The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 28 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.

Business Process Improvement (BPI)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 580 571
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9  
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 36 59 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 51
Median daily rate £413 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £340 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £476
% change year-on-year -15.78% -0.10%  
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37483 44400 43069
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.14% 82.87% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24787 29149 26680
Median daily rate £450 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 946 1114 1248
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +30.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Business Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Business Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Process Improvement in the UK

Business Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Process Improvement in the UK

Business Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Process Improvement in the UK

Business Process Improvement
Top 24 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +19 32 £400 -15.78% 17
London +22 18 £419 -6.94% 6
South East +7 6 £425 -10.52% 4
West Sussex +7 3 £425 -10.52%
South West - 3 £353 - 3
Berkshire +23 2 - - 1
Scotland +15 2 - -
East Midlands -11 2 £375 -6.25%
Yorkshire - 2 £378 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £375 -
Dorset - 2 £353 -
Derby - 2 £375 -
Poole - 2 £353 -
Edinburgh +16 1 - -
Hampshire +9 1 £425 -2.85% 1
City of London -11 1 - - 2
Cheshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 2
Somerset - 1 £270 -
Farnborough - 1 £425 -
Bath - 1 £270 -
Leeds - 1 £425 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £425 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for Business Process Improvement.

1 92 (96.84%) Process Improvement
2 44 (46.32%) Business Analysis
3 29 (30.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (21.05%) Project Management
5 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (18.95%) Business Process Modelling
6 14 (14.74%) SAP
7 13 (13.68%) Change Management
7 13 (13.68%) Finance
8 12 (12.63%) Security Cleared
8 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (11.58%) Management Information System
9 11 (11.58%) Linux
10 10 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
10 10 (10.53%) Six Sigma
10 10 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (9.47%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (9.47%) Retail
11 9 (9.47%) Degree
11 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared
11 9 (9.47%) Migration
11 9 (9.47%) XML
11 9 (9.47%) SQL
11 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
12 8 (8.42%) Red Hat
12 8 (8.42%) Oracle
12 8 (8.42%) MS Project
12 8 (8.42%) Scrum
12 8 (8.42%) Validation

Business Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (4.21%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.11%) Confluence
3 2 (2.11%) JBoss
4 1 (1.05%) Apache
4 1 (1.05%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.05%) ArcSDE
4 1 (1.05%) CMS
4 1 (1.05%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.05%) SAS
4 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (8.42%) MS Project
2 7 (7.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.26%) MS Office
4 4 (4.21%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.32%) SAP MII
1 6 (6.32%) SAP PP
1 6 (6.32%) SAP PP-PI
2 2 (2.11%) SAP EHS
2 2 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.11%) SAP PLM
3 1 (1.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.05%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) IaaS
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.21%) PaaS
1 4 (4.21%) SaaS
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.11%) Office 365
2 2 (2.11%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.05%) Force.com
3 1 (1.05%) G Suite
3 1 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) LAN
1 6 (6.32%) SAN
2 3 (3.16%) HTTP
3 2 (2.11%) DMZ
4 1 (1.05%) Network Security
4 1 (1.05%) SNMP
4 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 5 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 5 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.21%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (4.21%) Data Lake
2 4 (4.21%) HDInsight
2 4 (4.21%) InfluxDB
2 4 (4.21%) OpenTSDB
2 4 (4.21%) Power BI
3 3 (3.16%) Big Data
3 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.11%) QlikView
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.05%) MySQL
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (4.21%) JIRA
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.11%) Selenium
4 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.05%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.05%) JMeter
4 1 (1.05%) JUnit
4 1 (1.05%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.05%) NUnit
4 1 (1.05%) PeopleTools
4 1 (1.05%) Sahi
4 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.05%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.05%) Subversion
4 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.05%) WATIR
4 1 (1.05%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (13.68%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Retail
3 7 (7.37%) Legal
3 7 (7.37%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.26%) Law
6 4 (4.21%) Aerospace
7 3 (3.16%) Back Office
7 3 (3.16%) Banking
8 2 (2.11%) Marketing
9 1 (1.05%) Electronics
9 1 (1.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (53.68%) Analyst
2 37 (38.95%) Business Analyst
3 11 (11.58%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (10.53%) Consultant
4 10 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.42%) SAP Analyst
5 8 (8.42%) Senior Business Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) SAP Business Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) Security Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) SAP PP Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) SAP PP Business Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Technical Leader
8 5 (5.26%) Architect
8 5 (5.26%) Business Change Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Information Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Business Change Business Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Data Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.47%) XML
2 8 (8.42%) Middleware
3 7 (7.37%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (6.32%) SAP XI
5 4 (4.21%) .NET
5 4 (4.21%) JSON
6 3 (3.16%) SOAP
7 2 (2.11%) HTML
7 2 (2.11%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.05%) CSS
8 1 (1.05%) GWT
8 1 (1.05%) HTML5
8 1 (1.05%) J2EE
8 1 (1.05%) Visualforce
8 1 (1.05%) Web Services
8 1 (1.05%) WebCenter
8 1 (1.05%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.58%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.21%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.16%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (3.16%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.11%) PMI
5 2 (2.11%) User Experience
6 1 (1.05%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.05%) FMCG
6 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.05%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.58%) Linux
2 7 (7.37%) Unix
3 6 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.32%) Solaris
4 3 (3.16%) Windows
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (96.84%) Process Improvement
2 44 (46.32%) Business Analysis
3 29 (30.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (21.05%) Project Management
5 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (18.95%) Business Process Modelling
6 13 (13.68%) Change Management
7 10 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
7 10 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (10.53%) Six Sigma
8 9 (9.47%) Migration
8 9 (9.47%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (8.42%) Scrum
9 8 (8.42%) Validation
9 8 (8.42%) Waterfall
10 7 (7.37%) Business Transformation
10 7 (7.37%) Feasibility Study
10 7 (7.37%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.37%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.47%) SQL
2 6 (6.32%) Python
3 4 (4.21%) C#
3 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.21%) R
4 3 (3.16%) Java
5 2 (2.11%) ABAP
6 1 (1.05%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.05%) C
6 1 (1.05%) C++
6 1 (1.05%) Go
6 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.05%) Ruby
6 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.47%) Degree
2 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.37%) ISEB
4 3 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.16%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.11%) PMP
6 1 (1.05%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) GISP
6 1 (1.05%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.05%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) QA
2 3 (3.16%) PMO
3 2 (2.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Docker
2 1 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Ansible
1 1 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.05%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (1.05%) Nagios
1 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (14.74%) SAP
2 9 (9.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.42%) Oracle
3 8 (8.42%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.37%) IBM
4 7 (7.37%) Tableau
5 6 (6.32%) TIBCO
6 5 (5.26%) Talend
7 4 (4.21%) MuleSoft
8 3 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.11%) Cognos
9 2 (2.11%) HP
9 2 (2.11%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (2.11%) Veritas
10 1 (1.05%) Citrix
10 1 (1.05%) ESRI
10 1 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.05%) Pega
10 1 (1.05%) Siebel
10 1 (1.05%) SolarWinds
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