The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
Rank 142 129 122
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing BPMN 14 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 2
Average daily rate £413 £369 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% -0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.29 - -
BPMN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3051 2405 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.27% 76.40% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1428 1031
Average daily rate £400 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 99 108
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BPMN across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

BPMN Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 6 £525 +55.55% 5
Cheshire - 6 £406 - 2
BPMN
England

BPMN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (63.16%) Finance
2 21 (55.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (42.11%) MS Visio
4 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
4 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
4 15 (39.47%) Quality Management
5 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (36.84%) UML
5 14 (36.84%) MCTS
6 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
6 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
6 13 (34.21%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (28.95%) Business Analysis
8 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (18.42%) Six Sigma
9 7 (18.42%) Lean Six Sigma
9 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (15.79%) Use Case
10 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
10 6 (15.79%) Banking
11 5 (13.16%) Advertising
11 5 (13.16%) SDLC
11 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (13.16%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (10.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 4 (10.53%) Logistics
12 4 (10.53%) Scrum
12 4 (10.53%) SOA
12 4 (10.53%) SAP
12 4 (10.53%) Oracle

BPMN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) CMS
1 1 (2.63%) Magnolia
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (42.11%) MS Visio
2 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) PaaS
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Broadband
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
1 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Ant
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (63.16%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Advertising
4 3 (7.89%) Retail
5 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.63%) Legal
6 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Analyst
2 18 (47.37%) Business Analyst
3 12 (31.58%) Process Analyst
4 9 (23.68%) Process Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Business Process Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Business IT Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Designer
7 2 (5.26%) IT Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Project Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) AML Business Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Business Process Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) SAP Business Process Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) SOA Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) UML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) J2EE
1 3 (7.89%) Middleware
2 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.26%) Spring
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.63%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (39.47%) Quality Management
3 14 (36.84%) UML
4 13 (34.21%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (28.95%) Business Analysis
6 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.42%) Lean Six Sigma
7 7 (18.42%) Six Sigma
8 6 (15.79%) Use Case
8 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
9 5 (13.16%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (13.16%) SDLC
9 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (10.53%) Logistics
10 4 (10.53%) Scrum
10 4 (10.53%) SOA
11 3 (7.89%) Migration
11 3 (7.89%) Process Management
11 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
11 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) MCTS
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (34.21%) SC Cleared
2 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Capita
3 1 (2.63%) IBM