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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 539 530 523
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 89 85 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.85% 0.86% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 42 31
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£480 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+24.29% +5.66%
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
10424 9868 8748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.27% 18.05% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6666 5835 4967
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 395 439
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.87 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.54% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.52 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+29.51% -14.87%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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 -31 74 £500 +17.64% 11
London -8 25 £450 -6.49% 4
North West +2 23 £500 - 3
South East 0 15 £500 +60.00% 3
Scotland +8 10 £425 +4.61% 2
Glasgow - 10 £425 -
Cumbria - 9 £525 - 2
Liverpool -4 7 £500 - 1
Merseyside -6 7 £500 - 1
Manchester - 7 £500 -
Hampshire +4 6 £450 +44.00% 2
East of England +1 4 £450 +14.64%
City of London -18 4 - -
South Wales +8 3 £413 -13.15% 1
Wales +3 3 £413 -13.15% 1
Cardiff -2 3 £413 -13.15% 1
Hertfordshire -13 3 £450 +14.64%
Oxfordshire - 3 £625 -
West Sussex - 3 £485 - 1
Leeds -33 2 £300 -31.03%
West Yorkshire -39 2 £300 -4.00%
Yorkshire -44 2 £300 -8.04%
Barrow-in-Furness - 2 - -
Worthing - 2 £483 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £650 -
Warwickshire -1 1 £400 -
West Midlands -2 1 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Norfolk - 1 £465 -
Brentford - 1 £388 -

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
2 119 (80.95%) SOA
3 94 (63.95%) Middleware
4 87 (59.18%) Oracle Database
5 81 (55.10%) Oracle Fusion
6 78 (53.06%) WebLogic
7 77 (52.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 69 (46.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 59 (40.14%) Java
10 52 (35.37%) Web Services
11 40 (27.21%) SOAP
12 38 (25.85%) BPEL
13 37 (25.17%) XML
14 32 (21.77%) Oracle BPM
15 29 (19.73%) WebCenter
16 24 (16.33%) Finance
17 23 (15.65%) Performance Tuning
18 22 (14.97%) UNIX
18 22 (14.97%) SQL
19 21 (14.29%) REST
19 21 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
20 20 (13.61%) Oracle ODI
21 18 (12.24%) SoapUI
21 18 (12.24%) ERP
21 18 (12.24%) SDLC
22 16 (10.88%) JMS
22 16 (10.88%) XQuery
23 15 (10.20%) WSDL
23 15 (10.20%) XSD
24 14 (9.52%) Linux

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 78 (53.06%) WebLogic
2 77 (52.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (6.12%) Oracle BPEL
3 9 (6.12%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (3.40%) JBoss
5 4 (2.72%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (2.72%) JCAPS
6 3 (2.04%) 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%) Mule
8 1 (0.68%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.68%) Apache TomEE
8 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 32 (21.77%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (5.44%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.72%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.68%) Documaker
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle TCA
5 1 (0.68%) Maximo
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.12%) SSL
2 3 (2.04%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.36%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (59.18%) Oracle Database
2 69 (46.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 20 (13.61%) Oracle ODI
4 10 (6.80%) Oracle Database 12c
5 7 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.04%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (1.36%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.68%) MySQL
10 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 18 (12.24%) SoapUI
2 9 (6.12%) Hudson
2 9 (6.12%) Eclipse
2 9 (6.12%) Maven
3 7 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (4.76%) Subversion
4 6 (4.08%) Ant
5 4 (2.72%) JDeveloper
5 4 (2.72%) Selenium
5 4 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (2.72%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.04%) Calabash
6 3 (2.04%) Rational Application Developer
6 3 (2.04%) Apache Continuum
6 3 (2.04%) Toad
7 2 (1.36%) JIRA
7 2 (1.36%) Appium
8 1 (0.68%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.68%) JUnit
8 1 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (16.33%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Banking
2 7 (4.76%) Retail
3 3 (2.04%) Retail Banking
3 3 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.36%) Advertising
4 2 (1.36%) Billing
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Danish Language
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (38.78%) Developer
2 34 (23.13%) Oracle Developer
3 27 (18.37%) Designer
4 26 (17.69%) SOA Designer
5 24 (16.33%) Consultant
6 21 (14.29%) Architect
7 20 (13.61%) Oracle Consultant
7 20 (13.61%) SOA Developer
8 18 (12.24%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 14 (9.52%) SOA Consultant
9 14 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Consultant
10 12 (8.16%) Oracle Architect
11 11 (7.48%) Solutions Designer
12 10 (6.80%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (4.76%) Middleware Developer
14 6 (4.08%) SOA Architect
14 6 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Architect
14 6 (4.08%) Middleware Consultant
14 6 (4.08%) DBA
14 6 (4.08%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (63.95%) Middleware
2 81 (55.10%) Oracle Fusion
3 52 (35.37%) Web Services
4 40 (27.21%) SOAP
5 37 (25.17%) XML
6 29 (19.73%) WebCenter
7 21 (14.29%) REST
8 16 (10.88%) JMS
9 15 (10.20%) XSD
9 15 (10.20%) WSDL
10 13 (8.84%) Spring
10 13 (8.84%) J2EE
11 12 (8.16%) XSLT
12 10 (6.80%) Oracle ADF
13 9 (6.12%) JSON
14 8 (5.44%) Java EE
15 6 (4.08%) Apache Camel
15 6 (4.08%) JDBC
16 5 (3.40%) EJB
17 3 (2.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.80%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.40%) Mobile Payment
2 5 (3.40%) iPad
2 5 (3.40%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
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%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.68%) Clustering
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.97%) UNIX
2 14 (9.52%) Linux
3 9 (6.12%) Windows
3 9 (6.12%) Solaris
4 2 (1.36%) AIX
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (80.95%) SOA
2 38 (25.85%) BPEL
3 23 (15.65%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (12.24%) ERP
5 18 (12.24%) SDLC
6 13 (8.84%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (5.44%) CRM
8 7 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 7 (4.76%) Project Planning
8 7 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (4.76%) Migration
8 7 (4.76%) Line Management
8 7 (4.76%) Release Management
8 7 (4.76%) Unit Testing
8 7 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (4.08%) Waterfall
9 6 (4.08%) ITIL
9 6 (4.08%) OO
Programming Languages
1 59 (40.14%) Java
2 22 (14.97%) SQL
3 16 (10.88%) XQuery
4 13 (8.84%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.08%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.72%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 3 (2.04%) Groovy
7 3 (2.04%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.36%) COBOL
8 2 (1.36%) Python
9 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.68%) Perl
9 1 (0.68%) Jython
9 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (6.12%) Degree
2 6 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (2.04%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.36%) OCP
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.08%) QA
2 4 (2.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.36%) NFS
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.12%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (4.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (2.72%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (2.72%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.68%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 147 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (3.40%) PeopleSoft
2 5 (3.40%) IBM
3 4 (2.72%) BEA
3 4 (2.72%) SAP
3 4 (2.72%) WorldPay
4 3 (2.04%) Micro Focus
5 2 (1.36%) ATG
5 2 (1.36%) Stellent
5 2 (1.36%) Endeca
5 2 (1.36%) Siebel
5 2 (1.36%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.36%) Remedy
5 2 (1.36%) Retek
5 2 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe
6 1 (0.68%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.68%) GigaSpaces
6 1 (0.68%) Eloqua
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Capita - ITMS
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Cardiff
CPS Group
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Posted: 20 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 27 days ago