The table below looks at the statistics for Business Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 146 145 129
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 8 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.21% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.26% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Median daily rate £265 £275 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% +29.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-13.52% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.39 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.37 - -
Business Process Improvement
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2972 3025 2266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.42% 78.21% 74.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1852 1800 1222
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 125 101
Median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £58.28 £46.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

Business Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Business Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Business Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Business Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Manchester -2 3 £265 -11.66% 1
Cheshire - 3 - -
Cumbria +18 2 - - 2
Business Process Improvement
England

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Business Process Improvement.

1 7 (70.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Benchmarking
3 3 (30.00%) BPR
3 3 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (30.00%) User Stories
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Critical Success Factor
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) MS Project
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (10.00%) Process Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 1 (10.00%) BPMN

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Process Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Process Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Improvement Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) HR Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) HR Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Benchmarking
3 3 (30.00%) BPR
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Critical Success Factor
3 3 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (30.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (10.00%) BPMN
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Process Management
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft