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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 264 273 264
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 451 434 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.91% 0.84% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.05% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 256 260
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 17
Median hourly rate £22.25 £30.72 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.57% +2.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.63 £21.15 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £46.19 £38.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.39 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-35.14% +14.32%
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
41371 41437 38972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.06% 80.09% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27588 27456 24607
Median daily rate £450 £420 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 949 1091 1124
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +3 187 £481 +6.94% 42
South East +22 91 £425 +6.25% 14
West Midlands -2 52 £378 -10.11% 5
East of England +7 30 £475 +18.75% 6
North West -12 24 £385 -1.02% 17
South West +1 22 £400 -17.94% 5
Yorkshire -5 17 £300 -17.24% 8
East Midlands -4 15 £401 -5.76% 6
North East -33 9 £300 -24.05% 5
Midlands -5 3 £463 -15.90%
Process Improvement
UK

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 254 (29.30%) Finance
2 201 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (21.57%) Project Management
4 131 (15.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 124 (14.30%) Analytical Skills
6 121 (13.96%) Microsoft
7 115 (13.26%) ITIL
8 111 (12.80%) Change Management
9 103 (11.88%) Business Analysis
10 94 (10.84%) SQL
11 93 (10.73%) Java
12 90 (10.38%) Business Process Improvement
13 89 (10.27%) MS Excel
14 85 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
15 77 (8.88%) Degree
15 77 (8.88%) MS Office
16 73 (8.42%) Mentoring
17 70 (8.07%) Banking
18 68 (7.84%) Service Management
19 65 (7.50%) Test Strategy
20 64 (7.38%) Security Cleared
21 63 (7.27%) QA
22 61 (7.04%) Computer Science
23 60 (6.92%) Six Sigma
24 59 (6.81%) Windows
25 58 (6.69%) Oracle
26 56 (6.46%) CRM
27 54 (6.23%) Data Modelling
28 53 (6.11%) Service Delivery
28 53 (6.11%) Scrum

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 28 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.08%) Confluence
3 15 (1.73%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.50%) CMS
5 10 (1.15%) Apache Solr
5 10 (1.15%) SAS
6 9 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (0.92%) Apache
8 7 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.69%) Drupal
10 5 (0.58%) Documentum
10 5 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.46%) JBoss
11 4 (0.46%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.35%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.35%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.23%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.23%) nginx
13 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 89 (10.27%) MS Excel
2 77 (8.88%) MS Office
3 32 (3.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (3.34%) MS Visio
5 21 (2.42%) MS Project
6 6 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.23%) SPSS
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 22 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (0.69%) SAP CRM
3 6 (0.69%) SAP PSCD
4 5 (0.58%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.46%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.23%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.92%) Boomi
4 5 (0.58%) IaaS
4 5 (0.58%) IBM Blueworks
4 5 (0.58%) SaaS
4 5 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.46%) Office 365
5 4 (0.46%) PaaS
6 2 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.23%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.23%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.23%) Yammer
7 1 (0.12%) GitHub
7 1 (0.12%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.65%) TCP/IP
2 22 (2.54%) DNS
3 21 (2.42%) VPN
4 20 (2.31%) DHCP
4 20 (2.31%) IPsec
5 18 (2.08%) HTTP
6 15 (1.73%) IPv6
6 15 (1.73%) Software-Defined Networking
7 14 (1.61%) BGP
7 14 (1.61%) LDAP
8 11 (1.27%) Internet
9 9 (1.04%) Firewall
10 8 (0.92%) Network Security
11 7 (0.81%) FTP
11 7 (0.81%) Wireless
12 6 (0.69%) WebEx
13 5 (0.58%) HSRP
13 5 (0.58%) LAN
13 5 (0.58%) VRRP
13 5 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (1.50%) MongoDB
5 13 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.04%) MySQL
9 8 (0.92%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.81%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.58%) MS Access
11 5 (0.58%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.58%) SAP BW
11 5 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.46%) Big Data
12 4 (0.46%) Pentaho
12 4 (0.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 4 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (5.19%) Jenkins
2 38 (4.38%) JIRA
3 23 (2.65%) Selenium
4 22 (2.54%) Maven
4 22 (2.54%) SoapUI
5 21 (2.42%) Talend Open Studio
6 20 (2.31%) JUnit
7 15 (1.73%) Cucumber
8 10 (1.15%) Appium
8 10 (1.15%) IntelliJ
9 9 (1.04%) WebDriver
10 6 (0.69%) Git (software)
11 5 (0.58%) Ant
11 5 (0.58%) Spock
11 5 (0.58%) Subversion
11 5 (0.58%) TestNG
12 4 (0.46%) Axure RP
13 3 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 254 (29.30%) Finance
2 70 (8.07%) Banking
3 41 (4.73%) Telecoms
4 35 (4.04%) Legal
4 35 (4.04%) Marketing
5 31 (3.58%) Retail
6 18 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.73%) Automotive
8 13 (1.50%) Publishing
9 11 (1.27%) Advertising
10 9 (1.04%) Back Office
11 8 (0.92%) Law
11 8 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.81%) Games
12 7 (0.81%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.69%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.58%) Front Office
14 5 (0.58%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 288 (33.22%) Analyst
2 152 (17.53%) Business Analyst
3 101 (11.65%) Developer
4 88 (10.15%) Project Manager
5 54 (6.23%) Consultant
6 53 (6.11%) Process Analyst
7 45 (5.19%) Architect
8 40 (4.61%) Test Analyst
9 31 (3.58%) Business Process Analyst
10 22 (2.54%) Administrator
10 22 (2.54%) Data Analyst
10 22 (2.54%) Service Manager
11 21 (2.42%) Financial Analyst
11 21 (2.42%) Management Consultant
12 20 (2.31%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 20 (2.31%) Programme Manager
13 19 (2.19%) Senior Analyst
14 18 (2.08%) IT Analyst
15 17 (1.96%) Service Management Consultant
16 16 (1.85%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.38%) .NET
2 31 (3.58%) Web Services
3 25 (2.88%) SOAP
4 22 (2.54%) CSS
4 22 (2.54%) XML
5 20 (2.31%) Node.js
6 19 (2.19%) HTML
7 17 (1.96%) J2EE
8 14 (1.61%) HTML5
8 14 (1.61%) Spring Boot
9 11 (1.27%) Middleware
9 11 (1.27%) RESTful
10 9 (1.04%) ASP.NET
11 7 (0.81%) .NET Framework
11 7 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (0.58%) jQuery
12 5 (0.58%) PostGIS
13 4 (0.46%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.46%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 124 (14.30%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (7.04%) Computer Science
3 47 (5.42%) Management Information System
4 30 (3.46%) User Experience
5 15 (1.73%) Public Cloud
6 14 (1.61%) Visualisation
7 12 (1.38%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.38%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.38%) Virtual Team
8 10 (1.15%) Economics
9 9 (1.04%) FMCG
9 9 (1.04%) PMI
10 8 (0.92%) Statistics
11 7 (0.81%) CMDB
12 5 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
12 5 (0.58%) Reinsurance
13 4 (0.46%) Derivative
13 4 (0.46%) Wiki
14 3 (0.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 59 (6.81%) Windows
2 49 (5.65%) Linux
3 35 (4.04%) Unix
4 23 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (2.08%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.04%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.92%) OpenVMS
8 6 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.58%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.12%) Android
11 1 (0.12%) Solaris
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (21.57%) Project Management
3 131 (15.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 115 (13.26%) ITIL
5 111 (12.80%) Change Management
6 103 (11.88%) Business Analysis
7 90 (10.38%) Business Process Improvement
8 85 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 73 (8.42%) Mentoring
10 68 (7.84%) Service Management
11 65 (7.50%) Test Strategy
12 60 (6.92%) Six Sigma
13 56 (6.46%) CRM
14 54 (6.23%) Data Modelling
15 53 (6.11%) Scrum
15 53 (6.11%) Service Delivery
16 50 (5.77%) Problem Management
16 50 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
16 50 (5.77%) Workflow
17 47 (5.42%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 94 (10.84%) SQL
2 93 (10.73%) Java
3 27 (3.11%) C#
3 27 (3.11%) JavaScript
4 20 (2.31%) C
5 18 (2.08%) T-SQL
5 18 (2.08%) VB
6 17 (1.96%) PowerShell
7 13 (1.50%) VBScript
8 11 (1.27%) C++
8 11 (1.27%) VBA
9 10 (1.15%) Perl
9 10 (1.15%) Shell Script
10 7 (0.81%) ABAP
10 7 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 7 (0.81%) Groovy
10 7 (0.81%) Python
11 6 (0.69%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.58%) Ruby
12 5 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 77 (8.88%) Degree
2 64 (7.38%) Security Cleared
3 44 (5.07%) SC Cleared
4 37 (4.27%) PMP
5 33 (3.81%) PMI Certification
6 27 (3.11%) ISEB
7 19 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (1.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 16 (1.85%) MCSE
10 15 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 14 (1.61%) DV Cleared
12 13 (1.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 12 (1.38%) MCSA
13 12 (1.38%) MCSD
14 8 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
15 6 (0.69%) ISTQB
16 5 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
16 5 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.27%) QA
2 27 (3.11%) SLA
3 16 (1.85%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.15%) COBIT
5 5 (0.58%) SDET
6 4 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.46%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.23%) GxP
7 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.12%) EFQM
8 1 (0.12%) HL7
8 1 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 1 (0.12%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 26 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.08%) Firmware
3 15 (1.73%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.58%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.23%) Docker
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 15 (1.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.92%) Puppet
3 7 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (0.46%) SCCM
5 3 (0.35%) Control-M
5 3 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.23%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.12%) Ansible
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%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.12%) Salt
7 1 (0.12%) SCOM
7 1 (0.12%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 121 (13.96%) Microsoft
2 58 (6.69%) Oracle
3 32 (3.69%) SAP
4 30 (3.46%) Red Hat
5 24 (2.77%) VMware
6 22 (2.54%) HP
6 22 (2.54%) Pega
7 21 (2.42%) Talend
8 18 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (1.61%) IBM
10 13 (1.50%) ServiceNow
11 12 (1.38%) Informatica
12 10 (1.15%) Dell
13 9 (1.04%) Siebel
13 9 (1.04%) Sitecore
14 8 (0.92%) Sage
14 8 (0.92%) WSO2
15 7 (0.81%) Adobe
15 7 (0.81%) Cisco
15 7 (0.81%) Tableau
Leicestershire
Volt
Rate: £12.33 per hour
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £500 to £600 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertfordshire
JM
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £220 - £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Robert Walters
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Premier IT
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £45,671 to £57,334 per annum or more for exceptional candidates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 days ago