Period
to 19 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 19 October 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 766 802 869
Rank change year-on-year +36 +67 +11
Contract jobs citing Blue Prism 120 78 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.078% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.18% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 46 26
UK median daily rate £475 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £329 £325 £369
90th Percentile £629 £675 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £395 £475
% change year-on-year +12.03% -16.84% +14.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London 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.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43,312 42,717 48,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.01% 42.97% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,799 26,383 29,359
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £241 £240
90th Percentile £625 £619 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,654 1,384 1,712
UK median hourly rate £17.42 £17.50 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.47% +2.28% -2.23%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.59 £45.30 £44.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.99% +2.03% -2.94%

Blue Prism
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Blue Prism as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Blue Prism in the UK

Blue Prism
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Blue Prism in the UK

Blue Prism
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Blue Prism over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Blue Prism in the UK

Blue Prism
Top 14 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 19 October 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
England +14 110 £475 -2.56% 16
UK excluding London +17 60 £443 +12.03% 4
London +3 57 £500 -2.44% 12
North of England -4 22 £500 +18.34%
South East +1 15 £450 +19.92%
North West -8 13 £600 +51.90%
Midlands +2 10 £395 +12.86% 4
West Midlands -14 8 £395 +12.86% 4
Scotland -21 8 £375 -
Yorkshire - 7 £475 -
South West -23 5 £388 +2.65%
North East +4 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
East of England +2 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 with a requirement for Blue Prism.

1 79 (65.83%) Robotic Process Automation
2 62 (51.67%) UiPath
3 51 (42.50%) Finance
4 48 (40.00%) Automation Anywhere
5 45 (37.50%) Robotics
6 38 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (16.67%) Banking
7 20 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
7 20 (16.67%) Scrum
8 19 (15.83%) Java
8 19 (15.83%) .NET
9 18 (15.00%) C#
10 17 (14.17%) E-Commerce
10 17 (14.17%) iPad
11 14 (11.67%) Workflow
11 14 (11.67%) Test Automation
12 12 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 11 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
14 10 (8.33%) Coaching
14 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (8.33%) Financial Institution
14 10 (8.33%) Python
14 10 (8.33%) SQL
15 9 (7.50%) VBA
15 9 (7.50%) OO
15 9 (7.50%) Mainframe
15 9 (7.50%) Six Sigma
15 9 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (7.50%) Analytics

Blue Prism
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (4.17%) Confluence
2 4 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.83%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.83%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.67%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Actimize
1 1 (0.83%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.67%) Big Data
1 2 (1.67%) KNIME
1 2 (1.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) MySQL
2 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.17%) JIRA
1 5 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.67%) Selenium
2 2 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 51 (42.50%) Finance
2 20 (16.67%) Banking
3 10 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 7 (5.83%) Back Office
5 3 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.67%) Automotive
6 2 (1.67%) Legal
6 2 (1.67%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (50.83%) Developer
2 27 (22.50%) Automation Developer
3 18 (15.00%) Analyst
4 15 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 10 (8.33%) Architect
6 9 (7.50%) Process Analyst
7 8 (6.67%) Consultant
7 8 (6.67%) UI Developer
8 7 (5.83%) Automation Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) Automation Architect
8 7 (5.83%) Scrum Master
9 6 (5.00%) Digital Developer
10 5 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.33%) Automation Consultant
11 4 (3.33%) Junior
11 4 (3.33%) Process Modeller
11 4 (3.33%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.83%) .NET
2 7 (5.83%) HTML
3 5 (4.17%) Node.js
3 5 (4.17%) React
3 5 (4.17%) Spring
4 4 (3.33%) Natural Language Processing
4 4 (3.33%) REST
4 4 (3.33%) SOAP
5 2 (1.67%) ActiveX
5 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.67%) Web Services
6 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (37.50%) Robotics
2 17 (14.17%) iPad
3 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.50%) Mainframe
5 5 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.83%) FMCG
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.67%) Unix
2 2 (1.67%) Windows
3 1 (0.83%) Android
3 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (65.83%) Robotic Process Automation
2 38 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 20 (16.67%) Scrum
4 17 (14.17%) E-Commerce
5 14 (11.67%) Test Automation
5 14 (11.67%) Workflow
6 12 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 11 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
8 10 (8.33%) Coaching
9 9 (7.50%) Analytics
9 9 (7.50%) OO
9 9 (7.50%) Six Sigma
9 9 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (6.67%) Change Control
10 8 (6.67%) Machine Learning
10 8 (6.67%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.83%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.83%) Java
2 18 (15.00%) C#
3 10 (8.33%) Python
3 10 (8.33%) SQL
4 9 (7.50%) VBA
5 8 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.17%) Groovy
6 5 (4.17%) VB
7 4 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.50%) C++
8 3 (2.50%) Perl
8 3 (2.50%) PHP
9 2 (1.67%) VBScript
10 1 (0.83%) C
10 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.83%) Degree
2 4 (3.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (2.50%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 1 (0.83%) CISSP
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) Ansible
1 5 (4.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 62 (51.67%) UiPath
2 48 (40.00%) Automation Anywhere
3 5 (4.17%) IBM
4 4 (3.33%) Pega
4 4 (3.33%) SAP
5 3 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.50%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle
7 1 (0.83%) Adobe
7 1 (0.83%) Twitter