The first table below looks at the demand for BPR skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BPR over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
Rank 167 208 178
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -30
Contract jobs citing BPR 25 12 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.17% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.22% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 43
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £551 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.54% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.50 £19.42
% change year-on-year
- -15.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4343 5387 5824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.37% 76.00% 74.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3231 4024 4330
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 92 87
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.90 £16.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
BPR
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BPR
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BPR across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BPR Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BPR
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BPR across the City of London region.

BPR Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

BPR
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BPR across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

BPR Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

BPR
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BPR across the City of London region.

BPR Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

BPR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BPR also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BPR.

1 34 (53.97%) Finance
2 32 (50.79%) Banking
3 24 (38.10%) Investment Banking
4 21 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (31.75%) UML
6 19 (30.16%) Degree
7 18 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
7 18 (28.57%) Business Analysis
7 18 (28.57%) Data Modelling
7 18 (28.57%) Legal
8 17 (26.98%) Document Management
9 16 (25.40%) Credit Risk
9 16 (25.40%) Change Control
9 16 (25.40%) Release Management
10 10 (15.87%) PRINCE2
10 10 (15.87%) Project Management
10 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (14.29%) Workflow
11 9 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
12 8 (12.70%) Change Management
12 8 (12.70%) MS Visio
13 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (11.11%) Programme Management
14 6 (9.52%) Front Office
15 5 (7.94%) Data Management
15 5 (7.94%) Wealth Management
15 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 4 (6.35%) Asset Management
16 4 (6.35%) MS Project
16 4 (6.35%) Scrum

BPR
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BPR also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BPR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.35%) MS Project
3 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Intranet
2 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 34 (53.97%) Finance
2 32 (50.79%) Banking
3 24 (38.10%) Investment Banking
4 18 (28.57%) Legal
5 6 (9.52%) Front Office
6 3 (4.76%) Back Office
6 3 (4.76%) Private Banking
7 2 (3.17%) Retail Banking
7 2 (3.17%) Retail
8 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.59%) Advertising
8 1 (1.59%) Publishing
8 1 (1.59%) Games
8 1 (1.59%) Billing
8 1 (1.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 48 (76.19%) Analyst
2 47 (74.60%) Business Analyst
3 16 (25.40%) IT Business Analyst
3 16 (25.40%) Credit Analyst
3 16 (25.40%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
3 16 (25.40%) Risk Analyst
3 16 (25.40%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 16 (25.40%) Legal Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.94%) Banking Business Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Process Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (1.59%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
1 1 (1.59%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.59%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Credit Risk
2 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) Market Risk
3 2 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
1 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (31.75%) UML
3 18 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 18 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 18 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 17 (26.98%) Document Management
5 16 (25.40%) Change Control
5 16 (25.40%) Release Management
6 10 (15.87%) PRINCE2
6 10 (15.87%) Project Management
6 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.29%) Workflow
7 9 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
8 8 (12.70%) Change Management
9 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (11.11%) Programme Management
10 5 (7.94%) Data Management
10 5 (7.94%) Wealth Management
10 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (6.35%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) ISEB
3 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.59%) PMP
4 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) XenApp
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle
1 3 (4.76%) IBM
2 2 (3.17%) Citrix
3 1 (1.59%) Sony
3 1 (1.59%) SAP
3 1 (1.59%) JDA
3 1 (1.59%) Google
3 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow