The table below looks at the statistics for BPCS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BPCS over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SSA BPCS
Rank 427 - 410
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BPCS 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% - 0.022%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.064% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £345 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate - £230 £243
% change year-on-year
- -5.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
BPCS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
1554 1914 2076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.05% 8.46% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1035 1218 1315
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 6
Median hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £16.40 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.73 £40.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -39.98%

BPCS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing BPCS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

BPCS Jobs Demand Trend in London

BPCS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

BPCS Daily Rate Trend in London

BPCS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

BPCS Hourly Rate Trend in London

BPCS
Top 11 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BPCS 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 London region with a requirement for BPCS.

1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
1 2 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) FMCG
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical

BPCS
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) FMCG
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Design
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP