The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
UK
Rank 489 413 455
Rank change year-on-year -76 +42  
Contract jobs citing BPMN 120 237 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.54% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 175 118
Median daily rate £400 £438 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +6.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -5.88% +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.39 -
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37182 44106 42440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.13% 82.88% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24552 28910 26291
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 945 1111 1221
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +32.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

BPMN
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

BPMN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BPMN in the UK

BPMN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPMN over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPMN in the UK

BPMN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BPMN in the UK

BPMN
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPMN within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England -21 111 £400 -11.11% 24
South East +50 48 £436 +5.06% 6
London -7 40 £400 -8.57% 6
Hampshire +14 15 £325 -13.33% 1
Oxfordshire - 13 £525 - 1
Yorkshire +21 10 £350 -3.44% 2
Oxford - 10 £538 -
Scotland -30 9 £353 -2.75% 1
Surrey +12 8 £463 -11.90% 1
City of London +3 8 £500 +25.00% 3
West Yorkshire +18 7 £355 -5.33%
Basingstoke - 6 £235 -
Portsmouth - 6 £325 -
North West +11 5 £300 -42.85% 1
Camberley +7 5 - -
Edinburgh -9 5 £375 +3.44%
Milton Keynes - 5 £453 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £453 -
Leeds +12 4 £355 -
West Sussex +4 4 £436 +5.69%
Manchester +10 3 £325 -35.00% 1
East Grinstead - 3 £436 -
West Midlands +8 2 £415 -17.00% 4
Cambridge +6 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +4 2 - - 1
East of England -11 2 - - 3
South West -17 2 £575 +21.05% 2
Glasgow -24 2 £325 -
Bolton - 2 - -
Harrogate - 2 £356 -

BPMN
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for BPMN.

1 143 (52.96%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (29.26%) Business Analysis
3 73 (27.04%) UML
4 58 (21.48%) Java
5 55 (20.37%) SQL
5 55 (20.37%) Scrum
5 55 (20.37%) Use Case
6 54 (20.00%) Finance
7 46 (17.04%) Spring
8 45 (16.67%) JUnit
9 41 (15.19%) BPEL
9 41 (15.19%) Migration
10 39 (14.44%) Workflow
10 39 (14.44%) Jenkins
11 36 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 36 (13.33%) WebSphere
12 35 (12.96%) MS Visio
13 34 (12.59%) ITIL
13 34 (12.59%) TDD
13 34 (12.59%) User Stories
14 33 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (12.22%) Security Cleared
14 33 (12.22%) Maven
14 33 (12.22%) Business Process Modelling
15 32 (11.85%) JBoss
16 30 (11.11%) SOA
16 30 (11.11%) Java EE
16 30 (11.11%) SC Cleared
17 29 (10.74%) DevOps
17 29 (10.74%) Oracle

BPMN
Top Related 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 36 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 32 (11.85%) JBoss
3 26 (9.63%) WebSphere Process Server
4 21 (7.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 21 (7.78%) SharePoint
4 21 (7.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 17 (6.30%) Confluence
6 11 (4.07%) Alfresco
7 6 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.85%) SAS
8 5 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.48%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.11%) IIS
10 3 (1.11%) LiveCycle
10 3 (1.11%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.37%) Apache
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (12.96%) MS Visio
2 23 (8.52%) MS Office
3 17 (6.30%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.22%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (1.85%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.11%) Staffware
6 1 (0.37%) BASE24
6 1 (0.37%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.37%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.37%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.52%) GitHub
2 6 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.48%) IaaS
4 4 (1.48%) PaaS
5 3 (1.11%) SaaS
6 1 (0.37%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.11%) LDAP
2 1 (0.37%) HTTP
2 1 (0.37%) SSL
2 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.30%) Relational Database
2 11 (4.07%) MongoDB
2 11 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.48%) Big Data
4 4 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.48%) DB2
4 4 (1.48%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.48%) QlikView
5 3 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.74%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.37%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.37%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.37%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (16.67%) JUnit
2 39 (14.44%) Jenkins
3 33 (12.22%) Maven
4 28 (10.37%) Mockito
5 23 (8.52%) Cucumber
6 18 (6.67%) JIRA
7 8 (2.96%) Git (software)
8 6 (2.22%) ANTLR
8 6 (2.22%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.85%) IntelliJ
9 5 (1.85%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.85%) WebStorm
10 4 (1.48%) Selenium
11 3 (1.11%) Artifactory
11 3 (1.11%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.11%) JDeveloper
11 3 (1.11%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (20.00%) Finance
2 23 (8.52%) Publishing
3 18 (6.67%) Legal
4 15 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.44%) Banking
5 12 (4.44%) Marketing
6 9 (3.33%) Retail
7 4 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.11%) Electronics
8 3 (1.11%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.11%) Law
9 2 (0.74%) Advertising
9 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.37%) Back Office
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.37%) Games
10 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 169 (62.59%) Analyst
2 150 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 54 (20.00%) Developer
4 32 (11.85%) Java Developer
5 30 (11.11%) Architect
6 21 (7.78%) Process Analyst
7 13 (4.81%) Senior Business Analyst
8 12 (4.44%) Business Process Analyst
8 12 (4.44%) Enterprise Architect
8 12 (4.44%) Java Engineer
8 12 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (4.44%) Software Developer
9 11 (4.07%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 11 (4.07%) Digital Analyst
9 11 (4.07%) Digital Business Analyst
9 11 (4.07%) Java Software Developer
9 11 (4.07%) Java Software Engineer
9 11 (4.07%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
9 11 (4.07%) Software Engineer
10 10 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.04%) Spring
2 30 (11.11%) Java EE
3 26 (9.63%) Web Services
4 15 (5.56%) JPA
5 14 (5.19%) Hibernate
6 13 (4.81%) Drools
7 12 (4.44%) REST
8 11 (4.07%) JMS
9 7 (2.59%) Middleware
9 7 (2.59%) XML
10 6 (2.22%) .NET
10 6 (2.22%) Ajax
10 6 (2.22%) Apache CXF
10 6 (2.22%) HTML
10 6 (2.22%) J2EE
10 6 (2.22%) JSF
10 6 (2.22%) JSON
10 6 (2.22%) MyBatis
10 6 (2.22%) SOAP
10 6 (2.22%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.07%) Security Operations Centre
3 10 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.59%) Frameworx
6 5 (1.85%) Fintech
7 4 (1.48%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.48%) User Experience
8 3 (1.11%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (1.11%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.11%) Mobile Computing
8 3 (1.11%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.74%) Derivative
9 2 (0.74%) EFT
9 2 (0.74%) EFTPOS
9 2 (0.74%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.07%) Linux
2 8 (2.96%) Windows
3 3 (1.11%) Unix
3 3 (1.11%) zOS
4 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (52.96%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (29.26%) Business Analysis
3 73 (27.04%) UML
4 55 (20.37%) Scrum
4 55 (20.37%) Use Case
5 41 (15.19%) BPEL
5 41 (15.19%) Migration
6 39 (14.44%) Workflow
7 36 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 34 (12.59%) ITIL
8 34 (12.59%) TDD
8 34 (12.59%) User Stories
9 33 (12.22%) Business Process Modelling
9 33 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (11.11%) SOA
11 29 (10.74%) DevOps
12 28 (10.37%) Data Modelling
13 26 (9.63%) Process Improvement
14 23 (8.52%) CRM
14 23 (8.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (21.48%) Java
2 55 (20.37%) SQL
3 11 (4.07%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.22%) Python
5 5 (1.85%) Groovy
5 5 (1.85%) Scala
6 3 (1.11%) C
6 3 (1.11%) C#
7 1 (0.37%) ABAP
7 1 (0.37%) Jython
7 1 (0.37%) Korn
7 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (12.22%) Security Cleared
2 30 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 26 (9.63%) Degree
3 26 (9.63%) ISEB
4 13 (4.81%) IIBA
5 11 (4.07%) CBAP
6 6 (2.22%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 4 (1.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 3 (1.11%) APMG
9 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.37%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.96%) GDPR
2 5 (1.85%) COBIT
3 4 (1.48%) MiFID
4 3 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (1.11%) QA
5 2 (0.74%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.74%) PMO
6 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 29 (10.74%) Oracle
2 15 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.44%) SAP
4 11 (4.07%) ServiceNow
5 6 (2.22%) TIBCO
6 5 (1.85%) HP
7 4 (1.48%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.11%) Adobe
8 3 (1.11%) IBM
8 3 (1.11%) ILOG
8 3 (1.11%) Murex
9 2 (0.74%) FIS
9 2 (0.74%) Ingenico
9 2 (0.74%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.74%) VeriFone
9 2 (0.74%) webMethods
9 2 (0.74%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.37%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.37%) Pega
10 1 (0.37%) Workday
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £355 - £356 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + Likelihood of extension
Posted: 4 days ago