The table below looks at the statistics for BPEL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 563 536 450
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -86
Contract jobs citing BPEL 44 46 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.087% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.12% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 66
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£450 £394 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
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 - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41485 39369 34836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.59% 74.79% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26264 24909 20841
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1203 1184 1052
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

BPEL
Jobs Demand Trend

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

BPEL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BPEL
Daily Rate Trend

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

BPEL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BPEL
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BPEL within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

BPEL Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BPEL
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BPEL within the UK.

BPEL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BPEL
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPEL within the UK 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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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
England -28 37 £450 +5.88% 10
South East -9 13 £450 +37.93% 3
Hampshire 0 8 £450 +42.85%
London -23 8 £395 +1.93% 4
North West -15 6 £475 - 1
Surrey - 5 £535 -
Guildford - 5 £535 -
East of England - 4 £465 - 1
Wales +9 3 £333 -
South Wales +6 3 £333 -
City of London +5 3 - - 1
South West +6 2 £600 +26.31% 1
Wiltshire +4 2 £600 +33.33%
West Midlands - 2 £494 -
Newport - 2 £350 -
Swindon +12 1 - -
Reading +9 1 £450 +50.00% 2
Glasgow -5 1 £450 - 1
Scotland -7 1 £450 +24.13% 2
Berkshire -8 1 £450 -13.46% 2
Liverpool -9 1 - - 1
Merseyside -12 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -14 1 £425 -
Warwickshire - 1 £438 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £450 -
Norfolk - 1 £465 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 £450 -

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 84 (76.36%) Oracle
2 70 (63.64%) SOA
3 58 (52.73%) Oracle Database
4 51 (46.36%) Java
5 48 (43.64%) Middleware
5 48 (43.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 45 (40.91%) WebLogic
7 40 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 37 (33.64%) Oracle Service Bus
9 34 (30.91%) Oracle Fusion
10 33 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (26.36%) SQL
12 27 (24.55%) Web Services
12 27 (24.55%) XML
13 24 (21.82%) Oracle BPEL
13 24 (21.82%) Oracle BPM
14 23 (20.91%) XSD
14 23 (20.91%) SOAP
14 23 (20.91%) WSDL
15 19 (17.27%) UML
15 19 (17.27%) .NET
15 19 (17.27%) J2EE
16 17 (15.45%) PL/SQL
17 15 (13.64%) C#
17 15 (13.64%) Scrum
18 14 (12.73%) Subversion
18 14 (12.73%) Linux
18 14 (12.73%) Analytics
19 13 (11.82%) Security Cleared
19 13 (11.82%) BPMN

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 45 (40.91%) WebLogic
2 40 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 37 (33.64%) Oracle Service Bus
4 24 (21.82%) Oracle BPEL
5 9 (8.18%) Tomcat
6 7 (6.36%) WebSphere
7 6 (5.45%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (4.55%) AquaLogic
9 3 (2.73%) FileNet
9 3 (2.73%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.73%) JCAPS
10 2 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.82%) JBoss
10 2 (1.82%) IIS
11 1 (0.91%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (21.82%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (8.18%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (4.55%) AquaLogic BPM
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.91%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) SaaS
1 2 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) Internet
1 5 (4.55%) LDAP
2 4 (3.64%) Firewall
3 3 (2.73%) LAN
3 3 (2.73%) WAN
3 3 (2.73%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (2.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (1.82%) SAN
4 2 (1.82%) SSL
5 1 (0.91%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (52.73%) Oracle Database
2 48 (43.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (8.18%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (8.18%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (7.27%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.36%) OLTP
5 7 (6.36%) MySQL
5 7 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (6.36%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.55%) TKPROF
7 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.82%) DB2
10 1 (0.91%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (12.73%) Subversion
2 11 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.36%) Maven
4 5 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (4.55%) Mercurial
4 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.64%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.73%) JIRA
6 3 (2.73%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.91%) JMeter
8 1 (0.91%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.91%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.91%) Selenium
8 1 (0.91%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.91%) JConsole
8 1 (0.91%) Gradle
General
1 10 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (3.64%) Retail
3 3 (2.73%) Back Office
4 2 (1.82%) Banking
4 2 (1.82%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.91%) Welsh Language
5 1 (0.91%) Billing
5 1 (0.91%) Legal
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (43.64%) Developer
2 27 (24.55%) Oracle Developer
3 25 (22.73%) Architect
4 15 (13.64%) SOA Developer
5 14 (12.73%) Consultant
6 11 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (10.00%) SOA Architect
7 10 (9.09%) Designer
7 10 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 9 (8.18%) Technical Architect
8 9 (8.18%) SOA Designer
9 8 (7.27%) Oracle Architect
9 8 (7.27%) Solutions Designer
10 7 (6.36%) Applications Support
11 6 (5.45%) Java Developer
12 5 (4.55%) Middleware Developer
12 5 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Architect
12 5 (4.55%) webMethods Developer
13 4 (3.64%) Oracle Solutions Architect
13 4 (3.64%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (43.64%) Middleware
2 34 (30.91%) Oracle Fusion
3 27 (24.55%) Web Services
3 27 (24.55%) XML
4 23 (20.91%) XSD
4 23 (20.91%) SOAP
4 23 (20.91%) WSDL
5 19 (17.27%) .NET
5 19 (17.27%) J2EE
6 12 (10.91%) Java EE
6 12 (10.91%) HTML
7 10 (9.09%) XSLT
8 9 (8.18%) REST
9 7 (6.36%) JMS
10 6 (5.45%) WebCenter
10 6 (5.45%) JDBC
11 5 (4.55%) XML Schema
11 5 (4.55%) jQuery
11 5 (4.55%) Java SE
11 5 (4.55%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.27%) Mainframe
3 7 (6.36%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (4.55%) W3C
4 5 (4.55%) Replication
5 3 (2.73%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.82%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.91%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.91%) User Experience
7 1 (0.91%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.73%) Linux
2 12 (10.91%) UNIX
3 9 (8.18%) Windows
4 6 (5.45%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.82%) AIX
5 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.91%) Solaris
6 1 (0.91%) Android
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (63.64%) SOA
2 33 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.27%) UML
4 15 (13.64%) Scrum
5 14 (12.73%) Analytics
6 13 (11.82%) BPMN
7 12 (10.91%) Data Modelling
8 11 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 11 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 10 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 10 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 10 (9.09%) ETL
9 10 (9.09%) ITIL
10 9 (8.18%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (8.18%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (6.36%) Workflow
12 7 (6.36%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 51 (46.36%) Java
2 29 (26.36%) SQL
3 17 (15.45%) PL/SQL
4 15 (13.64%) C#
5 9 (8.18%) C
6 5 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.55%) XPath
7 4 (3.64%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (11.82%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.91%) DV Cleared
3 9 (8.18%) Degree
4 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.91%) QA
2 5 (4.55%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.82%) COBIT
3 2 (1.82%) HL7
4 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (10.91%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.91%) vSphere
3 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.91%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (5.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (5.45%) Data Guard
3 5 (4.55%) Vagrant
3 5 (4.55%) Oracle Flashback
3 5 (4.55%) Puppet
4 1 (0.91%) Nagios
4 1 (0.91%) SCOM
4 1 (0.91%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 84 (76.36%) Oracle
2 11 (10.00%) IBM
3 7 (6.36%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.36%) Cisco
4 6 (5.45%) HP
4 6 (5.45%) webMethods
5 5 (4.55%) BEA
6 4 (3.64%) ArcSight
7 3 (2.73%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.73%) Nokia
7 3 (2.73%) Juniper
7 3 (2.73%) F5
8 2 (1.82%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.82%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.82%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.82%) Websense
8 2 (1.82%) CA
9 1 (0.91%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.91%) Intel
9 1 (0.91%) TIBCO
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