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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
Rank 139 128 140
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Contract jobs citing BPMN 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.14% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
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£475 £513 £548
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% -6.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £402 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.37% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
2228 2013 2127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.32% 70.24% 64.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1232 1030 1130
Average daily rate £368 £333 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 99 108
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.20% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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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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 -13 2 £475 -7.31% 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
BPMN
England

BPMN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (62.50%) UML
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Data Management
3 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) Master Data Management
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (25.00%) Use Case
4 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) MCTS
5 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Advertising
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Billing

BPMN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Process Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) UML
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Master Data Management
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Data Management
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) ERD
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Siebel