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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
Rank 548 511 423
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -88
Contract jobs citing BPEL 51 59 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.15% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 65
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£450 £313 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -34.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £146 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £471 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £383 £413
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -7.27%
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
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 22 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 27 March 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 -12 49 £450 +38.46% 11
London -7 16 £450 +80.00% 2
South East -22 10 £413 +26.92% 2
North West -7 9 £450 - 2
Yorkshire -13 4 £438 -5.40% 2
West Yorkshire -5 3 £450 -2.70% 1
Leeds - 3 £450 - 1
South West -18 2 £550 +53.84% 3
Manchester - 2 £375 - 1
Wiltshire +5 1 £550 +22.22% 2
Scotland -9 1 £450 -
East of England - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £450 -
Hitchin - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Reading - - - -
Swindon - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - - 1

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 95 (84.82%) Oracle
2 76 (67.86%) SOA
3 65 (58.04%) Java
4 52 (46.43%) Oracle Database
5 48 (42.86%) WebLogic
6 45 (40.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 44 (39.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 41 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (36.61%) Middleware
9 35 (31.25%) SQL
10 34 (30.36%) XML
11 30 (26.79%) Oracle Fusion
12 28 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
13 27 (24.11%) Oracle BPEL
14 26 (23.21%) Scrum
14 26 (23.21%) Oracle BPM
15 24 (21.43%) Web Services
15 24 (21.43%) .NET
16 22 (19.64%) Subversion
17 21 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
17 21 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (18.75%) J2EE
17 21 (18.75%) Linux
17 21 (18.75%) WSDL
17 21 (18.75%) Jenkins
18 20 (17.86%) UML
18 20 (17.86%) Test Automation
19 19 (16.96%) Software Engineering
19 19 (16.96%) XSD
19 19 (16.96%) Configuration Management

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 48 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 44 (39.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 28 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 27 (24.11%) Oracle BPEL
5 10 (8.93%) Tomcat
6 9 (8.04%) WebSphere
7 6 (5.36%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (4.46%) AquaLogic
9 4 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Process Server
10 2 (1.79%) CICS
10 2 (1.79%) IIS
10 2 (1.79%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (1.79%) JCAPS
10 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.89%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (23.21%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (4.46%) AquaLogic BPM
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.79%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) SaaS
1 2 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) LDAP
1 5 (4.46%) Internet
2 2 (1.79%) Firewall
2 2 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (1.79%) LAN
2 2 (1.79%) WAN
2 2 (1.79%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (46.43%) Oracle Database
2 45 (40.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (10.71%) MySQL
4 10 (8.93%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (8.04%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (8.04%) Relational Database
6 7 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (6.25%) OLTP
7 5 (4.46%) TKPROF
8 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.79%) DB2
11 1 (0.89%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (19.64%) Subversion
2 21 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.93%) Maven
4 8 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.46%) Mercurial
5 5 (4.46%) Hudson
5 5 (4.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.68%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.79%) JDeveloper
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.79%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.79%) Ant
8 1 (0.89%) JUnit
8 1 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.89%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.89%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.89%) JConsole
8 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Banking
3 3 (2.68%) Retail
4 2 (1.79%) International Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.89%) Welsh Language
5 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.89%) Billing
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (50.00%) Developer
2 29 (25.89%) Oracle Developer
3 21 (18.75%) Architect
3 21 (18.75%) SOA Developer
4 13 (11.61%) Consultant
5 12 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.71%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 10 (8.93%) Applications Support
7 9 (8.04%) Technical Architect
7 9 (8.04%) SOA Architect
8 8 (7.14%) Designer
9 7 (6.25%) SOA Designer
9 7 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
9 7 (6.25%) Support Consultant
9 7 (6.25%) Software Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) Applications Support Consultant
10 6 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.46%) Business Consultant
11 5 (4.46%) Oracle Architect
11 5 (4.46%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (36.61%) Middleware
2 34 (30.36%) XML
3 30 (26.79%) Oracle Fusion
4 24 (21.43%) .NET
4 24 (21.43%) Web Services
5 21 (18.75%) WSDL
5 21 (18.75%) J2EE
6 19 (16.96%) XSD
7 17 (15.18%) SOAP
7 17 (15.18%) Java EE
8 10 (8.93%) XSLT
9 8 (7.14%) HTML
10 7 (6.25%) J2ME
10 7 (6.25%) J2SE
10 7 (6.25%) Java ME
10 7 (6.25%) Java SE
10 7 (6.25%) REST
11 5 (4.46%) WebCenter
11 5 (4.46%) JPA
11 5 (4.46%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 7 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.46%) Replication
4 5 (4.46%) W3C
5 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.79%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.79%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.89%) FMCG
7 1 (0.89%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.89%) GIS
7 1 (0.89%) User Experience
7 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.75%) Linux
2 15 (13.39%) Oracle Linux
3 14 (12.50%) UNIX
4 12 (10.71%) Windows
5 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.89%) Android
6 1 (0.89%) AIX
6 1 (0.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (67.86%) SOA
2 41 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (23.21%) Scrum
4 21 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (17.86%) Test Automation
5 20 (17.86%) UML
6 19 (16.96%) Configuration Management
6 19 (16.96%) Software Engineering
7 17 (15.18%) Service Delivery
7 17 (15.18%) Data Modelling
8 14 (12.50%) ITIL
9 12 (10.71%) Analytics
10 10 (8.93%) Waterfall
10 10 (8.93%) ETL
11 9 (8.04%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (7.14%) User Stories
12 8 (7.14%) BPMN
12 8 (7.14%) Release Management
13 7 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (6.25%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 65 (58.04%) Java
2 35 (31.25%) SQL
3 18 (16.07%) PL/SQL
4 17 (15.18%) C#
5 9 (8.04%) VB.NET
6 6 (5.36%) C
7 5 (4.46%) XPath
7 5 (4.46%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.89%) VBA
8 1 (0.89%) Python
8 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (13.39%) DV Cleared
1 15 (13.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (0.89%) ISEB
3 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.61%) QA
2 5 (4.46%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.79%) COBIT
3 2 (1.79%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (18.75%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 14 (12.50%) Puppet
1 14 (12.50%) Vagrant
2 8 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (5.36%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (5.36%) Data Guard
4 5 (4.46%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 95 (84.82%) Oracle
2 10 (8.93%) IBM
3 9 (8.04%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.46%) BEA
5 4 (3.57%) webMethods
6 2 (1.79%) Nokia
6 2 (1.79%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.79%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.79%) F5
6 2 (1.79%) HP
6 2 (1.79%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.79%) SAP
6 2 (1.79%) Cisco
7 1 (0.89%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.89%) ESRI
7 1 (0.89%) Google
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