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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 548 614 585
Rank change year-on-year +66 -29  
Contract jobs citing BPEL 62 37 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.069% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.082% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 19 39
Median daily rate £550 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £364 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £560 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +24.44% -  
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39769 44877 44538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.43% 83.33% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25882 29740 28602
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1093 1231
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.83 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

BPEL
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 30 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 3 months to 28 June 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
England +64 62 £550 +22.22% 9
South East +51 28 £580 +31.44%
Oxfordshire - 27 £580 -
Oxford - 15 £580 -
South West - 13 £350 - 1
Gloucestershire - 7 £350 -
North West +12 5 £363 -19.44%
London +12 5 £400 -11.11% 5
Exeter - 4 £450 -
Gloucester - 4 £345 -
Devon - 4 £450 -
Manchester - 3 - -
West Midlands +25 2 £500 - 1
East of England - 2 - - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £575 - 1
Yorkshire +16 1 - -
North Yorkshire +5 1 - -
Warwickshire +4 1 - -
Liverpool -14 1 £363 -14.70%
Merseyside -17 1 £363 -14.70%
Berkshire - 1 - -
St Helens - 1 £363 -
Cheshire - 1 £363 -
City of London - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £363 -
Widnes - 1 £363 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £575 - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 54 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (54.02%) Java
2 47 (54.02%) SQL
3 46 (52.87%) BPMN
4 40 (45.98%) Oracle
5 39 (44.83%) SOA
6 35 (40.23%) Java EE
7 34 (39.08%) WebSphere
7 34 (39.08%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (37.93%) Spring
9 32 (36.78%) TDD
9 32 (36.78%) Unit Testing
10 31 (35.63%) Cucumber
10 31 (35.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 31 (35.63%) Jenkins
11 30 (34.48%) Pair Programming
11 30 (34.48%) Maven
11 30 (34.48%) JUnit
11 30 (34.48%) WebSphere Application Server
11 30 (34.48%) JBoss
11 30 (34.48%) GitHub
12 29 (33.33%) DevOps
12 29 (33.33%) Mockito
12 29 (33.33%) Scrum
12 29 (33.33%) Migration
13 27 (31.03%) Oracle Service Bus
14 26 (29.89%) WebSphere Process Server
15 24 (27.59%) WebLogic
16 23 (26.44%) SOAP
17 22 (25.29%) Web Services

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 34 (39.08%) WebSphere
2 31 (35.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 30 (34.48%) JBoss
3 30 (34.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 27 (31.03%) Oracle Service Bus
5 26 (29.89%) WebSphere Process Server
6 24 (27.59%) WebLogic
7 6 (6.90%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (4.60%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (4.60%) CMS
8 4 (4.60%) GlassFish
8 4 (4.60%) JCAPS
9 2 (2.30%) Drupal
9 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.15%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (20.69%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 30 (34.48%) GitHub
2 8 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) HTTP
1 3 (3.45%) SSL
2 2 (2.30%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.84%) Oracle Database
2 12 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (13.79%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.45%) SQLPlus
6 2 (2.30%) DB2
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (35.63%) Cucumber
1 31 (35.63%) Jenkins
2 30 (34.48%) JUnit
2 30 (34.48%) Maven
3 29 (33.33%) Mockito
4 6 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.90%) Selenium
5 4 (4.60%) SoapUI
5 4 (4.60%) Subversion
6 3 (3.45%) JDeveloper
6 3 (3.45%) JIRA
6 3 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.30%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.30%) Mocha
7 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.15%) Hudson
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Banking
3 6 (6.90%) Retail
3 6 (6.90%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (58.62%) Developer
2 31 (35.63%) Java Developer
3 18 (20.69%) SQL Developer
4 13 (14.94%) Oracle Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Business Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Cloud Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Agile Developer
6 7 (8.05%) Agile Java Developer
6 7 (8.05%) SOA Developer
7 6 (6.90%) BPM Designer
7 6 (6.90%) Core Java Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Designer
7 6 (6.90%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) SOA Designer
7 6 (6.90%) SOA Solution Designer
7 6 (6.90%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (5.75%) Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.23%) Java EE
2 33 (37.93%) Spring
3 23 (26.44%) SOAP
4 22 (25.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 22 (25.29%) Web Services
5 18 (20.69%) Middleware
6 14 (16.09%) JMS
6 14 (16.09%) XML
7 11 (12.64%) RESTful
8 8 (9.20%) REST
8 8 (9.20%) XSD
8 8 (9.20%) XSLT
9 7 (8.05%) .NET
10 6 (6.90%) Hibernate
11 5 (5.75%) Ajax
11 5 (5.75%) Apache Camel
11 5 (5.75%) WCF
11 5 (5.75%) WSDL
12 4 (4.60%) EJB
12 4 (4.60%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.30%) DataPower
3 2 (2.30%) User Experience
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.60%) Windows
1 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.30%) Unix
3 1 (1.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (52.87%) BPMN
3 39 (44.83%) SOA
4 34 (39.08%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (36.78%) TDD
5 32 (36.78%) Unit Testing
6 30 (34.48%) Pair Programming
7 29 (33.33%) DevOps
7 29 (33.33%) Migration
7 29 (33.33%) Scrum
8 13 (14.94%) Workflow
9 12 (13.79%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 12 (13.79%) UML
10 10 (11.49%) Waterfall
11 9 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (8.05%) Business Analysis
12 7 (8.05%) ERP
12 7 (8.05%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (8.05%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 47 (54.02%) Java
1 47 (54.02%) SQL
2 7 (8.05%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.90%) C#
3 6 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.45%) Scala
5 2 (2.30%) C
5 2 (2.30%) ES6
5 2 (2.30%) XQuery
6 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 40 (45.98%) Oracle
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.60%) IBM
4 2 (2.30%) Software AG
5 1 (1.15%) Informatica
5 1 (1.15%) JDA
5 1 (1.15%) ReadSoft
5 1 (1.15%) SAP
5 1 (1.15%) Unisys
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