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 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
Rank 495 420 409
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -11
Contract jobs citing BPR 120 151 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.39% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 108 122
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£413 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £335 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £740 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £26.25 £38.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £38.22
% change year-on-year
- -50.28%

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
42297 38782 39937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.64% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27156 24058 23264
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 £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1147 1484
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.34%
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 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 October 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 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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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 -54 115 £425 -10.52% 15
London -17 53 £450 -18.18% 10
South East -17 13 £375 -6.25% 2
East of England -14 11 £355 +18.33%
South West -28 11 £475 +9.82% 1
City of London +9 9 £500 +5.26% 6
North West -4 9 £240 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire -2 8 £225 -50.00% 1
Swindon -5 7 £475 +9.82%
Wiltshire -11 7 £475 +9.82% 1
West Midlands -16 6 £400 -0.92%
Manchester - 6 £240 -
Surrey 0 5 £525 +22.09%
Milton Keynes -5 5 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire -5 5 £350 - 1
East Midlands -8 5 £575 +69.11%
South Yorkshire +5 4 £225 - 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £375 -
Sheffield - 4 £225 - 1
Cambridge +3 3 £335 -25.55%
Cambridgeshire -3 3 £335 -25.55%
Birmingham -4 3 £381 -10.29%
West Yorkshire -5 3 £302 -22.06%
Bristol - 3 £450 -
Watford - 3 £413 -
Leeds -3 2 - -
Leicester +8 1 £425 +26.86%
Leicestershire +8 1 £425 +26.86%
Edinburgh -4 1 - -
Scotland -16 1 - -

BPR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (41.57%) Finance
2 77 (28.84%) Business Analysis
3 70 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (25.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (19.10%) Project Management
6 48 (17.98%) PRINCE2
6 48 (17.98%) Banking
7 42 (15.73%) Change Management
7 42 (15.73%) GAP Analysis
8 39 (14.61%) Workflow
9 37 (13.86%) MS Visio
10 34 (12.73%) UML
11 32 (11.99%) Data Modelling
12 31 (11.61%) Degree
13 30 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (10.86%) BPMN
14 29 (10.86%) Six Sigma
15 26 (9.74%) User Acceptance Testing
15 26 (9.74%) Business Transformation
16 24 (8.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 24 (8.99%) Migration
17 23 (8.61%) Requirements Analysis
17 23 (8.61%) SharePoint
18 22 (8.24%) SSADM
18 22 (8.24%) Systems Analysis
18 22 (8.24%) Programme Management
19 21 (7.87%) DSDM
20 20 (7.49%) Lean Six Sigma
21 19 (7.12%) Business Process Mapping
22 18 (6.74%) Scrum

BPR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (8.61%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.49%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.37%) Confluence
4 1 (0.37%) Liferay
4 1 (0.37%) Lync
4 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.37%) SAP EP
4 1 (0.37%) CMS
4 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 37 (13.86%) MS Visio
2 14 (5.24%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.24%) MS Office
3 9 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.62%) MS Project
5 5 (1.87%) InfoPath
6 3 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.75%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.25%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (2.25%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.50%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.75%) CA Clarity
6 2 (0.75%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.37%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.37%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.37%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.37%) Summit
7 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.37%) Agresso
7 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.75%) Office 365
2 4 (1.50%) SaaS
3 3 (1.12%) PaaS
3 3 (1.12%) IaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.87%) Intranet
2 3 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.12%) WAN
3 2 (0.75%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.37%) Firewall
4 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.37%) VPN
4 1 (0.37%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.12%) MS Access
2 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.37%) MarkLogic
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.37%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.37%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 111 (41.57%) Finance
2 48 (17.98%) Banking
3 18 (6.74%) Retail
3 18 (6.74%) Local Government
4 17 (6.37%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.75%) Legal
6 8 (3.00%) Front Office
7 7 (2.62%) Back Office
8 5 (1.87%) Billing
8 5 (1.87%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.50%) Marketing
10 3 (1.12%) Automotive
10 3 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.75%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Advertising
12 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 165 (61.80%) Analyst
2 161 (60.30%) Business Analyst
3 29 (10.86%) Senior Analyst
3 29 (10.86%) Senior Business Analyst
4 27 (10.11%) Consultant
5 23 (8.61%) Architect
6 22 (8.24%) Project Manager
7 15 (5.62%) Process Consultant
8 14 (5.24%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (4.12%) Systems Analyst
10 10 (3.75%) Process Analyst
10 10 (3.75%) Business Systems Analyst
10 10 (3.75%) Agile Business Analyst
11 9 (3.37%) Enterprise Architect
11 9 (3.37%) Business Process Analyst
12 8 (3.00%) Process Improvement Consultant
12 8 (3.00%) Business Consultant
12 8 (3.00%) SharePoint Business Analyst
13 7 (2.62%) Business Architect
14 6 (2.25%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.37%) XML
2 7 (2.62%) Middleware
2 7 (2.62%) HTML
3 6 (2.25%) HTML5
4 3 (1.12%) Java EE
4 3 (1.12%) J2EE
5 2 (0.75%) XSLT
5 2 (0.75%) CSS
5 2 (0.75%) Web Services
5 2 (0.75%) .NET
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.37%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.37%) Spring
6 1 (0.37%) LAMP
6 1 (0.37%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.37%) CGI
6 1 (0.37%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.37%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.87%) Credit Risk
4 5 (1.87%) NHS
5 4 (1.50%) Market Risk
5 4 (1.50%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.12%) Open Source
6 3 (1.12%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.12%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.75%) PMI
7 2 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.75%) Derivative
7 2 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.37%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.37%) FMCG
8 1 (0.37%) iPad
8 1 (0.37%) DTCC
8 1 (0.37%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.37%) Windows
1 1 (0.37%) HPUX
1 1 (0.37%) Solaris
1 1 (0.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (28.84%) Business Analysis
2 70 (26.22%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (25.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (19.10%) Project Management
5 48 (17.98%) PRINCE2
6 42 (15.73%) Change Management
6 42 (15.73%) GAP Analysis
7 39 (14.61%) Workflow
8 34 (12.73%) UML
9 32 (11.99%) Data Modelling
10 29 (10.86%) BPMN
10 29 (10.86%) Six Sigma
11 26 (9.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 26 (9.74%) Business Transformation
12 24 (8.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 24 (8.99%) Migration
13 23 (8.61%) Requirements Analysis
14 22 (8.24%) SSADM
14 22 (8.24%) Systems Analysis
14 22 (8.24%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.12%) SQL
2 4 (1.50%) VB
3 3 (1.12%) Java
4 1 (0.37%) C
4 1 (0.37%) Perl
4 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.37%) VBA
4 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (11.61%) Degree
2 10 (3.75%) ISEB
2 10 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (3.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 8 (3.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 7 (2.62%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.62%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.87%) PMP
7 4 (1.50%) ACCA
7 4 (1.50%) CIMA
7 4 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.50%) AAT
8 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.12%) MBA
8 3 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.37%) IIBA
10 1 (0.37%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.37%) Basel III
1 17 (6.37%) Solvency II
2 16 (5.99%) Basel II
3 13 (4.87%) QA
4 4 (1.50%) P3O
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.37%) SLA
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.75%) IAG
2 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (6.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.87%) Oracle
3 12 (4.49%) SAP
4 8 (3.00%) Nintex
5 7 (2.62%) TIBCO
6 5 (1.87%) Remedy
6 5 (1.87%) JDA
7 3 (1.12%) Primavera
7 3 (1.12%) BMC
7 3 (1.12%) IBM
7 3 (1.12%) HP
8 2 (0.75%) Sony
8 2 (0.75%) Google
8 2 (0.75%) Twitter
9 1 (0.37%) Talend
9 1 (0.37%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.37%) Vermilion
9 1 (0.37%) Northgate
9 1 (0.37%) Capita
9 1 (0.37%) Casewise
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