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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
Rank 491 448 374
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -74
Contract jobs citing BPR 118 144 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.27% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.36% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 99 138
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£425 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £645 £775
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £451 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.64% +12.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £73.75 £37.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.66% +94.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £37.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.75 £37.50 £21.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+46.66% +94.80%

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
42553 40275 36728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.55% 76.11% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27470 25080 22041
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £568 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1143 1189 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -36 108 £431 -0.11% 26
London -7 63 £500 +17.64% 15
City of London -17 14 £475 +5.55% 8
South East -10 10 £413 +1.85% 3
North West -15 10 £300 -7.69% 2
Scotland +3 9 £350 -24.32% 1
Manchester -10 9 £300 -7.69% 1
South West -15 9 £433 -9.18% 6
West Midlands +4 8 £400 -
Yorkshire -17 6 £365 +21.66%
West Yorkshire - 5 £380 -
Edinburgh +6 4 £425 +6.25%
Glasgow 0 4 £275 -47.61% 1
Devon -3 4 £300 -45.45%
Buckinghamshire - 4 - - 1
Surrey - 4 £425 - 1
Leeds - 4 £365 -
Staines - 4 £425 -
Swindon -9 3 £500 +6.60% 1
Wiltshire -9 3 £500 +6.60% 1
Coventry +6 2 £400 -
Plymouth -4 2 - -
East of England -7 2 £325 -40.90%
Birmingham - 2 £450 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Cornwall +2 1 £300 +26.31%
Cambridgeshire -6 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £400 -
Essex - 1 £325 -
Lancashire - 1 £275 -

BPR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 123 (49.80%) Finance
2 86 (34.82%) Business Analysis
3 58 (23.48%) Project Management
4 46 (18.62%) Banking
5 45 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (18.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
8 35 (14.17%) PRINCE2
9 34 (13.77%) Change Management
10 31 (12.55%) MS Visio
11 30 (12.15%) Data Modelling
12 29 (11.74%) SQL
13 28 (11.34%) UML
14 26 (10.53%) SAP
14 26 (10.53%) Six Sigma
15 23 (9.31%) Asset Management
16 22 (8.91%) Requirements Analysis
16 22 (8.91%) Migration
16 22 (8.91%) ITIL
16 22 (8.91%) MS Excel
17 21 (8.50%) Waterfall
18 20 (8.10%) Business Transformation
18 20 (8.10%) Service Management
18 20 (8.10%) SSADM
18 20 (8.10%) Use Case
18 20 (8.10%) Data Analysis
19 19 (7.69%) DSDM
19 19 (7.69%) CRM
19 19 (7.69%) BPMN

BPR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 15 (6.07%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.81%) Liferay
4 1 (0.40%) Confluence
4 1 (0.40%) SAS
4 1 (0.40%) CMS
4 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 31 (12.55%) MS Visio
2 22 (8.91%) MS Excel
3 16 (6.48%) MS Office
4 13 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (4.86%) MS Project
6 3 (1.21%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (5.67%) SAP FI
1 14 (5.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 14 (5.67%) SAP CO
2 5 (2.02%) LatentZero
2 5 (2.02%) SimCorp Dimension
2 5 (2.02%) thinkFolio
3 3 (1.21%) SAP BPC
3 3 (1.21%) SAP QM
3 3 (1.21%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.81%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.81%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.40%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.40%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.62%) Google Apps
2 3 (1.21%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
3 1 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.40%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (0.40%) Taleo
3 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.45%) HTTP
1 11 (4.45%) VLAN
2 7 (2.83%) Internet
3 5 (2.02%) Intranet
4 2 (0.81%) Firewall
5 1 (0.40%) Network Security
5 1 (0.40%) LAN
5 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.24%) MS Access
3 6 (2.43%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.81%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.40%) Big Data
6 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (2.02%) JIRA
2 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 123 (49.80%) Finance
2 46 (18.62%) Banking
3 18 (7.29%) Retail
4 17 (6.88%) Legal
5 14 (5.67%) Local Government
6 12 (4.86%) Retail Banking
7 9 (3.64%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.43%) Marketing
9 5 (2.02%) Advertising
9 5 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.62%) Law
10 4 (1.62%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.21%) Billing
12 2 (0.81%) Front Office
12 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.40%) Automotive
13 1 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 155 (62.75%) Analyst
2 141 (57.09%) Business Analyst
3 35 (14.17%) Project Manager
4 21 (8.50%) Senior Analyst
5 20 (8.10%) Architect
5 20 (8.10%) Senior Business Analyst
6 19 (7.69%) Consultant
7 12 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (4.86%) Process Analyst
7 12 (4.86%) SAP Business Analyst
8 11 (4.45%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 11 (4.45%) Business Process Analyst
9 9 (3.64%) Project Analyst
10 8 (3.24%) Data Analyst
11 7 (2.83%) SAP Analyst
12 6 (2.43%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (2.43%) SAP Manager
13 5 (2.02%) Developer
13 5 (2.02%) IT Business Analyst
13 5 (2.02%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.45%) Middleware
1 11 (4.45%) SOAP
2 6 (2.43%) XML
3 4 (1.62%) FpML
4 3 (1.21%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.81%) XML Messaging
5 2 (0.81%) Spring
5 2 (0.81%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.40%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.48%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (2.83%) Fixed Income
5 7 (2.83%) Derivative
5 7 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.83%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.62%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.21%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.21%) Statistics
7 3 (1.21%) Video Editing
8 2 (0.81%) Equities
8 2 (0.81%) Economics
8 2 (0.81%) NHS
8 2 (0.81%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.81%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.40%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.48%) Windows
2 11 (4.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.40%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (34.82%) Business Analysis
2 58 (23.48%) Project Management
3 45 (18.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (15.79%) GAP Analysis
5 35 (14.17%) PRINCE2
6 34 (13.77%) Change Management
7 30 (12.15%) Data Modelling
8 28 (11.34%) UML
9 26 (10.53%) Six Sigma
10 23 (9.31%) Asset Management
11 22 (8.91%) Migration
11 22 (8.91%) Requirements Analysis
11 22 (8.91%) ITIL
12 21 (8.50%) Waterfall
13 20 (8.10%) Business Transformation
13 20 (8.10%) Use Case
13 20 (8.10%) SSADM
13 20 (8.10%) Service Management
13 20 (8.10%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.74%) SQL
2 3 (1.21%) C
3 1 (0.40%) Java
3 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.40%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 13 (5.26%) ISEB
1 13 (5.26%) Degree
2 5 (2.02%) PMP
2 5 (2.02%) PMI Certification
2 5 (2.02%) CFA
3 4 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.62%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.81%) IIBA
4 2 (0.81%) CBAP
4 2 (0.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.81%) HND
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.26%) Basel II
1 13 (5.26%) Basel III
1 13 (5.26%) Solvency II
2 7 (2.83%) SLA
3 5 (2.02%) QA
4 2 (0.81%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.40%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 11 (4.45%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 26 (10.53%) SAP
2 15 (6.07%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.86%) Citrix
4 11 (4.45%) Red Hat
4 11 (4.45%) HP
5 10 (4.05%) Oracle
6 5 (2.02%) Murex
6 5 (2.02%) Charles River
6 5 (2.02%) Sophis
6 5 (2.02%) SimCorp
7 4 (1.62%) Google
7 4 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.62%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.21%) CA
8 3 (1.21%) Kronos
9 2 (0.81%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.81%) Casewise
9 2 (0.81%) Northgate
9 2 (0.81%) Vermilion
10 1 (0.40%) Twitter
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