Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 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 Analysis
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 676 668 680
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12 +17
Contract jobs citing Business Process Analysis 206 213 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 146 148
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £360 £313 £273
90th Percentile £548 £568 £672
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 86728 86139 92906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.53% 83.93% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 57972 56895 60344
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +1.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1990 2322 2759
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £23.43
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.45% +17.13%

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 16 December 2017.

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 15 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 16 December 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 +11 190 £450 - 11
UK excluding London +11 128 £450 +5.88% 11
South East +30 82 £450 +2.86% 3
London -48 68 £475 -5.00% 2
Scotland -6 13 £350 +6.87% 2
North of England +21 11 £484 +12.24% 2
Midlands +13 10 £440 +3.53% 3
East Midlands +1 6 £445 +27.14% 1
South West -3 6 £375 -25.00% 1
North East +72 5 £450 -40.98% 1
East of England -9 5 £525 +35.48%
West Midlands +15 4 £433 +1.76% 2
Yorkshire +2 4 £484 +7.50% 1
North West -10 3 £500 +17.65%
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Process Analysis 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 Business Process Analysis.

1 89 (43.20%) Business Analysis
2 73 (35.44%) MS Visio
3 60 (29.13%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (23.79%) SQL
5 48 (23.30%) BPR
6 47 (22.82%) Finance
7 45 (21.84%) Workflow
8 41 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (19.42%) ERP
10 39 (18.93%) Oracle
11 36 (17.48%) Microsoft
12 31 (15.05%) Unix
12 31 (15.05%) Relational Database
12 31 (15.05%) User Acceptance Testing
13 27 (13.11%) Project Management
14 24 (11.65%) Use Case
15 23 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
15 23 (11.17%) SAP
16 22 (10.68%) Degree
17 19 (9.22%) Banking
18 18 (8.74%) Scrum
18 18 (8.74%) Security Cleared
19 17 (8.25%) Data Modelling
20 16 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
20 16 (7.77%) Microsoft Office
20 16 (7.77%) UML
20 16 (7.77%) GDPR
21 15 (7.28%) GAP Analysis
21 15 (7.28%) Logistics
22 14 (6.80%) 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 10 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (2.91%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.97%) Documentum
4 1 (0.49%) CMS
4 1 (0.49%) Confluence
4 1 (0.49%) Liferay
Applications
1 73 (35.44%) MS Visio
2 16 (7.77%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.49%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.88%) SAP HR
2 7 (3.40%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.40%) SAP Payroll
3 6 (2.91%) SAP HCM
4 5 (2.43%) Temenos T24
5 4 (1.94%) SAP CO
5 4 (1.94%) SAP ERP
5 4 (1.94%) SAP FI
5 4 (1.94%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (1.94%) SAP MM
5 4 (1.94%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.97%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.97%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.97%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.49%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.49%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.49%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (4.37%) Office 365
2 6 (2.91%) Yammer
3 2 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.46%) Kerberos
1 3 (1.46%) LDAP
2 1 (0.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.05%) Relational Database
2 9 (4.37%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.43%) Big Data
4 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.49%) MySQL
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.49%) Power BI
5 1 (0.49%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.91%) Rational Rose
2 2 (0.97%) ProC
3 1 (0.49%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.49%) ERwin
3 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.49%) JIRA
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 47 (22.82%) Finance
2 19 (9.22%) Banking
3 13 (6.31%) Legal
3 13 (6.31%) Retail
4 8 (3.88%) Back Office
5 7 (3.40%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (3.40%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.94%) Marketing
7 3 (1.46%) Advertising
7 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.97%) Automotive
8 2 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.97%) French Language
8 2 (0.97%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 148 (71.84%) Analyst
2 99 (48.06%) Business Analyst
3 34 (16.50%) Process Analyst
4 30 (14.56%) Business Process Analyst
5 29 (14.08%) Pensions Analyst
6 26 (12.62%) Workflow Analyst
7 22 (10.68%) Consultant
8 15 (7.28%) Systems Analyst
9 13 (6.31%) Architect
9 13 (6.31%) Business Systems Analyst
10 10 (4.85%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.88%) Integration Analyst
12 7 (3.40%) Business Integration Analyst
12 7 (3.40%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.40%) Senior Business Analyst
13 6 (2.91%) Banking Analyst
13 6 (2.91%) Banking Business Analyst
13 6 (2.91%) ERP Consultant
13 6 (2.91%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 6 (2.91%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.46%) REST
1 3 (1.46%) SailPoint
2 2 (0.97%) AngularJS
2 2 (0.97%) Middleware
2 2 (0.97%) SOAP
2 2 (0.97%) WF
2 2 (0.97%) XML
3 1 (0.49%) .NET
3 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.49%) CSS
3 1 (0.49%) CSS3
3 1 (0.49%) HTML
3 1 (0.49%) Java EE
3 1 (0.49%) JSON
3 1 (0.49%) Node.js
3 1 (0.49%) React
3 1 (0.49%) Spring
3 1 (0.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 60 (29.13%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.85%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.40%) Virtual Team
4 6 (2.91%) User Experience
5 4 (1.94%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.46%) FMCG
6 3 (1.46%) Minimum Viable Product
6 3 (1.46%) NHS
7 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.97%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.97%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.97%) Wiki
8 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.49%) Fintech
8 1 (0.49%) Life Science
8 1 (0.49%) PMI
8 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.49%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.05%) Unix
2 12 (5.83%) Windows
3 1 (0.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (43.20%) Business Analysis
2 48 (23.30%) BPR
3 45 (21.84%) Workflow
4 41 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (19.42%) ERP
6 31 (15.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 27 (13.11%) Project Management
8 24 (11.65%) Use Case
9 23 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (8.74%) Scrum
11 17 (8.25%) Data Modelling
12 16 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (7.77%) UML
13 15 (7.28%) GAP Analysis
13 15 (7.28%) Logistics
14 14 (6.80%) Data Analysis
14 14 (6.80%) Waterfall
15 13 (6.31%) BPMN
15 13 (6.31%) Business Process Mapping
15 13 (6.31%) Business Process Modelling
Programming Languages
1 49 (23.79%) SQL
2 5 (2.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.94%) C#
3 4 (1.94%) Java
3 4 (1.94%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.46%) VBScript
5 1 (0.49%) ABAP
5 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (10.68%) Degree
2 18 (8.74%) Security Cleared
3 14 (6.80%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 6 (2.91%) ISEB
6 3 (1.46%) CBAP
6 3 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.97%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.97%) MBA
8 1 (0.49%) IIBA
8 1 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.49%) PMP
8 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.77%) GDPR
2 8 (3.88%) QA
3 7 (3.40%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.46%) PMO
5 2 (0.97%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.97%) EMIR
5 2 (0.97%) MiFID
6 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.49%) PSD2
6 1 (0.49%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.49%) MOM
Vendors
1 39 (18.93%) Oracle
2 36 (17.48%) Microsoft
3 23 (11.17%) SAP
4 7 (3.40%) Casewise
5 4 (1.94%) Temenos
6 3 (1.46%) CyberArk
6 3 (1.46%) Lieberman
6 3 (1.46%) Tableau
6 3 (1.46%) Thycotic
7 2 (0.97%) Misys
7 2 (0.97%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.97%) webMethods
8 1 (0.49%) Fujitsu
8 1 (0.49%) Informatica
8 1 (0.49%) Nintex
8 1 (0.49%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.49%) Orchard
8 1 (0.49%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.49%) Sage
8 1 (0.49%) Talend