The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle BPM 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 BPM over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Business Process Management (OBPM)
Rank 513 478 485
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +7
Contract jobs citing Oracle BPM 88 92 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.82% 2.02% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 47 51
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.37% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £244 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £381 £450
% change year-on-year
+25.90% -15.27%
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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4829 4551 5359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.31% 8.81% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2825 2470 2702
Average daily rate £450 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 76 109
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.59 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.54% -45.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £45.00 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.54 £21.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+24.89% -40.97%

Oracle BPM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle BPM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Oracle BPM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle BPM
Daily Rate Trend

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

Oracle BPM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle BPM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle BPM within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Oracle BPM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle BPM
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Oracle BPM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle BPM
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle BPM within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 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 -33 79 £480 +20.00% 11
London +14 34 £418 -11.17% 3
Oxfordshire -5 27 £491 +15.58% 1
South East -28 27 £491 +22.81% 3
City of London +25 11 £475 +1.06% 2
West Yorkshire -12 6 £413 +10.00% 3
Yorkshire -12 6 £413 +10.00% 3
Scotland - 5 £400 - 1
Bradford -2 4 £413 +12.24% 2
South West - 3 £550 -
West Midlands - 1 £313 - 2
Birmingham - 1 £313 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £450 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Worthing - - - -
York - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
East of England - - - -

Oracle BPM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle BPM 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 BPM.

1 201 (100.00%) Oracle
2 141 (70.15%) SOA
3 85 (42.29%) Java
4 83 (41.29%) Middleware
5 80 (39.80%) WebLogic
6 71 (35.32%) Oracle Fusion
7 65 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (31.34%) Finance
9 61 (30.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 55 (27.36%) Oracle Database
11 50 (24.88%) Web Services
12 49 (24.38%) SQL
12 49 (24.38%) Oracle Identity Management
12 49 (24.38%) Oracle Service Bus
13 45 (22.39%) JMS
14 44 (21.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 43 (21.39%) Oracle Database 11g
16 41 (20.40%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 41 (20.40%) BPEL
17 40 (19.90%) Linux
18 37 (18.41%) XML
19 35 (17.41%) JIRA
20 34 (16.92%) UNIX
21 33 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
22 32 (15.92%) JSF
23 31 (15.42%) Oracle ADF
23 31 (15.42%) WebCenter
24 30 (14.93%) Scrum
24 30 (14.93%) J2EE
24 30 (14.93%) Business Intelligence

