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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Improvement
UK / England
Rank 542 568 527
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -41
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 31 36 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.079% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.096% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 43
Median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £450 £394
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.64 £19.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.64 -

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
34247 37536 36338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.42% 81.99% 78.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22846 24700 23777
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 844 1095 972
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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
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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +28 13 £438 +45.83% 1
London 0 7 £290 -38.94% 3
West Midlands -7 4 £528 -41.38% 1
North West - 4 £525 - 2
South West -2 2 £475 +5.55%
East Midlands +2 1 £700 -
Performance Improvement
UK

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 20 (31.25%) Finance
2 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (17.19%) Project Management
5 10 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (14.06%) Data Analysis
6 9 (14.06%) Performance Management
7 8 (12.50%) Degree
7 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (12.50%) SQL
7 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.50%) Coaching
8 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
8 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
8 7 (10.94%) ITIL
9 6 (9.38%) NHS
9 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
9 6 (9.38%) QA
9 6 (9.38%) Line Management
10 5 (7.81%) Marketing
10 5 (7.81%) C
10 5 (7.81%) Service Management
10 5 (7.81%) Matrix Organization
11 4 (6.25%) Java
11 4 (6.25%) Oracle
11 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
11 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared

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 (4.69%) Apache
1 3 (4.69%) JBoss
2 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.56%) CICS
3 1 (1.56%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.69%) MS Office
3 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Skype
2 1 (1.56%) 2G
2 1 (1.56%) 3G
2 1 (1.56%) 4G
2 1 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.56%) GSM
2 1 (1.56%) LAN
2 1 (1.56%) LTE
2 1 (1.56%) UMTS
2 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.56%) DB2
2 1 (1.56%) GIS
2 1 (1.56%) MS Access
2 1 (1.56%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.56%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (1.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Ant
1 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.13%) Gradle
1 2 (3.13%) IntelliJ
1 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.13%) JUnit
1 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
1 2 (3.13%) Maven
2 1 (1.56%) ERwin
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (31.25%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.81%) Marketing
4 3 (4.69%) Retail
5 2 (3.13%) Automotive
5 2 (3.13%) Banking
5 2 (3.13%) German Language
5 2 (3.13%) Legal
6 1 (1.56%) Back Office
6 1 (1.56%) Electronics
6 1 (1.56%) Games
6 1 (1.56%) Local Government
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Analyst
2 6 (9.38%) Developer
3 5 (7.81%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (6.25%) Performance Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Architect
5 3 (4.69%) Business Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Commercial Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Problem Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.69%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Change Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Database Developer
6 2 (3.13%) J2EE Architect
6 2 (3.13%) Product Manager
6 2 (3.13%) Senior J2EE Architect
6 2 (3.13%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Database Developer
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) REST
1 3 (4.69%) SOAP
2 2 (3.13%) J2EE
2 2 (3.13%) Java EE
2 2 (3.13%) JDBC
2 2 (3.13%) JSF
2 2 (3.13%) Middleware
2 2 (3.13%) Spring
2 2 (3.13%) Web Services
2 2 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (1.56%) Pixi.js
3 1 (1.56%) React
3 1 (1.56%) React Native
3 1 (1.56%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.38%) NHS
4 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (4.69%) CMDB
6 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.13%) EPoS
7 1 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.56%) IVR
7 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.56%) Psychology
7 1 (1.56%) Statistics
7 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Android
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
1 1 (1.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (17.19%) Project Management
3 10 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (14.06%) Data Analysis
4 9 (14.06%) Performance Management
5 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (12.50%) Coaching
5 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 7 (10.94%) ITIL
7 6 (9.38%) Line Management
8 5 (7.81%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (7.81%) Service Management
9 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.25%) People Management
9 4 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (4.69%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
10 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (7.81%) C
3 4 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.56%) ABAP
5 1 (1.56%) COBOL
5 1 (1.56%) ES6
5 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) ISEB
4 2 (3.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.56%) MBA
5 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.56%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) PA-DSS
2 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.56%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.56%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle
2 3 (4.69%) Cisco
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.69%) SAP
3 1 (1.56%) Cognos
3 1 (1.56%) Gemalto
3 1 (1.56%) Google
3 1 (1.56%) IBM
3 1 (1.56%) Kaspersky
3 1 (1.56%) NetApp
3 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.56%) Splunk
3 1 (1.56%) Tableau
3 1 (1.56%) Teradata
3 1 (1.56%) Tripwire
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