The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank 77 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.40% - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £333 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.77% -16.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £17.50
Performance Improvement
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
948 729 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 75.24% 71.68% 72.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 375 318
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 35 55
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.88 £15.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.42% +44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.48 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £63.55 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Performance Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 5 £260 -
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Performance Improvement
South East

Performance Improvement
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Performance Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Improvement.

1 4 (80.00%) SAP
1 4 (80.00%) SAP BW
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (60.00%) V-Model
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Performance Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Performance Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SAP BW
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (60.00%) V-Model
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) Business Objects