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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
Rank 442 375 369
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -6
Contract jobs citing BPR 147 190 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.37% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.51% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 131 141
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£420 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £311 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £770 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £388 £408
% change year-on-year
+13.54% -4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.75 £19.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.83% +19.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year
+127.27% -13.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40453 37287 40858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.92% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25028 22615 23509
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1063 1447
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -39 135 £413 -2.94% 27
London 0 74 £410 -26.12% 8
City of London +37 26 £425 -2.85% 4
South West -29 18 £500 +17.64% 4
Swindon -3 11 £500 +17.64% 3
Wiltshire -6 11 £500 +17.64% 3
North West -1 10 £420 +24.44% 1
South East -21 10 £400 +14.28% 4
Manchester +2 9 £325 -3.70%
East of England -23 8 £550 +46.66% 1
Scotland -28 8 £463 +15.62% 1
Glasgow -7 7 £525 +50.00%
West Midlands -20 7 £325 -23.52% 2
Cambridgeshire -6 4 £500 +17.64%
Luton -14 3 £600 +400.00%
Bedfordshire -20 3 £600 +400.00%
Cambridge - 3 - -
Berkshire +4 2 £438 +9.37%
Yorkshire -3 2 £325 -19.75% 3
Buckinghamshire -11 2 - -
Milton Keynes -12 2 - -
Northamptonshire -16 2 £525 +23.52%
Edinburgh -22 2 £400 -11.11% 1
East Midlands -25 2 £525 +31.25% 2
Shropshire - 2 - -
Sussex - 2 £400 -
West Yorkshire +1 1 £350 -21.34% 2
Kent 0 1 £413 - 1
Leeds -6 1 £350 - 2
Northampton -16 1 £525 +23.52%

BPR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 138 (42.33%) Finance
2 88 (26.99%) Business Analysis
3 78 (23.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 76 (23.31%) Project Management
5 73 (22.39%) Banking
6 65 (19.94%) PRINCE2
7 54 (16.56%) UML
7 54 (16.56%) Change Management
8 50 (15.34%) Data Modelling
9 49 (15.03%) Degree
10 48 (14.72%) MS Visio
11 46 (14.11%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (13.19%) User Acceptance Testing
13 40 (12.27%) GAP Analysis
14 35 (10.74%) Business Transformation
15 34 (10.43%) Investment Banking
16 31 (9.51%) Six Sigma
16 31 (9.51%) CRM
17 30 (9.20%) Programme Management
18 29 (8.90%) Business Process Mapping
19 28 (8.59%) Requirements Analysis
20 27 (8.28%) Systems Analysis
20 27 (8.28%) BPMN
21 26 (7.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 25 (7.67%) Management Information System
22 25 (7.67%) Oracle
23 24 (7.36%) Migration
23 24 (7.36%) Legal
24 23 (7.06%) PMI Certification
25 22 (6.75%) Workflow

BPR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.84%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.53%) CMS
4 3 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.61%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.31%) IIS
6 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.31%) Mule
6 1 (0.31%) Confluence
6 1 (0.31%) Lync
6 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 48 (14.72%) MS Visio
2 18 (5.52%) MS Excel
3 15 (4.60%) MS Project
4 9 (2.76%) MS Office
5 6 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 14 (4.29%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (3.07%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (3.07%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (1.53%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.23%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.92%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.61%) MultiFonds
7 2 (0.61%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.61%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.31%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.31%) Agresso
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.31%) Summit
8 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.53%) SaaS
2 2 (0.61%) PaaS
2 2 (0.61%) IaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.45%) Intranet
2 4 (1.23%) Internet
3 2 (0.61%) WAN
3 2 (0.61%) HTTP
3 2 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.61%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.31%) SMS
4 1 (0.31%) VLAN
4 1 (0.31%) VPN
4 1 (0.31%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.61%) SQL Server
1 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (0.61%) SAP BW
1 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects XI
1 2 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (0.31%) MarkLogic
2 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) JIRA
1 1 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 138 (42.33%) Finance
2 73 (22.39%) Banking
