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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 555 517 508
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 57 70 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 44
Average daily rate
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£425 £476 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £328 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £424 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.20% +9.35%
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
42724 38810 38732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.64% 74.15% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 27578 24127 22614
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1161 1169 1421
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.28%
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 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -49 47 £428 -10.09% 29
London -12 21 £378 -28.09% 9
East Midlands +6 10 £488 +2.57% 3
Northamptonshire -2 10 £488 +2.57% 2
Northampton -2 6 £476 - 2
South West -24 5 £725 +66.18% 1
West Midlands -5 4 £425 - 2
South East -29 4 £395 +20.42% 6
City of London +14 3 £500 +6.95% 2
Bristol -17 3 £750 +71.91%
Yorkshire -4 2 £375 -16.66% 4
West Yorkshire -8 2 £375 -16.66% 1
Hampshire -30 2 £395 +23.82% 2
Leeds - 2 £375 - 1
Berkshire +6 1 £350 -39.13% 1
Reading - 1 £350 - 1
Twickenham - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £425 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £250 -
Coventry - 1 £425 -
Surrey - 1 £550 -
South Wales - 1 £250 -
Wales - 1 £250 -
East of England - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 53 (49.53%) Business Analysis
2 41 (38.32%) Finance
3 33 (30.84%) Process Improvement
4 25 (23.36%) Project Management
5 20 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (16.82%) Six Sigma
7 18 (16.82%) Banking
8 17 (15.89%) Oracle
9 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
10 15 (14.02%) PRINCE2
10 15 (14.02%) Change Management
10 15 (14.02%) Retail
11 14 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (12.15%) Management Information System
13 12 (11.21%) ITIL
14 11 (10.28%) Degree
14 11 (10.28%) Business Transformation
15 10 (9.35%) Requirements Analysis
15 10 (9.35%) Risk Management
16 9 (8.41%) GAP Analysis
16 9 (8.41%) UML
16 9 (8.41%) MS Excel
16 9 (8.41%) CRM
16 9 (8.41%) MS Visio
16 9 (8.41%) Retail Banking
16 9 (8.41%) Lean Six Sigma
17 8 (7.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
17 8 (7.48%) SQL
17 8 (7.48%) SAP

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 6 (5.61%) SAS
2 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.80%) IIS
3 3 (2.80%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (8.41%) MS Excel
1 9 (8.41%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.61%) MS Project
3 4 (3.74%) MS Office
4 3 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.80%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.93%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (2.80%) SAP CRM
2 3 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.93%) Agresso
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Force.com
1 1 (0.93%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.93%) IaaS
1 1 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.93%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) ATM
2 3 (2.80%) LAN
2 3 (2.80%) WAN
2 3 (2.80%) Firewall
3 2 (1.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Rational Rose
General
1 41 (38.32%) Finance
2 18 (16.82%) Banking
3 15 (14.02%) Retail
4 9 (8.41%) Retail Banking
5 6 (5.61%) Marketing
6 4 (3.74%) Advertising
7 3 (2.80%) Legal
7 3 (2.80%) General Ledger
7 3 (2.80%) Back Office
8 2 (1.87%) Automotive
8 2 (1.87%) Billing
8 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (50.47%) Analyst
2 49 (45.79%) Business Analyst
3 14 (13.08%) Project Manager
4 12 (11.21%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (11.21%) Senior Business Analyst
5 10 (9.35%) Consultant
6 6 (5.61%) Oracle Consultant
7 5 (4.67%) Programme Manager
7 5 (4.67%) Business Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Lead Business Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) Process Manager
9 3 (2.80%) Integration Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) Payments Business Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) Six Sigma Specialist
9 3 (2.80%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) E-Business Consultant
9 3 (2.80%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 3 (2.80%) Architect
9 3 (2.80%) Functional Consultant
10 2 (1.87%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) Hibernate
1 4 (3.74%) Spring
2 2 (1.87%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (1.87%) JSP
3 1 (0.93%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) XML
3 1 (0.93%) XSD
3 1 (0.93%) XSLT
3 1 (0.93%) Middleware
3 1 (0.93%) OLE
3 1 (0.93%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.15%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.48%) PMI
4 4 (3.74%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.74%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.80%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.80%) Open Source
5 3 (2.80%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.80%) APACS
6 2 (1.87%) NHS
6 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.80%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) AIX
2 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (49.53%) Business Analysis
2 33 (30.84%) Process Improvement
3 25 (23.36%) Project Management
4 20 (18.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (16.82%) Six Sigma
6 15 (14.02%) PRINCE2
6 15 (14.02%) Change Management
7 14 (13.08%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (11.21%) ITIL
9 11 (10.28%) Business Transformation
10 10 (9.35%) Risk Management
10 10 (9.35%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (8.41%) Lean Six Sigma
11 9 (8.41%) GAP Analysis
11 9 (8.41%) CRM
11 9 (8.41%) UML
12 7 (6.54%) Data Modelling
12 7 (6.54%) Migration
12 7 (6.54%) Data Analysis
12 7 (6.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.48%) SQL
2 5 (4.67%) Java
3 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (10.28%) Degree
2 8 (7.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 8 (7.48%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.74%) ISEB
5 3 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.80%) PMP
6 2 (1.87%) CISA
6 2 (1.87%) GIAC
6 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.87%) CISSP
6 2 (1.87%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.93%) MCSE
7 1 (0.93%) CCIE
7 1 (0.93%) CCNP
7 1 (0.93%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) Tivoli
1 3 (2.80%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (2.80%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 17 (15.89%) Oracle
2 16 (14.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.48%) SAP
4 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.87%) BT
5 2 (1.87%) IBM
5 2 (1.87%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.93%) Casewise
6 1 (0.93%) Google
6 1 (0.93%) Pega
6 1 (0.93%) webMethods
6 1 (0.93%) Niku
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) Dell
6 1 (0.93%) Software AG
6 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
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