The table below looks at the statistics for Business Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 561 508 519
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +11
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 52 69 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 43
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £328 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £625 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £423 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42997 38902 39217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.67% 74.17% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 24141 22845
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1190 1157 1447
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Business Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Business Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend

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

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the UK.

Business Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -46 43 £425 -6.59% 33
London -19 20 £365 -30.47% 12
East Midlands +6 7 £476 - 4
Northamptonshire -2 7 £476 - 1
South West -36 5 £725 +72.61% 1
Northampton -5 4 £476 - 1
West Midlands -14 4 £425 - 3
South East -28 4 £399 +17.76% 3
City of London +12 3 £500 +6.95% 2
Hampshire -20 3 £398 +21.47% 2
Bristol -26 3 £750 +78.57% 1
Yorkshire -3 2 £375 -16.66% 5
West Yorkshire -8 2 £375 -16.66% 1
Leeds - 2 £375 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £425 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £250 -
Coventry - 1 £425 -
Surrey - 1 £550 -
South Wales - 1 £250 -
Wales - 1 £250 -
Amersham - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 1

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 53 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 39 (36.79%) Finance
3 29 (27.36%) Process Improvement
4 24 (22.64%) Project Management
5 20 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (17.92%) Oracle
7 17 (16.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (16.04%) Banking
8 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
9 15 (14.15%) Change Management
9 15 (14.15%) Retail
10 14 (13.21%) Six Sigma
10 14 (13.21%) PRINCE2
11 13 (12.26%) Management Information System
11 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (11.32%) Degree
13 11 (10.38%) Requirements Analysis
13 11 (10.38%) Business Transformation
13 11 (10.38%) Risk Management
14 10 (9.43%) SAP
14 10 (9.43%) UML
14 10 (9.43%) MS Excel
14 10 (9.43%) CRM
14 10 (9.43%) ITIL
14 10 (9.43%) Data Analysis
15 9 (8.49%) Retail Banking
15 9 (8.49%) GAP Analysis
16 8 (7.55%) SQL
16 8 (7.55%) Data Modelling
16 8 (7.55%) PMI

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.60%) SAS
2 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.83%) IIS
3 3 (2.83%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.60%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.60%) MS Project
3 4 (3.77%) MS Office
4 3 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.83%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.94%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) SAP CRM
1 4 (3.77%) VisionPLUS
1 4 (3.77%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (3.77%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (3.77%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (3.77%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (3.77%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (2.83%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.94%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.94%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.94%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Force.com
1 1 (0.94%) IaaS
1 1 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.94%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) ATM
2 3 (2.83%) LAN
2 3 (2.83%) WAN
2 3 (2.83%) Firewall
3 2 (1.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Rational Rose
General
1 39 (36.79%) Finance
2 17 (16.04%) Banking
3 15 (14.15%) Retail
4 9 (8.49%) Retail Banking
5 7 (6.60%) Marketing
6 4 (3.77%) Advertising
6 4 (3.77%) General Ledger
7 3 (2.83%) Legal
7 3 (2.83%) Back Office
8 2 (1.89%) Automotive
8 2 (1.89%) Billing
8 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (52.83%) Analyst
2 51 (48.11%) Business Analyst
3 14 (13.21%) Project Manager
3 14 (13.21%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (13.21%) Senior Business Analyst
4 11 (10.38%) Consultant
5 7 (6.60%) Oracle Consultant
6 5 (4.72%) Programme Manager
6 5 (4.72%) Business Manager
6 5 (4.72%) Lead Business Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Integration Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) E-Business Consultant
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 3 (2.83%) Payments Business Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Six Sigma Specialist
8 3 (2.83%) Process Manager
8 3 (2.83%) Architect
8 3 (2.83%) Functional Consultant
8 3 (2.83%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) Hibernate
1 4 (3.77%) Spring
2 2 (1.89%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (1.89%) JSP
3 1 (0.94%) Web Services
3 1 (0.94%) XML
3 1 (0.94%) XSD
3 1 (0.94%) XSLT
3 1 (0.94%) Middleware
3 1 (0.94%) OLE
3 1 (0.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.26%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.55%) PMI
4 5 (4.72%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.77%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.83%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (2.83%) Open Source
6 3 (2.83%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.83%) APACS
7 2 (1.89%) NHS
7 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.94%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.83%) Windows
2 1 (0.94%) AIX
2 1 (0.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 29 (27.36%) Process Improvement
3 24 (22.64%) Project Management
4 17 (16.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (14.15%) Change Management
6 14 (13.21%) PRINCE2
6 14 (13.21%) Six Sigma
7 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (10.38%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (10.38%) Risk Management
8 11 (10.38%) Business Transformation
9 10 (9.43%) UML
9 10 (9.43%) ITIL
9 10 (9.43%) CRM
9 10 (9.43%) Data Analysis
10 9 (8.49%) GAP Analysis
11 8 (7.55%) Data Modelling
11 8 (7.55%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.60%) Workflow
12 7 (6.60%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.55%) SQL
2 5 (4.72%) Java
3 1 (0.94%) C
3 1 (0.94%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Degree
2 8 (7.55%) PMI Certification
3 6 (5.66%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 5 (4.72%) ISEB
4 5 (4.72%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.83%) PMP
6 2 (1.89%) CISA
6 2 (1.89%) GIAC
6 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.89%) CISSP
6 2 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.94%) MCSE
7 1 (0.94%) CCIE
7 1 (0.94%) CCNP
7 1 (0.94%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
2 3 (2.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) Tivoli
1 3 (2.83%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 19 (17.92%) Oracle
2 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.43%) SAP
4 3 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.89%) BT
5 2 (1.89%) Casewise
5 2 (1.89%) IBM
6 1 (0.94%) Pega
6 1 (0.94%) webMethods
6 1 (0.94%) Niku
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco
6 1 (0.94%) HP
6 1 (0.94%) Dell
6 1 (0.94%) Software AG
6 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom
University of Essex
Rate: £20,781 - £24,057 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £700 - 800 per day
Posted: 24 days ago