The first table below looks at the demand for Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Process Improvement
Rank 479 429 452
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +23
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 95 115 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.34% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 60 51
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £333 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36732 34187 37631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.42% 73.38% 71.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23130 21200 22120
Average daily rate £407 £412 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 979 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.20% -2.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £48.84 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Process Improvement
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Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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 historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 47 £450 +1.69% 5
South East -17 17 £400 -11.11% 3
East Midlands +7 12 £475 +18.75% 4
Yorkshire +7 7 £228 -49.16%
North West +7 6 £400 -13.51% 4
South West -19 6 £437 -20.54% 1
West Midlands -19 2 £230 -61.66% 1
East of England - - - - 1
North East - - - -
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Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Process Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Process Improvement.

1 55 (30.73%) Project Management
2 53 (29.61%) Finance
3 42 (23.46%) Six Sigma
4 37 (20.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (18.44%) Business Analysis
6 31 (17.32%) Banking
6 31 (17.32%) Business Process Improvement
7 30 (16.76%) ITIL
8 29 (16.20%) PRINCE2
8 29 (16.20%) Change Management
9 27 (15.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 26 (14.53%) Lean Six Sigma
11 24 (13.41%) QA
11 24 (13.41%) Service Management
12 21 (11.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 18 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (9.50%) BPR
15 15 (8.38%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (8.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 14 (7.82%) Microsoft
17 13 (7.26%) Security Cleared
18 12 (6.70%) CRM
18 12 (6.70%) Configuration Management
18 12 (6.70%) Risk Management
19 11 (6.15%) Telecoms
19 11 (6.15%) Service Delivery
19 11 (6.15%) MS Excel
19 11 (6.15%) UML
19 11 (6.15%) Release Management
20 10 (5.59%) ISTQB

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Process Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Process Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.68%) CMS
2 3 (1.68%) Drupal
3 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.12%) SAS
3 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.59%) MS Project
2 10 (5.59%) MS Office
3 8 (4.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (4.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.56%) CA Clarity
2 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.23%) Internet
2 2 (1.12%) Intranet
3 1 (0.56%) SAN
3 1 (0.56%) LAN
3 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (1.12%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (0.56%) MS Access
2 1 (0.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Subversion
1 2 (1.12%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.56%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (0.56%) Ant
2 1 (0.56%) JMeter
2 1 (0.56%) Maven
2 1 (0.56%) JIRA
2 1 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 53 (29.61%) Finance
2 31 (17.32%) Banking
3 11 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.59%) Retail
5 7 (3.91%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.79%) Billing
6 5 (2.79%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.23%) Marketing
8 3 (1.68%) Back Office
9 2 (1.12%) Games
9 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.56%) Front Office
10 1 (0.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 79 (44.13%) Analyst
2 55 (30.73%) Business Analyst
3 23 (12.85%) Consultant
4 18 (10.06%) Process Improvement Consultant
4 18 (10.06%) Process Consultant
4 18 (10.06%) Project Manager
5 12 (6.70%) Senior Business Analyst
5 12 (6.70%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (6.15%) Process Manager
7 10 (5.59%) Process Analyst
7 10 (5.59%) Process Improvement Manager
8 7 (3.91%) Service Analyst
8 7 (3.91%) Business Process Analyst
8 7 (3.91%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.35%) Banking Business Analyst
9 6 (3.35%) Service Management Analyst
10 5 (2.79%) Operations Manager
10 5 (2.79%) Quality Engineer
10 5 (2.79%) Test Manager
10 5 (2.79%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.23%) HTML
2 2 (1.12%) JSON
2 2 (1.12%) CSS
2 2 (1.12%) XML
3 1 (0.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.59%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.23%) Human Factors
3 3 (1.68%) NHS
3 3 (1.68%) PMI
3 3 (1.68%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.12%) Statistics
4 2 (1.12%) Equities
4 2 (1.12%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.12%) Open Source
5 1 (0.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.56%) UNIX
1 1 (0.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (30.73%) Project Management
2 42 (23.46%) Six Sigma
3 37 (20.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (18.44%) Business Analysis
5 31 (17.32%) Business Process Improvement
6 30 (16.76%) ITIL
7 29 (16.20%) PRINCE2
7 29 (16.20%) Change Management
8 27 (15.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 26 (14.53%) Lean Six Sigma
10 24 (13.41%) Service Management
11 18 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (9.50%) BPR
13 15 (8.38%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (6.70%) CRM
14 12 (6.70%) Configuration Management
14 12 (6.70%) Risk Management
15 11 (6.15%) Service Delivery
15 11 (6.15%) UML
15 11 (6.15%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.47%) SQL
2 3 (1.68%) VBA
3 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (11.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 15 (8.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 13 (7.26%) Security Cleared
4 10 (5.59%) ISTQB
4 10 (5.59%) SC Cleared
5 9 (5.03%) ISEB
5 9 (5.03%) Degree
6 7 (3.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (2.23%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (1.68%) HND
9 2 (1.12%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 2 (1.12%) IRCA
9 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.56%) APMP
10 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.56%) PMP
10 1 (0.56%) CISSP
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.41%) QA
2 6 (3.35%) SLA
3 5 (2.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.68%) ISO 9000
5 2 (1.12%) COBIT
5 2 (1.12%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.12%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (4.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (7.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.47%) Oracle
3 5 (2.79%) Siebel
4 3 (1.68%) CheckPoint
4 3 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.68%) HP
5 2 (1.12%) Unica
5 2 (1.12%) Casewise
5 2 (1.12%) IBM
5 2 (1.12%) Cerner
5 2 (1.12%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.56%) Ariba
6 1 (0.56%) BMC
6 1 (0.56%) Citrix
6 1 (0.56%) Cognos
6 1 (0.56%) Remedy
6 1 (0.56%) VMware
6 1 (0.56%) Minitab
6 1 (0.56%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.56%) Pega
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: From £30,196 to £34,666 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago