Period
to 26 May 2018

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 6 months to 26 May 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.

Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
UK
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 604 564 513
Rank change year-on-year -40 -51 +17
Contract jobs citing BPMN 293 288 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.37% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 210 301
UK median daily rate £450 £436 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.21% +2.59% +7.59%
10th Percentile £315 £325 £313
90th Percentile £625 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £410
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.71% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £47.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.44% -61.94% -0.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £47.29
% change year-on-year +94.44% -61.94% -0.88%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87,049 77,090 88,859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.76% 84.65% 84.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,429 50,585 58,395
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,301 2,072 2,322
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.06 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.21% +0.24% +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £11.64
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.31 £26.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -21.88% -3.70% +23.74%

BPMN
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPMN in the UK

BPMN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BPMN in the UK

BPMN
Top 15 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 6 months to 26 May 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 -79 229 £475 +7.04% 27
UK excluding London -36 178 £400 -8.57% 18
London -20 115 £500 +17.65% 13
Scotland +13 60 £350 -1.13% 3
North of England -3 37 £480 +40.15% 4
South East -92 36 £405 -19.00% 7
North West +1 24 £480 +52.38% 2
South West +8 19 £400 -13.51% 1
East of England -7 13 £425 +9.68%
Yorkshire -22 12 £460 +31.90% 1
Midlands -7 9 £450 +8.43% 2
West Midlands -18 8 £450 +8.43% 2
Wales - 4 £488 - 1
North East +10 1 - - 1
East Midlands +3 1 £375 -17.58%

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BPMN 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 BPMN.

1 141 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (39.93%) UML
3 109 (37.20%) Business Analysis
4 77 (26.28%) Finance
5 67 (22.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (22.53%) Business Process Modelling
7 63 (21.50%) Use Case
8 61 (20.82%) MS Visio
9 56 (19.11%) Java
10 50 (17.06%) User Stories
11 45 (15.36%) Waterfall
11 45 (15.36%) Workflow
11 45 (15.36%) Banking
12 40 (13.65%) Six Sigma
12 40 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
12 40 (13.65%) SDLC
13 39 (13.31%) SOA
13 39 (13.31%) Microsoft
14 36 (12.29%) Data Modelling
15 32 (10.92%) ITIL
15 32 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
16 31 (10.58%) Project Management
16 31 (10.58%) Hibernate
16 31 (10.58%) Scrum
17 30 (10.24%) Spring
17 30 (10.24%) Lean Six Sigma
18 28 (9.56%) Enterprise Architecture
19 27 (9.22%) JIRA
19 27 (9.22%) Process Improvement
20 26 (8.87%) Change Management

BPMN
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 19 (6.48%) JBoss
2 16 (5.46%) Confluence
3 8 (2.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (2.39%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.02%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.34%) Apache
Applications
1 61 (20.82%) MS Visio
2 21 (7.17%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (3.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (1.37%) OpenText MBPM
2 4 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.02%) AquaLogic BPM
3 3 (1.02%) OpenText Process Suite
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.68%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.68%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.34%) Maximo
5 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.44%) IBM Blueworks
2 7 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.71%) IaaS
3 5 (1.71%) PaaS
4 4 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.37%) iPaaS
4 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.37%) Office 365
4 4 (1.37%) SaaS
5 3 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.05%) VLAN
2 4 (1.37%) Broadband
2 4 (1.37%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.02%) LAN
4 2 (0.68%) SMS
5 1 (0.34%) Intranet
5 1 (0.34%) MVNO
5 1 (0.34%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.71%) Big Data
3 4 (1.37%) Data Lake
3 4 (1.37%) DB2
3 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.37%) GIS
3 4 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.02%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.02%) Power BI
4 3 (1.02%) QlikView
4 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.68%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.68%) MySQL
5 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (9.22%) JIRA
2 17 (5.80%) Maven
3 9 (3.07%) Eclipse
3 9 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.39%) JUnit
5 6 (2.05%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (1.37%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.02%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.02%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.68%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.68%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.68%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.34%) GitLab
10 1 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.34%) RequisitePro
10 1 (0.34%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
General
1 77 (26.28%) Finance
2 45 (15.36%) Banking
3 18 (6.14%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.44%) Back Office
4 13 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 13 (4.44%) Retail
5 11 (3.75%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.71%) Marketing
7 4 (1.37%) Front Office
7 4 (1.37%) Private Banking
8 3 (1.02%) Billing
9 2 (0.68%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Advertising
10 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.34%) Law
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 175 (59.73%) Analyst
2 147 (50.17%) Business Analyst
3 58 (19.80%) Architect
4 35 (11.95%) Process Analyst
5 34 (11.60%) Developer
6 27 (9.22%) Java Developer
7 22 (7.51%) Business Process Analyst
8 18 (6.14%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (5.80%) Consultant
10 13 (4.44%) Digital Analyst
10 13 (4.44%) Digital Business Analyst
11 11 (3.75%) Agile Business Analyst
12 9 (3.07%) Business Architect
12 9 (3.07%) Junior
12 9 (3.07%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.07%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (3.07%) Technical Architect
13 8 (2.73%) Financial Analyst
13 8 (2.73%) Junior Architect
13 8 (2.73%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.58%) Hibernate
2 30 (10.24%) Spring
3 20 (6.83%) Web Services
3 20 (6.83%) XML
4 19 (6.48%) Drools
5 16 (5.46%) JPA
6 15 (5.12%) jBPM
7 12 (4.10%) Apache CXF
7 12 (4.10%) Java EE
7 12 (4.10%) XSLT
8 9 (3.07%) JSF
8 9 (3.07%) REST
8 9 (3.07%) SOAP
9 8 (2.73%) AngularJS
9 8 (2.73%) HTML
10 7 (2.39%) JMS
11 6 (2.05%) CSS
11 6 (2.05%) J2EE
11 6 (2.05%) RichFaces
11 6 (2.05%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.65%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.10%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (2.05%) User Experience
4 5 (1.71%) Frameworx
5 4 (1.37%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (1.02%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.02%) Derivative
6 3 (1.02%) EFT
6 3 (1.02%) EFTPOS
6 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.02%) Equities
6 3 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (1.02%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.02%) Robotics
6 3 (1.02%) Smartcard
6 3 (1.02%) Tandem
6 3 (1.02%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.02%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.68%) Windows
1 2 (0.68%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (39.93%) UML
3 109 (37.20%) Business Analysis
4 67 (22.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 66 (22.53%) Business Process Modelling
6 63 (21.50%) Use Case
7 50 (17.06%) User Stories
8 45 (15.36%) Waterfall
8 45 (15.36%) Workflow
9 40 (13.65%) SDLC
9 40 (13.65%) Six Sigma
10 39 (13.31%) SOA
11 36 (12.29%) Data Modelling
12 32 (10.92%) ITIL
12 32 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
13 31 (10.58%) Project Management
13 31 (10.58%) Scrum
14 30 (10.24%) Lean Six Sigma
15 28 (9.56%) Enterprise Architecture
16 27 (9.22%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 56 (19.11%) Java
2 11 (3.75%) Java 8
2 11 (3.75%) SQL
3 6 (2.05%) Apex Code
3 6 (2.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.37%) Python
5 3 (1.02%) C
5 3 (1.02%) C#
5 3 (1.02%) XPath
6 2 (0.68%) ES6
7 1 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (6.48%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.78%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.44%) Degree
4 12 (4.10%) ISEB
5 11 (3.75%) IIBA
5 11 (3.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 9 (3.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.37%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 3 (1.02%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (1.02%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.02%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.34%) ACCA
9 1 (0.34%) APMG
9 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.34%) CBAP
9 1 (0.34%) CIMA
9 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.34%) SANS
9 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.41%) QA
2 9 (3.07%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.73%) GDPR
4 6 (2.05%) COBIT
5 5 (1.71%) COSO
5 5 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (1.71%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (1.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.02%) Ansible
1 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (13.31%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.85%) Oracle
3 13 (4.44%) IBM
4 10 (3.41%) Informatica
4 10 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.39%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.05%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.37%) Capita
7 4 (1.37%) Casewise
7 4 (1.37%) OpenText
7 4 (1.37%) Pega
7 4 (1.37%) SAP
8 3 (1.02%) BT
8 3 (1.02%) Citrix
8 3 (1.02%) Google
8 3 (1.02%) Minitab
8 3 (1.02%) Tableau
8 3 (1.02%) Talend
9 2 (0.68%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.68%) HP