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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 64 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 7 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.90% 0.54% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.73% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Median daily rate £400 £545 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.60% +165.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £429 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £661 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.37% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.25 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-42.28% +21.13%
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
607 547 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.22% 74.12% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 349 321
Median daily rate £380 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.40% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 20
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 5 (27.78%) Service Management
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Business Process Improvement
3 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (22.22%) Virtual Team
3 4 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (22.22%) Regulatory Compliance
3 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) General Ledger
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (22.22%) Cash Management
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) MS Office
3 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 3 (16.67%) Remedy
4 3 (16.67%) Use Case

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 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
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%) 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 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) 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 Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Virtual Team
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
1 5 (27.78%) Business Process Improvement
1 5 (27.78%) Service Management
1 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
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%) Regulatory Compliance
2 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 3 (16.67%) Use Case
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) Information Management
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
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 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
3 1 (5.56%) Proofpoint
3 1 (5.56%) SAP