The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Service Bus skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Service Bus over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 133 116 112
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.037% 0.078% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.23% 0.53% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £300 £500 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +39.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £473 £403
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +17.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Oracle Service Bus
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
438 376 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.03% 14.71% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 212 266
Median daily rate £420 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 36
Median hourly rate £15.43 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.25% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £10.85 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.47 £35.00 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.39%

Oracle Service Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 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
Top 3 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Oracle Service Bus.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SOA Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle