The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Business Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Process Improvement (BPI)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 88 90
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2  
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 2 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.31% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.38% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £375 £400 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -6.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £363 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £540 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £476
% change year-on-year -15.78% -0.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.75 -

Business Process Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1195 1308 1281
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 79.77% 80.15% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 803 732
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 43
Median hourly rate £21.80 £27.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.72% +71.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Business Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Business Process Improvement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Process Improvement in the East Midlands

Business Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Process Improvement in the East Midlands

Business Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Derbyshire - 2 £375 -
Business Process Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Business Process Improvement.

1 7 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
2 6 (85.71%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
3 4 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
3 4 (57.14%) R
3 4 (57.14%) Tableau
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) JSON
3 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
3 4 (57.14%) Data Validation
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) SaaS
3 4 (57.14%) PaaS
3 4 (57.14%) Aerospace
3 4 (57.14%) Validation
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) ETL

Business Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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 4 (57.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) IaaS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) PaaS
1 4 (57.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (57.14%) Data Lake
1 4 (57.14%) Hadoop
1 4 (57.14%) HDInsight
1 4 (57.14%) InfluxDB
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
1 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
1 4 (57.14%) OpenTSDB
1 4 (57.14%) Power BI
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Data Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Change Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Improvement Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Improvement Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) JSON
1 4 (57.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 6 (85.71%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Data Validation
3 4 (57.14%) ETL
3 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
3 4 (57.14%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Transition Management
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) ITSM
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) R
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) MuleSoft
1 4 (57.14%) Tableau
1 4 (57.14%) Talend