Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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 Reengineering (BPR)
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 624 670 636
Rank change year-on-year +46 -34 -86
Contract jobs citing BPR 218 243 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 180 186
UK median daily rate £430 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.69% -6.94% -
10th Percentile £314 £306 £280
90th Percentile £531 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 6
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £47.39 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.99% +15.59% +9.33%
10th Percentile £11.17 £33.80 £22.13
90th Percentile £47.39 £47.39 £78.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £47.39 £41.00
% change year-on-year -46.99% +15.59% +9.33%

BPR 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 80161 91745 91678
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.24% 83.47% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 52582 60518 58035
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £277 £263 £258
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2050 2197 2596
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.50 £11.17
90th Percentile £52.00 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% +2.27%

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 25 July 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPR over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for BPR in the UK

BPR
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 BPR within the UK over the 6 months to 25 July 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 +54 215 £435 +3.88% 10
UK excluding London +53 157 £425 +6.25% 9
South East +68 96 £435 +8.75% 5
London -2 59 £474 -0.21% 1
North of England +56 24 £419 +13.18% 1
Midlands +6 17 £415 +2.15% 1
North West +39 16 £413 +42.86%
West Midlands +14 12 £425 +3.03% 1
South West +9 9 £500 -11.11%
East of England -18 9 £425 +6.25% 2
East Midlands -7 5 £325 -14.75%
North East +52 4 £195 -58.40%
Yorkshire +10 4 £431 -5.22% 1
Wales - 2 £500 -
Scotland +34 1 £360 -12.73%

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 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 85 (38.99%) MS Visio
1 85 (38.99%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (35.78%) Finance
3 73 (33.49%) Business Analysis
4 65 (29.82%) Workflow
5 61 (27.98%) Business Process Analysis
6 54 (24.77%) SQL
7 51 (23.39%) Oracle
8 50 (22.94%) Relational Database
9 49 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (18.81%) Project Management
11 38 (17.43%) ITIL
12 33 (15.14%) Degree
13 29 (13.30%) PRINCE2
13 29 (13.30%) Unix
14 27 (12.39%) Change Management
14 27 (12.39%) User Acceptance Testing
15 25 (11.47%) Business Process Modelling
16 24 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (10.55%) BPMN
17 23 (10.55%) Process Improvement
18 22 (10.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 22 (10.09%) UML
18 22 (10.09%) Microsoft
19 21 (9.63%) Microsoft Excel
19 21 (9.63%) Six Sigma
20 20 (9.17%) Security Cleared
20 20 (9.17%) Banking
21 19 (8.72%) Telecoms
21 19 (8.72%) ITSM

