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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 529 520 522
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 51 60 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 47 31
Average daily rate £500 £450 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £353 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £500 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £431 £423
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
38364 35865 34140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.30% 77.81% 77.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25447 23262 21094
Average daily rate £425 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 964 1067
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -17 26 £595 +32.22% 3
South East +8 9 £475 +16.20% 1
East Midlands -6 4 £363 -17.19%
West Midlands -12 4 £500 +5.15%
North West -15 4 £275 -26.66% 1
Yorkshire -8 2 £388 +3.33% 2
North East - 2 - -
Business Process Improvement
UK

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 79 (92.94%) Process Improvement
2 27 (31.76%) Finance
3 25 (29.41%) Business Analysis
4 18 (21.18%) Six Sigma
5 16 (18.82%) Project Management
5 16 (18.82%) Change Management
6 15 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (11.76%) Degree
7 10 (11.76%) Lean Six Sigma
8 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
8 9 (10.59%) UML
9 8 (9.41%) Risk Management
9 8 (9.41%) Process Management
10 7 (8.24%) Management Information System
10 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
11 6 (7.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (7.06%) Business Transformation
11 6 (7.06%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (7.06%) Data Analysis
11 6 (7.06%) ERP
11 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2
11 6 (7.06%) Windows
11 6 (7.06%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (7.06%) Workflow
11 6 (7.06%) Retail
12 5 (5.88%) Security Operations
12 5 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (5.88%) Banking

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.35%) SAS
4 1 (1.18%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.35%) Primavera
2 1 (1.18%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Office 365
2 2 (2.35%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (1.18%) PaaS
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) Network Security
1 1 (1.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (31.76%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Retail
3 5 (5.88%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.53%) Back Office
4 3 (3.53%) Legal
5 2 (2.35%) Local Government
5 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Automotive
6 1 (1.18%) Billing
6 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Law
6 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (54.12%) Analyst
2 35 (41.18%) Business Analyst
3 10 (11.76%) Process Analyst
4 9 (10.59%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.24%) Architect
5 7 (8.24%) Process Improvement Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Business Improvement Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Business Process Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Head of Operations
7 5 (5.88%) Head of Security
8 4 (4.71%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Project Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.53%) .NET Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.53%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) .NET
1 4 (4.71%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.35%) Middleware
2 2 (2.35%) XML
3 1 (1.18%) ADO
3 1 (1.18%) HTML
3 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.71%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.71%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.35%) APACS
4 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.35%) FMCG
4 2 (2.35%) iSeries
4 2 (2.35%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.35%) Reinsurance
4 2 (2.35%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.18%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.18%) STB
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (92.94%) Process Improvement
2 25 (29.41%) Business Analysis
3 18 (21.18%) Six Sigma
4 16 (18.82%) Change Management
4 16 (18.82%) Project Management
5 15 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (11.76%) Lean Six Sigma
7 9 (10.59%) UML
8 8 (9.41%) Process Management
8 8 (9.41%) Risk Management
9 6 (7.06%) Business Transformation
9 6 (7.06%) Data Analysis
9 6 (7.06%) ERP
9 6 (7.06%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2
9 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (7.06%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (7.06%) Workflow
10 5 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.88%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.71%) C#
2 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.53%) SQL
3 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) Degree
2 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 5 (5.88%) CISA
4 5 (5.88%) CISM
4 5 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (5.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (4.71%) ISEB
5 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.35%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 1 (1.18%) CISSP
8 1 (1.18%) ECDL
8 1 (1.18%) HNC
8 1 (1.18%) HND
8 1 (1.18%) MCP
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.18%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.71%) QA
3 2 (2.35%) ISO 9000
3 2 (2.35%) SEPA
4 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle
3 3 (3.53%) SAP
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe
4 1 (1.18%) Brio
4 1 (1.18%) EMC
4 1 (1.18%) Kofax
4 1 (1.18%) Pega
4 1 (1.18%) SunGard