Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 683 700 740
Rank change year-on-year +17 +40 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 191 141 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.19% 0.89% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 90 78
England median daily rate £525 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +13.89% -10.00%
10th Percentile £386 £461 £350
90th Percentile £600 £600 £581
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £450
% change year-on-year +2.44% +13.89% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
England median hourly rate £37.19 - -
UK median hourly rate £37.19 - -

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 16,087 15,839 18,383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.93% 16.74% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,572 10,470 12,030
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £632 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 409 458
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% +5.10%
10th Percentile £12.41 £11.20 £12.23
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.49% +2.34% -

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -10 66 £525 - 4
London +42 59 £500 +33.33% 11
South East +30 42 £463 -4.64% 2
North of England -5 21 £413 -17.50% 3
Yorkshire - 18 £413 - 2
North East - 3 - -
South West - 2 £388 - 1
Oracle Service Bus
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 186 (97.38%) Oracle
2 152 (79.58%) Middleware
3 132 (69.11%) SOA
4 127 (66.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 102 (53.40%) Java
6 78 (40.84%) SOAP
7 76 (39.79%) WebLogic
8 72 (37.70%) Web Services
9 71 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
9 71 (37.17%) Oracle Database
10 69 (36.13%) RESTful
11 66 (34.55%) TDD
12 65 (34.03%) Finance
13 64 (33.51%) Apache Camel
14 62 (32.46%) Greenfield Project
14 62 (32.46%) Telecoms
14 62 (32.46%) Mule
15 61 (31.94%) Marketing
15 61 (31.94%) WSO2
15 61 (31.94%) Programme Management
16 60 (31.41%) XML
17 58 (30.37%) Linux
18 57 (29.84%) Oracle Fusion
19 53 (27.75%) Digital Marketing
19 53 (27.75%) SAP
19 53 (27.75%) Business Intelligence
19 53 (27.75%) Manufacturing
19 53 (27.75%) Electronics
20 49 (25.65%) Java 8
21 46 (24.08%) XSLT

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
1 127 (66.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 76 (39.79%) WebLogic
3 62 (32.46%) Mule
4 21 (10.99%) Apache
4 21 (10.99%) Tomcat
5 14 (7.33%) JBoss
6 4 (2.09%) Oracle BPEL
7 3 (1.57%) AquaLogic
7 3 (1.57%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.05%) Confluence
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 14 (7.33%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (6.28%) Siebel CRM
3 11 (5.76%) Oracle Utilities
4 9 (4.71%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (1.57%) Maximo
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.33%) PaaS
2 12 (6.28%) IaaS
3 6 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.57%) GitHub
4 3 (1.57%) Oracle CX
5 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) DNS
1 1 (0.52%) FTP
1 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (37.17%) Oracle Database
2 34 (17.80%) Oracle Database 11g
3 33 (17.28%) Oracle Database 12c
4 30 (15.71%) Oracle ODI
5 26 (13.61%) Oracle Reports
6 18 (9.42%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.62%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.62%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.05%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.52%) MySQL
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (17.80%) Maven
2 19 (9.95%) Oracle Forms
3 13 (6.81%) SoapUI
4 11 (5.76%) WebLogic Workshop
5 7 (3.66%) JDeveloper
6 6 (3.14%) Subversion
7 5 (2.62%) Git (software)
7 5 (2.62%) GitLab
7 5 (2.62%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.62%) JIRA
8 3 (1.57%) JUnit
8 3 (1.57%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.57%) XMLSpy
9 2 (1.05%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.52%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.52%) YourKit
General
1 65 (34.03%) Finance
2 62 (32.46%) Telecoms
3 61 (31.94%) Marketing
4 53 (27.75%) Electronics
4 53 (27.75%) Manufacturing
5 11 (5.76%) Retail
6 9 (4.71%) Law
7 8 (4.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (53.93%) Developer
2 49 (25.65%) Senior Developer
3 48 (25.13%) Java Developer
4 43 (22.51%) SOA Developer
5 41 (21.47%) Integration Developer
6 29 (15.18%) Oracle Developer
7 28 (14.66%) Senior Java Developer
8 17 (8.90%) Agile Developer
8 17 (8.90%) Senior Agile Developer
9 16 (8.38%) DBA
9 16 (8.38%) Oracle DBA
9 16 (8.38%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 14 (7.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (6.81%) Lead Developer
11 13 (6.81%) Lead Java Developer
12 12 (6.28%) Architect
13 10 (5.24%) Oracle Applications DBA
14 9 (4.71%) Oracle Specialist
15 8 (4.19%) Administrator
15 8 (4.19%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (79.58%) Middleware
2 78 (40.84%) SOAP
3 72 (37.70%) Web Services
4 69 (36.13%) RESTful
5 64 (33.51%) Apache Camel
6 60 (31.41%) XML
7 57 (29.84%) Oracle Fusion
8 46 (24.08%) XSLT
9 40 (20.94%) JSON
10 33 (17.28%) Swagger
10 33 (17.28%) WireMock
11 21 (10.99%) EntireX
11 21 (10.99%) LDAP
12 14 (7.33%) JMS
12 14 (7.33%) REST
13 9 (4.71%) Hibernate
14 8 (4.19%) Spring
14 8 (4.19%) WSDL
15 7 (3.66%) XSD
16 4 (2.09%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 62 (32.46%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (6.28%) Clustering
3 8 (4.19%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.62%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.05%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 58 (30.37%) Linux
2 20 (10.47%) Windows
3 13 (6.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (5.76%) AIX
5 6 (3.14%) Solaris
6 5 (2.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (69.11%) SOA
2 71 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (34.55%) TDD
4 61 (31.94%) Programme Management
5 53 (27.75%) Business Intelligence
5 53 (27.75%) Digital Marketing
6 26 (13.61%) Migration
7 18 (9.42%) CRM
8 17 (8.90%) BPEL
9 14 (7.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 14 (7.33%) Unit Testing
10 13 (6.81%) Open Source
11 12 (6.28%) E-Commerce
11 12 (6.28%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (5.76%) DevOps
12 11 (5.76%) Master Data Management
12 11 (5.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (5.76%) WFM
13 8 (4.19%) Business Activity Monitoring
13 8 (4.19%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 102 (53.40%) Java
2 49 (25.65%) Java 8
3 34 (17.80%) XPath
4 21 (10.99%) SQL
5 19 (9.95%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 15 (7.85%) Java 9
7 8 (4.19%) XQuery
8 5 (2.62%) Groovy
8 5 (2.62%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.05%) VB
10 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.52%) C#
10 1 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (19.90%) Security Cleared
2 28 (14.66%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.52%) Degree
3 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.14%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (6.28%) Docker
2 3 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 21 (10.99%) CA Single Sign-On
2 14 (7.33%) Forum Sentry
3 11 (5.76%) Ansible
4 9 (4.71%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.05%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.05%) Terraform
5 2 (1.05%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 186 (97.38%) Oracle
2 61 (31.94%) WSO2
3 53 (27.75%) SAP
4 23 (12.04%) Red Hat
5 14 (7.33%) Axway
6 12 (6.28%) Siebel
7 9 (4.71%) VMware
8 8 (4.19%) Talend
9 6 (3.14%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.57%) IBM
11 1 (0.52%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.52%) BMC
11 1 (0.52%) Pegasus