The table below looks at the statistics for Business Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 122 107 99
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £494 £423 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.86% +5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £54.30
Business Process Improvement
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
1959 1675 1204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.62% 71.64% 70.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1196 866 561
Average daily rate £375 £370 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 102 85
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Business Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Process Improvement across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 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.

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Last Year
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Business Process Improvement
England

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) ATM
3 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) ATM
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Process Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree