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 3 months to 29 April 2017 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 453 468 466
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2  
Contract jobs citing BPMN 136 159 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.37% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 131 108
Median daily rate £425 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +9.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £437 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +3.37% +5.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £47.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.01% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £47.39 -
% change year-on-year -62.01% -  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36466 42588 40679
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.85% 82.90% 80.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24115 28529 25701
Median daily rate £450 £447 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +6.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 923 944 1192
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.96 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

BPMN
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing BPMN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +54 67 £500 +31.23% 3
London -24 32 £425 -5.55% 7
South West +10 13 £475 -3.06% 1
East of England 0 12 £406 +16.07% 1
Yorkshire +26 6 £370 +5.71% 1
North West +20 3 £315 -40.00% 2
West Midlands +26 2 £415 -20.95% 4
East Midlands -8 1 £455 +30.00%
BPMN
UK

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, 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.

1 134 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (28.85%) UML
3 73 (28.08%) Business Analysis
4 59 (22.69%) Finance
5 58 (22.31%) Scrum
5 58 (22.31%) SQL
6 56 (21.54%) Java
7 52 (20.00%) BPEL
8 50 (19.23%) Use Case
9 49 (18.85%) Spring
10 48 (18.46%) JUnit
11 46 (17.69%) WebSphere
12 44 (16.92%) Jenkins
13 42 (16.15%) Migration
14 40 (15.38%) Maven
14 40 (15.38%) MS Visio
15 39 (15.00%) TDD
16 38 (14.62%) Stakeholder Management
16 38 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (14.23%) Workflow
17 37 (14.23%) JBoss
18 36 (13.85%) Java EE
19 35 (13.46%) Business Process Modelling
20 34 (13.08%) DevOps
21 33 (12.69%) Mockito
22 32 (12.31%) Unit Testing
22 32 (12.31%) WebSphere Process Server
22 32 (12.31%) ITIL
23 31 (11.92%) WebSphere Application Server
23 31 (11.92%) Microsoft

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 46 (17.69%) WebSphere
2 37 (14.23%) JBoss
3 32 (12.31%) WebSphere Process Server
4 31 (11.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 20 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 18 (6.92%) Confluence
6 18 (6.92%) SharePoint
7 8 (3.08%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.54%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.15%) IIS
9 3 (1.15%) LiveCycle
9 3 (1.15%) SAS
9 3 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.15%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.38%) Documentum
11 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 40 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 30 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.77%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (2.31%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.31%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.15%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.15%) Staffware
4 2 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.38%) BASE24
5 1 (0.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.38%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.38%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.38%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.54%) GitHub
2 10 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.08%) IBM Blueworks
4 4 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.54%) PaaS
4 4 (1.54%) SaaS
5 3 (1.15%) IaaS
6 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.15%) LDAP
2 1 (0.38%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) SSL
2 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.77%) Relational Database
2 10 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 10 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (3.46%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.69%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.54%) Big Data
6 4 (1.54%) DB2
6 4 (1.54%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.15%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.15%) QlikView
8 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.38%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (18.46%) JUnit
2 44 (16.92%) Jenkins
3 40 (15.38%) Maven
4 33 (12.69%) Mockito
5 30 (11.54%) Cucumber
6 19 (7.31%) JIRA
7 8 (3.08%) Git (software)
8 6 (2.31%) ANTLR
8 6 (2.31%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.92%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.92%) Selenium
10 4 (1.54%) IntelliJ
10 4 (1.54%) WebStorm
11 3 (1.15%) Artifactory
11 3 (1.15%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.15%) JDeveloper
11 3 (1.15%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (22.69%) Finance
2 18 (6.92%) Publishing
3 16 (6.15%) Banking
4 14 (5.38%) Retail
4 14 (5.38%) Telecoms
5 13 (5.00%) Legal
6 11 (4.23%) Marketing
7 5 (1.92%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.54%) Law
9 3 (1.15%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.77%) Electronics
10 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.38%) Advertising
11 1 (0.38%) Back Office
11 1 (0.38%) Billing
11 1 (0.38%) Games
11 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 158 (60.77%) Analyst
2 139 (53.46%) Business Analyst
3 53 (20.38%) Developer
4 36 (13.85%) Java Developer
5 27 (10.38%) Architect
6 20 (7.69%) Process Analyst
7 13 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (5.00%) Senior Business Analyst
8 12 (4.62%) Enterprise Architect
8 12 (4.62%) SQL Developer
9 11 (4.23%) Financial Analyst
10 10 (3.85%) Business Process Analyst
10 10 (3.85%) Digital Analyst
10 10 (3.85%) Digital Business Analyst
10 10 (3.85%) Java Engineer
11 9 (3.46%) Agile Developer
11 9 (3.46%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 9 (3.46%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
11 9 (3.46%) Software Developer
11 9 (3.46%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (18.85%) Spring
2 36 (13.85%) Java EE
3 25 (9.62%) Web Services
4 13 (5.00%) Middleware
5 12 (4.62%) REST
6 11 (4.23%) JMS
7 10 (3.85%) Drools
8 8 (3.08%) Hibernate
8 8 (3.08%) JPA
9 7 (2.69%) Node.js
9 7 (2.69%) SOAP
10 6 (2.31%) .NET
10 6 (2.31%) Ajax
10 6 (2.31%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.31%) Apache Thrift
10 6 (2.31%) MyBatis
10 6 (2.31%) XACML
10 6 (2.31%) XML
11 5 (1.92%) Apache Camel
11 5 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.46%) Computer Science
2 9 (3.46%) Management Information System
2 9 (3.46%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (2.69%) Frameworx
4 6 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.54%) DataPower
5 4 (1.54%) Fintech
5 4 (1.54%) User Experience
6 3 (1.15%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.15%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (1.15%) Video on Demand
7 2 (0.77%) EFT
7 2 (0.77%) EFTPOS
7 2 (0.77%) Smartcard
7 2 (0.77%) Tandem
7 2 (0.77%) W3C
8 1 (0.38%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.46%) Linux
2 5 (1.92%) Windows
3 3 (1.15%) Unix
3 3 (1.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (51.54%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (28.85%) UML
3 73 (28.08%) Business Analysis
4 58 (22.31%) Scrum
5 52 (20.00%) BPEL
6 50 (19.23%) Use Case
7 42 (16.15%) Migration
8 39 (15.00%) TDD
9 38 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (14.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 37 (14.23%) Workflow
11 35 (13.46%) Business Process Modelling
12 34 (13.08%) DevOps
13 32 (12.31%) ITIL
13 32 (12.31%) Unit Testing
14 30 (11.54%) Pair Programming
14 30 (11.54%) SOA
15 26 (10.00%) Data Modelling
16 25 (9.62%) Waterfall
17 23 (8.85%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 58 (22.31%) SQL
2 56 (21.54%) Java
3 11 (4.23%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.31%) Python
5 4 (1.54%) Groovy
5 4 (1.54%) Scala
6 3 (1.15%) C#
7 2 (0.77%) C
8 1 (0.38%) ABAP
8 1 (0.38%) ES6
8 1 (0.38%) Jython
8 1 (0.38%) Korn
8 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (11.54%) ISEB
2 27 (10.38%) Security Cleared
3 26 (10.00%) Degree
4 23 (8.85%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.46%) IIBA
6 8 (3.08%) CBAP
7 4 (1.54%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.15%) APMG
8 3 (1.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.46%) GDPR
2 6 (2.31%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.92%) COBIT
3 5 (1.92%) QA
4 3 (1.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (1.15%) MiFID
4 3 (1.15%) PMO
5 2 (0.77%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 31 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.62%) Oracle
3 15 (5.77%) IBM
4 11 (4.23%) SAP
4 11 (4.23%) ServiceNow
5 6 (2.31%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.15%) Adobe
6 3 (1.15%) HP
6 3 (1.15%) ILOG
7 2 (0.77%) Ariba
7 2 (0.77%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.77%) FIS
7 2 (0.77%) Informatica
7 2 (0.77%) Ingenico
7 2 (0.77%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.77%) Software AG
7 2 (0.77%) VeriFone
7 2 (0.77%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.38%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.38%) Workday
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