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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
Rank 563 537 524
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -13
Contract jobs citing BPEL 57 74 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 38
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £377
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +12.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 £443 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.38% +18.00%
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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -48 45 £475 +11.76% 9
London -14 14 £395 -5.38% 2
South East -8 9 £520 +54.07% 3
North West -20 8 £525 +5.00%
Scotland -4 7 £379 +4.48% 1
Hampshire -5 6 £450 +37.93% 2
Glasgow - 6 £410 -
City of London -10 5 £500 +53.84%
South Wales +4 4 £315 -
Wales 0 4 £315 -
Yorkshire -27 4 £438 +3.24% 1
East of England - 4 £458 - 1
East Midlands -1 3 - -
Newport - 3 £317 -
Lancashire - 3 £550 -
Surrey - 3 £520 - 1
Guildford - 3 £520 -
Preston - 3 £550 -
Liverpool -7 2 £500 -
Merseyside -10 2 £500 -
South West -22 2 £507 +12.66% 2
West Yorkshire -30 2 - - 1
Derbyshire - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 -
Wiltshire 0 1 - - 1
Bristol -3 1 £507 +26.75%
Swindon -4 1 - - 1
Leeds -29 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £525 - 1
Norwich - 1 £465 -

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 77 (71.96%) Oracle
2 69 (64.49%) SOA
3 54 (50.47%) Oracle Database
4 52 (48.60%) Java
5 50 (46.73%) Middleware
6 48 (44.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 45 (42.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 40 (37.38%) WebLogic
9 39 (36.45%) Oracle Service Bus
10 37 (34.58%) Oracle Fusion
11 34 (31.78%) Web Services
11 34 (31.78%) XML
12 29 (27.10%) SQL
13 26 (24.30%) Oracle BPM
14 23 (21.50%) SOAP
15 22 (20.56%) XSD
16 20 (18.69%) PL/SQL
17 19 (17.76%) Oracle BPEL
18 18 (16.82%) BPMN
18 18 (16.82%) WSDL
19 17 (15.89%) .NET
19 17 (15.89%) Security Cleared
19 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (14.02%) WebCenter
21 14 (13.08%) C#
22 13 (12.15%) Technical Architecture
23 12 (11.21%) HTML
23 12 (11.21%) J2EE
23 12 (11.21%) XSLT
24 11 (10.28%) C

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 45 (42.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 40 (37.38%) WebLogic
3 39 (36.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 19 (17.76%) Oracle BPEL
5 10 (9.35%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.67%) FileNet
6 5 (4.67%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (4.67%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (3.74%) JCAPS
8 3 (2.80%) AquaLogic
8 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.80%) IIS
8 3 (2.80%) JBoss
9 2 (1.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.93%) Mule
10 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (24.30%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (8.41%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (2.80%) AquaLogic BPM
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) Internet
2 3 (2.80%) Extranet
2 3 (2.80%) LDAP
2 3 (2.80%) SSL
3 2 (1.87%) SAN
3 2 (1.87%) HTTP
3 2 (1.87%) Firewall
4 1 (0.93%) NAS
4 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.93%) LAN
4 1 (0.93%) WAN
4 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (50.47%) Oracle Database
2 48 (44.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (7.48%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.48%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (6.54%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.61%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.74%) OLTP
7 4 (3.74%) TKPROF
8 3 (2.80%) MySQL
8 3 (2.80%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.87%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 10 (9.35%) Subversion
2 7 (6.54%) SoapUI
3 5 (4.67%) JIRA
4 4 (3.74%) Mercurial
4 4 (3.74%) Maven
4 4 (3.74%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (3.74%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.80%) JDeveloper
5 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.87%) VisualAge
6 2 (1.87%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 1 (0.93%) JMeter
7 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.93%) Selenium
7 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 11 (10.28%) Finance
2 7 (6.54%) Back Office
3 6 (5.61%) Retail
4 4 (3.74%) Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (41.12%) Developer
2 25 (23.36%) Oracle Developer
3 21 (19.63%) Consultant
4 19 (17.76%) Designer
5 17 (15.89%) SOA Designer
6 13 (12.15%) SOA Developer
6 13 (12.15%) Architect
7 11 (10.28%) Solutions Designer
8 8 (7.48%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (7.48%) Oracle Consultant
8 8 (7.48%) SOA Consultant
8 8 (7.48%) Oracle SOA Consultant
8 8 (7.48%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 7 (6.54%) Applications Support
10 6 (5.61%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Oracle Architect
11 5 (4.67%) SOA Architect
12 4 (3.74%) Applications Manager
12 4 (3.74%) Support Manager
12 4 (3.74%) Applications Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (46.73%) Middleware
2 37 (34.58%) Oracle Fusion
3 34 (31.78%) Web Services
3 34 (31.78%) XML
4 23 (21.50%) SOAP
5 22 (20.56%) XSD
6 18 (16.82%) WSDL
7 17 (15.89%) .NET
8 15 (14.02%) WebCenter
9 12 (11.21%) J2EE
9 12 (11.21%) HTML
9 12 (11.21%) XSLT
10 11 (10.28%) REST
11 9 (8.41%) jQuery
11 9 (8.41%) Java EE
12 8 (7.48%) Spring
13 6 (5.61%) CSS
13 6 (5.61%) JMS
13 6 (5.61%) CSS3
13 6 (5.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.67%) iPad
2 5 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.74%) Replication
3 4 (3.74%) W3C
4 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.87%) Data Conversion
4 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) User Experience
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.35%) UNIX
2 7 (6.54%) Linux
3 6 (5.61%) Windows
4 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (64.49%) SOA
2 18 (16.82%) BPMN
3 17 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.15%) Technical Architecture
5 11 (10.28%) Workflow
5 11 (10.28%) ERP
5 11 (10.28%) Data Modelling
6 10 (9.35%) UML
6 10 (9.35%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (8.41%) SDLC
7 9 (8.41%) E-Commerce
8 8 (7.48%) OO
8 8 (7.48%) Process Management
8 8 (7.48%) Scrum
8 8 (7.48%) Analytics
9 7 (6.54%) ITIL
10 6 (5.61%) OOD
10 6 (5.61%) MVC
10 6 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.61%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 52 (48.60%) Java
2 29 (27.10%) SQL
3 20 (18.69%) PL/SQL
4 14 (13.08%) C#
5 11 (10.28%) C
6 6 (5.61%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.67%) XPath
8 4 (3.74%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.80%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.93%) Python
10 1 (0.93%) XQuery
10 1 (0.93%) VB
10 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (15.89%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.28%) DV Cleared
3 7 (6.54%) Degree
4 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) QA
2 4 (3.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
3 1 (0.93%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (3.74%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle Flashback
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.93%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.93%) SCOM
4 1 (0.93%) Nagios
Vendors
1 77 (71.96%) Oracle
2 8 (7.48%) HP
3 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.61%) Cisco
5 5 (4.67%) webMethods
5 5 (4.67%) ArcSight
6 4 (3.74%) IBM
6 4 (3.74%) Juniper
6 4 (3.74%) BEA
7 3 (2.80%) CA
7 3 (2.80%) Websense
7 3 (2.80%) Blue Coat
7 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.80%) FireEye
7 3 (2.80%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.87%) Intel
9 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.93%) Google
9 1 (0.93%) SEEBURGER
9 1 (0.93%) VMware
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