Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for BPEL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BPEL over the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 827 806 764
Rank change year-on-year -21 -42 +26
Contract jobs citing BPEL 51 88 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.083% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.099% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 49 83
UK median daily rate £500 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +9.09%
10th Percentile £366 £305 £283
90th Percentile £580 £603 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £490 £450
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
UK median hourly rate £59.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.50 - -

BPEL is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 86890 88941 94016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.93% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 57867 58786 60918
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £626 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2052 2351 2749
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.37 £23.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +4.35% +16.75%

BPEL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BPEL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BPEL in the UK

BPEL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BPEL in the UK

BPEL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPEL over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPEL in the UK

BPEL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BPEL in the UK

BPEL
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPEL within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 51 £500 +2.04% 4
UK excluding London -14 31 £500 +2.04% 2
South East -4 11 £500 -9.09%
South West -3 9 £350 -23.91%
London -5 9 £403 -20.49% 2
Midlands +23 5 £563 +38.04%
North of England +35 3 £500 +11.11% 2
West Midlands +16 3 £650 +59.51%
North West +5 3 £500 +14.29%
East of England - 3 - -
East Midlands - 2 £563 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 with a requirement for BPEL.

1 39 (76.47%) Oracle
2 31 (60.78%) SOA
3 27 (52.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 19 (37.25%) WebLogic
4 19 (37.25%) SQL
4 19 (37.25%) XML
4 19 (37.25%) Oracle Service Bus
5 17 (33.33%) Web Services
6 16 (31.37%) SOAP
6 16 (31.37%) Oracle Fusion
6 16 (31.37%) Oracle BPM
7 15 (29.41%) Java
8 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (19.61%) Workflow
9 10 (19.61%) PL/SQL
10 9 (17.65%) Middleware
10 9 (17.65%) Migration
10 9 (17.65%) REST
11 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
11 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
11 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (15.69%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (15.69%) XSD
11 8 (15.69%) C#
12 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
12 7 (13.73%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (13.73%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (13.73%) Finance
12 7 (13.73%) WSDL
12 7 (13.73%) BPMN

BPEL
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 27 (52.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (37.25%) Oracle Service Bus
2 19 (37.25%) WebLogic
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (7.84%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (7.84%) CMS
4 4 (7.84%) GlassFish
4 4 (7.84%) JBoss
4 4 (7.84%) JCAPS
5 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (3.92%) Apache
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.92%) Tuxedo
6 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.96%) Drupal
7 1 (1.96%) IBM Transformation Extender
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) GitHub
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) ATM
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
1 2 (3.92%) Internet
1 2 (3.92%) Intranet
1 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.92%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.96%) MySQL
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (11.76%) SoapUI
3 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.84%) JDeveloper
3 4 (7.84%) JUnit
3 4 (7.84%) Subversion
3 4 (7.84%) XMLSpy
4 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.92%) JIRA
4 2 (3.92%) JMeter
4 2 (3.92%) Maven
4 2 (3.92%) Mockito
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Developer
2 17 (33.33%) Designer
3 14 (27.45%) SOA Designer
4 13 (25.49%) SOA Solution Designer
4 13 (25.49%) Solutions Designer
5 12 (23.53%) BPM Designer
6 11 (21.57%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (15.69%) Architect
7 8 (15.69%) Java Developer
8 4 (7.84%) BPM Developer
8 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 3 (5.88%) SOA Developer
10 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (3.92%) Cloud Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Integration Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Java Middleware Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) XML
2 17 (33.33%) Web Services
3 16 (31.37%) Oracle Fusion
3 16 (31.37%) SOAP
4 9 (17.65%) Middleware
4 9 (17.65%) REST
5 8 (15.69%) XSD
6 7 (13.73%) WSDL
7 6 (11.76%) .NET
7 6 (11.76%) XSL
8 4 (7.84%) Java EE
8 4 (7.84%) WCF
9 3 (5.88%) JMS
9 3 (5.88%) RESTful
10 2 (3.92%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.92%) JSF
10 2 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (3.92%) Spring
10 2 (3.92%) WebCenter
10 2 (3.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Robotics
2 2 (3.92%) Tandem
3 1 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.96%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Unix
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (1.96%) CentOS
4 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) SOA
2 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.61%) Workflow
4 9 (17.65%) Migration
5 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (15.69%) Data Modelling
6 7 (13.73%) BPMN
6 7 (13.73%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.84%) CRM
8 4 (7.84%) ERP
8 4 (7.84%) Personalization
8 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
8 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Content Management
9 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (5.88%) TOGAF
10 2 (3.92%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) SQL
2 15 (29.41%) Java
3 10 (19.61%) PL/SQL
4 8 (15.69%) C#
5 3 (5.88%) C
6 2 (3.92%) COBOL
6 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.96%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) Perl
7 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 39 (76.47%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) Hyperion
3 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) ATG
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) Siebel