The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Service Bus skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 1 August 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 Yorkshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 78 94 103
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 17 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.02% 0.066% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.14% 0.35% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
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£313 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 - £520
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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
277 282 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.60% 18.65% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 133 195
Average daily rate £369 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £43.20 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Oracle Service Bus
Yorkshire

Oracle Service Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Oracle Service Bus Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Oracle Service Bus
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Oracle Service Bus Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Oracle Service Bus
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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.

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Last Year
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Oracle Service Bus
Yorkshire

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (63.16%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) Middleware
4 9 (47.37%) J2EE
4 9 (47.37%) JDBC
4 9 (47.37%) JSP
4 9 (47.37%) Web Services
4 9 (47.37%) Ajax
5 8 (42.11%) BPEL
6 7 (36.84%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (31.58%) Hudson
7 6 (31.58%) REST
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle Retail
7 6 (31.58%) Retail
7 6 (31.58%) Perforce
7 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
7 6 (31.58%) XML
7 6 (31.58%) Servlets
7 6 (31.58%) Ant
7 6 (31.58%) MS Office
7 6 (31.58%) UNIX
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
7 6 (31.58%) HTTP
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Jetty
9 4 (21.05%) XQuery
9 4 (21.05%) SOA

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) Jetty
2 3 (15.79%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle BPM
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) HTTP
2 4 (21.05%) FTP
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Hudson
1 6 (31.58%) Ant
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Configuration Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Software Configuration Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Software Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Architect
5 3 (15.79%) SOA Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Designer
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 2 (10.53%) SOA Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Architect
6 2 (10.53%) SOA Designer
7 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Middleware
2 9 (47.37%) J2EE
2 9 (47.37%) JDBC
2 9 (47.37%) JSP
2 9 (47.37%) Web Services
2 9 (47.37%) Ajax
3 7 (36.84%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (31.58%) REST
4 6 (31.58%) XML
4 6 (31.58%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) BPEL
2 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
3 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
4 4 (21.05%) SOA
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) XQuery
3 1 (5.26%) C
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Perforce
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) IBM