Oracle BPM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle BPM 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 BPM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 80 (39.80%) WebLogic
2 61 (30.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 49 (24.38%) Oracle Service Bus
4 24 (11.94%) WebLogic Portal
5 21 (10.45%) JBoss
6 19 (9.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 12 (5.97%) Oracle Workflow
8 10 (4.98%) WebSphere
9 9 (4.48%) Apache
10 6 (2.99%) AquaLogic
10 6 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.99%) Oracle BPEL
11 4 (1.99%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.99%) IIS
11 4 (1.99%) CICS
12 3 (1.49%) WebSphere Process Server
13 2 (1.00%) GlassFish
13 2 (1.00%) WebLogic Integration
13 2 (1.00%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.50%) FileNet
Applications
1 12 (5.97%) MS Office
2 11 (5.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (10.95%) Documaker
2 19 (9.45%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (6.97%) Oracle FAH
4 5 (2.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (2.49%) Cordys
5 3 (1.49%) Teamcenter
6 2 (1.00%) AquaLogic BPM
6 2 (1.00%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.50%) e-Work
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.94%) HTTP
2 23 (11.44%) HTTPS
3 20 (9.95%) SSL
4 7 (3.48%) Firewall
5 5 (2.49%) Internet
5 5 (2.49%) SAN
5 5 (2.49%) LDAP
6 2 (1.00%) Network Security
6 2 (1.00%) SMTP
6 2 (1.00%) FTP
7 1 (0.50%) SSH
7 1 (0.50%) CTI
7 1 (0.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (27.36%) Oracle Database
2 43 (21.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 27 (13.43%) Oracle BI EE
4 25 (12.44%) Oracle ODI
5 22 (10.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 14 (6.97%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.99%) DB2
8 5 (2.49%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.99%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.99%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.49%) Essbase
10 3 (1.49%) MySQL
10 3 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (1.00%) TKPROF
11 2 (1.00%) Spotfire
11 2 (1.00%) OLTP
12 1 (0.50%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.50%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 35 (17.41%) JIRA
2 26 (12.94%) Maven
3 17 (8.46%) Ant
4 14 (6.97%) Subversion
5 13 (6.47%) Oracle Forms
6 11 (5.47%) Git (software)
7 10 (4.98%) Hudson
8 7 (3.48%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.99%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.99%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.49%) JDeveloper
10 5 (2.49%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (1.99%) Lombardi
11 4 (1.99%) ClearCase
12 2 (1.00%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.00%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.50%) PowerBuilder
13 1 (0.50%) PVCS
General
1 63 (31.34%) Finance
2 25 (12.44%) Billing
3 15 (7.46%) Banking
4 10 (4.98%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.48%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.99%) Publishing
7 4 (1.99%) Military
7 4 (1.99%) Front Office
8 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.00%) International Banking
9 2 (1.00%) Marketing
9 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.50%) Automotive
10 1 (0.50%) Legal
10 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (28.86%) Developer
2 48 (23.88%) Consultant
3 39 (19.40%) Oracle Consultant
4 32 (15.92%) Architect
5 29 (14.43%) Oracle Developer
6 17 (8.46%) SOA Consultant
7 16 (7.96%) Oracle SOA Consultant
7 16 (7.96%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (7.96%) Technical Leader
7 16 (7.96%) Java Developer
8 15 (7.46%) Designer
9 10 (4.98%) SOA Developer
9 10 (4.98%) Middleware Consultant
9 10 (4.98%) Senior Consultant
10 9 (4.48%) Analyst
10 9 (4.48%) Configuration Manager
10 9 (4.48%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 9 (4.48%) Oracle Architect
11 8 (3.98%) Software Manager
11 8 (3.98%) Software Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (41.29%) Middleware
2 71 (35.32%) Oracle Fusion
3 50 (24.88%) Web Services
4 45 (22.39%) JMS
5 37 (18.41%) XML
6 32 (15.92%) JSF
7 31 (15.42%) Oracle ADF
7 31 (15.42%) WebCenter
8 30 (14.93%) J2EE
9 28 (13.93%) XSLT
10 23 (11.44%) JDBC
11 22 (10.95%) Spring
12 20 (9.95%) HTML
13 19 (9.45%) Ajax
14 16 (7.96%) JPA
14 16 (7.96%) .NET
15 12 (5.97%) RichFaces
15 12 (5.97%) Hibernate
16 11 (5.47%) Apache CXF
17 10 (4.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.95%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.48%) Hedge funds
4 8 (3.98%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.48%) Data Structures
5 7 (3.48%) Wiki
6 6 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.49%) Market Risk
7 5 (2.49%) Credit Risk
7 5 (2.49%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.99%) DataPower
9 3 (1.49%) Replication
9 3 (1.49%) User Experience
9 3 (1.49%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.00%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.00%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (1.00%) Open Source
10 2 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.90%) Linux
2 34 (16.92%) UNIX
3 17 (8.46%) Windows
4 4 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.00%) AIX
6 1 (0.50%) SUSE
6 1 (0.50%) MVS
6 1 (0.50%) zOS
6 1 (0.50%) Solaris
6 1 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (70.15%) SOA
2 65 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (20.40%) BPEL
4 30 (14.93%) Scrum
4 30 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (11.44%) Revenue Management
6 22 (10.95%) Content Management
7 20 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (9.45%) Mentoring
8 19 (9.45%) UML
9 17 (8.46%) Workflow
10 16 (7.96%) TDD
10 16 (7.96%) OO
11 14 (6.97%) Data Modelling
12 12 (5.97%) BPMN
12 12 (5.97%) Process Management
13 11 (5.47%) Change Management
13 11 (5.47%) Logistics
13 11 (5.47%) Configuration Management
14 10 (4.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (42.29%) Java
2 49 (24.38%) SQL
3 41 (20.40%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 28 (13.93%) Python
5 26 (12.94%) Bash Shell
6 24 (11.94%) Jython
7 23 (11.44%) XPath
8 18 (8.96%) PL/SQL
8 18 (8.96%) XQuery
9 17 (8.46%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.49%) COBOL
11 4 (1.99%) C#
12 3 (1.49%) PHP
13 2 (1.00%) C
14 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.50%) JCL
14 1 (0.50%) Perl
14 1 (0.50%) VBScript
14 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (6.47%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.98%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.98%) Degree
4 2 (1.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.00%) ISEB
5 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.94%) Data Quality
2 11 (5.47%) QA
3 5 (2.49%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.49%) SLA
5 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (12.44%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.50%) RACF
3 1 (0.50%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 49 (24.38%) Oracle Identity Management
2 44 (21.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.49%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.00%) Puppet
4 2 (1.00%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.50%) OVSD
5 1 (0.50%) OpenView
5 1 (0.50%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 201 (100.00%) Oracle
2 22 (10.95%) IBM
3 21 (10.45%) Siebel
4 20 (9.95%) Remedy
5 15 (7.46%) Perforce
6 12 (5.97%) Microsoft
7 8 (3.98%) TIBCO
7 8 (3.98%) Open Text
8 6 (2.99%) Metastorm
9 5 (2.49%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.49%) VMware
10 3 (1.49%) Software AG
10 3 (1.49%) EMC
10 3 (1.49%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.49%) Siemens
10 3 (1.49%) SAP
10 3 (1.49%) Zend
10 3 (1.49%) Pega
11 2 (1.00%) Kony
11 2 (1.00%) 3PAR
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