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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
UK / England
Rank 545 562 527
Rank change year-on-year +17 -35  
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 32 50 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.078% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 35 46
Median daily rate £400 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £363 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £630 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -15.78% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £36.75 -
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 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 34339 40363 38097
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.24% 82.94% 80.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22721 26823 23995
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 856 995 1110
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Business Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 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
London +9 18 £419 -16.66% 3
South East +12 6 £425 -10.52% 2
South West - 3 £353 -
East Midlands -5 2 £375 -6.25% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £378 - 1
North West - 1 - - 2
Business Process Improvement
UK

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Business Process Improvement.

1 91 (97.85%) Process Improvement
2 44 (47.31%) Business Analysis
3 29 (31.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (22.58%) Business Process Modelling
5 19 (20.43%) Project Management
6 13 (13.98%) Change Management
6 13 (13.98%) SAP
7 12 (12.90%) Linux
7 12 (12.90%) Requirements Analysis
7 12 (12.90%) Security Cleared
8 11 (11.83%) Migration
8 11 (11.83%) Finance
9 10 (10.75%) GAP Analysis
9 10 (10.75%) Management Information System
9 10 (10.75%) Six Sigma
9 10 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
10 9 (9.68%) Degree
10 9 (9.68%) Retail
10 9 (9.68%) Manufacturing
10 9 (9.68%) Validation
10 9 (9.68%) XML
10 9 (9.68%) Feasibility Study
10 9 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (9.68%) User Stories
10 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Analysis
11 8 (8.60%) Defect Management
11 8 (8.60%) Red Hat

Business Process Improvement
Top Related 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 5 (5.38%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.15%) Confluence
2 2 (2.15%) JBoss
3 1 (1.08%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.08%) ArcSDE
3 1 (1.08%) CMS
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Project
2 5 (5.38%) MS Office
3 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (8.60%) SAP MII
1 8 (8.60%) SAP PP
1 8 (8.60%) SAP PP-PI
2 2 (2.15%) SAP EHS
2 2 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.15%) SAP PLM
3 1 (1.08%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) IaaS
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.38%) PaaS
1 5 (5.38%) SaaS
2 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.08%) Force.com
3 1 (1.08%) G Suite
3 1 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) LAN
1 6 (6.45%) SAN
2 3 (3.23%) HTTP
3 2 (2.15%) DMZ
4 1 (1.08%) Network Security
4 1 (1.08%) SNMP
4 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) Hadoop
1 6 (6.45%) MongoDB
1 6 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (5.38%) Data Lake
2 5 (5.38%) HDInsight
2 5 (5.38%) InfluxDB
2 5 (5.38%) OpenTSDB
2 5 (5.38%) Power BI
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.23%) Big Data
4 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.15%) QlikView
5 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.08%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.08%) GIS
5 1 (1.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (3.23%) JIRA
3 2 (2.15%) Selenium
4 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.08%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.08%) JMeter
4 1 (1.08%) JUnit
4 1 (1.08%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.08%) NUnit
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.08%) PeopleTools
4 1 (1.08%) Sahi
4 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.08%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.08%) Subversion
4 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.08%) WATIR
4 1 (1.08%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Manufacturing
2 9 (9.68%) Retail
3 7 (7.53%) Legal
4 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.38%) Aerospace
5 5 (5.38%) Law
6 3 (3.23%) Back Office
6 3 (3.23%) Banking
7 2 (2.15%) Marketing
8 1 (1.08%) Electronics
8 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (54.84%) Analyst
2 41 (44.09%) Business Analyst
3 13 (13.98%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (10.75%) Consultant
4 10 (10.75%) Senior Business Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.68%) SAP Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) SAP Business Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) SAP PP Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) SAP PP Business Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) Security Analyst
8 6 (6.45%) Architect
8 6 (6.45%) Technical Leader
9 5 (5.38%) Business Change Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Data Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Information Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Information Security Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Business Change Business Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.68%) XML
2 8 (8.60%) SAP XI
3 7 (7.53%) Middleware
4 6 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (5.38%) .NET
5 5 (5.38%) JSON
6 3 (3.23%) SOAP
7 2 (2.15%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (1.08%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.08%) GWT
8 1 (1.08%) HTML
8 1 (1.08%) HTML5
8 1 (1.08%) J2EE
8 1 (1.08%) Visualforce
8 1 (1.08%) Web Services
8 1 (1.08%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.30%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.23%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.15%) PMI
5 2 (2.15%) User Experience
6 1 (1.08%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.08%) FMCG
6 1 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.08%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.08%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Linux
2 7 (7.53%) Unix
3 6 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.45%) Solaris
4 3 (3.23%) Windows
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (97.85%) Process Improvement
2 44 (47.31%) Business Analysis
3 29 (31.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (22.58%) Business Process Modelling
5 19 (20.43%) Project Management
6 13 (13.98%) Change Management
7 12 (12.90%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (11.83%) Migration
9 10 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (10.75%) GAP Analysis
9 10 (10.75%) Six Sigma
10 9 (9.68%) Feasibility Study
10 9 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (9.68%) User Stories
10 9 (9.68%) Validation
11 8 (8.60%) Defect Management
11 8 (8.60%) Scrum
11 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Analysis
11 8 (8.60%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.53%) Python
1 7 (7.53%) SQL
2 5 (5.38%) C#
2 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.38%) R
3 2 (2.15%) ABAP
3 2 (2.15%) Java
4 1 (1.08%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.08%) C
4 1 (1.08%) C++
4 1 (1.08%) Go
4 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.08%) Ruby
4 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.68%) Degree
2 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.53%) ISEB
4 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) GISP
5 1 (1.08%) PMP
5 1 (1.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.08%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.15%) PMO
3 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Docker
2 1 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Ansible
1 1 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.08%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (1.08%) Nagios
1 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (13.98%) SAP
2 8 (8.60%) Red Hat
2 8 (8.60%) Tableau
3 7 (7.53%) IBM
3 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.53%) Oracle
4 6 (6.45%) Talend
4 6 (6.45%) TIBCO
5 5 (5.38%) MuleSoft
6 3 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.15%) HP
7 2 (2.15%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.15%) Veritas
8 1 (1.08%) Citrix
8 1 (1.08%) Cognos
8 1 (1.08%) ESRI
8 1 (1.08%) Google
8 1 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.08%) Pega
8 1 (1.08%) Siebel
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Lorien Resourcing
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