The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 for the West Midlands region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
Rank 115 103 105
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing BPMN 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£563 £290 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.96% -19.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £414 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.32% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1772 1304 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.19% 66.43% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 654 748
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 54 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
BPMN
England

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

BPMN
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 25 July 2014.

BPMN Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

BPMN
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 25 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
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
BPMN
England

BPMN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Business Transformation
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Local Government
4 1 (14.29%) Capita
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Agresso
4 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (14.29%) BPR
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Degree

BPMN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Agresso
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Local Government
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Business Process Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Business Transformation
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) BPR
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Capita