The first table below looks at the demand for BPCS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BPCS over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Business Applications category for the 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SSA BPCS
Rank 409 385 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing BPCS 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.019% -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.14% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £300 £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2136 1894 2421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.83% 8.77% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1138 1346
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% +0.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 7
Average hourly rate £17.41 £23.39 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.56% -14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £15.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £75.00 £53.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
BPCS
England

BPCS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BPCS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BPCS across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

BPCS Daily Rate Histogram 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 15 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing BPCS 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 BPCS.

1 12 (63.16%) RPG
2 10 (52.63%) ERP
3 8 (42.11%) Manufacturing
3 8 (42.11%) RPG IV
4 3 (15.79%) AS400
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
5 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) DB2
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.26%) Manugistics
5 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management

BPCS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing BPCS 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 BPCS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (42.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
1 8 (42.11%) Programmer
2 5 (26.32%) RPG Programmer
3 4 (21.05%) RPG Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Supply Chain Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ERP
2 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
2 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) RPG
2 8 (42.11%) RPG IV
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) SAP
1 1 (5.26%) Manugistics
1 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards