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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
Rank 452 417 378
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -39
Contract jobs citing BPR 129 149 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.39% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 104 113
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £843 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £383
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £41.00 £29.40 £39.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.45% -24.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.80 £54.30
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -30.38%

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
39905 37911 33162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.97% 74.86% 72.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25118 22860 19767
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1064 1128 1179
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -26 122 £450 -5.26% 26
London -31 62 £475 -13.63% 17
City of London +9 27 £469 -1.30% 10
South West +1 16 £500 +7.99% 3
North West -8 13 £381 +45.23% 1
East Midlands +14 11 £325 -25.71% 1
Wiltshire +3 8 £500 +7.99%
Bristol -2 7 £510 +6.80% 1
Scotland -5 7 £450 -
West Midlands -13 7 £180 -38.98% 2
Warwickshire +1 6 £234 -22.08%
Yorkshire -12 6 £300 -0.41% 1
Manchester - 6 £275 -
South Yorkshire +3 5 £300 +39.53% 1
Cheshire +1 5 £406 +25.00% 1
South East -41 5 £500 +19.04%
North East - 2 £400 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £200 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £381 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £400 -
Nottingham - 2 £200 - 1
Oldham - 2 £400 -
East of England 0 1 £425 -5.55% 1
Surrey -5 1 £425 -10.52%
Berkshire -6 1 £500 +19.04%
Edinburgh -11 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £450 -
Reading - 1 £500 -
Slough - - - -

BPR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 110 (40.44%) Finance
2 94 (34.56%) Business Analysis
3 55 (20.22%) GAP Analysis
4 54 (19.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (19.85%) Project Management
5 48 (17.65%) Banking
6 45 (16.54%) PRINCE2
7 44 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
9 36 (13.24%) MS Visio
10 35 (12.87%) Workflow
10 35 (12.87%) Change Management
11 34 (12.50%) UML
12 33 (12.13%) Six Sigma
13 31 (11.40%) Data Modelling
13 31 (11.40%) BPMN
14 28 (10.29%) Degree
14 28 (10.29%) ITIL
15 27 (9.93%) Data Analysis
16 25 (9.19%) SSADM
16 25 (9.19%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (9.19%) Microsoft
17 23 (8.46%) DSDM
17 23 (8.46%) MS Excel
17 23 (8.46%) Business Process Mapping
18 22 (8.09%) Business Transformation
18 22 (8.09%) Windows
18 22 (8.09%) Service Management
18 22 (8.09%) Systems Analysis
19 21 (7.72%) SQL

BPR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 8 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.10%) Liferay
5 1 (0.37%) Confluence
5 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (13.24%) MS Visio
2 23 (8.46%) MS Excel
3 15 (5.51%) MS Office
4 11 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.57%) MS Project
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.47%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.74%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.74%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.74%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.37%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.47%) Google Apps
2 3 (1.10%) Office 365
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.88%) VLAN
1 16 (5.88%) HTTP
2 6 (2.21%) Intranet
3 4 (1.47%) Firewall
4 1 (0.37%) LTE
4 1 (0.37%) Internet
4 1 (0.37%) UTRAN
4 1 (0.37%) GSM
4 1 (0.37%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.37%) LDAP
4 1 (0.37%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.47%) MS Access
3 3 (1.10%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.10%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.37%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.47%) JIRA
2 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
General
1 110 (40.44%) Finance
2 48 (17.65%) Banking
3 17 (6.25%) Local Government
4 15 (5.51%) Retail
5 14 (5.15%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.68%) Legal
7 7 (2.57%) Automotive
8 5 (1.84%) Marketing
9 4 (1.47%) Front Office
9 4 (1.47%) Law
9 4 (1.47%) Advertising
10 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.10%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.10%) Back Office
11 2 (0.74%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Publishing
12 1 (0.37%) Billing
12 1 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 180 (66.18%) Analyst
2 170 (62.50%) Business Analyst
3 33 (12.13%) Senior Analyst
3 33 (12.13%) Senior Business Analyst
4 28 (10.29%) Project Manager
5 24 (8.82%) Architect
6 20 (7.35%) Consultant
7 18 (6.62%) Process Analyst
8 15 (5.51%) Business Process Analyst
9 12 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (4.41%) Business Systems Analyst
9 12 (4.41%) Systems Analyst
10 8 (2.94%) Data Analyst
11 7 (2.57%) Technical Architect
11 7 (2.57%) Business Consultant
11 7 (2.57%) Financial Business Analyst
12 6 (2.21%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 6 (2.21%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 6 (2.21%) Business Manager
12 6 (2.21%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.88%) SOAP
2 11 (4.04%) XML
3 8 (2.94%) Middleware
4 3 (1.10%) .NET
4 3 (1.10%) Spring
4 3 (1.10%) Spring MVC
5 2 (0.74%) XML Messaging
5 2 (0.74%) FpML
6 1 (0.37%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.37%) CGI
6 1 (0.37%) Flash
6 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.99%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.57%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.84%) NHS
5 5 (1.84%) Mathematics
5 5 (1.84%) Physics
6 3 (1.10%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.10%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.74%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.37%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.37%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.37%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.37%) Equities
8 1 (0.37%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.37%) Derivative
8 1 (0.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.09%) Windows
2 16 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.74%) UNIX
5 1 (0.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (34.56%) Business Analysis
2 55 (20.22%) GAP Analysis
3 54 (19.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (19.85%) Project Management
4 45 (16.54%) PRINCE2
5 44 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (12.87%) Workflow
6 35 (12.87%) Change Management
7 34 (12.50%) UML
8 33 (12.13%) Six Sigma
9 31 (11.40%) Data Modelling
9 31 (11.40%) BPMN
10 28 (10.29%) ITIL
11 27 (9.93%) Data Analysis
12 25 (9.19%) SSADM
12 25 (9.19%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (8.46%) DSDM
13 23 (8.46%) Business Process Mapping
14 22 (8.09%) Business Transformation
14 22 (8.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.72%) SQL
2 3 (1.10%) VB
3 2 (0.74%) Java
4 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.37%) VBA
4 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (10.29%) Degree
2 12 (4.41%) ISEB
3 11 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (3.68%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.21%) PMP
5 6 (2.21%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.47%) CIMA
6 4 (1.47%) ACCA
6 4 (1.47%) AAT
7 3 (1.10%) VCP4
7 3 (1.10%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.74%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.37%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.88%) Basel II
1 16 (5.88%) Basel III
1 16 (5.88%) Solvency II
2 6 (2.21%) SLA
3 4 (1.47%) QA
3 4 (1.47%) P3O
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 16 (5.88%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (9.19%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.35%) HP
3 16 (5.88%) Citrix
3 16 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 5 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.84%) SAP
4 5 (1.84%) Oracle
4 5 (1.84%) Google
5 4 (1.47%) Vermilion
6 3 (1.10%) Nintex
6 3 (1.10%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.10%) Kronos
7 1 (0.37%) Twitter
7 1 (0.37%) Comverse
7 1 (0.37%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.37%) Symantec
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco
7 1 (0.37%) IBM
7 1 (0.37%) Misys
7 1 (0.37%) PeopleSoft
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