The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SSA BPCS
Rank 411 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BPCS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% - -
As % of the Business Applications category 0.088% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £363 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2284 2261 2525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.43% 8.90% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1348 1422 1458
Average daily rate £470 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £436
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 15
Average hourly rate £29.41 £17.00 £41.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.00% -58.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £14.50 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.91 £65.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.37 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -26.54%

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
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 19 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (85.71%) AS400
2 4 (57.14%) RPG
2 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 4 (57.14%) Validation
2 4 (57.14%) iSeries
3 2 (28.57%) PVCS
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) MQSeries
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
4 1 (14.29%) Manugistics
4 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Data Governance

BPCS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) PVCS
General
1 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) AS400
2 4 (57.14%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) RPG
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Manugistics
1 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards