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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
Rank 406 448 430
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -18
Contract jobs citing BPMN 168 111 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 70 53
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£380 £420 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
37746 36266 32728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.34% 74.25% 72.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24225 22016 19460
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 992 1106 1306
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +32 137 £395 -9.71% 23
London +30 63 £450 +2.85% 12
Yorkshire +14 26 £300 -10.44% 3
Scotland -3 24 £348 +33.39% 1
City of London +16 18 £469 +44.24% 5
South Yorkshire +14 14 £273 -18.65% 3
South West -20 14 £500 +14.28% 2
Sheffield - 13 £275 - 2
South East -10 11 £375 - 2
West Yorkshire +2 8 £375 +20.00%
North West +2 8 £335 -25.55% 1
East Midlands +23 7 £245 - 1
Surrey - 7 £325 -
Glasgow +2 6 £348 - 1
Manchester - 6 £330 - 1
West Midlands +2 5 £300 -26.15% 1
North Yorkshire +7 4 £375 -6.25%
Birmingham -1 4 £300 +3.44%
Leeds -9 4 £375 +20.00%
York - 3 £375 -
East of England - 3 £383 -
Berkshire -1 2 £400 +6.66% 1
Northampton -3 2 - -
Northamptonshire -5 2 - -
Bristol -14 2 £420 -4.00%
Cheshire +1 1 - -
Slough - 1 £400 - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -

BPMN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 118 (34.60%) UML
2 96 (28.15%) Business Analysis
3 91 (26.69%) Finance
4 85 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (24.34%) Data Modelling
6 72 (21.11%) MS Visio
7 65 (19.06%) Use Case
8 56 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 47 (13.78%) Banking
9 47 (13.78%) SOA
9 47 (13.78%) Java
10 41 (12.02%) Workflow
10 41 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
11 37 (10.85%) Project Management
12 32 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
12 32 (9.38%) Microsoft
13 30 (8.80%) BPR
13 30 (8.80%) Business Transformation
14 27 (7.92%) Retail
15 26 (7.62%) JBoss
16 25 (7.33%) Six Sigma
16 25 (7.33%) User Acceptance Testing
17 24 (7.04%) TOGAF
18 23 (6.74%) Scrum
18 23 (6.74%) IBM
18 23 (6.74%) QA
19 22 (6.45%) Web Services
19 22 (6.45%) PRINCE2
20 21 (6.16%) Oracle
20 21 (6.16%) ISEB

BPMN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 26 (7.62%) JBoss
2 6 (1.76%) Confluence
2 6 (1.76%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.17%) Apache
4 4 (1.17%) IIS
5 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.88%) AquaLogic
5 3 (0.88%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.59%) Documentum
7 1 (0.29%) CMS
7 1 (0.29%) FileNet
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 72 (21.11%) MS Visio
2 13 (3.81%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.93%) MS Office
4 8 (2.35%) MS Project
5 3 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.35%) SAP IS-U
1 8 (2.35%) Maximo
2 7 (2.05%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.88%) Cordys
6 1 (0.29%) Agresso
6 1 (0.29%) SAP SM
6 1 (0.29%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.29%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.29%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.47%) SaaS
1 5 (1.47%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (0.88%) PaaS
3 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (0.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (0.59%) Firewall
1 2 (0.59%) Ethernet
1 2 (0.59%) HTTP
1 2 (0.59%) LAN
1 2 (0.59%) WAN
2 1 (0.29%) Broadband
2 1 (0.29%) SSL
2 1 (0.29%) Intranet
2 1 (0.29%) Extranet
2 1 (0.29%) LTE
2 1 (0.29%) BT 21CN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.64%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.05%) MS Access
3 6 (1.76%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.88%) MySQL
5 3 (0.88%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.59%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (0.59%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.59%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.59%) OLTP
6 2 (0.59%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (3.81%) Eclipse
2 11 (3.23%) Maven
2 11 (3.23%) JIRA
3 9 (2.64%) Lombardi
4 8 (2.35%) Rational Rose
5 7 (2.05%) JUnit
6 5 (1.47%) YourKit
6 5 (1.47%) VisualVM
7 4 (1.17%) Subversion
8 3 (0.88%) Hudson
8 3 (0.88%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.59%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.59%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.59%) Ant
9 2 (0.59%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.29%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.29%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.29%) ANTLR
10 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 91 (26.69%) Finance
2 47 (13.78%) Banking
3 27 (7.92%) Retail
4 15 (4.40%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.52%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.23%) Marketing
7 10 (2.93%) Back Office
8 6 (1.76%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.47%) Advertising
9 5 (1.47%) Legal
10 4 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.88%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.88%) French Language
12 2 (0.59%) Military
12 2 (0.59%) Automotive
13 1 (0.29%) Front Office
13 1 (0.29%) Electronics
13 1 (0.29%) Local Government
13 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 240 (70.38%) Analyst
2 209 (61.29%) Business Analyst
3 42 (12.32%) Developer
4 35 (10.26%) Architect
5 34 (9.97%) Senior Analyst
6 33 (9.68%) Process Analyst
7 28 (8.21%) Senior Business Analyst
8 25 (7.33%) Business Process Analyst
9 21 (6.16%) Java Developer
10 17 (4.99%) Consultant
11 13 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (3.52%) Agile Business Analyst
12 12 (3.52%) Systems Analyst
13 11 (3.23%) Business Architect
14 10 (2.93%) UML Business Analyst
15 9 (2.64%) Business Systems Analyst
15 9 (2.64%) Financial Business Analyst
16 7 (2.05%) Financial Services Business Analyst
17 6 (1.76%) Senior Business Process Analyst
17 6 (1.76%) Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.45%) Web Services
2 20 (5.87%) XML
3 18 (5.28%) Drools
4 17 (4.99%) jBPM
5 12 (3.52%) Java EE
6 11 (3.23%) XSLT
7 10 (2.93%) REST
7 10 (2.93%) Spring
7 10 (2.93%) HTML
8 8 (2.35%) Hibernate
9 7 (2.05%) Middleware
9 7 (2.05%) SOAP
9 7 (2.05%) JMS
10 6 (1.76%) HTML5
10 6 (1.76%) JRules
10 6 (1.76%) XSD
10 6 (1.76%) WSDL
11 5 (1.47%) RESTful
12 4 (1.17%) OSGi
12 4 (1.17%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.35%) Smart Meter
4 4 (1.17%) User Experience
4 4 (1.17%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.17%) Pharmacovigilance
5 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.59%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.59%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.59%) Open Source
6 2 (0.59%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.59%) Wiki
6 2 (0.59%) Taxonomies
6 2 (0.59%) PMI
7 1 (0.29%) DTV
7 1 (0.29%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.29%) Clustering
7 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.29%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.23%) Linux
2 4 (1.17%) Windows
3 3 (0.88%) UNIX
4 1 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (34.60%) UML
2 96 (28.15%) Business Analysis
3 85 (24.93%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (24.34%) Data Modelling
5 65 (19.06%) Use Case
6 56 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 47 (13.78%) SOA
8 41 (12.02%) Workflow
9 37 (10.85%) Project Management
10 32 (9.38%) GAP Analysis
11 30 (8.80%) BPR
11 30 (8.80%) Business Transformation
12 25 (7.33%) Six Sigma
12 25 (7.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 24 (7.04%) TOGAF
14 23 (6.74%) Scrum
15 22 (6.45%) PRINCE2
16 21 (6.16%) Asset Management
17 19 (5.57%) ITIL
17 19 (5.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 47 (13.78%) Java
2 20 (5.87%) SQL
3 15 (4.40%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.17%) Python
5 2 (0.59%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.59%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.59%) C#
5 2 (0.59%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 21 (6.16%) ISEB
1 21 (6.16%) Degree
2 14 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.59%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.29%) CIMA
5 1 (0.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.74%) QA
2 17 (4.99%) Solvency II
3 15 (4.40%) Basel II
3 15 (4.40%) Basel III
4 4 (1.17%) COBIT
4 4 (1.17%) MiFID
5 3 (0.88%) SLA
5 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.88%) EMIR
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (0.88%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.29%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 6 (1.76%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 32 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.74%) IBM
3 21 (6.16%) Oracle
4 17 (4.99%) SAP
5 11 (3.23%) Pega
6 8 (2.35%) Business Objects
6 8 (2.35%) TIBCO
7 7 (2.05%) Cognos
8 4 (1.17%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.88%) webMethods
9 3 (0.88%) Open Text
9 3 (0.88%) Metastorm
10 2 (0.59%) F5
10 2 (0.59%) Teradata
10 2 (0.59%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.59%) Cisco
10 2 (0.59%) Software AG
10 2 (0.59%) Nokia
10 2 (0.59%) Embarcadero
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