The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 April 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)
England / London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 411 442 401
Rank change year-on-year +31 -41  
Contract jobs citing BPEL 2 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.009% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.010% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 13
Median daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £540 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +13.68% +5.55%  
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17524 19744 18333
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.55% 85.23% 81.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12580 14376 12799
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 181 266
Median hourly rate £31.50 £21.78 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.62% +8.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £51.69 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

BPEL
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

BPEL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BPEL in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 London region with a requirement for BPEL.

1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
1 7 (77.78%) SOA
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (66.67%) SOAP
2 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) Middleware
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
4 4 (44.44%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (44.44%) Workflow
4 4 (44.44%) IBM
5 3 (33.33%) JDeveloper
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) DB2
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Spring
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) BPMN
5 3 (33.33%) Java EE
5 3 (33.33%) JSON
5 3 (33.33%) JPA

BPEL
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (77.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (11.11%) Apache
6 1 (11.11%) GlassFish
6 1 (11.11%) JBoss
6 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
6 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (11.11%) Eloqua
2 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) SMTP
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (33.33%) DB2
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JDeveloper
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (22.22%) Mocha
2 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ABAP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) BPM Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SOA Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) SOAP
2 5 (55.56%) Middleware
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Java EE
3 3 (33.33%) JPA
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Akka
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) JDBC
4 2 (22.22%) OAuth
4 2 (22.22%) React
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) SAML
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (22.22%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) DataPower
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 4 (44.44%) Workflow
3 3 (33.33%) BPMN
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 2 (22.22%) Microservices
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Web Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) SOLID
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) ES6
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Scala
3 1 (11.11%) ABAP
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Kony
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) Yahoo!