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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 566 569 537
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -32
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 78 54 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.098% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.75% 0.53% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 27 43
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £425 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £434
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.75 - -

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
10455 10147 9526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.48% 18.42% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6963 6299 5900
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 360 326
Median hourly rate £19.63 £20.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +20.58%

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 30 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Service Bus within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 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 +37 78 £450 - 8
South East -3 22 £484 +7.50% 2
London +8 17 £413 -13.15% 2
North West -10 13 £377 -24.70% 2
East of England +18 12 £450 -1.63% 1
Merseyside -1 12 £377 -24.70% 1
Liverpool +7 11 £368 -26.40% 1
Hampshire +1 10 £425 -5.55%
Oxfordshire - 10 £513 -
Essex - 8 £450 -
Oxford - 7 £513 -
Yorkshire +9 6 £465 +6.28%
Hertfordshire +11 4 £501 +11.22% 1
Hook - 4 £463 -
Southampton +19 3 £425 +8.97%
Warwickshire -5 3 £365 -16.57%
West Midlands -14 3 £365 -26.07%
West Yorkshire - 3 £465 -
City of London +46 2 - -
North Yorkshire +10 2 £450 +2.85%
Aldershot +6 2 £400 -11.11%
Warwick -8 2 £365 -
Docklands, London - 2 £450 -
Basingstoke -14 1 £375 -16.66%
St Albans - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 1

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 153 (100.00%) Oracle
2 120 (78.43%) SOA
3 70 (45.75%) XML
3 70 (45.75%) Oracle Database
4 67 (43.79%) SOAP
5 65 (42.48%) Middleware
6 64 (41.83%) Java
7 63 (41.18%) Web Services
8 58 (37.91%) WebLogic
9 53 (34.64%) Oracle Fusion
10 49 (32.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 38 (24.84%) Oracle Database 11g
12 35 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (22.88%) REST
13 34 (22.22%) Apache Camel
14 33 (21.57%) XSD
14 33 (21.57%) JMS
15 28 (18.30%) BPEL
15 28 (18.30%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (17.65%) Linux
16 27 (17.65%) SQL
17 25 (16.34%) Oracle Database 12c
18 22 (14.38%) SoapUI
19 20 (13.07%) Spring
19 20 (13.07%) Migration
19 20 (13.07%) WSO2
20 19 (12.42%) Scrum
21 18 (11.76%) Finance
21 18 (11.76%) ERP
21 18 (11.76%) JSON

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 58 (37.91%) WebLogic
2 49 (32.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (9.15%) Mule
4 10 (6.54%) Apache ServiceMix
4 10 (6.54%) JBoss
5 9 (5.88%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (3.27%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (2.61%) Apache Spark
8 4 (2.61%) JCAPS
8 4 (2.61%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (2.61%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (2.61%) SAS
9 3 (1.96%) Liferay
9 3 (1.96%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.31%) Apache
10 2 (1.31%) AquaLogic
10 2 (1.31%) Confluence
10 2 (1.31%) Oracle BPEL
11 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 17 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (7.84%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (7.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (6.54%) Oracle Retail
4 8 (5.23%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (5.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (4.58%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (3.27%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (1.31%) Maximo
8 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.31%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (1.31%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (1.31%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (1.31%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (1.31%) GitHub
2 2 (1.31%) Route 53
2 2 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.54%) HTTP
2 6 (3.92%) LDAP
3 2 (1.31%) FTP
3 2 (1.31%) OpenVPN
3 2 (1.31%) SSL
4 1 (0.65%) Internet
4 1 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (45.75%) Oracle Database
2 38 (24.84%) Oracle Database 11g
3 25 (16.34%) Oracle Database 12c
4 12 (7.84%) MySQL
5 10 (6.54%) Oracle ODI
6 8 (5.23%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (3.27%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.61%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.61%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.31%) DataStax
10 2 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.31%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.31%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (14.38%) SoapUI
2 11 (7.19%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.54%) EasyMock
3 10 (6.54%) Mockito
4 9 (5.88%) JDeveloper
4 9 (5.88%) JIRA
4 9 (5.88%) Maven
5 8 (5.23%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (4.58%) Git (software)
6 7 (4.58%) JUnit
7 4 (2.61%) JMeter
7 4 (2.61%) Protractor
8 3 (1.96%) Hudson
8 3 (1.96%) Selenium
9 2 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.31%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.31%) GitLab
9 2 (1.31%) Grunt
9 2 (1.31%) gulp
9 2 (1.31%) Subversion
General
1 18 (11.76%) Finance
2 12 (7.84%) Retail
2 12 (7.84%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.54%) Marketing
4 9 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 8 (5.23%) Electronics
6 5 (3.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.61%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.96%) Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (50.33%) Developer
2 40 (26.14%) Oracle Developer
2 40 (26.14%) SOA Developer
3 32 (20.92%) Architect
4 28 (18.30%) Integration Developer
4 28 (18.30%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 23 (15.03%) Java Developer
6 21 (13.73%) Designer
7 15 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (9.80%) Solutions Designer
8 13 (8.50%) Consultant
8 13 (8.50%) Middleware Developer
9 12 (7.84%) Oracle Consultant
10 11 (7.19%) Oracle Architect
11 10 (6.54%) SOA Designer
12 9 (5.88%) SOA Consultant
12 9 (5.88%) SOA Solution Designer
13 8 (5.23%) Oracle SOA Consultant
13 8 (5.23%) XML Developer
14 7 (4.58%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (45.75%) XML
2 67 (43.79%) SOAP
3 65 (42.48%) Middleware
4 63 (41.18%) Web Services
5 53 (34.64%) Oracle Fusion
6 35 (22.88%) REST
7 34 (22.22%) Apache Camel
8 33 (21.57%) JMS
8 33 (21.57%) XSD
9 20 (13.07%) Spring
10 18 (11.76%) JSON
11 15 (9.80%) JPA
11 15 (9.80%) RESTful
11 15 (9.80%) WSDL
12 13 (8.50%) XSLT
13 12 (7.84%) Apache CXF
13 12 (7.84%) J2EE
13 12 (7.84%) XSL
14 10 (6.54%) Hibernate
14 10 (6.54%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 4 (2.61%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.65%) Linux
2 12 (7.84%) Unix
3 10 (6.54%) Windows
4 7 (4.58%) Solaris
5 5 (3.27%) AIX
6 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (78.43%) SOA
2 35 (22.88%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (18.30%) BPEL
3 28 (18.30%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (13.07%) Migration
5 19 (12.42%) Scrum
6 18 (11.76%) ERP
7 16 (10.46%) Integration Testing
8 14 (9.15%) SDLC
9 13 (8.50%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 13 (8.50%) Workflow
10 12 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (7.19%) B2B
11 11 (7.19%) TDD
11 11 (7.19%) UML
12 10 (6.54%) ETL
12 10 (6.54%) Open Source
13 8 (5.23%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (5.23%) Programme Management
13 8 (5.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 64 (41.83%) Java
2 27 (17.65%) SQL
3 16 (10.46%) JavaScript
3 16 (10.46%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.27%) Python
4 5 (3.27%) XQuery
5 4 (2.61%) Groovy
5 4 (2.61%) Ruby
5 4 (2.61%) Scala
6 3 (1.96%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.31%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.65%) C
8 1 (0.65%) C#
8 1 (0.65%) Perl
8 1 (0.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (7.84%) SC Cleared
1 12 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.27%) Degree
3 2 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.31%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (2.61%) Puppet
2 3 (1.96%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.31%) Nessus
3 2 (1.31%) Oozie
3 2 (1.31%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 153 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (13.07%) WSO2
3 11 (7.19%) IBM
3 11 (7.19%) SAP
4 10 (6.54%) Google
4 10 (6.54%) Retalix
5 8 (5.23%) Talend
6 6 (3.92%) Adobe
7 5 (3.27%) Informatica
8 4 (2.61%) Hortonworks
9 3 (1.96%) Endeca
10 2 (1.31%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.31%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.31%) Axway
10 2 (1.31%) Qualys
11 1 (0.65%) HP
11 1 (0.65%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.65%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.65%) WorldPay
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