The first table below looks at the demand for Performance Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Derbyshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Improvement
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £355 £438
% change year-on-year
-15.49% -18.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
185 83 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 76.76% 66.40% 65.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 51 54
Average daily rate £320 £253 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.73% -36.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £200 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 6 36
Average hourly rate £25.72 £11.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.65% -80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Performance Improvement
East Midlands

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Performance Improvement
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Test Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) HP