The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Service Bus skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
Rank 116 112 92
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 9 5 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.22% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.07% 1.22% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 15
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£375 £413 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
435 411 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.14% 18.15% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 222 229
Average daily rate £355 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £223 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £29.00 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

Oracle Service Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Oracle Service Bus Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Oracle Service Bus
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Oracle Service Bus Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Oracle Service Bus
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 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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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
West Yorkshire +2 7 £375 -23.07%
Oracle Service Bus
England

Oracle Service Bus
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (91.67%) UNIX
3 8 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 8 (66.67%) ITIL
4 7 (58.33%) Java EE
4 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (58.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (33.33%) Middleware
6 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Change Management
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (25.00%) Perforce
6 3 (25.00%) BPEL
6 3 (25.00%) Hudson
6 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (16.67%) QA
7 2 (16.67%) SOA
8 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (8.33%) Linux

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (66.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (25.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Configuration Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Software Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Software Configuration Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Java EE
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (33.33%) Middleware
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) BPEL
2 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Perforce