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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 117 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.091% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £500 £476 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £423
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Warwickshire - 2 £363 -
Business Process Improvement
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) UML
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) EAI
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (50.00%) Content Enrichment
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Local Government
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
1 2 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Architect
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Technical Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365 Architect
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Architect
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) HR Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) HR Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Content Enrichment
1 3 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) EAI
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) HNC
1 1 (16.67%) HND
1 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft