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 3 months to 28 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)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 515 510 559
Rank change year-on-year -5 +49  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 68 110 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.94% 1.24% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 68 36
Median daily rate £538 £450 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% -1.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £367 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £450 £465
% change year-on-year +19.44% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £56.50
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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7225 8882 8914
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.71% 17.96% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4645 6012 5692
Median daily rate £440 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.26% +12.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 212 295
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

Oracle Service Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 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
East of England +25 36 £538 +19.44% 5
South East +17 15 £485 +2.64%
North West +10 6 £363 -5.84% 1
London -27 4 £463 +2.77%
Yorkshire +15 1 - - 1
Oracle Service Bus
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for Oracle Service Bus.

1 104 (94.55%) Oracle
2 92 (83.64%) SOA
2 92 (83.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 83 (75.45%) Middleware
4 59 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (49.09%) Maven
6 53 (48.18%) XSLT
7 50 (45.45%) JSON
8 49 (44.55%) TDD
9 48 (43.64%) Finance
10 47 (42.73%) XPath
10 47 (42.73%) Business Intelligence
10 47 (42.73%) WSO2
10 47 (42.73%) Apache Camel
10 47 (42.73%) Mule
10 47 (42.73%) Swagger
10 47 (42.73%) WireMock
10 47 (42.73%) Greenfield Project
11 46 (41.82%) XML
11 46 (41.82%) SAP
11 46 (41.82%) Marketing
11 46 (41.82%) Telecoms
12 45 (40.91%) Electronics
12 45 (40.91%) Manufacturing
12 45 (40.91%) Programme Management
12 45 (40.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 45 (40.91%) Digital Marketing
13 32 (29.09%) Oracle Database
13 32 (29.09%) WebLogic
14 29 (26.36%) Oracle Fusion

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 92 (83.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 47 (42.73%) Mule
3 32 (29.09%) WebLogic
4 9 (8.18%) Tomcat
5 7 (6.36%) Apache
6 6 (5.45%) AquaLogic
6 6 (5.45%) JBoss
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.91%) Confluence
9 1 (0.91%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.91%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 45 (40.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (13.64%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (10.91%) Oracle Utilities
4 9 (8.18%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (5.45%) Siebel CRM
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.91%) Office 365
1 1 (0.91%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) HTTP
1 4 (3.64%) SSL
2 3 (2.73%) LDAP
3 2 (1.82%) SMTP
4 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.09%) Oracle Database
2 22 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 21 (19.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 13 (11.82%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (5.45%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.64%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.82%) DB2
8 1 (0.91%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 54 (49.09%) Maven
2 4 (3.64%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.82%) JIRA
4 2 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (1.82%) Mocha
4 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.91%) Hudson
5 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.91%) JUnit
General
1 48 (43.64%) Finance
2 46 (41.82%) Marketing
2 46 (41.82%) Telecoms
3 45 (40.91%) Electronics
3 45 (40.91%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.64%) Retail
5 2 (1.82%) Advertising
6 1 (0.91%) Automotive
6 1 (0.91%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 69 (62.73%) Developer
2 51 (46.36%) SOA Developer
3 43 (39.09%) Integration Developer
4 39 (35.45%) Agile Developer
5 15 (13.64%) Middleware Developer
6 12 (10.91%) DBA
6 12 (10.91%) Oracle DBA
7 11 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
8 9 (8.18%) Java Developer
9 8 (7.27%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 7 (6.36%) Lead Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Senior DBA
10 7 (6.36%) Senior Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 6 (5.45%) BPM Designer
11 6 (5.45%) Designer
11 6 (5.45%) Java Middleware Developer
11 6 (5.45%) Senior Agile Developer
11 6 (5.45%) SOA Designer
11 6 (5.45%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (75.45%) Middleware
2 53 (48.18%) XSLT
3 50 (45.45%) JSON
4 47 (42.73%) Apache Camel
4 47 (42.73%) Swagger
4 47 (42.73%) WireMock
5 46 (41.82%) XML
6 29 (26.36%) Oracle Fusion
7 14 (12.73%) Web Services
8 13 (11.82%) SOAP
9 9 (8.18%) RESTful
9 9 (8.18%) Spring
10 8 (7.27%) JMS
11 6 (5.45%) EntireX
11 6 (5.45%) Spring Boot
12 4 (3.64%) WSDL
12 4 (3.64%) XSD
13 3 (2.73%) Java EE
13 3 (2.73%) REST
13 3 (2.73%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (42.73%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (1.82%) User Experience
3 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.91%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.00%) Unix
2 10 (9.09%) Linux
3 9 (8.18%) AIX
4 7 (6.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (83.64%) SOA
2 59 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (44.55%) TDD
4 47 (42.73%) Business Intelligence
5 45 (40.91%) Digital Marketing
5 45 (40.91%) Programme Management
6 27 (24.55%) BPEL
7 12 (10.91%) Microservices
8 10 (9.09%) Data Management
8 10 (9.09%) WFM
9 9 (8.18%) Master Data Management
10 8 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (6.36%) CRM
11 7 (6.36%) DevOps
11 7 (6.36%) SDLC
12 6 (5.45%) Business Activity Monitoring
12 6 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (5.45%) Unit Testing
13 4 (3.64%) Migration
14 3 (2.73%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 47 (42.73%) XPath
2 28 (25.45%) Java
3 9 (8.18%) SQL
4 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.73%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.73%) Scala
4 3 (2.73%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 2 (1.82%) ES6
5 2 (1.82%) XQuery
6 1 (0.91%) Python
6 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.82%) Degree
4 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.91%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.36%) Ansible
1 7 (6.36%) Puppet
2 6 (5.45%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.45%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (1.82%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 104 (94.55%) Oracle
2 47 (42.73%) WSO2
3 46 (41.82%) SAP
4 9 (8.18%) Veritas
5 7 (6.36%) MuleSoft
6 6 (5.45%) Siebel
7 3 (2.73%) IBM
8 1 (0.91%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.91%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.91%) Cisco
8 1 (0.91%) Infor
8 1 (0.91%) JDA
8 1 (0.91%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.91%) webMethods
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