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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 276 286 261
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 431 401 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.79% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.99% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 242 239
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £271 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £352
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +20.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 15
Median hourly rate £21.32 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.37% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.45 £22.50 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.38 £52.13 £39.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.39 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-44.89% +34.54%
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
40623 40561 37775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.50% 79.74% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27280 26672 24090
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 933 1073 1123
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +14 169 £450 - 45
South East +20 103 £425 +2.65% 19
West Midlands +2 58 £388 +0.12% 8
East of England +15 31 £475 +11.76% 9
North West -26 20 £425 -2.85% 12
South West -1 17 £375 -28.57% 5
East Midlands 0 15 £375 -14.28% 9
North East -50 8 £310 -31.22% 2
Yorkshire -12 7 £318 -20.62% 7
Midlands -5 2 £463 -15.90% 1
Process Improvement
UK

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 245 (28.42%) Finance
2 182 (21.11%) Project Management
3 178 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
4 125 (14.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 113 (13.11%) ITIL
6 112 (12.99%) Change Management
6 112 (12.99%) Business Analysis
7 111 (12.88%) Microsoft
7 111 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
8 100 (11.60%) Business Process Improvement
9 87 (10.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 84 (9.74%) SQL
11 82 (9.51%) Java
12 77 (8.93%) MS Excel
12 77 (8.93%) Degree
13 72 (8.35%) Mentoring
14 69 (8.00%) Service Management
15 68 (7.89%) Service Delivery
16 67 (7.77%) Oracle
17 66 (7.66%) MS Office
18 65 (7.54%) Security Cleared
19 61 (7.08%) Six Sigma
20 59 (6.84%) Windows
21 58 (6.73%) QA
22 57 (6.61%) Test Strategy
23 55 (6.38%) Banking
24 54 (6.26%) PRINCE2
25 53 (6.15%) Data Modelling
25 53 (6.15%) Scrum
25 53 (6.15%) Problem Management

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 31 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.62%) Confluence
2 14 (1.62%) Tomcat
3 13 (1.51%) CMS
4 10 (1.16%) SAS
5 9 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (0.93%) Apache
7 7 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.70%) Apache Solr
8 6 (0.70%) Drupal
8 6 (0.70%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.46%) Documentum
9 4 (0.46%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.35%) JBoss
10 3 (0.35%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.23%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.23%) MQSI
11 2 (0.23%) nginx
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 77 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 66 (7.66%) MS Office
3 22 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (2.44%) MS Project
4 21 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.23%) SPSS
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (0.70%) SAP PSCD
4 5 (0.58%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.58%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.46%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 2 (0.23%) Primavera
7 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.93%) Boomi
4 6 (0.70%) IBM Blueworks
5 5 (0.58%) IaaS
5 5 (0.58%) Office 365
5 5 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.46%) PaaS
6 4 (0.46%) SaaS
7 2 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.23%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.23%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.23%) Yammer
8 1 (0.12%) GitHub
8 1 (0.12%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.55%) DNS
1 22 (2.55%) TCP/IP
2 21 (2.44%) VPN
3 20 (2.32%) DHCP
4 19 (2.20%) IPsec
5 17 (1.97%) HTTP
6 15 (1.74%) IPv6
6 15 (1.74%) Software-Defined Networking
7 14 (1.62%) Internet
7 14 (1.62%) LDAP
8 13 (1.51%) BGP
8 13 (1.51%) Firewall
9 10 (1.16%) Network Security
10 9 (1.04%) Wireless
11 8 (0.93%) FTP
12 7 (0.81%) WAN
13 6 (0.70%) SAN
14 5 (0.58%) WebEx
15 4 (0.46%) HSRP
15 4 (0.46%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (4.99%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
4 15 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (1.51%) MongoDB
6 13 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (1.39%) MySQL
8 10 (1.16%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.04%) Data Mining
10 5 (0.58%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.46%) Big Data
11 4 (0.46%) Power BI
11 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.35%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 33 (3.83%) JIRA
2 30 (3.48%) Jenkins
3 20 (2.32%) SoapUI
4 19 (2.20%) Maven
4 19 (2.20%) Talend Open Studio
5 16 (1.86%) JUnit
6 13 (1.51%) Selenium
7 10 (1.16%) IntelliJ
8 8 (0.93%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.58%) Ant
9 5 (0.58%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.46%) Axure RP
10 4 (0.46%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.46%) Spock
10 4 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.46%) TestNG
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.35%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.35%) Subversion
11 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 245 (28.42%) Finance
2 55 (6.38%) Banking
3 52 (6.03%) Telecoms
4 37 (4.29%) Legal
5 34 (3.94%) Marketing
6 32 (3.71%) Retail
7 19 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.62%) Automotive
9 11 (1.28%) Back Office
10 9 (1.04%) Advertising
11 8 (0.93%) Games
11 8 (0.93%) Publishing
12 7 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.81%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.70%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.70%) Law
14 5 (0.58%) Front Office
14 5 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.58%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 293 (33.99%) Analyst
2 156 (18.10%) Business Analyst
