The table below looks at the statistics for BPEL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BPEL over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
Rank 554 525 519
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -6
Contract jobs citing BPEL 42 68 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 36
Average daily rate £475 £409 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £340 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -
BPEL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38418 36663 34938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.41% 77.86% 77.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25454 23704 21566
Average daily rate £430 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 997 1101
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

BPEL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

BPEL Jobs Demand Trend in England

BPEL
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

BPEL Daily Rate Trend in England

BPEL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BPEL across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

BPEL Daily Rate Histogram in England

BPEL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BPEL across the England region.

BPEL Hourly Rate Trend in England

BPEL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPEL within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -3 15 £500 +23.60%
London -4 11 £425 +14.86% 1
North West -20 5 £475 +8.57%
East of England +5 4 - -
South West +4 3 £475 -13.63%
South East +3 3 £475 +27.94% 1
BPEL
UK

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 89 (86.41%) Oracle
2 82 (79.61%) SOA
3 54 (52.43%) Oracle Database
4 47 (45.63%) XML
5 44 (42.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 43 (41.75%) Middleware
7 39 (37.86%) Java
7 39 (37.86%) Web Services
8 38 (36.89%) SQL
8 38 (36.89%) Oracle Fusion
9 37 (35.92%) Oracle Database 11g
10 36 (34.95%) SOAP
11 32 (31.07%) WSDL
12 30 (29.13%) XSD
12 30 (29.13%) WebLogic
13 29 (28.16%) Oracle Service Bus
14 26 (25.24%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (25.24%) Oracle BPM
15 25 (24.27%) Security Cleared
16 23 (22.33%) XSLT
16 23 (22.33%) REST
17 22 (21.36%) PL/SQL
17 22 (21.36%) JDeveloper
18 21 (20.39%) ETL
18 21 (20.39%) J2EE
18 21 (20.39%) Oracle ADF
19 19 (18.45%) B2B
19 19 (18.45%) Oracle EBS
19 19 (18.45%) Workflow
19 19 (18.45%) Finance

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 44 (42.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 30 (29.13%) WebLogic
3 29 (28.16%) Oracle Service Bus
4 19 (18.45%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (6.80%) Oracle BPEL
5 7 (6.80%) Tomcat
5 7 (6.80%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.85%) Apache
6 5 (4.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.91%) JBoss
7 3 (2.91%) NetWeaver
7 3 (2.91%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.97%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.97%) Liferay
8 1 (0.97%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (25.24%) Oracle BPM
2 19 (18.45%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (14.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (9.71%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (6.80%) HFM
6 3 (2.91%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (2.91%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (2.91%) SAP ERP
7 2 (1.94%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) FTP
1 3 (2.91%) HTTP
2 2 (1.94%) SSL
2 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.97%) Firewall
3 1 (0.97%) Internet
3 1 (0.97%) LAN
3 1 (0.97%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (52.43%) Oracle Database
2 37 (35.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (17.48%) Oracle Database 12c
4 13 (12.62%) Oracle ODI
5 12 (11.65%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (10.68%) MongoDB
6 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
7 9 (8.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 8 (7.77%) PowerCenter
9 7 (6.80%) Essbase
9 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (5.83%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (4.85%) DB2
12 3 (2.91%) SAP HANA
13 2 (1.94%) OLTP
13 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.97%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 22 (21.36%) JDeveloper
2 12 (11.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 11 (10.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (10.68%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.88%) JUnit
5 3 (2.91%) JIRA
5 3 (2.91%) Log4j
5 3 (2.91%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.94%) JBehave
6 2 (1.94%) jMock
6 2 (1.94%) Mockito
6 2 (1.94%) VisualAge
6 2 (1.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 1 (0.97%) JMeter
7 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.97%) Subversion
General
1 19 (18.45%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Banking
2 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.94%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.94%) Retail
3 2 (1.94%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Back Office
4 1 (0.97%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 46 (44.66%) Developer
2 27 (26.21%) Oracle Developer
3 25 (24.27%) Architect
4 20 (19.42%) Consultant
5 19 (18.45%) SOA Developer
6 18 (17.48%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 14 (13.59%) Oracle Consultant
8 13 (12.62%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (11.65%) Oracle Architect
9 12 (11.65%) SOA Consultant
10 11 (10.68%) Integration Architect
10 11 (10.68%) Oracle SOA Consultant
11 10 (9.71%) Data Architect
12 9 (8.74%) Data Integration Architect
13 8 (7.77%) Oracle SOA Architect
13 8 (7.77%) SOA Architect
14 7 (6.80%) WebCenter Developer
15 6 (5.83%) Applications Developer
16 5 (4.85%) Applications Support
16 5 (4.85%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (45.63%) XML
2 43 (41.75%) Middleware
3 39 (37.86%) Web Services
4 38 (36.89%) Oracle Fusion
5 36 (34.95%) SOAP
6 32 (31.07%) WSDL
7 30 (29.13%) XSD
8 23 (22.33%) REST
8 23 (22.33%) XSLT
9 21 (20.39%) J2EE
9 21 (20.39%) Oracle ADF
10 19 (18.45%) WebCenter
11 12 (11.65%) JMS
11 12 (11.65%) WCF
12 11 (10.68%) AppFabric
12 11 (10.68%) EDI
12 11 (10.68%) MDX
12 11 (10.68%) MSMQ
12 11 (10.68%) WF
13 10 (9.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Data Integration
2 4 (3.88%) Client/Server
2 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.91%) Clustering
3 3 (2.91%) User Experience
4 2 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.97%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.97%) Replication
5 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.97%) W3C
5 1 (0.97%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.50%) Windows
2 12 (11.65%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.74%) Linux
4 8 (7.77%) Unix
5 1 (0.97%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (79.61%) SOA
2 26 (25.24%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (20.39%) ETL
4 19 (18.45%) B2B
4 19 (18.45%) Workflow
5 17 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (16.50%) BPMN
6 16 (15.53%) Data Management
6 16 (15.53%) ERP
7 14 (13.59%) Waterfall
8 12 (11.65%) CRM
8 12 (11.65%) SDLC
9 11 (10.68%) B2C
9 11 (10.68%) Case Management
9 11 (10.68%) Data Modelling
9 11 (10.68%) Process Management
10 10 (9.71%) API Integration
10 10 (9.71%) UML
11 8 (7.77%) Integration Testing
11 8 (7.77%) OO
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.86%) Java
2 38 (36.89%) SQL
3 22 (21.36%) PL/SQL
4 16 (15.53%) Shell Script
5 15 (14.56%) XQuery
6 14 (13.59%) XPath
7 11 (10.68%) PowerShell
8 8 (7.77%) JavaScript
9 6 (5.83%) C#
10 4 (3.88%) C
11 3 (2.91%) ABAP
12 2 (1.94%) Jython
12 2 (1.94%) Korn
13 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (24.27%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.50%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.77%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.91%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (2.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.65%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.88%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.94%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (10.68%) Control-M
2 9 (8.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.94%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.97%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 89 (86.41%) Oracle
2 16 (15.53%) Informatica
3 11 (10.68%) IBM
3 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.80%) Hyperion
4 7 (6.80%) JD Edwards
5 5 (4.85%) Siebel
6 3 (2.91%) Endeca
6 3 (2.91%) SAP
7 2 (1.94%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.94%) webMethods
8 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.97%) Cisco
8 1 (0.97%) F5
8 1 (0.97%) HP
8 1 (0.97%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.97%) Nokia
8 1 (0.97%) OpenText