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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 565 540 495
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -45
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 54 61 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.57% 0.67% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 48
Average daily rate £453 £389 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.39% -5.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £372 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £558 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+22.66% -9.09%
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
9427 9135 8717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.33% 18.03% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6123 5679 5159
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 313 310
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Service Bus within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 54 £453 +16.39% 10
London -17 13 £440 -2.22%
West Yorkshire +1 12 £475 +26.66%
Yorkshire -6 12 £475 +26.66%
Leeds - 11 £475 -
North West -16 8 £425 +13.33% 7
South East +1 7 £475 -5.00% 2
Hampshire +5 5 £463 +2.77%
East of England - 5 - -
Merseyside - 5 £444 - 5
Bradford +2 3 £475 +26.66%
East Midlands -7 3 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -10 3 - - 1
Manchester -17 3 £406 +8.33%
Liverpool - 3 £469 - 4
Essex - 3 - -
Nottingham -12 2 - - 1
West Midlands -19 2 £500 +39.86%
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
St Albans - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £475 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £475 - 1
Southampton +10 1 £375 -16.66%
Warwickshire +1 1 £500 +33.33%
Warwick -2 1 £500 +33.33%
Birmingham -4 1 - -
North East - 1 £425 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £425 -
Hook - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £415 -

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Oracle
2 95 (87.16%) SOA
3 72 (66.06%) Middleware
4 63 (57.80%) Oracle Fusion
5 59 (54.13%) Oracle Database
6 53 (48.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 44 (40.37%) XML
8 38 (34.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 37 (33.94%) WebLogic
10 31 (28.44%) Java
11 30 (27.52%) SOAP
11 30 (27.52%) BPEL
12 27 (24.77%) Web Services
13 23 (21.10%) XSD
14 19 (17.43%) REST
14 19 (17.43%) Oracle Database 12c
15 17 (15.60%) Security Cleared
15 17 (15.60%) XSLT
15 17 (15.60%) WSDL
16 16 (14.68%) SQL
16 16 (14.68%) Retail
16 16 (14.68%) Oracle ODI
17 15 (13.76%) SC Cleared
18 13 (11.93%) PL/SQL
18 13 (11.93%) JMS
18 13 (11.93%) Retalix
18 13 (11.93%) Oracle Retail
18 13 (11.93%) SDLC
19 12 (11.01%) ERP
19 12 (11.01%) Oracle Applications

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 53 (48.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 37 (33.94%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.42%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (4.59%) Oracle BPEL
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (2.75%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (2.75%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.83%) JBoss
7 2 (1.83%) Liferay
8 1 (0.92%) Apache
8 1 (0.92%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.92%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.92%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.92%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 13 (11.93%) Oracle Retail
2 12 (11.01%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (10.09%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (9.17%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (7.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (7.34%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) HTTP
2 2 (1.83%) SSL
3 1 (0.92%) Firewall
3 1 (0.92%) FTP
3 1 (0.92%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (54.13%) Oracle Database
2 38 (34.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (17.43%) Oracle Database 12c
4 16 (14.68%) Oracle ODI
5 8 (7.34%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (5.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (2.75%) MySQL
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (10.09%) SoapUI
2 6 (5.50%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (3.67%) Subversion
4 3 (2.75%) EasyMock
4 3 (2.75%) JDeveloper
4 3 (2.75%) JMeter
4 3 (2.75%) JUnit
4 3 (2.75%) Maven
4 3 (2.75%) Mockito
5 2 (1.83%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.83%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.83%) Selenium
6 1 (0.92%) Appium
6 1 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.92%) Calabash
6 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.92%) JIRA
6 1 (0.92%) Toad
General
1 16 (14.68%) Retail
2 6 (5.50%) Finance
3 2 (1.83%) French Language
4 1 (0.92%) Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.92%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (45.87%) Developer
2 39 (35.78%) Oracle Developer
3 26 (23.85%) SOA Developer
4 21 (19.27%) Architect
5 20 (18.35%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 17 (15.60%) Consultant
7 15 (13.76%) Oracle Consultant
8 13 (11.93%) Oracle Architect
8 13 (11.93%) SOA Consultant
9 11 (10.09%) Designer
9 11 (10.09%) Middleware Developer
9 11 (10.09%) Oracle SOA Consultant
9 11 (10.09%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.50%) Oracle Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.50%) SOA Designer
10 6 (5.50%) SOA Solution Designer
10 6 (5.50%) Solutions Designer
11 5 (4.59%) Analyst
11 5 (4.59%) Oracle SOA Architect
11 5 (4.59%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (66.06%) Middleware
2 63 (57.80%) Oracle Fusion
3 44 (40.37%) XML
4 30 (27.52%) SOAP
5 27 (24.77%) Web Services
6 23 (21.10%) XSD
7 19 (17.43%) REST
8 17 (15.60%) WSDL
8 17 (15.60%) XSLT
9 13 (11.93%) JMS
10 8 (7.34%) JSON
11 7 (6.42%) J2EE
12 6 (5.50%) WSRP
13 5 (4.59%) JSF
14 4 (3.67%) Ajax
14 4 (3.67%) Struts
15 3 (2.75%) Apache Camel
15 3 (2.75%) POSIX
15 3 (2.75%) Spring
15 3 (2.75%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.92%) Clustering
2 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.92%) Smart Meter
2 1 (0.92%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.09%) Unix
2 9 (8.26%) Linux
3 5 (4.59%) AIX
3 5 (4.59%) Solaris
4 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (87.16%) SOA
2 30 (27.52%) BPEL
3 13 (11.93%) SDLC
4 12 (11.01%) ERP
5 11 (10.09%) Integration Testing
6 10 (9.17%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (9.17%) Workflow
7 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.26%) B2B
8 7 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (4.59%) Process Management
10 5 (4.59%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (3.67%) CRM
11 4 (3.67%) Data Modelling
11 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (3.67%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (3.67%) Test Strategy
12 3 (2.75%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.44%) Java
2 16 (14.68%) SQL
3 13 (11.93%) PL/SQL
4 10 (9.17%) XQuery
5 5 (4.59%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.67%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 3 (2.75%) XPath
8 2 (1.83%) Perl
9 1 (0.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (15.60%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.83%) Degree
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.92%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (10.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.75%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 109 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (11.93%) Retalix
3 5 (4.59%) SAP
4 3 (2.75%) Google
4 3 (2.75%) WSO2
5 2 (1.83%) Endeca
5 2 (1.83%) IBM
6 1 (0.92%) BEA
6 1 (0.92%) BMC
6 1 (0.92%) HP
6 1 (0.92%) Informatica
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.92%) Siebel
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