Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 159 142
Rank change year-on-year +21 -17 -38
Contract jobs citing BPMN 43 25 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.85% 0.58% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.69% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 45
Scotland median daily rate £358 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.85% -5.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £255 £274 £263
90th Percentile £401 £405 £500
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £51.00 £47.00 £47.71
% change year-on-year +8.51% -1.49% -13.25%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4239 3603 5106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.14% 83.52% 82.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2424 2113 2669
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 88 103
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.70 £12.35
90th Percentile £44.95 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%

BPMN
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for BPMN in Scotland

BPMN
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

BPMN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPMN in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPMN in Scotland

BPMN
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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh +8 37 £360 -2.70% 3
Glasgow -12 5 £338 +3.85% 1
BPMN
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 23 (53.49%) Workflow
2 22 (51.16%) Hibernate
2 22 (51.16%) Java
3 21 (48.84%) SOA
4 15 (34.88%) Spring
4 15 (34.88%) XML
4 15 (34.88%) JBoss
4 15 (34.88%) Drools
4 15 (34.88%) Business Process Modelling
5 14 (32.56%) jBPM
5 14 (32.56%) XSLT
5 14 (32.56%) TDD
6 13 (30.23%) UML
6 13 (30.23%) Maven
7 12 (27.91%) Java EE
7 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (27.91%) Oracle
7 12 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (25.58%) Eclipse
8 11 (25.58%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (23.26%) JPA
9 10 (23.26%) Business Analysis
9 10 (23.26%) Web Services
9 10 (23.26%) Banking
10 9 (20.93%) JSF
10 9 (20.93%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 9 (20.93%) Wireframes
11 8 (18.60%) User Stories
11 8 (18.60%) Use Case

BPMN
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 15 (34.88%) JBoss
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Maven
2 11 (25.58%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 10 (23.26%) Banking
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Analyst
2 19 (44.19%) Business Analyst
3 15 (34.88%) Developer
3 15 (34.88%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Designer
4 4 (9.30%) Process Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.33%) JRules Developer
7 1 (2.33%) SOA Developer
7 1 (2.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) Hibernate
2 15 (34.88%) Drools
2 15 (34.88%) Spring
2 15 (34.88%) XML
3 14 (32.56%) jBPM
3 14 (32.56%) XSLT
4 12 (27.91%) Java EE
5 10 (23.26%) JPA
5 10 (23.26%) Web Services
6 9 (20.93%) JSF
7 8 (18.60%) Apache CXF
8 7 (16.28%) Apache OpenJPA
8 7 (16.28%) RichFaces
9 2 (4.65%) SOAP
9 2 (4.65%) Spring Batch
10 1 (2.33%) Apache Camel
10 1 (2.33%) JMS
10 1 (2.33%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Workflow
2 21 (48.84%) SOA
3 15 (34.88%) Business Process Modelling
4 14 (32.56%) TDD
5 13 (30.23%) UML
6 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (25.58%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (23.26%) Business Analysis
9 9 (20.93%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 9 (20.93%) Wireframes
10 8 (18.60%) Data Modelling
10 8 (18.60%) OO
10 8 (18.60%) Use Case
10 8 (18.60%) User Stories
11 7 (16.28%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (13.95%) Change Control
12 6 (13.95%) Scrum
12 6 (13.95%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.33%) ISEB
1 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) IBM
2 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.95%) Pega
4 5 (11.63%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.33%) Casewise
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) SAP