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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
Rank 457 474 444
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -30
Contract jobs citing BPMN 169 144 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.34% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 88 73
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £402
% change year-on-year
-5.50% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.71 £55.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% -
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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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
England +31 140 £400 +3.89% 37
London +36 51 £488 +18.18% 23
North West -12 23 £325 -31.57% 4
South East -10 21 £365 -5.19% 3
Scotland -32 19 £375 -10.71% 2
Yorkshire -27 16 £363 - 3
West Yorkshire -14 14 £365 -13.09% 3
West Midlands +9 12 £575 +22.66%
Leeds -20 12 £365 -2.66% 1
City of London +9 11 £500 +5.26% 6
Edinburgh -41 11 £425 +0.59% 2
Surrey +3 9 £325 - 3
Wales - 9 £420 - 1
South Wales - 9 £420 - 1
Cumbria - 8 £300 - 1
Glasgow +7 7 £335 +5.92%
Wiltshire -3 7 £500 - 1
Swindon -8 7 £500 - 1
South West -29 7 £500 +55.03% 2
Newport - 6 £445 - 1
Berkshire 0 5 £405 -32.50%
Cheshire -5 4 £413 - 2
Manchester -17 4 £325 -31.57% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £488 -
East of England - 4 £413 - 2
Birmingham - 4 £575 -
Coventry - 4 £575 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 3 - -
Preston - 3 £550 -
Lancashire - 3 £550 -

BPMN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 123 (34.45%) MS Visio
2 119 (33.33%) UML
3 106 (29.69%) Finance
4 98 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (26.89%) Business Analysis
6 91 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 79 (22.13%) Use Case
8 53 (14.85%) Data Modelling
9 52 (14.57%) Microsoft
10 49 (13.73%) Banking
11 43 (12.04%) Java
12 39 (10.92%) Six Sigma
13 37 (10.36%) Lean Six Sigma
14 35 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
14 35 (9.80%) TOGAF
14 35 (9.80%) SQL
15 34 (9.52%) Workflow
16 33 (9.24%) User Stories
17 32 (8.96%) Project Management
17 32 (8.96%) MS Excel
18 31 (8.68%) Migration
18 31 (8.68%) Waterfall
19 30 (8.40%) Oracle
19 30 (8.40%) Web Services
19 30 (8.40%) SOA
20 29 (8.12%) Business Process Mapping
21 28 (7.84%) Requirements Management
21 28 (7.84%) Requirements Analysis
21 28 (7.84%) CRM
21 28 (7.84%) Change Management

BPMN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (3.08%) JBoss
2 6 (1.68%) WebLogic
2 6 (1.68%) Confluence
3 4 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.12%) Documentum
3 4 (1.12%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.84%) FileNet
4 3 (0.84%) CMS
4 3 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.84%) SAS
4 3 (0.84%) IIS
4 3 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.28%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 123 (34.45%) MS Visio
2 32 (8.96%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.08%) MS Office
4 6 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.52%) BusinessWorks
1 9 (2.52%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.84%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.56%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.56%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.28%) SAP PLM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.28%) BASE24
4 1 (0.28%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.68%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (1.12%) PaaS
3 2 (0.56%) IaaS
3 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.56%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.12%) Internet
2 3 (0.84%) Extranet
2 3 (0.84%) Firewall
2 3 (0.84%) Broadband
3 2 (0.56%) LAN
3 2 (0.56%) SAN
3 2 (0.56%) WAN
3 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.28%) TETRA
4 1 (0.28%) LTE
4 1 (0.28%) NAS
4 1 (0.28%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.28%) MVNO
4 1 (0.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.28%) HTTP
4 1 (0.28%) DNS
4 1 (0.28%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.36%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.96%) IBM InfoSphere
3 7 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.68%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.40%) Data Mining
5 5 (1.40%) EDMS
6 4 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.28%) MS Access
9 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.28%) Big Data
9 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (5.32%) Eclipse
1 19 (5.32%) Maven
2 16 (4.48%) JIRA
3 13 (3.64%) JUnit
4 12 (3.36%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.52%) ANTLR
6 8 (2.24%) VisualVM
6 8 (2.24%) YourKit
6 8 (2.24%) Rational Rose
7 6 (1.68%) Subversion
8 5 (1.40%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.40%) Ant
9 4 (1.12%) VisualAge
9 4 (1.12%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 4 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.12%) Hudson
10 3 (0.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (0.84%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.56%) Selenium
11 2 (0.56%) Lombardi
General
1 106 (29.69%) Finance
2 49 (13.73%) Banking
3 21 (5.88%) Retail
4 14 (3.92%) Advertising
5 11 (3.08%) Retail Banking
5 11 (3.08%) Back Office
6 9 (2.52%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.68%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.40%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.84%) Marketing
10 3 (0.84%) Front Office
10 3 (0.84%) Legal
10 3 (0.84%) Publishing
11 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.28%) Automotive
12 1 (0.28%) Danish Language
12 1 (0.28%) French Language
12 1 (0.28%) German Language
12 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 250 (70.03%) Analyst
2 231 (64.71%) Business Analyst
3 45 (12.61%) Architect
4 38 (10.64%) Senior Analyst
5 35 (9.80%) Senior Business Analyst
6 28 (7.84%) Process Analyst
6 28 (7.84%) Developer
7 21 (5.88%) Business Process Analyst
8 17 (4.76%) Business Architect
8 17 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
9 15 (4.20%) Java Developer
10 13 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (3.64%) Process Engineer
11 12 (3.36%) Agile Business Analyst
12 11 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (3.08%) Consultant
12 11 (3.08%) Senior Developer
13 10 (2.80%) Business Systems Analyst
13 10 (2.80%) Payments Business Analyst
14 9 (2.52%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.40%) Web Services
2 19 (5.32%) Spring
2 19 (5.32%) REST
3 17 (4.76%) HTML
4 16 (4.48%) Drools
5 14 (3.92%) RESTful
6 13 (3.64%) JMS
7 10 (2.80%) HTML5
8 9 (2.52%) MyBatis
8 9 (2.52%) Apache Thrift
8 9 (2.52%) jQuery
8 9 (2.52%) XACML
8 9 (2.52%) JSON
8 9 (2.52%) SOAP
9 8 (2.24%) XML
9 8 (2.24%) Middleware
10 7 (1.96%) CSS
10 7 (1.96%) .NET
11 6 (1.68%) J2EE
11 6 (1.68%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.08%) User Experience
3 8 (2.24%) Life Science
4 7 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.68%) Economics
6 5 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.40%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (1.12%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.84%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.84%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.56%) New Media
9 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.56%) Ergonomics
10 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.28%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.28%) FMCG
10 1 (0.28%) Social Media
10 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.20%) Linux
2 3 (0.84%) Windows
3 2 (0.56%) UNIX
3 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.28%) AIX
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (33.33%) UML
2 98 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (26.89%) Business Analysis
4 91 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 79 (22.13%) Use Case
6 53 (14.85%) Data Modelling
7 39 (10.92%) Six Sigma
8 37 (10.36%) Lean Six Sigma
9 35 (9.80%) TOGAF
10 34 (9.52%) Workflow
11 33 (9.24%) User Stories
12 32 (8.96%) Project Management
13 31 (8.68%) Migration
13 31 (8.68%) Waterfall
14 30 (8.40%) SOA
15 29 (8.12%) Business Process Mapping
16 28 (7.84%) Change Management
16 28 (7.84%) CRM
16 28 (7.84%) Requirements Management
16 28 (7.84%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (12.04%) Java
2 35 (9.80%) SQL
3 19 (5.32%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.08%) Python
5 6 (1.68%) Groovy
6 5 (1.40%) C#
7 2 (0.56%) C
7 2 (0.56%) PHP
8 1 (0.28%) XQuery
8 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.28%) AspectJ
8 1 (0.28%) XPath
8 1 (0.28%) PHP5
8 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.28%) Scala
8 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.60%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.76%) Degree
3 17 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (4.76%) MCTS
4 16 (4.48%) ISEB
5 6 (1.68%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 4 (1.12%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 3 (0.84%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 3 (0.84%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.56%) IIBA
9 2 (0.56%) CBAP
9 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.28%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.28%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.20%) Solvency II
2 12 (3.36%) QA
3 11 (3.08%) Basel II
3 11 (3.08%) Basel III
4 6 (1.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.84%) EMIR
5 3 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.84%) AIFMD
5 3 (0.84%) SLA
5 3 (0.84%) COBIT
5 3 (0.84%) MiFID
6 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.56%) FATCA
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.28%) vSphere
1 1 (0.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Nagios
1 1 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.28%) SCOM
1 1 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 52 (14.57%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.40%) Oracle
3 24 (6.72%) SAP
4 22 (6.16%) IBM
5 10 (2.80%) Cognos
6 9 (2.52%) TIBCO
7 8 (2.24%) Siebel
7 8 (2.24%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.96%) Netezza
9 6 (1.68%) Cisco
9 6 (1.68%) HP
10 5 (1.40%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.40%) ArcSight
11 4 (1.12%) OpenText
11 4 (1.12%) Juniper
12 3 (0.84%) CA
12 3 (0.84%) Blue Coat
12 3 (0.84%) Websense
12 3 (0.84%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.84%) FireEye
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + (is negotiable)
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £625 - £725 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 - £800 per day + competitive
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London
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 - £725 per day + competitive
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