The table below looks at the statistics for BPMN skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BPMN over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
Rank 412 432 446
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +14
Contract jobs citing BPMN 189 159 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.30% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.40% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 106 64
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£375 £418 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £47.71 £55.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.71 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.25% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41993 40075 34817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.16% 75.26% 74.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26828 25290 20785
Average daily rate £413 £400 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1188 1197 1041
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.82 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

BPMN
Jobs Demand Trend

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

BPMN Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BPMN
Daily Rate Trend

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

BPMN Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BPMN
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BPMN within the UK over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

BPMN Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BPMN
Hourly Rate Trend

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

BPMN Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BPMN
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPMN within the UK over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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
England +35 159 £379 -9.92% 9
London +20 76 £375 -9.63% 4
Scotland -18 26 £350 -12.50% 1
South East -2 23 £440 +10.00% 3
South West +6 20 £465 +3.21%
City of London +16 18 £438 +17.44% 2
Edinburgh -25 17 £350 -12.50% 1
North West -4 16 £350 -11.16% 2
Surrey +13 15 £535 +64.61% 1
Wiltshire +1 12 £500 +10.98%
Swindon +6 11 £490 +8.76%
Cumbria -3 9 £350 - 1
West Midlands -7 8 £388 -25.30%
Yorkshire -12 8 £331 -17.76%
West Yorkshire -7 7 £331 -17.76%
East Sussex - 7 £415 -
Glasgow - 7 £540 -
Brighton - 6 £425 -
Staines - 5 - -
Somerset +7 4 £325 +12.06%
Guildford +5 4 £550 +57.70%
Halifax - 4 £329 -
Cheshire - 4 £444 - 1
Durham - 4 £288 -
North East - 4 £288 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £425 -
Manchester -3 3 £238 -38.78%
Leeds -7 3 £331 -28.81%
Wales -8 3 £300 -45.50% 1
South Wales -11 3 £300 -45.50% 1

BPMN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 107 (30.66%) Finance
1 107 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (30.37%) MS Visio
3 101 (28.94%) UML
4 99 (28.37%) Business Analysis
5 84 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 63 (18.05%) Data Modelling
6 63 (18.05%) Use Case
7 47 (13.47%) Java
8 46 (13.18%) Banking
9 45 (12.89%) Microsoft
10 42 (12.03%) Project Management
11 37 (10.60%) TOGAF
11 37 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (10.32%) Workflow
13 35 (10.03%) SQL
14 33 (9.46%) SOA
14 33 (9.46%) Six Sigma
15 31 (8.88%) GAP Analysis
16 30 (8.60%) Scrum
16 30 (8.60%) User Stories
17 29 (8.31%) Migration
17 29 (8.31%) Oracle
18 28 (8.02%) Web Services
18 28 (8.02%) ITIL
18 28 (8.02%) PRINCE2
19 27 (7.74%) Lean Six Sigma
20 25 (7.16%) Business Process Mapping
21 24 (6.88%) Waterfall
21 24 (6.88%) Requirements Management

BPMN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 14 (4.01%) Confluence
2 13 (3.72%) JBoss
3 6 (1.72%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.15%) IIS
4 4 (1.15%) Documentum
4 4 (1.15%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.86%) FileNet
6 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.57%) SAS
6 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.29%) Apache
7 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 106 (30.37%) MS Visio
2 24 (6.88%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.44%) MS Office
4 5 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.58%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.43%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (1.15%) Maximo
4 4 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.57%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.29%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.29%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.29%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.29%) IBM Blueworks
2 6 (1.72%) SaaS
3 3 (0.86%) IaaS
4 2 (0.57%) PaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.43%) Firewall
2 4 (1.15%) LAN
2 4 (1.15%) WAN
3 3 (0.86%) Ethernet
3 3 (0.86%) Broadband
3 3 (0.86%) Intranet
3 3 (0.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (0.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (0.57%) LTE
4 2 (0.57%) SAN
5 1 (0.29%) Extranet
5 1 (0.29%) DNS
5 1 (0.29%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.29%) NAS
5 1 (0.29%) MVNO
5 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.29%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.72%) Relational Database
2 9 (2.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.58%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.01%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.43%) MS Access
4 5 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.43%) EDMS
5 4 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.86%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.86%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.57%) OLTP
8 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.29%) Big Data
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (6.59%) JIRA
2 17 (4.87%) Eclipse
3 16 (4.58%) Maven
4 15 (4.30%) JUnit
5 12 (3.44%) VisualVM
5 12 (3.44%) YourKit
6 8 (2.29%) Rational Rose
7 6 (1.72%) Lombardi
8 5 (1.43%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.15%) ANTLR
10 3 (0.86%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (0.57%) Subversion
11 2 (0.57%) Ant
11 2 (0.57%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.57%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.29%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.29%) Gradle
12 1 (0.29%) Artifactory
General
1 107 (30.66%) Finance
2 46 (13.18%) Banking
3 18 (5.16%) Retail
4 11 (3.15%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.58%) Advertising
5 9 (2.58%) Back Office
6 7 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.72%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.15%) Marketing
9 3 (0.86%) French Language
10 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.57%) Games
10 2 (0.57%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Front Office
11 1 (0.29%) German Language
11 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 242 (69.34%) Analyst
2 224 (64.18%) Business Analyst
3 40 (11.46%) Developer
4 37 (10.60%) Architect
5 26 (7.45%) Senior Analyst
6 24 (6.88%) Senior Business Analyst
7 20 (5.73%) Systems Analyst
8 18 (5.16%) Process Analyst
8 18 (5.16%) Java Developer
9 17 (4.87%) Business Systems Analyst
10 16 (4.58%) Business Architect
10 16 (4.58%) Agile Business Analyst
11 14 (4.01%) Business Process Analyst
12 12 (3.44%) Financial Business Analyst
13 10 (2.87%) Banking Business Analyst
14 9 (2.58%) Designer
15 8 (2.29%) Payments Business Analyst
15 8 (2.29%) TM1 Developer
15 8 (2.29%) Process Engineer
15 8 (2.29%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.02%) Web Services
2 19 (5.44%) Drools
2 19 (5.44%) RESTful
2 19 (5.44%) REST
3 17 (4.87%) HTML
4 16 (4.58%) JMS
4 16 (4.58%) Spring
4 16 (4.58%) HTML5
5 15 (4.30%) XML
6 8 (2.29%) SOAP
7 7 (2.01%) XSD
8 6 (1.72%) .NET
8 6 (1.72%) XSLT
8 6 (1.72%) JSON
8 6 (1.72%) WSDL
9 5 (1.43%) Middleware
9 5 (1.43%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.43%) CSS
10 4 (1.15%) J2EE
10 4 (1.15%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.87%) User Experience
3 9 (2.58%) Data Structures
4 8 (2.29%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.29%) Life Science
5 6 (1.72%) Economics
6 5 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.43%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (0.86%) PMI
7 3 (0.86%) Wiki
7 3 (0.86%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.86%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.57%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.57%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.29%) Frameworx
9 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.29%) Social Media
9 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.16%) Linux
2 3 (0.86%) UNIX
2 3 (0.86%) Windows
2 3 (0.86%) Android
3 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.29%) AIX
3 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (28.94%) UML
3 99 (28.37%) Business Analysis
4 84 (24.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (18.05%) Data Modelling
5 63 (18.05%) Use Case
6 42 (12.03%) Project Management
7 37 (10.60%) TOGAF
8 36 (10.32%) Workflow
9 33 (9.46%) Six Sigma
9 33 (9.46%) SOA
10 31 (8.88%) GAP Analysis
11 30 (8.60%) Scrum
11 30 (8.60%) User Stories
12 29 (8.31%) Migration
13 28 (8.02%) ITIL
13 28 (8.02%) PRINCE2
14 27 (7.74%) Lean Six Sigma
15 25 (7.16%) Business Process Mapping
16 24 (6.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (13.47%) Java
2 35 (10.03%) SQL
3 21 (6.02%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.72%) Python
5 4 (1.15%) C#
6 1 (0.29%) COBOL
6 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.29%) Groovy
6 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.29%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (6.59%) ISEB
2 17 (4.87%) Degree
3 15 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.15%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.58%) MCTS
5 9 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.29%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 4 (1.15%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 3 (0.86%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.57%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 2 (0.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.57%) IIBA
10 1 (0.29%) CBAP
10 1 (0.29%) CCNA
10 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.58%) Solvency II
2 14 (4.01%) QA
3 13 (3.72%) Basel III
3 13 (3.72%) Basel II
4 7 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.43%) COBIT
6 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.86%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.57%) FATCA
7 2 (0.57%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.29%) vSphere
1 1 (0.29%) vCloud
1 1 (0.29%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Nagios
1 1 (0.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (12.89%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.31%) Oracle
3 23 (6.59%) IBM
3 23 (6.59%) SAP
4 12 (3.44%) Cognos
5 9 (2.58%) Business Objects
6 7 (2.01%) Cisco
6 7 (2.01%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.72%) CheckPoint
7 6 (1.72%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.43%) HP
9 4 (1.15%) Siebel
9 4 (1.15%) OpenText
9 4 (1.15%) ArcSight
10 3 (0.86%) Netezza
10 3 (0.86%) F5
10 3 (0.86%) Nokia
10 3 (0.86%) Juniper
11 2 (0.57%) CA
11 2 (0.57%) Lotus
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