The table below looks at the statistics for BPR skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BPR over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
England / West Midlands
Rank 102 114 93
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs citing BPR 17 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.37% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.46% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 9
Median daily rate £443 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.75% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £259 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £490 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.72 - £41.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1863 1960 1540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.04% 80.76% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1162 1071 923
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 64 95
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.04 £11.67 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.95 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

BPR
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing BPR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

BPR Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BPR
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BPR across the West Midlands region.

BPR Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BPR
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BPR across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

BPR Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

BPR
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BPR across the West Midlands region.

BPR Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BPR
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPR within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Coventry -5 13 £438 +6.06%
Warwickshire -3 4 £472 +19.36%
BPR
England

BPR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BPR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for BPR.

1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Project Management
3 12 (41.38%) Change Management
4 10 (34.48%) Marketing
5 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
5 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
6 8 (27.59%) Migration
6 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
7 7 (24.14%) Big Data
7 7 (24.14%) Use Case
7 7 (24.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
7 7 (24.14%) MS Visio
8 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
8 6 (20.69%) SQL
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.69%) Adobe
8 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (20.69%) Scrum
8 6 (20.69%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
8 6 (20.69%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (20.69%) Kanban
8 6 (20.69%) Data Migration
8 6 (20.69%) User Stories
8 6 (20.69%) Social Media
8 6 (20.69%) Balsamiq Mockups

BPR
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 7 (24.14%) MS Visio
2 6 (20.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
4 2 (6.90%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Big Data
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) GIS
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Axure RP
1 6 (20.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 10 (34.48%) Marketing
2 5 (17.24%) Automotive
2 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Finance
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) User Researcher
5 2 (6.90%) Big Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Business Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Relationships Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Social Media
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Psychology
3 4 (13.79%) User Experience
4 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.34%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.45%) PMI
5 1 (3.45%) SCADA
5 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) HPUX
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Project Management
3 12 (41.38%) Change Management
4 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
4 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
5 8 (27.59%) Migration
5 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
6 7 (24.14%) Use Case
7 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
7 6 (20.69%) Data Migration
7 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
7 6 (20.69%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (20.69%) Kanban
7 6 (20.69%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (20.69%) Scrum
7 6 (20.69%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (20.69%) User Stories
8 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Adobe
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Cognizant
2 1 (3.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) Kronos
2 1 (3.45%) Mentor Graphics
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Sun