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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
Rank 561 557 532
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Contract jobs citing BPEL 72 53 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.095% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 23 31
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £379 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
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
45685 42476 39076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.04% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29782 26353 24011
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1243 1161 1109
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +14 62 £475 +11.76% 20
London +10 19 £500 +5.26% 6
North West -22 12 £450 -
South West -7 10 £475 +11.76% 1
Yorkshire -26 10 £250 -39.39% 4
Wiltshire +11 8 £475 +11.76%
Swindon +4 8 £475 +11.76%
West Yorkshire -27 8 £245 -40.60% 4
Leeds -27 7 £245 -40.60% 3
Glasgow +11 6 £410 +9.33%
Scotland -9 6 £410 +9.33%
City of London +11 5 £525 +28.04% 3
South East -21 4 £525 +23.52% 7
East Midlands - 4 - -
Merseyside - 4 £535 -
Liverpool - 4 £535 -
Cheshire - 3 £423 -
Lancashire - 3 £550 -
Derbyshire - 3 - -
Preston - 3 £550 -
Hampshire 0 2 £525 +23.52% 2
West Wales - 2 £325 -
Carmarthenshire - 2 £325 -
Wales - 2 £325 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £550 -
Knutsford - 2 £423 -
Bristol -6 1 £507 +26.75%
Berkshire - 1 £525 - 3
Surrey - 1 £520 -
East of England - 1 £450 - 2

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 85 (70.83%) Oracle
2 81 (67.50%) SOA
3 60 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 57 (47.50%) Middleware
5 54 (45.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 47 (39.17%) Java
6 47 (39.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 45 (37.50%) SQL
8 44 (36.67%) XML
9 42 (35.00%) Oracle Fusion
9 42 (35.00%) Oracle Service Bus
10 41 (34.17%) Web Services
11 34 (28.33%) SOAP
11 34 (28.33%) WebLogic
12 30 (25.00%) PL/SQL
13 26 (21.67%) WSDL
14 25 (20.83%) XSD
15 23 (19.17%) XSLT
15 23 (19.17%) Workflow
16 22 (18.33%) Oracle BPM
17 21 (17.50%) Security Cleared
18 20 (16.67%) BPMN
19 19 (15.83%) REST
20 18 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
20 18 (15.00%) J2EE
20 18 (15.00%) HTML
21 17 (14.17%) Finance
21 17 (14.17%) Oracle Workflow
22 15 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
22 15 (12.50%) .NET

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 47 (39.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 42 (35.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 34 (28.33%) WebLogic
4 17 (14.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 13 (10.83%) Tomcat
6 11 (9.17%) Oracle BPEL
7 8 (6.67%) Apache
8 5 (4.17%) FileNet
9 4 (3.33%) WebSphere
10 3 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (2.50%) IIS
10 3 (2.50%) JBoss
11 2 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.67%) JCAPS
12 1 (0.83%) Mule
12 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (18.33%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (9.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) Internet
2 3 (2.50%) Extranet
2 3 (2.50%) SSL
3 2 (1.67%) SAN
3 2 (1.67%) HTTP
3 2 (1.67%) Firewall
4 1 (0.83%) NAS
4 1 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.83%) LDAP
4 1 (0.83%) LAN
4 1 (0.83%) WAN
4 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 54 (45.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (9.17%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.83%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (5.83%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.83%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.50%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.67%) MySQL
9 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.67%) OLTP
9 2 (1.67%) TKPROF
10 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.83%) InterBase
10 1 (0.83%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 13 (10.83%) JDeveloper
2 8 (6.67%) Subversion
3 7 (5.83%) SoapUI
4 5 (4.17%) JIRA
5 4 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.33%) VisualAge
5 4 (3.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 4 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.50%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.50%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.67%) jMock
7 2 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.67%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.67%) JBehave
7 2 (1.67%) Mockito
8 1 (0.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.83%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.83%) Selenium
8 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (14.17%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Back Office
3 8 (6.67%) Banking
4 6 (5.00%) Retail
5 4 (3.33%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (35.83%) Developer
2 28 (23.33%) Consultant
3 20 (16.67%) Designer
4 18 (15.00%) SOA Designer
4 18 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
5 15 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
5 15 (12.50%) Architect
6 12 (10.00%) SOA Consultant
7 11 (9.17%) SOA Developer
7 11 (9.17%) Oracle SOA Consultant
7 11 (9.17%) Solutions Designer
8 10 (8.33%) Analyst
9 8 (6.67%) Applications Support
9 8 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 7 (5.83%) Java Developer
11 6 (5.00%) Support Manager
11 6 (5.00%) Support Analyst
11 6 (5.00%) SOA Architect
11 6 (5.00%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (47.50%) Middleware
2 44 (36.67%) XML
3 42 (35.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 41 (34.17%) Web Services
5 34 (28.33%) SOAP
6 26 (21.67%) WSDL
7 25 (20.83%) XSD
8 23 (19.17%) XSLT
9 19 (15.83%) REST
10 18 (15.00%) HTML
10 18 (15.00%) J2EE
11 15 (12.50%) .NET
12 14 (11.67%) JMS
12 14 (11.67%) WebCenter
13 12 (10.00%) Spring
14 10 (8.33%) jQuery
15 8 (6.67%) Java EE
15 8 (6.67%) XSL
15 8 (6.67%) JDBC
16 7 (5.83%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.17%) iPad
3 4 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.67%) W3C
4 2 (1.67%) Replication
4 2 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
5 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.67%) Linux
2 10 (8.33%) UNIX
3 8 (6.67%) Windows
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.83%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (67.50%) SOA
2 23 (19.17%) Workflow
3 20 (16.67%) BPMN
4 15 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (11.67%) ERP
6 13 (10.83%) UML
7 11 (9.17%) OO
7 11 (9.17%) B2B
7 11 (9.17%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (8.33%) Process Management
9 9 (7.50%) E-Commerce
10 7 (5.83%) Scrum
10 7 (5.83%) EAI
10 7 (5.83%) Business Analysis
10 7 (5.83%) Use Case
10 7 (5.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.00%) Line Management
11 6 (5.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (39.17%) Java
2 45 (37.50%) SQL
3 30 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 13 (10.83%) C#
5 12 (10.00%) C
6 10 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.33%) XQuery
7 9 (7.50%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.50%) XPath
9 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.83%) Python
10 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.83%) Delphi
10 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.83%) Degree
5 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) vSphere
3 1 (0.83%) vCloud
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 11 (9.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.67%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (1.67%) CA LISA
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle Flashback
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.83%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.83%) SCOM
3 1 (0.83%) Nagios
Vendors
1 85 (70.83%) Oracle
2 9 (7.50%) Informatica
3 8 (6.67%) HP
4 6 (5.00%) Siebel
4 6 (5.00%) Cisco
4 6 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.17%) webMethods
5 5 (4.17%) ArcSight
6 4 (3.33%) Juniper
7 3 (2.50%) IBM
7 3 (2.50%) CA
7 3 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.50%) FireEye
7 3 (2.50%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.50%) Websense
7 3 (2.50%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.67%) Intel
9 1 (0.83%) BEA
9 1 (0.83%) SAP
9 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
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