Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 713 732 752
Rank change year-on-year +19 +20 -48
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 145 167 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.90% 0.84% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 99 78
UK median daily rate £513 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £452 £363 £387
90th Percentile £600 £547 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
UK median hourly rate - £57.75 £56.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.21% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.75 £56.50
% change year-on-year - +2.21% -

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 16117 19888 20284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.81% 18.37% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10418 13081 12543
UK median daily rate £438 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 490 699
UK median hourly rate £19.30 £20.20 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.46% +0.98% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.95 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £42.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.35% +3.65% +14.29%

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 22 August 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 11 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 22 August 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 +34 143 £513 +13.89% 7
UK excluding London +77 117 £525 +16.67% 5
East of England +53 80 £538 +19.44% 3
South East +4 19 £485 +4.86% 2
North of England +31 17 £363 -14.71%
London -24 16 £463 +12.12% 2
North West +20 15 £363 -9.94%
North East +55 1 £600 +41.18%
West Midlands +37 1 £800 +119.18%
Yorkshire +27 1 - -
Midlands +21 1 £800 +119.18%

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 137 (94.48%) Oracle
2 128 (88.28%) SOA
2 128 (88.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 106 (73.10%) Middleware
4 90 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (59.31%) Maven
6 79 (54.48%) XML
6 79 (54.48%) XSLT
7 77 (53.10%) Business Intelligence
7 77 (53.10%) TDD
7 77 (53.10%) XPath
7 77 (53.10%) JSON
7 77 (53.10%) WSO2
7 77 (53.10%) Apache Camel
7 77 (53.10%) Mule
7 77 (53.10%) Swagger
7 77 (53.10%) WireMock
7 77 (53.10%) Greenfield Project
8 76 (52.41%) Finance
9 75 (51.72%) Telecoms
10 74 (51.03%) Marketing
10 74 (51.03%) SAP
11 73 (50.34%) Electronics
11 73 (50.34%) Manufacturing
11 73 (50.34%) Programme Management
11 73 (50.34%) Digital Marketing
12 34 (23.45%) Java
13 33 (22.76%) Oracle Fusion
14 30 (20.69%) WebLogic
15 28 (19.31%) BPEL

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
1 128 (88.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 77 (53.10%) Mule
3 30 (20.69%) WebLogic
4 10 (6.90%) JBoss
5 9 (6.21%) Apache
6 8 (5.52%) AquaLogic
6 8 (5.52%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.38%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.69%) Confluence
9 1 (0.69%) Liferay
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.69%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 20 (13.79%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (8.97%) Oracle Utilities
3 11 (7.59%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (4.83%) Siebel CRM
5 5 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.69%) Office 365
1 1 (0.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) LDAP
2 3 (2.07%) HTTP
3 2 (1.38%) SSL
4 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.31%) Oracle Database
2 17 (11.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (11.03%) Oracle Database 12c
4 15 (10.34%) Oracle ODI
5 8 (5.52%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.07%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.07%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.69%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 86 (59.31%) Maven
2 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.69%) JIRA
4 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.69%) Subversion
4 1 (0.69%) XMLSpy
General
1 76 (52.41%) Finance
2 75 (51.72%) Telecoms
3 74 (51.03%) Marketing
4 73 (50.34%) Electronics
4 73 (50.34%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.07%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Automotive
6 1 (0.69%) Back Office
6 1 (0.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (69.66%) Developer
2 66 (45.52%) Integration Developer
3 64 (44.14%) SOA Developer
4 58 (40.00%) Agile Developer
5 33 (22.76%) Senior Developer
6 24 (16.55%) Lead Developer
7 17 (11.72%) Senior Agile Developer
8 13 (8.97%) Oracle Developer
9 12 (8.28%) DBA
9 12 (8.28%) Middleware Developer
9 12 (8.28%) Oracle DBA
10 11 (7.59%) Designer
10 11 (7.59%) SOA Designer
10 11 (7.59%) SOA Solution Designer
10 11 (7.59%) Solutions Designer
11 10 (6.90%) BPM Designer
12 8 (5.52%) Oracle Applications DBA
13 6 (4.14%) Senior DBA
13 6 (4.14%) Senior Oracle DBA
14 5 (3.45%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (73.10%) Middleware
2 79 (54.48%) XML
2 79 (54.48%) XSLT
3 77 (53.10%) Apache Camel
3 77 (53.10%) JSON
3 77 (53.10%) Swagger
3 77 (53.10%) WireMock
4 33 (22.76%) Oracle Fusion
5 17 (11.72%) Web Services
6 13 (8.97%) RESTful
6 13 (8.97%) SOAP
7 9 (6.21%) Spring
8 8 (5.52%) Spring Boot
9 5 (3.45%) .NET
9 5 (3.45%) EntireX
10 4 (2.76%) JMS
10 4 (2.76%) WSDL
11 3 (2.07%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 3 (2.07%) WebCenter
11 3 (2.07%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 77 (53.10%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.66%) Unix
2 10 (6.90%) Linux
3 9 (6.21%) AIX
4 6 (4.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (88.28%) SOA
2 90 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (53.10%) Business Intelligence
3 77 (53.10%) TDD
4 73 (50.34%) Digital Marketing
4 73 (50.34%) Programme Management
5 28 (19.31%) BPEL
6 12 (8.28%) Microservices
7 10 (6.90%) Data Management
8 9 (6.21%) DevOps
8 9 (6.21%) Master Data Management
8 9 (6.21%) SDLC
8 9 (6.21%) WFM
9 8 (5.52%) CRM
9 8 (5.52%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (4.14%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (3.45%) High Availability
12 4 (2.76%) Business Activity Monitoring
13 3 (2.07%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (53.10%) XPath
2 34 (23.45%) Java
3 9 (6.21%) SQL
4 6 (4.14%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.07%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 2 (1.38%) C#
6 2 (1.38%) COBOL
6 2 (1.38%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.69%) Python
7 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (6.21%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.83%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.07%) Degree
4 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.38%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (6.21%) Ansible
1 9 (6.21%) Puppet
2 8 (5.52%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.83%) Oracle Identity Management
4 5 (3.45%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (2.07%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 137 (94.48%) Oracle
2 77 (53.10%) WSO2
3 74 (51.03%) SAP
4 9 (6.21%) Veritas
5 8 (5.52%) MuleSoft
6 7 (4.83%) Siebel
7 3 (2.07%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.69%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco
8 1 (0.69%) Infor
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com