The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
Rank 438 459 506
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +47
Contract jobs citing BPMN 150 85 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 47 55
Average daily rate £409 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £300 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £48.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BPMN within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

BPMN Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -42 108 £425 - 37
London -5 55 £410 -11.35% 12
Scotland +14 39 £375 +15.38%
Edinburgh +8 35 £375 -
South West -4 20 £444 +47.91% 16
City of London -21 11 £325 -29.72% 5
South East -6 10 £475 +2.70% 1
North West -11 8 £438 - 1
Manchester - 7 £425 - 1
West Midlands -12 5 £363 +25.00% 2
Hampshire - 5 - -
Berkshire -6 3 £475 -
Somerset - 3 £263 - 14
Bristol -13 2 £438 +45.83%
West Yorkshire -25 2 £423 +20.71%
Yorkshire -27 2 £423 +38.52% 2
West Lothian - 2 £360 -
Birmingham - 2 £290 -
Leeds -25 1 £505 +44.28%
Havant - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £475 -
Skipton - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Wembley - - - - 1
Woking - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Crawley - - - -
East Grinstead - - - -

BPMN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (48.05%) UML
2 64 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 56 (21.88%) SOA
4 54 (21.09%) Java
5 52 (20.31%) Finance
6 49 (19.14%) JBoss
7 47 (18.36%) Data Modelling
7 47 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (18.36%) Use Case
8 46 (17.97%) MS Visio
9 45 (17.58%) Workflow
10 38 (14.84%) Oracle
10 38 (14.84%) Java EE
11 34 (13.28%) Scrum
12 32 (12.50%) E-Commerce
13 29 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (10.55%) SQL
15 24 (9.38%) Project Management
15 24 (9.38%) CRM
16 23 (8.98%) XML
16 23 (8.98%) Waterfall
17 22 (8.59%) Banking
18 21 (8.20%) Publishing
18 21 (8.20%) Microsoft
19 20 (7.81%) IBM
19 20 (7.81%) Linux
19 20 (7.81%) Process Management
19 20 (7.81%) Business Transformation
20 19 (7.42%) Migration
20 19 (7.42%) Data Warehouse

