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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 540 593 567
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -26
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 63 28 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.056% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.068% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 38
Median daily rate £432 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £257 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £610 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £369 £438
% change year-on-year
+11.86% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -
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
37964 41054 39822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.80% 81.51% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25471 27018 26370
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1215 1133
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Business Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Business Process Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 18 £440 -16.19% 1
South West +18 13 £413 -17.29% 1
North West +6 12 £475 +52.00% 2
South East +20 11 £375 -16.66% 1
East Midlands +6 5 £315 - 3
North East -25 3 £400 -
Yorkshire +23 1 £500 +29.03% 1
Business Process Improvement
UK

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Process Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Business Process Improvement.

1 104 (96.30%) Process Improvement
2 34 (31.48%) Business Analysis
3 33 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (13.89%) Finance
6 15 (13.89%) Project Management
7 13 (12.04%) Linux
7 13 (12.04%) User Stories
8 12 (11.11%) SAP
8 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 12 (11.11%) Change Management
9 11 (10.19%) GAP Analysis
9 11 (10.19%) Management Information System
9 11 (10.19%) Six Sigma
9 11 (10.19%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (10.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (9.26%) Feasibility Study
10 10 (9.26%) SQL
10 10 (9.26%) Manufacturing
10 10 (9.26%) Scrum
11 9 (8.33%) Service Management
11 9 (8.33%) Migration
11 9 (8.33%) Retail
11 9 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
11 9 (8.33%) Defect Management
12 8 (7.41%) Stakeholder Analysis
12 8 (7.41%) SAP PP-PI
12 8 (7.41%) SAP MII

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.63%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.78%) MS Office
3 3 (2.78%) MS Project
3 3 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.41%) SAP MII
1 8 (7.41%) SAP PP
1 8 (7.41%) SAP PP-PI
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (0.93%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) IaaS
1 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.63%) PaaS
1 5 (4.63%) SaaS
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.85%) G Suite
4 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) LAN
2 6 (5.56%) SAN
3 3 (2.78%) HTTP
3 3 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.85%) DMZ
4 2 (1.85%) LDAP
4 2 (1.85%) SSL
5 1 (0.93%) Firewall
5 1 (0.93%) Intranet
5 1 (0.93%) Network Security
5 1 (0.93%) WAN
5 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.48%) Hadoop
2 6 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (4.63%) Data Lake
3 5 (4.63%) HDInsight
3 5 (4.63%) InfluxDB
3 5 (4.63%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.63%) OpenTSDB
3 5 (4.63%) Power BI
3 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.78%) Big Data
5 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.93%) MS Access
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (2.78%) JIRA
3 2 (1.85%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.93%) JMeter
4 1 (0.93%) JUnit
4 1 (0.93%) LSMW
4 1 (0.93%) NUnit
4 1 (0.93%) Sahi
4 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.93%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.93%) Subversion
4 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.93%) WATIR
4 1 (0.93%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (13.89%) Finance
2 10 (9.26%) Manufacturing
3 9 (8.33%) Retail
4 8 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.56%) Legal
6 5 (4.63%) Aerospace
7 4 (3.70%) Marketing
8 3 (2.78%) Local Government
9 2 (1.85%) Back Office
9 2 (1.85%) Banking
9 2 (1.85%) Games
10 1 (0.93%) Automotive
10 1 (0.93%) Electronics
10 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (56.48%) Analyst
2 48 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 11 (10.19%) Consultant
4 10 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (9.26%) Senior Business Analyst
5 8 (7.41%) Architect
5 8 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 8 (7.41%) SAP Analyst
5 8 (7.41%) SAP Business Analyst
5 8 (7.41%) SAP PP Analyst
5 8 (7.41%) SAP PP Business Analyst
5 8 (7.41%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
6 7 (6.48%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (6.48%) Business Process Analyst
6 7 (6.48%) Process Analyst
6 7 (6.48%) Process Consultant
6 7 (6.48%) Security Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) Business Consultant
7 6 (5.56%) Business Process Consultant
7 6 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.41%) SAP XI
2 6 (5.56%) Middleware
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (5.56%) XML
3 5 (4.63%) .NET
3 5 (4.63%) JSON
4 2 (1.85%) Ajax
4 2 (1.85%) HTML
4 2 (1.85%) J2EE
4 2 (1.85%) SAML
4 2 (1.85%) SOAP
4 2 (1.85%) Spring
5 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.19%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.48%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (4.63%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.93%) Economics
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) PMI
6 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.04%) Linux
2 8 (7.41%) Unix
3 6 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.56%) Solaris
4 3 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (96.30%) Process Improvement
2 34 (31.48%) Business Analysis
3 33 (30.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (13.89%) Project Management
6 13 (12.04%) User Stories
7 12 (11.11%) Change Management
8 11 (10.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (10.19%) GAP Analysis
8 11 (10.19%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (10.19%) Six Sigma
9 10 (9.26%) Feasibility Study
9 10 (9.26%) Scrum
10 9 (8.33%) Defect Management
10 9 (8.33%) Migration
10 9 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (8.33%) Service Management
11 8 (7.41%) Information Security
11 8 (7.41%) Stakeholder Analysis
11 8 (7.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.26%) SQL
2 6 (5.56%) Python
3 5 (4.63%) C#
3 5 (4.63%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.63%) R
4 3 (2.78%) Java
5 2 (1.85%) C
6 1 (0.93%) Go
6 1 (0.93%) Ruby
6 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.41%) Degree
3 7 (6.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) CISM
5 2 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.85%) CISA
5 2 (1.85%) CISSP
5 2 (1.85%) ISEB
5 2 (1.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.93%) ACCA
6 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) CIMA
6 1 (0.93%) GCFA
6 1 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.93%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Docker
1 1 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.85%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.93%) Ansible
2 1 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.93%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 12 (11.11%) SAP
2 8 (7.41%) IBM
3 7 (6.48%) Oracle
4 6 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.56%) Tableau
4 6 (5.56%) Talend
4 6 (5.56%) TIBCO
5 5 (4.63%) MuleSoft
6 4 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.85%) Google
7 2 (1.85%) Veritas
8 1 (0.93%) Ariba
8 1 (0.93%) Brio
8 1 (0.93%) HP
8 1 (0.93%) MapR
8 1 (0.93%) OpenText