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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 517 539 508
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -31
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 79 56 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 29 29
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£475 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £324 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £518 £450 £415
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +8.43%
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
41173 39816 35317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.21% 75.21% 74.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26232 25172 21131
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1182 1174 1060
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -11.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.77 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £50.00 £49.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 0 75 £475 +15.06% 12
East of England +22 19 £525 - 1
Suffolk - 18 £525 -
London +1 17 £430 +7.50% 4
Ipswich - 17 £525 -
East Midlands +5 13 £450 -9.95%
South East -7 9 - - 2
Northampton +8 8 £484 -3.20%
Northamptonshire +1 8 £484 -3.20%
North West -11 8 £300 -28.40%
Buckinghamshire - 6 - - 1
Manchester -2 5 £300 -28.40%
Derbyshire - 5 £403 -
Scotland +3 4 £450 - 1
Yorkshire -17 4 £288 -42.50% 1
City of London +13 3 £550 -4.34% 2
West Midlands -11 3 £375 +25.00% 1
Chesterfield - 3 £403 -
Edinburgh 0 2 £325 - 1
Canary Wharf -8 2 £488 -17.37%
West Yorkshire -14 2 £375 -25.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 £200 -
Merseyside - 2 £250 -
Liverpool - 2 £250 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £200 -
South West +10 1 £400 +12.43% 3
Wiltshire +3 1 £400 -21.95%
Glasgow -2 1 £575 -

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 67 (43.51%) Business Analysis
2 62 (40.26%) Finance
3 42 (27.27%) Process Improvement
4 41 (26.62%) Microsoft
5 36 (23.38%) Change Management
6 35 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (18.83%) Windows
8 26 (16.88%) Project Management
9 20 (12.99%) BPR
9 20 (12.99%) HP
10 19 (12.34%) Process Management
11 18 (11.69%) .NET
12 17 (11.04%) ITIL
12 17 (11.04%) GAP Analysis
12 17 (11.04%) Requirements Analysis
12 17 (11.04%) Business Transformation
12 17 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (10.39%) SDLC
13 16 (10.39%) Service Management
14 14 (9.09%) Management Information System
14 14 (9.09%) Red Hat
14 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (9.09%) SOAP
14 14 (9.09%) SQL Server
14 14 (9.09%) Citrix
14 14 (9.09%) HTTP
14 14 (9.09%) VLAN
14 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
15 13 (8.44%) Degree

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (4.55%) Documentum
1 7 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.30%) Confluence
3 1 (0.65%) CMS
3 1 (0.65%) SAS
3 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (5.19%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.90%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.95%) MS Office
4 2 (1.30%) Niku Workbench
4 2 (1.30%) MS Project
5 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.65%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.60%) VisionPLUS
3 2 (1.30%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.65%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.65%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.65%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.09%) HTTP
1 14 (9.09%) VLAN
2 5 (3.25%) Network Security
3 4 (2.60%) ATM
4 3 (1.95%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.30%) MS Access
2 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.65%) Spotfire
3 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.60%) JIRA
2 3 (1.95%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.30%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.65%) Selenium
4 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
General
1 62 (40.26%) Finance
2 11 (7.14%) Banking
3 10 (6.49%) Retail
4 7 (4.55%) Front Office
5 6 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.90%) Advertising
6 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.60%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.30%) Legal
8 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Marketing
8 1 (0.65%) French Language
8 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.65%) Publishing
8 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (43.51%) Analyst
2 60 (38.96%) Business Analyst
3 23 (14.94%) Consultant
4 19 (12.34%) Project Manager
5 13 (8.44%) Architect
6 10 (6.49%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 9 (5.84%) Microsoft Consultant
7 9 (5.84%) Business Systems Analyst
7 9 (5.84%) Systems Analyst
8 8 (5.19%) Service Manager
9 5 (3.25%) Technical Services Manager
9 5 (3.25%) Technical Manager
9 5 (3.25%) Process Analyst
9 5 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.60%) Business Process Analyst
10 4 (2.60%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (2.60%) Integration Architect
10 4 (2.60%) Business Consultant
10 4 (2.60%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.69%) .NET
2 14 (9.09%) SOAP
3 12 (7.79%) XML
4 10 (6.49%) .NET Framework
5 9 (5.84%) ADO
6 2 (1.30%) J2EE
7 1 (0.65%) WCF
7 1 (0.65%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.65%) HTML
7 1 (0.65%) FpML
7 1 (0.65%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.65%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.65%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 13 (8.44%) Client/Server
4 11 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.84%) N-Tier
6 7 (4.55%) Data Structures
7 6 (3.90%) Derivative
8 5 (3.25%) Credit Risk
9 4 (2.60%) iSeries
10 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.30%) Statistics
12 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.65%) Equities
12 1 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.65%) Taxonomies
12 1 (0.65%) Market Risk
12 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.83%) Windows
2 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.25%) UNIX
4 2 (1.30%) Solaris
5 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (43.51%) Business Analysis
2 42 (27.27%) Process Improvement
3 36 (23.38%) Change Management
4 35 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (16.88%) Project Management
6 20 (12.99%) BPR
7 19 (12.34%) Process Management
8 17 (11.04%) ITIL
8 17 (11.04%) GAP Analysis
8 17 (11.04%) Requirements Analysis
8 17 (11.04%) Business Transformation
9 16 (10.39%) SDLC
9 16 (10.39%) Service Management
10 13 (8.44%) Risk Management
11 12 (7.79%) Migration
12 11 (7.14%) PRINCE2
12 11 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (7.14%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 10 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (6.49%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.79%) C#
2 9 (5.84%) VB
3 5 (3.25%) SQL
4 4 (2.60%) Java
5 2 (1.30%) C
5 2 (1.30%) Perl
6 1 (0.65%) X++
6 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.65%) ABAP
6 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.65%) VBScript
6 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.65%) C++
6 1 (0.65%) Python
6 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.65%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 13 (8.44%) Degree
2 7 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.90%) ISEB
3 6 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.25%) MOS
4 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.25%) CIMA
5 4 (2.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (1.95%) ACCA
7 2 (1.30%) IIBA
7 2 (1.30%) MCP
7 2 (1.30%) HND
7 2 (1.30%) MCTS
8 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.65%) PMP
8 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.65%) MCSD
8 1 (0.65%) APMP
8 1 (0.65%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) SLA
2 3 (1.95%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) GxP
3 1 (0.65%) PMBOK
System Software
1 5 (3.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (26.62%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.99%) HP
3 14 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 14 (9.09%) Citrix
4 13 (8.44%) Kofax
5 9 (5.84%) EMC
6 8 (5.19%) Oracle
7 6 (3.90%) Cisco
7 6 (3.90%) NetApp
7 6 (3.90%) BMC
7 6 (3.90%) NetScout
8 4 (2.60%) SAP
9 2 (1.30%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.30%) Niku
9 2 (1.30%) Siebel
10 1 (0.65%) Netezza
10 1 (0.65%) OpenText
10 1 (0.65%) Tradeweb
10 1 (0.65%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.65%) Lotus
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + expenses
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £400 - £401 per month
Posted: 11 days ago