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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
Rank 549 518 531
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +13
Contract jobs citing BPEL 31 44 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.091% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 20
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £375 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £542 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £386 £470
% change year-on-year
+6.86% -17.87%
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
38426 35840 38298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.91% 74.48% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24559 22678 22623
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1075 996 1428
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +2 13 £438 -9.09% 4
Yorkshire +1 9 £413 +10.00%
South West -37 3 £400 +1.91%
West Midlands - 2 £475 - 1
South East -17 1 £400 -5.88% 1
East of England - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
BPEL
UK

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 88 (97.78%) Oracle
2 63 (70.00%) SOA
3 49 (54.44%) Web Services
4 46 (51.11%) Middleware
5 42 (46.67%) Java
6 40 (44.44%) Oracle BPM
7 38 (42.22%) Oracle Fusion
8 32 (35.56%) Oracle Service Bus
8 32 (35.56%) Oracle Database
8 32 (35.56%) SQL
9 31 (34.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 29 (32.22%) WebLogic
10 29 (32.22%) XML
11 26 (28.89%) Oracle Database 11g
12 19 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (18.89%) J2EE
13 17 (18.89%) Configuration Management
14 16 (17.78%) jQuery
14 16 (17.78%) Hudson
15 15 (16.67%) Security Cleared
15 15 (16.67%) BPMN
15 15 (16.67%) Spring
15 15 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
15 15 (16.67%) XSD
16 14 (15.56%) PL/SQL
16 14 (15.56%) WSDL
16 14 (15.56%) Linux
17 13 (14.44%) UNIX
17 13 (14.44%) Oracle RAC
18 12 (13.33%) DV Cleared

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 32 (35.56%) Oracle Service Bus
2 31 (34.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 29 (32.22%) WebLogic
4 8 (8.89%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle BPEL
5 5 (5.56%) AquaLogic
6 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.33%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (2.22%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.11%) Apache
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Office
1 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 40 (44.44%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (4.44%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (2.22%) AquaLogic BPM
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (1.11%) HFM
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (1.11%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) Internet
2 10 (11.11%) FTP
3 8 (8.89%) HTTP
4 2 (2.22%) SSL
4 2 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (35.56%) Oracle Database
2 26 (28.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (8.89%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.44%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (4.44%) MySQL
7 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (2.22%) TKPROF
8 2 (2.22%) Essbase
8 2 (2.22%) OLTP
9 1 (1.11%) DataStage
9 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (1.11%) Siebel EIM
9 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (17.78%) Hudson
2 11 (12.22%) Eclipse
2 11 (12.22%) Jenkins
3 10 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (10.00%) JDeveloper
5 8 (8.89%) Subversion
6 7 (7.78%) Maven
7 5 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (3.33%) Ant
8 3 (3.33%) JUnit
8 3 (3.33%) ClearCase
8 3 (3.33%) Bugzilla
8 3 (3.33%) JIRA
8 3 (3.33%) NetBeans
8 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.33%) MyEclipse
9 2 (2.22%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.11%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (12.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Games
2 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.11%) Legal
2 1 (1.11%) Publishing
2 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (34.44%) Developer
2 17 (18.89%) Consultant
3 16 (17.78%) Oracle Developer
4 12 (13.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 12 (13.33%) SOA Developer
5 11 (12.22%) SOA Consultant
6 9 (10.00%) Architect
6 9 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
6 9 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Software Configuration Manager
7 8 (8.89%) Java Developer
7 8 (8.89%) Software Manager
7 8 (8.89%) Software Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Oracle SOA Consultant
8 7 (7.78%) Oracle Architect
9 6 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Architect
9 6 (6.67%) SOA Architect
10 5 (5.56%) DBA
10 5 (5.56%) Technical Leader
10 5 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (54.44%) Web Services
2 46 (51.11%) Middleware
3 38 (42.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 29 (32.22%) XML
5 17 (18.89%) J2EE
6 16 (17.78%) jQuery
7 15 (16.67%) Spring
7 15 (16.67%) XSD
8 14 (15.56%) WSDL
9 11 (12.22%) SOAP
10 10 (11.11%) JMS
10 10 (11.11%) HTML
11 9 (10.00%) XSLT
12 8 (8.89%) REST
12 8 (8.89%) EDI
13 7 (7.78%) Hibernate
13 7 (7.78%) JSF
14 6 (6.67%) Oracle ADF
14 6 (6.67%) JDBC
15 5 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.22%) Replication
2 2 (2.22%) W3C
3 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.11%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.56%) Linux
2 13 (14.44%) UNIX
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (5.56%) Windows
5 3 (3.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.11%) AIX
6 1 (1.11%) HPUX
6 1 (1.11%) Solaris
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (70.00%) SOA
2 19 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.89%) Configuration Management
4 15 (16.67%) BPMN
5 12 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (13.33%) Scrum
6 10 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 9 (10.00%) UML
7 9 (10.00%) ERP
7 9 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (8.89%) Automation Testing
8 8 (8.89%) EAI
8 8 (8.89%) B2B
8 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.67%) Complex Event Processing
9 6 (6.67%) User Stories
9 6 (6.67%) DevOps
9 6 (6.67%) ETL
9 6 (6.67%) ITIL
10 5 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 42 (46.67%) Java
2 32 (35.56%) SQL
3 14 (15.56%) PL/SQL
4 10 (11.11%) XPath
4 10 (11.11%) XQuery
5 8 (8.89%) Groovy
6 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.44%) Python
7 4 (4.44%) C
7 4 (4.44%) C#
8 3 (3.33%) C++
8 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) ISEB
4 1 (1.11%) OCP
4 1 (1.11%) OCA
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.11%) Degree
4 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.22%) QA
3 2 (2.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (14.44%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.11%) OCFS2
3 1 (1.11%) vSphere
3 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (6.67%) Puppet
2 6 (6.67%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.22%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 88 (97.78%) Oracle
2 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.00%) Perforce
4 6 (6.67%) Siebel
5 4 (4.44%) IBM
5 4 (4.44%) BEA
5 4 (4.44%) Hyperion
6 3 (3.33%) hybris
7 2 (2.22%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.11%) Informatica
8 1 (1.11%) Primavera
8 1 (1.11%) HP
8 1 (1.11%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.11%) VMware