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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
Rank 473 424 445
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +21
Contract jobs citing BPR 133 171 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.44% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 112 111
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£401 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.58% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £315 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £785 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+7.33% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- -15.47%

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
42637 39139 42428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 74.09% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 26610 24104 24590
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 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1188 1108 1539
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -10.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £12.20 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £49.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -31 126 £406 -4.41% 27
London +4 68 £400 -20.00% 13
South West -9 16 £475 +9.82%
City of London +18 12 £410 -9.89% 5
South East -15 11 £400 - 5
East of England -28 10 £325 +23.80% 1
Swindon +1 9 £500 +15.60%
Wiltshire -8 9 £500 +15.60%
North West 0 7 £408 +27.34% 4
West Midlands -27 6 £344 -19.11%
Yorkshire -4 5 £326 -27.55%
Scotland -13 5 - - 2
Glasgow -14 5 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +2 4 - -
West Yorkshire 0 4 £326 -27.55%
Cambridge -9 4 - -
Leeds +2 3 £350 -
Milton Keynes -3 3 - -
Buckinghamshire -6 3 - -
Bedfordshire -16 3 - -
Sussex - 3 £400 -
Bristol - 3 £450 -
Berkshire +9 2 £438 +2.94%
Northamptonshire -2 2 £525 +54.41%
East Midlands -12 2 £525 +54.41% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £325 - 1
Sheffield +6 1 - -
South Yorkshire +2 1 - -
Surrey -1 1 £525 +16.02% 1
Northampton -1 1 £525 +54.41%

BPR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 119 (40.48%) Finance
2 83 (28.23%) Business Analysis
3 77 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 71 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (22.79%) Project Management
6 62 (21.09%) PRINCE2
7 57 (19.39%) Banking
8 47 (15.99%) Change Management
9 45 (15.31%) UML
10 43 (14.63%) GAP Analysis
11 41 (13.95%) MS Visio
12 40 (13.61%) Data Modelling
13 39 (13.27%) Degree
14 35 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
14 35 (11.90%) Workflow
15 33 (11.22%) Migration
16 30 (10.20%) Business Transformation
17 27 (9.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 26 (8.84%) Six Sigma
18 26 (8.84%) Programme Management
18 26 (8.84%) Systems Analysis
18 26 (8.84%) BPMN
18 26 (8.84%) Requirements Analysis
19 25 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
20 24 (8.16%) CRM
21 23 (7.82%) SharePoint
21 23 (7.82%) Management Information System
22 22 (7.48%) Investment Banking
22 22 (7.48%) SSADM
22 22 (7.48%) Business Process Mapping

BPR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (7.82%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.70%) CMS
5 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.34%) Mule
6 1 (0.34%) Liferay
6 1 (0.34%) Confluence
6 1 (0.34%) IIS
6 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.34%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.34%) Lync
6 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 41 (13.95%) MS Visio
2 10 (3.40%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.38%) MS Project
3 7 (2.38%) MS Office
3 7 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.70%) InfoPath
5 3 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (3.40%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (3.40%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.70%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (1.36%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.68%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.68%) MultiFonds
6 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.34%) Agresso
7 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.34%) Summit
7 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.34%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.40%) Office 365
2 5 (1.70%) SaaS
3 3 (1.02%) PaaS
3 3 (1.02%) IaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.70%) Intranet
2 3 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (1.02%) WAN
2 3 (1.02%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.34%) VPN
4 1 (0.34%) LAN
4 1 (0.34%) SMS
4 1 (0.34%) VLAN
4 1 (0.34%) Internet
4 1 (0.34%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.34%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.34%) MarkLogic
3 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.36%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.34%) JIRA
3 1 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 119 (40.48%) Finance
2 57 (19.39%) Banking
3 22 (7.48%) Investment Banking
4 20 (6.80%) Local Government
5 19 (6.46%) Retail
6 16 (5.44%) Back Office
7 15 (5.10%) Legal
8 11 (3.74%) Billing
9 10 (3.40%) Telecoms
10 9 (3.06%) Front Office
11 5 (1.70%) Manufacturing
12 3 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (1.02%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.68%) Marketing
13 2 (0.68%) Publishing
13 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.68%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.34%) Games
14 1 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 173 (58.84%) Analyst
2 172 (58.50%) Business Analyst
3 30 (10.20%) Senior Business Analyst
3 30 (10.20%) Senior Analyst
4 27 (9.18%) Project Manager
4 27 (9.18%) Consultant
5 25 (8.50%) Architect
6 16 (5.44%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (5.10%) Process Consultant
8 12 (4.08%) Programme Manager
8 12 (4.08%) IT Business Analyst
9 11 (3.74%) Agile Business Analyst
10 10 (3.40%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 10 (3.40%) Systems Analyst
11 9 (3.06%) Legal Analyst
11 9 (3.06%) Risk Analyst
11 9 (3.06%) Business Architect
11 9 (3.06%) Credit Analyst
11 9 (3.06%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
11 9 (3.06%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.72%) Middleware
1 8 (2.72%) HTML
2 7 (2.38%) XML
3 6 (2.04%) HTML5
4 3 (1.02%) J2EE
4 3 (1.02%) Java EE
5 2 (0.68%) .NET
5 2 (0.68%) CSS
5 2 (0.68%) SOAP
5 2 (0.68%) Web Services
5 2 (0.68%) XSLT
5 2 (0.68%) Spring
5 2 (0.68%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.34%) Flash
6 1 (0.34%) JMS
6 1 (0.34%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.34%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.34%) LAMP
6 1 (0.34%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.34%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.82%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.74%) Credit Risk
4 9 (3.06%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.70%) NHS
6 4 (1.36%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.36%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.02%) Open Source
7 3 (1.02%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.02%) PMI
8 2 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.68%) Derivative
8 2 (0.68%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.68%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.34%) iPad
9 1 (0.34%) FMCG
9 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.02%) Windows
2 1 (0.34%) HPUX
2 1 (0.34%) Solaris
2 1 (0.34%) Linux
2 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (28.23%) Business Analysis
2 77 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 71 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (22.79%) Project Management
5 62 (21.09%) PRINCE2
6 47 (15.99%) Change Management
7 45 (15.31%) UML
8 43 (14.63%) GAP Analysis
9 40 (13.61%) Data Modelling
10 35 (11.90%) Workflow
10 35 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 33 (11.22%) Migration
12 30 (10.20%) Business Transformation
13 27 (9.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 26 (8.84%) Requirements Analysis
14 26 (8.84%) BPMN
14 26 (8.84%) Programme Management
14 26 (8.84%) Systems Analysis
14 26 (8.84%) Six Sigma
15 24 (8.16%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.72%) SQL
2 4 (1.36%) Java
3 2 (0.68%) Perl
4 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.34%) C
4 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.34%) VB
4 1 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (13.27%) Degree
2 19 (6.46%) PMI Certification
3 17 (5.78%) ISEB
4 16 (5.44%) PMP
5 12 (4.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 11 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (3.06%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 7 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (2.38%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.02%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 3 (1.02%) MBA
12 2 (0.68%) IIBA
12 2 (0.68%) CBAP
12 2 (0.68%) AAT
12 2 (0.68%) ACCA
12 2 (0.68%) CIMA
12 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.12%) Basel III
2 17 (5.78%) Solvency II
2 17 (5.78%) Basel II
3 10 (3.40%) QA
4 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.68%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) P3O
5 1 (0.34%) COREP
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.68%) IAG
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.68%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (7.14%) Oracle
2 13 (4.42%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.08%) SAP
4 8 (2.72%) Nintex
5 7 (2.38%) TIBCO
6 6 (2.04%) Remedy
7 5 (1.70%) IBM
7 5 (1.70%) JDA
8 3 (1.02%) BMC
8 3 (1.02%) HP
8 3 (1.02%) Citrix
8 3 (1.02%) Primavera
9 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.68%) Twitter
9 2 (0.68%) Informatica
10 1 (0.34%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.34%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.34%) CA
10 1 (0.34%) Sun
10 1 (0.34%) Juniper
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Rate: From £31,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £700 - £750 Per Day Rate DOE Ltd Co Basis
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Robert Walters
Rate: market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Posted: 11 days ago
England
Interquest - IQ ERP
Posted: 11 days ago
Greater Manchester
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
East Sussex
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
East Sussex
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Greater Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago