Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 543 595 554
Rank change year-on-year +52 -41 -12
Contract jobs citing BPMN 356 297 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.34% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 228 268
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £314 £313 £288
90th Percentile £588 £580 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
UK median hourly rate £51.00 £47.00 £47.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.51% -1.49% -13.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £47.00 £47.71
% change year-on-year +8.51% -1.49% -13.25%

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 87132 87864 92880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.90% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 58048 58076 60168
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2060 2332 2734
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.31 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

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 21 November 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

BPMN
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPMN over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 November 2017. 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 +62 308 £450 - 27
UK excluding London +44 222 £413 +3.13% 22
London +7 127 £475 +5.56% 10
South East +3 76 £425 -19.05% 6
Scotland +7 39 £358 +2.29% 5
East of England +16 34 £450 +12.50% 1
North of England +51 30 £350 -12.50% 8
Midlands +12 25 £425 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire +29 22 £350 -12.50% 6
West Midlands +20 15 £425 -2.86% 1
South West 0 13 £480 +9.71%
East Midlands -7 9 £450 +12.50% 1
North West +15 7 £471 +39.63% 2
Wales +4 5 £375 -
North East +65 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (35.11%) Business Analysis
3 118 (33.15%) UML
4 94 (26.40%) Finance
5 88 (24.72%) MS Visio
6 77 (21.63%) Business Process Modelling
7 75 (21.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 71 (19.94%) Java
9 61 (17.13%) Six Sigma
10 55 (15.45%) Use Case
11 49 (13.76%) Waterfall
11 49 (13.76%) Workflow
12 44 (12.36%) ISEB
13 43 (12.08%) Scrum
14 42 (11.80%) SOA
14 42 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
15 39 (10.96%) Microsoft
16 38 (10.67%) Banking
16 38 (10.67%) User Stories
17 37 (10.39%) Lean Six Sigma
17 37 (10.39%) CRM
18 36 (10.11%) ITIL
19 35 (9.83%) Web Services
20 33 (9.27%) Spring
21 32 (8.99%) Oracle
22 31 (8.71%) IBM
23 29 (8.15%) SDLC
24 27 (7.58%) Security Cleared
24 27 (7.58%) SQL
24 27 (7.58%) Maven

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 (4.78%) JBoss
2 16 (4.49%) Confluence
3 12 (3.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (3.37%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.97%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.56%) Apache
7 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.56%) AquaLogic
7 2 (0.56%) Documentum
7 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.56%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.28%) Liferay
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 88 (24.72%) MS Visio
2 19 (5.34%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (1.12%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (0.56%) CA PPM
4 2 (0.56%) iTrent
4 2 (0.56%) OpenText MBPM
4 2 (0.56%) OpenText Process Suite
4 2 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.56%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.28%) AquaLogic BPM
5 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.18%) IBM Blueworks
2 6 (1.69%) SaaS
3 4 (1.12%) GitHub
3 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.12%) PaaS
4 3 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.84%) IaaS
5 2 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.56%) Office 365
6 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.09%) HTTP
2 4 (1.12%) SMS
2 4 (1.12%) VLAN
3 2 (0.56%) MVNO
4 1 (0.28%) Intranet
4 1 (0.28%) LAN
4 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.78%) Relational Database
2 10 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (1.40%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.84%) DB2
5 2 (0.56%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.56%) PowerCenter
5 2 (0.56%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.28%) Big Data
6 1 (0.28%) MySQL
6 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (7.58%) Maven
2 26 (7.30%) JIRA
3 17 (4.78%) Eclipse
3 17 (4.78%) JUnit
4 15 (4.21%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.21%) Subversion
5 8 (2.25%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.69%) Rational Rose
7 4 (1.12%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.12%) Mockito
8 3 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.56%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.56%) JMeter
9 2 (0.56%) Lombardi
9 2 (0.56%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.56%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.56%) WebStorm
10 1 (0.28%) JIRA Agile
General
1 94 (26.40%) Finance
2 38 (10.67%) Banking
3 25 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 16 (4.49%) Retail
5 15 (4.21%) Back Office
6 12 (3.37%) Billing
7 11 (3.09%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.09%) Retail Banking
8 8 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.69%) Front Office
10 5 (1.40%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.40%) Marketing
11 4 (1.12%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.56%) German Language
13 1 (0.28%) Electronics
13 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 244 (68.54%) Analyst
2 210 (58.99%) Business Analyst
3 49 (13.76%) Developer
4 37 (10.39%) Java Developer
5 36 (10.11%) Architect
6 33 (9.27%) Process Analyst
7 18 (5.06%) Senior Analyst
7 18 (5.06%) Senior Business Analyst
8 14 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (3.65%) GDPR Business Analyst
10 12 (3.37%) Business Process Analyst
11 10 (2.81%) Digital Analyst
11 10 (2.81%) Digital Business Analyst
12 9 (2.53%) Data Business Analyst
13 8 (2.25%) Consultant
13 8 (2.25%) CRM Analyst
13 8 (2.25%) Designer
13 8 (2.25%) Service Analyst
13 8 (2.25%) Technical Analyst
13 8 (2.25%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.83%) Web Services
2 33 (9.27%) Spring
3 26 (7.30%) XML
4 23 (6.46%) Hibernate
5 20 (5.62%) Drools
6 17 (4.78%) REST
7 16 (4.49%) Java EE
8 15 (4.21%) XSLT
9 13 (3.65%) jBPM
9 13 (3.65%) JMS
10 12 (3.37%) JPA
11 9 (2.53%) .NET
11 9 (2.53%) JSF
12 8 (2.25%) Apache CXF
13 7 (1.97%) Apache OpenJPA
13 7 (1.97%) Middleware
13 7 (1.97%) RichFaces
13 7 (1.97%) SOAP
14 6 (1.69%) J2EE
15 5 (1.40%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.49%) User Experience
3 10 (2.81%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.25%) Frameworx
5 7 (1.97%) Equities
6 6 (1.69%) Derivative
6 6 (1.69%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.69%) Reference Data
6 6 (1.69%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.12%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (1.12%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 4 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.12%) Swaptions
8 3 (0.84%) iSeries
8 3 (0.84%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.84%) Robotics
8 3 (0.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.62%) Linux
2 16 (4.49%) Unix
3 13 (3.65%) Mac OS X
4 3 (0.84%) Android
4 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.84%) Windows
5 1 (0.28%) CentOS
5 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (39.33%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (35.11%) Business Analysis
3 118 (33.15%) UML
4 77 (21.63%) Business Process Modelling
5 75 (21.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (17.13%) Six Sigma
7 55 (15.45%) Use Case
8 49 (13.76%) Waterfall
8 49 (13.76%) Workflow
9 43 (12.08%) Scrum
10 42 (11.80%) SOA
11 38 (10.67%) User Stories
12 37 (10.39%) CRM
12 37 (10.39%) Lean Six Sigma
13 36 (10.11%) ITIL
14 29 (8.15%) SDLC
15 25 (7.02%) Data Modelling
15 25 (7.02%) TDD
16 24 (6.74%) Migration
16 24 (6.74%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 71 (19.94%) Java
2 27 (7.58%) SQL
3 15 (4.21%) C
4 8 (2.25%) Python
5 6 (1.69%) C#
5 6 (1.69%) C++
5 6 (1.69%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.12%) Apex Code
7 3 (0.84%) Perl
7 3 (0.84%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.84%) RPG
8 2 (0.56%) Groovy
8 2 (0.56%) Scala
8 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.28%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (12.36%) ISEB
2 27 (7.58%) Security Cleared
3 26 (7.30%) Degree
4 19 (5.34%) SC Cleared
5 17 (4.78%) IIBA
6 13 (3.65%) CBAP
7 7 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.97%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.28%) CISA
11 1 (0.28%) CISM
11 1 (0.28%) CISSP
11 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.28%) PMP
11 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.21%) GDPR
2 13 (3.65%) QA
3 7 (1.97%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.69%) COBIT
4 6 (1.69%) EMIR
4 6 (1.69%) MiFID
5 3 (0.84%) PMO
6 2 (0.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.56%) CDISC
6 2 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.56%) GxP
6 2 (0.56%) HL7
6 2 (0.56%) SLA
7 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.28%) GMP
7 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (10.96%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.99%) Oracle
3 31 (8.71%) IBM
4 12 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (2.53%) Informatica
6 8 (2.25%) Casewise
6 8 (2.25%) Pega
7 7 (1.97%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (1.69%) SAP
8 6 (1.69%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.40%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.40%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.12%) Adobe
10 4 (1.12%) ATG
10 4 (1.12%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.12%) Retek
11 3 (0.84%) Blue Prism
11 3 (0.84%) HP
11 3 (0.84%) Minitab