The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 48 55 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.97% 0.58% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.77% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £469 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £419 £395
% change year-on-year +13.43% +6.01%  
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 104 88 148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 16.86% 12.85% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 42 76
Median daily rate £409 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.82% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +152.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

Oracle Service Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Oracle Service Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Service Bus in Hertfordshire

Oracle Service Bus
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Watford - 2 £475 -
St Albans +1 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Oracle Service Bus
East of England

Oracle Service Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Oracle Service Bus.

1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) SOA
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (90.91%) Middleware
2 10 (90.91%) WebLogic
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (72.73%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
5 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (45.45%) DevOps
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (45.45%) Unix
6 5 (45.45%) Solaris
6 5 (45.45%) Linux
6 5 (45.45%) Advertising
7 4 (36.36%) BPEL
7 4 (36.36%) SOAP
7 4 (36.36%) XML
7 4 (36.36%) JMS
8 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (27.27%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
8 3 (27.27%) XSD
8 3 (27.27%) XSLT
8 3 (27.27%) WSDL
8 3 (27.27%) SSL
8 3 (27.27%) ERP
8 3 (27.27%) E-business
9 2 (18.18%) Retail

Oracle Service Bus
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 11 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (90.91%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (45.45%) Advertising
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) SOA Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) SOA Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) SOA Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Middleware Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SOA Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Middleware
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (36.36%) JMS
3 4 (36.36%) SOAP
3 4 (36.36%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) WSDL
4 3 (27.27%) XSD
4 3 (27.27%) XSLT
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) XML Messaging
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Solaris
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) SOA
2 8 (72.73%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) BPEL
5 3 (27.27%) E-business
5 3 (27.27%) ERP
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 1 (9.09%) WFM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) JDA