Period
to 17 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Oracle BPM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle BPM over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 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.

Oracle Business Process Management (OBPM)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 755 820 780
Rank change year-on-year +65 -40 -27
Contract jobs citing Oracle BPM 52 85 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.082% 0.093%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.86% 1.31% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 45 47
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £413 £368 £342
90th Percentile £600 £592 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +3.16% +11.76% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 -

Oracle BPM is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 6,036 6,478 8,223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.09% 6.28% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,612 3,802 4,849
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +4.55%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £660 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 82 91
UK median hourly rate £33.75 £24.25 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.18% -14.91% +14.00%
10th Percentile £11.76 £11.67 £13.00
90th Percentile £68.13 £61.13 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £31.33
% change year-on-year +60.92% -30.57% +1.05%

Oracle BPM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle BPM in the UK

Oracle BPM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle BPM in the UK

Oracle BPM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle BPM over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle BPM in the UK

Oracle BPM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle BPM in the UK

Oracle BPM
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle BPM within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. 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
UK excluding London +39 37 £490 +3.16% 5
England +53 31 £490 -4.39% 6
Wales +27 16 £475 +5.56%
London +72 12 £525 -3.45% 1
North of England +40 7 £490 +50.77%
South West -6 7 £469 +4.17% 1
North West - 6 £490 -
East of England +31 2 £425 -10.53%
South East +16 2 - - 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £600 -
Midlands +34 1 £613 +6.52% 2
Yorkshire +29 1 - -
West Midlands +21 1 £613 +6.52%

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle BPM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Oracle BPM.

1 52 (100.00%) Oracle
2 38 (73.08%) SOA
2 38 (73.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 27 (51.92%) Middleware
3 27 (51.92%) WebLogic
4 24 (46.15%) Oracle Fusion
5 23 (44.23%) Oracle Database
6 22 (42.31%) Java
7 20 (38.46%) Python
8 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (34.62%) Linux
9 18 (34.62%) DevOps
10 17 (32.69%) Ansible
11 16 (30.77%) WebSphere
12 15 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (28.85%) SQL
12 15 (28.85%) Azure
12 15 (28.85%) AWS
13 14 (26.92%) Oracle Service Bus
13 14 (26.92%) Oracle Database 12c
13 14 (26.92%) Infrastructure Automation
13 14 (26.92%) Tomcat
13 14 (26.92%) Oracle ADF
14 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
14 13 (25.00%) IBM
14 13 (25.00%) JBoss
14 13 (25.00%) XML
14 13 (25.00%) Jenkins
15 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
15 12 (23.08%) Problem-Solving

Oracle BPM
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 (73.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 27 (51.92%) WebLogic
3 16 (30.77%) WebSphere
4 14 (26.92%) Oracle Service Bus
4 14 (26.92%) Tomcat
5 13 (25.00%) JBoss
6 10 (19.23%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (13.46%) Confluence
8 6 (11.54%) Apache
8 6 (11.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (5.77%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.85%) AWS
1 15 (28.85%) Azure
2 6 (11.54%) OpenShift
3 5 (9.62%) GitHub
4 4 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.92%) BPaaS
5 1 (1.92%) npm
5 1 (1.92%) NuGet
5 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) HTTP
2 3 (5.77%) IMAP
2 3 (5.77%) SMTP
2 3 (5.77%) SSL
3 2 (3.85%) SSH
4 1 (1.92%) DNS
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (44.23%) Oracle Database
2 14 (26.92%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (13.46%) Big Data
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.85%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Smart View
7 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 11 (21.15%) JIRA
4 8 (15.38%) Maven
5 6 (11.54%) Selenium
6 5 (9.62%) JUnit
7 4 (7.69%) Appium
7 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.69%) GitLab
7 4 (7.69%) Mockito
7 4 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (5.77%) JDeveloper
9 2 (3.85%) Ant
9 2 (3.85%) Hudson
9 2 (3.85%) JMeter
9 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
9 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.85%) Subversion
9 2 (3.85%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Developer
2 8 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Middleware Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Middleware Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Administrator
5 5 (9.62%) Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) Middleware Administrator
5 5 (9.62%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Architect
6 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Java Middleware Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Middleware Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Middleware Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Web Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (51.92%) Middleware
2 24 (46.15%) Oracle Fusion
3 14 (26.92%) Oracle ADF
4 13 (25.00%) XML
5 10 (19.23%) Web Services
6 8 (15.38%) JSON
7 7 (13.46%) SOAP
7 7 (13.46%) WebCenter
8 6 (11.54%) Java EE
9 5 (9.62%) JMS
9 5 (9.62%) Spring
10 4 (7.69%) JSF
10 4 (7.69%) LDAP
10 4 (7.69%) OAuth
10 4 (7.69%) REST
11 3 (5.77%) CSS
11 3 (5.77%) HTML
11 3 (5.77%) J2EE
11 3 (5.77%) jBPM
11 3 (5.77%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) PKI
3 5 (9.62%) Cloud Native
4 3 (5.77%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.92%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Linux
2 7 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) SOA
2 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (34.62%) DevOps
4 15 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (26.92%) Infrastructure Automation
6 12 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (21.15%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (17.31%) High Availability
8 9 (17.31%) Scrum
8 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
9 8 (15.38%) BPEL
10 6 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (11.54%) TDD
11 5 (9.62%) BDD
11 5 (9.62%) Business Activity Monitoring
11 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
11 5 (9.62%) Kanban
11 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
12 4 (7.69%) SDLC
12 4 (7.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) Java
2 20 (38.46%) Python
3 15 (28.85%) SQL
4 12 (23.08%) Shell Script
5 7 (13.46%) Bash Shell
6 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.77%) Java 8
7 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.85%) C
8 2 (3.85%) C++
8 2 (3.85%) Scala
9 1 (1.92%) Groovy
9 1 (1.92%) Perl
9 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.92%) XPath
9 1 (1.92%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.31%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (9.62%) Degree
3 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Docker
2 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (1.92%) iptables
3 1 (1.92%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (32.69%) Ansible
2 11 (21.15%) Puppet
3 6 (11.54%) Kubernetes
4 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.92%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (25.00%) IBM
3 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (3.85%) Remedy
5 2 (3.85%) SAP
6 1 (1.92%) Adobe
6 1 (1.92%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.92%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.92%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.92%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.92%) NetIQ