The table below looks at the statistics for Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 64 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.03% 0.41% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.54% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Median daily rate £398 £400 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £400 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £400 £297
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.39 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-35.14% +14.32%
Process Improvement
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
638 552 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.32% 74.80% 73.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 354 314
Median daily rate £380 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £41.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £22.00 £6.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £63.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Process Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
3 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (22.22%) Cash Management
4 4 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
4 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (22.22%) Virtual Team
4 4 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (22.22%) Service Management
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) MS Office
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) General Ledger
4 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
5 3 (16.67%) Remedy
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Cash Management
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle iProcurement
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (5.56%) HFM
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) IMAP
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (5.56%) S/MIME
1 1 (5.56%) SMTP
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) General Ledger
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Business Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) OSS Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Business Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Virtual Team
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Statistics
4 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
2 4 (22.22%) Cash Management
2 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Service Management
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 3 (16.67%) Use Case
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PMP
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Remedy
3 2 (11.11%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.56%) Proofpoint
4 1 (5.56%) SAP