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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 - 114
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% - 0.081%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.39% - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +19.44% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £56.50

Oracle Service Bus is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 256 389 294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 13.96% 16.46% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 206 161
Median daily rate £368 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.52% +0.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -62.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

Oracle Service Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Oracle Service Bus as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

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 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Service Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle