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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 145 120 114
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.030% 0.040% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% 0.23% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.50 -
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
587 426 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.74% 17.09% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 235 243
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 32
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.60 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% -22.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £34.75 £30.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Birmingham - 1 - -
Oracle Service Bus
England

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (75.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) JCAPS
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) BPEL
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) XML Messaging
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) XML

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 4 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (75.00%) JCAPS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) BPEL
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Customer Insight
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SAP