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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
Rank 538 526 526
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing BPEL 57 52 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.098% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 34
Average daily rate
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£450 £402 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.87% -11.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £375 £460
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -18.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £77.50

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
41835 39073 41091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.23% 73.30% 70.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25909 24001 23803
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1148 1055 1460
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.97 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.76% -9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 2014.

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 18 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 August 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
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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 -21 49 £450 +18.57% 3
London +11 17 £475 -1.29%
South West -26 12 £438 +15.28%
Yorkshire -2 8 £413 +10.00% 1
West Yorkshire - 8 £413 - 1
Leeds - 6 £424 -
East Midlands - 4 £500 -
West Midlands - 4 - -
City of London +28 3 £410 -14.80%
South East -1 1 £425 -12.82% 1
Bristol - 1 £400 -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 100 (97.09%) Oracle
2 75 (72.82%) SOA
3 52 (50.49%) Web Services
4 49 (47.57%) Java
5 46 (44.66%) Middleware
6 42 (40.78%) Oracle Service Bus
6 42 (40.78%) Oracle Database
7 40 (38.83%) Oracle BPM
8 39 (37.86%) Oracle Fusion
8 39 (37.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 36 (34.95%) Oracle Database 11g
10 35 (33.98%) SQL
11 33 (32.04%) WebLogic
12 28 (27.18%) XML
13 21 (20.39%) J2EE
14 20 (19.42%) Oracle EBS
15 18 (17.48%) jQuery
16 16 (15.53%) SOAP
16 16 (15.53%) PL/SQL
17 15 (14.56%) XSD
17 15 (14.56%) WSDL
17 15 (14.56%) BPMN
17 15 (14.56%) Security Cleared
18 14 (13.59%) Spring
18 14 (13.59%) Configuration Management
19 13 (12.62%) Eclipse
19 13 (12.62%) Jenkins
20 12 (11.65%) Hudson
20 12 (11.65%) XQuery
20 12 (11.65%) HTML

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 42 (40.78%) Oracle Service Bus
2 39 (37.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 33 (32.04%) WebLogic
4 8 (7.77%) Oracle Application Server
5 6 (5.83%) AquaLogic
6 5 (4.85%) Oracle BPEL
7 4 (3.88%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.91%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.94%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.97%) Apache
10 1 (0.97%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
1 7 (6.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 40 (38.83%) Oracle BPM
2 20 (19.42%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (5.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (1.94%) AquaLogic BPM
7 1 (0.97%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.97%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.68%) Internet
2 10 (9.71%) FTP
3 8 (7.77%) HTTP
4 2 (1.94%) LDAP
4 2 (1.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (40.78%) Oracle Database
2 36 (34.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (7.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (6.80%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.83%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (5.83%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.85%) MySQL
7 4 (3.88%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (2.91%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.94%) Essbase
9 2 (1.94%) OLTP
9 2 (1.94%) TKPROF
10 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.97%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.97%) DataStage
10 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.97%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 13 (12.62%) Eclipse
1 13 (12.62%) Jenkins
2 12 (11.65%) Hudson
2 12 (11.65%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.74%) Subversion
4 8 (7.77%) JDeveloper
5 7 (6.80%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (5.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (4.85%) JIRA
7 5 (4.85%) Maven
8 4 (3.88%) NetBeans
8 4 (3.88%) Bugzilla
8 4 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.88%) MyEclipse
8 4 (3.88%) Ant
9 3 (2.91%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.94%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.97%) JUnit
11 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.97%) FitNesse
General
1 11 (10.68%) Finance
2 2 (1.94%) Retail
3 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.97%) Publishing
3 1 (0.97%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (32.04%) Developer
2 20 (19.42%) Consultant
3 19 (18.45%) Oracle Developer
4 14 (13.59%) SOA Developer
4 14 (13.59%) Oracle Consultant
5 12 (11.65%) SOA Consultant
6 11 (10.68%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 11 (10.68%) Architect
7 9 (8.74%) Oracle SOA Architect
7 9 (8.74%) Oracle Architect
7 9 (8.74%) SOA Architect
8 8 (7.77%) Oracle SOA Consultant
9 7 (6.80%) Configuration Manager
9 7 (6.80%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.83%) Java Developer
10 6 (5.83%) Software Configuration Manager
10 6 (5.83%) Technical Leader
10 6 (5.83%) SOA Designer
10 6 (5.83%) Designer
10 6 (5.83%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (50.49%) Web Services
2 46 (44.66%) Middleware
3 39 (37.86%) Oracle Fusion
4 28 (27.18%) XML
5 21 (20.39%) J2EE
6 18 (17.48%) jQuery
7 16 (15.53%) SOAP
8 15 (14.56%) XSD
8 15 (14.56%) WSDL
9 14 (13.59%) Spring
10 12 (11.65%) HTML
11 11 (10.68%) XSLT
11 11 (10.68%) REST
12 10 (9.71%) EDI
12 10 (9.71%) JMS
13 7 (6.80%) XSL
13 7 (6.80%) JSF
13 7 (6.80%) Oracle ADF
14 6 (5.83%) Hibernate
14 6 (5.83%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.94%) Replication
2 2 (1.94%) W3C
3 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.97%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.65%) Linux
2 11 (10.68%) UNIX
3 6 (5.83%) Windows
4 5 (4.85%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (3.88%) Windows 2000
5 4 (3.88%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.97%) AIX
6 1 (0.97%) HPUX
6 1 (0.97%) Solaris
6 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (72.82%) SOA
2 15 (14.56%) BPMN
3 14 (13.59%) Configuration Management
4 12 (11.65%) UML
4 12 (11.65%) Software Engineering
5 11 (10.68%) Scrum
5 11 (10.68%) ERP
6 9 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (7.77%) Test Automation
7 8 (7.77%) EAI
7 8 (7.77%) B2B
8 7 (6.80%) OO
8 7 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.83%) Complex Event Processing
9 6 (5.83%) Automation Testing
10 5 (4.85%) DevOps
10 5 (4.85%) User Stories
10 5 (4.85%) ETL
10 5 (4.85%) ITIL
11 4 (3.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (47.57%) Java
2 35 (33.98%) SQL
3 16 (15.53%) PL/SQL
4 12 (11.65%) XQuery
5 10 (9.71%) XPath
6 8 (7.77%) Groovy
7 6 (5.83%) C
7 6 (5.83%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.85%) Python
8 5 (4.85%) C#
8 5 (4.85%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.88%) C++
10 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.97%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 15 (14.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.65%) DV Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) Degree
4 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.97%) ISEB
4 1 (0.97%) OCP
4 1 (0.97%) OCA
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
2 4 (3.88%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.91%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.94%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.97%) SLA
5 1 (0.97%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (11.65%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.97%) OCFS2
3 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (10.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (4.85%) Vagrant
2 5 (4.85%) Puppet
3 2 (1.94%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 100 (97.09%) Oracle
2 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.80%) Perforce
4 6 (5.83%) Siebel
5 5 (4.85%) BEA
6 4 (3.88%) hybris
6 4 (3.88%) IBM
6 4 (3.88%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.97%) Primavera
7 1 (0.97%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.97%) HP
7 1 (0.97%) Informatica
7 1 (0.97%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.97%) SAP
7 1 (0.97%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.97%) VMware