The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 28 March 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 / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 69 97
Rank change year-on-year -28 +28  
Contract jobs citing BPMN 10 63 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.57% 2.43% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 2.92% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 38 21
Median daily rate £354 £363 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.34% -11.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £600 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £438 £388
% change year-on-year -12.57% +12.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.39 -

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1472 2161 2379
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.83% 83.31% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 1215 1311
Median daily rate £390 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% -1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 46
Median hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.10% +23.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BPMN in Scotland

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPMN in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPMN in Scotland

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Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPMN within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Edinburgh -5 5 £375 +3.44%
Glasgow -19 2 £325 -
BPMN
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for BPMN.

1 9 (52.94%) Use Case
2 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
2 8 (47.06%) UML
3 7 (41.18%) MS Visio
4 6 (35.29%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) JSF
4 6 (35.29%) Workflow
4 6 (35.29%) Apache CXF
4 6 (35.29%) JPA
4 6 (35.29%) User Stories
5 5 (29.41%) RichFaces
5 5 (29.41%) Domain Models
5 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
5 5 (29.41%) CRM
5 5 (29.41%) OO
5 5 (29.41%) SOA
6 4 (23.53%) JBoss
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (17.65%) Drools
7 3 (17.65%) Apache OpenJPA
7 3 (17.65%) Case Management
7 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
7 3 (17.65%) Planning and Forecasting
7 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 3 (17.65%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
7 3 (17.65%) SAP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (23.53%) JBoss
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (11.76%) SAS
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (17.65%) SAP BW
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) MarkLogic
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Architect
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Solutions Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) UML Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Apache CXF
1 6 (35.29%) JPA
1 6 (35.29%) JSF
2 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
2 5 (29.41%) RichFaces
3 3 (17.65%) Apache OpenJPA
3 3 (17.65%) Drools
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.88%) Apache Commons
5 1 (5.88%) Ext JS
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE
5 1 (5.88%) jBPM
5 1 (5.88%) JSP
5 1 (5.88%) Servlets
5 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Use Case
2 8 (47.06%) Data Modelling
2 8 (47.06%) UML
3 6 (35.29%) User Stories
3 6 (35.29%) Workflow
4 5 (29.41%) CRM
4 5 (29.41%) Domain Models
4 5 (29.41%) OO
4 5 (29.41%) SOA
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) Case Management
6 3 (17.65%) ERP
6 3 (17.65%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 3 (17.65%) Planning and Forecasting
6 3 (17.65%) Requirements Management
6 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
7 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 3 (17.65%) SAP