The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
England / London
Rank 388 417 385
Rank change year-on-year +29 -32  
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 18 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.092% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 29
Median daily rate £419 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.84% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £846 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -15.78% -  
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16580 18843 17272
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.15% 82.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11924 13599 12137
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 194 245
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.86% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Business Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Business Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Process Improvement in London

Business Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Process Improvement in London

Business Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Process Improvement in London

Business Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 25 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
City of London 0 1 - - 2
Business Process Improvement
England

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for Business Process Improvement.

1 33 (97.06%) Process Improvement
2 17 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 15 (44.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (29.41%) Project Management
5 8 (23.53%) Finance
6 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.71%) Law
7 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (11.76%) Business Process Mapping
8 4 (11.76%) Coaching
8 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 4 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 4 (11.76%) Information Security
8 4 (11.76%) Retail
8 4 (11.76%) Degree
8 4 (11.76%) SAP
8 4 (11.76%) MS Project
8 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
9 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
9 3 (8.82%) SOAP
9 3 (8.82%) HTTP
9 3 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (8.82%) JIRA
9 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
9 3 (8.82%) QA
9 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (8.82%) Workflow
9 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.94%) ArcSDE
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) JBoss
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Project
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.88%) MS Office
4 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP EHS
1 2 (5.88%) SAP PLM
2 1 (2.94%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.94%) Force.com
2 1 (2.94%) G Suite
2 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Big Data
1 2 (5.88%) QlikView
2 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.94%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (2.94%) GIS
2 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) JMeter
2 1 (2.94%) JUnit
2 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.94%) PeopleTools
2 1 (2.94%) Sahi
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.94%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.94%) WATIR
2 1 (2.94%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Law
3 4 (11.76%) Retail
4 3 (8.82%) Banking
5 2 (5.88%) Back Office
5 2 (5.88%) Legal
6 1 (2.94%) Games
6 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Business Change Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Information Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Business Change Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Energy Trading Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) SAP PLM Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Business IT Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) SOAP
2 2 (5.88%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.94%) GWT
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) HTML5
3 1 (2.94%) J2EE
3 1 (2.94%) Visualforce
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) XML Schema
3 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.94%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.94%) FMCG
4 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.94%) PMI
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) Process Improvement
2 17 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 15 (44.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (29.41%) Project Management
5 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) Business Process Mapping
6 4 (11.76%) Coaching
6 4 (11.76%) Information Security
6 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.82%) Analytics
7 3 (8.82%) BPMN
7 3 (8.82%) Business Process Modelling
7 3 (8.82%) DevOps
7 3 (8.82%) SFIA
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Workflow
8 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) ABAP
1 2 (5.88%) Java
1 2 (5.88%) Python
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Apex Code
2 1 (2.94%) C++
2 1 (2.94%) Go
2 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) Ruby
2 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
1 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.94%) GISP
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.94%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Ansible
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.94%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) SAP
2 3 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (8.82%) Tableau
3 2 (5.88%) HP
3 2 (5.88%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Cognos
4 1 (2.94%) ESRI
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) MapR
4 1 (2.94%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Pega
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) Siebel
4 1 (2.94%) Talend