Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for BPMN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BPMN over the 6 months to 17 January 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.

Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 567 559 565
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 +4
Contract jobs citing BPMN 276 277 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.36% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 215 227
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £303
90th Percentile £613 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
England median hourly rate £55.00 £95.00 £47.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.11% +99.12% +27.23%
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £47.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +17.02% -1.05% +26.67%

BPMN is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78,144 76,040 80,572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.59% 84.08% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,821 50,742 53,006
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £293 £269 £263
90th Percentile £638 £614 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,788 2,055 2,462
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.42 £23.35
% change year-on-year -3.77% +4.58% +16.75%

BPMN
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for BPMN in England

BPMN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BPMN in England

BPMN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPMN in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPMN in England

BPMN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPMN in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BPMN in England

BPMN
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 BPMN within the England region over the 6 months to 17 January 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 -7 117 £460 +2.22% 13
South East -34 64 £425 -19.05% 11
North of England +44 39 £440 +25.71% 5
East of England +2 32 £450 -
Yorkshire +12 19 £350 - 2
North West +19 18 £495 +52.31% 3
Midlands -12 17 £450 +12.50% 5
East Midlands -4 9 £450 +12.50% 3
West Midlands -11 7 £475 +10.79% 2
South West +4 6 £525 +10.53% 1
North East +54 2 - -
BPMN
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BPMN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for BPMN.

1 122 (44.20%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (38.77%) Business Analysis
3 83 (30.07%) UML
4 69 (25.00%) Finance
5 65 (23.55%) MS Visio
6 54 (19.57%) Business Process Modelling
7 50 (18.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (15.58%) Six Sigma
9 41 (14.86%) Java
10 40 (14.49%) Scrum
11 37 (13.41%) Waterfall
12 36 (13.04%) Use Case
13 35 (12.68%) ISEB
14 33 (11.96%) User Stories
15 31 (11.23%) ITIL
16 30 (10.87%) Banking
17 29 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
18 27 (9.78%) Workflow
18 27 (9.78%) Project Management
19 26 (9.42%) JIRA
20 24 (8.70%) SDLC
21 23 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
21 23 (8.33%) Security Cleared
21 23 (8.33%) Degree
21 23 (8.33%) Web Services
22 22 (7.97%) Microsoft
22 22 (7.97%) Telecoms
23 21 (7.61%) IBM
23 21 (7.61%) Process Management
23 21 (7.61%) SOA

