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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 553 612 572
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -40
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 68 32 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.058% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.071% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 44
Median daily rate £413 £419 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £232 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £555 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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
41059 44815 43569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.50% 81.16% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27372 29040 28392
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1342 1199
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +57 62 £428 -5.00% 10
London +5 17 £456 -3.94% 1
South West +27 13 £413 -17.29% 1
North West +16 12 £475 +52.00% 2
South East +39 11 £375 +7.14% 1
Berkshire +21 10 £375 -
Manchester +6 10 £475 +72.72% 2
Bristol - 8 £398 - 1
East Midlands -3 5 £315 - 3
Derby - 5 £315 -
Derbyshire - 5 £315 -
Swindon +4 4 £413 -17.29%
Wiltshire -1 4 £413 -17.29%
Newbury - 4 £375 -
North East -29 3 £400 -
Scotland +13 2 £375 +15.38% 1
Hampshire +23 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +14 1 £500 +29.03% 1
Cheshire +13 1 - -
Reading -1 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £375 -
Avonmouth - 1 £428 -
Wales - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 1
Durham - 1 - -
Cumbria - 1 £340 -
Leeds - 1 £500 - 1
Havant - 1 - -
Gourock - 1 £375 -

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 108 (95.58%) Process Improvement
2 35 (30.97%) Business Analysis
3 34 (30.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (15.93%) Finance
7 16 (14.16%) Project Management
8 15 (13.27%) Microsoft
9 13 (11.50%) SQL
9 13 (11.50%) SAP
9 13 (11.50%) Linux
9 13 (11.50%) User Stories
10 12 (10.62%) Change Management
10 12 (10.62%) Management Information System
11 11 (9.73%) GAP Analysis
11 11 (9.73%) Scrum
11 11 (9.73%) Six Sigma
11 11 (9.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (8.85%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (8.85%) Feasibility Study
12 10 (8.85%) Manufacturing
12 10 (8.85%) Retail
12 10 (8.85%) Degree
13 9 (7.96%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (7.96%) Security Cleared
13 9 (7.96%) Migration
13 9 (7.96%) Service Management
13 9 (7.96%) Defect Management
14 8 (7.08%) Stakeholder Analysis
14 8 (7.08%) SAP MII

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 5 (4.42%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.88%) Confluence
3 1 (0.88%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.54%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.65%) MS Office
4 3 (2.65%) MS Project
5 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.08%) SAP MII
1 8 (7.08%) SAP PP
1 8 (7.08%) SAP PP-PI
2 1 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (0.88%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) IaaS
1 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.42%) PaaS
1 5 (4.42%) SaaS
2 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.77%) G Suite
4 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.19%) LAN
2 6 (5.31%) SAN
3 3 (2.65%) HTTP
3 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.77%) DMZ
4 2 (1.77%) LDAP
4 2 (1.77%) SSL
5 1 (0.88%) Firewall
5 1 (0.88%) Intranet
5 1 (0.88%) Network Security
5 1 (0.88%) WAN
5 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) Hadoop
2 6 (5.31%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (4.42%) Data Lake
3 5 (4.42%) HDInsight
3 5 (4.42%) InfluxDB
3 5 (4.42%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.42%) OpenTSDB
3 5 (4.42%) Power BI
4 3 (2.65%) Big Data
5 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) MS Access
6 1 (0.88%) MySQL
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.88%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.88%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (3.54%) JIRA
3 2 (1.77%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.88%) JMeter
4 1 (0.88%) LSMW
4 1 (0.88%) NUnit
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.88%) Sahi
4 1 (0.88%) Selenium
4 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.88%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.88%) Subversion
4 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.88%) WATIR
4 1 (0.88%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (15.93%) Finance
2 10 (8.85%) Manufacturing
2 10 (8.85%) Retail
3 8 (7.08%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.31%) Legal
5 5 (4.42%) Aerospace
6 4 (3.54%) Marketing
7 3 (2.65%) Local Government
8 2 (1.77%) Back Office
8 2 (1.77%) Banking
8 2 (1.77%) Games
9 1 (0.88%) Automotive
9 1 (0.88%) Electronics
9 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (54.87%) Analyst
2 48 (42.48%) Business Analyst
3 11 (9.73%) Consultant
4 9 (7.96%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.96%) SAP Analyst
4 9 (7.96%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (7.96%) Senior Business Analyst
5 8 (7.08%) Architect
5 8 (7.08%) SAP Business Analyst
5 8 (7.08%) SAP PP Analyst
5 8 (7.08%) SAP PP Business Analyst
5 8 (7.08%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
6 7 (6.19%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (6.19%) Business Process Analyst
6 7 (6.19%) Process Analyst
6 7 (6.19%) Process Consultant
6 7 (6.19%) Security Analyst
7 6 (5.31%) Business Consultant
7 6 (5.31%) Business Process Consultant
7 6 (5.31%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.08%) SAP XI
2 7 (6.19%) Middleware
2 7 (6.19%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (6.19%) XML
3 5 (4.42%) .NET
3 5 (4.42%) JSON
4 3 (2.65%) HTML
5 2 (1.77%) Ajax
5 2 (1.77%) J2EE
5 2 (1.77%) SAML
5 2 (1.77%) SOAP
5 2 (1.77%) Spring
6 1 (0.88%) CSS
6 1 (0.88%) Web Services
6 1 (0.88%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.47%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.62%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.19%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (4.42%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.77%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.88%) Economics
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) PMI
6 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.50%) Linux
2 8 (7.08%) Unix
3 6 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.31%) Solaris
4 3 (2.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (95.58%) Process Improvement
2 35 (30.97%) Business Analysis
3 34 (30.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (14.16%) Project Management
6 13 (11.50%) User Stories
7 12 (10.62%) Change Management
8 11 (9.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (9.73%) GAP Analysis
8 11 (9.73%) Scrum
8 11 (9.73%) Six Sigma
9 10 (8.85%) Feasibility Study
9 10 (8.85%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (7.96%) Defect Management
10 9 (7.96%) Migration
10 9 (7.96%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (7.96%) Service Management
11 8 (7.08%) Information Security
11 8 (7.08%) PRINCE2
11 8 (7.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.50%) SQL
2 6 (5.31%) Python
3 5 (4.42%) C#
3 5 (4.42%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.42%) R
4 4 (3.54%) Java
5 2 (1.77%) C
6 1 (0.88%) Go
6 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.88%) Ruby
6 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.85%) Degree
2 9 (7.96%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.19%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.65%) CISM
5 2 (1.77%) CISA
5 2 (1.77%) CISSP
5 2 (1.77%) ISEB
5 2 (1.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.88%) ACCA
6 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) CIMA
6 1 (0.88%) GCFA
6 1 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.88%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.88%) PMP
6 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Docker
1 1 (0.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.77%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.88%) Ansible
2 1 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.88%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.50%) SAP
3 8 (7.08%) IBM
3 8 (7.08%) Oracle
4 6 (5.31%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.31%) Tableau
4 6 (5.31%) Talend
4 6 (5.31%) TIBCO
5 5 (4.42%) MuleSoft
6 4 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.77%) Google
7 2 (1.77%) Veritas
8 1 (0.88%) Ariba
8 1 (0.88%) Brio
8 1 (0.88%) Cognos
8 1 (0.88%) HP
8 1 (0.88%) MapR
8 1 (0.88%) OpenText