The first table below looks at the demand for Business Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northampton region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 27 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 4 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.94% 2.34% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 3.45% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Average daily rate £423 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +1.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £391 £413
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -5.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £54.30 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
168 87 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 81.55% 67.97% 66.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 45 97
Average daily rate £450 £375 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.50 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -91.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Business Process Improvement
Northamptonshire

Business Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Business Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Business Process Improvement
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Retail Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (80.00%) SWIFT
2 4 (80.00%) Business Transformation
2 4 (80.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) APACS
2 4 (80.00%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) UML
2 4 (80.00%) SSADM
2 4 (80.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) BPR
3 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
1 5 (100.00%) Retail Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Payments Business Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) SWIFT
1 4 (80.00%) APACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Business Transformation
2 4 (80.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) UML
2 4 (80.00%) SSADM
2 4 (80.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) BPR
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley