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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 541 511 498
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -13
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 56 88 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.16% 0.092%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.55% 0.92% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 57 27
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£450 £434 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% +15.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £276 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +17.33%
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
10187 9531 8359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.30% 17.49% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6177 5861 4724
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 310 411
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -35 49 £450 +5.88% 16
North West -11 11 £388 - 3
London -48 11 £450 +28.57% 9
South East -18 8 £450 +5.88% 2
West Midlands - 7 £475 -
Liverpool -5 6 £400 - 1
Hampshire -9 6 £450 +4.04%
Merseyside -10 6 £400 - 1
Yorkshire -23 5 £375 - 2
Scotland +6 4 £450 +24.13%
Glasgow +1 4 £450 -
Warwickshire - 4 £438 -
West Yorkshire -10 3 £375 -
Bradford - 3 £375 -
Berkshire +7 2 £450 +5.88% 1
Warrington - 2 £500 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £438 - 2
South Wales - 2 - - 1
Wales - 2 - - 1
Cardiff - 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 2 £513 -
Reading - 2 £450 -
Manchester - 2 £375 - 2
Cheshire - 2 £500 -
East of England +2 1 - -
City of London -4 1 - - 4
Southampton -12 1 £390 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £425 - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Oracle
2 90 (76.92%) SOA
3 73 (62.39%) Middleware
4 66 (56.41%) WebLogic
5 59 (50.43%) Oracle Fusion
6 56 (47.86%) Oracle Database
7 50 (42.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 48 (41.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 36 (30.77%) Java
10 34 (29.06%) Finance
11 30 (25.64%) BPEL
12 29 (24.79%) Oracle ODI
13 23 (19.66%) SQL
13 23 (19.66%) JMS
13 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (17.95%) WebCenter
14 21 (17.95%) UNIX
15 20 (17.09%) Oracle BPM
16 19 (16.24%) Web Services
16 19 (16.24%) J2EE
17 18 (15.38%) Linux
18 15 (12.82%) XML
18 15 (12.82%) ITIL
19 14 (11.97%) JDBC
19 14 (11.97%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
20 13 (11.11%) SOAP
20 13 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
20 13 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
21 12 (10.26%) PL/SQL
21 12 (10.26%) Oracle EBS

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 66 (56.41%) WebLogic
2 48 (41.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (8.55%) Oracle BPEL
4 6 (5.13%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (2.56%) JCAPS
6 2 (1.71%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (0.85%) AquaLogic
7 1 (0.85%) JBoss
7 1 (0.85%) Apache
7 1 (0.85%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.85%) Mule
7 1 (0.85%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.85%) Apache TomEE
Business Applications
1 20 (17.09%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (10.26%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (6.84%) Documaker
4 6 (5.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (4.27%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.85%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) SSL
2 10 (8.55%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (47.86%) Oracle Database
2 50 (42.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 29 (24.79%) Oracle ODI
4 12 (10.26%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (3.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 9 (7.69%) JIRA
2 8 (6.84%) Maven
2 8 (6.84%) Hudson
3 6 (5.13%) SoapUI
4 5 (4.27%) Selenium
5 4 (3.42%) JDeveloper
5 4 (3.42%) JUnit
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.56%) Toad
6 3 (2.56%) Rational Application Developer
6 3 (2.56%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.56%) Apache Continuum
7 2 (1.71%) Subversion
7 2 (1.71%) Ant
8 1 (0.85%) JConsole
8 1 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (29.06%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Billing
3 5 (4.27%) Retail
4 4 (3.42%) Advertising
4 4 (3.42%) Banking
5 3 (2.56%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (29.06%) Developer
2 24 (20.51%) Oracle Developer
3 23 (19.66%) Architect
4 12 (10.26%) Oracle Architect
5 10 (8.55%) Consultant
5 10 (8.55%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (7.69%) SOA Architect
7 8 (6.84%) Middleware Developer
7 8 (6.84%) SOA Developer
7 8 (6.84%) Oracle Consultant
8 7 (5.98%) Designer
9 6 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Oracle Team Leader
9 6 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Architect
9 6 (5.13%) SOA Designer
9 6 (5.13%) Middleware Architect
9 6 (5.13%) Team Leader
10 5 (4.27%) Administrator
10 5 (4.27%) Tester
10 5 (4.27%) Integration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (62.39%) Middleware
2 59 (50.43%) Oracle Fusion
3 23 (19.66%) JMS
4 21 (17.95%) WebCenter
5 19 (16.24%) J2EE
5 19 (16.24%) Web Services
6 15 (12.82%) XML
7 14 (11.97%) JDBC
8 13 (11.11%) SOAP
9 12 (10.26%) Java EE
10 10 (8.55%) REST
11 6 (5.13%) Oracle ADF
11 6 (5.13%) XSLT
12 5 (4.27%) WSDL
12 5 (4.27%) XSD
13 4 (3.42%) Spring
14 3 (2.56%) Apache Camel
14 3 (2.56%) EJB
14 3 (2.56%) HTML
14 3 (2.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.27%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.85%) User Experience
5 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.95%) UNIX
2 18 (15.38%) Linux
3 10 (8.55%) Solaris
4 3 (2.56%) Windows
4 3 (2.56%) AIX
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (76.92%) SOA
2 30 (25.64%) BPEL
3 23 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.82%) ITIL
5 13 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (6.84%) Process Management
6 8 (6.84%) Revenue Management
7 7 (5.98%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (5.13%) Scrum
8 6 (5.13%) UML
8 6 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (5.13%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (4.27%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.27%) Waterfall
10 4 (3.42%) Automation Testing
10 4 (3.42%) CRM
10 4 (3.42%) EAI
10 4 (3.42%) TDD
11 3 (2.56%) TOGAF
11 3 (2.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (30.77%) Java
2 23 (19.66%) SQL
3 14 (11.97%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 12 (10.26%) PL/SQL
5 10 (8.55%) Shell Script
6 9 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.42%) Python
7 4 (3.42%) XQuery
7 4 (3.42%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.56%) Jython
9 2 (1.71%) Perl
9 2 (1.71%) COBOL
10 1 (0.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (4.27%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.42%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.56%) Degree
4 2 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.71%) ISEB
4 2 (1.71%) OCP
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.85%) PMP
5 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.55%) Data Quality
2 7 (5.98%) QA
3 3 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (4.27%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.71%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 117 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (7.69%) Remedy
3 6 (5.13%) WorldPay
4 4 (3.42%) Informatica
5 3 (2.56%) IBM
5 3 (2.56%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.71%) Siebel
7 1 (0.85%) ATG
7 1 (0.85%) Talend
7 1 (0.85%) Adobe
7 1 (0.85%) HP
7 1 (0.85%) BEA
7 1 (0.85%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.85%) SAP
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