Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 749 772 749
Rank change year-on-year +23 -23 +13
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 138 119 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.80% 0.61% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 75 86
UK median daily rate £513 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% -10.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £460 £350 £300
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +13.89% -10.00% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median hourly rate - - £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £56.50

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 17146 19447 20002
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.63% 18.47% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11290 12594 12563
UK median daily rate £450 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.26% +5.88% +5.89%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £607 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 481 606
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.52% +3.65% +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 November 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 9 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 November 2017. 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 +34 135 £513 +13.89% 4
UK excluding London +80 108 £513 +13.89% 3
East of England +56 83 £525 +20.00% 2
London -49 18 £375 -15.25% 1
South East +6 16 £485 +7.78% 1
North of England +33 6 £500 +11.11%
North West 0 6 £500 +17.65%
West Midlands +35 3 £575 +91.67%
Midlands +26 3 £575 +91.67%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 131 (94.93%) Oracle
2 120 (86.96%) SOA
3 119 (86.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 101 (73.19%) Middleware
5 86 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (62.32%) Maven
6 84 (60.87%) XML
7 78 (56.52%) TDD
8 77 (55.80%) WSO2
8 77 (55.80%) Apache Camel
8 77 (55.80%) Mule
9 76 (55.07%) Swagger
9 76 (55.07%) WireMock
9 76 (55.07%) Greenfield Project
9 76 (55.07%) XPath
9 76 (55.07%) JSON
9 76 (55.07%) XSLT
10 75 (54.35%) Business Intelligence
10 75 (54.35%) Telecoms
10 75 (54.35%) Finance
11 72 (52.17%) Manufacturing
11 72 (52.17%) Programme Management
11 72 (52.17%) Electronics
11 72 (52.17%) Marketing
11 72 (52.17%) Digital Marketing
11 72 (52.17%) SAP
12 42 (30.43%) Java
13 35 (25.36%) SOAP
14 33 (23.91%) Web Services
15 32 (23.19%) RESTful

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
1 119 (86.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 77 (55.80%) Mule
3 29 (21.01%) WebLogic
4 11 (7.97%) Apache
5 9 (6.52%) JBoss
5 9 (6.52%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.35%) AquaLogic
7 2 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.45%) Tuxedo
7 2 (1.45%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.72%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (10.14%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (8.70%) Oracle Utilities
3 11 (7.97%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (6.52%) Siebel CRM
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) IaaS
1 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) LDAP
2 4 (2.90%) SSL
3 2 (1.45%) HTTP
4 1 (0.72%) Internet
4 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 14 (10.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (7.97%) Oracle Database 12c
3 11 (7.97%) Oracle ODI
4 6 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.45%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 86 (62.32%) Maven
2 4 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (2.90%) SoapUI
2 4 (2.90%) Subversion
3 3 (2.17%) XMLSpy
4 2 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.72%) Appium
5 1 (0.72%) Calabash
5 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.72%) JBehave
5 1 (0.72%) JMeter
5 1 (0.72%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.72%) Selenium
General
1 75 (54.35%) Finance
1 75 (54.35%) Telecoms
2 72 (52.17%) Electronics
2 72 (52.17%) Manufacturing
2 72 (52.17%) Marketing
3 3 (2.17%) Retail
4 2 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (68.84%) Developer
2 69 (50.00%) Integration Developer
3 63 (45.65%) SOA Developer
4 62 (44.93%) Agile Developer
5 48 (34.78%) Senior Developer
6 31 (22.46%) Senior Agile Developer
7 26 (18.84%) Lead Developer
8 12 (8.70%) DBA
8 12 (8.70%) Designer
8 12 (8.70%) Oracle DBA
8 12 (8.70%) SOA Designer
8 12 (8.70%) SOA Solution Designer
8 12 (8.70%) Solutions Designer
9 9 (6.52%) BPM Designer
10 7 (5.07%) Administrator
11 6 (4.35%) Java Developer
11 6 (4.35%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 6 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
12 5 (3.62%) Senior DBA
12 5 (3.62%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (73.19%) Middleware
2 84 (60.87%) XML
3 77 (55.80%) Apache Camel
4 76 (55.07%) JSON
4 76 (55.07%) Swagger
4 76 (55.07%) WireMock
4 76 (55.07%) XSLT
5 35 (25.36%) SOAP
6 33 (23.91%) Web Services
7 32 (23.19%) RESTful
8 25 (18.12%) Oracle Fusion
9 10 (7.25%) Spring
10 9 (6.52%) WSDL
11 7 (5.07%) EntireX
11 7 (5.07%) XSD
12 6 (4.35%) Spring Boot
13 4 (2.90%) J2EE
14 3 (2.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 3 (2.17%) REST
14 3 (2.17%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 76 (55.07%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.32%) Unix
2 10 (7.25%) AIX
3 7 (5.07%) Linux
4 4 (2.90%) Windows
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (86.96%) SOA
2 86 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (56.52%) TDD
4 75 (54.35%) Business Intelligence
5 72 (52.17%) Digital Marketing
5 72 (52.17%) Programme Management
6 18 (13.04%) BPEL
7 11 (7.97%) Data Management
7 11 (7.97%) Master Data Management
8 10 (7.25%) WFM
9 9 (6.52%) CRM
10 7 (5.07%) Microservices
11 6 (4.35%) DevOps
12 5 (3.62%) BDD
13 3 (2.17%) Business Activity Monitoring
13 3 (2.17%) Data Modelling
13 3 (2.17%) High Availability
13 3 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (2.17%) SDLC
13 3 (2.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 76 (55.07%) XPath
2 42 (30.43%) Java
3 5 (3.62%) SQL
4 4 (2.90%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.45%) C#
5 2 (1.45%) COBOL
5 2 (1.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.72%) Groovy
6 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.07%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.72%) Degree
3 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.72%) PMP
3 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.72%) ISO 20022
2 1 (0.72%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 12 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (6.52%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (5.07%) Ansible
2 7 (5.07%) CA Single Sign-On
2 7 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.07%) Puppet
3 4 (2.90%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 131 (94.93%) Oracle
2 77 (55.80%) WSO2
3 72 (52.17%) SAP
4 10 (7.25%) Veritas
5 9 (6.52%) Siebel
6 6 (4.35%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.17%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.72%) BEA
8 1 (0.72%) IBM
8 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.72%) webMethods