The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 April 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 132 122
Rank change year-on-year +21 -10  
Contract jobs citing BPEL 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.046% 0.035% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.043% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £340 - £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £540 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +13.68% +5.55%  
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1733 2345 2097
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.75% 82.17% 76.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1090 1315 1238
Median daily rate £413 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 47 114
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -35.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.81 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £42.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

BPEL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

BPEL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BPEL in the West Midlands

BPEL
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPEL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Warwickshire +5 1 £340 -
BPEL
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for BPEL.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 4 (100.00%) SQLPlus
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) Drupal
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Informatica
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS

BPEL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (75.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) SQLPlus
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica