Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 748 771 840
Rank change year-on-year +23 +69 +10
Contract jobs citing Blue Prism 105 73 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.080% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.18% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 50 22
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £313 £339 £413
90th Percentile £633 £675 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
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 39,460 39,572 44,208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.01% 43.45% 44.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,739 24,567 27,530
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £622 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,488 1,292 1,512
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.14% -0.14%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.48 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -8 47 £500 -2.44% 6
South East +1 19 £463 +2.78% 1
North of England -4 19 £550 +39.24% 3
North West -4 13 £600 +51.90%
Midlands -11 11 £395 +8.97% 1
West Midlands -10 9 £395 +8.97%
South West -12 8 £325 -13.91%
Yorkshire - 4 £500 -
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
North East - 2 - - 3
East of England -8 1 - -
Blue Prism
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 63 (60.00%) Robotic Process Automation
2 55 (52.38%) UiPath
3 45 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (41.90%) Finance
5 43 (40.95%) Automation Anywhere
6 38 (36.19%) Robotics
7 22 (20.95%) Scrum
8 21 (20.00%) Banking
9 20 (19.05%) C#
10 18 (17.14%) Java
11 17 (16.19%) E-Commerce
11 17 (16.19%) Test Automation
11 17 (16.19%) iPad
12 16 (15.24%) .NET
13 12 (11.43%) Mainframe
13 12 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (10.48%) Acceptance Criteria
14 11 (10.48%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 11 (10.48%) Workflow
15 10 (9.52%) Artificial Intelligence
15 10 (9.52%) Python
15 10 (9.52%) OO
15 10 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (8.57%) Unix
16 9 (8.57%) SQL
17 8 (7.62%) Business Analysis
17 8 (7.62%) Financial Institution
18 7 (6.67%) DevOps
18 7 (6.67%) User Stories
18 7 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement

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 5 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (4.76%) Confluence
2 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.95%) IIS
3 1 (0.95%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.90%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Actimize
1 1 (0.95%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.90%) Big Data
1 2 (1.90%) KNIME
1 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
1 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.95%) MySQL
2 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.76%) JIRA
2 5 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (2.86%) Selenium
3 3 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (41.90%) Finance
2 21 (20.00%) Banking
3 8 (7.62%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.81%) Back Office
5 3 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.90%) Automotive
6 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.95%) Games
7 1 (0.95%) Legal
7 1 (0.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (49.52%) Developer
2 21 (20.00%) Automation Developer
3 17 (16.19%) Analyst
4 14 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.62%) Digital Developer
5 8 (7.62%) Process Analyst
5 8 (7.62%) UI Developer
6 7 (6.67%) Process Modeller
6 7 (6.67%) Scrum Master
7 6 (5.71%) Automation Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Architect
8 5 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Consultant
9 4 (3.81%) Junior
9 4 (3.81%) Junior Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.86%) Service Analyst
10 3 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.24%) .NET
2 7 (6.67%) HTML
3 5 (4.76%) Node.js
3 5 (4.76%) React
3 5 (4.76%) REST
3 5 (4.76%) SOAP
3 5 (4.76%) Spring
4 4 (3.81%) ActiveX
5 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (36.19%) Robotics
2 17 (16.19%) iPad
3 12 (11.43%) Mainframe
4 10 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.95%) FMCG
8 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.57%) Unix
2 2 (1.90%) Android
2 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.90%) Windows
3 1 (0.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (60.00%) Robotic Process Automation
2 45 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (20.95%) Scrum
4 17 (16.19%) E-Commerce
4 17 (16.19%) Test Automation
5 12 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (10.48%) Acceptance Criteria
6 11 (10.48%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 11 (10.48%) Workflow
7 10 (9.52%) Artificial Intelligence
7 10 (9.52%) OO
8 8 (7.62%) Business Analysis
9 7 (6.67%) Coaching
9 7 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (6.67%) DevOps
9 7 (6.67%) Kanban
9 7 (6.67%) Process Improvement
9 7 (6.67%) Six Sigma
9 7 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.05%) C#
2 18 (17.14%) Java
3 10 (9.52%) Python
4 9 (8.57%) SQL
5 7 (6.67%) VBA
6 6 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.71%) VB
7 5 (4.76%) Groovy
8 4 (3.81%) VBScript
9 3 (2.86%) C++
9 3 (2.86%) Perl
9 3 (2.86%) PHP
10 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Degree
2 4 (3.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (2.86%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 1 (0.95%) CISSP
4 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
1 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) Ansible
1 5 (4.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 55 (52.38%) UiPath
2 43 (40.95%) Automation Anywhere
3 5 (4.76%) IBM
4 4 (3.81%) Pega
4 4 (3.81%) SAP
5 3 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.86%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle
7 1 (0.95%) Adobe