The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle BPEL skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle BPEL over the 3 months to 24 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 for the West Midlands region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle BPEL Process Manager
Rank - 95 105
Contract jobs citing Oracle BPEL 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.056% 0.044%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.35% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £280 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -44.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £525 £425
% change year-on-year
- +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
369 288 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.67% 16.11% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 129 163
Average daily rate £330 £290 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -14.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 18
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.20 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Oracle BPEL
England

Oracle BPEL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Oracle BPEL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle 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 Oracle BPEL across the West Midlands region.

Oracle BPEL Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle BPEL
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) BPEL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB6

Oracle BPEL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle