The table below looks at the statistics for Business Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 503 513 462
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -51
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 69 50 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 34 39
Average daily rate
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£475 £424 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.09% +0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £590 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £482 £423 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.96% +5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £54.30
Business Process Improvement
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37161 35673 30835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.42% 75.44% 73.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23489 22217 18883
Average daily rate £425 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1070 1065 1029
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.88 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.90% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Business Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Business Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in England

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in England

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in England

Business Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Business Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in England

Business Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 33 £450 -23.72% 6
East of England +20 15 £525 - 6
East Midlands -6 8 £427 +0.94% 5
South West -2 5 £475 +15.50% 1
South East -42 5 £378 -16.11%
West Midlands -6 2 £425 +41.75% 2
Yorkshire -16 1 - - 5
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Business Process Improvement
UK

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 61 (50.41%) Business Analysis
2 50 (41.32%) Finance
3 33 (27.27%) Process Improvement
4 30 (24.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (21.49%) Windows
6 25 (20.66%) Microsoft
7 23 (19.01%) Change Management
8 22 (18.18%) Service Management
9 20 (16.53%) BPR
10 18 (14.88%) Project Management
11 17 (14.05%) HP
11 17 (14.05%) GAP Analysis
11 17 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (13.22%) HTTP
12 16 (13.22%) Citrix
12 16 (13.22%) Red Hat
12 16 (13.22%) SOAP
12 16 (13.22%) HP SiteScope
12 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (13.22%) VLAN
12 16 (13.22%) Requirements Analysis
13 15 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (12.40%) Business Transformation
14 12 (9.92%) Banking
14 12 (9.92%) .NET
14 12 (9.92%) Process Management
14 12 (9.92%) Performance Monitoring
14 12 (9.92%) Application Performance Monitoring
15 11 (9.09%) Migration

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 5 (4.13%) Documentum
2 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.65%) SAS
4 1 (0.83%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) Confluence
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (5.79%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.48%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.65%) SPSS
4 1 (0.83%) Niku Workbench
4 1 (0.83%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.83%) MS Project
4 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (4.96%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Force.com
1 1 (0.83%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.22%) HTTP
1 16 (13.22%) VLAN
2 6 (4.96%) ATM
3 4 (3.31%) Network Security
4 2 (1.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.65%) Spotfire
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.48%) JIRA
1 3 (2.48%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.83%) Selenium
3 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
General
1 50 (41.32%) Finance
2 12 (9.92%) Banking
3 8 (6.61%) Retail
4 6 (4.96%) Retail Banking
4 6 (4.96%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.13%) Advertising
6 2 (1.65%) Front Office
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Marketing
7 1 (0.83%) Publishing
7 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (45.45%) Analyst
2 51 (42.15%) Business Analyst
3 18 (14.88%) Consultant
4 9 (7.44%) Architect
4 9 (7.44%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.44%) Business Systems Analyst
4 9 (7.44%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (4.96%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (3.31%) Programme Manager
8 3 (2.48%) Service Analyst
8 3 (2.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (2.48%) Change Manager
8 3 (2.48%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (2.48%) IT Architect
8 3 (2.48%) Service Management Analyst
8 3 (2.48%) Technical Business Analyst
9 2 (1.65%) Product Owner
9 2 (1.65%) AWS Architect
9 2 (1.65%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.22%) SOAP
2 12 (9.92%) .NET
3 7 (5.79%) XML
4 4 (3.31%) ADO
4 4 (3.31%) HTML
4 4 (3.31%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.48%) Ajax
5 3 (2.48%) CSS
5 3 (2.48%) HTML5
5 3 (2.48%) CSS3
6 2 (1.65%) EDI
7 1 (0.83%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.83%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.83%) Middleware
7 1 (0.83%) FpML
7 1 (0.83%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.83%) XSD
7 1 (0.83%) XSLT
7 1 (0.83%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.44%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.61%) Client/Server
4 7 (5.79%) Credit Risk
4 7 (5.79%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.31%) iSeries
5 4 (3.31%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.31%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.48%) Open Source
6 3 (2.48%) User Experience
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.83%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.83%) Derivative
7 1 (0.83%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.49%) Windows
2 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.48%) UNIX
3 3 (2.48%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) AIX
4 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (50.41%) Business Analysis
2 33 (27.27%) Process Improvement
3 30 (24.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (19.01%) Change Management
5 22 (18.18%) Service Management
6 20 (16.53%) BPR
7 18 (14.88%) Project Management
8 17 (14.05%) GAP Analysis
9 16 (13.22%) Requirements Analysis
10 15 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (12.40%) Business Transformation
11 12 (9.92%) Performance Monitoring
11 12 (9.92%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 12 (9.92%) Process Management
12 11 (9.09%) ITIL
12 11 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
12 11 (9.09%) Migration
13 10 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (6.61%) PRINCE2
14 8 (6.61%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.61%) SQL
2 6 (4.96%) C#
3 5 (4.13%) VB
4 3 (2.48%) Java
4 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.65%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.83%) SOQL
6 1 (0.83%) Python
6 1 (0.83%) Perl
6 1 (0.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) Degree
2 6 (4.96%) MOS
3 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (1.65%) MCP
5 2 (1.65%) CIMA
6 1 (0.83%) MCSE
6 1 (0.83%) ISEB
6 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.83%) IIBA
6 1 (0.83%) CBAP
6 1 (0.83%) APMP
6 1 (0.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
1 1 (0.83%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (13.22%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (20.66%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.05%) HP
3 16 (13.22%) Red Hat
3 16 (13.22%) Citrix
4 8 (6.61%) Kofax
5 7 (5.79%) EMC
5 7 (5.79%) Oracle
6 5 (4.13%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.65%) SAP
7 2 (1.65%) Tableau
8 1 (0.83%) Software AG
8 1 (0.83%) Lotus
8 1 (0.83%) Google
8 1 (0.83%) Netezza
8 1 (0.83%) Tradeweb
8 1 (0.83%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.83%) webMethods
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