The table below looks at the statistics for BPMN skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BPMN over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
Rank 123 132 110
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Contract jobs citing BPMN 21 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 0.41% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.54% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 15
Average daily rate £475 £500 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £446 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £547 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.29 - £39.25
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2396 2409 1960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.84% 75.97% 75.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1659 1585 1226
Average daily rate £380 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 104 98
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

BPMN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

BPMN Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

BPMN
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

BPMN Daily Rate Trend in the South West

BPMN
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BPMN across the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

BPMN Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

BPMN
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 14 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
Wiltshire -3 10 £500 -
Bristol +8 7 £394 -10.51%
Dorset - 3 £475 -
Somerset - 1 £388 -
BPMN
England

BPMN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 20 (68.97%) UML
2 19 (65.52%) MS Visio
2 19 (65.52%) Finance
3 17 (58.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (34.48%) Project Management
4 10 (34.48%) PRINCE2
4 10 (34.48%) ISEB
4 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
4 10 (34.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (27.59%) Banking
5 8 (27.59%) Target Operating Model
6 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
6 6 (20.69%) Use Case
7 5 (17.24%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
7 5 (17.24%) BPR
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) SSADM
7 5 (17.24%) DSDM
7 5 (17.24%) Basel II
7 5 (17.24%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (17.24%) Basel III
7 5 (17.24%) Solvency II
7 5 (17.24%) Business Transformation
8 4 (13.79%) IBM
9 3 (10.34%) Scrum
10 2 (6.90%) Load Testing
10 2 (6.90%) SAP Implementation
10 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
10 2 (6.90%) Jython

BPMN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (65.52%) MS Visio
2 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (34.48%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
1 2 (6.90%) SSL
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Analyst
1 25 (86.21%) Business Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Senior Analyst
2 11 (37.93%) Senior Business Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Process Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Process Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Business Finance Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Pensions Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Pensions Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Process Mapping Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) J2EE
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) UML
2 17 (58.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (34.48%) PRINCE2
3 10 (34.48%) Project Management
4 8 (27.59%) Target Operating Model
5 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
5 6 (20.69%) Use Case
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) BPR
6 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) Business Transformation
6 5 (17.24%) DSDM
6 5 (17.24%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) SSADM
7 3 (10.34%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) BPEL
8 2 (6.90%) Load Testing
8 2 (6.90%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Jython
1 2 (6.90%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) Basel II
1 5 (17.24%) Basel III
1 5 (17.24%) Solvency II
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) IBM
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) Capita