The table below looks at the statistics for Business Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 33 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.00% 0.23% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 0.29% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate £363 £476 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.76% +12.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £423
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Process Improvement
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
247 344 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 82.33% 80.37% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 228 145
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.75 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £16.17
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 Northamptonshire

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

Business Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Business Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 12 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
Northampton +14 3 £363 -23.76%
Business Process Improvement
East Midlands

Business Process Improvement
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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%) Process Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Six Sigma
2 4 (80.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (40.00%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Presales
5 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (40.00%) IBM Blueworks
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Process Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Head of Business Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) HR Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Mortgage Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (80.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Presales
5 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt