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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
Rank 552 538 494
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -44
Contract jobs citing BPEL 48 43 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.083% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.11% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 33
Average daily rate
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£394 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £351 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £536 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £405 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -

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
42487 38184 36396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.65% 73.77% 71.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27602 23709 21229
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1158 1464
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 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 28 November 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 -43 42 £400 -3.61% 6
London +12 12 £350 -22.22% 1
South East -26 12 £355 -16.47% 2
West Yorkshire +2 6 £413 -23.61%
Yorkshire -4 6 £413 -14.50%
Scotland - 3 £350 -
City of London +25 2 £425 -2.85% 1
South West -36 2 £400 +0.31% 1
East of England - 2 £475 -
Bradford - 2 £400 -
Bristol - 2 £400 -
Glasgow - 2 £350 -
Surrey -4 1 £550 -
West Midlands -13 1 £475 +111.11% 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 97 (94.17%) Oracle
2 64 (62.14%) SOA
3 56 (54.37%) Java
4 41 (39.81%) Web Services
5 39 (37.86%) SQL
5 39 (37.86%) Middleware
6 35 (33.98%) Oracle BPM
7 34 (33.01%) Oracle Database
7 34 (33.01%) XML
8 33 (32.04%) WebLogic
9 32 (31.07%) Oracle Service Bus
10 30 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (26.21%) Oracle Fusion
11 27 (26.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 26 (25.24%) Oracle Database 11g
13 22 (21.36%) Configuration Management
14 21 (20.39%) Subversion
15 20 (19.42%) J2EE
15 20 (19.42%) Hudson
16 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
16 19 (18.45%) Scrum
17 18 (17.48%) Security Cleared
17 18 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (16.50%) Jenkins
18 17 (16.50%) UNIX
18 17 (16.50%) Linux
18 17 (16.50%) UML
19 16 (15.53%) DV Cleared
19 16 (15.53%) Oracle RAC
19 16 (15.53%) Finance

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 33 (32.04%) WebLogic
2 32 (31.07%) Oracle Service Bus
3 27 (26.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (8.74%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (7.77%) Oracle BPEL
6 7 (6.80%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.85%) WebSphere
8 4 (3.88%) WebSphere Process Server
8 4 (3.88%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (3.88%) Apache
8 4 (3.88%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (2.91%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (2.91%) Oracle 10gAS
9 3 (2.91%) AquaLogic
10 2 (1.94%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.94%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.94%) WebLogic Integration
10 2 (1.94%) CICS
10 2 (1.94%) JBoss
10 2 (1.94%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 35 (33.98%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (9.71%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (4.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.94%) AquaLogic BPM
6 1 (0.97%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.97%) HFM
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.97%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) LDAP
1 3 (2.91%) SSL
1 3 (2.91%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (33.01%) Oracle Database
2 26 (25.24%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (8.74%) MySQL
3 9 (8.74%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (5.83%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.83%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.88%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.91%) TKPROF
7 3 (2.91%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (2.91%) OLTP
7 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.97%) DataStage
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.97%) Essbase
8 1 (0.97%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 21 (20.39%) Subversion
2 20 (19.42%) Hudson
3 17 (16.50%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.71%) Maven
4 10 (9.71%) Eclipse
4 10 (9.71%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (7.77%) JDeveloper
6 7 (6.80%) Git (software)
6 7 (6.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (4.85%) ClearCase
8 4 (3.88%) JIRA
8 4 (3.88%) MyEclipse
8 4 (3.88%) Bugzilla
8 4 (3.88%) NetBeans
8 4 (3.88%) Ant
8 4 (3.88%) JUnit
8 4 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.91%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.97%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (15.53%) Finance
2 2 (1.94%) International Banking
2 2 (1.94%) Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Retail
3 1 (0.97%) Games
3 1 (0.97%) Legal
3 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.97%) Publishing
3 1 (0.97%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 49 (47.57%) Developer
2 20 (19.42%) Oracle Developer
3 18 (17.48%) Java Developer
3 18 (17.48%) SOA Developer
4 15 (14.56%) Consultant
5 13 (12.62%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 9 (8.74%) Configuration Manager
6 9 (8.74%) Software Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) Software Manager
7 8 (7.77%) Software Configuration Manager
7 8 (7.77%) Oracle Consultant
8 7 (6.80%) SOA Designer
8 7 (6.80%) Designer
8 7 (6.80%) Applications Support
9 6 (5.83%) Architect
10 5 (4.85%) SOA Consultant
11 4 (3.88%) Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) DBA
11 4 (3.88%) Agile Java Developer
12 3 (2.91%) Oracle SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (39.81%) Web Services
2 39 (37.86%) Middleware
3 34 (33.01%) XML
4 27 (26.21%) Oracle Fusion
5 20 (19.42%) J2EE
6 15 (14.56%) .NET
7 14 (13.59%) SOAP
8 13 (12.62%) HTML
9 11 (10.68%) WSDL
9 11 (10.68%) Spring
9 11 (10.68%) Hibernate
9 11 (10.68%) Java EE
10 10 (9.71%) jQuery
10 10 (9.71%) XSLT
10 10 (9.71%) XSD
11 9 (8.74%) JDBC
11 9 (8.74%) JSF
12 8 (7.77%) Struts
13 7 (6.80%) WebCenter
13 7 (6.80%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.85%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.91%) W3C
3 3 (2.91%) Replication
4 2 (1.94%) Taxonomies
4 2 (1.94%) DataPower
4 2 (1.94%) Clustering
4 2 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.94%) User Experience
4 2 (1.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.97%) GIS
5 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.97%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.50%) UNIX
1 17 (16.50%) Linux
2 10 (9.71%) Windows
2 10 (9.71%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.88%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (62.14%) SOA
2 30 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (21.36%) Configuration Management
4 19 (18.45%) Scrum
5 18 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (16.50%) UML
7 14 (13.59%) Test Automation
8 13 (12.62%) Software Engineering
9 12 (11.65%) ITIL
10 10 (9.71%) Data Modelling
11 9 (8.74%) OO
11 9 (8.74%) Service Delivery
11 9 (8.74%) BPMN
12 8 (7.77%) Automation Testing
13 7 (6.80%) ETL
14 6 (5.83%) MVC
14 6 (5.83%) User Stories
15 5 (4.85%) Mentoring
15 5 (4.85%) Waterfall
15 5 (4.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (54.37%) Java
2 39 (37.86%) SQL
3 15 (14.56%) PL/SQL
4 13 (12.62%) C#
5 6 (5.83%) C
6 5 (4.85%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.85%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.88%) Python
7 4 (3.88%) C++
8 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.91%) XPath
9 1 (0.97%) VBScript
9 1 (0.97%) VBA
9 1 (0.97%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (17.48%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.53%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.91%) Degree
4 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) ISEB
5 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
1 4 (3.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.94%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.97%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (15.53%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.85%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) Puppet
1 10 (9.71%) Vagrant
2 6 (5.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.91%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 97 (94.17%) Oracle
2 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.74%) Perforce
4 4 (3.88%) Hyperion
4 4 (3.88%) IBM
4 4 (3.88%) Siebel
4 4 (3.88%) hybris
5 3 (2.91%) BEA
6 2 (1.94%) Yahoo!
6 2 (1.94%) Google
6 2 (1.94%) Pegasus
6 2 (1.94%) Kony
7 1 (0.97%) SAP
7 1 (0.97%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.97%) HP
7 1 (0.97%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.97%) ESRI
7 1 (0.97%) Ab Initio
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