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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 258 241 254
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 457 499 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.92% 0.95% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.17% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 284 285
Median daily rate £450 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 22
Median hourly rate £22.00 £30.15 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.03% +15.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.34 £16.00 £9.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £30.15 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-25.37% +15.96%
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
41317 42757 40955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.43% 81.22% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27580 28391 26049
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1057 1189 1143
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £47.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +13 198 £500 +18.69% 42
West Midlands -19 65 £410 -2.38% 9
South East -15 62 £438 +9.37% 19
North West +14 33 £325 -20.73% 10
Yorkshire +24 30 £420 +12.00% 7
East of England -14 21 £400 +23.07% 6
South West +10 18 £450 +5.88% 15
North East -5 17 £400 +1.26% 1
East Midlands -22 13 £450 +5.88% 2
Midlands -2 2 £750 -
Process Improvement
UK

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 262 (29.47%) Finance
2 235 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (19.91%) Project Management
4 149 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
5 143 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 130 (14.62%) Microsoft
7 117 (13.16%) Change Management
8 116 (13.05%) Business Analysis
9 105 (11.81%) Business Process Improvement
10 101 (11.36%) MS Excel
11 100 (11.25%) SQL
12 95 (10.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 94 (10.57%) ITIL
14 85 (9.56%) Java
15 79 (8.89%) Degree
16 78 (8.77%) MS Office
17 75 (8.44%) Banking
18 73 (8.21%) Service Management
19 67 (7.54%) Six Sigma
20 66 (7.42%) Security Cleared
20 66 (7.42%) Test Strategy
21 65 (7.31%) Mentoring
22 61 (6.86%) Data Modelling
23 60 (6.75%) Scrum
23 60 (6.75%) QA
24 56 (6.30%) Problem Management
25 55 (6.19%) CRM
26 52 (5.85%) Management Information System
26 52 (5.85%) User Stories
27 51 (5.74%) Oracle

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 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.59%) Confluence
3 18 (2.02%) CMS
4 10 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.01%) Apache Solr
5 9 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (0.90%) SAS
7 7 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.79%) JBoss
7 7 (0.79%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.67%) Drupal
9 5 (0.56%) Apache
9 5 (0.56%) Documentum
10 4 (0.45%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.34%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.22%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 101 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 78 (8.77%) MS Office
3 49 (5.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (3.71%) MS Visio
5 29 (3.26%) MS Project
6 8 (0.90%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.34%) SPSS
8 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 24 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.24%) SAP CRM
3 9 (1.01%) SAP PSCD
4 7 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.67%) SAP HR
6 5 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.34%) SAP MII
8 3 (0.34%) SAP PP
8 3 (0.34%) SAP PP-PI
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.22%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.22%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.01%) SaaS
4 7 (0.79%) IaaS
4 7 (0.79%) PaaS
5 6 (0.67%) Boomi
6 5 (0.56%) Office 365
6 5 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.22%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.22%) Yammer
9 1 (0.11%) GitHub
9 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.11%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.91%) HTTP
2 16 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.69%) Firewall
4 13 (1.46%) DNS
5 12 (1.35%) VPN
6 11 (1.24%) DHCP
6 11 (1.24%) IPsec
6 11 (1.24%) WAN
7 10 (1.12%) FTP
7 10 (1.12%) LAN
8 9 (1.01%) IPv6
8 9 (1.01%) Software-Defined Networking
9 8 (0.90%) Internet
10 7 (0.79%) OSPF
10 7 (0.79%) Wireless
11 6 (0.67%) SSL
12 5 (0.56%) BGP
12 5 (0.56%) VoIP
12 5 (0.56%) WebEx
13 4 (0.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.01%) SAP BW
7 8 (0.90%) MongoDB
7 8 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.67%) Big Data
8 6 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (0.67%) Data Mining
8 6 (0.67%) Hadoop
8 6 (0.67%) MS Access
8 6 (0.67%) Pentaho
9 5 (0.56%) IDMS
9 5 (0.56%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.56%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (4.95%) JIRA
2 42 (4.72%) Jenkins
3 23 (2.59%) Selenium
4 21 (2.36%) Talend Open Studio
5 20 (2.25%) Maven
5 20 (2.25%) SoapUI
6 19 (2.14%) JUnit
7 18 (2.02%) Cucumber
8 13 (1.46%) Appium
9 7 (0.79%) Subversion
10 6 (0.67%) Git (software)
10 6 (0.67%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.56%) Axure RP
11 5 (0.56%) IntelliJ
12 4 (0.45%) Ant
12 4 (0.45%) JMeter
12 4 (0.45%) Spock
12 4 (0.45%) TestNG
13 3 (0.34%) CA Gen
General
1 262 (29.47%) Finance
2 75 (8.44%) Banking
3 35 (3.94%) Retail
4 34 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.26%) Legal
6 28 (3.15%) Marketing
7 14 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.57%) Publishing
8 12 (1.35%) Advertising
9 10 (1.12%) Law
9 10 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.01%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.90%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.79%) Back Office
12 7 (0.79%) General Ledger
13 6 (0.67%) Automotive
14 5 (0.56%) Billing
14 5 (0.56%) Games
15 4 (0.45%) Front Office
16 3 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 322 (36.22%) Analyst
2 178 (20.02%) Business Analyst
3 110 (12.37%) Developer
4 79 (8.89%) Project Manager
5 66 (7.42%) Process Analyst
6 59 (6.64%) Consultant
7 44 (4.95%) Architect
8 36 (4.05%) Business Process Analyst
9 34 (3.82%) Test Analyst
10 27 (3.04%) Financial Analyst
11 23 (2.59%) Administrator
11 23 (2.59%) Service Analyst
12 21 (2.36%) Service Manager
13 20 (2.25%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 20 (2.25%) IT Analyst
13 20 (2.25%) Programme Manager
14 19 (2.14%) Business IT Analyst
14 19 (2.14%) IT Business Analyst
14 19 (2.14%) Process Improvement Analyst
15 18 (2.02%) Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.16%) Web Services
2 32 (3.60%) .NET
3 31 (3.49%) HTML
4 24 (2.70%) SOAP
5 21 (2.36%) CSS
5 21 (2.36%) XML
6 20 (2.25%) HTML5
7 19 (2.14%) J2EE
8 18 (2.02%) Node.js
9 12 (1.35%) .NET Framework
9 12 (1.35%) ASP.NET
10 11 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (1.24%) Middleware
11 10 (1.12%) RESTful
12 8 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
13 7 (0.79%) Apache Cordova
13 7 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (0.79%) PhoneGap
13 7 (0.79%) SAP XI
13 7 (0.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 149 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.85%) Management Information System
3 43 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 30 (3.37%) User Experience
5 14 (1.57%) PMI
6 11 (1.24%) Economics
7 10 (1.12%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.12%) Mainframe
7 10 (1.12%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.01%) FMCG
8 9 (1.01%) Public Cloud
9 8 (0.90%) CMDB
10 7 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.79%) Statistics
11 6 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (0.67%) Reinsurance
11 6 (0.67%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.56%) EPoS
12 5 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (0.45%) Frameworx
Operating Systems
1 50 (5.62%) Windows
2 29 (3.26%) Linux
3 25 (2.81%) Unix
4 10 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (1.12%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.79%) VME
6 5 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.45%) OpenVMS
8 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.11%) Android
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.11%) pSOS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (19.91%) Project Management
3 143 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 117 (13.16%) Change Management
5 116 (13.05%) Business Analysis
6 105 (11.81%) Business Process Improvement
7 95 (10.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 94 (10.57%) ITIL
9 73 (8.21%) Service Management
10 67 (7.54%) Six Sigma
11 66 (7.42%) Test Strategy
12 65 (7.31%) Mentoring
13 61 (6.86%) Data Modelling
14 60 (6.75%) Scrum
15 56 (6.30%) Problem Management
16 55 (6.19%) CRM
17 52 (5.85%) User Stories
18 50 (5.62%) Waterfall
19 49 (5.51%) Root Cause Analysis
20 45 (5.06%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (11.25%) SQL
2 85 (9.56%) Java
3 33 (3.71%) JavaScript
4 25 (2.81%) C#
5 17 (1.91%) PL/SQL
6 16 (1.80%) C
6 16 (1.80%) T-SQL
7 11 (1.24%) COBOL
7 11 (1.24%) Perl
8 10 (1.12%) PowerShell
8 10 (1.12%) Shell Script
9 8 (0.90%) ABAP
9 8 (0.90%) Python
9 8 (0.90%) VB
10 7 (0.79%) Ruby
10 7 (0.79%) VBA
11 6 (0.67%) VBScript
12 5 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.56%) C++
12 5 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 79 (8.89%) Degree
2 66 (7.42%) Security Cleared
3 44 (4.95%) SC Cleared
4 28 (3.15%) ISEB
4 28 (3.15%) PMP
5 27 (3.04%) PMI Certification
6 18 (2.02%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 14 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.46%) DV Cleared
9 11 (1.24%) MCSE
9 11 (1.24%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 10 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (1.01%) CCNA
12 7 (0.79%) CISSP
12 7 (0.79%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.79%) MCSA
12 7 (0.79%) MCSD
13 6 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.75%) QA
2 29 (3.26%) SLA
3 16 (1.80%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.12%) COBIT
5 6 (0.67%) SDET
6 5 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.56%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.45%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.22%) GxP
9 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.11%) COSO
10 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.11%) Def Stans
10 1 (0.11%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.11%) P3O
10 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.11%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 15 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.01%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.22%) Docker
4 2 (0.22%) HDFS
4 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.11%) Firmware
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.11%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.11%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.11%) vCloud
5 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (1.01%) SCCM
1 9 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (0.90%) Puppet
3 4 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.45%) SCOM
4 3 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.34%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.22%) Control-M
5 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.22%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.11%) Ansible
6 1 (0.11%) Grafana
6 1 (0.11%) Graphite
6 1 (0.11%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.11%) Salt
6 1 (0.11%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 130 (14.62%) Microsoft
2 51 (5.74%) Oracle
3 45 (5.06%) SAP
4 25 (2.81%) Pega
5 21 (2.36%) Talend
6 20 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (2.02%) Red Hat
8 15 (1.69%) HP
8 15 (1.69%) Informatica
9 11 (1.24%) Cisco
9 11 (1.24%) Dell
9 11 (1.24%) webMethods
10 10 (1.12%) IBM
10 10 (1.12%) VMware
11 9 (1.01%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.01%) Siebel
11 9 (1.01%) Sitecore
11 9 (1.01%) WSO2
12 8 (0.90%) Adobe
12 8 (0.90%) Remedy
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £351 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aquent
Rate: £340 - £345 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
EY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke
TDA Group
Rate: £150 - £200 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
Volt
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cannock
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 17 days ago