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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 521 497 511
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 71 73 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 44 37
Average daily rate
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£438 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £590 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £405
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
40533 37796 34894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.73% 73.83% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 23240 20514
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1096 1172 1415
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -43 52 £438 -1.68% 13
London +8 24 £431 -17.85% 5
Scotland +3 16 £425 -4.22%
South West -17 11 £475 +18.75% 2
East Midlands - 7 £550 -
Northamptonshire - 6 £563 -
Wiltshire - 5 £475 - 1
City of London +2 3 £438 +12.90% 3
West Midlands -3 3 £425 - 1
Bristol -12 3 £750 +87.50%
Northampton - 3 £550 -
Swindon - 3 £475 -
Berkshire -3 2 £406 -18.75%
Leeds -13 2 £375 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire -13 2 £375 +1.69% 3
West Yorkshire -14 2 £375 +36.36% 1
North West -15 2 £375 -14.28%
South East -51 2 £406 +14.84% 1
Manchester -12 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £400 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £350 -
Essex - 1 £350 -
Cardiff - 1 £250 -
Harlow - 1 £350 -
Coventry - 1 £425 - 1
South Wales - 1 £250 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Wales - 1 £250 -
East of England - 1 £350 - 1

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 56 (47.06%) Business Analysis
2 51 (42.86%) Finance
3 28 (23.53%) Project Management
3 28 (23.53%) Process Improvement
4 26 (21.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (15.97%) Banking
5 19 (15.97%) Change Management
5 19 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (15.13%) ITIL
7 15 (12.61%) Microsoft
7 15 (12.61%) Retail
7 15 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (10.92%) PRINCE2
8 13 (10.92%) Six Sigma
8 13 (10.92%) Service Management
9 12 (10.08%) GAP Analysis
9 12 (10.08%) Oracle
10 11 (9.24%) MS Visio
10 11 (9.24%) Business Transformation
11 10 (8.40%) Risk Management
11 10 (8.40%) Degree
12 9 (7.56%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (7.56%) BPR
13 8 (6.72%) Management Information System
13 8 (6.72%) SQL
13 8 (6.72%) Windows
13 8 (6.72%) Retail Banking
13 8 (6.72%) Lean Six Sigma
13 8 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (5.88%) Time Management

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (5.88%) SAS
2 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.52%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.84%) IIS
5 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (9.24%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.20%) MS Project
2 5 (4.20%) MS Office
2 5 (4.20%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.52%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.68%) SPSS
4 2 (1.68%) Niku Workbench
4 2 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (4.20%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.84%) Agresso
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.84%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.84%) IaaS
1 1 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.84%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) ATM
2 4 (3.36%) HTTP
2 4 (3.36%) VLAN
3 3 (2.52%) Intranet
3 3 (2.52%) Firewall
3 3 (2.52%) LAN
3 3 (2.52%) WAN
4 1 (0.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.52%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.68%) Spotfire
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.84%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.84%) JIRA
General
1 51 (42.86%) Finance
2 19 (15.97%) Banking
3 15 (12.61%) Retail
4 8 (6.72%) Retail Banking
5 6 (5.04%) Marketing
5 6 (5.04%) Advertising
6 5 (4.20%) Front Office
7 3 (2.52%) Legal
8 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.68%) Billing
9 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.84%) Publishing
9 1 (0.84%) Games
9 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.84%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 52 (43.70%) Analyst
2 49 (41.18%) Business Analyst
3 17 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.56%) Consultant
5 6 (5.04%) Business Manager
6 5 (4.20%) Programme Manager
6 5 (4.20%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (4.20%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (3.36%) Change Manager
7 4 (3.36%) Architect
8 3 (2.52%) Service Analyst
8 3 (2.52%) Senior Manager
8 3 (2.52%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (2.52%) Process Manager
8 3 (2.52%) Service Management Analyst
8 3 (2.52%) Applications Architect
8 3 (2.52%) Six Sigma Specialist
9 2 (1.68%) Process Improvement Manager
9 2 (1.68%) User Experience Consultant
9 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.36%) HTML
1 4 (3.36%) SOAP
1 4 (3.36%) Hibernate
1 4 (3.36%) Spring
2 3 (2.52%) Ajax
2 3 (2.52%) CSS
2 3 (2.52%) HTML5
2 3 (2.52%) CSS3
3 2 (1.68%) JSP
3 2 (1.68%) XML
3 2 (1.68%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 2 (1.68%) EDI
4 1 (0.84%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.84%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.84%) Middleware
4 1 (0.84%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.84%) WCF
4 1 (0.84%) XSD
4 1 (0.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.97%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.72%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.04%) PMI
4 5 (4.20%) Credit Risk
5 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.52%) Open Source
6 3 (2.52%) User Experience
6 3 (2.52%) Derivative
7 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.84%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.84%) NHS
7 1 (0.84%) APACS
7 1 (0.84%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.72%) Windows
2 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.52%) Android
4 1 (0.84%) AIX
4 1 (0.84%) Linux
4 1 (0.84%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (47.06%) Business Analysis
2 28 (23.53%) Project Management
2 28 (23.53%) Process Improvement
3 26 (21.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (15.97%) Change Management
5 18 (15.13%) ITIL
6 15 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (10.92%) PRINCE2
7 13 (10.92%) Six Sigma
7 13 (10.92%) Service Management
8 12 (10.08%) GAP Analysis
9 11 (9.24%) Business Transformation
10 10 (8.40%) Risk Management
11 9 (7.56%) BPR
11 9 (7.56%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (6.72%) Lean Six Sigma
12 8 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (5.88%) Time Management
13 7 (5.88%) Migration
13 7 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.72%) SQL
2 6 (5.04%) Java
3 3 (2.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.68%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.84%) VB
5 1 (0.84%) Python
5 1 (0.84%) Perl
5 1 (0.84%) C
5 1 (0.84%) C#
5 1 (0.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (8.40%) Degree
2 6 (5.04%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 4 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.68%) MOS
6 2 (1.68%) ISEB
6 2 (1.68%) MCSE
6 2 (1.68%) PMP
6 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.84%) CISA
7 1 (0.84%) GIAC
7 1 (0.84%) CCIE
7 1 (0.84%) CCNP
7 1 (0.84%) CCNA
7 1 (0.84%) CISSP
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) SLA
1 3 (2.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.68%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.68%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 15 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.08%) Oracle
3 5 (4.20%) HP
3 5 (4.20%) ServiceNow
4 4 (3.36%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.36%) Citrix
4 4 (3.36%) SAP
5 2 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.68%) Tableau
5 2 (1.68%) Niku
5 2 (1.68%) BT
6 1 (0.84%) Google
6 1 (0.84%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.84%) webMethods
6 1 (0.84%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.84%) Cisco
6 1 (0.84%) IBM
6 1 (0.84%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.84%) Software AG
6 1 (0.84%) Lotus
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