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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
Rank 439 465 475
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +10
Contract jobs citing BPMN 177 110 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 60 62
Average daily rate
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£413 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £330 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -

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
43026 38252 39233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.66% 74.11% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 27635 23752 22856
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1195 1133 1448
Average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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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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 +3 138 £413 -13.15% 52
London -16 54 £413 -13.15% 18
Scotland +26 33 £450 +44.00% 3
South West -15 24 £361 -23.94% 6
Yorkshire -2 18 £275 -26.66% 9
South East -15 17 £378 -31.36% 7
City of London +15 14 £450 -5.26% 2
South Yorkshire +12 10 £225 - 2
Sheffield +9 10 £225 - 2
North West -5 9 £375 -26.82% 6
Hampshire - 8 £385 - 2
East Midlands +4 6 £500 +29.03% 1
West Yorkshire -6 6 £400 - 5
Leeds -5 4 £338 -15.62% 3
Manchester -12 4 £425 -17.07% 4
West Midlands -19 4 £450 -10.00% 2
Northamptonshire - 4 £500 -
Cheshire - 4 £265 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 3
Milton Keynes - 3 - - 3
Surrey -3 2 £365 -33.63% 1
Glasgow -8 2 £344 +25.00% 3
East Sussex -12 2 £263 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 2
Brighton -9 1 £200 -
Bristol -33 1 £450 -5.26% 2
Northampton - 1 £500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £438 - 1
Warrington - 1 - -
York - 1 £325 - 2

BPMN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 118 (33.24%) UML
2 106 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (24.79%) Java
4 83 (23.38%) MS Visio
5 79 (22.25%) Use Case
6 77 (21.69%) Finance
7 71 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 71 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 62 (17.46%) JBoss
9 54 (15.21%) SOA
10 53 (14.93%) Workflow
11 48 (13.52%) Oracle
12 47 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 43 (12.11%) XML
14 42 (11.83%) Web Services
15 41 (11.55%) Drools
16 38 (10.70%) Banking
16 38 (10.70%) jBPM
17 32 (9.01%) SAP
18 31 (8.73%) Migration
19 30 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
20 29 (8.17%) BPR
21 28 (7.89%) Business Transformation
21 28 (7.89%) Java EE
21 28 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
22 27 (7.61%) Degree
22 27 (7.61%) Spring
23 26 (7.32%) TOGAF
23 26 (7.32%) GAP Analysis
24 25 (7.04%) Process Management

