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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
Rank 443 405 383
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -22
Contract jobs citing BPR 141 148 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.41% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 119 107
Average daily rate
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£433 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.84% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £830 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £383
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -

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
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 -28 133 £435 -8.36% 36
London -20 70 £444 -22.82% 20
City of London +25 31 £444 -4.15% 13
South East -12 17 £463 -2.63% 2
South West -15 12 £500 +5.15% 7
Yorkshire +3 11 £313 +45.34%
West Midlands +2 9 £325 +12.06% 2
Wiltshire -2 9 £500 +5.15% 1
Scotland -2 8 £400 -
Berkshire +5 7 £375 -10.71% 1
North West -12 7 £450 +71.42% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 5 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £373 -
East Midlands - 5 £438 - 1
Cheshire +6 4 £406 +25.00% 1
Glasgow -1 4 £363 -
Warwickshire -1 3 £310 -17.44%
Surrey -7 3 £425 -15.00% 1
Milton Keynes -9 3 £273 -
North East -10 3 £400 +60.00%
Tyne and Wear - 3 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £400 -
Bracknell - 3 £250 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £400 -
Nottingham - 3 £400 -
Leeds - 3 £373 -
Birmingham -1 2 £375 +50.00%
Edinburgh - 2 £400 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £200 -
Reading - 2 £525 -

BPR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 107 (40.84%) Finance
2 92 (35.11%) Business Analysis
3 59 (22.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (19.47%) GAP Analysis
5 48 (18.32%) Project Management
6 47 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (16.79%) Banking
8 42 (16.03%) PRINCE2
9 39 (14.89%) MS Visio
10 37 (14.12%) Workflow
11 35 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
12 33 (12.60%) UML
13 31 (11.83%) Six Sigma
14 30 (11.45%) Change Management
15 29 (11.07%) BPMN
16 28 (10.69%) Data Modelling
16 28 (10.69%) Degree
17 26 (9.92%) Migration
17 26 (9.92%) Microsoft
18 25 (9.54%) ITIL
18 25 (9.54%) Data Analysis
19 24 (9.16%) Scrum
20 23 (8.78%) SSADM
21 22 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
22 21 (8.02%) DSDM
22 21 (8.02%) Business Transformation
23 20 (7.63%) MS Excel
23 20 (7.63%) Programme Management
23 20 (7.63%) Systems Analysis
23 20 (7.63%) Retail

BPR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 18 (6.87%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.34%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (4.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.76%) Liferay
5 1 (0.38%) Confluence
5 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.38%) SAP EP
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (14.89%) MS Visio
2 20 (7.63%) MS Excel
3 14 (5.34%) MS Office
4 12 (4.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (3.05%) MS Project
6 5 (1.91%) InfoPath
7 3 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.29%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.53%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.76%) CA Clarity
3 2 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.76%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.76%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.38%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.38%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.82%) Office 365
2 3 (1.15%) SaaS
3 2 (0.76%) IaaS
3 2 (0.76%) PaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.96%) VLAN
1 13 (4.96%) HTTP
2 6 (2.29%) Intranet
3 3 (1.15%) Firewall
4 1 (0.38%) LTE
4 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.38%) LDAP
4 1 (0.38%) GSM
4 1 (0.38%) LAN
4 1 (0.38%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.38%) WAN
4 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.38%) Internet
4 1 (0.38%) UTRAN
4 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.38%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.53%) MS Access
3 2 (0.76%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.38%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (1.15%) JIRA
3 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
General
1 107 (40.84%) Finance
2 44 (16.79%) Banking
3 20 (7.63%) Retail
4 13 (4.96%) Local Government
5 12 (4.58%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.67%) Automotive
7 6 (2.29%) Legal
8 4 (1.53%) Marketing
8 4 (1.53%) Front Office
8 4 (1.53%) Back Office
9 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.15%) Advertising
10 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.38%) Law
11 1 (0.38%) Publishing
11 1 (0.38%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 178 (67.94%) Analyst
2 171 (65.27%) Business Analyst
3 33 (12.60%) Senior Business Analyst
3 33 (12.60%) Senior Analyst
4 24 (9.16%) Project Manager
5 22 (8.40%) Consultant
6 20 (7.63%) Architect
7 19 (7.25%) Process Analyst
8 16 (6.11%) Business Process Analyst
9 12 (4.58%) Business Systems Analyst
9 12 (4.58%) Systems Analyst
10 10 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (3.44%) Business Manager
12 8 (3.05%) SharePoint Business Analyst
13 7 (2.67%) Process Consultant
13 7 (2.67%) Financial Business Analyst
13 7 (2.67%) Data Analyst
14 6 (2.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
14 6 (2.29%) Business Consultant
14 6 (2.29%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.96%) SOAP
2 8 (3.05%) XML
3 7 (2.67%) HTML
3 7 (2.67%) Middleware
4 6 (2.29%) HTML5
5 5 (1.91%) .NET
6 2 (0.76%) Java EE
6 2 (0.76%) Spring MVC
6 2 (0.76%) Spring
6 2 (0.76%) J2EE
6 2 (0.76%) CSS
6 2 (0.76%) XSLT
7 1 (0.38%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.38%) Flash
7 1 (0.38%) Web Services
7 1 (0.38%) CGI
7 1 (0.38%) FpML
7 1 (0.38%) LAMP
7 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.25%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.05%) NHS
4 7 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.91%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.91%) Physics
6 4 (1.53%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.76%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.76%) Open Source
9 1 (0.38%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.38%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.38%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.38%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.38%) Equities
9 1 (0.38%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.73%) Windows
2 13 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.76%) UNIX
4 1 (0.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (35.11%) Business Analysis
2 59 (22.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 51 (19.47%) GAP Analysis
4 48 (18.32%) Project Management
5 47 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (16.03%) PRINCE2
7 37 (14.12%) Workflow
8 33 (12.60%) UML
9 31 (11.83%) Six Sigma
10 30 (11.45%) Change Management
11 29 (11.07%) BPMN
12 28 (10.69%) Data Modelling
13 26 (9.92%) Migration
14 25 (9.54%) ITIL
14 25 (9.54%) Data Analysis
15 24 (9.16%) Scrum
16 23 (8.78%) SSADM
17 22 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
18 21 (8.02%) DSDM
18 21 (8.02%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.73%) SQL
2 4 (1.53%) Java
3 3 (1.15%) VB
4 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.38%) VBA
4 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (10.69%) Degree
2 13 (4.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (4.20%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.67%) ISEB
5 5 (1.91%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.53%) CIMA
6 4 (1.53%) ACCA
6 4 (1.53%) PMP
6 4 (1.53%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.53%) AAT
6 4 (1.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 4 (1.53%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.38%) APMP
8 1 (0.38%) IIBA
8 1 (0.38%) CBAP
8 1 (0.38%) MBA
8 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.11%) Basel III
2 15 (5.73%) Solvency II
2 15 (5.73%) Basel II
3 6 (2.29%) QA
4 5 (1.91%) SLA
5 4 (1.53%) P3O
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (0.76%) IAG
2 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (4.96%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (9.92%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.49%) HP
3 13 (4.96%) Citrix
3 13 (4.96%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.05%) Nintex
5 6 (2.29%) SAP
6 4 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.53%) Vermilion
7 3 (1.15%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.76%) IBM
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle
8 2 (0.76%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.38%) Comverse
9 1 (0.38%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.38%) Cognos
9 1 (0.38%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.38%) Misys
9 1 (0.38%) Cisco
9 1 (0.38%) Websense
9 1 (0.38%) Symantec
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