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 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
Rank 464 424 442
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +18
Contract jobs citing BPMN 165 193 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.46% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 120 68
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.93% -3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £400 £403
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 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
44265 41665 38267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.74% 76.13% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28672 25746 23202
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1194 1180 1104
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 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 3 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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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 +12 145 £400 +1.26% 36
London -14 54 £400 - 12
North West +5 25 £343 -14.37% 7
South East -10 24 £363 -9.37% 8
Yorkshire -15 19 £360 -0.68% 6
Scotland -45 18 £350 -16.66% 2
West Yorkshire -12 16 £365 -13.09% 6
City of London -13 13 £394 +12.50% 4
Leeds -15 13 £365 -2.66% 4
Surrey +3 12 £423 +30.00% 2
Edinburgh -42 10 £371 -11.60% 2
Cumbria - 10 £325 - 1
West Midlands +11 9 £575 +2.22%
Wiltshire -2 7 £500 - 1
Swindon -4 7 £500 - 1
South West -24 7 £500 +55.03% 1
Glasgow +5 6 £338 +14.40%
Berkshire +1 5 £405 -10.00% 1
Cheshire -4 4 £413 - 1
Manchester -6 4 £325 - 2
Barrow-in-Furness - 4 - -
Birmingham - 4 £575 -
Lancashire +12 3 £550 +37.50%
Guildford +5 3 £520 +49.10% 1
South Yorkshire -14 3 £265 +17.77%
Sheffield -15 3 £265 +17.77%
Preston - 3 £550 -
Halifax - 3 £342 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £300 - 3
East of England - 3 £375 - 2

BPMN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 117 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 107 (30.48%) Finance
3 104 (29.63%) UML
4 99 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (25.36%) Business Analysis
5 89 (25.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 71 (20.23%) Use Case
7 58 (16.52%) Data Modelling
8 49 (13.96%) Microsoft
8 49 (13.96%) Banking
9 47 (13.39%) Java
10 39 (11.11%) Six Sigma
11 35 (9.97%) Lean Six Sigma
11 35 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
12 33 (9.40%) Workflow
12 33 (9.40%) TOGAF
13 32 (9.12%) Migration
13 32 (9.12%) User Stories
13 32 (9.12%) Waterfall
14 31 (8.83%) Project Management
14 31 (8.83%) Oracle
14 31 (8.83%) SOA
15 30 (8.55%) SQL
15 30 (8.55%) Requirements Analysis
16 29 (8.26%) Web Services
17 28 (7.98%) Requirements Management
18 27 (7.69%) ITIL
18 27 (7.69%) CRM
18 27 (7.69%) MS Excel
19 25 (7.12%) GAP Analysis

BPMN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 12 (3.42%) JBoss
2 10 (2.85%) Confluence
3 8 (2.28%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (1.14%) Documentum
5 4 (1.14%) CMS
5 4 (1.14%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.85%) IIS
6 3 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.85%) SAS
6 3 (0.85%) FileNet
7 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.28%) Magnolia
Applications
1 117 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 27 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.85%) MS Office
4 6 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.85%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.71%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.57%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.57%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.28%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.28%) BASE24
5 1 (0.28%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.71%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.57%) SaaS
2 2 (0.57%) PaaS
2 2 (0.57%) IaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.85%) Internet
1 3 (0.85%) Extranet
1 3 (0.85%) Firewall
1 3 (0.85%) Broadband
2 2 (0.57%) LAN
2 2 (0.57%) WAN
2 2 (0.57%) SAN
2 2 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.28%) TETRA
3 1 (0.28%) LTE
3 1 (0.28%) NAS
3 1 (0.28%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.28%) MVNO
3 1 (0.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.28%) DNS
3 1 (0.28%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 9 (2.56%) Oracle Database
1 9 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 7 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.71%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (1.42%) EDMS
5 4 (1.14%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.14%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.85%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.28%) MS Access
8 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (5.70%) JIRA
2 19 (5.41%) Eclipse
3 18 (5.13%) Maven
4 12 (3.42%) JUnit
5 8 (2.28%) Rational Rose
5 8 (2.28%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.99%) VisualVM
6 7 (1.99%) YourKit
6 7 (1.99%) Ant
6 7 (1.99%) Subversion
7 6 (1.71%) ANTLR
8 5 (1.42%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.14%) Hudson
9 4 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (0.57%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.57%) VisualAge
11 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 2 (0.57%) JMeter
