Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 17 July 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)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 187 212
Rank change year-on-year -29 +25 -9
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 1 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.016% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% 1.75% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 16
North West median daily rate £325 £363 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -11.04% -18.50%
10th Percentile £313 £344 £359
90th Percentile £338 £475 £475
England median daily rate £525 £513 £443
% change year-on-year +2.44% +15.82% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
North West median hourly rate - - £57.75
England median hourly rate £39.38 - £57.75

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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 908 858 1,290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.75% 15.15% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 535 752
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £225 £228 £231
90th Percentile £588 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £443 £425
% change year-on-year +1.69% +4.12% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 44 60
North West median hourly rate £26.25 £16.00 £20.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.06% -21.53% +7.32%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £54.25 £38.60 £41.93
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.72
% change year-on-year - +1.43% +3.78%

Oracle Service Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Oracle Service Bus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Service Bus in the North West

Oracle Service Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

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

Oracle Service Bus
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
Merseyside +8 1 £325 -10.34%
Oracle Service Bus
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Oracle Service Bus.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

Oracle Service Bus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle