Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 24 November 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)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 804 751 771
Rank change year-on-year -53 +20 -30
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 58 104 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.061% 0.11% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 61 73
England median daily rate £428 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.82% -8.33% +2.86%
10th Percentile £258 £300 £260
90th Percentile £710 £538 £561
UK median daily rate £408 £400 £438
% change year-on-year +1.88% -8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
England median hourly rate £14.20 £22.35 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.47% - -
UK median hourly rate £14.20 £22.35 -
% change year-on-year -36.47% - -

Business Process Improvement is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80234 82084 85790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.63% 84.15% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 53987 54693 56513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 2155 2533
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%

Business Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Business Process Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Business Process Improvement in England

Business Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Process Improvement in England

Business Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Process Improvement in England

Business Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Process Improvement in England

Business Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Process Improvement in England

Business Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +48 19 £438 -7.79% 3
London -33 16 £550 +22.22% 3
Midlands +36 14 £350 -1.41%
Yorkshire +36 11 £405 -19.00% 3
West Midlands +28 10 £338 -4.93%
North West +14 5 £650 +36.84%
South East -6 5 - - 2
East Midlands -4 4 £355 +2.90%
North East +59 3 £385 -3.75%
East of England -2 2 £336 -29.26%
South West -9 2 £173 -59.65%
Business Process Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 England region with a requirement for Business Process Improvement.

1 56 (96.55%) Process Improvement
2 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (43.10%) Business Analysis
4 22 (37.93%) Finance
5 15 (25.86%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (22.41%) User Stories
7 12 (20.69%) Project Management
7 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
7 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (18.97%) Change Management
9 10 (17.24%) Visualisation
9 10 (17.24%) SFIA
10 9 (15.52%) Target Operating Model
10 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
10 9 (15.52%) Scrum
10 9 (15.52%) Asset Management
11 8 (13.79%) Data Analysis
11 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (13.79%) User Experience
11 8 (13.79%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (13.79%) Business Process Modelling
11 8 (13.79%) Acceptance Criteria
12 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
12 7 (12.07%) Data Modelling
12 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
12 7 (12.07%) Six Sigma
12 7 (12.07%) Degree
12 7 (12.07%) Investment Management
13 6 (10.34%) Lean Six Sigma
13 6 (10.34%) Requirements Management

Business Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (6.90%) Confluence
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (10.34%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.72%) Primavera
2 1 (1.72%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.72%) SAP EHS
2 1 (1.72%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.72%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Firewall
1 2 (3.45%) LAN
1 2 (3.45%) LDAP
1 2 (3.45%) NAS
1 2 (3.45%) SAN
1 2 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (1.72%) Network Security
2 1 (1.72%) SMS
2 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Big Data
1 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
1 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.72%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.72%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 22 (37.93%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Banking
2 4 (6.90%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Local Government
4 2 (3.45%) Automotive
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (60.34%) Analyst
2 27 (46.55%) Business Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) Process Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Business Process Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Digital Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Digital Business Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Business Change Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Business Change Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Business Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Business Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Change Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Change Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Lead Business Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Project Change Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Head of Operations
6 3 (5.17%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) Web Services
2 3 (5.17%) Velocity
3 2 (3.45%) Sensu
4 1 (1.72%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.52%) Management Information System
3 8 (13.79%) User Experience
4 5 (8.62%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.45%) CMDB
6 1 (1.72%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (96.55%) Process Improvement
2 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (43.10%) Business Analysis
4 13 (22.41%) User Stories
5 12 (20.69%) Project Management
5 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (18.97%) Change Management
7 10 (17.24%) SFIA
7 10 (17.24%) Visualisation
8 9 (15.52%) Asset Management
8 9 (15.52%) Scrum
8 9 (15.52%) Target Operating Model
9 8 (13.79%) Acceptance Criteria
9 8 (13.79%) Business Process Modelling
9 8 (13.79%) Data Analysis
9 8 (13.79%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (12.07%) Investment Management
10 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
10 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
10 7 (12.07%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) C
1 2 (3.45%) C++
1 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.45%) Perl
1 2 (3.45%) Python
1 2 (3.45%) R
2 1 (1.72%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.17%) APMG
3 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.72%) IIBA
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Nagios
2 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) SAP
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.45%) AppDynamics
4 2 (3.45%) BMC
4 2 (3.45%) Remedy
4 2 (3.45%) Riverbed
4 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.45%) Splunk
4 2 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) Ariba
5 1 (1.72%) Capita
5 1 (1.72%) Concur