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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 526 549 500
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -49
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 76 49 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.090% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 33 40
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£494 £424 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.51% +2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £423 £391
% change year-on-year
+18.34% +7.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £54.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £54.30

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
42539 40813 35078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.36% 74.79% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25477 20902
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1220 1147 1066
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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 +21 71 £494 +16.17% 9
London +1 22 £450 -18.18% 4
East of England +33 20 £525 - 2
Suffolk - 18 £525 - 1
Ipswich - 17 £525 - 1
South East -16 10 £400 -5.88% 1
East Midlands -1 9 £438 +2.94%
Buckinghamshire - 6 - - 1
City of London +24 5 £500 -13.04%
Derbyshire +7 5 £403 -
Northampton -3 4 £450 +6.50%
Scotland -4 4 £450 +9.75% 1
Northamptonshire -8 4 £450 +5.88%
South West +14 3 £475 +15.50%
Wiltshire +12 3 £475 +12.42%
Chesterfield +4 3 £403 -
Manchester -7 3 £575 +37.23% 1
North West -16 3 £575 +37.23% 1
Swindon +8 2 £481 +13.90%
West Midlands -2 2 £363 +20.83%
Hampshire -3 2 £400 -
Cambridgeshire -4 2 £370 - 1
Canary Wharf -7 2 £488 -17.37%
Yorkshire -25 2 £200 -60.00%
South Yorkshire - 2 £200 -
Uxbridge - 2 £279 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £200 -
Edinburgh - 2 £325 -
Birmingham - 2 £363 -

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 68 (43.59%) Business Analysis
2 62 (39.74%) Finance
3 43 (27.56%) Process Improvement
4 38 (24.36%) Microsoft
5 36 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (22.44%) Change Management
7 30 (19.23%) Windows
8 27 (17.31%) Project Management
9 25 (16.03%) Service Management
10 22 (14.10%) HP
11 21 (13.46%) ITIL
11 21 (13.46%) BPR
12 19 (12.18%) Process Management
12 19 (12.18%) GAP Analysis
12 19 (12.18%) Requirements Analysis
12 19 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (10.90%) .NET
13 17 (10.90%) Business Transformation
14 16 (10.26%) HP SiteScope
14 16 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (10.26%) SOAP
14 16 (10.26%) Citrix
14 16 (10.26%) HTTP
14 16 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (10.26%) Red Hat
14 16 (10.26%) VLAN
15 15 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (8.97%) Banking
16 14 (8.97%) Migration
16 14 (8.97%) Management Information System

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (4.49%) Documentum
2 6 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.28%) SAS
3 2 (1.28%) Confluence
4 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.64%) CMS
4 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.21%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.92%) MS Office
3 3 (1.92%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.28%) MS Project
4 2 (1.28%) SPSS
4 2 (1.28%) Niku Workbench
5 1 (0.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (5.77%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (3.21%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.64%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.64%) Agresso
3 1 (0.64%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.64%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.26%) HTTP
1 16 (10.26%) VLAN
2 5 (3.21%) Network Security
2 5 (3.21%) ATM
3 3 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.28%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.28%) Spotfire
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.56%) JIRA
2 3 (1.92%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.28%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.64%) Selenium
4 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
General
1 62 (39.74%) Finance
2 14 (8.97%) Banking
3 9 (5.77%) Retail
4 8 (5.13%) Front Office
5 7 (4.49%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.85%) Advertising
7 5 (3.21%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.28%) Legal
8 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.64%) Law
9 1 (0.64%) Publishing
9 1 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Marketing
9 1 (0.64%) French Language
Job Titles
1 66 (42.31%) Analyst
2 61 (39.10%) Business Analyst
3 22 (14.10%) Consultant
4 18 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 14 (8.97%) Architect
6 9 (5.77%) Business Systems Analyst
6 9 (5.77%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (5.13%) Service Manager
7 8 (5.13%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Consultant
9 6 (3.85%) Change Manager
10 5 (3.21%) Technical Manager
10 5 (3.21%) Technical Services Manager
11 4 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (2.56%) Technical Business Analyst
11 4 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (2.56%) Integration Architect
11 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
12 3 (1.92%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.90%) .NET
2 16 (10.26%) SOAP
3 11 (7.05%) XML
4 9 (5.77%) ADO
4 9 (5.77%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.56%) HTML
6 3 (1.92%) Ajax
6 3 (1.92%) CSS
6 3 (1.92%) HTML5
6 3 (1.92%) CSS3
7 2 (1.28%) EDI
8 1 (0.64%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.64%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.64%) FpML
8 1 (0.64%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.64%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.64%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.64%) WCF
8 1 (0.64%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.97%) Management Information System
3 13 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 9 (5.77%) N-Tier
5 7 (4.49%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.85%) Credit Risk
6 6 (3.85%) Derivative
7 4 (2.56%) iSeries
7 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.92%) User Experience
9 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.64%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.64%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.64%) Statistics
9 1 (0.64%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.64%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.64%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.23%) Windows
2 16 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.92%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.92%) UNIX
3 3 (1.92%) Android
4 1 (0.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (43.59%) Business Analysis
2 43 (27.56%) Process Improvement
3 36 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (22.44%) Change Management
5 27 (17.31%) Project Management
6 25 (16.03%) Service Management
7 21 (13.46%) ITIL
7 21 (13.46%) BPR
8 19 (12.18%) Process Management
8 19 (12.18%) GAP Analysis
8 19 (12.18%) Requirements Analysis
9 17 (10.90%) Business Transformation
10 15 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (8.97%) Migration
11 14 (8.97%) PRINCE2
12 12 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
12 12 (7.69%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 11 (7.05%) Risk Management
13 11 (7.05%) Systems Analysis
14 10 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.05%) C#
2 10 (6.41%) VB
3 8 (5.13%) SQL
4 4 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.28%) Perl
5 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.28%) Java
5 2 (1.28%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.64%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.64%) SOQL
6 1 (0.64%) ABAP
6 1 (0.64%) Python
6 1 (0.64%) C
6 1 (0.64%) C++
6 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (7.69%) Degree
2 6 (3.85%) MOS
3 5 (3.21%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.21%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.56%) ISEB
4 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.28%) CIMA
5 2 (1.28%) MCP
5 2 (1.28%) IIBA
5 2 (1.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.64%) CBAP
6 1 (0.64%) APMP
6 1 (0.64%) HND
6 1 (0.64%) MCSE
6 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.64%) PMP
6 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) SLA
2 2 (1.28%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.64%) GxP
System Software
1 5 (3.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (10.26%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.10%) HP
3 16 (10.26%) Red Hat
3 16 (10.26%) Citrix
4 13 (8.33%) Kofax
5 9 (5.77%) EMC
6 6 (3.85%) BMC
6 6 (3.85%) NetApp
6 6 (3.85%) Oracle
6 6 (3.85%) Cisco
6 6 (3.85%) NetScout
7 5 (3.21%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.92%) SAP
9 2 (1.28%) Niku
9 2 (1.28%) Tableau
10 1 (0.64%) Tradeweb
10 1 (0.64%) Solace
10 1 (0.64%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.64%) Lotus
10 1 (0.64%) OpenText
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