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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
Rank 460 421 394
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -27
Contract jobs citing BPR 134 181 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.33% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.44% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 119 120
Average daily rate
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£450 £451 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £363 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £440 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.65 £38.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -1.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.65 £23.15 £25.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £111.09 £51.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.65 £38.15
% change year-on-year
+8.89% -1.30%

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
42559 41264 35676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.38% 74.73% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25722 21281
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1225 1158 1074
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BPR within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

BPR Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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 -46 127 £450 -0.11% 25
London -40 55 £500 - 10
South West +13 21 £500 +10.98% 4
City of London -7 14 £513 +7.89% 5
North West -7 14 £363 -17.14%
East Midlands +9 13 £200 -52.94% 2
Wiltshire +14 11 £500 +10.98%
Swindon +12 10 £500 +10.98%
Manchester -4 10 £363 -19.44%
South East -18 10 £500 +16.27% 1
Bristol +10 8 £513 +19.18%
Scotland +8 6 £381 +32.60%
Glasgow +2 6 £381 +32.60%
West Midlands -12 6 £180 -40.00%
East of England +13 5 £390 -25.71% 1
Leicester - 5 - -
Leicestershire - 5 - -
Warwickshire +1 4 £180 -40.00%
Northamptonshire -13 4 - -
Yorkshire -17 4 £400 -4.47% 3
Cheshire -5 3 £406 -4.41%
Watford +7 2 £400 - 1
Hertfordshire +3 2 £400 -28.88% 1
Surrey +2 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -1 2 £513 +23.49%
Warwick -1 2 £180 -44.61%
Northampton -6 2 - -
Hampshire -9 2 - -
West Yorkshire -12 2 £425 -5.55% 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 £200 - 2

BPR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 115 (42.12%) Finance
2 96 (35.16%) Business Analysis
3 51 (18.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (18.32%) Project Management
5 46 (16.85%) Banking
6 45 (16.48%) GAP Analysis
6 45 (16.48%) PRINCE2
7 41 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (14.65%) MS Visio
9 39 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (13.92%) UML
11 37 (13.55%) Data Modelling
12 32 (11.72%) Change Management
13 30 (10.99%) ITIL
13 30 (10.99%) BPMN
14 28 (10.26%) Six Sigma
15 25 (9.16%) Degree
15 25 (9.16%) Business Transformation
16 24 (8.79%) Service Management
17 23 (8.42%) Windows
18 22 (8.06%) SSADM
18 22 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
18 22 (8.06%) Requirements Analysis
18 22 (8.06%) Programme Management
19 21 (7.69%) Data Analysis
19 21 (7.69%) SOA
19 21 (7.69%) DSDM
19 21 (7.69%) Management Information System
19 21 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
19 21 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement

BPR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.73%) Liferay
3 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.37%) Confluence
4 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 40 (14.65%) MS Visio
2 20 (7.33%) MS Excel
3 13 (4.76%) MS Office
4 12 (4.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (4.03%) MS Project
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.47%) SAP FI
1 4 (1.47%) SAP CO
1 4 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.10%) Eagle PACE
2 3 (1.10%) SAP QM
3 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.37%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.37%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.47%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.86%) HTTP
1 16 (5.86%) VLAN
2 6 (2.20%) Intranet
3 5 (1.83%) Firewall
4 2 (0.73%) Internet
5 1 (0.37%) LTE
5 1 (0.37%) NGN
5 1 (0.37%) LDAP
5 1 (0.37%) GSM
5 1 (0.37%) LAN
5 1 (0.37%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.37%) WAN
5 1 (0.37%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.73%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.37%) Data Mart
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.37%) MS Access
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (1.83%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 115 (42.12%) Finance
2 46 (16.85%) Banking
3 18 (6.59%) Local Government
4 17 (6.23%) Retail
5 10 (3.66%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.30%) Legal
7 8 (2.93%) Marketing
8 6 (2.20%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.83%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.47%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.47%) Advertising
10 4 (1.47%) Automotive
11 3 (1.10%) Billing
11 3 (1.10%) Law
12 2 (0.73%) Front Office
13 1 (0.37%) Publishing
13 1 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 181 (66.30%) Analyst
2 170 (62.27%) Business Analyst
3 34 (12.45%) Senior Analyst
4 33 (12.09%) Senior Business Analyst
5 28 (10.26%) Project Manager
6 24 (8.79%) Architect
7 21 (7.69%) Consultant
8 17 (6.23%) Process Analyst
9 15 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (5.13%) Business Process Analyst
11 11 (4.03%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 9 (3.30%) Technical Analyst
13 8 (2.93%) Financial Business Analyst
14 7 (2.56%) Business Consultant
14 7 (2.56%) Financial Services Business Analyst
14 7 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
14 7 (2.56%) Technical Architect
15 6 (2.20%) Business Systems Analyst
15 6 (2.20%) Process Consultant
15 6 (2.20%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.86%) SOAP
2 11 (4.03%) Middleware
3 4 (1.47%) XML
4 3 (1.10%) .NET
5 2 (0.73%) FpML
5 2 (0.73%) XML Messaging
5 2 (0.73%) Spring MVC
5 2 (0.73%) Spring
6 1 (0.37%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.20%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.47%) NHS
5 4 (1.47%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.47%) Physics
5 4 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.47%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.10%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.10%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.73%) Statistics
7 2 (0.73%) Economics
7 2 (0.73%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.73%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.37%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.37%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.37%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.37%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.42%) Windows
2 16 (5.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (5.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.10%) UNIX
5 1 (0.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (35.16%) Business Analysis
2 51 (18.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 50 (18.32%) Project Management
4 45 (16.48%) GAP Analysis
4 45 (16.48%) PRINCE2
5 39 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (13.92%) UML
7 37 (13.55%) Data Modelling
8 32 (11.72%) Change Management
9 30 (10.99%) ITIL
9 30 (10.99%) BPMN
10 28 (10.26%) Six Sigma
11 25 (9.16%) Business Transformation
12 24 (8.79%) Service Management
13 22 (8.06%) SSADM
13 22 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (8.06%) Requirements Analysis
13 22 (8.06%) Programme Management
14 21 (7.69%) Data Analysis
14 21 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.33%) SQL
2 3 (1.10%) Java
3 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
3 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (9.16%) Degree
2 11 (4.03%) ISEB
3 10 (3.66%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (2.56%) PMP
5 7 (2.56%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.20%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.10%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.73%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.37%) IIBA
9 1 (0.37%) CBAP
9 1 (0.37%) APMP
9 1 (0.37%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 1 (0.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.59%) Basel II
1 18 (6.59%) Basel III
1 18 (6.59%) Solvency II
2 6 (2.20%) SLA
3 3 (1.10%) QA
4 1 (0.37%) P3O
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 16 (5.86%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (6.59%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.23%) HP
2 17 (6.23%) Citrix
3 16 (5.86%) Red Hat
4 14 (5.13%) SAP
5 8 (2.93%) Oracle
6 4 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.47%) Google
7 3 (1.10%) Vermilion
7 3 (1.10%) Kronos
8 2 (0.73%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.73%) IBM
8 2 (0.73%) Casewise
9 1 (0.37%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.37%) Nintex
9 1 (0.37%) Twitter
9 1 (0.37%) Comverse
9 1 (0.37%) Cognos
9 1 (0.37%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.37%) PeopleSoft
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