The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 South West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 142 122 142
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.060% 0.043% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.061% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £411 £450 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.61% +13.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £450 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £395 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -4.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £54.30 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Business Process Improvement
England

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average Daily Rate
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Business Process Improvement
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Casewise
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) SSADM
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Rose
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) APACS
2 1 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Military
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Payments Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) APACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) SSADM
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Casewise