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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
Rank 424 439 472
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +33
Contract jobs citing BPMN 168 149 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.37% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 95 37
Average daily rate
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£411 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £270 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £413 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +28.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.00 -

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
41890 39937 34135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.23% 74.95% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26101 24544 20460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1180 1127 1112
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 £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +27 137 £413 -2.94% 30
London +38 84 £420 +1.81% 12
Scotland -20 30 £410 +9.33% 1
South West -5 19 £500 +13.96% 3
City of London +19 16 £475 +46.15% 4
Glasgow - 12 £415 - 1
South East -29 11 £375 -16.66% 5
Yorkshire +1 9 £285 -43.56% 4
South Yorkshire - 8 £270 -
Sheffield - 7 £285 -
Manchester -10 6 £369 -15.71%
North West -18 6 £369 -18.05% 1
Hampshire -6 5 £375 - 2
Berkshire -3 2 £500 +11.11% 1
East Midlands -8 2 £225 -52.63%
Docklands, London - 2 - -
West Yorkshire -12 1 £326 -35.44% 4
Northamptonshire -14 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
South Wales - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -

BPMN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 117 (33.52%) UML
2 102 (29.23%) Finance
3 94 (26.93%) Business Analysis
4 93 (26.65%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (23.78%) Data Modelling
6 80 (22.92%) MS Visio
7 65 (18.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 60 (17.19%) Use Case
9 52 (14.90%) Banking
10 50 (14.33%) Java
11 45 (12.89%) Workflow
12 42 (12.03%) SOA
13 40 (11.46%) Project Management
14 39 (11.17%) Microsoft
15 36 (10.32%) GAP Analysis
16 35 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
17 31 (8.88%) SQL
17 31 (8.88%) Business Transformation
18 29 (8.31%) BPR
18 29 (8.31%) Retail
19 28 (8.02%) TOGAF
20 26 (7.45%) Requirements Analysis
20 26 (7.45%) Oracle
21 25 (7.16%) ITIL
21 25 (7.16%) User Acceptance Testing
22 24 (6.88%) Scrum
23 22 (6.30%) PRINCE2
24 21 (6.02%) JavaScript
25 20 (5.73%) Six Sigma
25 20 (5.73%) Degree

BPMN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 15 (4.30%) Confluence
2 12 (3.44%) JBoss
3 6 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.43%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.86%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (0.57%) CMS
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.29%) Documentum
7 1 (0.29%) FileNet
7 1 (0.29%) IIS
7 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 80 (22.92%) MS Visio
2 18 (5.16%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.15%) MS Office
4 6 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.29%) Maximo
1 8 (2.29%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (2.01%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.86%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.29%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.29%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.29%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.43%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (1.15%) SaaS
3 2 (0.57%) PaaS
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.15%) Broadband
2 3 (0.86%) Intranet
3 2 (0.57%) Firewall
3 2 (0.57%) LAN
3 2 (0.57%) WAN
3 2 (0.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (0.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.29%) SSL
4 1 (0.29%) BT 21CN
4 1 (0.29%) LTE
4 1 (0.29%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.15%) Relational Database
2 8 (2.29%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.72%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.43%) MS Access
5 4 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.57%) OLTP
7 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.57%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (4.58%) JIRA
2 15 (4.30%) Maven
2 15 (4.30%) Eclipse
3 12 (3.44%) JUnit
4 9 (2.58%) Rational Rose
4 9 (2.58%) VisualVM
4 9 (2.58%) YourKit
5 7 (2.01%) Lombardi
6 4 (1.15%) Ant
7 3 (0.86%) Subversion
7 3 (0.86%) Hudson
7 3 (0.86%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.57%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.29%) ANTLR
9 1 (0.29%) JProfiler
9 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 102 (29.23%) Finance
2 52 (14.90%) Banking
3 29 (8.31%) Retail
4 13 (3.72%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.15%) Back Office
6 10 (2.87%) Marketing
7 8 (2.29%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.43%) Advertising
9 4 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.15%) Legal
9 4 (1.15%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.57%) Military
10 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.57%) French Language
10 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Front Office
11 1 (0.29%) Games
11 1 (0.29%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) German Language
11 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 251 (71.92%) Analyst
2 227 (65.04%) Business Analyst
3 37 (10.60%) Architect
3 37 (10.60%) Developer
3 37 (10.60%) Senior Analyst
4 34 (9.74%) Process Analyst
5 32 (9.17%) Senior Business Analyst
6 23 (6.59%) Business Process Analyst
7 18 (5.16%) Systems Analyst
8 17 (4.87%) Business Systems Analyst
8 17 (4.87%) Java Developer
9 15 (4.30%) Consultant
9 15 (4.30%) Business Architect
10 13 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (3.72%) Agile Business Analyst
11 12 (3.44%) Financial Business Analyst
12 11 (3.15%) UML Business Analyst
13 8 (2.29%) Banking Business Analyst
13 8 (2.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
14 6 (1.72%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.44%) XML
2 18 (5.16%) Web Services
3 16 (4.58%) Drools
3 16 (4.58%) REST
4 14 (4.01%) HTML5
4 14 (4.01%) HTML
5 13 (3.72%) JMS
5 13 (3.72%) Spring
6 10 (2.87%) RESTful
7 9 (2.58%) Middleware
7 9 (2.58%) XSLT
8 8 (2.29%) SOAP
9 7 (2.01%) XSD
10 6 (1.72%) WSDL
11 5 (1.43%) jBPM
12 4 (1.15%) Oracle ADF
12 4 (1.15%) Hibernate
12 4 (1.15%) Java EE
13 3 (0.86%) JSON
13 3 (0.86%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.58%) Data Structures
2 9 (2.58%) User Experience
3 8 (2.29%) Smart Meter
4 7 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.43%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.43%) Wiki
6 4 (1.15%) Pharmacovigilance
6 4 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.86%) PMI
8 2 (0.57%) Life Science
8 2 (0.57%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.57%) FMCG
8 2 (0.57%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.29%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.29%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.29%) Open Source
9 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.29%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.01%) Linux
2 3 (0.86%) Android
3 2 (0.57%) UNIX
4 1 (0.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (33.52%) UML
2 94 (26.93%) Business Analysis
3 93 (26.65%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (23.78%) Data Modelling
5 65 (18.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 60 (17.19%) Use Case
7 45 (12.89%) Workflow
8 42 (12.03%) SOA
9 40 (11.46%) Project Management
10 36 (10.32%) GAP Analysis
11 31 (8.88%) Business Transformation
12 29 (8.31%) BPR
13 28 (8.02%) TOGAF
14 26 (7.45%) Requirements Analysis
15 25 (7.16%) ITIL
15 25 (7.16%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (6.88%) Scrum
17 22 (6.30%) PRINCE2
18 20 (5.73%) Six Sigma
19 19 (5.44%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (14.33%) Java
2 31 (8.88%) SQL
3 21 (6.02%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.87%) Python
5 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.29%) C#
5 1 (0.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 20 (5.73%) Degree
2 19 (5.44%) ISEB
3 16 (4.58%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.86%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.29%) CIMA
7 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.29%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.73%) Solvency II
2 19 (5.44%) QA
3 17 (4.87%) Basel III
3 17 (4.87%) Basel II
4 5 (1.43%) COBIT
5 4 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.86%) MiFID
6 3 (0.86%) EMIR
7 2 (0.57%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.86%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.29%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 4 (1.15%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 39 (11.17%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.45%) Oracle
3 19 (5.44%) IBM
4 18 (5.16%) SAP
5 9 (2.58%) Business Objects
6 8 (2.29%) TIBCO
7 7 (2.01%) Cognos
8 6 (1.72%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.43%) Pega
10 3 (0.86%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.57%) Teradata
11 2 (0.57%) webMethods
11 2 (0.57%) RedPrairie
11 2 (0.57%) F5
11 2 (0.57%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.57%) Embarcadero
11 2 (0.57%) Nokia
11 2 (0.57%) Cisco
12 1 (0.29%) Siebel
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