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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
Rank 421 456 455
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -1
Contract jobs citing BPMN 186 139 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.34% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 88 57
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£413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £268 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
- +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 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
42679 40798 35545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.47% 74.90% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26665 25518 21197
Average daily rate £413 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1239 1169 1080
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +47 154 £410 -2.72% 24
London +25 77 £416 +2.77% 14
Scotland -10 30 £425 +13.33% 1
South West +11 24 £478 +6.05%
South East +4 24 £445 -8.76% 4
Edinburgh -11 20 £418 +11.33% 1
Wiltshire +12 16 £500 +10.98%
City of London +9 16 £475 +46.15% 5
Swindon +14 15 £500 +10.98%
Surrey +12 10 £595 -
North West -19 10 £375 -11.76% 5
Glasgow - 9 £438 -
Yorkshire -4 6 £329 -3.38%
Manchester -15 6 £369 -13.23%
Staines - 6 - -
Hampshire +2 5 £375 -
West Midlands -12 5 £375 -21.05% 1
East Sussex - 5 £435 - 1
Brighton - 5 £435 - 1
Somerset +3 4 £325 +18.18%
West Yorkshire -9 4 £331 -2.64%
Canary Wharf - 4 £400 -
North East - 3 £288 -
Durham - 3 £288 -
Southampton - 3 £375 -
Bracknell 0 2 £500 -
Berkshire -5 2 £500 +2.51% 1
Cumbria -10 2 £375 - 5
Cheshire - 2 £403 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £263 -

BPMN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 107 (29.48%) UML
2 106 (29.20%) Business Analysis
3 105 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (28.65%) MS Visio
5 103 (28.37%) Finance
6 80 (22.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 79 (21.76%) Data Modelling
8 65 (17.91%) Use Case
9 53 (14.60%) Banking
10 49 (13.50%) Workflow
10 49 (13.50%) Java
11 43 (11.85%) Project Management
12 40 (11.02%) Microsoft
12 40 (11.02%) SOA
12 40 (11.02%) GAP Analysis
13 35 (9.64%) SQL
14 33 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
15 32 (8.82%) Migration
15 32 (8.82%) TOGAF
16 30 (8.26%) ITIL
17 29 (7.99%) BPR
18 28 (7.71%) Oracle
19 27 (7.44%) Six Sigma
19 27 (7.44%) Requirements Analysis
20 26 (7.16%) Business Transformation
20 26 (7.16%) Process Management
21 25 (6.89%) User Acceptance Testing
22 24 (6.61%) Scrum
22 24 (6.61%) JavaScript
22 24 (6.61%) PRINCE2

BPMN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 17 (4.68%) Confluence
2 12 (3.31%) JBoss
3 6 (1.65%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.65%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.38%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.10%) Documentum
6 3 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.55%) IIS
7 2 (0.55%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.55%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.55%) FileNet
8 1 (0.28%) CMS
8 1 (0.28%) SAS
8 1 (0.28%) Apache
8 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 104 (28.65%) MS Visio
2 22 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.03%) MS Office
4 6 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.20%) Maximo
2 7 (1.93%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (1.65%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.10%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.55%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.28%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.28%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.38%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (1.10%) SaaS
3 2 (0.55%) PaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.38%) Firewall
2 4 (1.10%) WAN
2 4 (1.10%) Broadband
2 4 (1.10%) LAN
3 3 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (0.83%) Ethernet
3 3 (0.83%) Intranet
4 2 (0.55%) SAN
4 2 (0.55%) LTE
5 1 (0.28%) NAS
5 1 (0.28%) BT 21CN
5 1 (0.28%) MVNO
5 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.28%) TETRA
5 1 (0.28%) DNS
5 1 (0.28%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.28%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 9 (2.48%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.93%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.38%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.38%) EDMS
5 4 (1.10%) MS Access
5 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.55%) OLTP
6 2 (0.55%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (5.51%) JIRA
2 15 (4.13%) Maven
2 15 (4.13%) Eclipse
3 13 (3.58%) JUnit
4 10 (2.75%) VisualVM
4 10 (2.75%) YourKit
5 9 (2.48%) Rational Rose
6 7 (1.93%) Lombardi
7 4 (1.10%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (0.83%) Subversion
8 3 (0.83%) Ant
9 2 (0.55%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.55%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.55%) ANTLR
9 2 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.28%) Selenium
10 1 (0.28%) ReSharper
General
1 103 (28.37%) Finance
2 53 (14.60%) Banking
3 18 (4.96%) Retail
4 13 (3.58%) Back Office
5 12 (3.31%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.20%) Marketing
7 7 (1.93%) Advertising
8 6 (1.65%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.38%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.10%) Legal
11 3 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.55%) Games
12 2 (0.55%) French Language
13 1 (0.28%) German Language
13 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.28%) Local Government
13 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 266 (73.28%) Analyst
2 244 (67.22%) Business Analyst
3 43 (11.85%) Architect
4 35 (9.64%) Developer
5 32 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
6 30 (8.26%) Senior Business Analyst
7 29 (7.99%) Process Analyst
8 21 (5.79%) Business Process Analyst
9 20 (5.51%) Systems Analyst
10 18 (4.96%) Business Architect
11 16 (4.41%) Java Developer
11 16 (4.41%) Business Systems Analyst
12 13 (3.58%) Agile Business Analyst
12 13 (3.58%) Financial Business Analyst
13 11 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (2.48%) Banking Business Analyst
15 8 (2.20%) Consultant
15 8 (2.20%) UML Business Analyst
15 8 (2.20%) Financial Services Business Analyst
16 7 (1.93%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.06%) Web Services
2 18 (4.96%) REST
3 17 (4.68%) HTML5
3 17 (4.68%) Drools
3 17 (4.68%) XML
3 17 (4.68%) HTML
4 14 (3.86%) JMS
4 14 (3.86%) Spring
5 11 (3.03%) RESTful
6 9 (2.48%) Middleware
6 9 (2.48%) SOAP
7 8 (2.20%) XSD
8 7 (1.93%) XSLT
8 7 (1.93%) WSDL
9 4 (1.10%) .NET
9 4 (1.10%) JSON
9 4 (1.10%) Java EE
10 3 (0.83%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (0.83%) jBPM
10 3 (0.83%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.58%) User Experience
3 9 (2.48%) Data Structures
4 8 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.65%) Life Science
6 5 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.38%) Wiki
6 5 (1.38%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (1.10%) Economics
8 3 (0.83%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.83%) Pharmacovigilance
8 3 (0.83%) PMI
9 2 (0.55%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.55%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.55%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.55%) FMCG
10 1 (0.28%) Open Source
10 1 (0.28%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.28%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.41%) Linux
2 3 (0.83%) Android
2 3 (0.83%) UNIX
2 3 (0.83%) Windows
3 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.28%) AIX
3 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (29.48%) UML
2 106 (29.20%) Business Analysis
3 105 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (22.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 79 (21.76%) Data Modelling
6 65 (17.91%) Use Case
7 49 (13.50%) Workflow
8 43 (11.85%) Project Management
9 40 (11.02%) SOA
9 40 (11.02%) GAP Analysis
10 32 (8.82%) Migration
10 32 (8.82%) TOGAF
11 30 (8.26%) ITIL
12 29 (7.99%) BPR
13 27 (7.44%) Six Sigma
13 27 (7.44%) Requirements Analysis
14 26 (7.16%) Business Transformation
14 26 (7.16%) Process Management
15 25 (6.89%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (6.61%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 49 (13.50%) Java
2 35 (9.64%) SQL
3 24 (6.61%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.03%) Python
5 2 (0.55%) C#
6 1 (0.28%) COBOL
6 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (5.23%) ISEB
2 18 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.13%) Degree
4 10 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.55%) MCTS
8 1 (0.28%) IIBA
8 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 1 (0.28%) CCNA
8 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.51%) Solvency II
2 18 (4.96%) QA
3 17 (4.68%) Basel III
3 17 (4.68%) Basel II
4 6 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.38%) COBIT
5 5 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.83%) MiFID
6 3 (0.83%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.83%) EMIR
7 2 (0.55%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.55%) FATCA
System Software
1 3 (0.83%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.28%) vSphere
2 1 (0.28%) vCloud
2 1 (0.28%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 3 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.28%) SCOM
2 1 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (11.02%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.71%) Oracle
3 17 (4.68%) IBM
4 16 (4.41%) SAP
5 11 (3.03%) Business Objects
6 7 (1.93%) Cognos
6 7 (1.93%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.65%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.38%) Cisco
8 5 (1.38%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.10%) OpenText
10 3 (0.83%) F5
10 3 (0.83%) HP
10 3 (0.83%) Nokia
11 2 (0.55%) webMethods
11 2 (0.55%) Remedy
11 2 (0.55%) Embarcadero
11 2 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.55%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.55%) Lotus
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