Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 639 554 622
Rank change year-on-year -85 +68 -49
Contract jobs citing BPMN 244 363 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.41% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 267 227
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £340 £317 £313
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
UK median hourly rate £25.30 £51.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.40% +8.51% -1.49%
10th Percentile £23.34 £44.01 £43.25
90th Percentile £27.88 £55.00 £47.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £51.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year -54.24% +8.51% -1.49%

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 89,966 88,328 90,655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.36% 85.73% 85.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,547 58,692 59,765
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,344 2,127 2,494
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £49.75 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -11.46% +6.67% -

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -96 204 £450 - 33
UK excluding London -74 161 £400 -3.03% 22
London -32 82 £500 +5.26% 12
South East -47 53 £395 -7.06% 5
South West -10 27 £500 +5.26% 3
Scotland -16 27 £368 +5.00%
North of England -31 18 £354 +1.14% 9
Midlands -16 13 £525 +23.53% 3
Wales -7 12 £400 +6.67%
North West -15 12 £350 -25.73% 5
West Midlands -25 12 £525 +25.00% 3
East of England -31 11 £480 +9.71% 1
Yorkshire -21 6 £425 +21.43% 4
East Midlands 0 1 £365 -18.89%

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 105 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (34.84%) UML
3 76 (31.15%) Business Analysis
4 66 (27.05%) Finance
5 63 (25.82%) MS Visio
6 56 (22.95%) Business Process Modelling
7 54 (22.13%) Workshop Facilitation
8 50 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
9 48 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 42 (17.21%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (16.39%) Six Sigma
11 40 (16.39%) User Stories
12 35 (14.34%) Use Case
13 34 (13.93%) IBM
14 33 (13.52%) Workflow
15 31 (12.70%) Waterfall
16 27 (11.07%) Microsoft
17 26 (10.66%) Java
17 26 (10.66%) Lean Six Sigma
18 25 (10.25%) ITIL
19 23 (9.43%) SOAP
20 22 (9.02%) Change Management
20 22 (9.02%) Migration
20 22 (9.02%) Data Modelling
20 22 (9.02%) Enterprise Architecture
21 21 (8.61%) Scrum
21 21 (8.61%) XML
22 20 (8.20%) Spring
22 20 (8.20%) REST
22 20 (8.20%) IBM Blueworks

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 13 (5.33%) Confluence
2 8 (3.28%) Documentum
3 6 (2.46%) CMS
3 6 (2.46%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.05%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.23%) JBoss
7 2 (0.82%) Apache
7 2 (0.82%) Appian
7 2 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.82%) Jetty
7 2 (0.82%) nginx
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.82%) SAS
7 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.41%) EPiServer
Applications
1 63 (25.82%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.41%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 9 (3.69%) AquaLogic BPM
1 9 (3.69%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.87%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (1.23%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.82%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.20%) IBM Blueworks
2 7 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.05%) SaaS
4 4 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.64%) Office 365
5 3 (1.23%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.82%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.82%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (0.82%) Stackdriver
7 1 (0.41%) Apigee
7 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.41%) GitHub
7 1 (0.41%) IaaS
7 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.69%) MVNO
2 7 (2.87%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.82%) DSL
4 1 (0.41%) ATM
4 1 (0.41%) SMS
4 1 (0.41%) VoIP
4 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.87%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.23%) Power BI
2 3 (1.23%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.23%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.82%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.82%) MySQL
3 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.82%) Redis
4 1 (0.41%) DataStage
4 1 (0.41%) EDMS
4 1 (0.41%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.41%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 18 (7.38%) JIRA
2 7 (2.87%) Cucumber
3 6 (2.46%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.82%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.82%) FishEye
5 2 (0.82%) GitLab
5 2 (0.82%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.82%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.41%) JUnit
6 1 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.41%) Spock
6 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 66 (27.05%) Finance
2 17 (6.97%) Banking
2 17 (6.97%) Billing
3 15 (6.15%) Retail
4 13 (5.33%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.69%) Front Office
6 7 (2.87%) Legal
7 5 (2.05%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.23%) Advertising
8 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.82%) Marketing
9 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Electronics
10 1 (0.41%) French Language
10 1 (0.41%) Law
10 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 162 (66.39%) Analyst
2 134 (54.92%) Business Analyst
3 37 (15.16%) Process Analyst
4 23 (9.43%) Developer
5 21 (8.61%) Architect
6 20 (8.20%) Pensions Analyst
7 17 (6.97%) Java Developer
8 15 (6.15%) Agile Business Analyst
9 14 (5.74%) Business Process Analyst
9 14 (5.74%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 12 (4.92%) Pensions Business Analyst
11 11 (4.51%) Consultant
11 11 (4.51%) Technical Analyst
12 10 (4.10%) Technical Business Analyst
13 8 (3.28%) Integration Architect
13 8 (3.28%) Operations Analyst
14 6 (2.46%) Business Systems Analyst
14 6 (2.46%) Service Analyst
14 6 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
15 5 (2.05%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.43%) SOAP
2 21 (8.61%) XML
3 20 (8.20%) REST
3 20 (8.20%) Spring
4 13 (5.33%) Middleware
5 12 (4.92%) Hibernate
6 10 (4.10%) JMS
7 9 (3.69%) .NET
7 9 (3.69%) Apache Camel
7 9 (3.69%) Apache MINA
7 9 (3.69%) Web Services
8 8 (3.28%) jBPM
9 7 (2.87%) Drools
9 7 (2.87%) HTML
9 7 (2.87%) SAML
9 7 (2.87%) WSDL
9 7 (2.87%) XML Schema
10 6 (2.46%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.46%) HTML5
10 6 (2.46%) React
Miscellaneous
1 50 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (5.74%) DataPower
4 9 (3.69%) Reference Data
5 5 (2.05%) Derivative
6 4 (1.64%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.23%) Reinsurance
7 3 (1.23%) User Experience
8 2 (0.82%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.82%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (0.82%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.82%) TM Forum
8 2 (0.82%) Video on Demand
9 1 (0.41%) DTCC
9 1 (0.41%) Frameworx
9 1 (0.41%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.41%) Robotics
9 1 (0.41%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.69%) Linux
2 7 (2.87%) AIX
3 1 (0.41%) Android
3 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.41%) Windows
3 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (34.84%) UML
3 76 (31.15%) Business Analysis
4 56 (22.95%) Business Process Modelling
5 54 (22.13%) Workshop Facilitation
6 48 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 42 (17.21%) Problem-Solving
8 40 (16.39%) Six Sigma
8 40 (16.39%) User Stories
9 35 (14.34%) Use Case
10 33 (13.52%) Workflow
11 31 (12.70%) Waterfall
12 26 (10.66%) Lean Six Sigma
13 25 (10.25%) ITIL
14 22 (9.02%) Change Management
14 22 (9.02%) Data Modelling
14 22 (9.02%) Enterprise Architecture
14 22 (9.02%) Migration
15 21 (8.61%) Scrum
16 19 (7.79%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.66%) Java
2 16 (6.56%) SQL
3 11 (4.51%) Python
4 9 (3.69%) XPath
5 6 (2.46%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.64%) C
7 3 (1.23%) Java 8
8 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.82%) Groovy
9 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (5.74%) ISEB
2 12 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.69%) Degree
4 8 (3.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 7 (2.87%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) HNC
8 1 (0.41%) HND
8 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.28%) COSO
2 7 (2.87%) QA
3 3 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.23%) SLA
4 2 (0.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (0.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.87%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.82%) Istio
2 2 (0.82%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.82%) Terraform
3 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (13.93%) IBM
2 27 (11.07%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.79%) Oracle
4 8 (3.28%) Atlassian
4 8 (3.28%) OpenText
5 7 (2.87%) HP
5 7 (2.87%) SAP
6 5 (2.05%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.23%) Google
9 2 (0.82%) ATG
9 2 (0.82%) Casewise
9 2 (0.82%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.82%) New Relic
9 2 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.82%) Retek
10 1 (0.41%) Cisco
10 1 (0.41%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.41%) Nintex
10 1 (0.41%) Workday