The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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 / South East
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 272 253
Rank change year-on-year +37 -19  
Contract jobs citing BPEL 24 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.29% 0.041% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.051% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 3
Median daily rate £570 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +15.78% +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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6797 7862 7879
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.16% 80.83% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3926 4890 4411
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 254 286
Median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £48.50 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

BPEL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

BPEL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BPEL in the South East

BPEL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPEL in the South East over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPEL in the South East

BPEL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BPEL in the South East

BPEL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPEL within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Oxfordshire - 23 £580 - 2
Surrey - 1 £400 -
BPEL
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for BPEL.

1 41 (93.18%) Java
2 40 (90.91%) Spring
2 40 (90.91%) BPMN
3 39 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (86.36%) WebSphere
4 38 (86.36%) JUnit
5 36 (81.82%) JBoss
5 36 (81.82%) Java EE
6 33 (75.00%) SQL
6 33 (75.00%) Migration
6 33 (75.00%) Jenkins
7 32 (72.73%) Scrum
7 32 (72.73%) WebSphere Process Server
8 31 (70.45%) TDD
8 31 (70.45%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (68.18%) Pair Programming
9 30 (68.18%) Maven
9 30 (68.18%) WebSphere Application Server
9 30 (68.18%) GitHub
9 30 (68.18%) Cucumber
9 30 (68.18%) DevOps
10 29 (65.91%) Mockito
10 29 (65.91%) Unit Testing
11 13 (29.55%) Publishing
12 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
13 8 (18.18%) Alfresco
14 7 (15.91%) SOAP
14 7 (15.91%) Web Services
15 6 (13.64%) Selenium

BPEL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (86.36%) WebSphere
2 36 (81.82%) JBoss
3 32 (72.73%) WebSphere Process Server
4 30 (68.18%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (18.18%) Alfresco
6 4 (9.09%) WebLogic
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (68.18%) GitHub
2 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 38 (86.36%) JUnit
2 33 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 30 (68.18%) Cucumber
3 30 (68.18%) Maven
4 29 (65.91%) Mockito
5 6 (13.64%) Selenium
6 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (29.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (93.18%) Developer
2 29 (65.91%) Java Developer
3 12 (27.27%) SQL Developer
4 10 (22.73%) Java Engineer
5 9 (20.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 9 (20.45%) Java Software Developer
5 9 (20.45%) Java Software Engineer
5 9 (20.45%) Software Developer
5 9 (20.45%) Software Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Cloud Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Agile Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Core Java Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 3 (6.82%) SOA Developer
9 3 (6.82%) WebLogic Developer
10 2 (4.55%) BPM Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Consultant
10 2 (4.55%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (90.91%) Spring
2 36 (81.82%) Java EE
3 7 (15.91%) SOAP
3 7 (15.91%) Web Services
4 5 (11.36%) Apache Camel
4 5 (11.36%) JMS
4 5 (11.36%) RESTful
5 4 (9.09%) Ajax
5 4 (9.09%) EJB
5 4 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 4 (9.09%) J2EE
6 2 (4.55%) JSON
6 2 (4.55%) Middleware
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (4.55%) REST
6 2 (4.55%) SAML
6 2 (4.55%) WSDL
6 2 (4.55%) XML
6 2 (4.55%) XSD
6 2 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (90.91%) BPMN
2 39 (88.64%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (75.00%) Migration
4 32 (72.73%) Scrum
5 31 (70.45%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (70.45%) TDD
6 30 (68.18%) DevOps
6 30 (68.18%) Pair Programming
7 29 (65.91%) Unit Testing
8 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.09%) SOA
10 3 (6.82%) Process Management
10 3 (6.82%) Workflow
11 1 (2.27%) BDD
11 1 (2.27%) Business Analysis
11 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.27%) Open Source
11 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (2.27%) Process Improvement
11 1 (2.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (93.18%) Java
2 33 (75.00%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) IBM
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