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 16 (7.34%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (4.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.83%) IIS
4 3 (1.38%) Alfresco
4 3 (1.38%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.92%) Documentum
6 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.46%) CMS
6 1 (0.46%) Confluence
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 85 (38.99%) MS Visio
2 22 (10.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 21 (9.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (7.80%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (5.96%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (2.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Hyperion Planning
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.46%) Actimize
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.46%) Endur
3 1 (0.46%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.46%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.46%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.46%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.46%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.29%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (1.38%) SaaS
3 2 (0.92%) G Suite
3 2 (0.92%) IaaS
3 2 (0.92%) Office 365
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.46%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.83%) Intranet
2 3 (1.38%) ATM
2 3 (1.38%) Internet
2 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.92%) MVNO
3 2 (0.92%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.46%) LDAP
4 1 (0.46%) SSL
4 1 (0.46%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (22.94%) Relational Database
2 8 (3.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.38%) Big Data
4 3 (1.38%) Essbase
4 3 (1.38%) GIS
4 3 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.92%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.92%) OLAP
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (0.92%) Power BI
6 1 (0.46%) MS Access
6 1 (0.46%) MySQL
6 1 (0.46%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (2.29%) Axure RP
1 5 (2.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (1.83%) JIRA
3 3 (1.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.38%) ReSharper
3 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.92%) Rational Software Modeler
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
General
1 78 (35.78%) Finance
2 20 (9.17%) Banking
3 19 (8.72%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.50%) Front Office
5 11 (5.05%) Marketing
6 8 (3.67%) Retail
7 6 (2.75%) Back Office
7 6 (2.75%) Legal
7 6 (2.75%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.83%) Advertising
8 4 (1.83%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.38%) Automotive
9 3 (1.38%) Local Government
10 2 (0.92%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.92%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 156 (71.56%) Analyst
2 90 (41.28%) Business Analyst
3 47 (21.56%) Workflow Analyst
4 38 (17.43%) Systems Analyst
5 21 (9.63%) Pensions Analyst
6 20 (9.17%) Project Manager
7 14 (6.42%) Process Analyst
8 13 (5.96%) Financial Analyst
9 12 (5.50%) Business Process Analyst
9 12 (5.50%) Consultant
10 9 (4.13%) Architect
10 9 (4.13%) IT Analyst
11 8 (3.67%) Finance Systems Analyst
11 8 (3.67%) Service Analyst
11 8 (3.67%) Telecoms Analyst
11 8 (3.67%) Telecoms Business Analyst
12 7 (3.21%) Banking Analyst
12 7 (3.21%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
12 7 (3.21%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (2.75%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.75%) .NET
1 6 (2.75%) CSS
1 6 (2.75%) SOAP
1 6 (2.75%) XML
2 5 (2.29%) Web Services
2 5 (2.29%) XML Schema
3 4 (1.83%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.83%) HTML
3 4 (1.83%) Middleware
4 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (1.38%) Aurelia
4 3 (1.38%) CSS3
4 3 (1.38%) HTML5
4 3 (1.38%) jQuery
4 3 (1.38%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (1.38%) REST
4 3 (1.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (0.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 85 (38.99%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.05%) Frameworx
3 8 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.21%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.21%) Social Media
5 6 (2.75%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.75%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.29%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.29%) User Experience
7 4 (1.83%) CMDB
8 3 (1.38%) Wiki
9 2 (0.92%) APACS
9 2 (0.92%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.92%) PMI
9 2 (0.92%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.92%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.46%) AS400
10 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.30%) Unix
2 2 (0.92%) Windows
3 1 (0.46%) HPUX
3 1 (0.46%) Linux
3 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (33.49%) Business Analysis
2 65 (29.82%) Workflow
3 61 (27.98%) Business Process Analysis
4 49 (22.48%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (18.81%) Project Management
6 38 (17.43%) ITIL
7 29 (13.30%) PRINCE2
8 27 (12.39%) Change Management
8 27 (12.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 25 (11.47%) Business Process Modelling
10 24 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (10.55%) BPMN
11 23 (10.55%) Process Improvement
12 22 (10.09%) UML
13 21 (9.63%) Six Sigma
14 19 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (8.72%) ITSM
15 16 (7.34%) CRM
15 16 (7.34%) ERP
16 15 (6.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (24.77%) SQL
2 5 (2.29%) C#
3 2 (0.92%) Java
4 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.46%) Perl
4 1 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 33 (15.14%) Degree
2 20 (9.17%) Security Cleared
3 16 (7.34%) SC Cleared
4 15 (6.88%) ISEB
5 7 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (2.75%) Chartered Engineer
7 5 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.83%) ACCA
8 4 (1.83%) CIMA
8 4 (1.83%) PMP
9 3 (1.38%) CCAB
9 3 (1.38%) HNC
9 3 (1.38%) IIBA
9 3 (1.38%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.92%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.46%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.42%) PMO
2 7 (3.21%) EFQM
3 6 (2.75%) QA
4 3 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.38%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.92%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.92%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.92%) SEPA
5 2 (0.92%) SLA
6 1 (0.46%) COBIT
6 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.46%) EMIR
6 1 (0.46%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.46%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (23.39%) Oracle
2 22 (10.09%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.42%) SAP
4 8 (3.67%) Bloomberg
4 8 (3.67%) Sophis
5 7 (3.21%) IBM
6 5 (2.29%) Adobe
6 5 (2.29%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.83%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.38%) ClickSoftware Technologies
8 3 (1.38%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.92%) Google
9 2 (0.92%) Motorola
9 2 (0.92%) Pegasus
9 2 (0.92%) Tableau
10 1 (0.46%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.46%) Northgate
10 1 (0.46%) Remedy
10 1 (0.46%) Sage
10 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com