The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 545 495 496
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 51 56 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 65
Average daily rate £424 £410 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £505 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £391 £413
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -5.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £54.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £54.30 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41264 35135 42029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.38% 72.48% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25706 20929 23993
Average daily rate £400 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1171 1050 1421
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -56 47 £425 +3.65% 10
London -21 20 £550 +22.22% 4
East Midlands -7 9 £424 +2.72% 1
South East -21 9 £425 +3.65% 3
Northamptonshire -7 7 £424 -0.29% 1
Hampshire -3 6 - -
Northampton -7 4 £423 -0.58%
City of London -12 3 £550 +16.40%
Scotland - 3 £410 -
South West -14 2 £411 -8.61%
Yorkshire -20 2 £500 +33.33%
North West -22 2 £419 +23.23% 1
West Midlands -22 2 £300 -12.34%
Cambridgeshire -15 1 - -
East of England -38 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £400 - 1
Bristol - 1 £400 -
Glasgow - 1 £410 -
Guildford - 1 £400 -
High Wycombe - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Derby - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Nottingham - - - -

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 52 (43.33%) Business Analysis
2 41 (34.17%) Project Management
3 40 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 32 (26.67%) Finance
5 22 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (18.33%) Six Sigma
5 22 (18.33%) Banking
6 17 (14.17%) Oracle
6 17 (14.17%) UML
7 16 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 14 (11.67%) Lean Six Sigma
8 14 (11.67%) Migration
8 14 (11.67%) Degree
8 14 (11.67%) Microsoft
8 14 (11.67%) Windows
8 14 (11.67%) Risk Management
9 13 (10.83%) SAP
9 13 (10.83%) SharePoint
9 13 (10.83%) SC Cleared
10 12 (10.00%) Business Transformation
10 12 (10.00%) MS Project
10 12 (10.00%) MS Office
11 11 (9.17%) BPR
11 11 (9.17%) Change Management
11 11 (9.17%) GAP Analysis
11 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
11 11 (9.17%) CRM
12 10 (8.33%) ETL
12 10 (8.33%) Business Objects
12 10 (8.33%) Information Security

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 13 (10.83%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.50%) MS Project Server
2 9 (7.50%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.83%) Documentum
3 1 (0.83%) Apache
3 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (10.00%) MS Project
1 12 (10.00%) MS Office
2 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
3 9 (7.50%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.83%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) HTTP
1 3 (2.50%) LDAP
2 2 (1.67%) Intranet
3 1 (0.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.50%) SAP HANA
1 9 (7.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 9 (7.50%) SAP BW
1 9 (7.50%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (6.67%) OLAP
3 6 (5.00%) EDRMS
4 5 (4.17%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.83%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Rational Rose
General
1 32 (26.67%) Finance
2 22 (18.33%) Banking
3 10 (8.33%) Retail
4 9 (7.50%) Local Government
4 9 (7.50%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.67%) Retail Banking
6 6 (5.00%) Investment Banking
7 5 (4.17%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.50%) Front Office
9 2 (1.67%) Back Office
9 2 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.67%) French Language
9 2 (1.67%) German Language
9 2 (1.67%) Italian Language
9 2 (1.67%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.67%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.83%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.83%) Marketing
10 1 (0.83%) Military
10 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 61 (50.83%) Analyst
2 56 (46.67%) Business Analyst
3 12 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 10 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (8.33%) Consultant
5 9 (7.50%) Senior Business Analyst
6 8 (6.67%) Process Manager
7 7 (5.83%) Business Manager
7 7 (5.83%) Project Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Server Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Process Improvement Manager
8 6 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (5.00%) Business Process Analyst
8 6 (5.00%) Process Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Business Process Manager
9 5 (4.17%) IT Business Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Payments Business Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Business Process Improvement Manager
10 4 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
11 3 (2.50%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 3 (2.50%) SOAP
3 1 (0.83%) JSF
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Axis
3 1 (0.83%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (0.83%) JPA
3 1 (0.83%) RichFaces
3 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.83%) UDDI
3 1 (0.83%) XML
3 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.83%) EJB
3 1 (0.83%) JDBC
3 1 (0.83%) JSP
3 1 (0.83%) Servlets
3 1 (0.83%) Flash
3 1 (0.83%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) J2EE
3 1 (0.83%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.17%) Statistics
3 5 (4.17%) SWIFT
3 5 (4.17%) APACS
4 4 (3.33%) FMCG
5 3 (2.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (0.83%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) PMI
6 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.67%) Windows
2 3 (2.50%) UNIX
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.83%) CentOS
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.83%) HPUX
3 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (43.33%) Business Analysis
2 41 (34.17%) Project Management
3 40 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 22 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (18.33%) Six Sigma
5 17 (14.17%) UML
6 14 (11.67%) Lean Six Sigma
6 14 (11.67%) Migration
6 14 (11.67%) Risk Management
7 12 (10.00%) Business Transformation
8 11 (9.17%) BPR
8 11 (9.17%) Change Management
8 11 (9.17%) GAP Analysis
8 11 (9.17%) CRM
9 10 (8.33%) ETL
9 10 (8.33%) Information Security
9 10 (8.33%) Service Management
9 10 (8.33%) Analytics
10 9 (7.50%) PRINCE2
10 9 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.67%) SQL
2 5 (4.17%) R
3 3 (2.50%) C
4 2 (1.67%) Java
4 2 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.83%) VB6
5 1 (0.83%) Perl
5 1 (0.83%) PHP
5 1 (0.83%) VB
5 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.83%) VBA
5 1 (0.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.67%) Degree
3 13 (10.83%) SC Cleared
4 10 (8.33%) ISEB
5 7 (5.83%) GIAC
5 7 (5.83%) CISA
5 7 (5.83%) CISSP
6 5 (4.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 4 (3.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 3 (2.50%) Siebel Certification
9 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.67%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) SLA
2 2 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (5.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 7 (5.83%) Tivoli
1 7 (5.83%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (1.67%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 17 (14.17%) Oracle
2 14 (11.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.83%) SAP
4 10 (8.33%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.50%) Siebel
6 2 (1.67%) HP
6 2 (1.67%) Citrix
7 1 (0.83%) Casewise
7 1 (0.83%) Dell
7 1 (0.83%) EMC
7 1 (0.83%) BEA
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.83%) Sun
7 1 (0.83%) JBoss
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