The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 27 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.90% 1.39% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.75% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Average daily rate £475 £450 £436
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £433 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £494 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.86% +16.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 - -
Business Process Improvement
Northamptonshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
188 229 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 89.52% 79.79% 83.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 140 94
Average daily rate £413 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +15.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Business Process Improvement
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 8 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 8 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 5 (62.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 2 (25.00%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) IBM Blueworks
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Process Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Business Improvement Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Business Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) HR Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 8 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 8 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (37.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt