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 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 Reengineering (BPR)
Rank 469 402 405
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +3
Contract jobs citing BPR 126 177 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.45% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 123 132
Average daily rate
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£410 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £800 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £415
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.75 £19.42
% change year-on-year
- -8.59%

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%

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 22 August 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 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 -71 117 £406 -4.41% 26
London -5 61 £400 -26.94% 11
South West -23 19 £500 +17.30% 1
City of London +29 12 £400 -12.08% 2
Swindon -2 11 £500 +15.60% 1
Wiltshire -7 11 £500 +15.60% 1
South East -11 11 £400 +14.28% 6
Scotland -9 8 £463 +32.14% 1
Glasgow -7 7 £525 +90.90% 1
East of England -28 7 - -
West Midlands -30 6 £325 -23.52%
North West +2 5 £515 +56.65% 2
Yorkshire 0 5 £302 -32.13% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 4 - -
Manchester -4 4 £423 +28.51% 1
Cambridge -9 4 - -
West Yorkshire +9 3 £326 -26.74% 1
Milton Keynes +1 3 - -
Buckinghamshire -10 3 - -
Bedfordshire -15 3 - -
Bristol -17 3 £458 +30.71%
Sussex - 3 £400 -
Leeds +10 2 £350 - 1
Berkshire +8 2 £438 +9.37%
Northamptonshire -5 2 £525 +54.41%
East Midlands -12 2 £525 +52.17% 1
Edinburgh -17 2 £400 -5.88%
Shropshire - 2 - -
Sheffield +10 1 - -
South Yorkshire -1 1 - -

BPR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 122 (40.80%) Finance
2 88 (29.43%) Business Analysis
3 80 (26.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (20.74%) Banking
4 62 (20.74%) Project Management
5 57 (19.06%) PRINCE2
6 50 (16.72%) UML
6 50 (16.72%) Change Management
7 48 (16.05%) MS Visio
8 47 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (15.38%) Data Modelling
10 44 (14.72%) Degree
11 38 (12.71%) GAP Analysis
12 36 (12.04%) User Acceptance Testing
13 33 (11.04%) Business Transformation
14 29 (9.70%) Six Sigma
15 28 (9.36%) Migration
15 28 (9.36%) BPMN
15 28 (9.36%) Requirements Analysis
16 27 (9.03%) Programme Management
17 26 (8.70%) Investment Banking
17 26 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 25 (8.36%) CRM
19 24 (8.03%) Systems Analysis
19 24 (8.03%) Business Process Mapping
20 23 (7.69%) Oracle
21 22 (7.36%) Management Information System
21 22 (7.36%) Workflow
22 21 (7.02%) PMI Certification
23 20 (6.69%) SSADM

