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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
Rank 535 520 508
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing BPEL 48 45 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.094% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 28
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£430 £402 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -14.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £465
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £77.50
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
38157 35471 37978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.55% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24108 22248 22476
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 974 1367
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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
London +11 16 £475 -1.29%
South West -28 12 £425 +11.98% 2
Yorkshire -2 9 £413 +10.00% 1
East Midlands - 4 £500 -
West Midlands - 4 - -
South East -18 1 £425 -12.82% 1
East of England - - - - 2
BPEL
UK

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 87 (97.75%) Oracle
2 64 (71.91%) SOA
3 47 (52.81%) Web Services
4 45 (50.56%) Java
5 44 (49.44%) Middleware
6 41 (46.07%) Oracle BPM
7 40 (44.94%) Oracle Fusion
8 34 (38.20%) Oracle Service Bus
8 34 (38.20%) Oracle Database
9 31 (34.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 30 (33.71%) SQL
11 29 (32.58%) WebLogic
12 28 (31.46%) XML
12 28 (31.46%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (21.35%) J2EE
14 16 (17.98%) jQuery
15 15 (16.85%) Configuration Management
15 15 (16.85%) XSD
15 15 (16.85%) BPMN
15 15 (16.85%) Security Cleared
16 14 (15.73%) Hudson
16 14 (15.73%) Spring
16 14 (15.73%) WSDL
16 14 (15.73%) Oracle EBS
17 13 (14.61%) PL/SQL
17 13 (14.61%) Jenkins
18 12 (13.48%) DV Cleared
18 12 (13.48%) Git (software)
18 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
18 12 (13.48%) Oracle RAC

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (38.20%) Oracle Service Bus
2 31 (34.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 29 (32.58%) WebLogic
4 8 (8.99%) Oracle Application Server
5 6 (6.74%) AquaLogic
6 5 (5.62%) Oracle BPEL
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle 10gAS
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.25%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.12%) Apache
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Office
1 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 41 (46.07%) Oracle BPM
2 14 (15.73%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (2.25%) AquaLogic BPM
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (1.12%) HFM
6 1 (1.12%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) Internet
2 10 (11.24%) FTP
3 8 (8.99%) HTTP
4 2 (2.25%) SSL
4 2 (2.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (38.20%) Oracle Database
2 28 (31.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.49%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (4.49%) MySQL
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (2.25%) Essbase
8 2 (2.25%) OLTP
8 2 (2.25%) TKPROF
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.12%) DataStage
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.12%) Siebel EIM
9 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Hudson
2 13 (14.61%) Jenkins
3 12 (13.48%) Eclipse
3 12 (13.48%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.99%) Subversion
4 8 (8.99%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (7.87%) JDeveloper
6 6 (6.74%) Maven
7 5 (5.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (4.49%) JIRA
8 4 (4.49%) Ant
9 3 (3.37%) ClearCase
9 3 (3.37%) Bugzilla
9 3 (3.37%) NetBeans
9 3 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.37%) MyEclipse
10 2 (2.25%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.25%) JUnit
11 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.12%) FitNesse
General
1 9 (10.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.12%) Publishing
3 1 (1.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (33.71%) Developer
2 17 (19.10%) Oracle Developer
3 16 (17.98%) Consultant
4 12 (13.48%) SOA Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Oracle Consultant
5 11 (12.36%) SOA Consultant
6 9 (10.11%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 8 (8.99%) Architect
7 8 (8.99%) Configuration Manager
8 7 (7.87%) Java Developer
8 7 (7.87%) Software Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Software Manager
8 7 (7.87%) Software Configuration Manager
8 7 (7.87%) Oracle SOA Consultant
9 6 (6.74%) Oracle SOA Architect
9 6 (6.74%) Technical Leader
9 6 (6.74%) SOA Architect
9 6 (6.74%) Oracle Architect
10 5 (5.62%) DBA
10 5 (5.62%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (52.81%) Web Services
2 44 (49.44%) Middleware
3 40 (44.94%) Oracle Fusion
4 28 (31.46%) XML
5 19 (21.35%) J2EE
6 16 (17.98%) jQuery
7 15 (16.85%) XSD
8 14 (15.73%) Spring
8 14 (15.73%) WSDL
9 11 (12.36%) SOAP
10 10 (11.24%) HTML
10 10 (11.24%) JMS
11 9 (10.11%) XSLT
12 8 (8.99%) EDI
12 8 (8.99%) REST
13 7 (7.87%) JSF
14 6 (6.74%) Oracle ADF
14 6 (6.74%) Hibernate
15 5 (5.62%) CSS
15 5 (5.62%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.25%) W3C
2 2 (2.25%) Replication
3 1 (1.12%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.12%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.48%) Linux
2 11 (12.36%) UNIX
3 5 (5.62%) Windows
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (3.37%) Windows 2000
4 3 (3.37%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.12%) AIX
5 1 (1.12%) HPUX
5 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (71.91%) SOA
2 15 (16.85%) Configuration Management
2 15 (16.85%) BPMN
3 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
4 10 (11.24%) Scrum
4 10 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (10.11%) UML
6 8 (8.99%) ERP
6 8 (8.99%) EAI
6 8 (8.99%) B2B
6 8 (8.99%) Test Automation
7 7 (7.87%) Automation Testing
7 7 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.74%) Complex Event Processing
9 5 (5.62%) User Stories
9 5 (5.62%) DevOps
9 5 (5.62%) ETL
9 5 (5.62%) ITIL
9 5 (5.62%) OO
10 4 (4.49%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (50.56%) Java
2 30 (33.71%) SQL
3 13 (14.61%) PL/SQL
4 11 (12.36%) XQuery
5 10 (11.24%) XPath
6 8 (8.99%) Groovy
7 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.49%) C
8 4 (4.49%) C#
8 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.49%) Python
9 3 (3.37%) C++
9 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.48%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.49%) Degree
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.12%) ISEB
5 1 (1.12%) OCP
5 1 (1.12%) OCA
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) QA
2 4 (4.49%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.37%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (13.48%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.12%) vSphere
3 1 (1.12%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 11 (12.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (5.62%) Puppet
2 5 (5.62%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.25%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 87 (97.75%) Oracle
2 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.99%) Perforce
4 6 (6.74%) Siebel
5 5 (5.62%) BEA
6 4 (4.49%) Hyperion
6 4 (4.49%) IBM
7 3 (3.37%) hybris
8 1 (1.12%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.12%) VMware
8 1 (1.12%) HP
8 1 (1.12%) SAP
8 1 (1.12%) Informatica
8 1 (1.12%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.12%) Primavera