3 34 (10.43%) Investment Banking
4 24 (7.36%) Legal
5 21 (6.44%) Retail
6 19 (5.83%) Back Office
7 16 (4.91%) Local Government
8 13 (3.99%) Billing
9 10 (3.07%) Front Office
10 9 (2.76%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.53%) Manufacturing
12 4 (1.23%) Advertising
12 4 (1.23%) Marketing
13 3 (0.92%) Automotive
13 3 (0.92%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.92%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.61%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.61%) Publishing
14 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 189 (57.98%) Analyst
2 185 (56.75%) Business Analyst
3 32 (9.82%) Project Manager
3 32 (9.82%) Senior Business Analyst
3 32 (9.82%) Senior Analyst
4 23 (7.06%) Architect
5 22 (6.75%) Consultant
6 18 (5.52%) IT Business Analyst
7 16 (4.91%) Credit Analyst
7 16 (4.91%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
7 16 (4.91%) Risk Analyst
7 16 (4.91%) Programme Manager
7 16 (4.91%) Legal Analyst
7 16 (4.91%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 14 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (4.29%) Process Consultant
9 13 (3.99%) Systems Analyst
10 12 (3.68%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 11 (3.37%) Agile Business Analyst
12 10 (3.07%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.07%) Middleware
2 4 (1.23%) Java EE
2 4 (1.23%) XML
3 3 (0.92%) HTML
3 3 (0.92%) SOAP
3 3 (0.92%) Web Services
3 3 (0.92%) Hibernate
3 3 (0.92%) Spring
4 2 (0.61%) SAP XI
4 2 (0.61%) Apache Flex
4 2 (0.61%) HTML5
4 2 (0.61%) .NET
4 2 (0.61%) J2EE
5 1 (0.31%) Flash
5 1 (0.31%) JMS
5 1 (0.31%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.31%) JSON
5 1 (0.31%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.31%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.67%) Management Information System
2 18 (5.52%) Credit Risk
3 10 (3.07%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.23%) Market Risk
5 3 (0.92%) PMI
6 2 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.61%) NHS
6 2 (0.61%) Derivative
6 2 (0.61%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.61%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.61%) Open Source
6 2 (0.61%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.61%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.31%) iPad
7 1 (0.31%) FMCG
7 1 (0.31%) DTCC
7 1 (0.31%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.23%) Windows
2 1 (0.31%) HPUX
2 1 (0.31%) Solaris
2 1 (0.31%) Linux
2 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
2 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.31%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (26.99%) Business Analysis
2 78 (23.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 76 (23.31%) Project Management
4 65 (19.94%) PRINCE2
5 54 (16.56%) UML
5 54 (16.56%) Change Management
6 50 (15.34%) Data Modelling
7 46 (14.11%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (13.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 40 (12.27%) GAP Analysis
10 35 (10.74%) Business Transformation
11 31 (9.51%) Six Sigma
11 31 (9.51%) CRM
12 30 (9.20%) Programme Management
13 29 (8.90%) Business Process Mapping
14 28 (8.59%) Requirements Analysis
15 27 (8.28%) Systems Analysis
15 27 (8.28%) BPMN
16 26 (7.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 24 (7.36%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.37%) SQL
2 7 (2.15%) Java
3 2 (0.61%) Perl
3 2 (0.61%) ABAP
4 1 (0.31%) Python
4 1 (0.31%) C
4 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (15.03%) Degree
2 23 (7.06%) PMI Certification
3 20 (6.13%) ISEB
3 20 (6.13%) PMP
4 10 (3.07%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 8 (2.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 6 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (1.23%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.92%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 2 (0.61%) MBA
11 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.31%) IIBA
11 1 (0.31%) CBAP
11 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.31%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.52%) Basel II
1 18 (5.52%) Basel III
1 18 (5.52%) Solvency II
2 7 (2.15%) QA
3 5 (1.53%) SLA
4 4 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.31%) HL7
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.31%) P3O
6 1 (0.31%) COREP
System Software
1 2 (0.61%) XenApp
2 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.61%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (7.67%) Oracle
2 15 (4.60%) SAP
3 10 (3.07%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.45%) IBM
5 6 (1.84%) Remedy
6 5 (1.53%) TIBCO
6 5 (1.53%) JDA
7 4 (1.23%) Citrix
8 3 (0.92%) HP
8 3 (0.92%) BMC
8 3 (0.92%) Primavera
9 2 (0.61%) Casewise
9 2 (0.61%) Ariba
9 2 (0.61%) Informatica
9 2 (0.61%) Twitter
10 1 (0.31%) Talend
10 1 (0.31%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.31%) CA
10 1 (0.31%) Juniper
10 1 (0.31%) Sun
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