Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 338 346 358
Rank change year-on-year +8 +12 +7
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 5 45 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.036% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.24% 1.56% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 11
South East median daily rate £500 £450 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.22% +4.86%
10th Percentile £440 £391 £450
90th Percentile £569 £551 £515
England median daily rate £500 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% +13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £39.38 -

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 2,072 2,881 2,854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.04% 17.47% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,187 1,751 1,718
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £250 £275 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £463 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -0.54% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 88 94
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £24.25 £19.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.40% +25.68% -8.79%
10th Percentile £10.68 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.15 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.83 £21.50 £20.44
% change year-on-year -3.12% +5.21% +2.18%

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
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 23 October 2019. 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
Thames Valley +18 3 £475 +5.56%
Berkshire -13 3 £475 +5.56%
Hampshire -16 2 £538 +19.44%
Oracle Service Bus
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) XQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) Release Management
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (80.00%) WSDL
2 4 (80.00%) XSD
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 3 (60.00%) ERP
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) EAM
3 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (60.00%) Project Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL

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 5 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle ODI
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SOA Architect
2 2 (40.00%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (80.00%) WSDL
2 4 (80.00%) XSD
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Release Management
3 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) CRM
3 3 (60.00%) EAM
3 3 (60.00%) ERP
3 3 (60.00%) Project Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) BPEL
5 1 (20.00%) BPMN
5 1 (20.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) XQuery
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle