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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 558 581
Rank change year-on-year -15 +23  
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 21 64 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.049% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 51 41
Median daily rate £413 £438 £499
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -12.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £563 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £408 £450
% change year-on-year -11.04% -9.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £21.37 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.37 -

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36628 41177 41257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.72% 83.54% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92282 104544 94562
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2775 2674 2752
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £12.50 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £50.78 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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
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 3 months to 29 June 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
South West +7 7 £353 -6.00% 2
London -16 7 £500 +11.11% 5
West Midlands +20 2 - -
South East +8 2 £500 - 1
Midlands +7 2 - - 1
North of England +53 1 £375 +21.95% 3
North West +21 1 £375 +41.50% 1
East of England -14 1 - -
Business Process Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 51 (94.44%) Process Improvement
2 25 (46.30%) Business Analysis
3 18 (33.33%) Project Management
4 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (18.52%) Workflow
5 10 (18.52%) ISEB
5 10 (18.52%) SAP
6 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.81%) Finance
7 8 (14.81%) QA
8 7 (12.96%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (12.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 6 (11.11%) Use Case
9 6 (11.11%) User Stories
9 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (11.11%) Change Management
9 6 (11.11%) Scrum
9 6 (11.11%) Data Analysis
10 5 (9.26%) Web Dynpro
10 5 (9.26%) PLM
10 5 (9.26%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (9.26%) Law
10 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
10 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.26%) ABAP
10 5 (9.26%) UML
10 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (9.26%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (9.26%) SAP EHS

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 2 (3.70%) Confluence
1 2 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (1.85%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.85%) ArcSDE
2 1 (1.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) SAP EHS
1 5 (9.26%) SAP PLM
2 2 (3.70%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.85%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.85%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Boomi
2 1 (1.85%) Force.com
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) SNMP
2 1 (1.85%) VLAN
2 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (7.41%) SAP HANA
3 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.70%) QlikView
4 1 (1.85%) Big Data
4 1 (1.85%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.85%) GIS
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL Workbench
4 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) ERwin
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.85%) PeopleTools
2 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Law
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Billing
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Analyst
2 23 (42.59%) Business Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Consultant
4 9 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Business Change Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Business Change Business Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Change Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
6 5 (9.26%) SAP PLM Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Development Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Digital Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Category Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Change Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Process Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Procurement Manager
8 2 (3.70%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Web Dynpro
2 4 (7.41%) SAP Fiori
2 4 (7.41%) XML
3 2 (3.70%) EDI
3 2 (3.70%) SAP ALE
4 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.85%) GWT
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) HTML5
4 1 (1.85%) J2EE
4 1 (1.85%) Middleware
4 1 (1.85%) SAPUI5
4 1 (1.85%) SOAP
4 1 (1.85%) Visualforce
4 1 (1.85%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) User Experience
4 2 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.70%) FMCG
5 1 (1.85%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.85%) PMI
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (94.44%) Process Improvement
2 25 (46.30%) Business Analysis
3 18 (33.33%) Project Management
4 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (18.52%) Workflow
6 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (12.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (12.96%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (11.11%) Change Management
8 6 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 6 (11.11%) Scrum
8 6 (11.11%) Use Case
8 6 (11.11%) User Stories
8 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.26%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (9.26%) PLM
9 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
9 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (9.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) ABAP
2 1 (1.85%) Apex Code
2 1 (1.85%) C++
2 1 (1.85%) Java
2 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.85%) Python
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) ISEB
2 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) GISP
5 1 (1.85%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) SAP
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle
2 2 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.70%) Tableau
3 1 (1.85%) Citrix
3 1 (1.85%) Cognos
3 1 (1.85%) ESRI
3 1 (1.85%) HP
3 1 (1.85%) IBM
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.85%) Pega
3 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.85%) Siebel
3 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £463 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14.00 - £14.40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Amersham
Technos Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago