Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 679 724 770
Rank change year-on-year +45 +46 -19
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 151 126 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.14% 0.083%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.02% 0.83% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 89 53
England median daily rate £525 £513 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +17.14% -6.91%
10th Percentile £374 £356 £405
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £438
% change year-on-year +2.44% +17.14% -7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 14,855 15,229 16,416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.54% 16.63% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,682 10,238 10,653
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £281 £267 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 367 371
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £47.25
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.53
% change year-on-year +2.56% -0.15% -7.00%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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
London +34 56 £475 +35.71%
East of England -21 46 £525 +2.44% 2
South East +28 39 £500 +3.09% 4
North of England -18 8 £413 -2.94%
Yorkshire - 5 £413 -
Midlands +2 1 £375 +7.14%
North West -9 1 - -
West Midlands -20 1 £375 +7.14%
North East - 1 - -
Oracle Service Bus
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 151 (100.00%) Oracle
2 109 (72.19%) Middleware
3 95 (62.91%) SOA
3 95 (62.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 92 (60.93%) Java
5 75 (49.67%) WebLogic
6 66 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (40.40%) Linux
8 58 (38.41%) TDD
8 58 (38.41%) Apache Camel
8 58 (38.41%) Oracle Database
9 56 (37.09%) SOAP
10 55 (36.42%) Finance
11 54 (35.76%) Web Services
12 51 (33.77%) Telecoms
13 50 (33.11%) Programme Management
13 50 (33.11%) WSO2
13 50 (33.11%) Marketing
13 50 (33.11%) Mule
13 50 (33.11%) RESTful
14 48 (31.79%) Greenfield Project
15 45 (29.80%) Java 8
16 44 (29.14%) XML
17 42 (27.81%) SAP
17 42 (27.81%) Business Intelligence
17 42 (27.81%) Manufacturing
17 42 (27.81%) Electronics
17 42 (27.81%) Digital Marketing
18 38 (25.17%) Security Cleared
19 33 (21.85%) Oracle Database 12c

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 95 (62.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 75 (49.67%) WebLogic
3 50 (33.11%) Mule
4 21 (13.91%) Apache
4 21 (13.91%) Tomcat
5 17 (11.26%) JBoss
6 7 (4.64%) Confluence
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.66%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 12 (7.95%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (7.28%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (5.30%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (5.30%) Oracle Utilities
3 8 (5.30%) Siebel CRM
4 4 (2.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.99%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.66%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.61%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.95%) IaaS
2 12 (7.95%) PaaS
3 5 (3.31%) Oracle CX
4 2 (1.32%) GitHub
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) DNS
1 1 (0.66%) FTP
1 1 (0.66%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (38.41%) Oracle Database
2 33 (21.85%) Oracle Database 12c
3 31 (20.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 22 (14.57%) Oracle Reports
5 16 (10.60%) Oracle ODI
6 13 (8.61%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (5.30%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.32%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (19.87%) Maven
2 12 (7.95%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (6.62%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.62%) Subversion
3 10 (6.62%) WebLogic Workshop
4 9 (5.96%) JIRA
5 8 (5.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (5.30%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.30%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (3.31%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.99%) JDeveloper
8 2 (1.32%) GitLab
8 2 (1.32%) XMLSpy
9 1 (0.66%) Ant
9 1 (0.66%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.66%) JConsole
9 1 (0.66%) JUnit
9 1 (0.66%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.66%) YourKit
General
1 55 (36.42%) Finance
2 51 (33.77%) Telecoms
3 50 (33.11%) Marketing
4 42 (27.81%) Electronics
4 42 (27.81%) Manufacturing
5 8 (5.30%) Banking
5 8 (5.30%) Law
5 8 (5.30%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 77 (50.99%) Developer
2 40 (26.49%) Java Developer
2 40 (26.49%) Senior Developer
3 33 (21.85%) Integration Developer
4 24 (15.89%) Senior Java Developer
4 24 (15.89%) SOA Developer
5 15 (9.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (9.27%) Oracle Developer
7 12 (7.95%) DBA
7 12 (7.95%) Oracle DBA
8 11 (7.28%) Agile Developer
8 11 (7.28%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (7.28%) Oracle Specialist
8 11 (7.28%) Senior Agile Developer
9 10 (6.62%) Lead Developer
10 9 (5.96%) Architect
11 8 (5.30%) Cloud Specialist
11 8 (5.30%) Consultant
11 8 (5.30%) Oracle Applications DBA
12 7 (4.64%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (72.19%) Middleware
2 58 (38.41%) Apache Camel
3 56 (37.09%) SOAP
4 54 (35.76%) Web Services
5 50 (33.11%) RESTful
6 44 (29.14%) XML
7 27 (17.88%) XSLT
8 23 (15.23%) JSON
8 23 (15.23%) Oracle Fusion
9 22 (14.57%) Swagger
9 22 (14.57%) WireMock
10 21 (13.91%) EntireX
10 21 (13.91%) LDAP
11 12 (7.95%) JMS
12 9 (5.96%) Hibernate
13 8 (5.30%) ActiveMQ
13 8 (5.30%) JDBC
13 8 (5.30%) OSGi
14 6 (3.97%) REST
15 4 (2.65%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 48 (31.79%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (5.96%) Clustering
3 8 (5.30%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.65%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 61 (40.40%) Linux
2 21 (13.91%) Windows
3 11 (7.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (6.62%) Unix
5 7 (4.64%) AIX
5 7 (4.64%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (3.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (62.91%) SOA
2 66 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (38.41%) TDD
4 50 (33.11%) Programme Management
5 42 (27.81%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (27.81%) Digital Marketing
6 26 (17.22%) Migration
7 20 (13.25%) DevOps
8 15 (9.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 14 (9.27%) Open Source
10 11 (7.28%) BPEL
10 11 (7.28%) CRM
10 11 (7.28%) Scrum
10 11 (7.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (6.62%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.62%) Technical Leadership
12 8 (5.30%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (5.30%) Master Data Management
12 8 (5.30%) Process Improvement
12 8 (5.30%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (60.93%) Java
2 45 (29.80%) Java 8
3 23 (15.23%) XPath
4 17 (11.26%) SQL
5 14 (9.27%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 9 (5.96%) Java 9
7 8 (5.30%) Python
8 3 (1.99%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.32%) XQuery
10 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.66%) Jython
10 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (25.17%) Security Cleared
2 30 (19.87%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) Degree
3 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.62%) Docker
2 3 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 21 (13.91%) CA Single Sign-On
2 18 (11.92%) Ansible
3 15 (9.93%) Forum Sentry
4 9 (5.96%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.66%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.66%) Terraform
5 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 151 (100.00%) Oracle
2 50 (33.11%) WSO2
3 42 (27.81%) SAP
4 28 (18.54%) Red Hat
5 15 (9.93%) Axway
6 9 (5.96%) VMware
7 8 (5.30%) Siebel
8 7 (4.64%) Talend
9 1 (0.66%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.66%) BMC
9 1 (0.66%) IBM
9 1 (0.66%) Pegasus