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 25 June 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.

Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 421 506 461
Rank change year-on-year +85 -45  
Contract jobs citing BPMN 170 147 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.33% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 119 124
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £379 £375
% change year-on-year +12.28% +0.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £30.75 £47.39 £47.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.11% -0.67%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £47.39 £47.71
% change year-on-year -35.11% -0.67%  

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 39103 44215 45229
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.33% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25496 29340 29026
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1070 1262
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPMN over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPMN over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 June 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 +68 152 £425 - 35
London -6 47 £450 -5.26% 14
South East +43 46 £580 +53.23% 10
Oxfordshire - 26 £580 - 2
South West - 21 £450 - 1
East of England +4 17 £388 - 3
Oxford - 14 £580 -
West Midlands +29 10 £415 -10.27% 4
Suffolk - 10 £388 - 1
Ipswich - 9 £388 - 1
Warwickshire +15 8 £415 -17.00% 1
Wiltshire - 8 £538 -
Gloucestershire - 8 £350 -
Yorkshire +27 7 £360 - 1
Cambridgeshire +5 7 £408 +1.87% 2
Surrey +3 7 £419 -20.23% 2
Swindon - 7 £538 -
Scotland +34 6 £356 -1.25% 1
Cambridge +7 6 £408 +5.16% 1
Hampshire +2 5 £325 -18.75% 1
South Wales -2 5 £375 +7.14%
Wales -3 5 £375 +7.14%
West Sussex - 5 £415 - 1
West Yorkshire +24 4 £360 - 1
Edinburgh +8 4 £344 -4.51% 1
City of London -1 4 £498 +13.06% 4
Guildford - 4 £419 - 2
Leeds - 4 £360 - 1
Gloucester - 4 £345 -
Newport +4 3 £369 +9.25%

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 140 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (37.54%) UML
3 89 (30.38%) Business Analysis
4 82 (27.99%) Finance
5 72 (24.57%) MS Visio
6 60 (20.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 56 (19.11%) Scrum
8 55 (18.77%) Use Case
9 53 (18.09%) Microsoft
9 53 (18.09%) Java
10 52 (17.75%) SQL
11 50 (17.06%) Business Process Modelling
12 47 (16.04%) BPEL
12 47 (16.04%) Jenkins
13 45 (15.36%) Spring
14 44 (15.02%) Workflow
15 43 (14.68%) TDD
16 42 (14.33%) JUnit
16 42 (14.33%) Continuous Integration
17 41 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
17 41 (13.99%) Maven
18 40 (13.65%) ISEB
19 38 (12.97%) WebSphere
19 38 (12.97%) Waterfall
20 37 (12.63%) Migration
20 37 (12.63%) Microsoft Office
21 36 (12.29%) Six Sigma
21 36 (12.29%) Mockito
21 36 (12.29%) DevOps
22 35 (11.95%) Unit Testing

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 38 (12.97%) WebSphere
2 32 (10.92%) JBoss
3 31 (10.58%) WebSphere Application Server
4 27 (9.22%) WebSphere Process Server
5 17 (5.80%) SharePoint
6 16 (5.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 13 (4.44%) Confluence
8 5 (1.71%) SAS
9 4 (1.37%) IIS
10 3 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (1.02%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.02%) LiveCycle
10 3 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.68%) Documentum
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.34%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 72 (24.57%) MS Visio
2 37 (12.63%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (6.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.02%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (2.73%) SAP ERP
2 6 (2.05%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (1.71%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (1.02%) iTrent
5 3 (1.02%) SDL Web 8
5 3 (1.02%) Staffware
6 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.68%) Pega PRPC
7 1 (0.34%) BASE24
7 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.34%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.92%) GitHub
2 12 (4.10%) IBM Blueworks
3 11 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.02%) PaaS
6 3 (1.02%) SaaS
7 2 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.68%) IaaS
8 1 (0.34%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.02%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.44%) Relational Database
2 11 (3.75%) MongoDB
2 11 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (2.73%) NoSQL
3 8 (2.73%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.71%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.71%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.37%) Big Data
6 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.02%) Blockchain
7 3 (1.02%) DB2
7 3 (1.02%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.02%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.68%) QlikView
9 1 (0.34%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (16.04%) Jenkins
2 42 (14.33%) JUnit
3 41 (13.99%) Maven
4 36 (12.29%) Mockito
5 32 (10.92%) Cucumber
6 15 (5.12%) JIRA
7 12 (4.10%) Git (software)
8 9 (3.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (3.07%) Mercurial
9 6 (2.05%) IntelliJ
9 6 (2.05%) WebStorm
10 5 (1.71%) ANTLR
10 5 (1.71%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.71%) Selenium
11 4 (1.37%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.02%) Grunt
12 3 (1.02%) gulp
12 3 (1.02%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 82 (27.99%) Finance
2 31 (10.58%) Banking
3 17 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.12%) Retail
5 11 (3.75%) Back Office
5 11 (3.75%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.41%) Legal
7 9 (3.07%) Marketing
8 7 (2.39%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.37%) Law
10 3 (1.02%) Publishing
11 2 (0.68%) German Language
11 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.34%) Advertising
12 1 (0.34%) Electronics
12 1 (0.34%) Front Office
12 1 (0.34%) Games
12 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 191 (65.19%) Analyst
2 162 (55.29%) Business Analyst
3 42 (14.33%) Developer
4 31 (10.58%) Java Developer
5 29 (9.90%) Architect
6 25 (8.53%) Process Analyst
7 17 (5.80%) SQL Developer
8 14 (4.78%) Financial Analyst
9 13 (4.44%) Business Process Analyst
9 13 (4.44%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 11 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (3.75%) Service Analyst
11 10 (3.41%) Agile Developer
11 10 (3.41%) Author
11 10 (3.41%) Business Systems Analyst
11 10 (3.41%) Cloud Developer
11 10 (3.41%) Senior Business Analyst
11 10 (3.41%) Technical Author
12 9 (3.07%) Digital Analyst
12 9 (3.07%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (15.36%) Spring
2 31 (10.58%) Java EE
3 24 (8.19%) Web Services
4 15 (5.12%) REST
5 13 (4.44%) Middleware
6 10 (3.41%) Hibernate
6 10 (3.41%) HTML
6 10 (3.41%) HTML5
6 10 (3.41%) JMS
6 10 (3.41%) JPA
6 10 (3.41%) XML
7 9 (3.07%) Drools
7 9 (3.07%) Node.js
7 9 (3.07%) SOAP
8 8 (2.73%) XML Schema
9 7 (2.39%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.39%) RESTful
10 6 (2.05%) jQuery
10 6 (2.05%) JSON
11 5 (1.71%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.41%) Frameworx
2 10 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (3.41%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.07%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.73%) User Experience
5 6 (2.05%) Fintech
6 4 (1.37%) DataPower
7 3 (1.02%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.68%) Derivative
8 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.68%) Equities
8 2 (0.68%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.68%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.68%) Robotics
8 2 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.73%) Linux
2 4 (1.37%) Unix
2 4 (1.37%) Windows
3 3 (1.02%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (37.54%) UML
3 89 (30.38%) Business Analysis
4 60 (20.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (19.11%) Scrum
6 55 (18.77%) Use Case
7 50 (17.06%) Business Process Modelling
8 47 (16.04%) BPEL
9 44 (15.02%) Workflow
10 43 (14.68%) TDD
11 42 (14.33%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (12.97%) Waterfall
13 37 (12.63%) Migration
14 36 (12.29%) DevOps
14 36 (12.29%) Six Sigma
15 35 (11.95%) Unit Testing
16 33 (11.26%) ITIL
17 31 (10.58%) Pair Programming
17 31 (10.58%) User Stories
18 27 (9.22%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 53 (18.09%) Java
2 52 (17.75%) SQL
3 13 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.07%) C
5 6 (2.05%) Groovy
5 6 (2.05%) Scala
6 5 (1.71%) Python
7 3 (1.02%) ES6
8 1 (0.34%) C#
8 1 (0.34%) C++
8 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (13.65%) ISEB
2 27 (9.22%) Security Cleared
3 26 (8.87%) Degree
4 23 (7.85%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.39%) IIBA
6 3 (1.02%) APMG
6 3 (1.02%) CBAP
6 3 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.02%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.41%) GDPR
2 7 (2.39%) COBIT
3 5 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.71%) PMO
3 5 (1.71%) QA
4 3 (1.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (1.02%) MiFID
5 2 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.68%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.34%) BS7799
6 1 (0.34%) EMIR
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.02%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 53 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.85%) Oracle
3 18 (6.14%) IBM
3 18 (6.14%) SAP
4 7 (2.39%) TIBCO
5 6 (2.05%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.37%) Adobe
6 4 (1.37%) HP
6 4 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.02%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.02%) ILOG
7 3 (1.02%) Informatica
7 3 (1.02%) Pega
7 3 (1.02%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (1.02%) Workday
8 2 (0.68%) FIS
8 2 (0.68%) Ingenico
8 2 (0.68%) Software AG
8 2 (0.68%) VeriFone
8 2 (0.68%) WorldPay
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