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 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)
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 533 588 592
Rank change year-on-year +55 +4  
Contract jobs citing BPEL 61 34 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.069% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.083% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 40
England median daily rate £550 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -  
10th Percentile £344 £363 £368
90th Percentile £580 £549 £575
UK median daily rate £550 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +22.22% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36628 41177 41257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.72% 83.54% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92282 104544 94562
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
10th Percentile £306 £288 £275
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2775 2674 2752
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  
10th Percentile £12.03 £12.50 £11.29
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.78 £51.30
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +40 27 £580 +31.44%
South West - 13 £350 - 1
North of England +47 6 £363 -19.44% 1
North West +16 5 £363 -17.14%
London +5 5 £400 -11.11% 5
West Midlands +22 2 £500 - 1
Midlands +12 2 £500 +11.11% 1
East of England - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +19 1 - -
BPEL
UK

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 England region with a requirement for BPEL.

1 54 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (54.02%) Java
2 47 (54.02%) SQL
3 46 (52.87%) BPMN
4 40 (45.98%) Oracle
5 39 (44.83%) SOA
6 35 (40.23%) Java EE
7 34 (39.08%) WebSphere
7 34 (39.08%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (37.93%) Spring
9 32 (36.78%) TDD
9 32 (36.78%) Unit Testing
10 31 (35.63%) Cucumber
10 31 (35.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 31 (35.63%) Jenkins
11 30 (34.48%) Pair Programming
11 30 (34.48%) Maven
11 30 (34.48%) JUnit
11 30 (34.48%) WebSphere Application Server
11 30 (34.48%) JBoss
11 30 (34.48%) GitHub
12 29 (33.33%) DevOps
12 29 (33.33%) Mockito
12 29 (33.33%) Scrum
12 29 (33.33%) Migration
13 27 (31.03%) Oracle Service Bus
14 26 (29.89%) WebSphere Process Server
15 24 (27.59%) WebLogic
16 23 (26.44%) SOAP
17 22 (25.29%) Web Services

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 34 (39.08%) WebSphere
2 31 (35.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 30 (34.48%) JBoss
3 30 (34.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 27 (31.03%) Oracle Service Bus
5 26 (29.89%) WebSphere Process Server
6 24 (27.59%) WebLogic
7 6 (6.90%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (4.60%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (4.60%) CMS
8 4 (4.60%) GlassFish
8 4 (4.60%) JCAPS
9 2 (2.30%) Drupal
9 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.15%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (20.69%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 30 (34.48%) GitHub
2 8 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) HTTP
1 3 (3.45%) SSL
2 2 (2.30%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.84%) Oracle Database
2 12 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (13.79%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.45%) SQLPlus
6 2 (2.30%) DB2
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (35.63%) Cucumber
1 31 (35.63%) Jenkins
2 30 (34.48%) JUnit
2 30 (34.48%) Maven
3 29 (33.33%) Mockito
4 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.90%) Selenium
5 4 (4.60%) SoapUI
5 4 (4.60%) Subversion
6 3 (3.45%) JDeveloper
6 3 (3.45%) JIRA
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.30%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.30%) Mocha
7 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.15%) Hudson
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Banking
3 6 (6.90%) Retail
3 6 (6.90%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (58.62%) Developer
2 31 (35.63%) Java Developer
3 18 (20.69%) SQL Developer
4 13 (14.94%) Oracle Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Business Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Cloud Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Agile Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Agile Java Developer
6 7 (8.05%) SOA Developer
7 6 (6.90%) BPM Designer
7 6 (6.90%) Core Java Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Designer
7 6 (6.90%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) SOA Designer
7 6 (6.90%) SOA Solution Designer
7 6 (6.90%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (5.75%) Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.23%) Java EE
2 33 (37.93%) Spring
3 23 (26.44%) SOAP
4 22 (25.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 22 (25.29%) Web Services
5 18 (20.69%) Middleware
6 14 (16.09%) JMS
6 14 (16.09%) XML
7 11 (12.64%) RESTful
8 8 (9.20%) REST
8 8 (9.20%) XSD
8 8 (9.20%) XSLT
9 7 (8.05%) .NET
10 6 (6.90%) Hibernate
11 5 (5.75%) Ajax
11 5 (5.75%) Apache Camel
11 5 (5.75%) WCF
11 5 (5.75%) WSDL
12 4 (4.60%) EJB
12 4 (4.60%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.30%) DataPower
3 2 (2.30%) User Experience
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Windows
1 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.30%) Unix
3 1 (1.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (52.87%) BPMN
3 39 (44.83%) SOA
4 34 (39.08%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (36.78%) TDD
5 32 (36.78%) Unit Testing
6 30 (34.48%) Pair Programming
7 29 (33.33%) DevOps
7 29 (33.33%) Migration
7 29 (33.33%) Scrum
8 13 (14.94%) Workflow
9 12 (13.79%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 12 (13.79%) UML
10 10 (11.49%) Waterfall
11 9 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (8.05%) Business Analysis
12 7 (8.05%) ERP
12 7 (8.05%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (8.05%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 47 (54.02%) Java
1 47 (54.02%) SQL
2 7 (8.05%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.90%) C#
3 6 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.45%) Scala
5 2 (2.30%) C
5 2 (2.30%) ES6
5 2 (2.30%) XQuery
6 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 40 (45.98%) Oracle
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.60%) IBM
4 2 (2.30%) Software AG
5 1 (1.15%) Informatica
5 1 (1.15%) JDA
5 1 (1.15%) ReadSoft
5 1 (1.15%) SAP
5 1 (1.15%) Unisys
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