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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
UK / England
Rank 204 200 178
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 496 562 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.19% 1.23% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.50% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 352 365
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £259 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £583 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.20 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.90 £88.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+52.04% +3.15%

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
34247 37536 36338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.42% 81.99% 78.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22846 24700 23777
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 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 844 1095 972
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -11 193 £475 +5.55% 60
South East +28 124 £425 +17.64% 32
North West +31 44 £388 - 14
South West +21 42 £425 -10.52% 11
West Midlands -10 42 £400 - 8
Yorkshire -2 17 £350 - 13
East of England -7 12 £438 +2.94% 9
East Midlands -17 12 £575 +83.26% 2
North East -29 10 £378 +2.72% 3
Midlands +2 1 - -
Process Improvement
UK

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 329 (29.27%) Finance
2 316 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
3 207 (18.42%) Project Management
4 194 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 167 (14.86%) Business Analysis
6 161 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
7 126 (11.21%) Microsoft
8 115 (10.23%) Change Management
9 113 (10.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 106 (9.43%) SQL
11 105 (9.34%) Java
11 105 (9.34%) ITIL
12 103 (9.16%) Oracle
13 97 (8.63%) MS Excel
13 97 (8.63%) Scrum
13 97 (8.63%) Business Process Improvement
14 95 (8.45%) Six Sigma
15 94 (8.36%) Degree
16 92 (8.19%) Banking
17 88 (7.83%) Security Cleared
18 85 (7.56%) SAP
19 77 (6.85%) Service Management
20 75 (6.67%) SDLC
21 73 (6.49%) PRINCE2
22 71 (6.32%) Service Delivery
22 71 (6.32%) Mentoring
23 70 (6.23%) Management Information System
24 67 (5.96%) SC Cleared
25 65 (5.78%) Coaching
26 64 (5.69%) QA

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 46 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.69%) Confluence
3 17 (1.51%) WebLogic
4 14 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.16%) CMS
6 11 (0.98%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.80%) IIS
7 9 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (0.80%) WebSphere
8 8 (0.71%) JBoss
9 6 (0.53%) Apache Solr
9 6 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.44%) Apache
10 5 (0.44%) nginx
11 4 (0.36%) Drupal
11 4 (0.36%) SAP Portal
11 4 (0.36%) SAS
12 3 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.27%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 97 (8.63%) MS Excel
2 57 (5.07%) MS Office
2 57 (5.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 43 (3.83%) MS Project
3 43 (3.83%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.62%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.18%) SPSS
6 2 (0.18%) Windchill
7 1 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (1.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 13 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.98%) SAP PSCD
5 9 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
5 9 (0.80%) SAP PP
6 8 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (0.71%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.71%) SAP HR
6 8 (0.71%) SAP MII
6 8 (0.71%) SAP PP-PI
7 7 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.62%) SAP BPC
8 6 (0.53%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.44%) SAP GRC
9 5 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.36%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.96%) SaaS
2 16 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.89%) Office 365
6 9 (0.80%) PaaS
7 7 (0.62%) IaaS
8 5 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.36%) Boomi
9 4 (0.36%) Veeva
10 3 (0.27%) Force.com
11 2 (0.18%) G Suite
11 2 (0.18%) GitHub
11 2 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
11 2 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.089%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.089%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.089%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.20%) Firewall
