The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
Rank 519 510 489
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -21
Contract jobs citing BPEL 71 60 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 61
Average daily rate
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£425 £380 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.98% -15.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40540 37166 40747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.91% 70.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25134 22527 23434
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1072 1446
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £46.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 24 July 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 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 24 July 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 -4 65 £425 +7.93% 8
London +9 24 £418 -16.50% 4
South West -20 16 £450 +5.88% 1
Yorkshire -4 7 £424 +13.00% 2
South East -9 7 £338 -32.50%
West Yorkshire - 7 £424 - 2
City of London +25 6 £325 -31.57% 2
Leeds - 5 £435 -
East Midlands +6 4 £500 - 1
West Midlands - 4 - -
Hampshire - 4 £326 -
Berkshire - 3 £520 -
Scotland - 2 £363 -
Wiltshire -10 1 £425 -
Bristol - 1 £400 - 1
Croydon - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 106 (92.17%) Oracle
2 84 (73.04%) SOA
3 60 (52.17%) Web Services
4 57 (49.57%) Middleware
5 50 (43.48%) Oracle Fusion
6 46 (40.00%) Java
6 46 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
6 46 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
7 45 (39.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 44 (38.26%) Oracle Database
9 39 (33.91%) SQL
10 38 (33.04%) Oracle Database 11g
11 33 (28.70%) WebLogic
12 27 (23.48%) Oracle EBS
13 26 (22.61%) XML
14 22 (19.13%) PL/SQL
15 19 (16.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 19 (16.52%) J2EE
15 19 (16.52%) Scrum
16 18 (15.65%) BPMN
16 18 (15.65%) Linux
17 17 (14.78%) XSLT
18 16 (13.91%) SOAP
18 16 (13.91%) XQuery
18 16 (13.91%) Finance
18 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared
18 16 (13.91%) jQuery
19 15 (13.04%) XSD
20 14 (12.17%) Oracle BPEL
20 14 (12.17%) Complex Event Processing

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 46 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 45 (39.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 33 (28.70%) WebLogic
4 14 (12.17%) Oracle BPEL
5 8 (6.96%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (5.22%) WebSphere
6 6 (5.22%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (4.35%) AquaLogic
8 4 (3.48%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.61%) Oracle 10gAS
9 3 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.74%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.74%) WebSphere Process Server
11 1 (0.87%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.87%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.87%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.87%) JCAPS
11 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.87%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) MS Office
1 5 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 46 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
2 27 (23.48%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (5.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (3.48%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.87%) AquaLogic BPM
6 1 (0.87%) HFM
6 1 (0.87%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.57%) Internet
2 10 (8.70%) FTP
3 8 (6.96%) HTTP
4 3 (2.61%) LDAP
5 2 (1.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (38.26%) Oracle Database
2 38 (33.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (10.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (6.09%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (6.09%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.48%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.74%) MySQL
8 2 (1.74%) OLTP
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (1.74%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.74%) Essbase
8 2 (1.74%) TKPROF
8 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.87%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 12 (10.43%) JDeveloper
1 12 (10.43%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.57%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 10 (8.70%) Hudson
4 6 (5.22%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (5.22%) Ant
4 6 (5.22%) Subversion
5 5 (4.35%) Maven
6 3 (2.61%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.74%) JIRA
7 2 (1.74%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.87%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.87%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.87%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.87%) Lombardi
8 1 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.87%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (13.91%) Finance
2 3 (2.61%) Retail
3 1 (0.87%) Games
3 1 (0.87%) Dutch Language
3 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.87%) Publishing
3 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (36.52%) Developer
2 22 (19.13%) Oracle Developer
3 21 (18.26%) Consultant
4 17 (14.78%) SOA Developer
5 16 (13.91%) Oracle Consultant
6 15 (13.04%) Architect
7 14 (12.17%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 12 (10.43%) SOA Architect
8 12 (10.43%) SOA Consultant
8 12 (10.43%) Oracle Architect
8 12 (10.43%) Oracle SOA Architect
9 8 (6.96%) Oracle SOA Consultant
10 7 (6.09%) Technical Leader
11 6 (5.22%) Analyst
12 5 (4.35%) SOA Designer
12 5 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
12 5 (4.35%) Designer
12 5 (4.35%) DBA
12 5 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
12 5 (4.35%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (52.17%) Web Services
2 57 (49.57%) Middleware
3 50 (43.48%) Oracle Fusion
4 26 (22.61%) XML
5 19 (16.52%) J2EE
6 17 (14.78%) XSLT
7 16 (13.91%) SOAP
7 16 (13.91%) jQuery
8 15 (13.04%) XSD
9 13 (11.30%) REST
10 12 (10.43%) JMS
11 11 (9.57%) WebCenter
11 11 (9.57%) WSDL
12 10 (8.70%) EDI
12 10 (8.70%) Spring
13 8 (6.96%) HTML
14 7 (6.09%) Oracle ADF
15 6 (5.22%) Java EE
16 5 (4.35%) CSS
17 4 (3.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.74%) W3C
2 2 (1.74%) Replication
3 1 (0.87%) Taxonomies
3 1 (0.87%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.65%) Linux
2 11 (9.57%) UNIX
3 6 (5.22%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (2.61%) Windows
5 2 (1.74%) AIX
6 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.87%) HPUX
6 1 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (73.04%) SOA
2 19 (16.52%) Scrum
3 18 (15.65%) BPMN
4 14 (12.17%) Complex Event Processing
5 13 (11.30%) ERP
6 12 (10.43%) Configuration Management
7 11 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.83%) Test Automation
9 9 (7.83%) UML
10 8 (6.96%) EAI
10 8 (6.96%) B2B
10 8 (6.96%) Change Management
10 8 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.96%) Migration
10 8 (6.96%) Workflow
11 7 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.09%) CRM
12 6 (5.22%) Data Migration
13 5 (4.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 46 (40.00%) Java
2 39 (33.91%) SQL
3 22 (19.13%) PL/SQL
4 16 (13.91%) XQuery
5 10 (8.70%) XPath
6 8 (6.96%) Groovy
7 7 (6.09%) C#
8 6 (5.22%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.48%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.61%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.87%) Ruby
11 1 (0.87%) C
11 1 (0.87%) Python
11 1 (0.87%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.83%) Degree
2 9 (7.83%) DV Cleared
3 8 (6.96%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (2.61%) OCP
5 2 (1.74%) ISEB
5 2 (1.74%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.87%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) QA
2 4 (3.48%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.61%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.74%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.87%) HL7
5 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.43%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.87%) OCFS2
3 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.87%) vSphere
3 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (16.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (4.35%) Puppet
2 5 (4.35%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.74%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 106 (92.17%) Oracle
2 7 (6.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.22%) Siebel
3 6 (5.22%) IBM
4 5 (4.35%) Perforce
5 4 (3.48%) Hyperion
5 4 (3.48%) BEA
6 3 (2.61%) HP
6 3 (2.61%) JBoss
7 1 (0.87%) Intalio
7 1 (0.87%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.87%) VMware
7 1 (0.87%) Primavera
7 1 (0.87%) Sun
7 1 (0.87%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.87%) Informatica
7 1 (0.87%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.87%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.87%) SAP
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