The table below looks at the statistics for BPEL skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BPEL over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
Rank 193 200 220
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Contract jobs citing BPEL 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% 0.034% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.044% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£525 £410 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.04% -14.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £410 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4311 4496 5647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.22% 77.33% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3403 3332 4200
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

BPEL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BPEL across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BPEL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BPEL
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BPEL across the City of London region.

BPEL Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BPEL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BPEL.

1 5 (62.50%) XML
1 5 (62.50%) UML
1 5 (62.50%) Process Management
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) BPMN
2 4 (50.00%) Use Case
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (37.50%) XSD
3 3 (37.50%) OOD
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (37.50%) XSLT
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) AOP
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BPEL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BPEL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (12.50%) TKPROF
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) VisualAge
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
2 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) Middleware
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (37.50%) XSD
3 3 (37.50%) XSLT
4 2 (25.00%) Swing
4 2 (25.00%) J2ME
4 2 (25.00%) RSS
4 2 (25.00%) WSDL
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JAXP
4 2 (25.00%) SAX
4 2 (25.00%) DOM
4 2 (25.00%) XSL
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) EJB
4 2 (25.00%) JSP
4 2 (25.00%) Servlets
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) W3C
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) UML
1 5 (62.50%) Process Management
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) BPMN
2 4 (50.00%) Use Case
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) OOD
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Master Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) People Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) AOP
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) RDF
4 2 (25.00%) BPR
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) XPath
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft