The table below looks at the statistics for Business Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank - 137 127
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 0 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.31% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.42% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Average daily rate - £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £431 £423
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2431 2405 1849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.84% 75.27% 74.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 1594 1163
Average daily rate £375 £407 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.86% +8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 99
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £15.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
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 the South West

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

Business Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Business Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Business Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Business Process Improvement
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (66.67%) SEPA
2 2 (66.67%) Retail Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
2 2 (66.67%) APACS
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) SSADM
2 2 (66.67%) DSDM
2 2 (66.67%) Rational Rose
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) MOS
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Presales

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Rational Rose
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Payments Business Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Mortgage Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) APACS
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (66.67%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 3 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) DSDM
2 2 (66.67%) SSADM
2 2 (66.67%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SEPA