The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Service Bus skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 for the West Midlands region.

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 111 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% - 0.089%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.93% - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
430 317 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.67% 16.07% 15.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 172 182
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £229 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 21
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.05 £27.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
Oracle Service Bus
England

Oracle Service Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Service Bus across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Oracle Service Bus Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Service Bus
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus across the West Midlands region.

Oracle Service Bus Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Service Bus
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region 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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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
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Oracle Service Bus
England

Oracle Service Bus
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) BPEL
1 4 (100.00%) WebCenter
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle BPM

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
1 4 (100.00%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) WebCenter
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) BPEL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle