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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
Rank 523 492 424
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -68
Contract jobs citing BPEL 64 74 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.19% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 57
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£413 £400 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -6.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £218 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £454 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £394 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
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
39961 37976 33183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.00% 74.83% 72.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25156 22879 19730
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1059 1143 1185
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 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 24 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 3 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 -10 63 £425 +6.25% 4
London -2 20 £395 -2.46% 1
South East -5 16 £380 +10.94% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £413 +6.45%
Yorkshire -11 5 £450 +5.88%
West Yorkshire -14 5 £450 -
South West -24 4 £550 +53.84% 1
Leeds - 4 £450 -
Wiltshire -2 2 £550 +22.22% 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Reading - - - -
Swindon - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
City of London - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 97 (86.61%) Oracle
2 76 (67.86%) SOA
3 65 (58.04%) Java
4 50 (44.64%) Oracle Database
5 43 (38.39%) Middleware
5 43 (38.39%) WebLogic
5 43 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 39 (34.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 37 (33.04%) SQL
9 36 (32.14%) XML
10 33 (29.46%) Oracle Fusion
11 28 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
11 28 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
12 27 (24.11%) Scrum
12 27 (24.11%) Web Services
13 26 (23.21%) Oracle BPEL
14 24 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (21.43%) J2EE
15 23 (20.54%) .NET
16 21 (18.75%) Jenkins
16 21 (18.75%) Linux
16 21 (18.75%) UML
17 20 (17.86%) Configuration Management
17 20 (17.86%) Oracle RAC
17 20 (17.86%) Subversion
18 19 (16.96%) Software Engineering
18 19 (16.96%) Java EE
18 19 (16.96%) Test Automation
18 19 (16.96%) WSDL

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 43 (38.39%) WebLogic
2 39 (34.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 28 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 26 (23.21%) Oracle BPEL
5 11 (9.82%) WebSphere
6 10 (8.93%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.46%) AquaLogic
8 4 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
8 4 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (2.68%) Apache
10 2 (1.79%) IIS
10 2 (1.79%) JBoss
10 2 (1.79%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.79%) WebLogic Integration
10 2 (1.79%) CICS
10 2 (1.79%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (1.79%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (9.82%) 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
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) SaaS
1 2 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) LDAP
1 4 (3.57%) 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
3 1 (0.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (44.64%) Oracle Database
2 42 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (10.71%) MySQL
4 11 (9.82%) Relational Database
5 9 (8.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (5.36%) OLTP
8 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.57%) TKPROF
9 3 (2.68%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (2.68%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.79%) DB2
10 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.89%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 21 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 20 (17.86%) Subversion
3 10 (8.93%) Maven
4 8 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 7 (6.25%) Hudson
6 5 (4.46%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (3.57%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.68%) JDeveloper
9 2 (1.79%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.79%) Ant
9 2 (1.79%) JUnit
10 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.89%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (16.07%) 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%) Legal
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (52.68%) Developer
2 29 (25.89%) Oracle Developer
3 22 (19.64%) Architect
3 22 (19.64%) SOA Developer
4 14 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 13 (11.61%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 13 (11.61%) Consultant
6 10 (8.93%) Applications Support
7 9 (8.04%) Technical Architect
7 9 (8.04%) SOA Architect
8 7 (6.25%) Middleware Developer
8 7 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
8 7 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) Support Consultant
8 7 (6.25%) Applications Support Consultant
9 6 (5.36%) Oracle Architect
10 5 (4.46%) Designer
10 5 (4.46%) SOA Designer
10 5 (4.46%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (38.39%) Middleware
2 36 (32.14%) XML
3 33 (29.46%) Oracle Fusion
4 27 (24.11%) Web Services
5 24 (21.43%) J2EE
6 23 (20.54%) .NET
7 19 (16.96%) WSDL
7 19 (16.96%) Java EE
8 16 (14.29%) XSD
9 14 (12.50%) SOAP
10 9 (8.04%) HTML
10 9 (8.04%) XSLT
11 7 (6.25%) J2ME
11 7 (6.25%) J2SE
11 7 (6.25%) Java ME
11 7 (6.25%) Java SE
11 7 (6.25%) WebCenter
11 7 (6.25%) REST
12 6 (5.36%) JPA
13 5 (4.46%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 7 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.57%) W3C
4 4 (3.57%) Replication
5 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.79%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.79%) DataPower
6 2 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.79%) Clustering
6 2 (1.79%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.89%) GIS
7 1 (0.89%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.89%) FMCG
7 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.75%) Linux
2 17 (15.18%) UNIX
3 15 (13.39%) Oracle Linux
4 11 (9.82%) 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 43 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (24.11%) Scrum
4 24 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (18.75%) UML
6 20 (17.86%) Configuration Management
7 19 (16.96%) Software Engineering
7 19 (16.96%) Test Automation
8 17 (15.18%) Service Delivery
8 17 (15.18%) Data Modelling
9 14 (12.50%) ITIL
10 11 (9.82%) ETL
10 11 (9.82%) Analytics
11 10 (8.93%) Waterfall
12 9 (8.04%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (7.14%) BPMN
13 8 (7.14%) Release Management
13 8 (7.14%) User Stories
14 7 (6.25%) Business Analytics
14 7 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 65 (58.04%) Java
2 37 (33.04%) SQL
3 19 (16.96%) PL/SQL
4 16 (14.29%) C#
5 9 (8.04%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.46%) C
7 4 (3.57%) XPath
7 4 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.89%) VBA
8 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 14 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (1.79%) VCP4
4 1 (0.89%) ISEB
4 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.82%) QA
2 4 (3.57%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.79%) COBIT
3 2 (1.79%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (17.86%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 14 (12.50%) Puppet
1 14 (12.50%) Vagrant
2 6 (5.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (4.46%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 97 (86.61%) Oracle
2 12 (10.71%) IBM
3 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.46%) BEA
5 3 (2.68%) Google
6 2 (1.79%) F5
6 2 (1.79%) Kony
6 2 (1.79%) Perforce
6 2 (1.79%) Yahoo!
6 2 (1.79%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.79%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.79%) webMethods
6 2 (1.79%) Nokia
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%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.89%) ESRI
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