The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for BPEL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BPEL over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 - 205
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing BPEL 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.031% - 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £560 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +24.44% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

BPEL is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2881 2873 4730
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.16% 85.97% 81.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8890 9138 13095
Median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £319 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £656 £649
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 90 126
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £14.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.53 £55.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

BPEL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing BPEL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for BPEL in the City of London

BPEL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BPEL in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for BPEL in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for BPEL.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Business Activity Monitoring

BPEL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#