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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 138 118 116
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.22% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £428 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £484 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.76% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.37 - -
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
2443 1803 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.84% 76.37% 76.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1465 1118 966
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 129
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £40.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Business Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Business Process Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Birmingham -3 3 £475 +35.71% 1
Business Process Improvement
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Process Improvement 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 Business Process Improvement.

1 7 (77.78%) Process Improvement
2 6 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Remedy
4 3 (33.33%) Use Case
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 2 (22.22%) Service Design
5 2 (22.22%) Content Enrichment
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Office 365
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) UML

Business Process Improvement
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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Local Government
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) OSS Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Architect
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365 Architect
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Architect
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) HR Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) HR Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Process Improvement
2 6 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 3 (33.33%) Use Case
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Content Enrichment
5 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) EAI
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Service Design
5 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) UML
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) Conflict Management
6 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Remedy
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) SAP