Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Oracle Service Bus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Service Bus over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 161 176
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15 +7
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.049% 0.14% 0.040%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.33% 0.86% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Berkshire median daily rate £451 £500 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.75% -23.08% +52.94%
10th Percentile £422 £468 £575
90th Percentile £486 £574 £725
South East median daily rate £485 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +7.78% -14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Oracle Service Bus is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 609 698 755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.82% 16.22% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 358 429
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £256 £225
90th Percentile £575 £579 £538
South East median daily rate £402 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.50% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 19
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.21% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £11.20 £12.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £38.00 £55.65 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £19.32 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.14% +21.62% +12.91%

Oracle Service Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Oracle Service Bus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Service Bus in Berkshire

Oracle Service Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Service Bus in Berkshire

Oracle Service Bus
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £488 -
Oracle Service Bus
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Oracle Service Bus.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) XMLSpy
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (100.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) BPEL
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy

Oracle Service Bus
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Designer
1 2 (100.00%) SOA Designer
1 2 (100.00%) SOA Solution Designer
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) SOA Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) BPEL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle