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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 57 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 11 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.51% 1.24% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.60% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Median daily rate £425 £590 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.96% +40.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £490 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £386 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.85% -3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £28.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.63% +27.51%
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
596 499 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.76% 77.13% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 319 308
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £554 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 11
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.18 £49.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 December 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 9 (40.91%) Service Delivery
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Service Management
3 5 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) Change Management
3 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
4 4 (18.18%) General Ledger
4 4 (18.18%) Finance
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 4 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (18.18%) Cash Management
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) BMC
6 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
6 2 (9.09%) Remedy
6 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Cash Management
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle iProcurement
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) IMAP
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) S/MIME
1 1 (4.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 2 (9.09%) Hudson
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.09%) PhantomJS
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
1 4 (18.18%) General Ledger
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Head of Delivery
1 5 (22.73%) Head of Service Delivery
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Business Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Tester
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 2 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Developer
4 1 (4.55%) ETL Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Project Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Vendor Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
2 2 (9.09%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 2 (9.09%) Private Cloud
2 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Service Delivery
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Service Management
3 5 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (22.73%) Change Management
3 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
4 4 (18.18%) Cash Management
4 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Management
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 2 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (9.09%) Service Design
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) BMC
3 2 (9.09%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) Fujitsu