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 24 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 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
Rank 128 118 108
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing BPEL 10 7 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.30% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.44% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 19
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £400 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
2416 1605 2486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.88% 69.63% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1492 990 1473
Average daily rate £375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 61 146
Average hourly rate £33.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £18.14 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
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 24 April 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 24 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
Wiltshire -24 4 £450 +5.88% 1
Bristol - 2 £475 -
BPEL
England

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (56.25%) JBoss
1 9 (56.25%) BPMN
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) SOAP
2 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (43.75%) Pair Programming
2 7 (43.75%) Intalio
3 6 (37.50%) Degree
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 6 (37.50%) SOA
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 5 (31.25%) Time Management
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
4 5 (31.25%) WebCenter
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (31.25%) JDeveloper
4 5 (31.25%) XQuery
4 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) CRM
4 5 (31.25%) XSLT
4 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Workflow
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Migration

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (25.00%) Alfresco
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (6.25%) MySQL
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JDeveloper
2 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Applications Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) DBA
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) SOAP
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) XSLT
2 5 (31.25%) WebCenter
3 4 (25.00%) REST
3 4 (25.00%) Ajax
3 4 (25.00%) Java EE
3 4 (25.00%) Dojo
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (18.75%) Middleware
5 1 (6.25%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) HPUX
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) BPMN
2 7 (43.75%) Pair Programming
3 6 (37.50%) SOA
4 5 (31.25%) CRM
4 5 (31.25%) Workflow
4 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
4 5 (31.25%) Time Management
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) ERP
6 2 (12.50%) Content Management
7 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Test Management
7 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) XQuery
2 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
2 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) OCP
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) JBoss
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) Intalio
3 2 (12.50%) HP