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 27 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)
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 556 611 579
Rank change year-on-year +55 -32  
Contract jobs citing BPEL 27 29 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.054% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.066% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 26
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £443 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -3.75% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37338 44118 43065
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.13% 82.88% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24672 28919 26679
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 945 1114 1248
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPEL in the UK

BPEL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BPEL in the UK

BPEL
Top 27 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 27 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
England +52 27 £500 - 10
South East +17 7 £500 +8.10% 2
Oxfordshire - 6 £500 - 2
London +36 5 £575 - 3
North West +23 5 £338 -32.50% 1
Merseyside +4 4 - -
Hertfordshire +2 4 £463 -
East of England -4 4 £463 -
South West +5 3 £335 -21.17% 2
Oxford - 3 £500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £350 -
West Midlands +12 1 £340 -32.00% 1
Liverpool +2 1 - -
St Albans +2 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Knutsford - 1 £338 -
Guildford - 1 £400 -
Warwick - 1 £340 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £338 -
Surrey - 1 £400 -
Bristol - 1 £320 -
Warwickshire - 1 £340 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £600 - 1

BPEL
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for BPEL.

1 48 (67.61%) Agile Software Development
1 48 (67.61%) Java
2 42 (59.15%) BPMN
3 41 (57.75%) Spring
4 38 (53.52%) SQL
4 38 (53.52%) WebSphere
5 35 (49.30%) Java EE
6 34 (47.89%) JUnit
7 32 (45.07%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (42.25%) Oracle
9 29 (40.85%) JBoss
9 29 (40.85%) TDD
9 29 (40.85%) WebSphere Process Server
10 28 (39.44%) Jenkins
11 26 (36.62%) DevOps
11 26 (36.62%) Unit Testing
11 26 (36.62%) Maven
11 26 (36.62%) Migration
11 26 (36.62%) Scrum
12 24 (33.80%) SOA
12 24 (33.80%) Cucumber
13 23 (32.39%) Mockito
13 23 (32.39%) GitHub
13 23 (32.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 23 (32.39%) WebSphere Application Server
13 23 (32.39%) Pair Programming
14 19 (26.76%) SOAP
15 18 (25.35%) Publishing
16 17 (23.94%) Oracle Database
17 16 (22.54%) Oracle Fusion

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 38 (53.52%) WebSphere
2 29 (40.85%) JBoss
2 29 (40.85%) WebSphere Process Server
3 23 (32.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 23 (32.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (19.72%) Oracle Service Bus
4 14 (19.72%) WebLogic
5 11 (15.49%) Alfresco
6 8 (11.27%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (7.04%) Oracle BPEL
8 3 (4.23%) Drupal
9 2 (2.82%) Apache
9 2 (2.82%) GlassFish
9 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.82%) WebLogic Integration
9 2 (2.82%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (1.41%) Confluence
10 1 (1.41%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (1.41%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.41%) Eloqua
5 1 (1.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (32.39%) GitHub
2 6 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) HTTP
1 4 (5.63%) SSL
2 2 (2.82%) SMTP
3 1 (1.41%) FTP
3 1 (1.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) Oracle Database
2 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (9.86%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.04%) DB2
4 5 (7.04%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (7.04%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (7.04%) SQLPlus
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.41%) Essbase
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.41%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 34 (47.89%) JUnit
2 28 (39.44%) Jenkins
3 26 (36.62%) Maven
4 24 (33.80%) Cucumber
5 23 (32.39%) Mockito
6 8 (11.27%) SoapUI
7 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
7 5 (7.04%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (5.63%) Selenium
9 3 (4.23%) JDeveloper
9 3 (4.23%) JIRA
10 2 (2.82%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.82%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (2.82%) Mocha
10 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.41%) Ant
11 1 (1.41%) Hudson
General
1 18 (25.35%) Publishing
2 7 (9.86%) Finance
3 4 (5.63%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Advertising
4 2 (2.82%) Prime Brokerage
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (80.28%) Developer
2 26 (36.62%) Java Developer
3 15 (21.13%) Oracle Developer
4 12 (16.90%) Java Engineer
4 12 (16.90%) Software Developer
5 11 (15.49%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 11 (15.49%) Java Software Developer
5 11 (15.49%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (15.49%) Software Engineer
6 9 (12.68%) SOA Developer
7 7 (9.86%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 6 (8.45%) Middleware Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Architect
9 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.63%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Analyst
10 3 (4.23%) Business Analyst
10 3 (4.23%) Consultant
10 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (57.75%) Spring
2 35 (49.30%) Java EE
3 19 (26.76%) SOAP
4 16 (22.54%) Middleware
4 16 (22.54%) Oracle Fusion
5 15 (21.13%) Web Services
6 12 (16.90%) JMS
7 10 (14.08%) XML
8 9 (12.68%) J2EE
9 8 (11.27%) REST
9 8 (11.27%) RESTful
9 8 (11.27%) WSDL
10 7 (9.86%) Ajax
10 7 (9.86%) XSLT
11 6 (8.45%) EJB
11 6 (8.45%) Hibernate
11 6 (8.45%) JSON
11 6 (8.45%) XSD
12 5 (7.04%) CSS
12 5 (7.04%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.23%) User Experience
2 2 (2.82%) Clustering
2 2 (2.82%) DataPower
2 2 (2.82%) Derivative
2 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (67.61%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (59.15%) BPMN
3 32 (45.07%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (40.85%) TDD
5 26 (36.62%) DevOps
5 26 (36.62%) Migration
5 26 (36.62%) Scrum
5 26 (36.62%) Unit Testing
6 24 (33.80%) SOA
7 23 (32.39%) Pair Programming
8 14 (19.72%) Workflow
9 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
10 10 (14.08%) Business Activity Monitoring
11 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (7.04%) ERP
12 5 (7.04%) ITIL
12 5 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (7.04%) Service Management
13 4 (5.63%) UML
14 3 (4.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 48 (67.61%) Java
2 38 (53.52%) SQL
3 9 (12.68%) PL/SQL
4 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.23%) Scala
6 2 (2.82%) ES6
6 2 (2.82%) Perl
6 2 (2.82%) XQuery
7 1 (1.41%) ABAP
7 1 (1.41%) Jython
7 1 (1.41%) Korn
7 1 (1.41%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) SAPscript
7 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) ISA Server
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 30 (42.25%) Oracle
2 8 (11.27%) IBM
3 2 (2.82%) Google
3 2 (2.82%) Kony
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.82%) Sybase
3 2 (2.82%) Yahoo!
4 1 (1.41%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.41%) Informatica
4 1 (1.41%) JDA
4 1 (1.41%) Remedy
4 1 (1.41%) SAP
4 1 (1.41%) Siebel
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