Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 17 August 2019 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 > Wales
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 93 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - -
Contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus 7 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.49% 0.81% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.17% 4.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 0
Wales median daily rate £455 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% - -
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £60.00 £39.38 -
% change year-on-year +52.38% - -

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 221 245 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.49% 16.63% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 180 127
Wales median daily rate £450 £405 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +11.72% -1.02%
10th Percentile £291 £237 £154
90th Percentile £600 £581 £496
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 11
Wales median hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -17.24% -12.45%
10th Percentile £20.07 £10.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.20 £19.92 £16.68
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £19.66
% change year-on-year +2.44% +4.27% -1.70%

Oracle Service Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Oracle Service Bus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Service Bus in Wales

Oracle Service Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle Service Bus in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Service Bus in Wales

Oracle Service Bus
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. 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
South Wales +5 7 £455 +1.11%
Oracle Service Bus
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Oracle Service Bus.

1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Middleware
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
2 6 (85.71%) WebLogic
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
3 5 (71.43%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) JBoss
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (71.43%) GitHub
3 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
3 5 (71.43%) WebCenter
4 4 (57.14%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (42.86%) SLA
6 2 (28.57%) Ansible
7 1 (14.29%) Docker
7 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (14.29%) REST
7 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
7 1 (14.29%) Task Automation
7 1 (14.29%) npm
7 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
7 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (14.29%) SQL

Oracle Service Bus
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 6 (85.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 6 (85.71%) WebLogic
2 5 (71.43%) JBoss
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
3 4 (57.14%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) GitHub
2 1 (14.29%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Middleware
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (71.43%) WebCenter
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
1 6 (85.71%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 4 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Groovy
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) CyberArk
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy