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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
Rank 442 441 501
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +60
Contract jobs citing BPMN 154 137 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 70 63
Average daily rate
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£406 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £403 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -

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
41835 39073 41091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.23% 73.30% 70.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25909 24001 23803
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1148 1055 1460
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.97 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.76% -9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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
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 22 August 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
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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 -59 100 £400 -5.88% 25
Scotland +35 52 £420 +20.00% 2
Edinburgh +27 47 £423 +20.71% 1
London -8 37 £413 -5.17% 9
South West -21 28 £325 -19.05% 6
Yorkshire -8 14 £363 +5.37% 5
South East -8 10 £600 +35.21% 4
Sheffield +15 7 £225 -33.33% 1
South Yorkshire +5 7 £225 -33.33% 1
City of London +23 6 £475 +10.78% 2
West Yorkshire -6 6 £420 +19.82% 4
Leeds 0 5 £375 +15.38% 4
Devon - 5 £316 -
Surrey +5 4 £373 -46.78%
East Midlands +1 4 £463 +13.84%
North West 0 3 - -
West Midlands -23 3 £469 +9.64%
Bristol -32 3 £320 -20.29% 2
Hampshire -17 2 - - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £575 -
Berkshire +9 1 £600 - 1
Northamptonshire -1 1 - -
Manchester -9 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £363 - 1
Northampton - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £363 - 1
Warrington - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -

BPMN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 112 (37.46%) UML
2 86 (28.76%) MS Visio
3 74 (24.75%) Java
4 70 (23.41%) Finance
5 66 (22.07%) Business Analysis
5 66 (22.07%) Data Modelling
6 65 (21.74%) Use Case
7 53 (17.73%) Workflow
8 51 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (16.05%) JBoss
10 47 (15.72%) SOA
10 47 (15.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 43 (14.38%) Oracle
12 38 (12.71%) Migration
13 36 (12.04%) Banking
13 36 (12.04%) XML
13 36 (12.04%) Business Transformation
14 33 (11.04%) Drools
15 30 (10.03%) GAP Analysis
15 30 (10.03%) Web Services
16 29 (9.70%) SAP
16 29 (9.70%) SQL
16 29 (9.70%) User Stories
17 28 (9.36%) Data Migration
17 28 (9.36%) Java EE
17 28 (9.36%) BPR
17 28 (9.36%) Process Management
17 28 (9.36%) jBPM
17 28 (9.36%) Requirements Analysis
18 27 (9.03%) Spring

BPMN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (5.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (3.34%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.34%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.00%) Confluence
5 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.67%) Documentum
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.33%) Liferay
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 86 (28.76%) MS Visio
2 13 (4.35%) MS Project
3 9 (3.01%) MS Office
4 8 (2.68%) PowerPivot
5 5 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.68%) Oracle BPM
1 8 (2.68%) SAP FI
1 8 (2.68%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.01%) SAP PM
3 5 (1.67%) SAP CO
3 5 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.67%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.67%) Agresso
5 2 (0.67%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.33%) Documaker
6 1 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.34%) PaaS
2 4 (1.34%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (1.00%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Responsys
4 1 (0.33%) Office 365
4 1 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.34%) HTTP
1 10 (3.34%) Internet
2 8 (2.68%) FTP
3 3 (1.00%) LDAP
3 3 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.33%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) DNS
4 1 (0.33%) 3G
4 1 (0.33%) Intranet
4 1 (0.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
1 13 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 12 (4.01%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.68%) QlikView
5 8 (2.68%) ProClarity
6 7 (2.34%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.01%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.34%) Triplestore
8 4 (1.34%) MS Access
9 3 (1.00%) SAP BW
9 3 (1.00%) Big Data
10 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.33%) MySQL
11 1 (0.33%) DB2
11 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (6.69%) Eclipse
2 16 (5.35%) Maven
3 8 (2.68%) JIRA
4 7 (2.34%) Subversion
5 4 (1.34%) JDeveloper
5 4 (1.34%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.00%) Ant
7 2 (0.67%) Hudson
7 2 (0.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.67%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.67%) Rational Rose
7 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.33%) JUnit
8 1 (0.33%) EasyMock
General
1 70 (23.41%) Finance
2 36 (12.04%) Banking
3 9 (3.01%) Retail
3 9 (3.01%) Advertising
4 8 (2.68%) Marketing
5 7 (2.34%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.01%) Billing
7 5 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.34%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.34%) Back Office
9 3 (1.00%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.00%) Military
9 3 (1.00%) Automotive
10 2 (0.67%) French Language
10 2 (0.67%) German Language
10 2 (0.67%) Games
10 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Local Government
11 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 173 (57.86%) Analyst
2 153 (51.17%) Business Analyst
3 48 (16.05%) Developer
4 44 (14.72%) Senior Analyst
5 43 (14.38%) Senior Business Analyst
6 41 (13.71%) Architect
7 31 (10.37%) Java Developer
8 22 (7.36%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (4.01%) Systems Analyst
9 12 (4.01%) Process Analyst
10 11 (3.68%) Agile Business Analyst
11 9 (3.01%) SAP Business Analyst
11 9 (3.01%) Business Process Analyst
11 9 (3.01%) Business Systems Analyst
12 8 (2.68%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 8 (2.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 7 (2.34%) Business Architect
14 6 (2.01%) SAP Analyst
14 6 (2.01%) Report Analyst
14 6 (2.01%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.04%) XML
2 33 (11.04%) Drools
3 30 (10.03%) Web Services
4 28 (9.36%) Java EE
4 28 (9.36%) jBPM
5 27 (9.03%) Spring
6 20 (6.69%) XSLT
7 19 (6.35%) Hibernate
8 14 (4.68%) jQuery
9 13 (4.35%) SOAP
9 13 (4.35%) Middleware
10 10 (3.34%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (3.34%) XSD
11 9 (3.01%) J2EE
11 9 (3.01%) WSDL
11 9 (3.01%) EDI
11 9 (3.01%) REST
12 8 (2.68%) JMS
12 8 (2.68%) .NET
13 7 (2.34%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.68%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.01%) SWIFT
3 5 (1.67%) Semantic Web
4 4 (1.34%) Ontologies
4 4 (1.34%) Life Science
4 4 (1.34%) Data Integration
4 4 (1.34%) DTV
4 4 (1.34%) W3C
5 3 (1.00%) Derivative
5 3 (1.00%) IPTV
5 3 (1.00%) Video on Demand
6 2 (0.67%) Online Games
6 2 (0.67%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.67%) Open Source
6 2 (0.67%) GIS
7 1 (0.33%) DTCC
7 1 (0.33%) Economics
7 1 (0.33%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.68%) Linux
2 7 (2.34%) Windows
3 4 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.00%) AIX
5 2 (0.67%) UNIX
6 1 (0.33%) zOS
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (37.46%) UML
2 66 (22.07%) Business Analysis
2 66 (22.07%) Data Modelling
3 65 (21.74%) Use Case
4 53 (17.73%) Workflow
5 51 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (15.72%) SOA
6 47 (15.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 38 (12.71%) Migration
8 36 (12.04%) Business Transformation
9 30 (10.03%) GAP Analysis
10 29 (9.70%) User Stories
11 28 (9.36%) Data Migration
11 28 (9.36%) BPR
11 28 (9.36%) Process Management
11 28 (9.36%) Requirements Analysis
12 27 (9.03%) ERP
13 25 (8.36%) User Acceptance Testing
14 24 (8.03%) Waterfall
14 24 (8.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 74 (24.75%) Java
2 29 (9.70%) SQL
3 9 (3.01%) XQuery
4 8 (2.68%) XPath
4 8 (2.68%) Groovy
5 6 (2.01%) C
6 5 (1.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.67%) SPARQL
7 4 (1.34%) R
8 3 (1.00%) C#
9 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.33%) Jython
10 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.33%) C++
10 1 (0.33%) Python
10 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 16 (5.35%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.35%) Degree
2 13 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.68%) ISEB
4 6 (2.01%) IIBA
4 6 (2.01%) CBAP
5 3 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.33%) MCTS
7 1 (0.33%) HNC
7 1 (0.33%) HND
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.03%) Solvency II
2 16 (5.35%) Basel II
2 16 (5.35%) Basel III
3 8 (2.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.34%) QA
4 4 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.34%) ISO 8583
5 3 (1.00%) EMIR
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.33%) SLA
6 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.33%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.33%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 48 (16.05%) JBoss
2 43 (14.38%) Oracle
3 29 (9.70%) SAP
4 21 (7.02%) Microsoft
5 17 (5.69%) IBM
6 10 (3.34%) Informatica
7 9 (3.01%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.68%) Actuate
9 6 (2.01%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (2.01%) Casewise
10 5 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.34%) Open Text
12 3 (1.00%) Cisco
12 3 (1.00%) HP
12 3 (1.00%) Software AG
12 3 (1.00%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.00%) Pega
13 2 (0.67%) Baan
13 2 (0.67%) JD Edwards
13 2 (0.67%) Siebel
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