The table below looks at the statistics for BPEL skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BPEL over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 115 106
Contract jobs citing BPEL 0 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.51% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.62% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 3
Median daily rate - £500 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £478 £409
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +16.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1913 2097 1627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.28% 82.33% 73.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1235 1186 937
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 45 103
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.25 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -32.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

BPEL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing BPEL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BPEL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BPEL
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BPEL across the West Midlands region.

BPEL Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BPEL
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for BPEL.

1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (85.71%) PL/SQL
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) SQLPlus
2 6 (85.71%) Workflow
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (85.71%) Service Management
3 5 (71.43%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (42.86%) Drupal
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 1 (14.29%) Human Resource Management

BPEL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (85.71%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) Drupal
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (85.71%) SQLPlus
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL Developer
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Report Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle BI Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle HRMS Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Service Management
1 6 (85.71%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Human Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PL/SQL
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Java
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle