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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Improvement
Rank 578 571 539
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -32
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 35 46 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.090% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 23
Median daily rate £375 £424 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.50% +30.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £285 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £288 £305
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -5.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £15.00
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
40458 40695 38413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.49% 79.83% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27130 26742 24468
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 941 1073 1145
Median hourly rate £27.62 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.43% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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
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 1 July 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 +8 12 £270 -38.98% 3
London -18 12 £413 -13.15% 8
South West +3 4 £425 +54.54% 2
West Midlands -23 3 £360 +26.31% 2
East of England - 2 £285 -
North West -8 1 £313 +8.69% 1
East Midlands - 1 £325 -
Performance Improvement
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Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 20 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (18.57%) Degree
4 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (15.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (15.71%) Project Management
5 11 (15.71%) MS Office
6 10 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 10 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 10 (14.29%) Analytics
7 9 (12.86%) Management Information System
7 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
7 9 (12.86%) ITIL
8 8 (11.43%) Change Management
8 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
8 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (11.43%) Banking
8 8 (11.43%) Risk Management
8 8 (11.43%) Business Analysis
9 7 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 7 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
9 7 (10.00%) SQL
9 7 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
10 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.57%) SLA
10 6 (8.57%) Adobe
10 6 (8.57%) Six Sigma
10 6 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (8.57%) Adobe Analytics

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 (4.29%) Liferay
2 2 (2.86%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.43%) CMS
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) nginx
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) MS Office
2 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Wireless
2 3 (4.29%) 3G
2 3 (4.29%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (2.86%) 2G
3 2 (2.86%) BGP
3 2 (2.86%) EIGRP
3 2 (2.86%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.86%) LAN
3 2 (2.86%) LTE
3 2 (2.86%) MPLS
3 2 (2.86%) Network Security
3 2 (2.86%) OSPF
3 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.86%) WAN
3 2 (2.86%) WCDMA
4 1 (1.43%) Firewall
4 1 (1.43%) HTTP
4 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
1 2 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) Big Data
2 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.43%) DB2
2 1 (1.43%) Infinispan
2 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.43%) Redis
2 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.43%) Banking
4 5 (7.14%) Legal
4 5 (7.14%) Marketing
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Front Office
6 1 (1.43%) Games
6 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Law
6 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (14.29%) Analyst
2 6 (8.57%) Analytics Manager
2 6 (8.57%) Architect
2 6 (8.57%) Digital Analytics Manager
3 5 (7.14%) Business Change Manager
3 5 (7.14%) Business Manager
3 5 (7.14%) Change Manager
4 4 (5.71%) Category Manager
4 4 (5.71%) Consultant
4 4 (5.71%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.29%) Applications Architect
5 3 (4.29%) Commercial Manager
5 3 (4.29%) IT Manager
5 3 (4.29%) Problem Manager
5 3 (4.29%) Telecoms Manager
6 2 (2.86%) Business Architect
6 2 (2.86%) Development Specialist
6 2 (2.86%) Network Manager
6 2 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (2.86%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) Hibernate
2 3 (4.29%) Apache Flex
2 3 (4.29%) J2EE
2 3 (4.29%) jQuery
2 3 (4.29%) React
2 3 (4.29%) Spring
2 3 (4.29%) Struts
2 3 (4.29%) Velocity
3 2 (2.86%) XML
4 1 (1.43%) .NET
4 1 (1.43%) CSS
4 1 (1.43%) HTML
4 1 (1.43%) Java EE
4 1 (1.43%) Middleware
4 1 (1.43%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.43%) RESTful
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.43%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.86%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.14%) Fintech
4 4 (5.71%) Handset
5 3 (4.29%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.86%) NHS
6 2 (2.86%) Social Media
6 2 (2.86%) Statistics
6 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.43%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.43%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.43%) PKI
7 1 (1.43%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Unix
2 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.43%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.43%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (15.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (15.71%) Project Management
3 10 (14.29%) Analytics
3 10 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 10 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 9 (12.86%) ITIL
5 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.43%) Business Analysis
5 8 (11.43%) Change Management
5 8 (11.43%) Risk Management
6 7 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 7 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
7 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (8.57%) Six Sigma
8 5 (7.14%) Digital Analytics
8 5 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
8 5 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) SQL
2 5 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (1.43%) C#
3 1 (1.43%) C++
3 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Degree
2 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) MBA
5 1 (1.43%) APMP
5 1 (1.43%) CIPD
5 1 (1.43%) CISSP
5 1 (1.43%) IISP
5 1 (1.43%) ISEB
5 1 (1.43%) PCI QSA
5 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.43%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) SLA
2 4 (5.71%) QA
3 3 (4.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Adobe
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Ericsson
3 3 (4.29%) Huawei
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) Nokia
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco
4 2 (2.86%) Citrix
4 2 (2.86%) Juniper
4 2 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.86%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.43%) BT
5 1 (1.43%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.43%) IBM
5 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.43%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.43%) NetCracker
5 1 (1.43%) Omniture
5 1 (1.43%) Progress
5 1 (1.43%) Siemens
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