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 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 203 217 208
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 2 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.068% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.090% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£500 £455 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% -5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £455 £469
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £475 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
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
4453 5577 5872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.30% 75.96% 75.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3299 4161 4372
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 70 87
Average hourly rate £22.44 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.27% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.80 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £57.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 (50.00%) UML
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Front Office
2 2 (33.33%) Back Office
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Private Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) BPMN
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Front Office
2 2 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Banking Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) UML
1 3 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley