The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 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)
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 417 388 407
Rank change year-on-year -29 +19  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 5 39 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.024% 0.18% 0.068%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.14% 0.97% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 24 8
Median daily rate £463 £446 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.64% -6.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +19.44% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3533 4020 4373
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.08% 18.58% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2483 2900 2916
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 104
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.28 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

Oracle Service Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Oracle Service Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Service Bus in London

Oracle Service Bus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Service Bus in London

Oracle Service Bus
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 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
Canary Wharf +1 1 - -
Oracle Service Bus
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Oracle Service Bus.

1 26 (100.00%) Oracle
2 22 (84.62%) Middleware
3 16 (61.54%) SOA
3 16 (61.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (53.85%) JSON
4 14 (53.85%) Java
4 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (50.00%) Finance
6 12 (46.15%) Telecoms
6 12 (46.15%) TDD
6 12 (46.15%) Maven
6 12 (46.15%) WebLogic
6 12 (46.15%) XSLT
6 12 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (46.15%) XPath
6 12 (46.15%) Mule
6 12 (46.15%) WSO2
6 12 (46.15%) Apache Camel
6 12 (46.15%) Swagger
6 12 (46.15%) WireMock
6 12 (46.15%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (42.31%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (42.31%) SAP
7 11 (42.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 11 (42.31%) Marketing
7 11 (42.31%) Programme Management
7 11 (42.31%) Electronics
7 11 (42.31%) Manufacturing
8 9 (34.62%) Tomcat
9 7 (26.92%) XML

Oracle Service Bus
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 16 (61.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (46.15%) Mule
2 12 (46.15%) WebLogic
3 9 (34.62%) Tomcat
4 7 (26.92%) Apache
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
7 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 11 (42.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) LDAP
2 2 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) SMTP
3 1 (3.85%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (7.69%) DB2
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.85%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Maven
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (7.69%) Mocha
2 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Telecoms
3 11 (42.31%) Electronics
3 11 (42.31%) Manufacturing
3 11 (42.31%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) SOA Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Integration Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Java Middleware Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Middleware Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Administrator
8 1 (3.85%) Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) DBA
8 1 (3.85%) Integration Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) Middleware
2 14 (53.85%) JSON
3 12 (46.15%) Apache Camel
3 12 (46.15%) Swagger
3 12 (46.15%) WireMock
3 12 (46.15%) XSLT
4 7 (26.92%) XML
5 6 (23.08%) EntireX
6 3 (11.54%) SOAP
6 3 (11.54%) Web Services
7 2 (7.69%) Akka
7 2 (7.69%) Chai
7 2 (7.69%) CSS
7 2 (7.69%) Java EE
7 2 (7.69%) JDBC
7 2 (7.69%) JPA
7 2 (7.69%) React
7 2 (7.69%) Redux
7 2 (7.69%) SAML
7 2 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) SOA
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (46.15%) TDD
4 11 (42.31%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (42.31%) Programme Management
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) BPEL
6 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 2 (7.69%) Microservices
6 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.69%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.85%) BPMN
7 1 (3.85%) Data Ingestion
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps
7 1 (3.85%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (3.85%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) XPath
3 2 (7.69%) ES6
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) Scala
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (7.69%) Data Guard
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.85%) Ansible
3 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (46.15%) WSO2
3 11 (42.31%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) MuleSoft
5 1 (3.85%) webMethods