BPR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (5.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (1.67%) CMS
3 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.00%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.33%) Mule
5 1 (0.33%) Lync
5 1 (0.33%) Confluence
5 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.33%) IIS
5 1 (0.33%) SAP EP
Applications
1 48 (16.05%) MS Visio
2 14 (4.68%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.01%) MS Project
4 8 (2.68%) MS Office
5 7 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.34%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (4.68%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (3.34%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (3.34%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.67%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.34%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (1.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.67%) MultiFonds
5 2 (0.67%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.67%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.67%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.33%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.33%) Agresso
6 1 (0.33%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.01%) SaaS
2 5 (1.67%) Office 365
3 3 (1.00%) IaaS
3 3 (1.00%) PaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.01%) Intranet
2 2 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.67%) Internet
2 2 (0.67%) HTTP
2 2 (0.67%) WAN
2 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.33%) SMS
3 1 (0.33%) VPN
3 1 (0.33%) Firewall
3 1 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.67%) SAP BW
2 2 (0.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.33%) MarkLogic
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.33%) JIRA
3 1 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 122 (40.80%) Finance
2 62 (20.74%) Banking
3 26 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 19 (6.35%) Legal
4 19 (6.35%) Retail
5 18 (6.02%) Local Government
5 18 (6.02%) Back Office
6 13 (4.35%) Billing
7 10 (3.34%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.68%) Front Office
9 5 (1.67%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.00%) Marketing
10 3 (1.00%) Private Banking
10 3 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.00%) Advertising
11 2 (0.67%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.67%) Publishing
11 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 174 (58.19%) Analyst
2 172 (57.53%) Business Analyst
3 30 (10.03%) Senior Business Analyst
3 30 (10.03%) Senior Analyst
4 25 (8.36%) Project Manager
4 25 (8.36%) Consultant
5 24 (8.03%) Architect
6 15 (5.02%) Programme Manager
6 15 (5.02%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (5.02%) Process Consultant
6 15 (5.02%) IT Business Analyst
7 12 (4.01%) Risk Analyst
7 12 (4.01%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
7 12 (4.01%) Credit Analyst
7 12 (4.01%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 12 (4.01%) Legal Analyst
7 12 (4.01%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 10 (3.34%) Systems Analyst
9 9 (3.01%) Agile Business Analyst
9 9 (3.01%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.34%) HTML
1 7 (2.34%) Middleware
2 5 (1.67%) HTML5
3 3 (1.00%) Java EE
3 3 (1.00%) .NET
3 3 (1.00%) J2EE
3 3 (1.00%) XML
4 2 (0.67%) SAP XI
4 2 (0.67%) XSLT
4 2 (0.67%) CSS
4 2 (0.67%) SOAP
4 2 (0.67%) Web Services
4 2 (0.67%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.33%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.33%) JMS
5 1 (0.33%) LAMP
5 1 (0.33%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.36%) Management Information System
2 14 (4.68%) Credit Risk
3 9 (3.01%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.34%) Market Risk
5 3 (1.00%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.00%) Open Source
5 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.00%) PMI
6 2 (0.67%) Derivative
6 2 (0.67%) NHS
6 2 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.67%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.67%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.67%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.33%) DTCC
7 1 (0.33%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.33%) iPad
7 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.00%) Windows
2 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.33%) UNIX
2 1 (0.33%) HPUX
2 1 (0.33%) Solaris
2 1 (0.33%) Linux
2 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (29.43%) Business Analysis
2 80 (26.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 62 (20.74%) Project Management
4 57 (19.06%) PRINCE2
5 50 (16.72%) UML
5 50 (16.72%) Change Management
6 47 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 38 (12.71%) GAP Analysis
9 36 (12.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 33 (11.04%) Business Transformation
11 29 (9.70%) Six Sigma
12 28 (9.36%) Migration
12 28 (9.36%) BPMN
12 28 (9.36%) Requirements Analysis
13 27 (9.03%) Programme Management
14 26 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 25 (8.36%) CRM
16 24 (8.03%) Systems Analysis
16 24 (8.03%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.01%) SQL
2 5 (1.67%) Java
3 2 (0.67%) Perl
3 2 (0.67%) ABAP
4 1 (0.33%) Python
4 1 (0.33%) C
4 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.33%) VB
4 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (14.72%) Degree
2 21 (7.02%) PMI Certification
3 18 (6.02%) PMP
4 17 (5.69%) ISEB
5 12 (4.01%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 9 (3.01%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 6 (2.01%) Security Cleared
7 6 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.00%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 3 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.00%) MBA
10 2 (0.67%) IIBA
10 2 (0.67%) CBAP
10 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.35%) Basel III
2 18 (6.02%) Solvency II
2 18 (6.02%) Basel II
3 8 (2.68%) QA
4 3 (1.00%) SLA
5 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.33%) COREP
6 1 (0.33%) P3O
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.33%) HL7
6 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.67%) IAG
2 1 (0.33%) XenApp
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.67%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (7.69%) Oracle
2 14 (4.68%) SAP
3 13 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.01%) Remedy
4 6 (2.01%) TIBCO
4 6 (2.01%) IBM
5 5 (1.67%) JDA
6 3 (1.00%) Nintex
6 3 (1.00%) Primavera
6 3 (1.00%) HP
6 3 (1.00%) Citrix
6 3 (1.00%) BMC
7 2 (0.67%) Informatica
7 2 (0.67%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.67%) Twitter
8 1 (0.33%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.33%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.33%) Talend
8 1 (0.33%) Cognos
8 1 (0.33%) JBoss
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Corporate Project Solutions
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago