Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Business Process Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Process Analysis over the 6 months to 21 July 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 Analysis
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 735 619 696
Rank change year-on-year -116 +77 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Process Analysis 156 241 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.30% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 152 145
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £326 £310
90th Percentile £688 £575 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £36.00 - £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £38.50

Business Process Analysis 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 89,309 81,490 92,799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.73% 84.93% 84.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,913 53,342 61,105
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +5.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,461 2,132 2,284
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +11.63%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.49 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.00% - +16.01%

Business Process Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Business Process Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Business Process Analysis in the UK

Business Process Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Process Analysis in the UK

Business Process Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Process Analysis over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Process Analysis in the UK

Business Process Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Process Analysis in the UK

Business Process Analysis
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 Business Process Analysis within the UK over the 6 months to 21 July 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 -110 146 £488 +7.14% 14
UK excluding London -62 102 £475 +9.20% 7
London -84 52 £500 - 6
South East -56 49 £488 +11.43% 1
North of England -16 20 £500 +20.48% 4
North West -9 13 £500 +17.65% 4
Scotland -35 10 £350 -13.85%
South West +3 8 £390 -4.88%
East of England +2 8 £285 -13.64% 1
Yorkshire -15 7 £675 +66.67%
Midlands -16 7 £375 -18.92% 1
West Midlands -28 4 £325 -23.53% 1
North East -4 3 £675 -
East Midlands -2 2 £375 -25.00%

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Process Analysis 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 Business Process Analysis.

1 57 (36.54%) Business Analysis
2 49 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (23.72%) BPR
5 34 (21.79%) MS Visio
6 33 (21.15%) Workflow
7 30 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (17.95%) SQL
9 27 (17.31%) Microsoft
10 26 (16.67%) Oracle
11 21 (13.46%) Unix
12 20 (12.82%) ERP
12 20 (12.82%) GAP Analysis
12 20 (12.82%) Dynamics AX
13 19 (12.18%) Finance
14 18 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
14 18 (11.54%) Relational Database
15 17 (10.90%) Waterfall
15 17 (10.90%) Scrum
16 16 (10.26%) Project Management
16 16 (10.26%) User Stories
17 15 (9.62%) ITIL
17 15 (9.62%) Systems Analysis
18 13 (8.33%) Migration
18 13 (8.33%) Degree
18 13 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
19 12 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
19 12 (7.69%) BPMN
19 12 (7.69%) Retail
19 12 (7.69%) Data Analysis

Business Process Analysis
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 6 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.92%) Confluence
4 1 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (21.79%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 20 (12.82%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.92%) iTrent
4 2 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.28%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.28%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.64%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.64%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.64%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.64%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.64%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
2 10 (6.41%) IBM Blueworks
3 7 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.85%) PaaS
4 6 (3.85%) SaaS
5 5 (3.21%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (3.21%) IaaS
6 4 (2.56%) GitHub
7 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.21%) Internet
2 2 (1.28%) SMS
3 1 (0.64%) FTP
3 1 (0.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.21%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (3.21%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.56%) Amazon Aurora
3 4 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (2.56%) DB2
4 3 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.64%) Big Data
5 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (0.64%) Rational Rose
General
1 19 (12.18%) Finance
2 18 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (7.69%) Retail
4 9 (5.77%) Legal
4 9 (5.77%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.92%) Automotive
6 2 (1.28%) Law
6 2 (1.28%) Marketing
7 1 (0.64%) Advertising
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Local Government
7 1 (0.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 106 (67.95%) Analyst
2 77 (49.36%) Business Analyst
3 25 (16.03%) Process Analyst
4 23 (14.74%) Pensions Analyst
5 21 (13.46%) Architect
5 21 (13.46%) Systems Analyst
6 14 (8.97%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (8.33%) Business Process Analyst
7 13 (8.33%) Pensions Business Analyst
8 9 (5.77%) Consultant
9 7 (4.49%) Project Analyst
10 6 (3.85%) Business Systems Analyst
10 6 (3.85%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.85%) Functional Consultant
10 6 (3.85%) Workflow Analyst
11 5 (3.21%) Agile Business Analyst
11 5 (3.21%) Digital Analyst
11 5 (3.21%) Digital Business Analyst
11 5 (3.21%) Security Analyst
12 4 (2.56%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.85%) XML
2 4 (2.56%) Middleware
3 1 (0.64%) .NET
3 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.64%) EDI
3 1 (0.64%) JSON
3 1 (0.64%) SOAP
3 1 (0.64%) WCF
3 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.41%) Analytical Mindset
2 10 (6.41%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.49%) Taxonomies
4 6 (3.85%) NHS
5 5 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.92%) CMDB
6 3 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.92%) FMCG
6 3 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.92%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.28%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.64%) Derivative
8 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.64%) Fintech
8 1 (0.64%) PKI
8 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.46%) Unix
2 4 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (36.54%) Business Analysis
2 49 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (23.72%) BPR
4 33 (21.15%) Workflow
5 30 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (12.82%) ERP
6 20 (12.82%) GAP Analysis
7 17 (10.90%) Scrum
7 17 (10.90%) Waterfall
8 16 (10.26%) Project Management
8 16 (10.26%) User Stories
9 15 (9.62%) ITIL
9 15 (9.62%) Systems Analysis
10 13 (8.33%) Migration
11 12 (7.69%) BPMN
11 12 (7.69%) Data Analysis
11 12 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (7.05%) PRINCE2
13 10 (6.41%) Business Process Modelling
13 10 (6.41%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.95%) SQL
2 6 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.56%) Java
3 4 (2.56%) Perl
3 4 (2.56%) PL/SQL
3 4 (2.56%) Python
4 2 (1.28%) C#
5 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (8.33%) Degree
2 7 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.85%) ISEB
3 6 (3.85%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.21%) PMP
4 5 (3.21%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.56%) CRISC
6 3 (1.92%) CISMP
6 3 (1.92%) SANS
7 2 (1.28%) CBAP
7 2 (1.28%) HND
7 2 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.28%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.28%) MBA
7 2 (1.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.64%) CISSP
8 1 (0.64%) IISP
8 1 (0.64%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) PMO
2 4 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.56%) QA
3 3 (1.92%) ISO 13485
3 3 (1.92%) SLA
4 2 (1.28%) GDPR
5 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.64%) HL7
5 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 27 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.67%) Oracle
3 8 (5.13%) IBM
4 4 (2.56%) Citrix
4 4 (2.56%) Hyperion
4 4 (2.56%) Talend
5 3 (1.92%) Capita
5 3 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.92%) SAP
6 2 (1.28%) Cognos
6 2 (1.28%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.64%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.64%) Casewise
7 1 (0.64%) Google
7 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow