The first table below looks at the demand for BPEL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BPEL over the 3 months to 31 July 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 West 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
Rank 122 105 133
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Contract jobs citing BPEL 16 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.42% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.60% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2193 1510 2124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.11% 70.46% 69.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 978 1298
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 65 132
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
BPEL
England

BPEL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

BPEL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

BPEL
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

BPEL Daily Rate Trend in the South West

BPEL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BPEL across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

BPEL Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

BPEL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

BPEL Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

BPEL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
Bristol - 1 £400 - 2
BPEL
England

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 23 (92.00%) Oracle
2 19 (76.00%) SOA
3 17 (68.00%) Oracle Database
4 15 (60.00%) WebLogic
5 13 (52.00%) SQL
5 13 (52.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (52.00%) Oracle BPM
6 10 (40.00%) XSLT
6 10 (40.00%) Middleware
7 9 (36.00%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (36.00%) Linux
7 9 (36.00%) JDeveloper
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (32.00%) Java
9 7 (28.00%) Web Services
9 7 (28.00%) XML
9 7 (28.00%) Finance
10 6 (24.00%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (24.00%) Oracle ADF
10 6 (24.00%) BPMN
10 6 (24.00%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (24.00%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
10 6 (24.00%) Workflow
10 6 (24.00%) Oracle Service Bus
11 5 (20.00%) WebCenter
11 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
11 5 (20.00%) XQuery
11 5 (20.00%) UML
11 5 (20.00%) HTML

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 15 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (4.00%) AquaLogic
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (52.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.00%) TKPROF
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (4.00%) OLTP
7 1 (4.00%) MySQL
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) JDeveloper
2 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
3 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.00%) Hudson
3 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Consultant
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) DBA
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (16.00%) SOA Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Middleware Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Middleware
1 10 (40.00%) XSLT
2 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 7 (28.00%) XML
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle ADF
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (20.00%) WebCenter
4 5 (20.00%) HTML
4 5 (20.00%) J2EE
5 4 (16.00%) CSS
5 4 (16.00%) jQuery
6 2 (8.00%) SOAP
7 1 (4.00%) Apache CXF
7 1 (4.00%) JPA
7 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
7 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.00%) Spring
7 1 (4.00%) JDBC
7 1 (4.00%) JSP
7 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) W3C
1 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) HPUX
2 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) SOA
2 6 (24.00%) Workflow
2 6 (24.00%) BPMN
3 5 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.00%) UML
3 5 (20.00%) CRM
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) OWASP
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) ETL
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) ERP
6 2 (8.00%) Pair Programming
6 2 (8.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (20.00%) XQuery
4 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) XPath
6 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) OCP
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.00%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.00%) QA
3 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Siebel
2 3 (12.00%) Hyperion
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) JBoss