The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
Rank 131 137 106
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -31
Contract jobs citing BPEL 2 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.067% 0.20% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.26% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
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£600 £475 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £406 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BPEL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2219 2303 1453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.39% 76.87% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1513 903
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 120 69
Average hourly rate £36.45 £33.84 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £14.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 22 May 2015. 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
Wiltshire +4 2 £600 +33.33%
BPEL
England

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (50.00%) Java EE
4 3 (50.00%) JSON
4 3 (50.00%) BPMN
4 3 (50.00%) Nokia
4 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (50.00%) WSDL
4 3 (50.00%) B2B
4 3 (50.00%) B2C
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) XSD
4 3 (50.00%) UML
4 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (33.33%) OLTP
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
2 4 (66.67%) SOA Architect
3 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Architect
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Middleware
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) Java EE
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) WSDL
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) XSD
3 3 (50.00%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) J2EE
4 2 (33.33%) JMS
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) BPMN
2 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) B2B
2 3 (50.00%) B2C
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) People Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) COBIT
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) Nokia
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) HP