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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
UK
Rank 547 565 549
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 49 53 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 51
Median daily rate £413 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £363 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £644 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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
37444 42299 41509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.58% 82.71% 79.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24822 27641 26311
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 965 1161 1101
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017.

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 29 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +43 44 £413 -17.50% 12
London -6 14 £425 -30.89% 7
South West - 13 £400 - 1
South East +15 10 £425 -10.52%
Bristol - 7 £400 -
East Midlands +3 6 £375 +3.44%
Berkshire +23 5 - -
Derby - 5 £375 -
Derbyshire - 5 £375 -
West Sussex -12 3 £425 -17.07%
Wiltshire - 3 £413 -
Swindon - 3 £413 -
Scotland +14 2 £375 +78.57%
Dorset - 2 £353 - 1
Poole - 2 £353 -
Yorkshire +20 1 £400 - 2
Nottinghamshire +6 1 - -
Inverclyde +5 1 £375 +78.57%
Gourock +4 1 £375 +78.57%
Hampshire +4 1 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £270 -
Avonmouth - 1 £428 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £425 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £270 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 101 (97.12%) Process Improvement
2 40 (38.46%) Business Analysis
3 30 (28.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (16.35%) Project Management
7 15 (14.42%) SAP
8 14 (13.46%) Finance
9 13 (12.50%) Change Management
9 13 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 13 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (11.54%) Linux
11 11 (10.58%) Scrum
11 11 (10.58%) Migration
11 11 (10.58%) Degree
11 11 (10.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (9.62%) User Stories
12 10 (9.62%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (9.62%) Retail
12 10 (9.62%) Manufacturing
12 10 (9.62%) XML
12 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
13 9 (8.65%) SQL
13 9 (8.65%) Service Management
13 9 (8.65%) Six Sigma
13 9 (8.65%) GAP Analysis
13 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
13 9 (8.65%) Feasibility Study
14 8 (7.69%) Stakeholder Analysis
14 8 (7.69%) Defect 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 5 (4.81%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.96%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.96%) ArcSDE
3 1 (0.96%) CMS
3 1 (0.96%) Confluence
3 1 (0.96%) JBoss
3 1 (0.96%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.96%) SAS
3 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS PowerPoint
1 7 (6.73%) MS Project
2 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.69%) SAP MII
1 8 (7.69%) SAP PP
1 8 (7.69%) SAP PP-PI
2 1 (0.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.96%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (0.96%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) IaaS
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.81%) PaaS
1 5 (4.81%) SaaS
2 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.92%) G Suite
3 2 (1.92%) Office 365
3 2 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) LAN
1 6 (5.77%) SAN
2 3 (2.88%) HTTP
3 2 (1.92%) DMZ
3 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.96%) LDAP
4 1 (0.96%) Network Security
4 1 (0.96%) SNMP
4 1 (0.96%) SSL
4 1 (0.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) Hadoop
2 6 (5.77%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (4.81%) Data Lake
3 5 (4.81%) HDInsight
3 5 (4.81%) InfluxDB
3 5 (4.81%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.81%) OpenTSDB
3 5 (4.81%) Power BI
4 3 (2.88%) Big Data
5 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.96%) GIS
6 1 (0.96%) MySQL
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.96%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (3.85%) JIRA
3 2 (1.92%) Selenium
4 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.96%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.96%) JMeter
4 1 (0.96%) JUnit
4 1 (0.96%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.96%) LSMW
4 1 (0.96%) NUnit
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.96%) PeopleTools
4 1 (0.96%) Sahi
4 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.96%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.96%) Subversion
4 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.96%) WATIR
General
1 14 (13.46%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Manufacturing
2 10 (9.62%) Retail
3 7 (6.73%) Legal
4 6 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.81%) Aerospace
6 4 (3.85%) Marketing
7 3 (2.88%) Back Office
8 2 (1.92%) Banking
8 2 (1.92%) Games
9 1 (0.96%) Electronics
9 1 (0.96%) Law
9 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (53.85%) Analyst
2 43 (41.35%) Business Analyst
3 13 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (9.62%) Consultant
4 10 (9.62%) Project Manager
4 10 (9.62%) Senior Business Analyst
5 9 (8.65%) SAP Analyst
6 8 (7.69%) SAP Business Analyst
6 8 (7.69%) SAP PP Analyst
6 8 (7.69%) SAP PP Business Analyst
6 8 (7.69%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
7 7 (6.73%) Security Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) Architect
8 6 (5.77%) Technical Leader
9 5 (4.81%) Data Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Information Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) Information Security Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Business Consultant
10 4 (3.85%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) XML
2 8 (7.69%) Middleware
2 8 (7.69%) SAP XI
3 7 (6.73%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (4.81%) .NET
4 5 (4.81%) JSON
5 3 (2.88%) SOAP
6 2 (1.92%) HTML
7 1 (0.96%) Ajax
7 1 (0.96%) CSS
7 1 (0.96%) J2EE
7 1 (0.96%) SAML
7 1 (0.96%) Spring
7 1 (0.96%) Web Services
7 1 (0.96%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.73%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (2.88%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (2.88%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.96%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.96%) PMI
6 1 (0.96%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.96%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.54%) Linux
2 7 (6.73%) Unix
3 6 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.77%) Solaris
4 3 (2.88%) Windows
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (97.12%) Process Improvement
2 40 (38.46%) Business Analysis
3 30 (28.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (16.35%) Project Management
6 13 (12.50%) Change Management
6 13 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (10.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (10.58%) Migration
7 11 (10.58%) Scrum
8 10 (9.62%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (9.62%) User Stories
9 9 (8.65%) Feasibility Study
9 9 (8.65%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (8.65%) Service Management
9 9 (8.65%) Six Sigma
10 8 (7.69%) Defect Management
10 8 (7.69%) Information Security
10 8 (7.69%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 8 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.65%) SQL
2 7 (6.73%) Python
3 5 (4.81%) C#
3 5 (4.81%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.81%) R
4 3 (2.88%) Java
5 1 (0.96%) C
5 1 (0.96%) Go
5 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.96%) Ruby
5 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) Degree
2 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.81%) ISEB
5 3 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.92%) CISM
7 1 (0.96%) ACCA
7 1 (0.96%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.96%) CIMA
7 1 (0.96%) CISA
7 1 (0.96%) CISSP
7 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.96%) GISP
7 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.96%) PMP
7 1 (0.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.96%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Docker
1 1 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Ansible
1 1 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.96%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (0.96%) Nagios
1 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.96%) Puppet
1 1 (0.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (14.42%) SAP
2 10 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.73%) IBM
4 7 (6.73%) Oracle
4 7 (6.73%) Tableau
5 6 (5.77%) Talend
5 6 (5.77%) TIBCO
6 5 (4.81%) MuleSoft
7 3 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.92%) Cognos
8 2 (1.92%) Google
8 2 (1.92%) HP
8 2 (1.92%) Veritas
9 1 (0.96%) Ariba
9 1 (0.96%) Citrix
9 1 (0.96%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.96%) OpenText
9 1 (0.96%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds