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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Improvement
Rank 600 556 557
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +1
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 31 54 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.11% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.13% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 40 18
Median daily rate £425 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £260 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £575 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+40.35% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 - -
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
41645 40103 38723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.71% 79.12% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27844 25420 24585
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 911 1177 1144
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
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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
London -24 11 £468 -6.50% 10
South East -3 6 £425 -10.52% 1
West Midlands -14 6 £254 -10.96% 1
South West -3 4 £450 -30.76% 2
East Midlands - 2 £388 - 1
North West -12 1 - -
East of England - 1 £220 -
Performance Improvement
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Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 23 (33.82%) Finance
2 19 (27.94%) Project Management
3 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (20.59%) Business Analysis
5 13 (19.12%) Target Operating Model
6 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 11 (16.18%) Change Management
7 11 (16.18%) DV Cleared
7 11 (16.18%) Banking
8 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (10.29%) Coaching
10 7 (10.29%) Degree
10 7 (10.29%) Legal
10 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
11 6 (8.82%) Six Sigma
11 6 (8.82%) Performance Management
12 5 (7.35%) Marketing
12 5 (7.35%) Lean Six Sigma
12 5 (7.35%) jQuery
12 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
12 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
12 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
12 5 (7.35%) C
12 5 (7.35%) SQL
13 4 (5.88%) Java
13 4 (5.88%) Oracle
13 4 (5.88%) CRM
13 4 (5.88%) SLA

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 (4.41%) Liferay
2 2 (2.94%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) nginx
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
3 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Wireless
2 2 (2.94%) BGP
2 2 (2.94%) EIGRP
2 2 (2.94%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.94%) LAN
2 2 (2.94%) MPLS
2 2 (2.94%) Network Security
2 2 (2.94%) OSPF
2 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.94%) WAN
3 1 (1.47%) 3G
3 1 (1.47%) Firewall
3 1 (1.47%) HTTP
3 1 (1.47%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.47%) Big Data
2 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.47%) DB2
2 1 (1.47%) Infinispan
2 1 (1.47%) MS Access
2 1 (1.47%) MySQL
2 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.47%) Redis
2 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.94%) Mercurial
General
1 23 (33.82%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Banking
3 7 (10.29%) Legal
4 5 (7.35%) Marketing
4 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Publishing
5 2 (2.94%) Retail
6 1 (1.47%) Games
6 1 (1.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Analyst
2 10 (14.71%) Business Change Manager
2 10 (14.71%) Business Manager
2 10 (14.71%) Change Manager
3 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.82%) Architect
5 4 (5.88%) Category Manager
5 4 (5.88%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Applications Architect
6 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) CRM Manager
6 3 (4.41%) CRM Project Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Telecoms Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Network Security Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) jQuery
2 4 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.41%) CSS
3 3 (4.41%) HTML
3 3 (4.41%) J2EE
3 3 (4.41%) React
3 3 (4.41%) Spring
3 3 (4.41%) Struts
3 3 (4.41%) Velocity
3 3 (4.41%) XML
4 2 (2.94%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.94%) Backbone.js
4 2 (2.94%) Handlebars
4 2 (2.94%) HTML5
4 2 (2.94%) JSON
4 2 (2.94%) XSLT
5 1 (1.47%) Middleware
5 1 (1.47%) RESTful
5 1 (1.47%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.47%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.88%) NHS
3 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.94%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.94%) Fintech
4 2 (2.94%) User Experience
4 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.47%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.47%) PKI
5 1 (1.47%) Robotics
5 1 (1.47%) Social Media
5 1 (1.47%) Statistics
5 1 (1.47%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Unix
2 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.47%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Project Management
2 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (20.59%) Business Analysis
4 13 (19.12%) Target Operating Model
5 11 (16.18%) Change Management
6 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (10.29%) Coaching
8 6 (8.82%) Performance Management
8 6 (8.82%) Six Sigma
9 5 (7.35%) Lean Six Sigma
9 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.88%) Business Development
10 4 (5.88%) CRM
10 4 (5.88%) Service Management
11 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.41%) ITIL
11 3 (4.41%) Scrum
11 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) C
1 5 (7.35%) SQL
2 4 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.94%) VBA
4 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.18%) DV Cleared
3 7 (10.29%) Degree
4 2 (2.94%) MBA
4 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) APMP
5 1 (1.47%) CIPD
5 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.47%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (2.94%) Cisco
3 2 (2.94%) Citrix
3 2 (2.94%) Juniper
3 2 (2.94%) Riverbed
3 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.47%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (1.47%) Ericsson
4 1 (1.47%) Huawei
4 1 (1.47%) IBM
4 1 (1.47%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.47%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.47%) NetCracker
4 1 (1.47%) Nokia
4 1 (1.47%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.47%) Siemens
4 1 (1.47%) Sun
4 1 (1.47%) ZTE
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