General
1 107 (30.48%) Finance
2 49 (13.96%) Banking
3 21 (5.98%) Retail
4 14 (3.99%) Advertising
5 10 (2.85%) Back Office
6 9 (2.56%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.99%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.71%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.42%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.14%) Legal
11 3 (0.85%) Marketing
12 2 (0.57%) Front Office
12 2 (0.57%) French Language
12 2 (0.57%) Games
13 1 (0.28%) German Language
13 1 (0.28%) Automotive
13 1 (0.28%) Danish Language
13 1 (0.28%) Publishing
13 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 242 (68.95%) Analyst
2 222 (63.25%) Business Analyst
3 45 (12.82%) Architect
4 36 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
5 33 (9.40%) Senior Business Analyst
6 27 (7.69%) Developer
7 26 (7.41%) Process Analyst
8 20 (5.70%) Business Process Analyst
9 18 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
10 17 (4.84%) Business Architect
11 16 (4.56%) Java Developer
12 13 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
13 12 (3.42%) Designer
14 11 (3.13%) Payments Business Analyst
14 11 (3.13%) Business Systems Analyst
15 10 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
15 10 (2.85%) Consultant
15 10 (2.85%) Process Engineer
16 9 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
16 9 (2.56%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.26%) Web Services
2 17 (4.84%) Drools
3 16 (4.56%) HTML
4 15 (4.27%) Spring
4 15 (4.27%) REST
5 14 (3.99%) RESTful
6 12 (3.42%) HTML5
6 12 (3.42%) JMS
7 10 (2.85%) Middleware
8 9 (2.56%) XML
9 8 (2.28%) SOAP
10 7 (1.99%) JSON
11 6 (1.71%) CSS
11 6 (1.71%) MyBatis
11 6 (1.71%) Apache Thrift
11 6 (1.71%) XACML
11 6 (1.71%) jQuery
12 5 (1.42%) XSD
12 5 (1.42%) .NET
12 5 (1.42%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.42%) User Experience
3 8 (2.28%) Life Science
3 8 (2.28%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.71%) Economics
5 5 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (1.42%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.14%) Wiki
6 4 (1.14%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.85%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.57%) FMCG
8 2 (0.57%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.57%) Ergonomics
9 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.28%) RMADS
9 1 (0.28%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.28%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.99%) Linux
2 3 (0.85%) UNIX
3 2 (0.57%) Windows
4 1 (0.28%) AIX
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.28%) Android
4 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (29.63%) UML
2 99 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (25.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 89 (25.36%) Business Analysis
4 71 (20.23%) Use Case
5 58 (16.52%) Data Modelling
6 39 (11.11%) Six Sigma
7 35 (9.97%) Lean Six Sigma
8 33 (9.40%) TOGAF
8 33 (9.40%) Workflow
9 32 (9.12%) Migration
9 32 (9.12%) Waterfall
9 32 (9.12%) User Stories
10 31 (8.83%) SOA
10 31 (8.83%) Project Management
11 30 (8.55%) Requirements Analysis
12 28 (7.98%) Requirements Management
13 27 (7.69%) CRM
13 27 (7.69%) ITIL
14 25 (7.12%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (13.39%) Java
2 30 (8.55%) SQL
3 17 (4.84%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.85%) Python
5 5 (1.42%) Groovy
6 3 (0.85%) C#
7 2 (0.57%) C
8 1 (0.28%) PHP
8 1 (0.28%) XQuery
8 1 (0.28%) AspectJ
8 1 (0.28%) XPath
8 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (5.13%) Degree
2 17 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.99%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.99%) ISEB
4 13 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (3.70%) MCTS
5 8 (2.28%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 4 (1.14%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 3 (0.85%) IIBA
8 3 (0.85%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 3 (0.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.57%) CBAP
10 1 (0.28%) CCNA
10 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.56%) Solvency II
2 13 (3.70%) Basel III
2 13 (3.70%) Basel II
3 12 (3.42%) QA
4 6 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.14%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.85%) SLA
6 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.85%) COBIT
7 2 (0.57%) MiFID
7 2 (0.57%) FATCA
7 2 (0.57%) EMIR
7 2 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.57%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.28%) ISO 9000
8 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
Vendors
1 49 (13.96%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.83%) Oracle
3 25 (7.12%) SAP
4 16 (4.56%) IBM
5 8 (2.28%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.28%) Siebel
6 7 (1.99%) Cognos
7 6 (1.71%) HP
7 6 (1.71%) Cisco
7 6 (1.71%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.42%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.42%) ArcSight
9 4 (1.14%) Netezza
9 4 (1.14%) OpenText
9 4 (1.14%) Juniper
10 3 (0.85%) CA
10 3 (0.85%) Websense
10 3 (0.85%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.85%) Blue Coat
10 3 (0.85%) ServiceNow
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + (is negotiable)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 24 days ago