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 3 months to 25 June 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)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 522 546 561
Rank change year-on-year +24 +15  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 65 106 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.85% 1.11% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 66 38
Median daily rate £538 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £367 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £545 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +19.44% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £56.50

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7676 9587 9977
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.58% 18.07% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4899 6394 6227
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 235 341
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.51% -0.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

Oracle Service Bus
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 26 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +6 65 £538 +19.44% 4
East of England +17 35 £538 +19.44% 2
Essex +14 35 £538 +19.44% 2
South East +26 12 £485 +4.86%
Hampshire +4 7 £485 +7.77%
North West +16 6 £363 -5.84% 1
London -28 5 £463 +3.64%
Havant +3 4 £485 +7.77%
Manchester - 3 - -
Merseyside -16 2 £363 -5.84% 1
Liverpool -17 2 £363 -5.84% 1
Oxfordshire -19 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 - -
Worthing - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Yorkshire +19 1 - -
North Yorkshire +8 1 - -
Canary Wharf +4 1 - -
Oxford -11 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £363 -
Widnes - 1 £363 -
St Helens - 1 £363 -
Cheshire - 1 £363 -
Berkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 with a requirement for Oracle Service Bus.

1 104 (96.30%) Oracle
2 93 (86.11%) SOA
2 93 (86.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 82 (75.93%) Middleware
4 59 (54.63%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (49.07%) Maven
5 53 (49.07%) XSLT
6 50 (46.30%) JSON
7 49 (45.37%) TDD
8 48 (44.44%) Finance
9 47 (43.52%) XPath
9 47 (43.52%) XML
9 47 (43.52%) Business Intelligence
9 47 (43.52%) WSO2
9 47 (43.52%) Mule
9 47 (43.52%) Apache Camel
9 47 (43.52%) Swagger
9 47 (43.52%) WireMock
9 47 (43.52%) Greenfield Project
10 46 (42.59%) SAP
10 46 (42.59%) Marketing
10 46 (42.59%) Telecoms
11 45 (41.67%) Programme Management
11 45 (41.67%) Manufacturing
11 45 (41.67%) Electronics
11 45 (41.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 45 (41.67%) Digital Marketing
12 33 (30.56%) WebLogic
13 31 (28.70%) Oracle Database
14 30 (27.78%) Java

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 93 (86.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 47 (43.52%) Mule
3 33 (30.56%) WebLogic
4 9 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 7 (6.48%) Apache
6 4 (3.70%) AquaLogic
6 4 (3.70%) JBoss
7 3 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.93%) Confluence
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 45 (41.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (13.89%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (9.26%) Oracle Utilities
4 7 (6.48%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (4.63%) Siebel CRM
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.93%) Office 365
1 1 (0.93%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) HTTP
1 4 (3.70%) SSL
2 3 (2.78%) LDAP
3 2 (1.85%) SMTP
4 1 (0.93%) FTP
4 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.70%) Oracle Database
2 22 (20.37%) Oracle Database 11g
3 20 (18.52%) Oracle Database 12c
4 13 (12.04%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.85%) DB2
7 1 (0.93%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 53 (49.07%) Maven
2 4 (3.70%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.85%) JIRA
4 2 (1.85%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (1.85%) Mocha
4 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.93%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.93%) Hudson
5 1 (0.93%) JUnit
General
1 48 (44.44%) Finance
2 46 (42.59%) Marketing
2 46 (42.59%) Telecoms
3 45 (41.67%) Electronics
3 45 (41.67%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.70%) Retail
5 2 (1.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Automotive
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (62.04%) Developer
2 51 (47.22%) SOA Developer
3 41 (37.96%) Integration Developer
4 39 (36.11%) Agile Developer
5 15 (13.89%) Middleware Developer
6 11 (10.19%) Oracle Developer
7 10 (9.26%) DBA
7 10 (9.26%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (8.33%) Java Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Lead Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.56%) BPM Designer
10 6 (5.56%) Consultant
10 6 (5.56%) Designer
10 6 (5.56%) Java Middleware Developer
10 6 (5.56%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 6 (5.56%) Senior Agile Developer
10 6 (5.56%) SOA Designer
10 6 (5.56%) SOA Solution Designer
10 6 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (75.93%) Middleware
2 53 (49.07%) XSLT
3 50 (46.30%) JSON
4 47 (43.52%) Apache Camel
4 47 (43.52%) Swagger
4 47 (43.52%) WireMock
4 47 (43.52%) XML
5 28 (25.93%) Oracle Fusion
6 15 (13.89%) Web Services
7 14 (12.96%) SOAP
8 9 (8.33%) JMS
8 9 (8.33%) RESTful
9 7 (6.48%) Spring
10 6 (5.56%) EntireX
11 4 (3.70%) Spring Boot
11 4 (3.70%) WSDL
11 4 (3.70%) XSD
12 3 (2.78%) Akka
12 3 (2.78%) OAuth
12 3 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (43.52%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (1.85%) User Experience
3 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.33%) Unix
2 8 (7.41%) Linux
3 7 (6.48%) AIX
4 5 (4.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (86.11%) SOA
2 59 (54.63%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (45.37%) TDD
4 47 (43.52%) Business Intelligence
5 45 (41.67%) Digital Marketing
5 45 (41.67%) Programme Management
6 27 (25.00%) BPEL
7 10 (9.26%) Microservices
8 8 (7.41%) Data Management
8 8 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (7.41%) WFM
9 7 (6.48%) Master Data Management
9 7 (6.48%) SDLC
9 7 (6.48%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.56%) Business Activity Monitoring
10 6 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.56%) CRM
11 5 (4.63%) DevOps
12 4 (3.70%) Migration
13 3 (2.78%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.52%) XPath
2 30 (27.78%) Java
3 10 (9.26%) SQL
4 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.78%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.78%) Scala
4 3 (2.78%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 3 (2.78%) XQuery
5 2 (1.85%) ES6
6 1 (0.93%) Python
6 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) Degree
4 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (4.63%) Ansible
2 5 (4.63%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (4.63%) Puppet
3 4 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.85%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 104 (96.30%) Oracle
2 47 (43.52%) WSO2
3 46 (42.59%) SAP
4 7 (6.48%) Veritas
5 5 (4.63%) MuleSoft
5 5 (4.63%) Siebel
6 3 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.93%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco
7 1 (0.93%) Infor
7 1 (0.93%) JDA
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.93%) webMethods
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