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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Process Improvement
Rank 459 425 456
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +31
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 90 114 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.34% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 59 45
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £450 £419
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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
35491 33389 37029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.48% 73.28% 70.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22455 20580 21661
Average daily rate £401 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.37% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1095 1001 1322
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.56 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.77% +5.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Process Improvement
UK

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 11 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 11 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 -20 44 £400 -16.88% 6
South East -22 16 £380 -10.58% 5
East Midlands +4 9 £500 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire 0 7 £228 -49.44%
South West -21 7 £338 -22.41% 1
North West -3 5 £425 -8.10%
West Midlands -18 2 £230 -60.00%
East of England - - - - 2
North East - - - -
Process Improvement
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Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 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 41 (22.91%) Six Sigma
4 39 (21.79%) Business Analysis
5 35 (19.55%) Business Process Improvement
6 32 (17.88%) Banking
7 28 (15.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (15.08%) ITIL
8 27 (15.08%) PRINCE2
9 25 (13.97%) QA
9 25 (13.97%) Lean Six Sigma
9 25 (13.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 24 (13.41%) Change Management
11 23 (12.85%) Service Management
12 21 (11.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 15 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (7.82%) Telecoms
14 14 (7.82%) BPR
14 14 (7.82%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (7.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 13 (7.26%) Degree
15 13 (7.26%) Risk Management
16 12 (6.70%) CRM
16 12 (6.70%) Security Cleared
17 11 (6.15%) UML
17 11 (6.15%) Configuration Management
17 11 (6.15%) Microsoft
18 10 (5.59%) Scrum
18 10 (5.59%) Management Information System
18 10 (5.59%) Service Delivery

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 4 (2.23%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.68%) CMS
2 3 (1.68%) Drupal
3 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.12%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (5.59%) MS Project
1 10 (5.59%) MS Office
2 8 (4.47%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.47%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.68%) Internet
2 2 (1.12%) Intranet
3 1 (0.56%) LAN
3 1 (0.56%) WAN
3 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.12%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle Discoverer
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (1.12%) JMeter
1 2 (1.12%) Subversion
1 2 (1.12%) JIRA
1 2 (1.12%) Selenium
2 1 (0.56%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (0.56%) Ant
2 1 (0.56%) Maven
General
1 53 (29.61%) Finance
2 32 (17.88%) Banking
3 14 (7.82%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.59%) Investment Banking
5 9 (5.03%) Retail
6 6 (3.35%) Marketing
7 4 (2.23%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.23%) Billing
7 4 (2.23%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.68%) Legal
8 3 (1.68%) Back Office
9 2 (1.12%) Games
10 1 (0.56%) Front Office
10 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 79 (44.13%) Analyst
2 54 (30.17%) Business Analyst
3 20 (11.17%) Project Manager
4 19 (10.61%) Consultant
5 16 (8.94%) Process Manager
6 15 (8.38%) Process Improvement Manager
6 15 (8.38%) Process Consultant
6 15 (8.38%) Process Improvement Consultant
7 11 (6.15%) Senior Business Analyst
7 11 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (5.03%) Process Analyst
9 8 (4.47%) Business Manager
10 7 (3.91%) Service Analyst
10 7 (3.91%) Test Manager
11 6 (3.35%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.35%) Service Management Analyst
12 5 (2.79%) Programme Manager
12 5 (2.79%) Quality Engineer
12 5 (2.79%) Operations Manager
12 5 (2.79%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.23%) HTML
2 2 (1.12%) CSS
2 2 (1.12%) XML
2 2 (1.12%) JSON
3 1 (0.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.59%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.23%) Human Factors
3 3 (1.68%) Fixed Income
3 3 (1.68%) PMI
3 3 (1.68%) NHS
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 41 (22.91%) Six Sigma
3 39 (21.79%) Business Analysis
4 35 (19.55%) Business Process Improvement
5 28 (15.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (15.08%) ITIL
6 27 (15.08%) PRINCE2
7 25 (13.97%) Lean Six Sigma
7 25 (13.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 24 (13.41%) Change Management
9 23 (12.85%) Service Management
10 15 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (7.82%) BPR
11 14 (7.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (7.26%) Risk Management
13 12 (6.70%) CRM
14 11 (6.15%) UML
14 11 (6.15%) Configuration Management
15 10 (5.59%) Service Delivery
15 10 (5.59%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.03%) SQL
2 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.12%) VBA
3 1 (0.56%) C
3 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (11.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 14 (7.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 13 (7.26%) Degree
4 12 (6.70%) Security Cleared
5 10 (5.59%) SC Cleared
5 10 (5.59%) ISTQB
6 9 (5.03%) ISEB
7 4 (2.23%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.68%) HND
9 2 (1.12%) IRCA
9 2 (1.12%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.56%) APMP
10 1 (0.56%) PMP
10 1 (0.56%) CITP
10 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.56%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.56%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.97%) QA
2 6 (3.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.23%) SLA
4 3 (1.68%) ISO 9000
5 2 (1.12%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.12%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.12%) COBIT
6 1 (0.56%) GxP
Systems Management
1 8 (4.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (6.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.59%) Oracle
3 5 (2.79%) Siebel
4 4 (2.23%) Cerner
5 3 (1.68%) HP
5 3 (1.68%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.12%) IBM
6 2 (1.12%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.12%) Casewise
6 2 (1.12%) Unica
7 1 (0.56%) Pega
7 1 (0.56%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.56%) Citrix
7 1 (0.56%) VMware
7 1 (0.56%) Minitab
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