BPMN
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 62 (17.46%) JBoss
2 16 (4.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (1.69%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.13%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.85%) Documentum
5 3 (0.85%) AquaLogic
5 3 (0.85%) IIS
5 3 (0.85%) Apache
5 3 (0.85%) Confluence
6 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.28%) CMS
7 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 83 (23.38%) MS Visio
2 17 (4.79%) MS Project
3 8 (2.25%) MS Office
4 2 (0.56%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (3.38%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.97%) SAP IS-U
4 6 (1.69%) SAP PM
5 5 (1.41%) SAP FI
6 4 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.85%) Cordys
7 3 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.85%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.56%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.56%) Agresso
8 2 (0.56%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.28%) SAP SM
9 1 (0.28%) SAP QM
9 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.82%) PaaS
2 5 (1.41%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.10%) HTTP
2 10 (2.82%) Internet
3 8 (2.25%) FTP
4 1 (0.28%) SSL
4 1 (0.28%) 3G
4 1 (0.28%) Firewall
4 1 (0.28%) LTE
4 1 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.94%) Oracle Database
2 13 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (3.10%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.97%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.13%) MS Access
5 4 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.13%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.85%) Big Data
6 3 (0.85%) MySQL
6 3 (0.85%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.56%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.56%) ProClarity
7 2 (0.56%) QlikView
7 2 (0.56%) Triplestore
7 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (6.48%) Eclipse
2 16 (4.51%) Maven
3 13 (3.66%) JIRA
4 5 (1.41%) JDeveloper
4 5 (1.41%) Rational Rose
5 4 (1.13%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.13%) Subversion
6 3 (0.85%) ClearQuest
6 3 (0.85%) Lombardi
6 3 (0.85%) Hudson
6 3 (0.85%) Ant
6 3 (0.85%) JUnit
7 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.28%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.28%) PowerBuilder
General
1 77 (21.69%) Finance
2 38 (10.70%) Banking
3 25 (7.04%) Retail
4 11 (3.10%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.25%) Advertising
6 8 (2.25%) Marketing
7 7 (1.97%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.69%) Billing
9 5 (1.41%) Automotive
9 5 (1.41%) Military
10 3 (0.85%) French Language
10 3 (0.85%) Back Office
10 3 (0.85%) Legal
11 2 (0.56%) Games
11 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.56%) Local Government
11 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.56%) German Language
11 2 (0.56%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 202 (56.90%) Analyst
2 174 (49.01%) Business Analyst
3 55 (15.49%) Developer
4 44 (12.39%) Architect
5 40 (11.27%) Java Developer
6 39 (10.99%) Senior Analyst
7 33 (9.30%) Senior Business Analyst
8 19 (5.35%) Process Analyst
8 19 (5.35%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (4.79%) Business Process Analyst
10 16 (4.51%) Agile Business Analyst
11 15 (4.23%) Consultant
12 11 (3.10%) Business Architect
13 10 (2.82%) Delivery Manager
14 9 (2.54%) SAP Business Analyst
14 9 (2.54%) Report Analyst
14 9 (2.54%) Systems Analyst
15 7 (1.97%) Business Systems Analyst
15 7 (1.97%) UML Business Analyst
16 6 (1.69%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (12.11%) XML
2 42 (11.83%) Web Services
3 41 (11.55%) Drools
4 38 (10.70%) jBPM
5 28 (7.89%) Java EE
6 27 (7.61%) Spring
7 21 (5.92%) Hibernate
7 21 (5.92%) XSLT
8 14 (3.94%) jQuery
9 13 (3.66%) SOAP
9 13 (3.66%) Middleware
10 12 (3.38%) JRules
11 10 (2.82%) HTML
11 10 (2.82%) J2EE
11 10 (2.82%) XSD
11 10 (2.82%) Oracle Fusion
12 9 (2.54%) REST
12 9 (2.54%) EDI
12 9 (2.54%) JMS
12 9 (2.54%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.35%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.54%) Smart Meter
4 4 (1.13%) Algorithms
4 4 (1.13%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.85%) Semantic Web
5 3 (0.85%) Derivative
5 3 (0.85%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.56%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.56%) Open Source
6 2 (0.56%) Video on Demand
6 2 (0.56%) User Experience
6 2 (0.56%) Ontologies
6 2 (0.56%) W3C
6 2 (0.56%) Online Games
6 2 (0.56%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.56%) Life Science
7 1 (0.28%) Pharmacovigilance
7 1 (0.28%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.28%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.25%) Linux
2 7 (1.97%) Windows
3 4 (1.13%) UNIX
4 1 (0.28%) AIX
4 1 (0.28%) zOS
4 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (33.24%) UML
2 106 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (22.25%) Use Case
4 71 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 71 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 54 (15.21%) SOA
6 53 (14.93%) Workflow
7 47 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (8.73%) Migration
9 29 (8.17%) BPR
10 28 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 28 (7.89%) Business Transformation
11 26 (7.32%) GAP Analysis
11 26 (7.32%) TOGAF
12 25 (7.04%) Process Management
12 25 (7.04%) ERP
12 25 (7.04%) User Stories
13 23 (6.48%) Scrum
14 22 (6.20%) TDD
14 22 (6.20%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 88 (24.79%) Java
2 22 (6.20%) SQL
3 9 (2.54%) XQuery
4 8 (2.25%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.25%) XPath
4 8 (2.25%) Groovy
5 3 (0.85%) SPARQL
5 3 (0.85%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.85%) C
5 3 (0.85%) C#
6 2 (0.56%) R
7 1 (0.28%) C++
7 1 (0.28%) COBOL
7 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.28%) Python
7 1 (0.28%) Jython
7 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 27 (7.61%) Degree
2 18 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.10%) ISEB
5 4 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.56%) CBAP
7 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.28%) IIBA
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.28%) CIMA
7 1 (0.28%) MCTS
7 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.28%) HNC
7 1 (0.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.79%) Solvency II
2 15 (4.23%) Basel III
2 15 (4.23%) Basel II
3 12 (3.38%) QA
4 4 (1.13%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.13%) SLA
5 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.28%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.28%) MiFID
6 1 (0.28%) EMIR
6 1 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 3 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 48 (13.52%) Oracle
2 32 (9.01%) SAP
3 20 (5.63%) IBM
4 18 (5.07%) Microsoft
5 10 (2.82%) MicroStrategy
5 10 (2.82%) Pega
6 6 (1.69%) Open Text
6 6 (1.69%) Casewise
7 5 (1.41%) TIBCO
7 5 (1.41%) Software AG
8 3 (0.85%) Siebel
8 3 (0.85%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.85%) Informatica
8 3 (0.85%) Metastorm
9 2 (0.56%) Google
9 2 (0.56%) Actuate
9 2 (0.56%) webMethods
9 2 (0.56%) Sage
9 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.28%) Symantec
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