The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
Rank 529 427 417
Rank change year-on-year
-102 -10
Contract jobs citing BPEL 35 89 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.28% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 54 59
Average daily rate £325 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36715 31361 38804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 72.92% 69.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23271 19148 22593
Average daily rate £405 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 971 1312
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
BPEL
UK

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -25 19 £275 -50.00%
South West -10 10 £450 +5.88% 1
South East -15 3 £325 -35.00% 1
North West -23 2 - -
Yorkshire -31 1 - -
East Midlands - - - - 4
Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
BPEL
UK

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 70 (77.78%) Oracle
2 64 (71.11%) SOA
3 46 (51.11%) Web Services
3 46 (51.11%) Middleware
4 36 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 34 (37.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 30 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
6 30 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
7 25 (27.78%) WebLogic
8 22 (24.44%) Java
9 20 (22.22%) SQL
9 20 (22.22%) Linux
9 20 (22.22%) Scrum
10 18 (20.00%) Oracle Database
11 17 (18.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (18.89%) Workflow
12 15 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 15 (16.67%) BPMN
13 14 (15.56%) Oracle BPEL
13 14 (15.56%) CRM
13 14 (15.56%) SOAP
14 12 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
14 12 (13.33%) XSLT
14 12 (13.33%) JMS
14 12 (13.33%) WSDL
15 11 (12.22%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (12.22%) PL/SQL
15 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (12.22%) Software Engineering
15 11 (12.22%) Complex Event Processing

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 34 (37.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 30 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 25 (27.78%) WebLogic
4 14 (15.56%) Oracle BPEL
5 12 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (7.78%) Tomcat
7 6 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (4.44%) Alfresco
9 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
10 2 (2.22%) AquaLogic
10 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Process Server
11 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (1.11%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (1.11%) JCAPS
11 1 (1.11%) AquaLogic Service Bus
11 1 (1.11%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (8.89%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.11%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle FAH
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) SSL
2 2 (2.22%) FTP
3 1 (1.11%) HTTP
3 1 (1.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 17 (18.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (12.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (10.00%) Siebel EIM
5 8 (8.89%) MySQL
6 7 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
7 6 (6.67%) NoSQL
8 5 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (4.44%) RDBMS
9 4 (4.44%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.22%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
10 2 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 10 (11.11%) JDeveloper
2 6 (6.67%) Ant
2 6 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.56%) Log4j
4 2 (2.22%) JConsole
4 2 (2.22%) JIRA
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.11%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.11%) Subversion
5 1 (1.11%) Maven
5 1 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (11.11%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Marketing
3 4 (4.44%) Publishing
4 2 (2.22%) Legal
4 2 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.11%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (46.67%) Developer
2 15 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 13 (14.44%) Architect
4 11 (12.22%) Consultant
5 10 (11.11%) SOA Developer
6 9 (10.00%) Siebel Developer
6 9 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
7 8 (8.89%) SOA Architect
7 8 (8.89%) SOA Consultant
7 8 (8.89%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Oracle SOA Architect
8 7 (7.78%) Oracle Architect
8 7 (7.78%) Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Administrator
9 6 (6.67%) Applications Developer
9 6 (6.67%) Designer
9 6 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Consultant
10 5 (5.56%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.33%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (51.11%) Web Services
1 46 (51.11%) Middleware
2 36 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 14 (15.56%) SOAP
4 12 (13.33%) XSLT
4 12 (13.33%) JMS
4 12 (13.33%) WSDL
5 10 (11.11%) XML
5 10 (11.11%) Java EE
6 9 (10.00%) J2EE
7 7 (7.78%) WebCenter
8 6 (6.67%) OSGi
9 5 (5.56%) JAX-RS
9 5 (5.56%) RESTful
10 4 (4.44%) Dojo
10 4 (4.44%) Spring
10 4 (4.44%) Ajax
10 4 (4.44%) REST
11 3 (3.33%) .NET
11 3 (3.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Clustering
2 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.11%) FMCG
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Exalogic
4 1 (1.11%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.22%) Linux
2 8 (8.89%) Oracle Linux
3 6 (6.67%) Windows
4 5 (5.56%) AIX
4 5 (5.56%) UNIX
5 2 (2.22%) Solaris
6 1 (1.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (71.11%) SOA
2 20 (22.22%) Scrum
3 17 (18.89%) Workflow
4 15 (16.67%) BPMN
5 14 (15.56%) CRM
6 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (12.22%) Software Engineering
6 11 (12.22%) Complex Event Processing
7 10 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 8 (8.89%) Change Management
8 8 (8.89%) Migration
8 8 (8.89%) Time Management
9 7 (7.78%) Campaign Management
9 7 (7.78%) Pair Programming
10 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.67%) EAI
10 6 (6.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 5 (5.56%) Data Migration
11 5 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.44%) Java
2 20 (22.22%) SQL
3 11 (12.22%) PL/SQL
4 10 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.67%) XQuery
6 4 (4.44%) Ruby
7 3 (3.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 3 (3.33%) Jython
8 2 (2.22%) C
9 1 (1.11%) C#
9 1 (1.11%) C++
9 1 (1.11%) VB6
9 1 (1.11%) VB
9 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) Degree
2 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (4.44%) OCP
5 2 (2.22%) OCA
6 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.11%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 15 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (3.33%) Puppet
2 3 (3.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (77.78%) Oracle
2 10 (11.11%) Siebel
3 9 (10.00%) JBoss
4 7 (7.78%) Intalio
4 7 (7.78%) HP
5 5 (5.56%) WSO2
6 2 (2.22%) IBM
6 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.11%) Sun
7 1 (1.11%) BEA
7 1 (1.11%) Informatica
7 1 (1.11%) Mercator
7 1 (1.11%) Lombardi
7 1 (1.11%) hybris
7 1 (1.11%) SAP