The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Oracle BPEL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle BPEL Process Manager
UK
Rank 582 638 615
Rank change year-on-year +56 -23  
Contract jobs citing Oracle BPEL 1 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.030%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.013% 0.022% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £425 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.60%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +5.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Oracle BPEL is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7799 9160 9338
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.36% 17.21% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5106 5825 5538
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 226 346
Median hourly rate £18.68 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.60% +5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

Oracle BPEL
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Oracle BPEL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle BPEL in the UK

Oracle BPEL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle BPEL in the UK

Oracle BPEL
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle 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 +48 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Oracle BPEL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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 Oracle BPEL.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) BPEL
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (40.00%) SAML
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) WSDL
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSD
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful

Oracle BPEL
Top Related 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 3 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
1 3 (60.00%) SOA Developer
2 2 (40.00%) BPM Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware Developer
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (40.00%) SAML
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) WSDL
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSD
3 1 (20.00%) JAX-WS
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) BPEL
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Human Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) XQuery
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle