The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Improvement
Rank 587 568 564
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 37 55 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 40 26
Median daily rate £350 £423 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% +38.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £304 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £579 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £400 £305
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +31.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £23.50 £31.85 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.21% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.25 £31.85 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.00% +67.63%
Performance Improvement
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41317 42757 40955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.43% 81.22% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27580 28391 26049
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1057 1189 1143
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £47.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in England

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Trend in England

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in England

Performance Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Performance Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in England

Performance Improvement
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Performance Improvement Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Performance Improvement
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +13 13 £375 -6.25% 4
London +11 13 £413 -6.51% 8
North West +13 4 - - 2
West Midlands -26 3 £275 - 2
South West +5 2 £250 -47.36%
East of England +5 2 - - 1
Performance Improvement
UK

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance 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 England region with a requirement for Performance Improvement.

1 17 (24.64%) Management Information System
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 16 (23.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (23.19%) MS Office
2 16 (23.19%) Analytics
3 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (20.29%) Degree
5 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
6 12 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (15.94%) Performance Management
7 11 (15.94%) ITIL
8 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
9 9 (13.04%) Adobe Analytics
9 9 (13.04%) Adobe
9 9 (13.04%) SQL
9 9 (13.04%) Risk Management
10 8 (11.59%) Coaching
10 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
10 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2
10 8 (11.59%) Problem Management
10 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (10.14%) Data Analysis
11 7 (10.14%) Business Analysis
11 7 (10.14%) Quantitative Analysis
11 7 (10.14%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (10.14%) Digital Analytics
12 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
12 6 (8.70%) Web Analytics
12 6 (8.70%) Handset

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.35%) Liferay
2 2 (2.90%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) JBoss
3 1 (1.45%) SAS
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (23.19%) MS Office
2 13 (18.84%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.90%) SPSS
5 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) Maximo
2 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (2.90%) 2G
2 2 (2.90%) 3G
2 2 (2.90%) LTE
2 2 (2.90%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (2.90%) Data Mining
1 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.45%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.45%) MS Access
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.45%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.45%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (1.45%) QlikView
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Ant
1 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.45%) Gradle
1 1 (1.45%) IntelliJ
1 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.45%) JUnit
1 1 (1.45%) Maven
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.80%) Legal
4 3 (4.35%) Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Marketing
5 2 (2.90%) Front Office
5 2 (2.90%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Automotive
6 1 (1.45%) Back Office
6 1 (1.45%) Billing
6 1 (1.45%) Electronics
6 1 (1.45%) German Language
6 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Analyst
2 9 (13.04%) Analytics Manager
2 9 (13.04%) Digital Analytics Manager
3 6 (8.70%) Commercial Manager
3 6 (8.70%) Developer
3 6 (8.70%) Problem Manager
4 5 (7.25%) Architect
5 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (4.35%) Consultant
5 3 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (2.90%) Applications Architect
6 2 (2.90%) Business Manager
6 2 (2.90%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (2.90%) J2EE Architect
6 2 (2.90%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (2.90%) Product Manager
6 2 (2.90%) RAN Engineer
6 2 (2.90%) RAN Performance Engineer
6 2 (2.90%) Web Analytics Manager
6 2 (2.90%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) Apache Flex
2 4 (5.80%) Hibernate
2 4 (5.80%) J2EE
2 4 (5.80%) Spring
3 3 (4.35%) jQuery
3 3 (4.35%) React
3 3 (4.35%) Struts
3 3 (4.35%) Velocity
4 2 (2.90%) XML
5 1 (1.45%) .NET
5 1 (1.45%) Java EE
5 1 (1.45%) JDBC
5 1 (1.45%) JSF
5 1 (1.45%) REST
5 1 (1.45%) SOAP
5 1 (1.45%) Web Services
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Management Information System
2 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.70%) Handset
4 5 (7.25%) Fintech
5 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.35%) Statistics
6 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.90%) CMDB
6 2 (2.90%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.45%) Psychology
7 1 (1.45%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.45%) Social Media
7 1 (1.45%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.45%) Unix
1 1 (1.45%) Windows
1 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Analytics
1 16 (23.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (15.94%) ITIL
3 11 (15.94%) Performance Management
4 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.59%) Coaching
6 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2
6 8 (11.59%) Problem Management
7 7 (10.14%) Business Analysis
7 7 (10.14%) Data Analysis
7 7 (10.14%) Digital Analytics
7 7 (10.14%) Quantitative Analysis
7 7 (10.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.70%) Web Analytics
9 5 (7.25%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (7.25%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.04%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) Java
3 2 (2.90%) C++
4 1 (1.45%) ABAP
4 1 (1.45%) C#
4 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Degree
2 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) ISEB
4 2 (2.90%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (2.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (2.90%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.45%) CISSP
5 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.45%) IISP
5 1 (1.45%) MBA
5 1 (1.45%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 3 (4.35%) QA
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.45%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.45%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Adobe
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) Cognos
4 2 (2.90%) Ericsson
4 2 (2.90%) Huawei
4 2 (2.90%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.90%) Nokia
4 2 (2.90%) Omniture
4 2 (2.90%) SAP
4 2 (2.90%) Tableau
5 1 (1.45%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.45%) Google
5 1 (1.45%) IBM
5 1 (1.45%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.45%) Maxymiser
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.45%) Teradata
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
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Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago