Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for BPR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BPR over the 6 months to 17 January 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 Reengineering (BPR)
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 745 711 635
Rank change year-on-year -34 -76 -34
Contract jobs citing BPR 151 154 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 111 154
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £260
90th Percentile £675 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
UK median hourly rate £24.56 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.54% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.56 £26.00 -
% change year-on-year -5.54% - -

BPR 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 84,751 81,607 87,705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.83% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,773 54,043 56,866
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,963 2,262 2,675
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.42 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.77% +4.58% +16.75%
10th Percentile £11.42 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.08% -4.00% +25.00%

BPR
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BPR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BPR in the UK

BPR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BPR.

Contractor daily rate trend for BPR in the UK

BPR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPR over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPR in the UK

BPR
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPR.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BPR in the UK

BPR
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 BPR within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 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 -11 141 £425 -5.56% 29
UK excluding London +36 105 £425 +3.03% 25
South East +39 71 £425 +6.25% 7
London -32 44 £450 -10.00% 5
North of England +41 11 £450 +33.33% 9
Scotland -7 9 £325 +4.00%
North West +14 7 £450 +33.33% 7
East of England -28 5 £500 +31.58% 1
Midlands -35 5 £265 -40.18% 5
South West +5 4 £375 +5.26% 2
Yorkshire +19 3 £475 -
West Midlands -29 3 £190 -55.89% 2
East Midlands -4 2 £320 -30.81% 3

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BPR 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 BPR.

1 74 (49.01%) Business Analysis
2 51 (33.77%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (32.45%) MS Visio
4 45 (29.80%) Business Process Analysis
5 40 (26.49%) Workflow
6 33 (21.85%) SQL
6 33 (21.85%) Relational Database
7 30 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (19.21%) Oracle
9 28 (18.54%) Unix
10 25 (16.56%) Finance
11 22 (14.57%) ITIL
11 22 (14.57%) Process Improvement
12 21 (13.91%) Project Management
13 20 (13.25%) Six Sigma
13 20 (13.25%) Degree
14 19 (12.58%) ERP
14 19 (12.58%) Business Process Modelling
15 18 (11.92%) Lean Six Sigma
16 16 (10.60%) CRM
16 16 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
17 15 (9.93%) Telecoms
17 15 (9.93%) Process Management
17 15 (9.93%) UML
17 15 (9.93%) BPMN
18 14 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (9.27%) Change Management
19 12 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
20 11 (7.28%) Asset Management
20 11 (7.28%) ISEB

BPR
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 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.66%) IIS
2 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 49 (32.45%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.32%) SAP Retail
2 2 (1.32%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.32%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.66%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.66%) Primavera
3 1 (0.66%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.66%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.64%) SaaS
2 3 (1.99%) PaaS
3 2 (1.32%) IaaS
3 2 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.66%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.99%) LDAP
2 1 (0.66%) ATM
2 1 (0.66%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) Intranet
2 1 (0.66%) SMS
2 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.85%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.32%) Big Data
2 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.32%) Power BI
3 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.66%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.66%) GIS
3 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.66%) ReSharper
1 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (16.56%) Finance
2 15 (9.93%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.96%) Front Office
4 8 (5.30%) Back Office
5 7 (4.64%) Marketing
5 7 (4.64%) Retail
6 6 (3.97%) Banking
7 5 (3.31%) Legal
8 3 (1.99%) Local Government
9 2 (1.32%) Automotive
9 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.66%) Advertising
10 1 (0.66%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.66%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.66%) Electronics
10 1 (0.66%) French Language
10 1 (0.66%) German Language
10 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (70.86%) Analyst
2 62 (41.06%) Business Analyst
3 46 (30.46%) Process Analyst
4 43 (28.48%) Business Process Analyst
5 28 (18.54%) Pensions Analyst
5 28 (18.54%) Workflow Analyst
6 15 (9.93%) Architect
7 8 (5.30%) Consultant
8 7 (4.64%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.97%) OSS Business Analyst
9 6 (3.97%) Telecoms Analyst
10 5 (3.31%) Business Architect
10 5 (3.31%) Charles River Business Analyst
10 5 (3.31%) Data Architect
10 5 (3.31%) Data Business Analyst
10 5 (3.31%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (3.31%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (3.31%) Telecoms Business Analyst
11 4 (2.65%) Programme Manager
11 4 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.64%) Middleware
1 7 (4.64%) SOAP
2 5 (3.31%) WSDL
2 5 (3.31%) XML
3 2 (1.32%) .NET
3 2 (1.32%) Web Services
4 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.66%) Aurelia
4 1 (0.66%) CSS
4 1 (0.66%) CSS3
4 1 (0.66%) HTML
4 1 (0.66%) HTML5
4 1 (0.66%) jQuery
4 1 (0.66%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (0.66%) REST
4 1 (0.66%) RESTful
4 1 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 51 (33.77%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.30%) Frameworx
3 5 (3.31%) Derivative
3 5 (3.31%) OTC Derivatives
4 4 (2.65%) CMDB
4 4 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.65%) User Experience
5 3 (1.99%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.99%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.66%) Fintech
7 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.66%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.66%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (49.01%) Business Analysis
2 45 (29.80%) Business Process Analysis
3 40 (26.49%) Workflow
4 30 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (14.57%) ITIL
5 22 (14.57%) Process Improvement
6 21 (13.91%) Project Management
7 20 (13.25%) Six Sigma
8 19 (12.58%) Business Process Modelling
8 19 (12.58%) ERP
9 18 (11.92%) Lean Six Sigma
10 16 (10.60%) CRM
10 16 (10.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (9.93%) BPMN
11 15 (9.93%) Process Management
11 15 (9.93%) UML
12 14 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (9.27%) Change Management
13 12 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (7.28%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.85%) SQL
2 4 (2.65%) Java
3 1 (0.66%) C#
3 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (13.25%) Degree
2 11 (7.28%) ISEB
3 5 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.32%) HNC
4 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) ACCA
5 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.66%) CIMA
5 1 (0.66%) IIBA
5 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.30%) GDPR
2 6 (3.97%) COSO
3 3 (1.99%) PMO
4 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.66%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.66%) MiFID
4 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.66%) Docker
Vendors
1 29 (19.21%) Oracle
2 8 (5.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.30%) SAP
3 5 (3.31%) Charles River
4 3 (1.99%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.32%) IBM
5 2 (1.32%) Pega
5 2 (1.32%) Vermilion
6 1 (0.66%) Google
6 1 (0.66%) HP
6 1 (0.66%) IFS
6 1 (0.66%) Informatica
6 1 (0.66%) Northgate
6 1 (0.66%) Sage
6 1 (0.66%) Tableau
6 1 (0.66%) Thunderhead