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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 544 531 530
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 89 79 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.80% 0.77% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 38 35
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£500 £406 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £56.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
11085 10241 9041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.97% 18.33% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7090 6073 5233
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 422 384
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +2 77 £500 +23.07% 23
North West -5 31 £517 - 3
London -8 21 £450 +5.88% 8
Cumbria - 14 £550 - 2
Leeds -26 8 £250 -39.39% 3
West Yorkshire -27 8 £250 -39.39% 3
Yorkshire -28 8 £250 -39.39% 3
Glasgow +13 7 - -
Scotland -6 7 - -
South East -21 7 £606 +106.38% 8
Liverpool - 7 £492 -
Merseyside - 7 £492 -
Manchester - 6 £500 -
City of London -4 4 - - 2
East of England +1 3 £325 -17.19% 1
Hertfordshire -2 3 £325 -17.19% 1
Cardiff -6 3 £413 -13.15%
South Wales -10 3 £413 -13.15%
Wales -18 3 £413 -13.15%
Oxfordshire - 3 £625 - 1
Berkshire -1 2 £650 +136.36% 2
Hampshire -1 2 £525 +68.00% 2
Barrow-in-Furness - 2 - -
West Midlands +7 1 £400 -
Warwickshire +3 1 £400 -
Bristol -6 1 £507 +26.75%
South West -10 1 £507 +26.75%
Oxford - 1 £588 - 1
Warwick - 1 £400 -
Lancashire - 1 - -

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Oracle
2 122 (82.99%) SOA
3 92 (62.59%) Oracle Database
4 91 (61.90%) Middleware
5 82 (55.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 80 (54.42%) Oracle Fusion
7 72 (48.98%) WebLogic
8 65 (44.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 60 (40.82%) Java
10 59 (40.14%) Web Services
11 53 (36.05%) SOAP
12 51 (34.69%) XML
13 42 (28.57%) BPEL
14 31 (21.09%) REST
15 30 (20.41%) Oracle BPM
16 26 (17.69%) WebCenter
17 24 (16.33%) JMS
18 23 (15.65%) SQL
18 23 (15.65%) Performance Tuning
19 22 (14.97%) Finance
20 21 (14.29%) WSDL
20 21 (14.29%) XQuery
20 21 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
20 21 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
21 20 (13.61%) XSD
22 18 (12.24%) SoapUI
22 18 (12.24%) Security Cleared
22 18 (12.24%) SC Cleared
23 16 (10.88%) Spring
23 16 (10.88%) ERP

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 82 (55.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 72 (48.98%) WebLogic
3 9 (6.12%) WebLogic Portal
3 9 (6.12%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (3.40%) JBoss
4 5 (3.40%) Oracle BPEL
5 4 (2.72%) AquaLogic
6 3 (2.04%) Apache
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.36%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (1.36%) CMS
7 2 (1.36%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.68%) Mule
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 30 (20.41%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (6.80%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.72%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (1.36%) Maximo
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle TCA
7 1 (0.68%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.12%) SSL
2 3 (2.04%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.36%) HTTP
3 2 (1.36%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (62.59%) Oracle Database
2 65 (44.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
4 11 (7.48%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (5.44%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (3.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.04%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.36%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (1.36%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 18 (12.24%) SoapUI
2 12 (8.16%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (7.48%) Maven
4 9 (6.12%) Eclipse
4 9 (6.12%) Hudson
5 7 (4.76%) Subversion
6 4 (2.72%) JDeveloper
6 4 (2.72%) Ant
6 4 (2.72%) Selenium
6 4 (2.72%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.72%) Calabash
6 4 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.04%) Appium
7 3 (2.04%) Rational Application Developer
7 3 (2.04%) Apache Continuum
7 3 (2.04%) JUnit
7 3 (2.04%) Toad
8 2 (1.36%) JIRA
8 2 (1.36%) jMock
9 1 (0.68%) JConsole
General
1 22 (14.97%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Banking
3 6 (4.08%) Retail
4 3 (2.04%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.04%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.36%) Advertising
5 2 (1.36%) Billing
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Danish Language
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (41.50%) Developer
2 39 (26.53%) Oracle Developer
3 29 (19.73%) Consultant
4 27 (18.37%) Designer
5 25 (17.01%) SOA Designer
5 25 (17.01%) Oracle Consultant
6 23 (15.65%) SOA Developer
7 21 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 20 (13.61%) Architect
9 19 (12.93%) SOA Consultant
10 18 (12.24%) Oracle SOA Consultant
11 11 (7.48%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (7.48%) Solutions Designer
12 10 (6.80%) Oracle Architect
13 7 (4.76%) Middleware Consultant
14 6 (4.08%) Middleware Developer
14 6 (4.08%) Java Developer
15 5 (3.40%) Oracle DBA
15 5 (3.40%) Oracle SOA Architect
15 5 (3.40%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (61.90%) Middleware
2 80 (54.42%) Oracle Fusion
3 59 (40.14%) Web Services
4 53 (36.05%) SOAP
5 51 (34.69%) XML
6 31 (21.09%) REST
7 26 (17.69%) WebCenter
8 24 (16.33%) JMS
9 21 (14.29%) WSDL
10 20 (13.61%) XSD
11 16 (10.88%) Spring
12 15 (10.20%) XSLT
13 14 (9.52%) JSON
14 12 (8.16%) J2EE
15 8 (5.44%) Oracle ADF
16 6 (4.08%) WSRP
16 6 (4.08%) JDBC
17 5 (3.40%) Apache Camel
17 5 (3.40%) Java EE
18 4 (2.72%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.40%) iPad
2 5 (3.40%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.40%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.72%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (2.04%) Ergonomics
4 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
6 1 (0.68%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.52%) UNIX
2 11 (7.48%) Linux
3 8 (5.44%) Windows
3 8 (5.44%) Solaris
4 1 (0.68%) AIX
4 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (82.99%) SOA
2 42 (28.57%) BPEL
3 23 (15.65%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (10.88%) ERP
6 15 (10.20%) SDLC
7 14 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (6.80%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (6.12%) B2B
9 9 (6.12%) CRM
9 9 (6.12%) Workflow
10 7 (4.76%) Migration
10 7 (4.76%) E-Commerce
10 7 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.08%) Integration Testing
11 6 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.08%) Line Management
11 6 (4.08%) Waterfall
11 6 (4.08%) OO
12 5 (3.40%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 60 (40.82%) Java
2 23 (15.65%) SQL
3 21 (14.29%) XQuery
4 15 (10.20%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.72%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.04%) Groovy
7 2 (1.36%) Python
7 2 (1.36%) COBOL
8 1 (0.68%) C
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) Jython
8 1 (0.68%) XPath
8 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 18 (12.24%) SC Cleared
1 18 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.76%) Degree
3 3 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (2.04%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.36%) OCP
5 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) QA
1 4 (2.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) NFS
1 2 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (7.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (5.44%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (2.72%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (2.72%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.68%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 147 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (6.12%) SAP
3 6 (4.08%) IBM
4 5 (3.40%) BEA
4 5 (3.40%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (2.72%) WorldPay
6 3 (2.04%) Micro Focus
7 2 (1.36%) ATG
7 2 (1.36%) Stellent
7 2 (1.36%) Retek
7 2 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.36%) Endeca
7 2 (1.36%) Siebel
7 2 (1.36%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.36%) Remedy
8 1 (0.68%) Adobe
8 1 (0.68%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.68%) GigaSpaces
8 1 (0.68%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
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