2 29 (2.58%) LAN
3 25 (2.22%) WAN
4 19 (1.69%) Wireless
5 18 (1.60%) VPN
6 16 (1.42%) TCP/IP
7 13 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (1.07%) Internet
8 12 (1.07%) VoIP
9 11 (0.98%) HTTP
10 10 (0.89%) SAN
11 9 (0.80%) FTP
12 7 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (0.62%) Network Security
13 6 (0.53%) Cisco Wireless
13 6 (0.53%) NetScaler
14 5 (0.44%) DNS
14 5 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (0.44%) Kerberos
14 5 (0.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (3.29%) SQL Server
3 30 (2.67%) Big Data
4 24 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 15 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.16%) SAP BW
7 13 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (0.98%) Relational Database
10 10 (0.89%) NoSQL
11 9 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (0.62%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.53%) Data Lake
13 6 (0.53%) MySQL
13 6 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.44%) IDMS
14 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 50 (4.45%) JIRA
2 34 (3.02%) Selenium
3 26 (2.31%) Jenkins
4 23 (2.05%) Cucumber
5 22 (1.96%) Mockito
6 18 (1.60%) WebDriver
7 16 (1.42%) Moq
8 15 (1.33%) Maven
9 14 (1.25%) Subversion
10 13 (1.16%) JUnit
11 11 (0.98%) Robot Framework
12 10 (0.89%) Ant
12 10 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (0.89%) CA Gen
12 10 (0.89%) Git (software)
12 10 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
13 9 (0.80%) DbUnit
13 9 (0.80%) TeamCity
13 9 (0.80%) Visual Studio
14 8 (0.71%) JMeter
General
1 329 (29.27%) Finance
2 92 (8.19%) Banking
3 49 (4.36%) Retail
4 44 (3.91%) Legal
5 37 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 35 (3.11%) Manufacturing
7 31 (2.76%) Marketing
8 22 (1.96%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (1.25%) Automotive
11 13 (1.16%) Back Office
11 13 (1.16%) Billing
11 13 (1.16%) Law
12 11 (0.98%) Publishing
13 10 (0.89%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.80%) Front Office
15 8 (0.71%) Advertising
16 6 (0.53%) Games
17 5 (0.44%) Aerospace
18 4 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 417 (37.10%) Analyst
2 254 (22.60%) Business Analyst
3 111 (9.88%) Developer
4 94 (8.36%) Project Manager
5 80 (7.12%) Consultant
6 69 (6.14%) Process Analyst
7 45 (4.00%) Architect
8 35 (3.11%) Financial Analyst
9 33 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
10 28 (2.49%) Business Process Analyst
10 28 (2.49%) Service Manager
11 25 (2.22%) Service Analyst
12 24 (2.14%) Agile Business Analyst
13 22 (1.96%) Senior Business Analyst
14 21 (1.87%) Java Developer
14 21 (1.87%) Test Analyst
15 20 (1.78%) Security Analyst
16 19 (1.69%) Process Consultant
16 19 (1.69%) Software Developer
17 18 (1.60%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.83%) XML
2 40 (3.56%) Web Services
3 37 (3.29%) HTML
4 30 (2.67%) .NET
5 28 (2.49%) J2EE
6 27 (2.40%) Node.js
7 26 (2.31%) RESTful
8 21 (1.87%) HTML5
8 21 (1.87%) Spring
9 19 (1.69%) jQuery
9 19 (1.69%) Middleware
10 18 (1.60%) CSS
11 13 (1.16%) AngularJS
11 13 (1.16%) REST
11 13 (1.16%) SAP XI
12 12 (1.07%) React
13 11 (0.98%) XSD
14 10 (0.89%) Java EE
14 10 (0.89%) JMS
14 10 (0.89%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 161 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (6.23%) Management Information System
3 26 (2.31%) Computer Science
4 24 (2.14%) Data Centre
5 17 (1.51%) Economics
6 16 (1.42%) PMI
7 15 (1.33%) CMDB
8 14 (1.25%) User Experience
9 13 (1.16%) e-Learning
9 13 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (1.07%) Equities
10 12 (1.07%) Virtual Team
11 11 (0.98%) Fixed Income
11 11 (0.98%) FMCG
11 11 (0.98%) Mainframe
12 10 (0.89%) Mathematics
12 10 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
13 9 (0.80%) Data Integration
13 9 (0.80%) Life Science
13 9 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 62 (5.52%) Windows
2 54 (4.80%) Linux
3 50 (4.45%) Unix
4 18 (1.60%) Solaris
5 16 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (0.98%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.62%) VME
8 7 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.44%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.44%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.36%) Android
11 3 (0.27%) AIX
12 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.18%) CentOS
12 2 (0.18%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.18%) zOS
13 1 (0.089%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.089%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (18.42%) Project Management
3 194 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 167 (14.86%) Business Analysis
5 115 (10.23%) Change Management
6 113 (10.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 105 (9.34%) ITIL
8 97 (8.63%) Business Process Improvement
8 97 (8.63%) Scrum
9 95 (8.45%) Six Sigma
10 77 (6.85%) Service Management
11 75 (6.67%) SDLC
12 73 (6.49%) PRINCE2
13 71 (6.32%) Mentoring
13 71 (6.32%) Service Delivery
14 65 (5.78%) Coaching
15 63 (5.60%) Configuration Management
15 63 (5.60%) Test Strategy
16 59 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
17 58 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (9.43%) SQL
2 105 (9.34%) Java
3 44 (3.91%) JavaScript
4 33 (2.94%) C#
5 26 (2.31%) PL/SQL
6 23 (2.05%) Python
7 21 (1.87%) Shell Script
8 16 (1.42%) Perl
9 15 (1.33%) ABAP
10 13 (1.16%) PowerShell
11 12 (1.07%) C
12 11 (0.98%) COBOL
13 9 (0.80%) R
13 9 (0.80%) Ruby
13 9 (0.80%) XPath
14 8 (0.71%) C++
15 7 (0.62%) PHP
15 7 (0.62%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.44%) VBA
17 4 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 94 (8.36%) Degree
2 88 (7.83%) Security Cleared
3 67 (5.96%) SC Cleared
4 38 (3.38%) ISEB
5 27 (2.40%) PMI Certification
6 25 (2.22%) PMP
6 25 (2.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 18 (1.60%) CISSP
8 13 (1.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 12 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
9 12 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.98%) ISTQB
11 9 (0.80%) CCNA
11 9 (0.80%) DV Cleared
12 8 (0.71%) ACCA
12 8 (0.71%) CCNP
13 7 (0.62%) CIMA
13 7 (0.62%) SANS
13 7 (0.62%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.69%) QA
2 29 (2.58%) SLA
3 20 (1.78%) Data Quality
4 16 (1.42%) COBIT
5 8 (0.71%) SDET
6 7 (0.62%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.53%) ISO 9000
7 6 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.44%) COSO
8 5 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.36%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.27%) GAAP
10 3 (0.27%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.18%) GDPR
11 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.18%) SEPA
12 1 (0.089%) Basel III
12 1 (0.089%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.089%) EMIR
12 1 (0.089%) P3O
System Software
1 29 (2.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.53%) ProxySG
2 6 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.44%) HDFS
3 5 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.27%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.18%) SRDF
6 2 (0.18%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (0.18%) Varnish
6 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.089%) Docker
7 1 (0.089%) Firmware
7 1 (0.089%) NFS
7 1 (0.089%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.089%) vCloud
7 1 (0.089%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (1.42%) SCCM
2 14 (1.25%) Puppet
3 12 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.89%) Ansible
5 8 (0.71%) QRadar
6 7 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.53%) OPNET
8 5 (0.44%) Kibana
8 5 (0.44%) logstash
8 5 (0.44%) Nessus
8 5 (0.44%) RSA enVision
9 4 (0.36%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 4 (0.36%) Nagios
9 4 (0.36%) Perfmon
9 4 (0.36%) SCOM
10 3 (0.27%) Control-M
10 3 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 126 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 103 (9.16%) Oracle
3 85 (7.56%) SAP
4 35 (3.11%) IBM
5 24 (2.14%) Cisco
5 24 (2.14%) Red Hat
5 24 (2.14%) webMethods
6 23 (2.05%) HP
7 21 (1.87%) CheckPoint
7 21 (1.87%) Pega
8 17 (1.51%) Informatica
9 16 (1.42%) TIBCO
10 14 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.16%) Splunk
11 13 (1.16%) VMware
12 11 (0.98%) Apple
13 10 (0.89%) BEA
13 10 (0.89%) Talend
14 9 (0.80%) F5
14 9 (0.80%) ServiceNow
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
4 Pentonville Road, London
Ticketmaster
Rate: £17,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
AAP3
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + Some Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £25 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Talent International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £50,000 - £65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago