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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
Rank 547 555 436
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -119
Contract jobs citing BPEL 50 44 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.081% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 61
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £245 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
42497 40723 35069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.35% 74.75% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26510 25396 20908
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1148 1061
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +9 45 £450 +38.46% 8
London -14 17 £413 +50.00% 3
North West -14 8 £450 - 1
South East -14 8 £450 +38.46% 1
Hampshire -8 4 £450 +38.46%
West Midlands - 4 £475 -
Yorkshire -24 3 £438 - 2
City of London +6 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire -10 2 £450 -
Surrey - 2 £450 -
Warwickshire - 2 £438 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £500 -
Manchester - 2 £375 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £500 -
Birmingham - 2 £513 -
Guildford - 2 £450 -
Leeds - 2 £450 -
Wiltshire +6 1 £600 +33.33% 1
Scotland 0 1 £450 +24.13%
Glasgow -2 1 £450 -
Liverpool -10 1 - -
South West -11 1 £600 +33.33% 1
Merseyside -15 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £450 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 £450 -

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 92 (80.70%) Oracle
2 74 (64.91%) SOA
3 60 (52.63%) Java
4 57 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 47 (41.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 46 (40.35%) WebLogic
7 45 (39.47%) Middleware
8 41 (35.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 36 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (29.82%) XML
11 31 (27.19%) SQL
12 30 (26.32%) Oracle Fusion
12 30 (26.32%) Oracle Service Bus
13 29 (25.44%) Oracle BPM
14 28 (24.56%) Oracle BPEL
15 25 (21.93%) WSDL
16 24 (21.05%) .NET
17 23 (20.18%) J2EE
17 23 (20.18%) SOAP
18 22 (19.30%) Web Services
18 22 (19.30%) XSD
18 22 (19.30%) UML
19 19 (16.67%) PL/SQL
19 19 (16.67%) Scrum
20 17 (14.91%) Java EE
20 17 (14.91%) C#
20 17 (14.91%) Data Modelling
21 16 (14.04%) Linux
21 16 (14.04%) Subversion
22 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 46 (40.35%) WebLogic
2 41 (35.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 30 (26.32%) Oracle Service Bus
4 28 (24.56%) Oracle BPEL
5 10 (8.77%) Tomcat
6 9 (7.89%) WebSphere
7 6 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (4.39%) AquaLogic
9 4 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (2.63%) IIS
11 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.75%) CICS
11 2 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (1.75%) JCAPS
12 1 (0.88%) FileNet
12 1 (0.88%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.88%) JBoss
12 1 (0.88%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (25.44%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (8.77%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (4.39%) AquaLogic BPM
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.75%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) SaaS
1 2 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) LDAP
1 5 (4.39%) Internet
2 4 (3.51%) Firewall
3 3 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (2.63%) LAN
3 3 (2.63%) WAN
3 3 (2.63%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.75%) SAN
5 1 (0.88%) SSL
5 1 (0.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 47 (41.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (8.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (7.89%) MySQL
4 9 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (7.02%) Relational Database
6 7 (6.14%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (6.14%) OLTP
7 5 (4.39%) TKPROF
8 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.75%) DB2
11 1 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (14.04%) Subversion
2 14 (12.28%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.02%) Maven
4 6 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.39%) Mercurial
5 5 (4.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.63%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.75%) Hudson
7 2 (1.75%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.88%) Gradle
8 1 (0.88%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.88%) JConsole
8 1 (0.88%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.88%) Ant
8 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.88%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (10.53%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Banking
3 3 (2.63%) Retail
4 2 (1.75%) International Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.88%) Welsh Language
5 1 (0.88%) Billing
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (47.37%) Developer
2 29 (25.44%) Oracle Developer
3 24 (21.05%) Architect
4 20 (17.54%) SOA Developer
5 13 (11.40%) Consultant
6 12 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 10 (8.77%) Designer
7 10 (8.77%) Technical Architect
7 10 (8.77%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.77%) SOA Architect
8 9 (7.89%) Applications Support
8 9 (7.89%) SOA Designer
9 8 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (6.14%) Oracle Architect
11 5 (4.39%) Middleware Developer
11 5 (4.39%) Applications Consultant
11 5 (4.39%) Solutions Designer
11 5 (4.39%) Support Consultant
11 5 (4.39%) Analyst
11 5 (4.39%) Applications Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (39.47%) Middleware
2 34 (29.82%) XML
3 30 (26.32%) Oracle Fusion
4 25 (21.93%) WSDL
5 24 (21.05%) .NET
6 23 (20.18%) J2EE
6 23 (20.18%) SOAP
7 22 (19.30%) Web Services
7 22 (19.30%) XSD
8 17 (14.91%) Java EE
9 10 (8.77%) REST
10 9 (7.89%) HTML
10 9 (7.89%) XSLT
11 8 (7.02%) Java SE
12 7 (6.14%) Java ME
12 7 (6.14%) J2ME
12 7 (6.14%) J2SE
12 7 (6.14%) JDBC
13 5 (4.39%) JMS
13 5 (4.39%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.02%) Mainframe
3 7 (6.14%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (4.39%) W3C
4 5 (4.39%) Replication
5 3 (2.63%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.75%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.75%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.88%) FMCG
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.88%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.88%) GIS
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.04%) Linux
2 14 (12.28%) UNIX
3 11 (9.65%) Windows
4 8 (7.02%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.75%) AIX
8 1 (0.88%) Solaris
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (64.91%) SOA
2 36 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (19.30%) UML
4 19 (16.67%) Scrum
5 17 (14.91%) Data Modelling
6 14 (12.28%) Service Delivery
6 14 (12.28%) Software Engineering
7 13 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (11.40%) Test Automation
8 12 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 12 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
8 12 (10.53%) Configuration Management
8 12 (10.53%) Analytics
9 11 (9.65%) ITIL
10 10 (8.77%) ETL
10 10 (8.77%) BPMN
11 8 (7.02%) Release Management
11 8 (7.02%) ERP
11 8 (7.02%) TOGAF
12 7 (6.14%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 60 (52.63%) Java
2 31 (27.19%) SQL
3 19 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 17 (14.91%) C#
5 8 (7.02%) C
6 6 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.39%) XPath
7 5 (4.39%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.88%) VBA
9 1 (0.88%) Python
9 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.28%) DV Cleared
3 8 (7.02%) Degree
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.40%) QA
2 5 (4.39%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.75%) HL7
3 2 (1.75%) COBIT
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (12.28%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.39%) Oracle Clusterware
3 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.88%) vSphere
4 1 (0.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (6.14%) Puppet
2 7 (6.14%) Vagrant
3 6 (5.26%) Data Guard
3 6 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (4.39%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.88%) SCOM
5 1 (0.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 92 (80.70%) Oracle
2 11 (9.65%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.77%) IBM
4 5 (4.39%) BEA
4 5 (4.39%) webMethods
5 4 (3.51%) HP
5 4 (3.51%) Cisco
6 3 (2.63%) Nokia
6 3 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.63%) F5
7 2 (1.75%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.75%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.75%) SAP
8 1 (0.88%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.88%) ESRI
8 1 (0.88%) VMware
8 1 (0.88%) Google
8 1 (0.88%) ArcSight
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