The table below looks at the statistics for BPMN skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BPMN over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
Rank 107 116 100
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing BPMN 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
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£575 £563 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +93.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £415 £403
% change year-on-year
-12.04% +3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.71 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.25% -
BPMN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1791 1826 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.50% 74.56% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 977 688
Average daily rate £390 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 128 61
Average hourly rate £28.69 £30.20 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

BPMN
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BPMN across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

BPMN Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BPMN
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BPMN across the West Midlands region.

BPMN Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BPMN across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

BPMN Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPMN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 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
Birmingham - 4 £575 -
Staffordshire - 1 £310 -
BPMN
England

BPMN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing BPMN 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 BPMN.

1 9 (64.29%) UML
2 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (28.57%) IBM InfoSphere
3 4 (28.57%) Netezza
3 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
3 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 4 (28.57%) RAD
3 4 (28.57%) RUP
3 4 (28.57%) DSDM
3 4 (28.57%) Cognos
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (21.43%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
4 3 (21.43%) EAI
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) COBIT

BPMN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing BPMN 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 BPMN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (14.29%) IT Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Information Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) UML
2 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) RAD
3 4 (28.57%) RUP
3 4 (28.57%) DSDM
3 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (21.43%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (21.43%) EAI
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cognos
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
1 4 (28.57%) Netezza
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Casewise