The table below looks at the statistics for BPCS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BPCS over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SSA BPCS
UK
Rank 595 626 607
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -19
Contract jobs citing BPCS 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.008%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.051% 0.072% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £375 £209
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +79.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £209
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
3945 4166 4851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.81% 8.02% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2440 2496 2733
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 50 39
Median hourly rate £33.00 £32.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £69.07 £58.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +52.77%

BPCS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing BPCS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

BPCS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BPCS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BPCS within the UK.

BPCS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BPCS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BPCS within the UK.

BPCS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BPCS
Top 1 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPCS within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
England +26 1 - - 1

BPCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BPCS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BPCS.

1 4 (80.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) Service Design
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) OLAP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) OLTP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (20.00%) French Language
4 1 (20.00%) German Language
4 1 (20.00%) Italian Language
4 1 (20.00%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (20.00%) Swedish Language

BPCS
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) OLAP
1 1 (20.00%) OLTP
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) French Language
2 1 (20.00%) German Language
2 1 (20.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (20.00%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (20.00%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Report Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Rollout Manager
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Manager
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Service Design
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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