Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 October 2018 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 182 212
Rank change year-on-year -20 +30 -44
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.020% 0.086% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.10% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.31% -9.72% -35.14%
10th Percentile £456 £313 £332
90th Percentile £469 £338 £387
England median daily rate £484 £438 £410
% change year-on-year +10.50% +6.83% -8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £32.50 -
England median hourly rate £27.26 £14.20 £22.35
% change year-on-year +91.94% -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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,323 3,893 5,246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 85.01% 84.12% 84.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,593 2,476 3,116
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 141 138
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £23.48 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.12% +34.17% -18.60%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £32.21 £53.75 £39.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.85%

Business Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Process Improvement in the West Midlands

Business Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

Business Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. 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
Birmingham - 1 £463 -
Business Process Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Process Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Business Process Improvement.

1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement

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

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Improvement Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Process Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement