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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
UK / England
Rank 539 591 554
Rank change year-on-year +52 -37  
Contract jobs citing BPEL 27 24 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.065% 0.049% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.078% 0.059% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 25
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £455 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -3.75% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 34518 40706 39240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.29% 82.96% 79.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 22895 27022 24711
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 862 1004 1154
Median hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.35% +34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £48.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

BPEL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing BPEL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 +17 7 £500 +8.10% 2
London +36 5 £575 - 4
North West +23 5 £338 -32.50% 1
East of England -4 4 £463 -
South West +5 3 £335 -21.17% 2
West Midlands +12 1 £340 -32.00% 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £600 - 1
BPEL
UK

BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 48 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
1 48 (68.57%) Java
2 42 (60.00%) BPMN
3 41 (58.57%) Spring
4 38 (54.29%) SQL
4 38 (54.29%) WebSphere
5 35 (50.00%) Java EE
6 34 (48.57%) JUnit
7 32 (45.71%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (41.43%) Oracle
8 29 (41.43%) JBoss
8 29 (41.43%) WebSphere Process Server
8 29 (41.43%) TDD
9 28 (40.00%) Jenkins
10 26 (37.14%) DevOps
10 26 (37.14%) Unit Testing
10 26 (37.14%) Maven
10 26 (37.14%) Migration
10 26 (37.14%) Scrum
11 24 (34.29%) SOA
11 24 (34.29%) Cucumber
12 23 (32.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 23 (32.86%) GitHub
12 23 (32.86%) Mockito
12 23 (32.86%) WebSphere Application Server
12 23 (32.86%) Pair Programming
13 19 (27.14%) SOAP
14 18 (25.71%) Publishing
15 17 (24.29%) Oracle Database
16 16 (22.86%) Oracle Fusion

BPEL
Top Related 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 38 (54.29%) WebSphere
2 29 (41.43%) JBoss
2 29 (41.43%) WebSphere Process Server
3 23 (32.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 23 (32.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 14 (20.00%) WebLogic
5 11 (15.71%) Alfresco
6 8 (11.43%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (5.71%) Oracle BPEL
8 3 (4.29%) Drupal
9 2 (2.86%) Apache
9 2 (2.86%) GlassFish
9 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.86%) WebLogic Integration
9 2 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (1.43%) Confluence
10 1 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (1.43%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.43%) Eloqua
5 1 (1.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (32.86%) GitHub
2 6 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) HTTP
1 4 (5.71%) SSL
2 2 (2.86%) SMTP
3 1 (1.43%) FTP
3 1 (1.43%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) Oracle Database
2 12 (17.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.14%) DB2
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (7.14%) SQLPlus
5 4 (5.71%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.43%) Essbase
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.43%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 34 (48.57%) JUnit
2 28 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 26 (37.14%) Maven
4 24 (34.29%) Cucumber
5 23 (32.86%) Mockito
6 8 (11.43%) SoapUI
7 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (5.71%) Selenium
9 3 (4.29%) JDeveloper
9 3 (4.29%) JIRA
10 2 (2.86%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (2.86%) Mocha
10 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.43%) Ant
11 1 (1.43%) Hudson
General
1 18 (25.71%) Publishing
2 7 (10.00%) Finance
3 4 (5.71%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Advertising
4 2 (2.86%) Prime Brokerage
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (81.43%) Developer
2 26 (37.14%) Java Developer
3 15 (21.43%) Oracle Developer
4 12 (17.14%) Java Engineer
4 12 (17.14%) Software Developer
5 11 (15.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 11 (15.71%) Java Software Developer
5 11 (15.71%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (15.71%) Software Engineer
6 9 (12.86%) SOA Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 6 (8.57%) Middleware Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Architect
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.71%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Business Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Oracle Architect
10 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (58.57%) Spring
2 35 (50.00%) Java EE
3 19 (27.14%) SOAP
4 16 (22.86%) Middleware
4 16 (22.86%) Oracle Fusion
5 15 (21.43%) Web Services
6 12 (17.14%) JMS
7 10 (14.29%) XML
8 9 (12.86%) J2EE
9 8 (11.43%) REST
9 8 (11.43%) RESTful
9 8 (11.43%) WSDL
10 7 (10.00%) Ajax
10 7 (10.00%) XSLT
11 6 (8.57%) EJB
11 6 (8.57%) Hibernate
11 6 (8.57%) JSON
11 6 (8.57%) XSD
12 5 (7.14%) CSS
12 5 (7.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.29%) User Experience
2 2 (2.86%) Clustering
2 2 (2.86%) DataPower
2 2 (2.86%) Derivative
2 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (60.00%) BPMN
3 32 (45.71%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (41.43%) TDD
5 26 (37.14%) DevOps
5 26 (37.14%) Migration
5 26 (37.14%) Scrum
5 26 (37.14%) Unit Testing
6 24 (34.29%) SOA
7 23 (32.86%) Pair Programming
8 14 (20.00%) Workflow
9 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
10 10 (14.29%) Business Activity Monitoring
11 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (7.14%) ERP
12 5 (7.14%) ITIL
12 5 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (7.14%) Service Management
13 4 (5.71%) UML
14 3 (4.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 48 (68.57%) Java
2 38 (54.29%) SQL
3 9 (12.86%) PL/SQL
4 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.29%) Scala
6 2 (2.86%) ES6
6 2 (2.86%) Perl
6 2 (2.86%) XQuery
7 1 (1.43%) ABAP
7 1 (1.43%) Jython
7 1 (1.43%) Korn
7 1 (1.43%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) SAPscript
7 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) Oracle
2 8 (11.43%) IBM
3 2 (2.86%) Google
3 2 (2.86%) Kony
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) Sybase
3 2 (2.86%) Yahoo!
4 1 (1.43%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.43%) Informatica
4 1 (1.43%) JDA
4 1 (1.43%) Remedy
4 1 (1.43%) SAP
4 1 (1.43%) Siebel
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