The table below looks at the statistics for Process 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 Process Improvement over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 201 200 168
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -32
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 587 607 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.28% 1.20% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.47% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 365 456
Median daily rate £433 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.48% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £262 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 24
Median hourly rate £44.00 £28.35 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.23% +19.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.42 £16.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.36 £64.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £28.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.63% +27.51%
Process 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
37877 41238 40628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.85% 81.42% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25375 27145 26819
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 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 995 1232 1154
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% +23.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in England

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in England

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in England

Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in England

Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Process 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 Process Improvement within the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
London -1 228 £500 +16.27% 63
South East +14 131 £425 +6.25% 21
North West +22 71 £388 +4.87% 16
West Midlands -4 45 £346 -29.12% 10
South West +28 34 £420 +5.00% 12
East of England -1 27 £350 -6.66% 14
Yorkshire +13 19 £398 +2.58% 12
North East -44 16 £400 +23.07% 3
East Midlands -27 13 £450 +63.63% 4
Midlands +6 3 £475 -20.83%
Process Improvement
UK

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Process 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 Process Improvement.

1 386 (30.86%) Finance
2 352 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (18.23%) Project Management
4 204 (16.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 192 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
6 174 (13.91%) Business Analysis
7 154 (12.31%) Microsoft
8 142 (11.35%) SQL
9 134 (10.71%) Change Management
10 133 (10.63%) ITIL
11 129 (10.31%) Continuous Improvement
12 126 (10.07%) Java
13 117 (9.35%) Scrum
13 117 (9.35%) Banking
14 116 (9.27%) Oracle
15 115 (9.19%) MS Excel
16 109 (8.71%) Degree
17 100 (7.99%) Business Process Improvement
18 94 (7.51%) Security Cleared
19 92 (7.35%) Six Sigma
20 90 (7.19%) Service Management
21 89 (7.11%) QA
22 88 (7.03%) Test Strategy
23 87 (6.95%) Mentoring
24 83 (6.63%) SAP
25 82 (6.55%) Service Delivery
26 79 (6.31%) Management Information System
27 77 (6.16%) SDLC
28 73 (5.84%) PRINCE2
29 72 (5.76%) MS Office

