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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BPMN over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
Rank 145 137 128
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing BPMN 21 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.38% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.49% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 2
Median daily rate £550 £343 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.58% -13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £226 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £651 £400 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £47.39 £47.71 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.67% +59.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.39 £47.71 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-0.67% -13.25%
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
3201 2861 2326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.74% 77.66% 74.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2003 1652 1221
Median daily rate £425 £393 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 137 117
Median hourly rate £36.52 £35.00 £30.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £14.50 £13.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.97 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

BPMN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing BPMN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPMN within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire 0 8 £625 +55.08%
Manchester -14 5 £500 +110.52% 3
Merseyside - 5 £500 -
Cumbria -5 2 £338 -3.57%
BPMN
England

BPMN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BPMN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for BPMN.

1 13 (36.11%) UML
2 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 8 (22.22%) eTOM
5 7 (19.44%) Finance
5 7 (19.44%) ISEB
5 7 (19.44%) Internet
6 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 6 (16.67%) Visualisation
7 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
7 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (13.89%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (13.89%) Data Protection
7 5 (13.89%) Data Flow Diagram
8 4 (11.11%) Conflict Management
8 4 (11.11%) Use Case
8 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (11.11%) Process Management
8 4 (11.11%) Information Management
8 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
9 3 (8.33%) Information Security
9 3 (8.33%) BPR
9 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 3 (8.33%) Advertising
9 3 (8.33%) Validation
9 3 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis

BPMN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) Magnolia
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) Broadband
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Ant
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 7 (19.44%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Advertising
4 2 (5.56%) Banking
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Analyst
2 15 (41.67%) Business Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Architect
4 7 (19.44%) Enterprise Architect
4 7 (19.44%) Network Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Telecoms Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Architect
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Enterprise Architect
6 5 (13.89%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) Security Advisor
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) UML Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) UML Business Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Lead Business Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Process Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Security Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 6 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Unix
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) UML
2 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 8 (22.22%) eTOM
5 5 (13.89%) Data Flow Diagram
5 5 (13.89%) Data Protection
5 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
6 4 (11.11%) Conflict Management
6 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (11.11%) Information Management
6 4 (11.11%) Process Management
6 4 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (11.11%) Use Case
7 3 (8.33%) BPR
7 3 (8.33%) Information Security
7 3 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) ISEB
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Capita
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle