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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 196 199 213
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.034% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.044% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £399 £438
% change year-on-year
+22.11% -8.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.00
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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
4333 4563 5651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.42% 77.35% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3384 4203
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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
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 1 September 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Process Management
3 2 (50.00%) Kofax
3 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (50.00%) ADO
3 2 (50.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) MCSD
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) EAI
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Equities
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior SharePoint Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ADO
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (25.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Process Management
1 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) EAI
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSD
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Kofax
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle