The table below looks at the statistics for Business Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank - 120 117
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.042% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.055% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £375 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2490 1807 1669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.02% 76.24% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1749 1120 915
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 55 77
Average hourly rate £15.36 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £10.26 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Business Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Business Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) IIBA
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) CIMA
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Process Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) CIMA
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP