Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 13 December 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 > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 349 366 361
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5 +21
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 40 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.078% 0.074%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.32% 0.44% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 12
South East median daily rate £450 £485 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.22% +5.43% -12.38%
10th Percentile £402 £443 £350
90th Percentile £565 £502 £525
England median daily rate £525 £513 £443
% change year-on-year +2.44% +15.82% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 3,021 2,953 2,951
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.76% 17.62% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,794 1,743 1,757
South East median daily rate £448 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% +3.13% +3.90%
10th Percentile £280 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 109 113
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.26% -15.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £12.08 £11.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.18 £48.01 £57.35
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

Oracle Service Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Service Bus in the South East

Oracle Service Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

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

Oracle Service Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Service Bus in the South East over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Service Bus in the South East

Oracle Service Bus
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Hampshire -9 20 £450 -7.22%
Thames Valley +26 7 £425 -5.82%
Berkshire -2 5 £450 -0.28%
West Sussex -9 3 £565 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £400 -
Oracle Service Bus
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Oracle Service Bus.

1 40 (100.00%) Oracle
2 38 (95.00%) SOA
2 38 (95.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 32 (80.00%) Middleware
4 23 (57.50%) Oracle Database
4 23 (57.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 21 (52.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (45.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 17 (42.50%) Oracle ODI
8 14 (35.00%) Oracle Forms
8 14 (35.00%) Oracle Reports
8 14 (35.00%) Web Services
8 14 (35.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 14 (35.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 13 (32.50%) SOAP
9 13 (32.50%) Java
9 13 (32.50%) CRM
10 12 (30.00%) Linux
11 11 (27.50%) Oracle Applications
11 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (25.00%) Clustering
12 10 (25.00%) Finance
12 10 (25.00%) Siebel
12 10 (25.00%) WebLogic
12 10 (25.00%) WFM
12 10 (25.00%) Master Data Management
12 10 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (25.00%) Oracle Utilities
12 10 (25.00%) Siebel CRM
13 9 (22.50%) RESTful

Oracle Service Bus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 38 (95.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 8 (20.00%) Mule
4 3 (7.50%) Confluence
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (25.00%) Oracle Utilities
2 10 (25.00%) Siebel CRM
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (57.50%) Oracle Database
2 21 (52.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (45.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 17 (42.50%) Oracle ODI
5 14 (35.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 14 (35.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.50%) JIRA
3 3 (7.50%) Maven
3 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
3 3 (7.50%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (7.50%) Subversion
4 2 (5.00%) JUnit
4 2 (5.00%) XMLSpy
5 1 (2.50%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Telecoms
3 8 (20.00%) Marketing
4 7 (17.50%) Banking
4 7 (17.50%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) DBA
2 14 (35.00%) Oracle DBA
3 10 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 8 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Designer
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (10.00%) SOA Designer
5 4 (10.00%) SOA Developer
5 4 (10.00%) SOA Solution Designer
5 4 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (7.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Integration Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (80.00%) Middleware
2 23 (57.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 14 (35.00%) Web Services
4 13 (32.50%) SOAP
5 9 (22.50%) RESTful
6 8 (20.00%) Apache Camel
7 5 (12.50%) REST
7 5 (12.50%) XML
7 5 (12.50%) XSLT
8 4 (10.00%) WSDL
9 3 (7.50%) JMS
9 3 (7.50%) XSD
10 2 (5.00%) GWT
10 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
10 2 (5.00%) Java EE
10 2 (5.00%) JSF
10 2 (5.00%) JSON
10 2 (5.00%) JSP
10 2 (5.00%) Spring
11 1 (2.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Clustering
2 8 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) AIX
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (95.00%) SOA
2 13 (32.50%) CRM
3 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.00%) Master Data Management
4 10 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (25.00%) WFM
5 8 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 8 (20.00%) TDD
6 7 (17.50%) BPEL
6 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.50%) Coaching
7 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.50%) Decision-Making
9 3 (7.50%) DevOps
9 3 (7.50%) Process Improvement
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
9 3 (7.50%) SDLC
9 3 (7.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 13 (32.50%) Java
3 8 (20.00%) Java 8
4 6 (15.00%) Java 9
5 4 (10.00%) Python
5 4 (10.00%) XQuery
6 3 (7.50%) SQL
7 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.50%) C#
8 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.50%) XPath
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (25.00%) Siebel
3 8 (20.00%) WSO2
4 2 (5.00%) Talend
5 1 (2.50%) SAP