Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 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)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 208 231
Rank change year-on-year +7 +23 -28
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 5 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.088% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.35% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 14
North West median daily rate £650 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.84% +46.15% +52.94%
10th Percentile £523 £340 £225
90th Percentile £1,125 £538 £555
England median daily rate £432 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +2.74% -6.67% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
North West median hourly rate - £20.39 -
England 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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4624 5727 6938
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.08% 83.79% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2961 3686 4208
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 166 282
North West median hourly rate £25.12 £22.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.18% -27.92% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.52 £11.79 £12.37
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Business Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Process Improvement in the North West

Business Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Process Improvement in the North West

Business Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Process Improvement in the North West

Business Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Lancashire - 3 £1,050 -
Manchester +4 2 £550 +15.79%
Business Process Improvement
England

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

1 5 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (80.00%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (80.00%) Product Management
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) SFIA
2 4 (80.00%) Service Design
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (40.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (40.00%) R
3 2 (40.00%) API Development
3 2 (40.00%) APMG
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Velocity
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL

Business Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BPC
1 1 (20.00%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Product Owner
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Velocity
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (80.00%) Product Management
2 4 (80.00%) Programme Management
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Service Design
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) SFIA
2 4 (80.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) API Development
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) APMG
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Ariba
1 1 (20.00%) Concur
1 1 (20.00%) SAP