The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 30 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.

Business Process Execution Language (BPEL)
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 138 146
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8  
Contract jobs citing BPEL 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.069% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.086% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £335 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.17% -22.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -3.75% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2117 2317 2460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.42% 79.59% 78.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1532 1584
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 136 88
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

BPEL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

BPEL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BPEL in the South West

BPEL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BPEL in the South West

BPEL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Gloucestershire - 2 £350 -
Bristol - 1 £320 -
BPEL
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 South West region with a requirement for BPEL.

1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) BPMN
2 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Handlebars
3 1 (20.00%) Akka
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis

BPEL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) Essbase
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Finance Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Financial Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Financial Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) Akka
1 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Handlebars
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) Java EE
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) OAuth
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) SAML
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) BPMN
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Jython
1 1 (20.00%) Korn
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Scala
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (20.00%) Siebel