The table below looks at the statistics for BPEL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BPEL over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
Rank 46 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing BPEL 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.26% 0.91% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £377 £465
% change year-on-year
+9.34% -18.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £77.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
292 225 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.04% 68.60% 72.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 166 126
Average daily rate £355 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 36
Average hourly rate £29.25 £11.75 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.93% -59.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £23.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

BPEL
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

BPEL Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

BPEL
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

BPEL Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
5 1 (20.00%) Use Case
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) JDeveloper
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SOA Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSD
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Use Case
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Vagrant
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) VMware