Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 September 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)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 689 700 718
Rank change year-on-year +11 +18 +10
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 171 148 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.09% 0.97% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 88 97
England median daily rate £525 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +13.89% -
10th Percentile £396 £440 £363
90th Percentile £600 £600 £554
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £450
% change year-on-year +2.44% +13.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £39.38 - -
UK median hourly rate £39.38 - -

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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 15,631 15,262 18,491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.78% 16.82% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,337 9,980 12,341
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £601 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 394 453
England median hourly rate £21.33 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.02% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £12.49 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.55 £48.75 £45.95
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Oracle Service Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Service Bus in England

Oracle Service Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Service Bus in England

Oracle Service Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Service Bus in England over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Service Bus in England

Oracle Service Bus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Service Bus in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Service Bus in England

Oracle Service Bus
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
East of England -19 70 £525 -2.33% 3
South East +12 45 £475 -2.06% 4
London -8 32 £519 +20.29% 9
North of England -12 19 £413 +13.79% 1
Yorkshire 0 16 £413 -
South West - 4 £388 - 1
North East - 3 - -
Oracle Service Bus
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 England region with a requirement for Oracle Service Bus.

1 166 (97.08%) Oracle
2 138 (80.70%) Middleware
3 137 (80.12%) SOA
4 132 (77.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 94 (54.97%) Java
6 80 (46.78%) Web Services
7 79 (46.20%) SOAP
8 77 (45.03%) RESTful
9 74 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
10 72 (42.11%) Oracle Database
11 69 (40.35%) Oracle Fusion
12 65 (38.01%) Mule
12 65 (38.01%) TDD
13 62 (36.26%) Finance
14 61 (35.67%) Apache Camel
15 60 (35.09%) WSO2
16 57 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
17 56 (32.75%) Telecoms
18 55 (32.16%) Programme Management
18 55 (32.16%) Marketing
19 52 (30.41%) XML
20 51 (29.82%) SAP
20 51 (29.82%) Business Intelligence
20 51 (29.82%) Manufacturing
20 51 (29.82%) Electronics
20 51 (29.82%) Digital Marketing
21 48 (28.07%) XSLT
22 46 (26.90%) JSON
23 45 (26.32%) Oracle Database 11g
23 45 (26.32%) WebLogic

Oracle Service Bus
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 132 (77.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 65 (38.01%) Mule
3 45 (26.32%) WebLogic
4 9 (5.26%) Apache
4 9 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.92%) JBoss
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle BPEL
7 3 (1.75%) AquaLogic
7 3 (1.75%) Confluence
7 3 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 19 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (9.36%) Siebel CRM
3 14 (8.19%) Oracle Utilities
4 9 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (2.92%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (1.75%) Maximo
8 2 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (1.17%) NetSuite
8 2 (1.17%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.34%) GitHub
3 3 (1.75%) PaaS
4 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) DNS
1 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (42.11%) Oracle Database
2 45 (26.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 38 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
4 34 (19.88%) Oracle ODI
5 22 (12.87%) Oracle BI EE
6 21 (12.28%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (5.26%) RDBMS
7 9 (5.26%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.92%) MySQL
8 5 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (23.98%) Maven
2 23 (13.45%) Oracle Forms
3 16 (9.36%) Git (software)
4 14 (8.19%) SoapUI
5 10 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (5.26%) JUnit
6 9 (5.26%) Subversion
7 8 (4.68%) JDeveloper
8 7 (4.09%) GitLab
8 7 (4.09%) Jenkins
8 7 (4.09%) JIRA
9 6 (3.51%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.51%) IntelliJ
10 5 (2.92%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.92%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (2.92%) XMLSpy
11 4 (2.34%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.17%) Artifactory
12 2 (1.17%) WebLogic Workshop
13 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 62 (36.26%) Finance
2 56 (32.75%) Telecoms
3 55 (32.16%) Marketing
4 51 (29.82%) Electronics
4 51 (29.82%) Manufacturing
5 10 (5.85%) Retail
6 4 (2.34%) Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 104 (60.82%) Developer
2 51 (29.82%) Senior Developer
3 44 (25.73%) SOA Developer
4 43 (25.15%) Integration Developer
5 42 (24.56%) Java Developer
6 29 (16.96%) Oracle Developer
7 21 (12.28%) Senior Java Developer
8 20 (11.70%) DBA
8 20 (11.70%) Oracle DBA
9 16 (9.36%) Agile Developer
9 16 (9.36%) Senior Agile Developer
10 14 (8.19%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 14 (8.19%) Oracle SOA Developer
11 12 (7.02%) Lead Developer
11 12 (7.02%) Lead Java Developer
12 9 (5.26%) Middleware Developer
13 8 (4.68%) Architect
14 7 (4.09%) Administrator
15 6 (3.51%) Consultant
15 6 (3.51%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (80.70%) Middleware
2 80 (46.78%) Web Services
3 79 (46.20%) SOAP
4 77 (45.03%) RESTful
5 69 (40.35%) Oracle Fusion
6 61 (35.67%) Apache Camel
7 52 (30.41%) XML
8 48 (28.07%) XSLT
9 46 (26.90%) JSON
10 33 (19.30%) Swagger
10 33 (19.30%) WireMock
11 21 (12.28%) JMS
12 15 (8.77%) REST
12 15 (8.77%) Spring
13 10 (5.85%) Hibernate
14 9 (5.26%) EntireX
14 9 (5.26%) LDAP
14 9 (5.26%) WSDL
14 9 (5.26%) XSD
15 8 (4.68%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 57 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (9.36%) Clustering
3 6 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.34%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.75%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.47%) Linux
2 16 (9.36%) AIX
3 9 (5.26%) Unix
3 9 (5.26%) Windows
4 6 (3.51%) Solaris
5 3 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (80.12%) SOA
2 74 (43.27%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (38.01%) TDD
4 55 (32.16%) Programme Management
5 51 (29.82%) Business Intelligence
5 51 (29.82%) Digital Marketing
6 19 (11.11%) CRM
7 16 (9.36%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (8.77%) BPEL
9 14 (8.19%) Master Data Management
9 14 (8.19%) WFM
10 13 (7.60%) Unit Testing
11 9 (5.26%) Migration
11 9 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (5.26%) Test Automation
12 8 (4.68%) Scrum
13 7 (4.09%) E-Commerce
13 7 (4.09%) Infrastructure Management
14 6 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (3.51%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 94 (54.97%) Java
2 43 (25.15%) Java 8
3 35 (20.47%) XPath
4 23 (13.45%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 12 (7.02%) Java 9
5 12 (7.02%) SQL
6 9 (5.26%) XQuery
7 6 (3.51%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.92%) C#
8 5 (2.92%) Groovy
8 5 (2.92%) Python
9 3 (1.75%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.75%) VB
10 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.85%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (2.92%) Docker
2 2 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (5.26%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (1.75%) Ansible
2 3 (1.75%) Forum Sentry
3 2 (1.17%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.17%) Terraform
3 2 (1.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 166 (97.08%) Oracle
2 60 (35.09%) WSO2
3 51 (29.82%) SAP
4 16 (9.36%) Siebel
5 10 (5.85%) MuleSoft
6 7 (4.09%) Talend
7 3 (1.75%) Axway
7 3 (1.75%) IBM
8 2 (1.17%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.58%) Pegasus