Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for BPEL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BPEL over the 6 months to 24 November 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)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 814 764 749
Rank change year-on-year -50 -15 -3
Contract jobs citing BPEL 48 91 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.051% 0.093% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 53 79
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £378 £309 £281
90th Percentile £580 £600 £628
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
England median hourly rate £59.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £59.50 - -

BPEL is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80234 82084 85790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.63% 84.15% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 53987 54693 56513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 2155 2533
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%

BPEL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing BPEL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for BPEL in England

BPEL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BPEL in England

BPEL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPEL in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPEL in England

BPEL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BPEL in England

BPEL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPEL within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -9 10 £451 -10.86% 7
South East -10 10 £500 -9.09%
South West -11 7 £450 -2.17%
Midlands +26 5 £563 +38.04%
North of England +31 3 £500 +11.11% 1
West Midlands +13 3 £650 +59.51%
North West +12 3 £500 +14.29%
East of England - 3 - -
East Midlands - 2 £563 -
BPEL
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 England region with a requirement for BPEL.

1 38 (79.17%) Oracle
2 30 (62.50%) SOA
3 26 (54.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 19 (39.58%) XML
5 18 (37.50%) WebLogic
5 18 (37.50%) SQL
5 18 (37.50%) Oracle Service Bus
6 17 (35.42%) Web Services
7 16 (33.33%) SOAP
8 15 (31.25%) Oracle BPM
8 15 (31.25%) Oracle Fusion
9 14 (29.17%) Java
10 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (20.83%) PL/SQL
12 9 (18.75%) Middleware
12 9 (18.75%) Workflow
12 9 (18.75%) REST
13 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database
13 8 (16.67%) Data Modelling
13 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
13 8 (16.67%) XSD
13 8 (16.67%) C#
14 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
14 7 (14.58%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (14.58%) WSDL
14 7 (14.58%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (14.58%) Business Activity Monitoring
15 6 (12.50%) SoapUI
15 6 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12

BPEL
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 26 (54.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 18 (37.50%) Oracle Service Bus
2 18 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (8.33%) CMS
4 4 (8.33%) GlassFish
4 4 (8.33%) JCAPS
5 3 (6.25%) JBoss
6 2 (4.17%) Apache
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.17%) Tuxedo
6 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (2.08%) Drupal
7 1 (2.08%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
2 1 (2.08%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) ATM
1 2 (4.17%) HTTP
1 2 (4.17%) Internet
1 2 (4.17%) Intranet
1 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.17%) SQLPlus
7 1 (2.08%) MySQL
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.42%) Subversion
4 4 (8.33%) JDeveloper
4 4 (8.33%) XMLSpy
5 3 (6.25%) JUnit
6 2 (4.17%) JIRA
6 2 (4.17%) JMeter
6 2 (4.17%) Maven
7 1 (2.08%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.08%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.08%) Mockito
7 1 (2.08%) NuGet
7 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) Designer
3 13 (27.08%) SOA Designer
4 12 (25.00%) SOA Solution Designer
4 12 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
5 11 (22.92%) BPM Designer
5 11 (22.92%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (16.67%) Architect
7 7 (14.58%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.33%) BPM Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Technical Architect
9 3 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 3 (6.25%) SOA Developer
9 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
10 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (4.17%) COBOL Programmer
10 2 (4.17%) Oracle Financials Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Programmer
10 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) XML
2 17 (35.42%) Web Services
3 16 (33.33%) SOAP
4 15 (31.25%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (18.75%) Middleware
5 9 (18.75%) REST
6 8 (16.67%) XSD
7 7 (14.58%) WSDL
8 6 (12.50%) .NET
8 6 (12.50%) XSL
9 4 (8.33%) WCF
10 3 (6.25%) Java EE
10 3 (6.25%) JMS
10 3 (6.25%) RESTful
11 2 (4.17%) Hibernate
11 2 (4.17%) J2EE
11 2 (4.17%) JSF
11 2 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (4.17%) WebCenter
11 2 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.17%) Robotics
2 2 (4.17%) Tandem
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.08%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Unix
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) CentOS
4 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) SOA
2 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.75%) Workflow
4 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 7 (14.58%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 6 (12.50%) Migration
7 4 (8.33%) BPMN
7 4 (8.33%) CRM
7 4 (8.33%) ERP
7 4 (8.33%) Personalization
7 4 (8.33%) Test Strategy
7 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.25%) Content Management
8 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (6.25%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.17%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) SQL
2 14 (29.17%) Java
3 10 (20.83%) PL/SQL
4 8 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (6.25%) C
6 2 (4.17%) COBOL
6 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.08%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
7 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 38 (79.17%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.17%) Hyperion
3 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) ATG
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Serena
4 1 (2.08%) Siebel