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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 546 509 505
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 61 69 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 40
Average daily rate
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£434 £439 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £583 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
42039 38339 36744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.68% 73.76% 71.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27231 23808 21445
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1158 1415
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.80 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -35 48 £463 +2.77% 20
London -17 21 £430 -9.47% 7
East Midlands +11 11 £476 -
Northamptonshire -4 10 £488 +2.57%
South West - 10 £456 - 2
Scotland -8 8 £380 +12.59% 1
Northampton -4 6 £476 -
City of London +3 4 £469 +4.16% 2
Bristol - 3 £750 -
West Midlands -11 2 £425 - 4
South East -25 2 £450 +37.19% 3
Wiltshire - 2 £500 - 1
Berkshire +4 1 £350 -30.00% 1
Yorkshire -10 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £550 -
South Wales - 1 £250 -
Wales - 1 £250 -
East of England - 1 £350 - 2
Essex - 1 £350 - 2
Nottingham - 1 £400 -
Reading - 1 £350 - 1
Swindon - 1 £500 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £425 -
Cardiff - 1 £250 -
Harlow - 1 £350 - 2
Leamington Spa - - - - 1

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (47.71%) Business Analysis
2 38 (34.86%) Finance
3 30 (27.52%) Process Improvement
4 23 (21.10%) Project Management
5 21 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (18.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (17.43%) Banking
8 18 (16.51%) Change Management
9 17 (15.60%) Six Sigma
10 16 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (13.76%) Retail
11 15 (13.76%) Oracle
11 15 (13.76%) PRINCE2
11 15 (13.76%) Microsoft
12 14 (12.84%) ITIL
13 12 (11.01%) Management Information System
14 11 (10.09%) Service Management
14 11 (10.09%) Degree
14 11 (10.09%) Business Transformation
15 10 (9.17%) GAP Analysis
15 10 (9.17%) MS Visio
16 9 (8.26%) Requirements Analysis
16 9 (8.26%) Retail Banking
17 8 (7.34%) Lean Six Sigma
17 8 (7.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
17 8 (7.34%) Risk Management
17 8 (7.34%) PMI
17 8 (7.34%) PMI Certification
17 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
17 8 (7.34%) SQL

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (4.59%) SAS
2 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.75%) IIS
3 3 (2.75%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (9.17%) MS Visio
2 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.59%) MS Project
4 4 (3.67%) MS Office
5 3 (2.75%) Photoshop
5 3 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.75%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.92%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) VisionPLUS
2 4 (3.67%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.92%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.92%) Agresso
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.92%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.92%) IaaS
1 1 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.92%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) ATM
2 3 (2.75%) LAN
2 3 (2.75%) WAN
2 3 (2.75%) Firewall
3 2 (1.83%) VLAN
3 2 (1.83%) HTTP
3 2 (1.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.83%) Rational Rose
General
1 38 (34.86%) Finance
2 19 (17.43%) Banking
3 15 (13.76%) Retail
4 9 (8.26%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.59%) Marketing
6 4 (3.67%) Advertising
7 3 (2.75%) Legal
8 2 (1.83%) Back Office
8 2 (1.83%) Billing
8 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.92%) Games
9 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.92%) Automotive
9 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.92%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 52 (47.71%) Analyst
2 47 (43.12%) Business Analyst
3 14 (12.84%) Project Manager
4 9 (8.26%) Consultant
5 8 (7.34%) Senior Business Analyst
5 8 (7.34%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (4.59%) Programme Manager
6 5 (4.59%) Business Manager
7 3 (2.75%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (2.75%) Process Manager
7 3 (2.75%) Architect
7 3 (2.75%) Change Manager
7 3 (2.75%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (2.75%) Six Sigma Specialist
8 2 (1.83%) Payments Business Analyst
8 2 (1.83%) Designer
8 2 (1.83%) User Experience Consultant
8 2 (1.83%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (1.83%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (1.83%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.67%) Hibernate
1 4 (3.67%) Spring
2 3 (2.75%) Ajax
2 3 (2.75%) HTML5
2 3 (2.75%) CSS3
2 3 (2.75%) HTML
2 3 (2.75%) CSS
3 2 (1.83%) JSP
3 2 (1.83%) SOAP
3 2 (1.83%) EDI
3 2 (1.83%) XML
3 2 (1.83%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (0.92%) XSD
4 1 (0.92%) XSLT
4 1 (0.92%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.92%) Middleware
4 1 (0.92%) OLE
4 1 (0.92%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.01%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.34%) PMI
4 5 (4.59%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.75%) User Experience
5 3 (2.75%) Open Source
6 2 (1.83%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.83%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.83%) NHS
6 2 (1.83%) APACS
6 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.83%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.59%) Windows
2 3 (2.75%) Android
2 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.92%) UNIX
4 1 (0.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (47.71%) Business Analysis
2 30 (27.52%) Process Improvement
3 23 (21.10%) Project Management
4 20 (18.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (16.51%) Change Management
6 17 (15.60%) Six Sigma
7 16 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (13.76%) PRINCE2
9 14 (12.84%) ITIL
10 11 (10.09%) Service Management
10 11 (10.09%) Business Transformation
11 10 (9.17%) GAP Analysis
12 9 (8.26%) Requirements Analysis
13 8 (7.34%) Lean Six Sigma
13 8 (7.34%) Risk Management
14 7 (6.42%) BPR
14 7 (6.42%) UML
14 7 (6.42%) CRM
15 6 (5.50%) Migration
15 6 (5.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.34%) SQL
2 5 (4.59%) Java
3 3 (2.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.92%) VB
4 1 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (10.09%) Degree
2 8 (7.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 8 (7.34%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.75%) PMP
5 2 (1.83%) CISA
5 2 (1.83%) GIAC
5 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) ISEB
5 2 (1.83%) CISSP
5 2 (1.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.92%) MCSE
6 1 (0.92%) CCIE
6 1 (0.92%) CCNP
6 1 (0.92%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) QA
2 3 (2.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) Tivoli
1 3 (2.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (2.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.83%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 15 (13.76%) Oracle
1 15 (13.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.42%) SAP
3 3 (2.75%) HP
3 3 (2.75%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.83%) IBM
4 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.83%) BT
4 2 (1.83%) Citrix
4 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.92%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.92%) Software AG
5 1 (0.92%) Dell
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco
5 1 (0.92%) Google
5 1 (0.92%) Pega
5 1 (0.92%) webMethods
5 1 (0.92%) Niku
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