Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 710 723 723
Rank change year-on-year +13 0 +21
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 158 109 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.97% 0.70% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 65 90
UK median daily rate £513 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.67% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £373 £388 £363
90th Percentile £600 £619 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -2.38% +16.67% -
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 16,334 15,478 18,689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.41% 17.04% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,820 10,029 12,187
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 365 459
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.32% +7.89%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.38 £52.50 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.82 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.01% -8.20% +17.14%

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 June 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 18 June 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 -1 151 £513 +5.67% 8
UK excluding London +38 130 £513 -2.38% 7
East of England +14 59 £525 -2.33% 6
South East +33 51 £485 -
London -41 28 £481 +4.05% 1
North of England -21 8 £375 +3.45% 1
South West +22 5 £375 +17.19%
Yorkshire -15 5 £325 - 1
Wales - 5 £450 -
North West -35 3 £425 +17.24%
Scotland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 157 (99.37%) Oracle
2 135 (85.44%) Middleware
3 134 (84.81%) SOA
4 133 (84.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 87 (55.06%) Web Services
6 83 (52.53%) SOAP
7 79 (50.00%) RESTful
8 78 (49.37%) Oracle Fusion
9 76 (48.10%) Java
10 74 (46.84%) XML
11 70 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
12 69 (43.67%) Maven
13 68 (43.04%) JSON
14 63 (39.87%) TDD
15 62 (39.24%) Oracle Database
16 59 (37.34%) Mule
16 59 (37.34%) XSLT
17 55 (34.81%) Finance
17 55 (34.81%) Apache Camel
17 55 (34.81%) WSO2
18 54 (34.18%) XPath
19 53 (33.54%) Telecoms
20 52 (32.91%) Greenfield Project
21 49 (31.01%) Programme Management
21 49 (31.01%) Electronics
21 49 (31.01%) Manufacturing
21 49 (31.01%) SAP
21 49 (31.01%) Business Intelligence
21 49 (31.01%) Marketing
21 49 (31.01%) Oracle Database 11g

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
1 133 (84.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 59 (37.34%) Mule
3 42 (26.58%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.80%) Apache
4 6 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.80%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.80%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (2.53%) Confluence
6 3 (1.90%) JBoss
6 3 (1.90%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.27%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 27 (17.09%) Siebel CRM
2 23 (14.56%) Oracle Applications
3 22 (13.92%) Oracle Utilities
4 16 (10.13%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (2.53%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (1.27%) NetSuite
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.16%) GitHub
2 3 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.90%) PaaS
3 2 (1.27%) Boomi
4 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.16%) SSL
2 4 (2.53%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.90%) FTP
3 3 (1.90%) HTTP
4 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (39.24%) Oracle Database
2 49 (31.01%) Oracle Database 11g
3 36 (22.78%) Oracle Database 12c
3 36 (22.78%) Oracle ODI
4 27 (17.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 27 (17.09%) Oracle Reports
5 16 (10.13%) RDBMS
5 16 (10.13%) Relational Database
6 13 (8.23%) MySQL
7 4 (2.53%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 69 (43.67%) Maven
2 30 (18.99%) Oracle Forms
3 24 (15.19%) Git (software)
4 17 (10.76%) Subversion
5 16 (10.13%) JUnit
6 15 (9.49%) SoapUI
7 14 (8.86%) Cucumber
7 14 (8.86%) Eclipse
7 14 (8.86%) IntelliJ
8 13 (8.23%) XMLSpy
9 8 (5.06%) JIRA
9 8 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (3.80%) Jenkins
11 4 (2.53%) GitLab
11 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (1.90%) JDeveloper
13 2 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (1.27%) Hudson
13 2 (1.27%) JBehave
13 2 (1.27%) SonarQube
General
1 55 (34.81%) Finance
2 53 (33.54%) Telecoms
3 49 (31.01%) Electronics
3 49 (31.01%) Manufacturing
3 49 (31.01%) Marketing
4 4 (2.53%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 88 (55.70%) Developer
2 51 (32.28%) Integration Developer
3 45 (28.48%) Senior Developer
4 36 (22.78%) SOA Developer
5 31 (19.62%) Java Developer
6 24 (15.19%) DBA
6 24 (15.19%) Oracle DBA
7 20 (12.66%) Lead Developer
8 19 (12.03%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 14 (8.86%) Agile Developer
9 14 (8.86%) Lead Java Developer
9 14 (8.86%) Middleware Developer
10 13 (8.23%) Senior Agile Developer
11 12 (7.59%) Oracle Developer
12 10 (6.33%) Senior Java Developer
13 8 (5.06%) Senior DBA
13 8 (5.06%) Senior Oracle DBA
14 7 (4.43%) Architect
14 7 (4.43%) Consultant
15 6 (3.80%) Java Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (85.44%) Middleware
2 87 (55.06%) Web Services
3 83 (52.53%) SOAP
4 79 (50.00%) RESTful
5 78 (49.37%) Oracle Fusion
6 74 (46.84%) XML
7 68 (43.04%) JSON
8 59 (37.34%) XSLT
9 55 (34.81%) Apache Camel
10 46 (29.11%) Swagger
10 46 (29.11%) WireMock
11 26 (16.46%) JMS
12 21 (13.29%) Spring
12 21 (13.29%) WSDL
13 20 (12.66%) XSD
14 16 (10.13%) REST
15 15 (9.49%) Java EE
16 14 (8.86%) J2EE
17 13 (8.23%) EJB
17 13 (8.23%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 52 (32.91%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (17.09%) Clustering
3 13 (8.23%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.27%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 46 (29.11%) Linux
2 24 (15.19%) AIX
3 17 (10.76%) Unix
4 4 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (84.81%) SOA
2 70 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (39.87%) TDD
4 49 (31.01%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (31.01%) Digital Marketing
4 49 (31.01%) Programme Management
5 28 (17.72%) CRM
6 27 (17.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 24 (15.19%) Master Data Management
8 22 (13.92%) WFM
9 16 (10.13%) BDD
10 13 (8.23%) OO
11 10 (6.33%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (5.06%) Scrum
13 7 (4.43%) Business Activity Monitoring
13 7 (4.43%) DevOps
14 6 (3.80%) BPEL
14 6 (3.80%) SDLC
15 5 (3.16%) Migration
15 5 (3.16%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 76 (48.10%) Java
2 54 (34.18%) XPath
3 27 (17.09%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 18 (11.39%) Java 8
5 8 (5.06%) SQL
6 5 (3.16%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.16%) XQuery
7 4 (2.53%) C#
7 4 (2.53%) Java 9
7 4 (2.53%) Python
8 3 (1.90%) VB
9 2 (1.27%) Groovy
9 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.16%) QA
2 3 (1.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) GDPR
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (1.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (3.80%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (1.90%) Puppet
3 2 (1.27%) Ansible
4 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.63%) Terraform
4 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 157 (99.37%) Oracle
2 55 (34.81%) WSO2
3 49 (31.01%) SAP
4 27 (17.09%) Siebel
5 7 (4.43%) MuleSoft
6 6 (3.80%) Talend
7 3 (1.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.27%) Dell
8 2 (1.27%) IBM
8 2 (1.27%) JD Edwards