BPMN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 16 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.91%) WebLogic
3 8 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.73%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.56%) Alfresco
6 3 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.17%) Confluence
6 3 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.78%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.39%) Liferay
8 1 (0.39%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.39%) AquaLogic
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 46 (17.97%) MS Visio
2 15 (5.86%) MS Office
3 13 (5.08%) MS Excel
4 8 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.34%) PowerPivot
6 3 (1.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.34%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.17%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.17%) Maximo
3 2 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.78%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.39%) Documaker
4 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Office 365
1 1 (0.39%) SaaS
1 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.91%) LDAP
2 2 (0.78%) DNS
2 2 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.42%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.91%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.34%) ProClarity
6 6 (2.34%) QlikView
6 6 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.56%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.17%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (1.17%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.17%) MS Access
9 3 (1.17%) OLAP
9 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.78%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.78%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 17 (6.64%) Eclipse
2 16 (6.25%) Subversion
3 7 (2.73%) Maven
4 4 (1.56%) JIRA
5 3 (1.17%) JDeveloper
6 2 (0.78%) JUnit
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.39%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.39%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.39%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.39%) Bugzilla
General
1 52 (20.31%) Finance
2 22 (8.59%) Banking
3 21 (8.20%) Publishing
4 10 (3.91%) Retail
5 8 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.34%) Advertising
7 5 (1.95%) Marketing
8 4 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.17%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.78%) Military
10 2 (0.78%) Law
10 2 (0.78%) Legal
10 2 (0.78%) Back Office
10 2 (0.78%) Billing
10 2 (0.78%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.78%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.78%) French Language
10 2 (0.78%) German Language
Job Titles
1 143 (55.86%) Analyst
2 129 (50.39%) Business Analyst
3 51 (19.92%) Architect
4 42 (16.41%) Developer
5 29 (11.33%) Senior Analyst
6 28 (10.94%) Senior Business Analyst
7 26 (10.16%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (5.86%) Java Developer
9 13 (5.08%) Systems Analyst
10 10 (3.91%) UML Business Analyst
11 9 (3.52%) Business Systems Analyst
12 8 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 8 (3.13%) Designer
13 7 (2.73%) Agile Business Analyst
13 7 (2.73%) Senior Developer
14 6 (2.34%) Business Architect
14 6 (2.34%) Enterprise Architect
14 6 (2.34%) Process Analyst
15 5 (1.95%) Lead Architect
15 5 (1.95%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.84%) Java EE
2 23 (8.98%) XML
3 16 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 16 (6.25%) Drools
4 15 (5.86%) jBPM
5 14 (5.47%) Spring
5 14 (5.47%) Web Services
5 14 (5.47%) XSLT
6 12 (4.69%) JAAS
7 10 (3.91%) Middleware
7 10 (3.91%) J2EE
7 10 (3.91%) RichFaces
8 8 (3.13%) JRules
8 8 (3.13%) SOAP
9 7 (2.73%) .NET
9 7 (2.73%) JSF
10 5 (1.95%) Ajax
11 4 (1.56%) Dojo
11 4 (1.56%) REST
12 3 (1.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.34%) Learning Management System
2 5 (1.95%) SWIFT
2 5 (1.95%) Visualisation
3 3 (1.17%) DTV
3 3 (1.17%) IPTV
3 3 (1.17%) Graphic Design
3 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.17%) GIS
4 2 (0.78%) Ontologies
4 2 (0.78%) W3C
4 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (0.78%) Life Science
4 2 (0.78%) Semantic Web
4 2 (0.78%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Exalogic
5 1 (0.39%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.39%) Open Source
5 1 (0.39%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.39%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.81%) Linux
2 4 (1.56%) Windows
3 3 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.17%) AIX
3 3 (1.17%) UNIX
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (48.05%) UML
2 64 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 56 (21.88%) SOA
4 47 (18.36%) Data Modelling
4 47 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (18.36%) Use Case
5 45 (17.58%) Workflow
6 34 (13.28%) Scrum
7 32 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 29 (11.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (9.38%) Project Management
9 24 (9.38%) CRM
10 23 (8.98%) Waterfall
11 20 (7.81%) Process Management
11 20 (7.81%) Business Transformation
12 19 (7.42%) Migration
13 18 (7.03%) User Stories
14 17 (6.64%) Enterprise Architecture
15 16 (6.25%) BPEL
15 16 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 54 (21.09%) Java
2 27 (10.55%) SQL
3 6 (2.34%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.95%) PL/SQL
4 5 (1.95%) C
4 5 (1.95%) C#
5 4 (1.56%) Ruby
5 4 (1.56%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.17%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.78%) C++
7 2 (0.78%) COBOL
7 2 (0.78%) SPARQL
7 2 (0.78%) R
8 1 (0.39%) Python
8 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (6.64%) ISEB
2 14 (5.47%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.08%) Degree
4 6 (2.34%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.95%) IIBA
5 5 (1.95%) CBAP
6 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.78%) PMP
6 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.47%) Solvency II
2 11 (4.30%) QA
3 6 (2.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (2.34%) Basel II
3 6 (2.34%) Basel III
4 5 (1.95%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.78%) EMIR
6 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.39%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 49 (19.14%) JBoss
2 38 (14.84%) Oracle
3 21 (8.20%) Microsoft
4 20 (7.81%) IBM
5 18 (7.03%) SAP
6 17 (6.64%) Red Hat
7 12 (4.69%) hybris
8 10 (3.91%) ATG
9 9 (3.52%) Elastic Path
10 7 (2.73%) RedPrairie
10 7 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (2.73%) Informatica
10 7 (2.73%) ILOG
10 7 (2.73%) Intalio
11 6 (2.34%) Actuate
12 3 (1.17%) Pega
13 2 (0.78%) HP
13 2 (0.78%) Cisco
13 2 (0.78%) Software AG
13 2 (0.78%) webMethods
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