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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
Rank 573 531 514
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -17
Contract jobs citing BPEL 46 70 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 38
Average daily rate £475 £397 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.57% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £340 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £409 £355
% change year-on-year
+16.27% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -

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
41710 39321 37141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.10% 77.61% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27291 25151 22514
Average daily rate £425 £422 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1208 1037 1128
Average hourly rate £39.31 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.17% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 25 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 5 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -24 44 £475 +17.42% 2
West Midlands -3 16 £500 +28.28%
London -17 11 £425 +14.86%
North West -20 6 £475 +8.57%
East of England +3 4 - - 1
South West +2 3 £475 -13.63%
Hampshire -2 3 £475 +33.80%
South East -13 3 £475 +27.94% 1
Manchester -14 3 £375 -
Wiltshire -1 2 - -
St Albans - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 £495 -
Merseyside - 2 £495 -
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
City of London +38 1 - -
Wales -6 1 - -
South Wales -9 1 - -
Cardiff -13 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £475 -
Cheltenham - 1 £475 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 97 (87.39%) Oracle
2 88 (79.28%) SOA
3 60 (54.05%) Oracle Database
4 49 (44.14%) XML
5 48 (43.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 46 (41.44%) Middleware
7 44 (39.64%) SQL
8 43 (38.74%) Java
9 42 (37.84%) Web Services
9 42 (37.84%) Oracle Database 11g
10 41 (36.94%) Oracle Fusion
11 38 (34.23%) SOAP
12 33 (29.73%) WSDL
13 32 (28.83%) WebLogic
14 30 (27.03%) XSD
14 30 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
14 30 (27.03%) Oracle Service Bus
15 29 (26.13%) Oracle EBS
16 27 (24.32%) PL/SQL
16 27 (24.32%) Oracle BPM
17 26 (23.42%) J2EE
17 26 (23.42%) XSLT
17 26 (23.42%) Security Cleared
18 24 (21.62%) JDeveloper
19 23 (20.72%) Oracle ADF
19 23 (20.72%) REST
20 22 (19.82%) Oracle Workflow
20 22 (19.82%) Workflow
21 21 (18.92%) ETL
22 20 (18.02%) B2B

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 48 (43.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 32 (28.83%) WebLogic
3 30 (27.03%) Oracle Service Bus
4 22 (19.82%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (7.21%) Oracle BPEL
5 8 (7.21%) Tomcat
6 7 (6.31%) WebSphere
7 6 (5.41%) Apache
8 5 (4.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (2.70%) JBoss
9 3 (2.70%) NetWeaver
9 3 (2.70%) WebSphere Process Server
10 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.90%) JCAPS
10 1 (0.90%) Liferay
10 1 (0.90%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (26.13%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (24.32%) Oracle BPM
3 16 (14.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (9.01%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (6.31%) HFM
6 5 (4.50%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (2.70%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (2.70%) SAP ERP
8 2 (1.80%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) FTP
1 3 (2.70%) HTTP
1 3 (2.70%) Internet
2 2 (1.80%) SSL
2 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.90%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.90%) Firewall
3 1 (0.90%) LAN
3 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (54.05%) Oracle Database
2 42 (37.84%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (17.12%) Oracle Database 12c
4 14 (12.61%) Oracle ODI
5 12 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (9.91%) MongoDB
6 11 (9.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
7 9 (8.11%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (7.21%) Oracle BI EE
8 8 (7.21%) PowerCenter
9 7 (6.31%) Essbase
10 5 (4.50%) DB2
11 3 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (2.70%) SAP HANA
12 2 (1.80%) OLTP
12 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.90%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 24 (21.62%) JDeveloper
2 12 (10.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 11 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (9.91%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.60%) JUnit
5 3 (2.70%) JIRA
5 3 (2.70%) Log4j
5 3 (2.70%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.80%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.80%) JBehave
6 2 (1.80%) jMock
6 2 (1.80%) Mockito
6 2 (1.80%) Subversion
6 2 (1.80%) VisualAge
6 2 (1.80%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 1 (0.90%) Ant
7 1 (0.90%) JMeter
7 1 (0.90%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (18.02%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Banking
2 6 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.80%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.80%) Retail
3 2 (1.80%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.90%) Back Office
4 1 (0.90%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 47 (42.34%) Developer
2 27 (24.32%) Oracle Developer
3 26 (23.42%) Architect
4 25 (22.52%) Consultant
5 19 (17.12%) SOA Developer
6 18 (16.22%) Oracle Consultant
6 18 (16.22%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 14 (12.61%) SOA Consultant
8 13 (11.71%) Oracle Architect
8 13 (11.71%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (10.81%) Oracle SOA Consultant
10 11 (9.91%) Integration Architect
11 10 (9.01%) Data Architect
12 9 (8.11%) Data Integration Architect
13 8 (7.21%) Oracle SOA Architect
13 8 (7.21%) SOA Architect
14 7 (6.31%) WebCenter Developer
15 6 (5.41%) Analyst
15 6 (5.41%) Applications Developer
15 6 (5.41%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (44.14%) XML
2 46 (41.44%) Middleware
3 42 (37.84%) Web Services
4 41 (36.94%) Oracle Fusion
5 38 (34.23%) SOAP
6 33 (29.73%) WSDL
7 30 (27.03%) XSD
8 26 (23.42%) J2EE
8 26 (23.42%) XSLT
9 23 (20.72%) Oracle ADF
9 23 (20.72%) REST
10 19 (17.12%) WebCenter
11 12 (10.81%) EDI
11 12 (10.81%) JMS
11 12 (10.81%) WCF
12 11 (9.91%) AppFabric
12 11 (9.91%) EJB
12 11 (9.91%) MDX
12 11 (9.91%) MSMQ
12 11 (9.91%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Data Integration
2 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.60%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.60%) Clustering
4 3 (2.70%) User Experience
5 2 (1.80%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.90%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.90%) Replication
6 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.90%) W3C
6 1 (0.90%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.32%) Windows
2 12 (10.81%) Windows Server
3 11 (9.91%) Linux
4 9 (8.11%) Unix
5 1 (0.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (79.28%) SOA
2 30 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (19.82%) Workflow
4 21 (18.92%) ETL
5 20 (18.02%) B2B
6 19 (17.12%) ERP
7 18 (16.22%) BPMN
8 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (14.41%) Data Management
10 14 (12.61%) Waterfall
11 13 (11.71%) CRM
12 12 (10.81%) Process Management
12 12 (10.81%) SDLC
13 11 (9.91%) B2C
13 11 (9.91%) Case Management
13 11 (9.91%) Data Modelling
14 10 (9.01%) API Integration
14 10 (9.01%) UML
15 9 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (7.21%) OO
Programming Languages
1 44 (39.64%) SQL
2 43 (38.74%) Java
3 27 (24.32%) PL/SQL
4 18 (16.22%) Shell Script
5 17 (15.32%) XQuery
6 14 (12.61%) XPath
7 11 (9.91%) PowerShell
8 8 (7.21%) JavaScript
9 7 (6.31%) C#
10 5 (4.50%) C
11 3 (2.70%) ABAP
12 2 (1.80%) Jython
12 2 (1.80%) Korn
13 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (23.42%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.32%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.11%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.81%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.60%) QA
3 2 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.80%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) Control-M
2 9 (8.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.80%) CA LISA
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.90%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 97 (87.39%) Oracle
2 18 (16.22%) Informatica
3 11 (9.91%) IBM
3 11 (9.91%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.31%) Hyperion
4 7 (6.31%) JD Edwards
4 7 (6.31%) Siebel
5 3 (2.70%) Endeca
5 3 (2.70%) SAP
6 2 (1.80%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.80%) webMethods
7 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.90%) Cisco
7 1 (0.90%) F5
7 1 (0.90%) HP
7 1 (0.90%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.90%) Nokia
7 1 (0.90%) OpenText
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