Period
to 9 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 9 December 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)
UK
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 739 712 767
Rank change year-on-year -27 +55 +27
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 46 194 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.39% 1.11% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 114 80
UK median daily rate £490 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.44% +15.82%
10th Percentile £425 £388 £400
90th Percentile £581 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -6.67% +2.44% +13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £37.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 11,905 17,472 16,934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.75% 16.74% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,651 11,276 11,231
UK median daily rate £450 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 392 414
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.50% -
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.18 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.90 £47.50 £47.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.61% +1.88% -3.52%

Oracle Service Bus
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Oracle Service Bus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Service Bus in the UK

Oracle Service Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Service Bus in the UK

Oracle Service Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Service Bus over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Service Bus in the UK

Oracle Service Bus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Service Bus in the UK

Oracle Service Bus
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 9 December 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
England -21 41 £490 -6.67% 8
UK excluding London -14 39 £490 -6.67% 3
South East +39 17 £483 +7.22% 2
North of England +21 17 £490 +18.79% 1
North West - 17 £490 - 1
London +40 4 £425 -12.82% 5
Wales +25 2 £488 +8.33%
East of England -17 2 - -
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 with a requirement for Oracle Service Bus.

1 46 (100.00%) Oracle
2 45 (97.83%) SOA
2 45 (97.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 36 (78.26%) Oracle Fusion
4 28 (60.87%) Middleware
5 24 (52.17%) Oracle Database
6 20 (43.48%) Oracle ODI
7 19 (41.30%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (34.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (32.61%) Unix
10 14 (30.43%) Perl
11 11 (23.91%) SDLC
12 10 (21.74%) Oracle BPM
12 10 (21.74%) SQL
12 10 (21.74%) Web Services
12 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (19.57%) BPEL
13 9 (19.57%) XML
14 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (15.22%) WebLogic
16 6 (13.04%) XSLT
16 6 (13.04%) Java
16 6 (13.04%) Linux
16 6 (13.04%) XQuery
16 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
16 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
16 6 (13.04%) REST
16 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database 12c
17 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
17 5 (10.87%) Data Integration

Oracle Service Bus
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 45 (97.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (15.22%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.35%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Azure
2 1 (2.17%) IaaS
2 1 (2.17%) npm
2 1 (2.17%) NuGet
2 1 (2.17%) PaaS
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
1 4 (8.70%) SSL
2 3 (6.52%) IMAP
2 3 (6.52%) SMTP
3 2 (4.35%) SSH
3 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) DMZ
4 1 (2.17%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) PuTTY
4 1 (2.17%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (52.17%) Oracle Database
2 20 (43.48%) Oracle ODI
3 16 (34.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.17%) DB2
6 1 (2.17%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) OLTP
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.17%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.70%) Subversion
3 3 (6.52%) Maven
4 2 (4.35%) JIRA
4 2 (4.35%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.17%) Ant
5 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.17%) Gradle
5 1 (2.17%) Hudson
5 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.17%) JBehave
5 1 (2.17%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.17%) JUnit
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.17%) Selenium
5 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.17%) WebLogic Workshop
Job Titles
1 31 (67.39%) Developer
2 30 (65.22%) Oracle Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 10 (21.74%) SOA Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Middleware Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Java Middleware Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Integration Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Programmer
8 2 (4.35%) SOA Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.17%) DBA
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (78.26%) Oracle Fusion
2 28 (60.87%) Middleware
3 10 (21.74%) Web Services
4 9 (19.57%) XML
5 6 (13.04%) REST
5 6 (13.04%) XSLT
6 5 (10.87%) SOAP
6 5 (10.87%) XSD
7 4 (8.70%) LDAP
7 4 (8.70%) WSDL
8 3 (6.52%) JMS
8 3 (6.52%) Oracle ADF
9 2 (4.35%) J2EE
9 2 (4.35%) JSON
9 2 (4.35%) Spring
10 1 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
10 1 (2.17%) OAuth
10 1 (2.17%) RESTful
10 1 (2.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Virtual Team
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.17%) AS400
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Unix
2 6 (13.04%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) HPUX
3 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Solaris
3 1 (2.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (97.83%) SOA
2 19 (41.30%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (23.91%) SDLC
4 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.57%) BPEL
6 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.87%) Data Integration
8 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.70%) BPMN
9 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (8.70%) Project Delivery
9 4 (8.70%) Release Management
9 4 (8.70%) Software Architecture
10 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
10 3 (6.52%) DevOps
10 3 (6.52%) EAM
10 3 (6.52%) High Availability
10 3 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (6.52%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Perl
2 10 (21.74%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) Java
3 6 (13.04%) XQuery
4 5 (10.87%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.35%) XPath
6 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.17%) COBOL
6 1 (2.17%) Groovy
6 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.17%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO 20022
1 1 (2.17%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) iptables
2 1 (2.17%) NFS
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) Ansible
2 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.35%) Remedy
3 1 (2.17%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.17%) Google
3 1 (2.17%) NetApp
3 1 (2.17%) Sun