3 91 (10.56%) Project Manager
4 87 (10.09%) Developer
5 63 (7.31%) Process Analyst
6 52 (6.03%) Consultant
7 40 (4.64%) Business Process Analyst
8 39 (4.52%) Architect
9 34 (3.94%) Test Analyst
10 22 (2.55%) Administrator
10 22 (2.55%) Financial Analyst
10 22 (2.55%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 21 (2.44%) Data Analyst
12 20 (2.32%) Management Consultant
12 20 (2.32%) Service Manager
13 19 (2.20%) Programme Manager
13 19 (2.20%) Senior Analyst
14 17 (1.97%) Service Management Consultant
15 16 (1.86%) Process Improvement Manager
16 15 (1.74%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.71%) .NET
1 32 (3.71%) Web Services
2 23 (2.67%) SOAP
2 23 (2.67%) XML
3 21 (2.44%) CSS
4 16 (1.86%) J2EE
5 14 (1.62%) Spring Boot
6 13 (1.51%) Middleware
7 11 (1.28%) Node.js
7 11 (1.28%) RESTful
8 10 (1.16%) HTML
9 7 (0.81%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.81%) HTML5
10 6 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (0.58%) .NET Framework
11 5 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.58%) PostGIS
11 5 (0.58%) WSDL
12 4 (0.46%) Java EE
12 4 (0.46%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 111 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (5.80%) Computer Science
3 49 (5.68%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.13%) User Experience
5 15 (1.74%) Economics
5 15 (1.74%) Public Cloud
5 15 (1.74%) Visualisation
6 13 (1.51%) Virtual Team
7 12 (1.39%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.39%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.39%) PMI
8 11 (1.28%) CMDB
9 8 (0.93%) Statistics
10 7 (0.81%) NHS
11 6 (0.70%) FMCG
12 5 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (0.46%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.46%) IBM XIV
13 4 (0.46%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 59 (6.84%) Windows
2 51 (5.92%) Linux
3 43 (4.99%) Unix
4 24 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (2.44%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.04%) OpenVMS
6 9 (1.04%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.93%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.12%) Android
9 1 (0.12%) Solaris
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (21.11%) Project Management
2 178 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (14.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 113 (13.11%) ITIL
5 112 (12.99%) Business Analysis
5 112 (12.99%) Change Management
6 100 (11.60%) Business Process Improvement
7 87 (10.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 72 (8.35%) Mentoring
9 69 (8.00%) Service Management
10 68 (7.89%) Service Delivery
11 61 (7.08%) Six Sigma
12 57 (6.61%) Test Strategy
13 54 (6.26%) PRINCE2
14 53 (6.15%) Data Modelling
14 53 (6.15%) Problem Management
14 53 (6.15%) Scrum
15 50 (5.80%) Workflow
16 47 (5.45%) CRM
17 46 (5.34%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (9.74%) SQL
2 82 (9.51%) Java
3 24 (2.78%) C#
4 22 (2.55%) C
5 16 (1.86%) T-SQL
5 16 (1.86%) VB
6 15 (1.74%) PowerShell
7 14 (1.62%) JavaScript
7 14 (1.62%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.28%) C++
8 11 (1.28%) VBScript
9 10 (1.16%) Perl
10 8 (0.93%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.81%) Groovy
11 7 (0.81%) Python
12 6 (0.70%) VBA
13 5 (0.58%) ABAP
13 5 (0.58%) PHP
14 4 (0.46%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 77 (8.93%) Degree
2 65 (7.54%) Security Cleared
3 44 (5.10%) SC Cleared
4 37 (4.29%) PMI Certification
5 34 (3.94%) ISEB
5 34 (3.94%) PMP
6 19 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (2.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 17 (1.97%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 16 (1.86%) MCSE
10 15 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 13 (1.51%) DV Cleared
12 12 (1.39%) MCSA
12 12 (1.39%) MCSD
13 11 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (0.81%) ISTQB
15 6 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
16 4 (0.46%) CISA
16 4 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
16 4 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.73%) QA
2 34 (3.94%) SLA
3 15 (1.74%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.16%) COBIT
5 5 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.46%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.23%) SDET
9 1 (0.12%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.12%) FATCA
9 1 (0.12%) GAAP
9 1 (0.12%) GMP
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 1 (0.12%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.12%) P3O
9 1 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 29 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.09%) Firmware
3 16 (1.86%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.93%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.12%) Docker
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 15 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 11 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (0.70%) Puppet
5 3 (0.35%) OPNET
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.23%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.23%) Control-M
6 2 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.23%) SCCM
7 1 (0.12%) Grafana
7 1 (0.12%) Graphite
7 1 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.12%) Netcool
7 1 (0.12%) Salt
7 1 (0.12%) SCOM
7 1 (0.12%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 111 (12.88%) Microsoft
2 67 (7.77%) Oracle
3 34 (3.94%) Red Hat
4 27 (3.13%) VMware
5 25 (2.90%) SAP
6 23 (2.67%) HP
7 21 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (2.32%) Pega
9 19 (2.20%) Talend
10 16 (1.86%) Informatica
11 15 (1.74%) IBM
12 13 (1.51%) ServiceNow
13 10 (1.16%) Cisco
13 10 (1.16%) Remedy
14 9 (1.04%) Sage
14 9 (1.04%) Siebel
14 9 (1.04%) Sitecore
14 9 (1.04%) Tableau
15 8 (0.93%) Dell
16 7 (0.81%) Adobe
London
Parliamentary ICT
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Catalent Pharma Solutions LLC
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wymondham, Norfolk
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £12.50 - £13.75 per hour
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Code IT Recruitment
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Code IT Recruitment
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £15 - 20 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Simon James IT
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands
PAREXEL International
Posted: 20 days ago