Period
to 9 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Blue Prism products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Blue Prism over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Blue Prism.

Blue Prism
UK > England
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 771 766 834
Rank change year-on-year -5 +68 +37
Contract jobs citing Blue Prism 90 86 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.094% 0.091% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.21% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 64 20
England median daily rate £486 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.06% +2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £366 £315 £369
90th Percentile £600 £630 £629
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 - -

Blue Prism is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40,357 40,120 43,457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.27% 42.54% 45.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,424 25,309 26,852
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £240 £245
90th Percentile £635 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £420
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,475 1,307 1,565
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.09 £45.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%

Blue Prism
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Blue Prism as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Blue Prism in England

Blue Prism
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Blue Prism in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Prism in England

Blue Prism
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blue Prism in England over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blue Prism in England

Blue Prism
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Prism within the England region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 55 £500 - 10
North of England -4 14 £500 +25.00% 3
Midlands +1 11 £413 - 2
West Midlands -12 9 £413 - 2
South West -41 7 £375 +10.29%
Yorkshire - 7 £475 - 2
North West -16 6 £500 +25.00% 1
South East -21 2 £475 +26.58% 3
East Midlands - 2 - -
North East -9 1 £575 +27.78%
Blue Prism
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Blue Prism also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Blue Prism.

1 55 (61.11%) Robotic Process Automation
2 38 (42.22%) UiPath
3 27 (30.00%) Automation Anywhere
4 25 (27.78%) Finance
5 24 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 24 (26.67%) Robotics
6 17 (18.89%) Workflow
7 16 (17.78%) .NET
8 14 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (12.22%) Mentoring
10 10 (11.11%) Financial Institution
10 10 (11.11%) Java
10 10 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (10.00%) QA
11 9 (10.00%) C#
12 7 (7.78%) Banking
12 7 (7.78%) Six Sigma
12 7 (7.78%) Unix
12 7 (7.78%) Python
12 7 (7.78%) DevOps
12 7 (7.78%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 6 (6.67%) Machine Learning
13 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
13 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis
13 6 (6.67%) Back Office
13 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (6.67%) Scrum
13 6 (6.67%) Test Automation
13 6 (6.67%) .NET Framework
14 5 (5.56%) Degree

Blue Prism
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.44%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (4.44%) Confluence
1 4 (4.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.11%) Appian
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Actimize
1 1 (1.11%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.11%) MySQL
3 1 (1.11%) Power BI
3 1 (1.11%) QlikView
3 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.44%) JIRA
2 4 (4.44%) Ranorex
2 4 (4.44%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.11%) Selenium
3 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (27.78%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 7 (7.78%) Banking
4 6 (6.67%) Back Office
5 4 (4.44%) Retail
6 3 (3.33%) Legal
6 3 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 53 (58.89%) Developer
2 24 (26.67%) Automation Developer
3 11 (12.22%) Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) Process Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) Architect
5 8 (8.89%) UI Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Consultant
6 6 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Automation Architect
8 4 (4.44%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.22%) Automation Consultant
9 2 (2.22%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.22%) Junior
9 2 (2.22%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.11%) QA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.78%) .NET
2 6 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.44%) Node.js
3 4 (4.44%) React
3 4 (4.44%) Spring
4 3 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.67%) Robotics
2 4 (4.44%) iPad
3 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.33%) Tandem
4 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.11%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.11%) FMCG
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Unix
2 2 (2.22%) Windows
3 1 (1.11%) Android
3 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.11%) Linux
3 1 (1.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (61.11%) Robotic Process Automation
2 24 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 17 (18.89%) Workflow
4 14 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.22%) Mentoring
6 10 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (7.78%) DevOps
7 7 (7.78%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 7 (7.78%) Six Sigma
8 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis
8 6 (6.67%) Machine Learning
8 6 (6.67%) Scrum
8 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.56%) Analytics
9 5 (5.56%) Coaching
9 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
9 5 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (5.56%) Web Development
10 4 (4.44%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.11%) Java
2 9 (10.00%) C#
3 7 (7.78%) Python
4 5 (5.56%) SQL
5 4 (4.44%) Groovy
6 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.33%) Perl
6 3 (3.33%) PHP
7 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.22%) VBScript
8 1 (1.11%) C++
8 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.11%) VB
8 1 (1.11%) VBA
8 1 (1.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) CISSP
2 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (1.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Ansible
1 4 (4.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 38 (42.22%) UiPath
2 27 (30.00%) Automation Anywhere
3 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.44%) IBM
4 4 (4.44%) SAP
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle
5 2 (2.22%) Pega
6 1 (1.11%) CA
6 1 (1.11%) Google
6 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.11%) Tableau