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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 136 143 128
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.060% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.079% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£475 £411 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.50% -8.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £423 £395
% change year-on-year
+24.26% +6.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £54.30
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
2441 2547 1696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.59% 76.79% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1570 1059
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 112 62
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 2015. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +13 5 £475 +12.42%
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Business Process Improvement
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) Finance
1 9 (64.29%) Business Analysis
2 8 (57.14%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (57.14%) Business Transformation
2 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (57.14%) Change Management
2 8 (57.14%) GAP Analysis
3 7 (50.00%) Migration
4 6 (42.86%) MOS
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
6 3 (21.43%) User Experience
6 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
6 3 (21.43%) CSS3
6 3 (21.43%) Information Architecture
6 3 (21.43%) HTML5
6 3 (21.43%) Axure RP
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Android
6 3 (21.43%) Ajax
7 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk
7 2 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) ATM
2 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Business Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Information Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Process Manager
3 1 (7.14%) CRM Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) Ajax
2 3 (21.43%) HTML5
2 3 (21.43%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
3 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Business Analysis
2 8 (57.14%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (57.14%) Change Management
2 8 (57.14%) GAP Analysis
2 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (57.14%) Business Transformation
3 7 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Information Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) MOS
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Niku