Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 764 758 849
Rank change year-on-year -6 +91 -34
Contract jobs citing Blue Prism 96 52 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.062% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.14% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 34 11
England median daily rate £450 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -13.64% +33.33%
10th Percentile £305 £327 £463
90th Percentile £662 £668 £620
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £538
% change year-on-year -5.26% -11.63% +30.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
England median hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £175.00 - -

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 38,085 36,961 43,313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.70% 43.98% 44.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,814 22,813 26,896
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £601 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,376 1,264 1,502
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.25 £10.05
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% -6.76% +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 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blue Prism in England

Blue Prism
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blue Prism in England over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor hourly 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 21 June 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 -42 35 £493 -1.50% 6
South East 0 21 £475 +2.70% 1
South West - 20 £325 - 1
North of England -23 11 £600 +51.90% 5
North West -2 9 £600 +51.90% 5
Midlands -5 9 £395 +8.97% 1
West Midlands -6 7 £395 +8.97% 1
East of England - 2 £600 - 1
North East - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Blue Prism
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 53 (55.21%) Robotic Process Automation
2 48 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (42.71%) Automation Anywhere
4 39 (40.63%) Finance
4 39 (40.63%) Robotics
5 26 (27.08%) C#
6 23 (23.96%) Test Automation
7 20 (20.83%) Scrum
7 20 (20.83%) Banking
8 19 (19.79%) .NET
9 15 (15.63%) Java
9 15 (15.63%) Change Control
10 14 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (14.58%) iPad
10 14 (14.58%) Process Improvement
10 14 (14.58%) E-Commerce
11 13 (13.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (13.54%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (12.50%) Degree
12 12 (12.50%) Mainframe
13 11 (11.46%) VBA
13 11 (11.46%) SQL
13 11 (11.46%) Acceptance Criteria
14 9 (9.38%) Change Management
15 8 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 8 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (8.33%) DevOps
16 7 (7.29%) User Stories
16 7 (7.29%) Coaching
16 7 (7.29%) Back Office

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 6 (6.25%) Confluence
2 2 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.04%) IIS
3 1 (1.04%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.08%) Chatbot
5 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Internet
1 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) Big Data
2 2 (2.08%) KNIME
2 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.17%) Selenium
3 3 (3.13%) JIRA
3 3 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.04%) MSI
5 1 (1.04%) Subversion
5 1 (1.04%) WinDbg
General
1 39 (40.63%) Finance
2 20 (20.83%) Banking
3 7 (7.29%) Back Office
4 4 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.04%) Automotive
6 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.04%) Games
6 1 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (54.17%) Developer
2 9 (9.38%) Analyst
2 9 (9.38%) Architect
2 9 (9.38%) Automation Developer
3 8 (8.33%) Digital Developer
4 7 (7.29%) Business Analyst
4 7 (7.29%) Process Modeller
4 7 (7.29%) Scrum Master
5 6 (6.25%) Junior
5 6 (6.25%) Junior Developer
5 6 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (6.25%) UI Developer
6 5 (5.21%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.13%) Banking Analyst
7 3 (3.13%) C# Developer
7 3 (3.13%) Data Architect
7 3 (3.13%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (3.13%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (3.13%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.79%) .NET
2 7 (7.29%) HTML
3 6 (6.25%) REST
4 5 (5.21%) SOAP
5 4 (4.17%) ActiveX
6 3 (3.13%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.08%) Node.js
7 2 (2.08%) React
7 2 (2.08%) Spring
8 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (40.63%) Robotics
2 14 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.58%) iPad
3 12 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.04%) Equities
7 1 (1.04%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.13%) Unix
2 2 (2.08%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.04%) Android
3 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.04%) Linux
3 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (55.21%) Robotic Process Automation
2 48 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.96%) Test Automation
4 20 (20.83%) Scrum
5 15 (15.63%) Change Control
6 14 (14.58%) E-Commerce
6 14 (14.58%) Process Improvement
7 13 (13.54%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (13.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (11.46%) Acceptance Criteria
9 9 (9.38%) Change Management
10 8 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (8.33%) DevOps
10 8 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 7 (7.29%) Business Analysis
11 7 (7.29%) Coaching
11 7 (7.29%) Kanban
11 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.29%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.08%) C#
2 15 (15.63%) Java
3 11 (11.46%) SQL
3 11 (11.46%) VBA
4 7 (7.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.29%) Python
4 7 (7.29%) VB
5 5 (5.21%) C++
5 5 (5.21%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.21%) VBScript
6 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.08%) Groovy
7 2 (2.08%) Perl
7 2 (2.08%) PHP
8 1 (1.04%) C
8 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (3.13%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 1 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Ansible
1 2 (2.08%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.04%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 41 (42.71%) Automation Anywhere
2 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.13%) IBM
4 2 (2.08%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.08%) Pega
4 2 (2.08%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.04%) Adobe
5 1 (1.04%) Capita
5 1 (1.04%) HP
5 1 (1.04%) SAP
5 1 (1.04%) Sitecore