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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 574 559 573
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 73 77 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 53 31
Median daily rate £450 £475 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +12.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £300 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 - -

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
45369 44062 42291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.62% 78.90% 77.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29987 27471 26430
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 £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1041 1287 1211
Median hourly rate £33.50 £29.82 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% -0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.73 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Business Process Improvement Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 May 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 -40 53 £450 -5.26% 15
London -12 18 £450 +2.27% 9
South East -3 13 £480 +20.00%
Scotland -6 13 £425 -5.55% 1
East of England 0 11 £425 -19.04% 2
Edinburgh -3 11 £438 +34.61% 1
Bedfordshire - 6 £450 - 1
Wales - 5 £475 -
Northamptonshire +8 4 £475 +5.55%
Northampton +5 4 £475 +5.55%
East Midlands +5 4 £475 +8.57%
West Midlands -10 4 £475 +26.66%
West Sussex - 4 £500 -
Worthing - 4 £500 -
Luton - 4 £425 - 1
Hampshire +2 3 £450 +12.50%
Birmingham 0 3 £475 +31.03%
Berkshire - 3 £513 -
Croydon - 3 £450 -
City of London +39 2 £438 -16.66% 3
Cambridgeshire +5 2 - -
Cambridge +1 2 - -
Surrey -5 2 £374 -
North West -5 2 £415 -5.14% 2
Manchester -10 2 £415 -5.14% 2
Leatherhead - 2 £374 -
Reading - 2 £513 -
Newport - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
West Wales - 2 £475 -

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 122 (94.57%) Process Improvement
2 60 (46.51%) Business Analysis
3 41 (31.78%) Finance
4 33 (25.58%) Change Management
5 25 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (18.60%) Use Case
7 23 (17.83%) Project Management
8 22 (17.05%) Six Sigma
9 19 (14.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (14.73%) CMS
10 17 (13.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 17 (13.18%) Sitecore
10 17 (13.18%) User Experience
11 14 (10.85%) Telecoms
12 13 (10.08%) Management Information System
12 13 (10.08%) MS Visio
12 13 (10.08%) Retail
13 10 (7.75%) Lean Six Sigma
13 10 (7.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 10 (7.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (7.75%) Process Management
14 9 (6.98%) Degree
14 9 (6.98%) JIRA
14 9 (6.98%) Data Analysis
15 8 (6.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 8 (6.20%) User Stories
15 8 (6.20%) BPMN
15 8 (6.20%) Axure RP
16 7 (5.43%) Microsoft

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 (14.73%) CMS
2 17 (13.18%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (4.65%) Drupal
4 4 (3.10%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.55%) SAS
7 1 (0.78%) Apache
7 1 (0.78%) Documentum
7 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (10.08%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.10%) MS Office
2 4 (3.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.55%) Primavera
2 2 (1.55%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.78%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Lucidchart
2 3 (2.33%) Office 365
3 2 (1.55%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) Network Security
2 4 (3.10%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.33%) BGP
3 3 (2.33%) DHCP
3 3 (2.33%) DNS
3 3 (2.33%) EIGRP
3 3 (2.33%) GLBP
3 3 (2.33%) HSRP
3 3 (2.33%) Internet
3 3 (2.33%) IPsec
3 3 (2.33%) OSPF
3 3 (2.33%) VRRP
3 3 (2.33%) Wireless
4 1 (0.78%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.78%) Firewall
4 1 (0.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.33%) GIS
1 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.78%) MS Access
2 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.98%) JIRA
2 8 (6.20%) Axure RP
3 4 (3.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 41 (31.78%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Telecoms
3 13 (10.08%) Retail
4 4 (3.10%) Local Government
5 3 (2.33%) Legal
5 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.55%) Back Office
6 2 (1.55%) Banking
6 2 (1.55%) Marketing
6 2 (1.55%) Publishing
7 1 (0.78%) Billing
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 82 (63.57%) Analyst
2 67 (51.94%) Business Analyst
3 15 (11.63%) Process Analyst
4 11 (8.53%) Telecoms Analyst
4 11 (8.53%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 10 (7.75%) Architect
5 10 (7.75%) Process Improvement Analyst
6 9 (6.98%) Business Process Analyst
6 9 (6.98%) Digital Analyst
6 9 (6.98%) Digital Business Analyst
6 9 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (6.20%) Business Improvement Analyst
7 8 (6.20%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
7 8 (6.20%) Process Improvement Specialist
7 8 (6.20%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.43%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) Head of Operations
9 5 (3.88%) Head of Security
9 5 (3.88%) OSS Business Analyst
9 5 (3.88%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.33%) .NET
1 3 (2.33%) .NET Framework
1 3 (2.33%) Middleware
2 2 (1.55%) Web Services
3 1 (0.78%) HTML
3 1 (0.78%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.18%) User Experience
3 13 (10.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.55%) EMV
5 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.78%) Clustering
5 1 (0.78%) Contactless
5 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.78%) FMCG
5 1 (0.78%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.78%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.78%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (0.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (94.57%) Process Improvement
2 60 (46.51%) Business Analysis
3 33 (25.58%) Change Management
4 24 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (18.60%) Use Case
5 23 (17.83%) Project Management
6 22 (17.05%) Six Sigma
7 19 (14.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (7.75%) Lean Six Sigma
8 10 (7.75%) Process Management
8 10 (7.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (6.98%) Data Analysis
10 8 (6.20%) BPMN
10 8 (6.20%) User Stories
11 7 (5.43%) Stakeholder Analysis
11 7 (5.43%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (4.65%) DMAIC
12 6 (4.65%) Information Security
12 6 (4.65%) Requirements Management
12 6 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.10%) C#
2 3 (2.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.55%) C
3 2 (1.55%) SQL
4 1 (0.78%) AWK
4 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.78%) Java
4 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.78%) Perl
4 1 (0.78%) Python
4 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (7.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 9 (6.98%) Degree
3 8 (6.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 5 (3.88%) CISA
4 5 (3.88%) CISM
4 5 (3.88%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (3.88%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.10%) ISEB
6 3 (2.33%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.33%) IIBA
6 3 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.55%) CBAP
7 2 (1.55%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 1 (0.78%) CCIE
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.78%) CISSP
8 1 (0.78%) ECDL
8 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.88%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Puppet
1 1 (0.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (13.18%) Sitecore
2 7 (5.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.43%) Oracle
3 5 (3.88%) Remedy
4 2 (1.55%) Adobe
4 2 (1.55%) SAP
5 1 (0.78%) Brio
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco
5 1 (0.78%) EMC
5 1 (0.78%) F5
5 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
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