Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 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
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 464 765 717
Rank change year-on-year +301 -48 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 68 84 187
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.092% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.32% 0.60% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 42 116
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £362 £450 £386
90th Percentile £600 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.00 £60.00 £39.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +52.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year -30.00% - -

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 5,160 14,107 17,167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.93% 15.53% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,198 8,927 11,223
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £633 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 321 404
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £20.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +3.83% +3.72%
10th Percentile £12.85 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.91 £53.75 £51.25
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.86 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.70% +4.28% +3.65%

Oracle Service Bus
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Oracle Service Bus as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Service Bus in the UK

Oracle Service Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle Service Bus.

Daily rate trend for Oracle Service Bus in the UK

Oracle Service Bus
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle Service Bus over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle Service Bus in the UK

Oracle Service Bus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle Service Bus.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle Service Bus in the UK

Oracle Service Bus
Top 10 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 12 August 2020. 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
UK excluding London +218 66 £525 -
England +285 54 £525 -
South East +179 22 £531 +11.84%
South West - 22 £525 -
Wales +49 14 £465 +2.20%
East of England +37 5 £525 -
North of England +112 3 - -
North West +83 3 - -
London +217 1 - -
Work from Home - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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 68 (100.00%) Oracle
2 57 (83.82%) SOA
2 57 (83.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 55 (80.88%) Middleware
4 44 (64.71%) Java
5 40 (58.82%) SOAP
5 40 (58.82%) Web Services
5 40 (58.82%) XML
5 40 (58.82%) XSLT
6 36 (52.94%) WebLogic
7 34 (50.00%) Maven
8 31 (45.59%) Oracle Fusion
9 30 (44.12%) Oracle Database
10 28 (41.18%) Public Sector
10 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (38.24%) TDD
12 25 (36.76%) XPath
12 25 (36.76%) JSON
12 25 (36.76%) Marketing
12 25 (36.76%) Digital Marketing
12 25 (36.76%) Mule
12 25 (36.76%) RESTful
12 25 (36.76%) SAP
12 25 (36.76%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (36.76%) Electronics
12 25 (36.76%) Telecoms
12 25 (36.76%) Finance
12 25 (36.76%) Manufacturing
12 25 (36.76%) Programme Management
12 25 (36.76%) Red Hat Fuse

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 57 (83.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 36 (52.94%) WebLogic
3 25 (36.76%) Mule
3 25 (36.76%) Red Hat Fuse
4 10 (14.71%) Apache
4 10 (14.71%) AquaLogic
4 10 (14.71%) JBoss
4 10 (14.71%) WebLogic Portal
4 10 (14.71%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 24 (35.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) GitHub
2 1 (1.47%) AWS
2 1 (1.47%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.18%) SSL
2 2 (2.94%) HTTP
3 1 (1.47%) Firewall
3 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (44.12%) Oracle Database
2 20 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 20 (29.41%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (14.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (10.29%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 34 (50.00%) Maven
2 16 (23.53%) Subversion
3 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
3 11 (16.18%) Jenkins
4 10 (14.71%) JIRA
5 5 (7.35%) Ant
5 5 (7.35%) Hudson
6 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
General
1 28 (41.18%) Public Sector
2 25 (36.76%) Electronics
2 25 (36.76%) Finance
2 25 (36.76%) Manufacturing
2 25 (36.76%) Marketing
2 25 (36.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 40 (58.82%) Developer
2 35 (51.47%) Java Developer
3 21 (30.88%) Senior Developer
3 21 (30.88%) Senior Java Developer
4 16 (23.53%) Integration Developer
5 15 (22.06%) Senior Integration Developer
6 9 (13.24%) Consultant
7 7 (10.29%) Oracle Consultant
7 7 (10.29%) Oracle Specialist
8 6 (8.82%) Architect
8 6 (8.82%) Integration Specialist
8 6 (8.82%) Middleware Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Lead Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Middleware Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) Systems Integration Specialist
10 3 (4.41%) Oracle Architect
10 3 (4.41%) SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (80.88%) Middleware
2 40 (58.82%) SOAP
2 40 (58.82%) Web Services
2 40 (58.82%) XML
2 40 (58.82%) XSLT
3 31 (45.59%) Oracle Fusion
4 25 (36.76%) Apache Camel
4 25 (36.76%) JSON
4 25 (36.76%) RESTful
5 24 (35.29%) Swagger
5 24 (35.29%) WireMock
6 15 (22.06%) JMS
6 15 (22.06%) XSD
7 14 (20.59%) Spring
8 10 (14.71%) EclipseLink
8 10 (14.71%) Hibernate
8 10 (14.71%) iBATIS
8 10 (14.71%) Java EE
8 10 (14.71%) JPA
8 10 (14.71%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.47%) AS400
2 1 (1.47%) Clustering
2 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Linux
1 11 (16.18%) Unix
2 1 (1.47%) HPUX
2 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.47%) Solaris
2 1 (1.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (83.82%) SOA
2 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (38.24%) TDD
4 25 (36.76%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (36.76%) Digital Marketing
4 25 (36.76%) Programme Management
5 21 (30.88%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (23.53%) DevOps
7 11 (16.18%) Configuration Management
8 10 (14.71%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 10 (14.71%) Process Management
9 8 (11.76%) ETL
10 5 (7.35%) Asset Management
10 5 (7.35%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (7.35%) CRM
10 5 (7.35%) Data Integration
10 5 (7.35%) EAM
10 5 (7.35%) ERP
10 5 (7.35%) Matrix Management
10 5 (7.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (64.71%) Java
2 25 (36.76%) XPath
3 8 (11.76%) Perl
4 7 (10.29%) PL/SQL
4 7 (10.29%) Python
4 7 (10.29%) SQL
5 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.35%) VBScript
5 5 (7.35%) XQuery
6 3 (4.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (1.47%) COBOL
7 1 (1.47%) Java 8
7 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) SC Cleared
1 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) Oracle Identity Management
2 4 (5.88%) Ansible
3 2 (2.94%) Puppet
4 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) Oracle
2 25 (36.76%) SAP
2 25 (36.76%) WSO2
3 24 (35.29%) Talend
4 10 (14.71%) BEA
5 1 (1.47%) Sun