Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 July 2018 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 137 177
Rank change year-on-year +3 +40 +38
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 61 61 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.28% 1.31% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.84% 7.04% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 43 6
East of England median daily rate £525 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +19.44% -
10th Percentile £506 £458 £413
90th Percentile £600 £619 £475
England median daily rate £525 £513 £446
% change year-on-year +2.44% +14.85% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.38 - £57.75

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 the East of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 778 866 814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.33% 18.54% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 522 476
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £242 £226 £205
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £447 £425
% change year-on-year +0.67% +5.18% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 23 38
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.59% -9.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £40.00 £41.18
England median hourly rate £20.50 £19.97 £19.44
% change year-on-year +2.65% +2.75% +2.29%

Oracle Service Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Service Bus in the East of England

Oracle Service Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Service Bus in the East of England

Oracle Service Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Service Bus in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Service Bus in the East of England

Oracle Service Bus
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
Essex +10 53 £525 -2.33% 4
Bedfordshire - 5 - -
Hertfordshire -9 3 £325 -30.67%
Oracle Service Bus
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Service Bus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Oracle Service Bus.

1 61 (100.00%) SOA
2 58 (95.08%) RESTful
3 56 (91.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 56 (91.80%) Oracle
4 55 (90.16%) SOAP
5 54 (88.52%) Middleware
6 53 (86.89%) Web Services
6 53 (86.89%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (86.89%) WSO2
6 53 (86.89%) Apache Camel
6 53 (86.89%) Mule
7 51 (83.61%) Java
8 49 (80.33%) Greenfield Project
9 48 (78.69%) TDD
10 47 (77.05%) Electronics
10 47 (77.05%) Telecoms
10 47 (77.05%) Finance
10 47 (77.05%) Manufacturing
10 47 (77.05%) Programme Management
10 47 (77.05%) SAP
10 47 (77.05%) Business Intelligence
10 47 (77.05%) Digital Marketing
10 47 (77.05%) Marketing
11 44 (72.13%) XPath
11 44 (72.13%) JSON
11 44 (72.13%) XML
11 44 (72.13%) XSLT
11 44 (72.13%) Maven
12 39 (63.93%) Swagger
12 39 (63.93%) WireMock

Oracle Service Bus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 56 (91.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 53 (86.89%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) PaaS
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 44 (72.13%) Maven
2 5 (8.20%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 47 (77.05%) Electronics
1 47 (77.05%) Finance
1 47 (77.05%) Manufacturing
1 47 (77.05%) Marketing
1 47 (77.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (90.16%) Developer
2 41 (67.21%) Integration Developer
3 40 (65.57%) Senior Developer
4 30 (49.18%) SOA Developer
5 19 (31.15%) Java Developer
6 14 (22.95%) Agile Developer
6 14 (22.95%) Senior Agile Developer
7 13 (21.31%) Lead Developer
8 12 (19.67%) Lead Java Developer
9 7 (11.48%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (8.20%) Automation Tester
10 5 (8.20%) Tester
11 2 (3.28%) Agile Java Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Oracle Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Senior Agile Java Developer
12 1 (1.64%) Consultant
12 1 (1.64%) Middleware Developer
12 1 (1.64%) Oracle Consultant
12 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Developer
12 1 (1.64%) Senior Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (95.08%) RESTful
2 55 (90.16%) SOAP
3 54 (88.52%) Middleware
4 53 (86.89%) Apache Camel
4 53 (86.89%) Web Services
5 44 (72.13%) JSON
5 44 (72.13%) XML
5 44 (72.13%) XSLT
6 39 (63.93%) Swagger
6 39 (63.93%) WireMock
7 2 (3.28%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (3.28%) Spring
7 2 (3.28%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 49 (80.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) SOA
2 53 (86.89%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (78.69%) TDD
4 47 (77.05%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (77.05%) Digital Marketing
4 47 (77.05%) Programme Management
5 6 (9.84%) Test Automation
5 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.20%) API Testing
6 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (8.20%) Data Management
6 5 (8.20%) Integration Testing
6 5 (8.20%) Manual Testing
6 5 (8.20%) Regression Testing
6 5 (8.20%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (8.20%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (8.20%) Test Management
6 5 (8.20%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.64%) BPEL
7 1 (1.64%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (83.61%) Java
2 44 (72.13%) XPath
3 26 (42.62%) Java 8
4 6 (9.84%) Java 9
5 5 (8.20%) Groovy
6 2 (3.28%) VB
7 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.64%) Ruby
7 1 (1.64%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
Vendors
1 56 (91.80%) Oracle
2 53 (86.89%) WSO2
3 47 (77.05%) SAP
4 6 (9.84%) Talend
5 5 (8.20%) MuleSoft