The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 519 512 528
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 85 53 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.10% 0.095%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.88% 0.61% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 27
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£425 £375 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £375 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9633 8711 9863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.62% 17.04% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5680 4970 5582
Average daily rate £375 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 438 451
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.51 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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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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 +19 76 £425 +13.33% 16
London +24 33 £481 -8.33% 5
Yorkshire +4 18 £326 -13.00% 1
West Yorkshire +19 17 £313 - 1
City of London +19 15 £481 -8.33% 1
South West -24 8 £400 - 6
Leeds - 6 £435 -
West Midlands - 4 - -
East Midlands - 3 £475 -
South East -27 2 £313 -39.02% 1
Scotland - 2 £406 - 2
Hampshire -11 1 £313 -40.47%
Bristol - 1 £400 - 4
Edinburgh - 1 £450 - 1
Hayes - - - - 2
High Wycombe - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Worthing - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 161 (96.99%) Oracle
2 99 (59.64%) SOA
3 98 (59.04%) Java
4 82 (49.40%) Middleware
5 76 (45.78%) WebLogic
6 65 (39.16%) Oracle Database
7 60 (36.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 59 (35.54%) Web Services
9 58 (34.94%) Oracle Fusion
10 57 (34.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 57 (34.34%) J2EE
11 52 (31.33%) Finance
12 47 (28.31%) SQL
13 44 (26.51%) BPEL
14 43 (25.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 41 (24.70%) UNIX
15 41 (24.70%) Oracle BPM
16 40 (24.10%) Oracle ODI
17 35 (21.08%) XML
18 31 (18.67%) WebLogic Portal
18 31 (18.67%) Spring
19 24 (14.46%) WebCenter
20 23 (13.86%) PL/SQL
20 23 (13.86%) Linux
20 23 (13.86%) Apache
21 22 (13.25%) JMS
21 22 (13.25%) JDBC
22 21 (12.65%) JSP
22 21 (12.65%) JavaScript
22 21 (12.65%) HTTP

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 76 (45.78%) WebLogic
2 57 (34.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 31 (18.67%) WebLogic Portal
4 23 (13.86%) Apache
5 14 (8.43%) Liferay
6 13 (7.83%) AquaLogic
7 11 (6.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 8 (4.82%) WebSphere
9 5 (3.01%) Tomcat
9 5 (3.01%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 5 (3.01%) Node.js
9 5 (3.01%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (3.01%) Jetty
10 4 (2.41%) Oracle BPEL
11 3 (1.81%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.60%) LiveLink
Applications
1 6 (3.61%) MS Office
1 6 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 41 (24.70%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (6.02%) Documaker
3 9 (5.42%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (4.82%) Oracle FAH
5 6 (3.61%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (2.41%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (1.81%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.60%) HFM
8 1 (0.60%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.65%) HTTP
2 11 (6.63%) SSL
3 9 (5.42%) HTTPS
3 9 (5.42%) LDAP
4 5 (3.01%) Internet
5 4 (2.41%) FTP
6 2 (1.20%) Firewall
6 2 (1.20%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.60%) SSH
7 1 (0.60%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (39.16%) Oracle Database
2 60 (36.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 40 (24.10%) Oracle ODI
4 13 (7.83%) Oracle BI EE
5 10 (6.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 9 (5.42%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (4.22%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (3.01%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.01%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.20%) Big Data
10 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.60%) Essbase
11 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.60%) MySQL
11 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.60%) DataStage
11 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.60%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (11.45%) Maven
2 17 (10.24%) Ant
3 14 (8.43%) JUnit
4 11 (6.63%) Hudson
5 10 (6.02%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (6.02%) Eclipse
6 9 (5.42%) JDeveloper
6 9 (5.42%) JIRA
6 9 (5.42%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.01%) Subversion
8 4 (2.41%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.81%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.81%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.20%) Gradle
10 2 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (1.20%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.20%) EasyMock
10 2 (1.20%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.20%) Selenium
General
1 52 (31.33%) Finance
2 13 (7.83%) Banking
2 13 (7.83%) Billing
3 10 (6.02%) Retail
4 6 (3.61%) Back Office
5 5 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.01%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.41%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.20%) Publishing
8 1 (0.60%) Games
8 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (24.10%) Developer
2 31 (18.67%) Architect
3 24 (14.46%) Java Developer
4 22 (13.25%) Consultant
5 18 (10.84%) Project Manager
5 18 (10.84%) Oracle Consultant
6 17 (10.24%) Oracle Developer
7 14 (8.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 12 (7.23%) Oracle Architect
8 12 (7.23%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (7.23%) SOA Developer
9 11 (6.63%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 11 (6.63%) SOA Architect
10 10 (6.02%) Applications Support
10 10 (6.02%) Oracle SOA Architect
11 9 (5.42%) Technical Architect
12 8 (4.82%) J2EE Developer
12 8 (4.82%) Technical Leader
12 8 (4.82%) Middleware Consultant
13 7 (4.22%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (49.40%) Middleware
2 59 (35.54%) Web Services
3 58 (34.94%) Oracle Fusion
4 57 (34.34%) J2EE
5 35 (21.08%) XML
6 31 (18.67%) Spring
7 24 (14.46%) WebCenter
8 22 (13.25%) JDBC
8 22 (13.25%) JMS
9 21 (12.65%) JSP
9 21 (12.65%) jQuery
10 20 (12.05%) .NET
11 16 (9.64%) WSDL
11 16 (9.64%) CSS
11 16 (9.64%) REST
12 15 (9.04%) HTML
13 13 (7.83%) Java EE
14 12 (7.23%) XSLT
14 12 (7.23%) SOAP
15 11 (6.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.01%) Fixed Income
1 5 (3.01%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (2.41%) Hedge funds
3 3 (1.81%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.81%) Open Source
3 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.20%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.20%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.60%) PMI
5 1 (0.60%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.60%) DataPower
5 1 (0.60%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 41 (24.70%) UNIX
2 23 (13.86%) Linux
3 9 (5.42%) Solaris
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.20%) AIX
5 1 (0.60%) HPUX
5 1 (0.60%) Windows
5 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (59.64%) SOA
2 44 (26.51%) BPEL
3 19 (11.45%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (10.84%) Scrum
5 17 (10.24%) Project Management
6 16 (9.64%) MVC
7 15 (9.04%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (7.83%) Revenue Management
8 13 (7.83%) UML
9 12 (7.23%) ITIL
10 11 (6.63%) PRINCE2
10 11 (6.63%) Configuration Management
10 11 (6.63%) Content Management
11 10 (6.02%) TOGAF
11 10 (6.02%) Change Management
11 10 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.42%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (4.82%) Dependency Injection
13 8 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (4.22%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 98 (59.04%) Java
2 47 (28.31%) SQL
3 23 (13.86%) PL/SQL
4 21 (12.65%) JavaScript
5 17 (10.24%) Python
6 14 (8.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 12 (7.23%) Shell Script
7 12 (7.23%) Jython
8 11 (6.63%) XQuery
9 10 (6.02%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.01%) Bourne shell
10 5 (3.01%) Korn
10 5 (3.01%) VB
11 3 (1.81%) C
11 3 (1.81%) VB6
12 2 (1.20%) XPath
13 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (3.61%) Degree
2 5 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) APMP
3 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.60%) PMP
4 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.60%) OCP
4 1 (0.60%) OCA
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.63%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.41%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.81%) QA
System Software
1 17 (10.24%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (3.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 43 (25.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 15 (9.04%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (4.22%) Tivoli
4 5 (3.01%) Puppet
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (1.20%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.20%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 161 (96.99%) Oracle
2 13 (7.83%) IBM
3 10 (6.02%) Siebel
4 8 (4.82%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.22%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.22%) Remedy
6 6 (3.61%) Perforce
7 5 (3.01%) F5
8 4 (2.41%) BEA
9 3 (1.81%) HP
10 2 (1.20%) SAP
10 2 (1.20%) FatWire
10 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.20%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.20%) CollabNet
11 1 (0.60%) Talend
11 1 (0.60%) Kofax
11 1 (0.60%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.60%) VMware
11 1 (0.60%) KANA
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Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South West England
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita IT Professional Services
Posted: 4 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 24 days ago