Process 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 45 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.24%) Confluence
3 17 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (1.20%) WebLogic
5 14 (1.12%) CMS
6 11 (0.88%) Apache Spark
6 11 (0.88%) WebSphere
7 9 (0.72%) Apache Solr
7 9 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (0.64%) JBoss
9 7 (0.56%) SAS
10 6 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.48%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.40%) Apache
11 5 (0.40%) nginx
12 4 (0.32%) Drupal
12 4 (0.32%) IIS
13 3 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.16%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 115 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 72 (5.76%) MS Office
3 67 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 53 (4.24%) MS Visio
5 41 (3.28%) MS Project
6 8 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.56%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.24%) SPSS
9 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (0.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 11 (0.88%) SAP ERP
6 10 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
6 10 (0.80%) SAP PSCD
7 9 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.72%) SAP CRM
7 9 (0.72%) SAP PP
8 8 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (0.64%) SAP MII
8 8 (0.64%) SAP PP-PI
9 7 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
9 7 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
9 7 (0.56%) SAP HR
10 6 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
10 6 (0.48%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.76%) SaaS
4 11 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.88%) PaaS
5 9 (0.72%) IaaS
6 8 (0.64%) Office 365
7 4 (0.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.32%) Veeva
8 3 (0.24%) Boomi
8 3 (0.24%) Force.com
8 3 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (0.16%) G Suite
9 2 (0.16%) GitHub
9 2 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.080%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.080%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.080%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.04%) Firewall
2 31 (2.48%) LAN
3 27 (2.16%) WAN
4 21 (1.68%) VPN
5 19 (1.52%) Wireless
6 17 (1.36%) HTTP
6 17 (1.36%) TCP/IP
7 15 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (1.04%) Internet
9 12 (0.96%) VoIP
10 10 (0.80%) SAN
11 8 (0.64%) Cisco Wireless
11 8 (0.64%) Network Security
12 7 (0.56%) LDAP
12 7 (0.56%) OSPF
13 6 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (0.48%) FTP
13 6 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (0.48%) NetScaler
14 5 (0.40%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
1 41 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.16%) Big Data
3 24 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (1.60%) Oracle Database
5 16 (1.28%) Hadoop
6 14 (1.12%) SAP BW
6 14 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (0.80%) NoSQL
8 10 (0.80%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (0.64%) MS Access
10 8 (0.64%) MySQL
10 8 (0.64%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.56%) Data Lake
11 7 (0.56%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.48%) Data Mart
12 6 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (4.24%) JIRA
2 47 (3.76%) Jenkins
3 40 (3.20%) Selenium
4 30 (2.40%) Cucumber
5 28 (2.24%) Maven
6 26 (2.08%) JUnit
7 22 (1.76%) Talend Open Studio
8 15 (1.20%) Git (software)
9 14 (1.12%) Mockito
9 14 (1.12%) SoapUI
10 13 (1.04%) Appium
10 13 (1.04%) Subversion
11 12 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (0.88%) Ant
12 11 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (0.88%) WebDriver
13 10 (0.80%) TeamCity
14 9 (0.72%) Robot Framework
15 8 (0.64%) JMeter
15 8 (0.64%) Moq
General
1 386 (30.86%) Finance
2 117 (9.35%) Banking
3 52 (4.16%) Retail
4 46 (3.68%) Legal
5 38 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 37 (2.96%) Marketing
7 27 (2.16%) Manufacturing
8 25 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 24 (1.92%) Investment Banking
10 20 (1.60%) Publishing
11 14 (1.12%) Back Office
11 14 (1.12%) Law
11 14 (1.12%) Retail Banking
12 11 (0.88%) Billing
13 9 (0.72%) Advertising
14 8 (0.64%) Automotive
14 8 (0.64%) General Ledger
15 7 (0.56%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.48%) Front Office
16 6 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 438 (35.01%) Analyst
2 248 (19.82%) Business Analyst
3 145 (11.59%) Developer
4 91 (7.27%) Project Manager
5 85 (6.79%) Consultant
6 71 (5.68%) Process Analyst
7 58 (4.64%) Architect
8 44 (3.52%) Test Analyst
9 39 (3.12%) Financial Analyst
10 33 (2.64%) Senior Analyst
11 32 (2.56%) Service Manager
12 31 (2.48%) Business Process Analyst
13 29 (2.32%) Java Developer
13 29 (2.32%) Service Analyst
14 24 (1.92%) Agile Business Analyst
15 23 (1.84%) Administrator
15 23 (1.84%) Insurance Business Analyst
16 22 (1.76%) Senior Developer
17 20 (1.60%) Process Consultant
17 20 (1.60%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (4.48%) XML
2 48 (3.84%) HTML
3 42 (3.36%) .NET
4 39 (3.12%) Web Services
5 33 (2.64%) Node.js
6 30 (2.40%) J2EE
7 25 (2.00%) HTML5
8 24 (1.92%) CSS
9 20 (1.60%) Middleware
9 20 (1.60%) SOAP
9 20 (1.60%) Spring
10 19 (1.52%) RESTful
11 18 (1.44%) jQuery
12 15 (1.20%) REST
13 14 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
14 13 (1.04%) AngularJS
14 13 (1.04%) ASP.NET
15 12 (0.96%) React
15 12 (0.96%) SAP XI
16 11 (0.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 192 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (6.31%) Management Information System
3 41 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 32 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 19 (1.52%) User Experience
6 18 (1.44%) Virtual Team
7 15 (1.20%) Economics
7 15 (1.20%) FMCG
8 14 (1.12%) CMDB
8 14 (1.12%) Equities
8 14 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (0.96%) e-Learning
9 12 (0.96%) Fixed Income
10 11 (0.88%) Mainframe
10 11 (0.88%) PMI
11 10 (0.80%) Data Integration
11 10 (0.80%) Mathematics
11 10 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
11 10 (0.80%) Visualisation
12 8 (0.64%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 68 (5.44%) Windows
2 57 (4.56%) Linux
3 56 (4.48%) Unix
4 17 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (1.12%) Solaris
6 10 (0.80%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.56%) Android
7 7 (0.56%) VME
8 5 (0.40%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.40%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.24%) AIX
10 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.16%) CentOS
11 2 (0.16%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.16%) zOS
12 1 (0.080%) pSOS
12 1 (0.080%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (28.14%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (18.23%) Project Management
3 204 (16.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 174 (13.91%) Business Analysis
5 134 (10.71%) Change Management
6 133 (10.63%) ITIL
7 129 (10.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 117 (9.35%) Scrum
9 100 (7.99%) Business Process Improvement
10 92 (7.35%) Six Sigma
11 90 (7.19%) Service Management
12 88 (7.03%) Test Strategy
13 87 (6.95%) Mentoring
14 82 (6.55%) Service Delivery
15 77 (6.16%) SDLC
16 73 (5.84%) PRINCE2
17 67 (5.36%) Problem Management
18 65 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
19 64 (5.12%) Coaching
19 64 (5.12%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 142 (11.35%) SQL
2 126 (10.07%) Java
3 61 (4.88%) JavaScript
4 32 (2.56%) C#
5 26 (2.08%) Shell Script
6 25 (2.00%) PL/SQL
7 24 (1.92%) Python
8 23 (1.84%) Perl
9 16 (1.28%) C
10 14 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 12 (0.96%) ABAP
12 11 (0.88%) COBOL
12 11 (0.88%) VBA
12 11 (0.88%) XPath
13 10 (0.80%) Ruby
14 8 (0.64%) R
14 8 (0.64%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.56%) VBScript
16 6 (0.48%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 109 (8.71%) Degree
2 94 (7.51%) Security Cleared
3 70 (5.60%) SC Cleared
4 53 (4.24%) ISEB
5 34 (2.72%) PMP
6 32 (2.56%) PMI Certification
7 22 (1.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 20 (1.60%) CISSP
9 16 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 15 (1.20%) ISTQB
11 14 (1.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 13 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
13 12 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (0.88%) CCNA
14 11 (0.88%) DV Cleared
15 8 (0.64%) SANS
16 7 (0.56%) CCNP
16 7 (0.56%) CISM
16 7 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (7.11%) QA
2 35 (2.80%) SLA
3 24 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.36%) COBIT
5 11 (0.88%) SDET
6 9 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (0.64%) Solvency II
8 6 (0.48%) GxP
9 5 (0.40%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.40%) SEPA
10 4 (0.32%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.24%) GAAP
11 3 (0.24%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.16%) GCP
13 1 (0.080%) COSO
13 1 (0.080%) EFQM
13 1 (0.080%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 32 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.56%) ProxySG
4 6 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.40%) HDFS
5 5 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.32%) Docker
7 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.16%) SRDF
7 2 (0.16%) Varnish
7 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.080%) Firmware
8 1 (0.080%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.080%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.080%) vCloud
8 1 (0.080%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.080%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (1.28%) SCCM
2 12 (0.96%) Puppet
3 10 (0.80%) Ansible
3 10 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.64%) QRadar
5 6 (0.48%) Control-M
5 6 (0.48%) OPNET
6 5 (0.40%) Data Guard
6 5 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (0.40%) Kibana
6 5 (0.40%) logstash
6 5 (0.40%) Nessus
6 5 (0.40%) RSA enVision
7 4 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (0.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 4 (0.32%) SCOM
8 3 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 154 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 116 (9.27%) Oracle
3 83 (6.63%) SAP
4 30 (2.40%) IBM
5 27 (2.16%) HP
6 25 (2.00%) Cisco
6 25 (2.00%) Pega
7 23 (1.84%) Red Hat
8 22 (1.76%) Talend
8 22 (1.76%) webMethods
9 21 (1.68%) Informatica
10 20 (1.60%) CheckPoint
11 16 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (1.20%) VMware
13 13 (1.04%) Splunk
13 13 (1.04%) TIBCO
14 11 (0.88%) Apple
15 10 (0.80%) Adobe
16 9 (0.72%) Dell
16 9 (0.72%) ServiceNow
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