The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 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.

Oracle Service Bus (OSB)
England / North East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 - 61
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.14% - 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.66% - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03%  
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 the North East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 151 165 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 20.86% 18.90% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 100 49
Median daily rate £340 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £521 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 - £14.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

Oracle Service Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Oracle Service Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Service Bus in the North East

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

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Oracle Service Bus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) E-Business Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle