The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
Rank 410 393 392
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing BPR 182 166 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.48% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 119 144
Average daily rate £451 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £232 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £710 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.12% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £14.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +159.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.65 £38.15 £14.70
% change year-on-year
-1.30% +159.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41318 34649 42090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.34% 72.50% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25663 20657 24013
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1168 1064 1437
Average hourly rate £28.49 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.98% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -9 175 £451 +9.21% 34
London -5 99 £505 -3.80% 20
City of London +12 38 £483 -1.02% 7
South East -11 25 £420 +23.07% 2
East of England -24 13 £500 +233.33% 1
South West -26 13 £451 +17.01% 1
Berkshire -2 12 £475 +24.59%
Swindon -13 10 £451 +17.01% 1
Wiltshire -14 10 £451 +17.01% 1
East Midlands -21 9 £425 +18.88%
Bedfordshire - 9 £488 - 1
Luton - 8 £488 - 1
Northamptonshire -20 7 £438 +23.23%
West Midlands -22 7 £300 -4.00% 4
Yorkshire -7 4 £419 +19.64% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £563 -
Bristol -15 3 £430 +4.24%
North West -20 3 £425 -29.16% 3
Buckinghamshire -21 3 £415 +33.87%
Milton Keynes -22 3 £415 +33.87%
West Yorkshire -22 3 £450 +20.00%
Scotland -26 3 £288 -8.00% 1
Leeds -15 2 £338 -
Edinburgh -23 2 - -
Kent +6 1 - -
Glasgow +4 1 £288 -4.16% 1
Hampshire -3 1 £438 +25.00%
Newport -9 1 £375 -11.76%
Manchester -11 1 £450 +50.00%
Cheshire -13 1 £425 - 1

BPR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 145 (43.94%) Finance
2 89 (26.97%) Banking
3 81 (24.55%) Business Analysis
4 80 (24.24%) Project Management
5 59 (17.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 54 (16.36%) Investment Banking
7 50 (15.15%) PRINCE2
8 47 (14.24%) UML
9 45 (13.64%) Degree
10 44 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 42 (12.73%) MS Visio
12 40 (12.12%) Data Modelling
13 38 (11.52%) Legal
14 37 (11.21%) Change Management
15 36 (10.91%) GAP Analysis
16 35 (10.61%) CRM
17 32 (9.70%) Front Office
17 32 (9.70%) Migration
18 31 (9.39%) MS Excel
19 28 (8.48%) Six Sigma
19 28 (8.48%) Back Office
19 28 (8.48%) Business Transformation
20 26 (7.88%) Management Information System
21 25 (7.58%) Asset Management
21 25 (7.58%) Business Process Mapping
22 24 (7.27%) Systems Analysis
22 24 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
23 23 (6.97%) Data Analysis
24 22 (6.67%) ISEB
25 21 (6.36%) Retail

BPR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (1.82%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.21%) CMS
5 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.91%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.61%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.30%) Apache
7 1 (0.30%) IIS
7 1 (0.30%) Mule
Applications
1 42 (12.73%) MS Visio
2 31 (9.39%) MS Excel
3 19 (5.76%) MS Office
4 17 (5.15%) MS Project
5 13 (3.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.30%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 17 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.82%) Endur
3 5 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.21%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (1.21%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.21%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.91%) HiPortfolio
6 2 (0.61%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.61%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.61%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.61%) MultiFonds
6 2 (0.61%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.61%) Agresso
7 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.30%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.30%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.30%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.91%) SaaS
2 1 (0.30%) PaaS
2 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.82%) Intranet
2 4 (1.21%) Internet
3 2 (0.61%) HTTP
4 1 (0.30%) VLAN
4 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.73%) MS Access
2 4 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.91%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.91%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.61%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.30%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.21%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
General
1 145 (43.94%) Finance
2 89 (26.97%) Banking
3 54 (16.36%) Investment Banking
4 38 (11.52%) Legal
5 32 (9.70%) Front Office
6 28 (8.48%) Back Office
7 21 (6.36%) Retail
8 12 (3.64%) Local Government
9 8 (2.42%) Billing
10 7 (2.12%) Telecoms
10 7 (2.12%) Marketing
11 5 (1.52%) Private Banking
11 5 (1.52%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.52%) Advertising
12 4 (1.21%) Retail Banking
12 4 (1.21%) Automotive
13 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 213 (64.55%) Analyst
2 199 (60.30%) Business Analyst
3 50 (15.15%) Project Manager
4 34 (10.30%) Senior Analyst
5 33 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 19 (5.76%) Systems Analyst
7 17 (5.15%) Process Analyst
8 16 (4.85%) Senior Manager
8 16 (4.85%) IT Business Analyst
8 16 (4.85%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 15 (4.55%) Banking Business Analyst
10 14 (4.24%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 14 (4.24%) Credit Analyst
10 14 (4.24%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
10 14 (4.24%) Risk Analyst
10 14 (4.24%) Legal Analyst
10 14 (4.24%) Senior Project Manager
11 13 (3.94%) Programme Manager
12 12 (3.64%) Business Process Analyst
13 11 (3.33%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.03%) Middleware
2 6 (1.82%) .NET
3 5 (1.52%) SOAP
3 5 (1.52%) XML
3 5 (1.52%) Hibernate
4 4 (1.21%) Spring
4 4 (1.21%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.91%) Java EE
5 3 (0.91%) HTML
5 3 (0.91%) Web Services
5 3 (0.91%) J2EE
6 2 (0.61%) SAP XI
6 2 (0.61%) Flash
6 2 (0.61%) JMS
6 2 (0.61%) HTML5
7 1 (0.30%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.30%) JSON
7 1 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.30%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.88%) Management Information System
2 16 (4.85%) Credit Risk
3 10 (3.03%) Equities
4 8 (2.42%) Reference Data
4 8 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.12%) Derivative
6 4 (1.21%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.21%) NHS
7 3 (0.91%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.91%) FMCG
7 3 (0.91%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.61%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.30%) Open Source
9 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.30%) PMI
9 1 (0.30%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.94%) Windows
2 6 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (1.52%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.30%) UNIX
4 1 (0.30%) CentOS
4 1 (0.30%) HPUX
4 1 (0.30%) Solaris
4 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (24.55%) Business Analysis
2 80 (24.24%) Project Management
3 59 (17.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (15.15%) PRINCE2
5 47 (14.24%) UML
6 44 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 40 (12.12%) Data Modelling
8 37 (11.21%) Change Management
9 36 (10.91%) GAP Analysis
10 35 (10.61%) CRM
11 32 (9.70%) Migration
12 28 (8.48%) Six Sigma
12 28 (8.48%) Business Transformation
13 25 (7.58%) Business Process Mapping
13 25 (7.58%) Asset Management
14 24 (7.27%) Systems Analysis
14 24 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (6.97%) Data Analysis
16 21 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (5.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.76%) SQL
2 16 (4.85%) Java
3 5 (1.52%) C#
4 4 (1.21%) VB
5 2 (0.61%) ABAP
5 2 (0.61%) Perl
6 1 (0.30%) PHP
6 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (13.64%) Degree
2 22 (6.67%) ISEB
3 17 (5.15%) PMI Certification
4 16 (4.85%) PMP
5 11 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.42%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.91%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 3 (0.91%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 3 (0.91%) ACCA
8 3 (0.91%) CIMA
9 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.30%) CCAB
10 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.30%) IIBA
10 1 (0.30%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.85%) MiFID
2 15 (4.55%) EMIR
2 15 (4.55%) Dodd-Frank
3 13 (3.94%) Basel III
4 11 (3.33%) Basel II
5 10 (3.03%) Solvency II
6 4 (1.21%) SLA
7 3 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.61%) QA
8 2 (0.61%) FATCA
9 1 (0.30%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.30%) COREP
9 1 (0.30%) HL7
9 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.91%) XenApp
2 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.61%) SCCM
2 2 (0.61%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.30%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 20 (6.06%) Oracle
2 17 (5.15%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.42%) OpenLink
4 7 (2.12%) SAP
4 7 (2.12%) IBM
5 6 (1.82%) Citrix
6 3 (0.91%) Lotus
6 3 (0.91%) JBoss
6 3 (0.91%) Capita
6 3 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.61%) Informatica
7 2 (0.61%) HP
8 1 (0.30%) BEA
8 1 (0.30%) Ariba
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.30%) CODA
8 1 (0.30%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.30%) Cognos
8 1 (0.30%) Sun
8 1 (0.30%) Sybase
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