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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
UK
Rank 560 588 550
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -38
Contract jobs citing BPEL 35 40 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.077% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.093% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 32
Median daily rate £500 £475 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +19.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £425 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £409
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median 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
37558 43101 41682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 82.82% 79.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24946 28188 26403
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 952 1185 1115
Median hourly rate £35.75 £38.05 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPEL within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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 +37 35 £500 +5.26% 4
South East +38 20 £513 +7.89%
Oxfordshire - 17 £525 -
Oxford - 13 £525 -
London +15 8 £525 +23.52% 2
Hertfordshire +5 4 £463 -
East of England +4 4 £463 -
Reading - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
North West +25 1 £338 -20.58% 1
South West +9 1 £320 -32.63% 1
St Albans +6 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 £338 -
Guildford - 1 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £338 -
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Bristol - 1 £320 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £400 -

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 50 (64.94%) Java
2 45 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (55.84%) SQL
4 41 (53.25%) Spring
5 40 (51.95%) BPMN
6 38 (49.35%) WebSphere
7 36 (46.75%) Oracle
8 35 (45.45%) Java EE
9 34 (44.16%) JUnit
10 31 (40.26%) SOA
11 29 (37.66%) JBoss
11 29 (37.66%) TDD
11 29 (37.66%) WebSphere Process Server
11 29 (37.66%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 28 (36.36%) Jenkins
13 26 (33.77%) DevOps
13 26 (33.77%) Maven
13 26 (33.77%) Migration
13 26 (33.77%) Scrum
14 24 (31.17%) SOAP
14 24 (31.17%) Cucumber
15 23 (29.87%) GitHub
15 23 (29.87%) Mockito
15 23 (29.87%) Unit Testing
15 23 (29.87%) WebSphere Application Server
15 23 (29.87%) Pair Programming
16 22 (28.57%) WebLogic
17 21 (27.27%) Oracle Database
18 20 (25.97%) Web Services

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 38 (49.35%) WebSphere
2 29 (37.66%) JBoss
2 29 (37.66%) WebSphere Process Server
3 28 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 23 (29.87%) WebSphere Application Server
5 22 (28.57%) WebLogic
6 16 (20.78%) Oracle Service Bus
7 11 (14.29%) Alfresco
8 10 (12.99%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (6.49%) Oracle BPEL
10 3 (3.90%) Drupal
11 2 (2.60%) Apache
11 2 (2.60%) GlassFish
11 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
11 2 (2.60%) WebLogic Integration
11 2 (2.60%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (1.30%) Confluence
12 1 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (1.30%) NetWeaver
12 1 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle BPM
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.30%) Eloqua
4 1 (1.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (29.87%) GitHub
2 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) HTTP
2 4 (5.19%) SSL
3 2 (2.60%) SMTP
4 1 (1.30%) FTP
4 1 (1.30%) Internet
4 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 14 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (11.69%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.79%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (7.79%) SQLPlus
5 5 (6.49%) DB2
6 4 (5.19%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.30%) Essbase
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.30%) SAP HANA
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (44.16%) JUnit
2 28 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 26 (33.77%) Maven
4 24 (31.17%) Cucumber
5 23 (29.87%) Mockito
6 8 (10.39%) SoapUI
7 6 (7.79%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
8 5 (6.49%) JDeveloper
9 4 (5.19%) Selenium
10 3 (3.90%) JIRA
11 2 (2.60%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.60%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (2.60%) Mocha
11 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
11 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.30%) Ant
12 1 (1.30%) Hudson
General
1 18 (23.38%) Publishing
2 5 (6.49%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Advertising
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Prime Brokerage
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (79.22%) Developer
2 26 (33.77%) Java Developer
3 17 (22.08%) Oracle Developer
4 14 (18.18%) SOA Developer
5 12 (15.58%) Java Engineer
5 12 (15.58%) Software Developer
6 11 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 11 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
6 11 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
6 11 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 11 (14.29%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (6.49%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Middleware Developer
9 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL Developer
9 4 (5.19%) WebLogic Developer
10 3 (3.90%) BPM Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (53.25%) Spring
2 35 (45.45%) Java EE
3 24 (31.17%) SOAP
4 20 (25.97%) Web Services
5 19 (24.68%) Middleware
5 19 (24.68%) Oracle Fusion
6 15 (19.48%) XML
7 13 (16.88%) WSDL
8 10 (12.99%) JMS
9 9 (11.69%) J2EE
9 9 (11.69%) XSD
10 8 (10.39%) REST
10 8 (10.39%) RESTful
11 7 (9.09%) Ajax
11 7 (9.09%) XSLT
12 6 (7.79%) CSS
12 6 (7.79%) EJB
12 6 (7.79%) Hibernate
12 6 (7.79%) HTML
12 6 (7.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) User Experience
2 2 (2.60%) Clustering
2 2 (2.60%) DataPower
2 2 (2.60%) Derivative
2 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (51.95%) BPMN
3 31 (40.26%) SOA
4 29 (37.66%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (37.66%) TDD
5 26 (33.77%) DevOps
5 26 (33.77%) Migration
5 26 (33.77%) Scrum
6 23 (29.87%) Pair Programming
6 23 (29.87%) Unit Testing
7 14 (18.18%) Workflow
8 13 (16.88%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
10 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (7.79%) ITIL
11 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.79%) Service Management
12 5 (6.49%) Microservices
12 5 (6.49%) OO
12 5 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 50 (64.94%) Java
2 43 (55.84%) SQL
3 10 (12.99%) PL/SQL
4 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.90%) Scala
6 2 (2.60%) ES6
6 2 (2.60%) Perl
6 2 (2.60%) XQuery
7 1 (1.30%) ABAP
7 1 (1.30%) Jython
7 1 (1.30%) Korn
7 1 (1.30%) Python
7 1 (1.30%) SAPscript
7 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 36 (46.75%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) IBM
3 2 (2.60%) Google
3 2 (2.60%) Kony
3 2 (2.60%) Sybase
3 2 (2.60%) Yahoo!
4 1 (1.30%) Arqiva
4 1 (1.30%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.30%) JDA
4 1 (1.30%) Remedy
4 1 (1.30%) SAP
4 1 (1.30%) Siebel