Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 758 771 752
Rank change year-on-year +13 -19 +21
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 108 80 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.084% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.66% 0.47% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 51 73
UK median daily rate £513 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £358 £406 £300
90th Percentile £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +13.89% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £53.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £53.38

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16,250 16,952 18,421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.25% 17.81% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,863 10,954 11,686
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.39%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £238
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year - +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 363 500
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.11 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.71% - +8.70%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018. 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 +7 105 £513 +13.89% 20
UK excluding London +46 80 £513 +13.89% 19
East of England +13 48 £513 +10.81% 15
London -37 23 £375 -11.76% 1
South East +9 22 £485 +7.78% 4
North of England +17 4 £425 -5.56%
Midlands +15 4 £350 +16.67%
West Midlands +15 4 £350 +16.67%
North West +12 4 £425 -2.86%
South West +15 1 £375 -21.05%
Wales - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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.

1 107 (99.07%) Oracle
2 92 (85.19%) SOA
3 91 (84.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 86 (79.63%) Middleware
5 63 (58.33%) SOAP
5 63 (58.33%) Web Services
6 58 (53.70%) XML
6 58 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (50.93%) RESTful
8 53 (49.07%) Maven
9 50 (46.30%) XSLT
10 48 (44.44%) XPath
11 47 (43.52%) TDD
11 47 (43.52%) Mule
11 47 (43.52%) WSO2
12 46 (42.59%) Greenfield Project
12 46 (42.59%) JSON
13 45 (41.67%) WireMock
13 45 (41.67%) Apache Camel
13 45 (41.67%) Swagger
14 41 (37.96%) Finance
14 41 (37.96%) Telecoms
15 40 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
16 39 (36.11%) SAP
16 39 (36.11%) Manufacturing
16 39 (36.11%) Programme Management
16 39 (36.11%) Electronics
16 39 (36.11%) Digital Marketing
16 39 (36.11%) Marketing
17 38 (35.19%) 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 91 (84.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 47 (43.52%) Mule
3 30 (27.78%) WebLogic
4 12 (11.11%) Apache
5 11 (10.19%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.85%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.93%) Confluence
7 1 (0.93%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 18 (16.67%) Siebel CRM
2 17 (15.74%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (13.89%) Oracle Utilities
4 8 (7.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) GitHub
1 1 (0.93%) IaaS
1 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) SSL
2 2 (1.85%) FTP
2 2 (1.85%) HTTP
2 2 (1.85%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.93%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.52%) Oracle Database
2 19 (17.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (15.74%) Oracle Database 12c
3 17 (15.74%) Oracle ODI
4 15 (13.89%) Oracle BI EE
5 14 (12.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (49.07%) Maven
2 14 (12.96%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (6.48%) Subversion
4 6 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.70%) JBehave
5 4 (3.70%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.85%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.85%) JIRA
6 2 (1.85%) JUnit
6 2 (1.85%) Selenium
6 2 (1.85%) XMLSpy
7 1 (0.93%) Ant
7 1 (0.93%) Appium
7 1 (0.93%) Calabash
7 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.93%) Hudson
7 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.93%) JMeter
7 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
General
1 41 (37.96%) Finance
1 41 (37.96%) Telecoms
2 39 (36.11%) Electronics
2 39 (36.11%) Manufacturing
2 39 (36.11%) Marketing
3 1 (0.93%) Banking
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (54.63%) Developer
2 47 (43.52%) Integration Developer
3 33 (30.56%) SOA Developer
4 32 (29.63%) Senior Developer
5 30 (27.78%) Agile Developer
6 21 (19.44%) Senior Agile Developer
7 15 (13.89%) DBA
7 15 (13.89%) Lead Developer
7 15 (13.89%) Oracle DBA
8 13 (12.04%) Java Developer
9 11 (10.19%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 7 (6.48%) Designer
10 7 (6.48%) Senior DBA
10 7 (6.48%) Senior Oracle DBA
10 7 (6.48%) SOA Designer
10 7 (6.48%) SOA Solution Designer
10 7 (6.48%) Solutions Designer
11 6 (5.56%) Support Engineer
12 5 (4.63%) Consultant
12 5 (4.63%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (79.63%) Middleware
2 63 (58.33%) SOAP
2 63 (58.33%) Web Services
3 58 (53.70%) XML
4 55 (50.93%) RESTful
5 50 (46.30%) XSLT
6 46 (42.59%) JSON
7 45 (41.67%) Apache Camel
7 45 (41.67%) Swagger
7 45 (41.67%) WireMock
8 31 (28.70%) Oracle Fusion
9 12 (11.11%) WSDL
10 11 (10.19%) EntireX
11 10 (9.26%) XSD
12 9 (8.33%) LDAP
13 7 (6.48%) Spring
14 6 (5.56%) Hibernate
15 4 (3.70%) JMS
15 4 (3.70%) REST
16 2 (1.85%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (42.59%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (12.96%) Clustering
3 2 (1.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.67%) Linux
2 15 (13.89%) AIX
3 7 (6.48%) Unix
4 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.85%) Solaris
5 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (85.19%) SOA
2 58 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (43.52%) TDD
4 40 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (36.11%) Digital Marketing
5 39 (36.11%) Programme Management
6 18 (16.67%) CRM
6 18 (16.67%) Data Management
6 18 (16.67%) Master Data Management
7 15 (13.89%) WFM
8 14 (12.96%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (7.41%) BDD
9 8 (7.41%) BPEL
10 4 (3.70%) Multithreading
11 3 (2.78%) Business Activity Monitoring
11 3 (2.78%) Scrum
11 3 (2.78%) SDLC
12 2 (1.85%) Data Modelling
12 2 (1.85%) Software Testing
12 2 (1.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (44.44%) XPath
2 38 (35.19%) Java
3 14 (12.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 4 (3.70%) SQL
5 2 (1.85%) Groovy
5 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.85%) XQuery
6 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) SC Cleared
1 13 (12.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.93%) PMP
2 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) ISO 20022
1 2 (1.85%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (10.19%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (1.85%) Puppet
4 1 (0.93%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 107 (99.07%) Oracle
2 47 (43.52%) WSO2
3 39 (36.11%) SAP
4 18 (16.67%) Siebel
5 3 (2.78%) Veritas
6 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.85%) Talend
7 1 (0.93%) BEA
7 1 (0.93%) BT
7 1 (0.93%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) webMethods