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 24 September 2016 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Reengineering (BPR)
Rank 119 100 120
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs citing BPR 23 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.71% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.91% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 4
Median daily rate £381 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £173 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £590 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.71 - -
BPR
England

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
2608 1979 1920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.22% 78.41% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1552 1155 984
Median daily rate £400 £390 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 101 117
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.74% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 2016.

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 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 12 £415 +3.75%
Herefordshire - 5 £363 -
Worcestershire - 4 £381 -
Birmingham -10 2 £413 -30.08% 1
Warwickshire -4 1 - - 2
BPR
England

BPR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 15 (48.39%) Migration
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) Test Scripting
3 13 (41.94%) Waterfall
4 12 (38.71%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (35.48%) Data Analysis
5 11 (35.48%) Use Case
5 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (35.48%) Big Data
6 10 (32.26%) User Stories
6 10 (32.26%) Target Operating Model
6 10 (32.26%) Data Migration
6 10 (32.26%) Data Modelling
6 10 (32.26%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.81%) Retail
7 8 (25.81%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (25.81%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (22.58%) Business Transformation
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
8 7 (22.58%) SQL
9 6 (19.35%) MS Visio
9 6 (19.35%) Project Management
9 6 (19.35%) Change Management
9 6 (19.35%) Manufacturing
9 6 (19.35%) PLM
9 6 (19.35%) Minimum Viable Product
9 6 (19.35%) Product Management
9 6 (19.35%) Systems Analysis

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 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (19.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) Big Data
2 10 (32.26%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.23%) GIS
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Rational Rose
General
1 8 (25.81%) Retail
2 6 (19.35%) Manufacturing
3 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 5 (16.13%) Marketing
4 4 (12.90%) Automotive
5 2 (6.45%) Local Government
6 1 (3.23%) Banking
6 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Analyst
2 18 (58.06%) Business Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Data Business Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Architect
6 4 (12.90%) Big Data Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Data Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Public Sector Business Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Systems Test Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Business Process Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Junior
9 1 (3.23%) Programme Manager
9 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Minimum Viable Product
2 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.23%) SCADA
4 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) HPUX
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Migration
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) Test Scripting
3 13 (41.94%) Waterfall
4 12 (38.71%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (35.48%) Data Analysis
5 11 (35.48%) Use Case
5 11 (35.48%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (32.26%) Data Migration
6 10 (32.26%) Data Modelling
6 10 (32.26%) Target Operating Model
6 10 (32.26%) User Stories
7 8 (25.81%) GAP Analysis
7 8 (25.81%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (22.58%) Business Transformation
9 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
9 6 (19.35%) Change Management
9 6 (19.35%) Product Management
9 6 (19.35%) Project Management
9 6 (19.35%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Cognizant
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Sun