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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
Rank 133 127 127
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing BPMN 7 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.14% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
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£265 £513 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.29% +23.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -
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
2367 2069 2095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.37% 72.47% 65.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1013 1069
Average daily rate £375 £333 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 124 89
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £44.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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
Cheshire - 4 £265 - 1
Manchester -8 2 £475 -7.31% 3
Merseyside - - - -
BPMN
England

BPMN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Data Management
3 4 (40.00%) UML
3 4 (40.00%) Master Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Use Case
5 2 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (20.00%) Advertising
5 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) Siebel
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (10.00%) E-business
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing

BPMN
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Billing
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Process Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) UML
2 4 (40.00%) Data Management
2 4 (40.00%) Master Data Management
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) ERD
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) E-business
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCTS
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Siebel
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheshire
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Posted: 27 days ago