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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 603 580 556
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -24
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 58 62 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 42 30
Median daily rate £400 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £548 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
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
44695 45488 42364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 79.85% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29540 29430 26290
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 £295 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1183 1185
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 -10 51 £400 -5.88% 13
London +4 25 £438 -12.39% 5
North West +8 8 £265 -3.63% 2
South East +4 5 £513 - 1
East Midlands -8 5 £375 -24.62% 1
City of London +48 4 £476 -4.75% 2
East of England +16 4 £360 -1.70%
Scotland 0 4 £300 -7.69% 2
Northampton -6 4 £375 -24.62%
Northamptonshire -8 4 £375 -24.62%
Edinburgh -4 3 £325 -
Manchester -10 3 £265 -11.66%
Cheshire - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 £525 - 1
Wales - 3 £435 - 1
Cumbria +16 2 - - 2
Barrow-in-Furness +6 2 - - 1
West Midlands -29 2 £370 -7.50% 1
Newport - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - - 1
Reading - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +16 1 £400 -
Cambridgeshire +11 1 - -
South West -6 1 £375 -23.07% 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £275 -
Birmingham - 1 £380 -
North East - 1 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £350 -
Devon - 1 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £350 -

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 118 (92.91%) Process Improvement
2 54 (42.52%) Business Analysis
3 32 (25.20%) Change Management
3 32 (25.20%) Finance
4 29 (22.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (19.69%) Use Case
6 25 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (16.54%) Six Sigma
8 19 (14.96%) CMS
8 19 (14.96%) Project Management
9 17 (13.39%) Sitecore CMS
9 17 (13.39%) Sitecore
9 17 (13.39%) User Experience
10 15 (11.81%) Telecoms
11 14 (11.02%) User Stories
12 13 (10.24%) Retail
13 11 (8.66%) Lean Six Sigma
13 11 (8.66%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 10 (7.87%) JIRA
15 8 (6.30%) Data Analysis
15 8 (6.30%) Axure RP
15 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
15 8 (6.30%) BPR
15 8 (6.30%) ISEB
15 8 (6.30%) PRINCE2
15 8 (6.30%) MS Visio
16 7 (5.51%) Stakeholder Analysis
16 7 (5.51%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
16 7 (5.51%) ITIL

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 (14.96%) CMS
2 17 (13.39%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (4.72%) Drupal
4 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.57%) SAS
6 1 (0.79%) Apache
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.30%) MS Visio
2 7 (5.51%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.94%) MS Office
4 4 (3.15%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (1.57%) MS Project
6 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.57%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.79%) Primavera
3 1 (0.79%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Lucidchart
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.94%) Network Security
2 4 (3.15%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.36%) BGP
3 3 (2.36%) DHCP
3 3 (2.36%) DNS
3 3 (2.36%) EIGRP
3 3 (2.36%) GLBP
3 3 (2.36%) HSRP
3 3 (2.36%) Internet
3 3 (2.36%) IPsec
3 3 (2.36%) OSPF
3 3 (2.36%) VRRP
3 3 (2.36%) Wireless
4 1 (0.79%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.79%) Firewall
4 1 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.36%) GIS
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (0.79%) MS Access
2 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.87%) JIRA
2 8 (6.30%) Axure RP
3 4 (3.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.79%) LoadRunner
General
1 32 (25.20%) Finance
2 15 (11.81%) Telecoms
3 13 (10.24%) Retail
4 5 (3.94%) Local Government
5 3 (2.36%) Marketing
6 2 (1.57%) Back Office
6 2 (1.57%) Legal
6 2 (1.57%) Publishing
7 1 (0.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 87 (68.50%) Analyst
2 68 (53.54%) Business Analyst
3 23 (18.11%) Process Analyst
4 20 (15.75%) Business Process Analyst
5 10 (7.87%) Telecoms Analyst
5 10 (7.87%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 8 (6.30%) Business Improvement Analyst
6 8 (6.30%) Digital Analyst
6 8 (6.30%) Digital Business Analyst
6 8 (6.30%) Process Improvement Analyst
6 8 (6.30%) Process Improvement Specialist
6 8 (6.30%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (5.51%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
7 7 (5.51%) Consultant
8 6 (4.72%) Architect
8 6 (4.72%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) OSS Business Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Process Consultant
9 5 (3.94%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) .NET
1 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
1 1 (0.79%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (0.79%) Middleware
1 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.39%) User Experience
3 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.36%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.57%) EMV
6 1 (0.79%) Clustering
6 1 (0.79%) Contactless
6 1 (0.79%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.79%) Linux
1 1 (0.79%) Unix
1 1 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (92.91%) Process Improvement
2 54 (42.52%) Business Analysis
3 32 (25.20%) Change Management
4 29 (22.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (19.69%) Use Case
7 21 (16.54%) Six Sigma
8 19 (14.96%) Project Management
9 14 (11.02%) User Stories
10 11 (8.66%) Lean Six Sigma
11 8 (6.30%) BPR
11 8 (6.30%) Data Analysis
11 8 (6.30%) PRINCE2
12 7 (5.51%) BPMN
12 7 (5.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.51%) ITIL
12 7 (5.51%) Stakeholder Analysis
12 7 (5.51%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
13 6 (4.72%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (4.72%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.36%) C
2 2 (1.57%) C#
2 2 (1.57%) SQL
3 1 (0.79%) AWK
3 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.79%) Java
3 1 (0.79%) Perl
3 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.79%) Python
3 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (8.66%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 8 (6.30%) ISEB
3 7 (5.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 6 (4.72%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.94%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.15%) Degree
7 3 (2.36%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.36%) IIBA
8 1 (0.79%) CBAP
8 1 (0.79%) CCIE
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.79%) RHCE
8 1 (0.79%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.79%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.79%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (0.79%) Puppet
1 1 (0.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (13.39%) Sitecore
2 7 (5.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.51%) Oracle
3 5 (3.94%) Remedy
4 3 (2.36%) SAP
5 1 (0.79%) Adobe
5 1 (0.79%) Brio
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco
5 1 (0.79%) F5
5 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com