The first table below looks at the demand for BPEL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BPEL over the 3 months to 18 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 South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
Rank 247 222 207
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -15
Contract jobs citing BPEL 3 15 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.18% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.044% 0.25% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 17
Average daily rate £325 £500 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6857 5921 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.79% 70.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3079 3326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 256 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
BPEL
England

BPEL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

BPEL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

BPEL
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

BPEL Daily Rate Trend in the South East

BPEL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

BPEL Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

BPEL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPEL within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 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
Hampshire +5 3 £325 -
Kent - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
BPEL
England

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 10 (90.91%) SOA
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (54.55%) XML
4 6 (54.55%) Java
4 6 (54.55%) Middleware
5 5 (45.45%) JDeveloper
5 5 (45.45%) WSDL
6 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (36.36%) BPMN
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
7 3 (27.27%) XSD
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
8 2 (18.18%) XSLT
8 2 (18.18%) Linux
8 2 (18.18%) UML
8 2 (18.18%) C
8 2 (18.18%) SOAP

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (63.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (36.36%) WebLogic
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) JCAPS
4 1 (9.09%) GlassFish
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) JDeveloper
2 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl
4 1 (9.09%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) Ant
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) SOA Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SOA Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) Middleware
3 5 (45.45%) WSDL
4 3 (27.27%) XSD
5 2 (18.18%) XSLT
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (9.09%) JAX-WS
6 1 (9.09%) TopLink
6 1 (9.09%) JNDI
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (9.09%) JAXB
6 1 (9.09%) .NET
6 1 (9.09%) J2EE
6 1 (9.09%) XSL
6 1 (9.09%) EJB
6 1 (9.09%) JDBC
6 1 (9.09%) JSP
6 1 (9.09%) JMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) BPMN
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Process Management
5 1 (9.09%) RUP
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) OCP
1 1 (9.09%) OCA
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Vagrant
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sun