The table below looks at the statistics for BPR skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BPR over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
Rank 447 417 391
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -26
Contract jobs citing BPR 150 166 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.44% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 128 104
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +16.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £800 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £410 £406
% change year-on-year
-5.48% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

BPR
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BPR within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BPR Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BPR
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BPR within the UK.

BPR Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BPR
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BPR within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

BPR Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BPR
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BPR within the UK.

BPR Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BPR
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 BPR within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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 -47 142 £422 -15.60% 13
London -19 70 £433 -24.73% 7
City of London +18 29 £433 -16.57% 5
South East -19 23 £375 -25.00% 3
Yorkshire +1 12 £285 -12.30%
West Midlands -14 11 £350 +9.28% 1
South West -22 11 £500 +15.94% 1
Wiltshire -7 10 £500 +9.52%
East Midlands +8 8 £425 -15.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 8 £363 -
Surrey -3 7 - - 1
Berkshire +7 6 £250 -34.21%
Scotland +2 6 £500 - 2
Milton Keynes -8 6 £350 -
Nottingham - 6 £400 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 6 £400 - 1
Birmingham 0 5 £375 +50.00%
North West -10 4 £475 +80.95%
Glasgow -1 3 - - 2
West Yorkshire -9 3 £373 +14.76%
East of England -15 3 £425 -
Bracknell - 3 £250 -
Leeds -5 2 £373 +14.76%
Leicester - 2 £431 -
Manchester - 2 £320 -
Edinburgh - 2 £400 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £200 -
Leicestershire - 2 £431 -
Cheshire +9 1 - -
Hampshire -19 1 £510 +2.00% 1

BPR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BPR 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 BPR.

1 111 (38.95%) Finance
2 90 (31.58%) Business Analysis
3 67 (23.51%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (23.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (19.30%) Project Management
6 50 (17.54%) GAP Analysis
7 46 (16.14%) Banking
8 45 (15.79%) PRINCE2
9 40 (14.04%) MS Visio
10 36 (12.63%) Workflow
11 34 (11.93%) Six Sigma
11 34 (11.93%) Data Modelling
11 34 (11.93%) UML
11 34 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
12 33 (11.58%) BPMN
12 33 (11.58%) Change Management
13 32 (11.23%) Degree
14 29 (10.18%) ITIL
15 25 (8.77%) Requirements Analysis
15 25 (8.77%) Programme Management
15 25 (8.77%) Business Process Mapping
16 24 (8.42%) Scrum
17 23 (8.07%) Migration
17 23 (8.07%) Data Analysis
17 23 (8.07%) SharePoint
18 22 (7.72%) SSADM
19 21 (7.37%) DSDM
19 21 (7.37%) Microsoft
19 21 (7.37%) Business Transformation
19 21 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing

BPR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing BPR 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 BPR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (8.07%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.91%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (3.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.35%) Confluence
4 1 (0.35%) Liferay
4 1 (0.35%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.35%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (14.04%) MS Visio
2 18 (6.32%) MS Excel
3 14 (4.91%) MS Office
4 10 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (2.81%) MS Project
6 5 (1.75%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.75%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (1.40%) Eagle PACE
5 3 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.70%) CA Clarity
7 1 (0.35%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.35%) Agresso
7 1 (0.35%) Summit
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.35%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.51%) Office 365
2 4 (1.40%) SaaS
3 2 (0.70%) PaaS
3 2 (0.70%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.75%) Intranet
2 3 (1.05%) HTTP
2 3 (1.05%) WAN
2 3 (1.05%) Firewall
2 3 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.05%) VLAN
3 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.35%) LTE
3 1 (0.35%) LDAP
3 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.35%) GSM
3 1 (0.35%) LAN
3 1 (0.35%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) UTRAN
3 1 (0.35%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.40%) MS Access
1 4 (1.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.35%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.35%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (1.05%) JIRA
3 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
General
1 111 (38.95%) Finance
2 46 (16.14%) Banking
3 18 (6.32%) Retail
4 15 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.91%) Local Government
6 7 (2.46%) Front Office
7 6 (2.11%) Back Office
7 6 (2.11%) Automotive
7 6 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.75%) Billing
8 5 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.40%) Legal
10 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.05%) Marketing
11 1 (0.35%) Law
11 1 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 190 (66.67%) Analyst
2 184 (64.56%) Business Analyst
3 37 (12.98%) Senior Business Analyst
3 37 (12.98%) Senior Analyst
4 26 (9.12%) Project Manager
5 23 (8.07%) Architect
6 20 (7.02%) Consultant
7 18 (6.32%) Process Analyst
8 15 (5.26%) Business Process Analyst
9 14 (4.91%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.21%) Process Consultant
11 10 (3.51%) Business Manager
12 9 (3.16%) Agile Business Analyst
13 8 (2.81%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 8 (2.81%) Business Systems Analyst
13 8 (2.81%) Systems Analyst
13 8 (2.81%) SharePoint Business Analyst
14 7 (2.46%) Enterprise Architect
14 7 (2.46%) Business Project Manager
14 7 (2.46%) Process Improvement Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.81%) XML
2 7 (2.46%) HTML
3 6 (2.11%) Middleware
3 6 (2.11%) HTML5
4 5 (1.75%) .NET
5 3 (1.05%) SOAP
6 2 (0.70%) Java EE
6 2 (0.70%) J2EE
6 2 (0.70%) CSS
6 2 (0.70%) XSLT
7 1 (0.35%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.35%) Flash
7 1 (0.35%) Web Services
7 1 (0.35%) CGI
7 1 (0.35%) Spring
7 1 (0.35%) LAMP
7 1 (0.35%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.96%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.46%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.46%) NHS
4 5 (1.75%) Mathematics
4 5 (1.75%) Physics
5 3 (1.05%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.05%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.05%) Derivative
6 2 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.70%) PMI
6 2 (0.70%) Market Risk
6 2 (0.70%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.70%) Open Source
6 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.35%) iPad
7 1 (0.35%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.35%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.75%) Windows
2 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.70%) UNIX
4 1 (0.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (31.58%) Business Analysis
2 67 (23.51%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (23.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (19.30%) Project Management
5 50 (17.54%) GAP Analysis
6 45 (15.79%) PRINCE2
7 36 (12.63%) Workflow
8 34 (11.93%) Six Sigma
8 34 (11.93%) Data Modelling
8 34 (11.93%) UML
9 33 (11.58%) BPMN
9 33 (11.58%) Change Management
10 29 (10.18%) ITIL
11 25 (8.77%) Requirements Analysis
11 25 (8.77%) Programme Management
11 25 (8.77%) Business Process Mapping
12 24 (8.42%) Scrum
13 23 (8.07%) Migration
13 23 (8.07%) Data Analysis
14 22 (7.72%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.56%) SQL
2 4 (1.40%) Java
3 3 (1.05%) VB
4 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.35%) VBA
4 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (11.23%) Degree
2 12 (4.21%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (3.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 7 (2.46%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.46%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 5 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.75%) PMP
7 4 (1.40%) CIMA
7 4 (1.40%) ACCA
7 4 (1.40%) ISEB
7 4 (1.40%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.40%) AAT
8 3 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.05%) MBA
9 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.35%) APMP
10 1 (0.35%) IIBA
10 1 (0.35%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.96%) Basel III
2 16 (5.61%) Solvency II
2 16 (5.61%) Basel II
3 9 (3.16%) QA
4 5 (1.75%) SLA
5 4 (1.40%) P3O
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (0.70%) IAG
2 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.05%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (7.37%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.86%) Oracle
3 8 (2.81%) SAP
3 8 (2.81%) Nintex
4 7 (2.46%) HP
5 5 (1.75%) JDA
5 5 (1.75%) Remedy
6 4 (1.40%) Vermilion
7 3 (1.05%) Citrix
7 3 (1.05%) BMC
7 3 (1.05%) Primavera
7 3 (1.05%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.70%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.70%) IBM
8 2 (0.70%) Twitter
9 1 (0.35%) Comverse
9 1 (0.35%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.35%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.35%) Ericsson
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