Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 714 748 746
Rank change year-on-year +34 -2 -13
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 147 139 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.88% 0.70% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 83 83
UK median daily rate £513 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £468 £353 £300
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £493
% change year-on-year +16.67% -8.63% +23.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median hourly rate - - £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £56.50

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 16617 19816 20256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.72% 18.60% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10853 12975 12767
UK median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 517 634
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.96 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.35 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.52% +9.11% +8.57%

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 18 October 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 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 18 October 2017. 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 +45 144 £513 +13.89% 4
UK excluding London +65 114 £525 +16.67% 4
East of England +57 85 £538 +19.44% 2
South East +15 20 £485 +4.86% 1
London -39 16 £400 -6.43%
North of England +47 7 £500 +17.65% 1
North West +9 7 £500 +24.22% 1
West Midlands +32 2 £800 -
Midlands +28 2 £800 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 138 (93.88%) Oracle
2 128 (87.07%) SOA
3 127 (86.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 104 (70.75%) Middleware
5 89 (60.54%) Maven
6 87 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (57.82%) XML
8 80 (54.42%) TDD
9 79 (53.74%) XSLT
9 79 (53.74%) Business Intelligence
9 79 (53.74%) WSO2
9 79 (53.74%) Apache Camel
9 79 (53.74%) Mule
10 78 (53.06%) Swagger
10 78 (53.06%) WireMock
10 78 (53.06%) Greenfield Project
10 78 (53.06%) JSON
10 78 (53.06%) XPath
10 78 (53.06%) Telecoms
10 78 (53.06%) Finance
11 75 (51.02%) Manufacturing
11 75 (51.02%) Electronics
11 75 (51.02%) Marketing
11 75 (51.02%) Programme Management
11 75 (51.02%) SAP
11 75 (51.02%) Digital Marketing
12 34 (23.13%) Java
13 33 (22.45%) WebLogic
14 32 (21.77%) Oracle Fusion
15 26 (17.69%) SOAP

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
1 127 (86.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 79 (53.74%) Mule
3 33 (22.45%) WebLogic
4 11 (7.48%) JBoss
5 10 (6.80%) Apache
6 8 (5.44%) AquaLogic
6 8 (5.44%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.36%) Tuxedo
8 2 (1.36%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.68%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (12.93%) Oracle BPM
2 14 (9.52%) Oracle Utilities
3 12 (8.16%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (6.12%) Siebel CRM
5 3 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.72%) LDAP
1 4 (2.72%) SSL
2 3 (2.04%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.97%) Oracle Database
2 15 (10.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (8.84%) Oracle Database 12c
4 12 (8.16%) Oracle ODI
5 8 (5.44%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.36%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 89 (60.54%) Maven
2 4 (2.72%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.04%) Subversion
3 3 (2.04%) XMLSpy
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.68%) Appium
5 1 (0.68%) Calabash
5 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.68%) JBehave
5 1 (0.68%) JMeter
5 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.68%) Selenium
General
1 78 (53.06%) Finance
1 78 (53.06%) Telecoms
2 75 (51.02%) Electronics
2 75 (51.02%) Manufacturing
2 75 (51.02%) Marketing
3 3 (2.04%) Retail
4 2 (1.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (65.99%) Developer
2 70 (47.62%) Integration Developer
3 64 (43.54%) SOA Developer
4 62 (42.18%) Agile Developer
5 40 (27.21%) Senior Developer
6 26 (17.69%) Lead Developer
7 23 (15.65%) Senior Agile Developer
8 17 (11.56%) Designer
8 17 (11.56%) SOA Designer
8 17 (11.56%) SOA Solution Designer
8 17 (11.56%) Solutions Designer
9 14 (9.52%) BPM Designer
10 13 (8.84%) DBA
10 13 (8.84%) Oracle DBA
11 8 (5.44%) Administrator
12 7 (4.76%) Oracle Applications DBA
13 6 (4.08%) Middleware Developer
13 6 (4.08%) Oracle Developer
14 5 (3.40%) Senior DBA
14 5 (3.40%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (70.75%) Middleware
2 85 (57.82%) XML
3 79 (53.74%) Apache Camel
3 79 (53.74%) XSLT
4 78 (53.06%) JSON
4 78 (53.06%) Swagger
4 78 (53.06%) WireMock
5 32 (21.77%) Oracle Fusion
6 26 (17.69%) SOAP
7 24 (16.33%) Web Services
8 23 (15.65%) RESTful
9 11 (7.48%) Spring
10 8 (5.44%) Spring Boot
10 8 (5.44%) WSDL
11 6 (4.08%) XSD
12 5 (3.40%) EntireX
13 4 (2.72%) J2EE
14 3 (2.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 3 (2.04%) REST
14 3 (2.04%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 78 (53.06%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.88%) Unix
2 10 (6.80%) AIX
3 9 (6.12%) Linux
4 4 (2.72%) Windows
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (87.07%) SOA
2 87 (59.18%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (54.42%) TDD
4 79 (53.74%) Business Intelligence
5 75 (51.02%) Digital Marketing
5 75 (51.02%) Programme Management
6 24 (16.33%) BPEL
7 11 (7.48%) Data Management
7 11 (7.48%) Master Data Management
8 10 (6.80%) WFM
9 9 (6.12%) CRM
9 9 (6.12%) DevOps
9 9 (6.12%) Microservices
10 4 (2.72%) BDD
11 3 (2.04%) Business Activity Monitoring
11 3 (2.04%) High Availability
11 3 (2.04%) Integration Testing
11 3 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (2.04%) SDLC
11 3 (2.04%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 78 (53.06%) XPath
2 34 (23.13%) Java
3 4 (2.72%) PL/SQL
3 4 (2.72%) SQL
4 2 (1.36%) C#
4 2 (1.36%) COBOL
4 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.36%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (0.68%) Groovy
5 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.68%) Python
5 1 (0.68%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.40%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) Degree
3 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.68%) PMP
3 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.36%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 20022
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (6.80%) Ansible
1 10 (6.80%) Puppet
2 9 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (6.12%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (3.40%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (2.72%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 138 (93.88%) Oracle
2 79 (53.74%) WSO2
3 75 (51.02%) SAP
4 10 (6.80%) Veritas
5 9 (6.12%) Siebel
6 8 (5.44%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.04%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.68%) BEA
8 1 (0.68%) IBM
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.68%) webMethods