BPMN
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 21 (7.61%) Confluence
2 9 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.72%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.36%) Liferay
Applications
1 65 (23.55%) MS Visio
2 15 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.09%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.09%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.09%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.72%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.72%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.36%) AquaLogic BPM
4 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.88%) IBM Blueworks
2 5 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.81%) SaaS
3 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.09%) IaaS
4 3 (1.09%) PaaS
5 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.99%) HTTP
2 5 (1.81%) SMS
3 3 (1.09%) VLAN
4 1 (0.36%) Broadband
4 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) LAN
4 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.43%) Relational Database
2 6 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.81%) DB2
4 4 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.09%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.72%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.36%) Big Data
7 1 (0.36%) MySQL
7 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (9.42%) JIRA
2 15 (5.43%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.43%) Subversion
3 11 (3.99%) JUnit
4 9 (3.26%) Maven
5 6 (2.17%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.81%) Rational Rose
7 2 (0.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.72%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.72%) JMeter
7 2 (0.72%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.36%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.36%) Moq
8 1 (0.36%) MSTest
8 1 (0.36%) Selenium
8 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (25.00%) Finance
2 30 (10.87%) Banking
3 22 (7.97%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.80%) Retail Banking
5 15 (5.43%) Retail
6 12 (4.35%) Back Office
6 12 (4.35%) Billing
7 10 (3.62%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.81%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.81%) Front Office
10 4 (1.45%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.45%) Marketing
11 2 (0.72%) Law
11 2 (0.72%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.36%) Electronics
12 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 199 (72.10%) Analyst
2 175 (63.41%) Business Analyst
3 32 (11.59%) Developer
4 31 (11.23%) Architect
5 27 (9.78%) Process Analyst
6 20 (7.25%) Java Developer
7 12 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (3.99%) GDPR Business Analyst
9 10 (3.62%) Data Business Analyst
9 10 (3.62%) Digital Analyst
9 10 (3.62%) Digital Business Analyst
9 10 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (3.62%) Senior Business Analyst
10 9 (3.26%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
11 8 (2.90%) Business Process Analyst
11 8 (2.90%) Pensions Analyst
12 7 (2.54%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (2.54%) Technical Business Analyst
12 7 (2.54%) Telecoms Analyst
13 6 (2.17%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.33%) Web Services
2 16 (5.80%) Spring
3 12 (4.35%) REST
4 9 (3.26%) XML
5 8 (2.90%) JMS
6 7 (2.54%) .NET
7 6 (2.17%) Drools
7 6 (2.17%) Middleware
8 5 (1.81%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.81%) J2EE
9 4 (1.45%) OAuth
9 4 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (1.45%) RESTful
9 4 (1.45%) SOAP
9 4 (1.45%) XACML
9 4 (1.45%) XSL
10 3 (1.09%) COM
10 3 (1.09%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (1.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (1.09%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.16%) User Experience
3 8 (2.90%) Frameworx
3 8 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.81%) Equities
4 5 (1.81%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.45%) Market Risk
5 4 (1.45%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.09%) Derivative
6 3 (1.09%) EFT
6 3 (1.09%) EFTPOS
6 3 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (1.09%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 3 (1.09%) iSeries
6 3 (1.09%) Smartcard
6 3 (1.09%) Swaptions
6 3 (1.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.52%) Linux
2 14 (5.07%) Unix
3 13 (4.71%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.09%) Android
4 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.36%) CentOS
5 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.36%) Windows
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (44.20%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (38.77%) Business Analysis
3 83 (30.07%) UML
4 54 (19.57%) Business Process Modelling
5 50 (18.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 43 (15.58%) Six Sigma
7 40 (14.49%) Scrum
8 37 (13.41%) Waterfall
9 36 (13.04%) Use Case
10 33 (11.96%) User Stories
11 31 (11.23%) ITIL
12 27 (9.78%) Project Management
12 27 (9.78%) Workflow
13 24 (8.70%) SDLC
14 23 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
15 21 (7.61%) Process Management
15 21 (7.61%) SOA
15 21 (7.61%) Test Automation
16 20 (7.25%) Acceptance Criteria
16 20 (7.25%) ArchiMate
Programming Languages
1 41 (14.86%) Java
2 20 (7.25%) SQL
3 11 (3.99%) C
4 6 (2.17%) Python
5 4 (1.45%) C#
5 4 (1.45%) C++
6 3 (1.09%) Apex Code
6 3 (1.09%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.09%) Perl
6 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.09%) RPG
7 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.36%) ES6
8 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (12.68%) ISEB
2 23 (8.33%) Degree
2 23 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.16%) SC Cleared
4 15 (5.43%) IIBA
5 13 (4.71%) CBAP
6 8 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (1.81%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.36%) PMP
11 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.07%) GDPR
2 12 (4.35%) QA
3 8 (2.90%) COBIT
4 5 (1.81%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.81%) EMIR
4 5 (1.81%) MiFID
5 4 (1.45%) PMO
6 2 (0.72%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.72%) CDISC
6 2 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.72%) GxP
6 2 (0.72%) HL7
6 2 (0.72%) SLA
7 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.36%) GMP
7 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.09%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) Ansible
1 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (7.97%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.61%) IBM
3 17 (6.16%) Oracle
4 9 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (3.26%) ServiceNow
5 6 (2.17%) Casewise
5 6 (2.17%) Informatica
6 4 (1.45%) Adobe
6 4 (1.45%) HP
7 3 (1.09%) ATG
7 3 (1.09%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.09%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.09%) OpenText
7 3 (1.09%) Pega
7 3 (1.09%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (1.09%) Retek
8 2 (0.72%) BT
8 2 (0.72%) Google
8 2 (0.72%) Planview
8 2 (0.72%) Remedy