The table below looks at the statistics for BPEL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BPEL over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
Rank 609 564 564
Rank change year-on-year
-45 0
Contract jobs citing BPEL 34 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.085% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 26
Median daily rate £463 £450 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £368 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £419
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
43918 42992 41426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.89% 79.31% 77.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29200 27357 26190
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1216 1225
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

BPEL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing BPEL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPEL within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 32 £463 +2.77% 9
North West -6 16 £500 +5.26%
Liverpool +9 9 £368 -26.40%
Merseyside +2 9 £368 -26.40%
London +3 4 £450 +13.92% 4
Manchester -13 4 £500 -
North Yorkshire +10 3 £450 +5.88%
Yorkshire +1 3 £450 +5.88% 1
Hampshire -4 3 £441 -1.94%
South East -29 3 £441 -1.94% 4
Aldershot +6 2 £400 -11.11%
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
Warwickshire -7 1 - -
West Midlands -19 1 - -
Hook - 1 £483 -

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BPEL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BPEL.

1 60 (82.19%) Oracle
2 57 (78.08%) SOA
3 44 (60.27%) Oracle Database
4 30 (41.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 30 (41.10%) Oracle Service Bus
5 29 (39.73%) WebLogic
6 27 (36.99%) Middleware
7 25 (34.25%) Web Services
7 25 (34.25%) XML
8 24 (32.88%) Oracle Fusion
9 23 (31.51%) SOAP
9 23 (31.51%) Java
10 20 (27.40%) Oracle BPM
11 19 (26.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 19 (26.03%) WSDL
12 18 (24.66%) XSD
12 18 (24.66%) Security Cleared
13 17 (23.29%) Oracle Database 12c
13 17 (23.29%) Business Activity Monitoring
14 16 (21.92%) SC Cleared
15 15 (20.55%) Oracle ADF
16 14 (19.18%) JDeveloper
16 14 (19.18%) BPMN
16 14 (19.18%) WebCenter
17 13 (17.81%) SQL
18 11 (15.07%) B2B
19 10 (13.70%) Oracle EBS
19 10 (13.70%) Oracle EBS R12
20 9 (12.33%) Data Quality
20 9 (12.33%) Case Management

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (41.10%) Oracle Service Bus
2 29 (39.73%) WebLogic
3 19 (26.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (12.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (5.48%) Oracle BPEL
6 3 (4.11%) NetWeaver
6 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.74%) JCAPS
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.37%) Mule
8 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (27.40%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (13.70%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (13.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (6.85%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 5 (6.85%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (4.11%) SAP ERP
5 2 (2.74%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) FTP
2 2 (2.74%) Firewall
2 2 (2.74%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) Internet
2 2 (2.74%) SSL
2 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (60.27%) Oracle Database
2 30 (41.10%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (23.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (12.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 7 (9.59%) PowerCenter
6 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (4.11%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (4.11%) SAP HANA
8 2 (2.74%) DB2
8 2 (2.74%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) JDeveloper
2 5 (6.85%) PeopleTools
3 4 (5.48%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.74%) JIRA
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.37%) Ant
6 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.74%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (46.58%) Developer
2 23 (31.51%) Oracle Developer
3 21 (28.77%) Consultant
3 21 (28.77%) SOA Developer
4 20 (27.40%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 14 (19.18%) Oracle Consultant
6 9 (12.33%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 9 (12.33%) SOA Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) Architect
7 5 (6.85%) Designer
7 5 (6.85%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.48%) SOA Designer
8 4 (5.48%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (5.48%) webMethods Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Administrator
9 3 (4.11%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.11%) DBA
9 3 (4.11%) Integration Developer
9 3 (4.11%) SOA Solution Designer
9 3 (4.11%) WebCenter Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.99%) Middleware
2 25 (34.25%) Web Services
2 25 (34.25%) XML
3 24 (32.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 23 (31.51%) SOAP
5 19 (26.03%) WSDL
6 18 (24.66%) XSD
7 15 (20.55%) Oracle ADF
8 14 (19.18%) WebCenter
9 9 (12.33%) JMS
10 8 (10.96%) REST
11 7 (9.59%) JMX
12 6 (8.22%) J2EE
12 6 (8.22%) XSLT
13 3 (4.11%) BAPI
13 3 (4.11%) JSF
13 3 (4.11%) SAP Fiori
13 3 (4.11%) SAP PI
13 3 (4.11%) SAPUI5
14 2 (2.74%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.11%) User Experience
2 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.74%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.74%) DataPower
2 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.37%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) AIX
1 1 (1.37%) Linux
1 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (78.08%) SOA
2 17 (23.29%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 14 (19.18%) BPMN
4 11 (15.07%) B2B
5 9 (12.33%) Case Management
5 9 (12.33%) Data Management
5 9 (12.33%) ETL
5 9 (12.33%) Workflow
6 8 (10.96%) ERP
7 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.22%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.22%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.85%) CRM
9 5 (6.85%) Functional Testing
9 5 (6.85%) System Testing
9 5 (6.85%) Time Management
9 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.48%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.51%) Java
2 13 (17.81%) SQL
3 7 (9.59%) XPath
3 7 (9.59%) XQuery
4 5 (6.85%) PeopleCode
4 5 (6.85%) PL/SQL
4 5 (6.85%) SQR
5 3 (4.11%) ABAP
5 3 (4.11%) C
6 2 (2.74%) C#
6 2 (2.74%) Jython
6 2 (2.74%) Korn
7 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (24.66%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.92%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) Degree
4 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 60 (82.19%) Oracle
2 9 (12.33%) Informatica
3 7 (9.59%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (6.85%) IBM
5 4 (5.48%) SAP
5 4 (5.48%) webMethods
6 2 (2.74%) F5
7 1 (1.37%) HP
7 1 (1.37%) MuleSoft