Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 750 755 760
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 -15
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 127 83 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.090% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 0.53% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 58 68
UK median daily rate £513 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £366 £364
90th Percentile £600 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +13.89% -5.26% +13.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median hourly rate - - £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £57.75

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 16,656 15,727 18,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.48% 17.09% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,037 10,132 11,717
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +6.45% -0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 324 461
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -7.14% +13.51%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00% +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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +6 124 £513 +13.89% 8
UK excluding London +8 100 £513 +13.89% 7
East of England +34 55 £525 +13.51% 6
South East +13 36 £485 - 1
London -64 26 £413 -7.04% 1
West Midlands +5 3 £350 +16.67%
Midlands -7 3 £350 +16.67%
North of England -16 3 £425 -
North West -21 3 £425 +17.24%
Wales - 2 £425 -
South West +7 1 £375 +17.19%

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Oracle
2 109 (85.83%) SOA
2 109 (85.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 106 (83.46%) Middleware
4 80 (62.99%) Web Services
5 78 (61.42%) SOAP
6 72 (56.69%) XML
7 71 (55.91%) RESTful
8 69 (54.33%) Maven
9 64 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
9 64 (50.39%) JSON
10 60 (47.24%) TDD
11 57 (44.88%) Java
11 57 (44.88%) XSLT
12 56 (44.09%) Mule
13 54 (42.52%) XPath
14 53 (41.73%) WSO2
15 51 (40.16%) Greenfield Project
15 51 (40.16%) Apache Camel
16 50 (39.37%) Finance
17 49 (38.58%) Telecoms
18 46 (36.22%) WireMock
18 46 (36.22%) Swagger
19 45 (35.43%) Oracle Fusion
19 45 (35.43%) Electronics
19 45 (35.43%) Manufacturing
19 45 (35.43%) Programme Management
19 45 (35.43%) Marketing
19 45 (35.43%) Digital Marketing
19 45 (35.43%) SAP

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
1 109 (85.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 56 (44.09%) Mule
3 37 (29.13%) WebLogic
4 10 (7.87%) Apache
4 10 (7.87%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.57%) Confluence
6 2 (1.57%) JBoss
6 2 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.57%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 22 (17.32%) Siebel CRM
2 20 (15.75%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (14.17%) Oracle Utilities
4 5 (3.94%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (2.36%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.79%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) GitHub
2 2 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.57%) PaaS
3 1 (0.79%) IaaS
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.51%) SSL
2 4 (3.15%) HTTPS
3 3 (2.36%) FTP
3 3 (2.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (30.71%) Oracle Database
2 35 (27.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 24 (18.90%) Oracle Database 12c
4 23 (18.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 23 (18.11%) Oracle ODI
5 22 (17.32%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (9.45%) MySQL
6 12 (9.45%) RDBMS
6 12 (9.45%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 69 (54.33%) Maven
2 22 (17.32%) Oracle Forms
3 17 (13.39%) Git (software)
3 17 (13.39%) Subversion
4 16 (12.60%) JUnit
5 13 (10.24%) Cucumber
5 13 (10.24%) Eclipse
5 13 (10.24%) IntelliJ
5 13 (10.24%) SoapUI
6 12 (9.45%) XMLSpy
7 5 (3.94%) JIRA
8 4 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.36%) JBehave
9 3 (2.36%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.36%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.57%) GitLab
11 1 (0.79%) Hudson
11 1 (0.79%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 50 (39.37%) Finance
2 49 (38.58%) Telecoms
3 45 (35.43%) Electronics
3 45 (35.43%) Manufacturing
3 45 (35.43%) Marketing
4 2 (1.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (59.06%) Developer
2 53 (41.73%) Integration Developer
3 39 (30.71%) Senior Developer
4 29 (22.83%) SOA Developer
5 24 (18.90%) Java Developer
6 23 (18.11%) Lead Developer
7 20 (15.75%) Agile Developer
8 19 (14.96%) DBA
8 19 (14.96%) Oracle DBA
9 14 (11.02%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 14 (11.02%) Senior Agile Developer
10 11 (8.66%) Lead Java Developer
11 10 (7.87%) Middleware Developer
12 8 (6.30%) Senior DBA
12 8 (6.30%) Senior Oracle DBA
13 7 (5.51%) Consultant
14 6 (4.72%) Oracle Developer
14 6 (4.72%) Support Engineer
15 5 (3.94%) Senior Java Developer
15 5 (3.94%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (83.46%) Middleware
2 80 (62.99%) Web Services
3 78 (61.42%) SOAP
4 72 (56.69%) XML
5 71 (55.91%) RESTful
6 64 (50.39%) JSON
7 57 (44.88%) XSLT
8 51 (40.16%) Apache Camel
9 46 (36.22%) Swagger
9 46 (36.22%) WireMock
10 45 (35.43%) Oracle Fusion
11 20 (15.75%) WSDL
12 19 (14.96%) JMS
12 19 (14.96%) Spring
12 19 (14.96%) XSD
13 15 (11.81%) Java EE
14 14 (11.02%) REST
15 12 (9.45%) Java EE 5
15 12 (9.45%) JAX-WS
15 12 (9.45%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 51 (40.16%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (17.32%) Clustering
3 13 (10.24%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.36%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (29.13%) Linux
2 19 (14.96%) AIX
3 14 (11.02%) Unix
4 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (85.83%) SOA
2 64 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (47.24%) TDD
4 45 (35.43%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (35.43%) Digital Marketing
4 45 (35.43%) Programme Management
5 22 (17.32%) CRM
5 22 (17.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 20 (15.75%) Master Data Management
7 18 (14.17%) WFM
8 17 (13.39%) BDD
9 12 (9.45%) OO
10 10 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (3.94%) SDLC
12 4 (3.15%) BPEL
12 4 (3.15%) Coaching
12 4 (3.15%) DevOps
12 4 (3.15%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.15%) Scrum
13 3 (2.36%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 57 (44.88%) Java
2 54 (42.52%) XPath
3 22 (17.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 7 (5.51%) Java 8
5 6 (4.72%) SQL
6 3 (2.36%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.36%) XQuery
7 2 (1.57%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.79%) Groovy
8 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (11.81%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.36%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (7.87%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.57%) Puppet
3 1 (0.79%) Ansible
3 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 127 (100.00%) Oracle
2 53 (41.73%) WSO2
3 45 (35.43%) SAP
4 22 (17.32%) Siebel
5 3 (2.36%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.57%) Talend
7 1 (0.79%) BT
7 1 (0.79%) JD Edwards