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 3 months to 25 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 110 139
Rank change year-on-year -11 +29  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 10 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.48% 0.46% 0.036%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.77% 2.87% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  
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 East of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 361 418 590
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.16% 16.10% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 232 344
Median daily rate £424 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.58% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 40
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -40.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £57.50 £41.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

Oracle Service Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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
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 3 months to 25 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +4 6 £469 - 2
Essex -12 4 £475 - 2
Oracle Service Bus
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 East of England region with a requirement for Oracle Service Bus.

1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (92.86%) SOA
2 13 (92.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (57.14%) Middleware
4 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (50.00%) SAP
4 7 (50.00%) SOAP
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Marketing
4 7 (50.00%) WSO2
5 6 (42.86%) Apache Camel
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database
5 6 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (42.86%) Mule
5 6 (42.86%) Maven
5 6 (42.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (42.86%) TDD
5 6 (42.86%) Manufacturing
5 6 (42.86%) Programme Management
5 6 (42.86%) Electronics
5 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (42.86%) XML
5 6 (42.86%) XSLT
6 5 (35.71%) Web Services
6 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
6 5 (35.71%) Java
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 12c

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 13 (92.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (42.86%) Mule
3 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.14%) Apache
4 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
1 1 (7.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Maven
2 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
1 7 (50.00%) Marketing
2 6 (42.86%) Electronics
2 6 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) Advertising
5 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) SOA Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Integration Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Integration Specialist
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) SOA Architect
5 2 (14.29%) SOA Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Middleware
2 7 (50.00%) SOAP
3 6 (42.86%) Apache Camel
3 6 (42.86%) XML
3 6 (42.86%) XSLT
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) JMS
5 4 (28.57%) RESTful
6 3 (21.43%) J2EE
6 3 (21.43%) JSON
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (21.43%) Swagger
6 3 (21.43%) WireMock
6 3 (21.43%) WSDL
6 3 (21.43%) XSD
7 1 (7.14%) COM
7 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) SOA
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (42.86%) Programme Management
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) BPEL
5 3 (21.43%) API Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) E-business
5 3 (21.43%) ERP
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (7.14%) BPR
7 1 (7.14%) Case Management
7 1 (7.14%) Change Control
7 1 (7.14%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Open Source
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) SAP
2 7 (50.00%) WSO2
3 1 (7.14%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (7.14%) Infor
3 1 (7.14%) JDA
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
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