The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 29 April 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 155 197
Rank change year-on-year -10 +42  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.031% 0.029% 0.018%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.18% 0.18% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.16% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.75 -

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 the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 556 554 961
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 17.06% 15.87% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 406 721
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 26
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.05% +10.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £17.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £26.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +13.23% -15.77%  

Oracle Service Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Oracle Service Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Service Bus in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for Oracle Service Bus.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Oracle Service Bus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle