The first table below looks at the demand for BPMN skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BPMN over the 3 months to 30 July 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 North West 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
Rank 125 130 135
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing BPMN 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.100% 0.074% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.10% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£400 - £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £403 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2107 1912 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 70.21% 70.63% 64.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 954 1106
Average daily rate £375 £338 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 92 111
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% -8.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
BPMN
England

BPMN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

BPMN Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BPMN
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

BPMN Daily Rate Trend in the North West

BPMN
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

BPMN Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

BPMN
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPMN within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
BPMN
England

BPMN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing BPMN 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 BPMN.

1 9 (81.82%) UML
2 6 (54.55%) Data Modelling
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (36.36%) ETL
4 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Dimensional Modelling
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (27.27%) OLAP
6 2 (18.18%) ERP
6 2 (18.18%) CRM
6 2 (18.18%) ISEB
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Maximo
6 2 (18.18%) Retail
6 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
6 2 (18.18%) Data Management
6 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement

BPMN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing BPMN 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 BPMN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Maximo
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (27.27%) OLAP
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Dutch Language
3 1 (9.09%) French Language
3 1 (9.09%) German Language
3 1 (9.09%) Polish Language
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Business Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Designer
4 2 (18.18%) ETL Architect
4 2 (18.18%) ETL Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Process Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) UML
2 6 (54.55%) Data Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) ETL
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Business Transformation
5 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCTS
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Siebel