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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 565 576 567
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 78 65 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 44 33
Median daily rate £430 £508 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.37% +15.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £568 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £484 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.76% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.37 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.37 - -

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
43626 44488 42241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.57% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29009 28650 26554
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1028 1199 1213
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Business Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +12 64 £438 -15.45% 18
London +31 28 £450 -12.08% 5
Scotland -2 11 £413 +26.92%
South East +8 10 £500 - 1
Edinburgh -4 10 £425 +30.76%
East of England +11 9 £425 -20.93%
North West -17 6 £265 -11.66% 6
Bedfordshire - 6 £450 -
East Midlands +3 5 £375 -27.53% 2
Northamptonshire -3 5 £375 -27.53% 1
Northampton -5 5 £375 -27.53% 1
City of London +43 4 £476 -13.40% 2
Manchester -14 4 £265 -11.66% 3
West Midlands -20 4 £428 +14.00% 1
Luton - 4 £425 -
Birmingham -3 3 £475 +35.71% 1
Wales - 3 £435 -
Worthing - 3 £500 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £525 -
Hampshire - 3 £465 -
West Sussex - 3 £500 - 1
Hertfordshire +21 2 £400 -
Cumbria +7 2 - - 1
Barrow-in-Furness +4 2 - - 1
Reading - 2 - -
Newport - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £450 -
South Wales - 2 - -
South West 0 1 £375 -6.25% 2
North East - 1 £350 -

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Process Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Business Process Improvement.

1 132 (94.29%) Process Improvement
2 64 (45.71%) Business Analysis
3 36 (25.71%) Finance
4 35 (25.00%) Change Management
5 29 (20.71%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (17.86%) Six Sigma
7 25 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (17.14%) Use Case
9 21 (15.00%) Project Management
10 19 (13.57%) CMS
11 17 (12.14%) Sitecore CMS
11 17 (12.14%) Sitecore
11 17 (12.14%) User Experience
12 16 (11.43%) Telecoms
13 13 (9.29%) Lean Six Sigma
13 13 (9.29%) Retail
14 12 (8.57%) Management Information System
15 11 (7.86%) MS Visio
15 11 (7.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 11 (7.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 10 (7.14%) JIRA
16 10 (7.14%) BPMN
16 10 (7.14%) Process Management
16 10 (7.14%) User Stories
17 9 (6.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 9 (6.43%) Data Analysis
18 8 (5.71%) Oracle
18 8 (5.71%) Microsoft
18 8 (5.71%) Axure RP

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (13.57%) CMS
2 17 (12.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (4.29%) Drupal
4 4 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.43%) SAS
5 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (7.86%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.00%) MS Office
3 6 (4.29%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.86%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (1.43%) MS Project
6 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.14%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.43%) Primavera
2 2 (1.43%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.71%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) Lucidchart
2 2 (1.43%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (1.43%) Office 365
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) Network Security
2 4 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.14%) BGP
3 3 (2.14%) DHCP
3 3 (2.14%) DNS
3 3 (2.14%) EIGRP
3 3 (2.14%) GLBP
3 3 (2.14%) HSRP
3 3 (2.14%) Internet
3 3 (2.14%) IPsec
3 3 (2.14%) OSPF
3 3 (2.14%) VRRP
3 3 (2.14%) Wireless
4 1 (0.71%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.71%) Firewall
4 1 (0.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.14%) GIS
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.71%) MS Access
3 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.14%) JIRA
2 8 (5.71%) Axure RP
3 4 (2.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.71%) LoadRunner
General
1 36 (25.71%) Finance
2 16 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 13 (9.29%) Retail
4 5 (3.57%) Local Government
5 3 (2.14%) Legal
5 3 (2.14%) Marketing
6 2 (1.43%) Back Office
6 2 (1.43%) Publishing
7 1 (0.71%) Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Electronics
7 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Law
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 92 (65.71%) Analyst
2 72 (51.43%) Business Analyst
3 25 (17.86%) Process Analyst
4 18 (12.86%) Business Process Analyst
5 11 (7.86%) Telecoms Analyst
5 11 (7.86%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 10 (7.14%) Process Improvement Analyst
6 10 (7.14%) Process Improvement Specialist
7 9 (6.43%) Business Improvement Analyst
7 9 (6.43%) Digital Analyst
7 9 (6.43%) Digital Business Analyst
8 8 (5.71%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
8 8 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.00%) Architect
9 7 (5.00%) Consultant
10 6 (4.29%) Senior Business Analyst
11 5 (3.57%) Business Improvement Specialist
11 5 (3.57%) Business Process Improvement Specialist
11 5 (3.57%) Business Process Specialist
11 5 (3.57%) OSS Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.43%) .NET
1 2 (1.43%) .NET Framework
1 2 (1.43%) Web Services
2 1 (0.71%) HTML
2 1 (0.71%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (0.71%) Middleware
2 1 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.71%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.14%) User Experience
3 12 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.14%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.43%) EMV
6 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.71%) Clustering
6 1 (0.71%) Contactless
6 1 (0.71%) EPoS
6 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.71%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.43%) Windows
2 1 (0.71%) Linux
2 1 (0.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (94.29%) Process Improvement
2 64 (45.71%) Business Analysis
3 35 (25.00%) Change Management
4 28 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (17.86%) Six Sigma
6 24 (17.14%) Use Case
7 21 (15.00%) Project Management
8 13 (9.29%) Lean Six Sigma
9 10 (7.14%) BPMN
9 10 (7.14%) Process Management
9 10 (7.14%) User Stories
10 9 (6.43%) Data Analysis
10 9 (6.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.00%) ITIL
11 7 (5.00%) PRINCE2
11 7 (5.00%) SFIA
11 7 (5.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
11 7 (5.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.14%) C
1 3 (2.14%) C#
1 3 (2.14%) SQL
2 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.71%) AWK
3 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.71%) Java
3 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.71%) Perl
3 1 (0.71%) Python
3 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (7.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 11 (7.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 7 (5.00%) ISEB
2 7 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.29%) Degree
4 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.86%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.14%) CISA
6 3 (2.14%) CISM
6 3 (2.14%) IIBA
6 3 (2.14%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.43%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 1 (0.71%) CBAP
8 1 (0.71%) CCIE
8 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) QA
2 3 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.43%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.71%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.71%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (0.71%) Puppet
1 1 (0.71%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (12.14%) Sitecore
2 8 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.71%) Oracle
3 5 (3.57%) Remedy
4 3 (2.14%) SAP
5 2 (1.43%) Adobe
6 1 (0.71%) Brio
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco
6 1 (0.71%) F5
6 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
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