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 3 months to 30 May 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
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 537 577 579
Rank change year-on-year +40 +2  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 60 78 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.098%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.80% 0.81% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 46 27
Median daily rate £505 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.22% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £372 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +13.51% +2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £57.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.75 -

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 7511 9689 9772
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.77% 18.05% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4802 6418 6002
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 227 358
Median hourly rate £19.64 £19.53 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.57% -3.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.43%  

Oracle Service Bus
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Oracle Service Bus as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 30 May 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 27 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 3 months to 30 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +52 60 £505 +12.22% 6
Essex +9 26 £538 +19.44% 2
East of England +9 26 £538 +19.44% 4
North West +25 11 £363 -3.71% 1
South East +11 9 £485 +0.25% 1
Merseyside -5 8 £363 -3.71% 1
London 0 6 £463 +12.12%
Hampshire 0 4 £485 +14.11%
Liverpool -12 4 £381 +3.60% 1
Havant - 3 £485 -
Manchester - 3 - -
Oxfordshire -7 2 - -
Brighton - 2 - -
Worthing - 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +10 1 - -
North Yorkshire +1 1 - -
Oxford -4 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
North East - 1 £600 -
Cheshire - 1 £363 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Widnes - 1 £363 -
Warrington - 1 £363 -
St Helens - 1 £363 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 101 (96.19%) Oracle
2 89 (84.76%) SOA
2 89 (84.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 77 (73.33%) Middleware
4 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (45.71%) Maven
6 46 (43.81%) XSLT
7 45 (42.86%) Finance
8 44 (41.90%) TDD
8 44 (41.90%) Business Intelligence
9 43 (40.95%) JSON
9 43 (40.95%) WSO2
10 42 (40.00%) Apache Camel
10 42 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
10 42 (40.00%) Mule
10 42 (40.00%) SAP
10 42 (40.00%) Marketing
10 42 (40.00%) Telecoms
11 41 (39.05%) Electronics
11 41 (39.05%) Manufacturing
11 41 (39.05%) Programme Management
11 41 (39.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 41 (39.05%) Digital Marketing
12 40 (38.10%) WireMock
12 40 (38.10%) Swagger
12 40 (38.10%) XPath
13 38 (36.19%) XML
14 35 (33.33%) WebLogic
15 33 (31.43%) Java
16 28 (26.67%) Oracle Database

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 89 (84.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 42 (40.00%) Mule
3 35 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 9 (8.57%) Apache
4 9 (8.57%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.81%) AquaLogic
5 4 (3.81%) JBoss
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (2.86%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.95%) Confluence
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 41 (39.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (15.24%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (6.67%) Oracle Utilities
4 5 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (4.76%) Siebel CRM
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.95%) Office 365
1 1 (0.95%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) HTTP
2 4 (3.81%) SSL
3 3 (2.86%) LDAP
4 2 (1.90%) SMTP
5 1 (0.95%) FTP
5 1 (0.95%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 20 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (18.10%) Oracle Database 12c
4 14 (13.33%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (3.81%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.90%) DB2
8 1 (0.95%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 48 (45.71%) Maven
2 4 (3.81%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.90%) JIRA
4 2 (1.90%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (1.90%) Mocha
4 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.95%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.95%) Hudson
5 1 (0.95%) JUnit
General
1 45 (42.86%) Finance
2 42 (40.00%) Marketing
2 42 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 41 (39.05%) Electronics
3 41 (39.05%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.81%) Retail
5 2 (1.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.95%) Automotive
6 1 (0.95%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 63 (60.00%) Developer
2 44 (41.90%) SOA Developer
3 33 (31.43%) Integration Developer
4 30 (28.57%) Agile Developer
5 19 (18.10%) Middleware Developer
6 13 (12.38%) Java Developer
7 11 (10.48%) Oracle Developer
8 9 (8.57%) Java Middleware Developer
9 8 (7.62%) Consultant
9 8 (7.62%) DBA
9 8 (7.62%) Oracle DBA
10 7 (6.67%) Lead Developer
10 7 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
11 6 (5.71%) BPM Designer
11 6 (5.71%) Designer
11 6 (5.71%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 6 (5.71%) SOA Designer
11 6 (5.71%) SOA Solution Designer
11 6 (5.71%) Solutions Designer
12 4 (3.81%) Oracle SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (73.33%) Middleware
2 46 (43.81%) XSLT
3 43 (40.95%) JSON
4 42 (40.00%) Apache Camel
5 40 (38.10%) Swagger
5 40 (38.10%) WireMock
6 38 (36.19%) XML
7 26 (24.76%) Oracle Fusion
8 18 (17.14%) Web Services
9 17 (16.19%) SOAP
10 11 (10.48%) RESTful
11 9 (8.57%) JMS
12 7 (6.67%) Spring
13 6 (5.71%) EntireX
14 4 (3.81%) REST
14 4 (3.81%) Spring Boot
14 4 (3.81%) WSDL
14 4 (3.81%) XSD
15 3 (2.86%) Akka
15 3 (2.86%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 42 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (1.90%) User Experience
3 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.95%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.52%) Linux
2 7 (6.67%) Unix
3 6 (5.71%) AIX
3 6 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (84.76%) SOA
2 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (41.90%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (41.90%) TDD
4 41 (39.05%) Digital Marketing
4 41 (39.05%) Programme Management
5 26 (24.76%) BPEL
6 10 (9.52%) Microservices
7 8 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (7.62%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (6.67%) SDLC
8 7 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.71%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 6 (5.71%) CRM
9 6 (5.71%) Data Management
9 6 (5.71%) WFM
10 5 (4.76%) DevOps
10 5 (4.76%) Master Data Management
11 4 (3.81%) E-business
11 4 (3.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.10%) XPath
2 33 (31.43%) Java
3 10 (9.52%) SQL
4 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.86%) Scala
4 3 (2.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 3 (2.86%) XQuery
5 2 (1.90%) ES6
6 1 (0.95%) Python
6 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
1 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.90%) Degree
3 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.95%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) PA-DSS
2 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (4.76%) Ansible
2 5 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (4.76%) Puppet
3 4 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.90%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 101 (96.19%) Oracle
2 43 (40.95%) WSO2
3 42 (40.00%) SAP
4 6 (5.71%) MuleSoft
5 5 (4.76%) Siebel
5 5 (4.76%) Veritas
6 4 (3.81%) IBM
7 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.95%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.95%) Cisco
7 1 (0.95%) Infor
7 1 (0.95%) JDA
7 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.95%) VMware
7 1 (0.95%) webMethods
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