The table below looks at the statistics for Business Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 204 216 208
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 3 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.050% 0.083% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.11% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £468 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £423 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4598 5565 5312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.84% 76.54% 75.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3552 4106 3940
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 74 90
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £16.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Business Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Process Improvement across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement across the City of London region.

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Business Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Process Improvement across the City of London region.

Business Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Business Process Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Process Improvement.

1 3 (42.86%) UML
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) SAS
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) BPMN
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Business Process Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Process Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) UML
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) BPMN
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle