Period
to 19 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 546 545 489
Rank change year-on-year -1 -56 +30
Contract jobs citing BPMN 346 293 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.37% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 227 329
UK median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -4.57% +9.38% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 7
UK median hourly rate - £47.00 £47.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.82% +26.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.00 £47.39
% change year-on-year - -0.82% +26.37%

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 85,325 79,198 89,420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.71% 83.79% 82.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,012 52,465 58,154
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,051 2,203 2,639
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +3.09% +21.25%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.26 £11.38
90th Percentile £50.60 £49.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.29 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -2.84% -3.85% +23.81%

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 February 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 14 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 February 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 +3 280 £450 - 50
UK excluding London +25 223 £418 -4.57% 36
London -22 119 £460 +2.22% 18
South East -24 68 £455 -9.00% 8
Scotland +26 63 £360 +2.86% 3
North of England +39 41 £440 +21.38% 9
East of England +8 27 £450 +16.13% 4
Yorkshire -1 20 £350 -5.08% 4
North West +17 19 £488 +50.00% 3
Midlands -16 17 £450 +12.50% 7
West Midlands 0 8 £463 +5.71% 6
East Midlands -8 8 £413 +3.13% 1
South West +12 7 £525 +5.00% 4
North East +45 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 153 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (34.97%) Business Analysis
3 107 (30.92%) UML
4 80 (23.12%) MS Visio
5 78 (22.54%) Java
6 72 (20.81%) Finance
7 68 (19.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 67 (19.36%) Business Process Modelling
9 58 (16.76%) Workflow
10 55 (15.90%) Use Case
11 50 (14.45%) Waterfall
11 50 (14.45%) SOA
11 50 (14.45%) Scrum
12 49 (14.16%) User Stories
13 43 (12.43%) Banking
14 39 (11.27%) Spring
14 39 (11.27%) Six Sigma
15 38 (10.98%) SDLC
16 37 (10.69%) Web Services
17 35 (10.12%) ITIL
17 35 (10.12%) Hibernate
18 32 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
19 31 (8.96%) ISEB
19 31 (8.96%) Oracle
20 30 (8.67%) Data Modelling
21 29 (8.38%) IBM
21 29 (8.38%) Project Management
21 29 (8.38%) Degree
21 29 (8.38%) JIRA
22 28 (8.09%) Drools

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 22 (6.36%) Confluence
1 22 (6.36%) JBoss
2 15 (4.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (2.02%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.02%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.29%) Apache
8 1 (0.29%) Liferay
Applications
1 80 (23.12%) MS Visio
2 20 (5.78%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.87%) OpenText MBPM
1 3 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (0.87%) Oracle Retail
1 3 (0.87%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 2 (0.58%) CA PPM
2 2 (0.58%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.36%) IBM Blueworks
2 6 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.45%) SaaS
4 4 (1.16%) IaaS
4 4 (1.16%) PaaS
5 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.18%) HTTP
2 5 (1.45%) SMS
3 4 (1.16%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.87%) Broadband
4 3 (0.87%) VLAN
5 1 (0.29%) Intranet
5 1 (0.29%) LAN
5 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.29%) VoIP
5 1 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.34%) Relational Database
2 6 (1.73%) DB2
3 4 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.16%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.87%) Big Data
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.58%) PowerCenter
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.29%) MySQL
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (8.38%) JIRA
2 26 (7.51%) Maven
3 18 (5.20%) Eclipse
4 16 (4.62%) Git (software)
5 15 (4.34%) Subversion
6 14 (4.05%) JUnit
7 5 (1.45%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.58%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.58%) JMeter
8 2 (0.58%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.58%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.29%) GitLab
9 1 (0.29%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.29%) RequisitePro
9 1 (0.29%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 72 (20.81%) Finance
2 43 (12.43%) Banking
3 25 (7.23%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.91%) Retail Banking
5 16 (4.62%) Back Office
6 15 (4.34%) Retail
7 10 (2.89%) Billing
8 9 (2.60%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.45%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.45%) Marketing
10 4 (1.16%) Front Office
11 3 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.87%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.58%) Law
13 1 (0.29%) Electronics
13 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 224 (64.74%) Analyst
2 195 (56.36%) Business Analyst
3 55 (15.90%) Developer
4 44 (12.72%) Architect
5 42 (12.14%) Java Developer
6 34 (9.83%) Process Analyst
7 15 (4.34%) Digital Analyst
7 15 (4.34%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (4.05%) Digital Business Analyst
9 13 (3.76%) Business Process Analyst
10 12 (3.47%) GDPR Business Analyst
10 12 (3.47%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (3.47%) Senior Business Analyst
11 11 (3.18%) Designer
12 10 (2.89%) Consultant
12 10 (2.89%) Pensions Analyst
12 10 (2.89%) Senior Developer
13 9 (2.60%) Senior Java Developer
14 8 (2.31%) Project Manager
14 8 (2.31%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.27%) Spring
2 37 (10.69%) Web Services
3 35 (10.12%) Hibernate
4 28 (8.09%) Drools
5 26 (7.51%) XML
6 20 (5.78%) XSLT
7 17 (4.91%) Java EE
7 17 (4.91%) jBPM
8 15 (4.34%) JPA
8 15 (4.34%) JSF
9 13 (3.76%) Apache CXF
9 13 (3.76%) REST
10 10 (2.89%) Apache OpenJPA
10 10 (2.89%) JMS
10 10 (2.89%) RichFaces
11 6 (1.73%) .NET
11 6 (1.73%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.73%) Middleware
12 5 (1.45%) J2EE
13 4 (1.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.34%) User Experience
3 7 (2.02%) Frameworx
3 7 (2.02%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.73%) Equities
5 5 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.16%) Market Risk
7 3 (0.87%) Derivative
7 3 (0.87%) EFT
7 3 (0.87%) EFTPOS
7 3 (0.87%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (0.87%) Fixed Income
7 3 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.87%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 3 (0.87%) Reference Data
7 3 (0.87%) Robotics
7 3 (0.87%) Smartcard
7 3 (0.87%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.62%) Linux
2 13 (3.76%) Mac OS X
2 13 (3.76%) Unix
3 3 (0.87%) Android
3 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.58%) Windows
4 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (34.97%) Business Analysis
3 107 (30.92%) UML
4 68 (19.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 67 (19.36%) Business Process Modelling
6 58 (16.76%) Workflow
7 55 (15.90%) Use Case
8 50 (14.45%) Scrum
8 50 (14.45%) SOA
8 50 (14.45%) Waterfall
9 49 (14.16%) User Stories
10 39 (11.27%) Six Sigma
11 38 (10.98%) SDLC
12 35 (10.12%) ITIL
13 30 (8.67%) Data Modelling
14 29 (8.38%) Project Management
15 25 (7.23%) TDD
15 25 (7.23%) Wireframes
16 24 (6.94%) ArchiMate
16 24 (6.94%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (22.54%) Java
2 18 (5.20%) SQL
3 11 (3.18%) C
4 3 (0.87%) Apex Code
4 3 (0.87%) C#
4 3 (0.87%) C++
4 3 (0.87%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.87%) PL/SQL
4 3 (0.87%) Python
4 3 (0.87%) RPG
5 2 (0.58%) ES6
5 2 (0.58%) Perl
5 2 (0.58%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (8.96%) ISEB
2 29 (8.38%) Degree
3 23 (6.65%) Security Cleared
4 16 (4.62%) SC Cleared
5 14 (4.05%) IIBA
6 12 (3.47%) CBAP
7 8 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (1.45%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.87%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.29%) CISA
13 1 (0.29%) CISM
13 1 (0.29%) CISSP
13 1 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.29%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.05%) GDPR
1 14 (4.05%) QA
2 8 (2.31%) COBIT
3 5 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.45%) EMIR
3 5 (1.45%) MiFID
4 4 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.16%) PMO
5 2 (0.58%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.58%) CDISC
5 2 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.58%) GxP
5 2 (0.58%) HL7
6 1 (0.29%) GMP
6 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.87%) Docker
2 3 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (0.87%) Ansible
1 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (8.96%) Oracle
2 29 (8.38%) IBM
3 28 (8.09%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.18%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.31%) Pega
5 8 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.02%) ServiceNow
7 6 (1.73%) Informatica
8 5 (1.45%) HP
9 4 (1.16%) Adobe
9 4 (1.16%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.87%) ATG
10 3 (0.87%) Casewise
10 3 (0.87%) Citrix
10 3 (0.87%) Google
10 3 (0.87%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.87%) Minitab
10 3 (0.87%) OpenText
10 3 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (0.87%) Retek