (6.42%) Protractor
4 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.92%) JIRA
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 21 (19.27%) Manufacturing
2 20 (18.35%) Finance
3 18 (16.51%) Electronics
3 18 (16.51%) Marketing
3 18 (16.51%) Telecoms
4 12 (11.01%) Retail
5 5 (4.59%) Advertising
5 5 (4.59%) Publishing
6 3 (2.75%) Law
7 1 (0.92%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (49.54%) Developer
2 29 (26.61%) Oracle Developer
3 25 (22.94%) SOA Developer
4 22 (20.18%) Architect
5 20 (18.35%) Consultant
6 18 (16.51%) Java Developer
7 17 (15.60%) Integration Developer
7 17 (15.60%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 14 (12.84%) Middleware Developer
8 14 (12.84%) Oracle Consultant
9 10 (9.17%) Integration Architect
10 8 (7.34%) Java Architect
11 7 (6.42%) Oracle Architect
12 6 (5.50%) DBA
12 6 (5.50%) Middleware Consultant
12 6 (5.50%) Oracle DBA
12 6 (5.50%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
13 5 (4.59%) Applications Architect
13 5 (4.59%) Integration Specialist
14 4 (3.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (45.87%) Middleware
2 42 (38.53%) Web Services
3 35 (32.11%) XML
4 28 (25.69%) Oracle Fusion
5 27 (24.77%) JMS
6 22 (20.18%) SOAP
7 17 (15.60%) Apache Camel
8 13 (11.93%) Java EE
8 13 (11.93%) Spring
8 13 (11.93%) XSD
8 13 (11.93%) XSLT
9 11 (10.09%) REST
10 10 (9.17%) AngularJS
10 10 (9.17%) J2EE
10 10 (9.17%) RESTful
11 9 (8.26%) .NET
11 9 (8.26%) JSON
12 8 (7.34%) HTML
13 6 (5.50%) Swagger
13 6 (5.50%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Data Integration
2 6 (5.50%) Virtual Team
3 5 (4.59%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.67%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.92%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.43%) Linux
2 7 (6.42%) Unix
3 6 (5.50%) Windows
4 5 (4.59%) Solaris
5 3 (2.75%) AIX
6 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (67.89%) SOA
2 33 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (25.69%) BPEL
4 24 (22.02%) TDD
5 18 (16.51%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (16.51%) Digital Marketing
5 18 (16.51%) Programme Management
6 16 (14.68%) ETL
7 15 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (11.01%) Scrum
9 11 (10.09%) B2B
9 11 (10.09%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (9.17%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (8.26%) API Integration
11 9 (8.26%) Business Activity Monitoring
12 8 (7.34%) Data Modelling
12 8 (7.34%) High Availability
13 7 (6.42%) Business Analysis
13 7 (6.42%) SDLC
14 6 (5.50%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 59 (54.13%) Java
2 24 (22.02%) SQL
3 14 (12.84%) PL/SQL
4 9 (8.26%) XPath
5 8 (7.34%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.42%) XQuery
7 5 (4.59%) C#
8 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.92%) Ruby
9 1 (0.92%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 15 (13.76%) SC Cleared
1 15 (13.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.83%) OCP
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.92%) Degree
3 1 (0.92%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) ISO20022
2 1 (0.92%) PA-DSS
2 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (1.83%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 109 (100.00%) Oracle
2 18 (16.51%) SAP
2 18 (16.51%) WSO2
3 8 (7.34%) Talend
4 5 (4.59%) Hyperion
4 5 (4.59%) Informatica
4 5 (4.59%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.67%) IBM
5 4 (3.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.75%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.75%) Siebel
7 1 (0.92%) F5
7 1 (0.92%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.92%) Perforce
7 1 (0.92%) ReadSoft
7 1 (0.92%) Remedy
7 1 (0.92%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.92%) Teradata
7 1 (0.92%) VMware
7 1 (0.92%) Xamarin
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