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 26 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 573 576
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3  
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 26 78 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 62 44
Median daily rate £375 £430 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.79% -15.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £548 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £408 £484
% change year-on-year -11.04% -15.76%  
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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39704 44234 45146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.33% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25886 29348 28980
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1071 1257
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 26 June 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 26 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
England -8 22 £413 -5.71% 13
South West +11 7 £353 -6.00% 2
London -27 7 £500 +11.11% 6
Scotland +26 3 £369 -10.60%
Edinburgh +9 3 £369 -13.23%
Dorset - 3 £353 - 2
Poole - 3 £353 - 2
South East +22 2 £500 - 2
West Midlands +21 2 - -
Berkshire +19 2 £500 -4.76%
Reading +16 2 £500 -
Devon -5 2 £538 +43.33%
City of London -6 2 £475 -0.26% 2
East of England -12 2 - -
Cornwall - 2 £173 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - -
Truro - 2 £173 -
Plymouth - 2 £538 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
North West +18 1 £375 +41.50%
Manchester +10 1 £375 +41.50%
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for Business Process Improvement.

1 59 (95.16%) Process Improvement
2 29 (46.77%) Business Analysis
3 18 (29.03%) Project Management
4 15 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (19.35%) SAP
6 11 (17.74%) Workflow
6 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (16.13%) ISEB
8 9 (14.52%) Change Management
8 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (12.90%) QA
9 8 (12.90%) Finance
10 7 (11.29%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (11.29%) Use Case
10 7 (11.29%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (9.68%) User Stories
11 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
11 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
11 6 (9.68%) Scrum
11 6 (9.68%) Data Analysis
12 5 (8.06%) Web Dynpro
12 5 (8.06%) PLM
12 5 (8.06%) Law
12 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (8.06%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
12 5 (8.06%) ABAP
12 5 (8.06%) UML
12 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel

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 3 (4.84%) Confluence
1 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.61%) ArcSDE
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.61%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) SAP EHS
1 5 (8.06%) SAP PLM
2 2 (3.23%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.61%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.61%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) Boomi
2 2 (3.23%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.61%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) SNMP
2 1 (1.61%) VLAN
2 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (6.45%) SAP HANA
3 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.23%) QlikView
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.61%) GIS
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL Workbench
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.61%) ERwin
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.61%) PeopleTools
2 1 (1.61%) Selenium
General
1 8 (12.90%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Law
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Billing
4 2 (3.23%) Digital Economy
4 2 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
5 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (56.45%) Analyst
2 26 (41.94%) Business Analyst
3 12 (19.35%) Consultant
4 9 (14.52%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Business Change Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Business Change Business Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Change Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.06%) SAP PLM Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Process Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Business Process Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Development Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Digital Business Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Category Manager
9 2 (3.23%) HR Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) Web Dynpro
2 4 (6.45%) SAP Fiori
2 4 (6.45%) XML
3 2 (3.23%) EDI
3 2 (3.23%) SAP ALE
4 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.61%) GWT
4 1 (1.61%) HTML
4 1 (1.61%) HTML5
4 1 (1.61%) J2EE
4 1 (1.61%) Middleware
4 1 (1.61%) SAPUI5
4 1 (1.61%) SOAP
4 1 (1.61%) Visualforce
4 1 (1.61%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.45%) User Experience
4 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.23%) FMCG
6 1 (1.61%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.61%) PMI
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (95.16%) Process Improvement
2 29 (46.77%) Business Analysis
3 18 (29.03%) Project Management
4 15 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.74%) Workflow
6 9 (14.52%) Change Management
7 7 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (11.29%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (11.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (11.29%) Use Case
8 6 (9.68%) Data Analysis
8 6 (9.68%) Scrum
8 6 (9.68%) User Stories
8 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.06%) PLM
9 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
9 5 (8.06%) Time Management
9 5 (8.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) ABAP
2 1 (1.61%) Apex Code
2 1 (1.61%) C++
2 1 (1.61%) Java
2 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.61%) Python
2 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) ISEB
2 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) GISP
5 1 (1.61%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) QA
2 4 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.23%) SLA
4 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.61%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) SAP
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle
2 2 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.23%) Tableau
3 1 (1.61%) Citrix
3 1 (1.61%) Cognos
3 1 (1.61%) ESRI
3 1 (1.61%) HP
3 1 (1.61%) IBM
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.61%) Pega
3 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.61%) Siebel
3 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £463 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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