The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle 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 Oracle BPEL over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle BPEL Process Manager
Rank 579 553 576
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +23
Contract jobs citing Oracle BPEL 9 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.006% 0.015%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.094% 0.036% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
Average daily rate £250 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £455 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £495 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 £438
% change year-on-year
- +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9616 8285 9912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.07% 17.34% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5878 4675 5362
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 412 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £39.72 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

Oracle BPEL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle BPEL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Oracle BPEL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle BPEL
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle BPEL within the UK.

Oracle BPEL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle BPEL
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle BPEL within the UK.

Oracle BPEL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle BPEL
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle BPEL within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -29 9 £250 -47.36%
London - 8 £250 -
Berkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

Oracle BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle 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 Oracle BPEL.

1 14 (100.00%) SOA
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
1 14 (100.00%) BPEL
2 11 (78.57%) Web Services
3 10 (71.43%) Middleware
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle Service Bus
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (64.29%) Complex Event Processing
5 8 (57.14%) Change Management
5 8 (57.14%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
8 1 (7.14%) VB
8 1 (7.14%) WSDL
8 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (7.14%) XML
8 1 (7.14%) XSL
8 1 (7.14%) XSLT
8 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 1 (7.14%) Linux
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (7.14%) CRM
8 1 (7.14%) ERP

Oracle BPEL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle 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 Oracle BPEL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle Service Bus
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JDeveloper
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 6 (42.86%) SOA Developer
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle SOA Architect
4 5 (35.71%) SOA Architect
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Architect
4 5 (35.71%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) SOA Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Web Services
2 10 (71.43%) Middleware
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) WebCenter
4 1 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (7.14%) XSL
4 1 (7.14%) XSLT
4 1 (7.14%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) SOA
1 14 (100.00%) BPEL
2 9 (64.29%) Complex Event Processing
3 8 (57.14%) Change Management
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) XQuery
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) OCP
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft