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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 595 595 596
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 44 62 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.11% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.100% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 29
Median daily rate £400 £488 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £313 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £488 £400
% change year-on-year
-26.15% +21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.35 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 - -

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
44128 46836 44243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.77% 80.32% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29130 30462 27410
Median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 1273 1191
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -11 43 £400 -17.94% 8
London +4 20 £431 -4.16% 3
North West +8 7 £356 -5.00% 1
South East +6 6 £388 +9.15%
Berkshire - 4 £275 -
Cheshire - 4 - -
City of London +38 3 £488 -2.50%
East of England +14 3 £475 +40.74% 1
North East - 3 £350 -
Manchester -3 2 £356 -29.45%
East Midlands -5 2 £375 -24.24% 1
West Midlands -29 2 £355 -40.83%
Durham - 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +20 1 - -
Hampshire +13 1 - -
Scotland +9 1 £275 -
Northampton -5 1 £375 -24.24% 1
Northamptonshire -7 1 £375 -24.24% 1
Birmingham -12 1 £350 -49.27%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £350 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £275 -
Norfolk - 1 £400 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £550 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £350 -
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £500 -
Hounslow - 1 £450 -
Nottingham - 1 - -

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (93.65%) Process Improvement
2 57 (45.24%) Business Analysis
3 32 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (23.81%) Finance
5 29 (23.02%) Change Management
5 29 (23.02%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (19.84%) Project Management
8 24 (19.05%) Use Case
9 19 (15.08%) Six Sigma
10 18 (14.29%) CMS
10 18 (14.29%) User Experience
11 17 (13.49%) Sitecore CMS
11 17 (13.49%) Sitecore
12 15 (11.90%) User Stories
13 13 (10.32%) Lean Six Sigma
14 12 (9.52%) Telecoms
15 11 (8.73%) Data Analysis
16 10 (7.94%) JIRA
16 10 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (7.94%) Retail
17 9 (7.14%) PRINCE2
17 9 (7.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
18 8 (6.35%) Axure RP
18 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
18 8 (6.35%) MS Visio
18 8 (6.35%) ITIL
18 8 (6.35%) BPR
18 8 (6.35%) Management Information System
19 7 (5.56%) Process Management

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 18 (14.29%) CMS
2 17 (13.49%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (4.76%) Drupal
4 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) Apache
5 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
1 8 (6.35%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.97%) MS Office
3 4 (3.17%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.59%) MS Project
5 2 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.59%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Lucidchart
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) Firewall
1 2 (1.59%) Network Security
1 2 (1.59%) SSL
1 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.79%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) Intranet
2 1 (0.79%) LAN
2 1 (0.79%) LDAP
2 1 (0.79%) WAN
2 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.38%) GIS
2 1 (0.79%) MS Access
2 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.94%) JIRA
2 8 (6.35%) Axure RP
3 4 (3.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.79%) LoadRunner
General
1 30 (23.81%) Finance
2 12 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.94%) Retail
4 5 (3.97%) Local Government
5 3 (2.38%) Marketing
6 2 (1.59%) Legal
6 2 (1.59%) Publishing
7 1 (0.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.79%) Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 91 (72.22%) Analyst
2 72 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 23 (18.25%) Process Analyst
4 20 (15.87%) Business Process Analyst
5 9 (7.14%) Telecoms Analyst
5 9 (7.14%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 8 (6.35%) Digital Analyst
6 8 (6.35%) Digital Business Analyst
7 7 (5.56%) Business Improvement Analyst
7 7 (5.56%) Consultant
7 7 (5.56%) Process Consultant
7 7 (5.56%) Process Improvement Analyst
7 7 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Business Consultant
8 6 (4.76%) Business Process Consultant
8 6 (4.76%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Process Improvement Specialist
8 6 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.97%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) Ajax
1 1 (0.79%) HTML
1 1 (0.79%) J2EE
1 1 (0.79%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (0.79%) Middleware
1 1 (0.79%) SAML
1 1 (0.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.02%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (14.29%) User Experience
3 8 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.59%) EMV
5 1 (0.79%) Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) Contactless
5 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.79%) EPoS
5 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.59%) Linux
2 1 (0.79%) Unix
2 1 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (93.65%) Process Improvement
2 57 (45.24%) Business Analysis
3 32 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (23.02%) Change Management
5 27 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (19.84%) Project Management
7 24 (19.05%) Use Case
8 19 (15.08%) Six Sigma
9 15 (11.90%) User Stories
10 13 (10.32%) Lean Six Sigma
11 11 (8.73%) Data Analysis
12 10 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (7.14%) PRINCE2
14 8 (6.35%) BPR
14 8 (6.35%) ITIL
15 7 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
15 7 (5.56%) Process Management
16 6 (4.76%) Service Management
16 6 (4.76%) Validation
16 6 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.17%) SQL
2 3 (2.38%) C
3 2 (1.59%) Java
4 1 (0.79%) AWK
4 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.79%) C#
4 1 (0.79%) Perl
4 1 (0.79%) Python
4 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (7.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 7 (5.56%) ISEB
3 6 (4.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 5 (3.97%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.97%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.38%) Degree
6 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.59%) IIBA
7 1 (0.79%) CISA
7 1 (0.79%) CISM
7 1 (0.79%) CISSP
7 1 (0.79%) GCFA
7 1 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.79%) PCI QSA
7 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.79%) RHCE
7 1 (0.79%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.59%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) 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
1 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (13.49%) Sitecore
2 7 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.97%) Remedy
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle
5 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.79%) Adobe
6 1 (0.79%) Brio
6 1 (0.79%) F5
6 1 (0.79%) IBM
6 1 (0.79%) SAP