Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 613 563 634
Rank change year-on-year -50 +71 -76
Contract jobs citing BPMN 290 316 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.38% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 226 226
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% - +7.26%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £319
90th Percentile £588 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £415 £398
% change year-on-year -2.41% +4.40% +4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
UK median hourly rate £31.13 £47.39 £47.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.32% - -0.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.39 £47.39
% change year-on-year -26.14% - -0.67%

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 88,125 82,523 92,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.21% 85.56% 84.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,129 54,070 60,770
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,375 2,085 2,305
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +6.38% +9.05%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.42 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £47.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +4.17% +10.91%

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 19 August 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 13 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 19 August 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 -76 236 £475 +11.76% 29
UK excluding London -52 175 £405 -2.41% 19
London -12 114 £500 +17.65% 10
Scotland -20 41 £373 +6.05%
South East -73 40 £400 -11.11% 7
North of England -5 28 £408 +16.43% 6
South West -13 26 £400 -11.11% 1
North West +4 17 £350 +7.69% 5
Midlands -7 16 £550 +32.53% 4
West Midlands -20 16 £550 +32.53% 4
Wales -7 12 £431 +15.00%
East of England -15 12 £483 +16.97% 1
Yorkshire -5 11 £425 +21.43% 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 139 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (38.97%) UML
3 108 (37.24%) Business Analysis
4 90 (31.03%) Finance
5 73 (25.17%) MS Visio
6 63 (21.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 61 (21.03%) Business Process Modelling
8 56 (19.31%) Analytical Skills
9 51 (17.59%) Use Case
10 49 (16.90%) Six Sigma
11 46 (15.86%) User Stories
12 44 (15.17%) Microsoft
12 44 (15.17%) Workflow
12 44 (15.17%) Problem-Solving
13 40 (13.79%) Waterfall
14 38 (13.10%) Java
15 34 (11.72%) Enterprise Architecture
16 33 (11.38%) Banking
17 30 (10.34%) Data Modelling
17 30 (10.34%) Lean Six Sigma
18 29 (10.00%) SDLC
18 29 (10.00%) SOA
18 29 (10.00%) Change Management
19 28 (9.66%) Business Intelligence
19 28 (9.66%) JIRA
20 26 (8.97%) Oracle
21 25 (8.62%) Project Management
21 25 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
22 24 (8.28%) IBM
22 24 (8.28%) Migration

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 17 (5.86%) Confluence
2 10 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.10%) JBoss
4 8 (2.76%) Documentum
5 7 (2.41%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (1.72%) CMS
6 5 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.69%) Apache
7 2 (0.69%) Appian
7 2 (0.69%) Jetty
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.69%) SAS
7 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 73 (25.17%) MS Visio
2 18 (6.21%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (4.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.76%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.41%) AquaLogic BPM
3 5 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (1.03%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.69%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.69%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.69%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.34%) Maximo
6 1 (0.34%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.34%) OpenText Process Suite
6 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.59%) IBM Blueworks
2 8 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.72%) IaaS
3 5 (1.72%) PaaS
3 5 (1.72%) SaaS
4 4 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (1.38%) iPaaS
4 4 (1.38%) Office 365
4 4 (1.38%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) GitHub
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.38%) VLAN
2 3 (1.03%) Kerberos
2 3 (1.03%) LAN
3 2 (0.69%) MVNO
4 1 (0.34%) Broadband
4 1 (0.34%) Intranet
4 1 (0.34%) SMS
4 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (2.41%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.07%) Power BI
3 4 (1.38%) Data Lake
3 4 (1.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.38%) GIS
4 3 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.03%) QlikView
4 3 (1.03%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.69%) Big Data
5 2 (0.69%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.69%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.34%) DB2
6 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.34%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.34%) MySQL
6 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (9.66%) JIRA
2 9 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.07%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.07%) Maven
4 5 (1.72%) Bitbucket
4 5 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (1.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (1.03%) Artifactory
6 3 (1.03%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.03%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.69%) FishEye
7 2 (0.69%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.69%) JDeveloper
7 2 (0.69%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.34%) JUnit
8 1 (0.34%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.34%) Spock
8 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 90 (31.03%) Finance
2 33 (11.38%) Banking
3 14 (4.83%) Retail
4 13 (4.48%) Billing
5 11 (3.79%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.45%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.76%) Front Office
8 7 (2.41%) Back Office
9 6 (2.07%) Legal
10 5 (1.72%) Marketing
11 4 (1.38%) Advertising
11 4 (1.38%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.34%) Electronics
13 1 (0.34%) Law
13 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 183 (63.10%) Analyst
2 152 (52.41%) Business Analyst
3 46 (15.86%) Process Analyst
4 45 (15.52%) Architect
5 26 (8.97%) Developer
6 21 (7.24%) Agile Business Analyst
6 21 (7.24%) Business Process Analyst
7 19 (6.55%) Consultant
7 19 (6.55%) Java Developer
8 18 (6.21%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (4.48%) Pensions Analyst
10 12 (4.14%) Digital Analyst
11 11 (3.79%) Digital Business Analyst
12 10 (3.45%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 10 (3.45%) Pensions Business Analyst
12 10 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (3.10%) Senior Business Analyst
14 8 (2.76%) Finance Business Analyst
14 8 (2.76%) Financial Analyst
14 8 (2.76%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.59%) Spring
2 18 (6.21%) Hibernate
3 16 (5.52%) SOAP
3 16 (5.52%) XML
4 13 (4.48%) JPA
5 12 (4.14%) jBPM
6 10 (3.45%) Drools
7 9 (3.10%) Web Services
8 8 (2.76%) REST
9 7 (2.41%) Apache Camel
9 7 (2.41%) Apache MINA
9 7 (2.41%) HTML
9 7 (2.41%) Java EE
9 7 (2.41%) JMS
10 6 (2.07%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.07%) Apache CXF
10 6 (2.07%) CSS
11 5 (1.72%) Middleware
11 5 (1.72%) React
11 5 (1.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 56 (19.31%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.41%) Derivative
4 7 (2.41%) Reference Data
5 6 (2.07%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (1.72%) Over-the-Top Content
7 4 (1.38%) Taxonomies
7 4 (1.38%) User Experience
8 3 (1.03%) DataPower
8 3 (1.03%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.03%) Tandem
8 3 (1.03%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.69%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.69%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.69%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.69%) NHS
9 2 (0.69%) TM Forum
9 2 (0.69%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.38%) AIX
2 3 (1.03%) Linux
3 1 (0.34%) Windows
3 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (38.97%) UML
3 108 (37.24%) Business Analysis
4 63 (21.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (21.03%) Business Process Modelling
6 51 (17.59%) Use Case
7 49 (16.90%) Six Sigma
8 46 (15.86%) User Stories
9 44 (15.17%) Problem-Solving
9 44 (15.17%) Workflow
10 40 (13.79%) Waterfall
11 34 (11.72%) Enterprise Architecture
12 30 (10.34%) Data Modelling
12 30 (10.34%) Lean Six Sigma
13 29 (10.00%) Change Management
13 29 (10.00%) SDLC
13 29 (10.00%) SOA
14 28 (9.66%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (8.62%) Project Management
15 25 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.10%) Java
2 14 (4.83%) SQL
3 8 (2.76%) Java 8
3 8 (2.76%) Python
4 7 (2.41%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.41%) XPath
5 4 (1.38%) Apex Code
6 3 (1.03%) C#
7 2 (0.69%) C
8 1 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (4.83%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.14%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 10 (3.45%) IIBA
5 8 (2.76%) Degree
5 8 (2.76%) ISEB
6 4 (1.38%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 3 (1.03%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.34%) ACCA
9 1 (0.34%) CBAP
9 1 (0.34%) CIMA
9 1 (0.34%) CISM
9 1 (0.34%) CISSP
9 1 (0.34%) GIAC
9 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.34%) SANS
9 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.76%) QA
2 7 (2.41%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.72%) COSO
4 3 (1.03%) GDPR
4 3 (1.03%) PMO
4 3 (1.03%) SLA
5 2 (0.69%) COBIT
5 2 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.34%) SCCM
2 1 (0.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (15.17%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.97%) Oracle
3 24 (8.28%) IBM
4 9 (3.10%) OpenText
4 9 (3.10%) SAP
5 8 (2.76%) Informatica
6 6 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.38%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.38%) BT
7 4 (1.38%) Casewise
7 4 (1.38%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.03%) Tableau
8 3 (1.03%) Talend
9 2 (0.69%) ATG
9 2 (0.69%) Capita
9 2 (0.69%) Cisco
9 2 (0.69%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.69%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.69%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.69%) Retek