The table below looks at the statistics for BPMN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BPMN over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
Rank 90 109 102
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Contract jobs citing BPMN 34 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.23% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 0.17% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £290 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £350 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £394 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.49% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2080 1732 1800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.25% 69.45% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 858 885
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 79
Average hourly rate £32.00 £29.00 £19.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +46.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

BPMN
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

BPMN Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

BPMN
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

BPMN Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

BPMN
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BPMN across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

BPMN Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

BPMN
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPMN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Edinburgh +28 32 £450 +28.57%
Glasgow -19 2 £338 +8.00%
West Lothian - - - -
BPMN
UK

BPMN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 53 (63.86%) JBoss
2 52 (62.65%) Java
3 41 (49.40%) Drools
4 34 (40.96%) jBPM
5 31 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (34.94%) Use Case
7 27 (32.53%) Workflow
8 26 (31.33%) SOA
9 24 (28.92%) Java EE
10 20 (24.10%) MS Visio
10 20 (24.10%) UML
11 18 (21.69%) Data Modelling
11 18 (21.69%) Web Services
11 18 (21.69%) TDD
12 17 (20.48%) Hibernate
12 17 (20.48%) Spring
13 16 (19.28%) XML
14 15 (18.07%) User Stories
15 14 (16.87%) Maven
15 14 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (16.87%) Eclipse
15 14 (16.87%) Process Management
16 13 (15.66%) XSLT
16 13 (15.66%) Performance Monitoring
17 12 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
18 10 (12.05%) JRules
19 8 (9.64%) Content Management
20 6 (7.23%) Oracle
20 6 (7.23%) Waterfall
21 5 (6.02%) Pega

BPMN
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (1.20%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (24.10%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.82%) MS Project
3 1 (1.20%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) LDAP
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) MS Access
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (16.87%) Eclipse
1 14 (16.87%) Maven
2 4 (4.82%) JIRA
3 3 (3.61%) Subversion
4 1 (1.20%) Ant
General
1 4 (4.82%) Billing
2 1 (1.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (50.60%) Developer
2 36 (43.37%) Java Developer
3 26 (31.33%) Analyst
3 26 (31.33%) Business Analyst
4 8 (9.64%) Senior Business Analyst
4 8 (9.64%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Architect
6 6 (7.23%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.02%) UML Business Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.41%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.41%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.41%) Java Team Leader
9 2 (2.41%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.20%) Business Systems Analyst
10 1 (1.20%) Systems Analyst
10 1 (1.20%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (49.40%) Drools
2 34 (40.96%) jBPM
3 24 (28.92%) Java EE
4 18 (21.69%) Web Services
5 17 (20.48%) Hibernate
5 17 (20.48%) Spring
6 16 (19.28%) XML
7 13 (15.66%) XSLT
8 10 (12.05%) JRules
9 3 (3.61%) XHTML
9 3 (3.61%) HTML
10 2 (2.41%) J2EE
10 2 (2.41%) JAAS
11 1 (1.20%) SOAP
11 1 (1.20%) XSL
11 1 (1.20%) EDI
11 1 (1.20%) Middleware
11 1 (1.20%) JSF
11 1 (1.20%) JSR 286
11 1 (1.20%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.35%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.94%) Use Case
3 27 (32.53%) Workflow
4 26 (31.33%) SOA
5 20 (24.10%) UML
6 18 (21.69%) Data Modelling
6 18 (21.69%) TDD
7 15 (18.07%) User Stories
8 14 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (16.87%) Process Management
9 13 (15.66%) Performance Monitoring
10 12 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (9.64%) Content Management
12 6 (7.23%) Waterfall
13 5 (6.02%) Business Analysis
13 5 (6.02%) Scrum
13 5 (6.02%) CRM
14 4 (4.82%) Migration
14 4 (4.82%) Data Migration
15 3 (3.61%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (62.65%) Java
2 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.20%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) Python
2 1 (1.20%) XQuery
2 1 (1.20%) Jython
2 1 (1.20%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (2.41%) ISEB
2 1 (1.20%) HNC
2 1 (1.20%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 53 (63.86%) JBoss
2 6 (7.23%) Oracle
3 5 (6.02%) Pega
4 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.20%) SAP