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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 287 263 260
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 400 415 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.81% 0.84% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.06% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 252 242
Median daily rate £438 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £289 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £450 £370
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +21.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 13
Median hourly rate £14.90 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.02 £21.08 £14.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.78 £52.60 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.90 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-33.76% -25.00%
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
40456 39044 37496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.11% 79.32% 78.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 27087 25129 24044
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 906 1122 1153
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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
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 25 May 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 0 157 £450 - 40
South East -12 93 £421 +3.62% 17
West Midlands +3 39 £440 +19.59% 7
East of England +10 33 £450 -14.28% 11
North West -2 28 £425 -10.52% 9
South West -5 20 £425 -19.04% 7
East Midlands -12 16 £400 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire -6 8 £450 +12.50% 9
North East -46 6 £315 -18.49% 2
Process Improvement
UK

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 235 (27.78%) Finance
2 178 (21.04%) Project Management
3 154 (18.20%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (14.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 119 (14.07%) ITIL
6 108 (12.77%) Business Analysis
7 107 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
8 106 (12.53%) Change Management
9 101 (11.94%) Microsoft
10 99 (11.70%) Business Process Improvement
11 79 (9.34%) Continuous Improvement
12 76 (8.98%) Service Management
12 76 (8.98%) MS Excel
13 75 (8.87%) Degree
14 71 (8.39%) SQL
15 68 (8.04%) Service Delivery
16 67 (7.92%) Oracle
17 63 (7.45%) Six Sigma
18 62 (7.33%) Java
19 60 (7.09%) Security Cleared
20 58 (6.86%) Windows
21 57 (6.74%) PRINCE2
21 57 (6.74%) Test Strategy
22 56 (6.62%) Banking
23 55 (6.50%) Data Modelling
24 53 (6.26%) Programme Management
24 53 (6.26%) Problem Management
25 52 (6.15%) Management Information System
26 51 (6.03%) Linux
26 51 (6.03%) Telecoms

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 25 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.01%) SAS
3 15 (1.77%) Tomcat
4 12 (1.42%) CMS
5 9 (1.06%) Apache
5 9 (1.06%) Node.js
5 9 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (0.95%) Confluence
6 8 (0.95%) WebLogic
7 6 (0.71%) Apache Solr
7 6 (0.71%) Documentum
7 6 (0.71%) Drupal
8 4 (0.47%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.24%) MQSI
10 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.24%) nginx
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 76 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 47 (5.56%) MS Office
3 20 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (2.25%) MS Visio
5 17 (2.01%) MS Project
6 6 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.71%) SPSS
7 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.35%) SAP PSCD
5 2 (0.24%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 2 (0.24%) HFM
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.24%) Primavera
5 2 (0.24%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.24%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.12%) Eikon
6 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.12%) ReMetrica
6 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.12%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.71%) Boomi
2 6 (0.71%) IaaS
2 6 (0.71%) IBM Blueworks
3 5 (0.59%) PaaS
3 5 (0.59%) SaaS
4 4 (0.47%) Office 365
4 4 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.12%) GitHub
6 1 (0.12%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.25%) DNS
1 19 (2.25%) TCP/IP
1 19 (2.25%) VPN
2 18 (2.13%) DHCP
3 17 (2.01%) IPsec
4 15 (1.77%) HTTP
5 14 (1.65%) IPv6
5 14 (1.65%) LDAP
5 14 (1.65%) Software-Defined Networking
6 12 (1.42%) BGP
6 12 (1.42%) Internet
7 11 (1.30%) Firewall
7 11 (1.30%) Network Security
8 8 (0.95%) Wireless
9 7 (0.83%) WebEx
10 6 (0.71%) FTP
10 6 (0.71%) WAN
11 5 (0.59%) SAN
12 4 (0.47%) Intranet
12 4 (0.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (1.54%) Data Mining
5 13 (1.54%) MySQL
6 12 (1.42%) MongoDB
6 12 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.83%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.59%) Pentaho
10 5 (0.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 5 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.47%) Essbase
11 4 (0.47%) MS Access
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (3.07%) JIRA
2 19 (2.25%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.30%) SoapUI
3 11 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
4 10 (1.18%) IntelliJ
4 10 (1.18%) Selenium
5 9 (1.06%) Maven
6 7 (0.83%) JUnit
7 5 (0.59%) Ant
7 5 (0.59%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.47%) Axure RP
8 4 (0.47%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.47%) Subversion
9 3 (0.35%) CA Gen
9 3 (0.35%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.35%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.24%) Grunt
10 2 (0.24%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (0.24%) Spock
10 2 (0.24%) VersionOne
General
1 235 (27.78%) Finance
2 56 (6.62%) Banking
3 51 (6.03%) Telecoms
4 33 (3.90%) Legal
4 33 (3.90%) Retail
5 29 (3.43%) Marketing
6 25 (2.96%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.65%) Automotive
8 11 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.18%) Games
10 9 (1.06%) Advertising
11 8 (0.95%) Back Office
11 8 (0.95%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.83%) Law
13 5 (0.59%) Publishing
13 5 (0.59%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.35%) French Language
14 3 (0.35%) Front Office
14 3 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 272 (32.15%) Analyst
2 166 (19.62%) Business Analyst
3 100 (11.82%) Project Manager
4 72 (8.51%) Developer
5 61 (7.21%) Consultant
6 58 (6.86%) Process Analyst
7 43 (5.08%) Architect
8 37 (4.37%) Business Process Analyst
9 26 (3.07%) Service Manager
10 23 (2.72%) Data Analyst
11 21 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (2.36%) Management Consultant
12 20 (2.36%) Programme Manager
12 20 (2.36%) Test Analyst
13 19 (2.25%) Process Improvement Manager
14 17 (2.01%) Administrator
14 17 (2.01%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 17 (2.01%) IT Manager
14 17 (2.01%) Process Improvement Analyst
14 17 (2.01%) Service Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.78%) .NET
2 25 (2.96%) XML
3 22 (2.60%) Web Services
4 21 (2.48%) CSS
5 15 (1.77%) Middleware
6 13 (1.54%) J2EE
6 13 (1.54%) Spring Boot
7 10 (1.18%) HTML
7 10 (1.18%) SOAP
8 9 (1.06%) RESTful
9 6 (0.71%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.71%) HTML5
10 5 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (0.59%) jQuery
10 5 (0.59%) PostGIS
10 5 (0.59%) Spring
10 5 (0.59%) WSDL
11 4 (0.47%) Java EE
11 4 (0.47%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (0.47%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 107 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 40 (4.73%) Computer Science
4 24 (2.84%) User Experience
5 14 (1.65%) CMDB
5 14 (1.65%) PMI
5 14 (1.65%) Public Cloud
6 13 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 13 (1.54%) Economics
6 13 (1.54%) Visualisation
7 12 (1.42%) Statistics
8 11 (1.30%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.18%) FMCG
10 8 (0.95%) NHS
11 7 (0.83%) Social Media
12 5 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
13 4 (0.47%) IBM XIV
13 4 (0.47%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.47%) Reinsurance
13 4 (0.47%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 58 (6.86%) Windows
2 51 (6.03%) Linux
3 47 (5.56%) Unix
4 25 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (2.48%) Windows Server
6 11 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.18%) Windows XP
8 9 (1.06%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.95%) OpenVMS
9 8 (0.95%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.24%) Solaris
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.12%) Android
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (21.04%) Project Management
2 154 (18.20%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (14.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 119 (14.07%) ITIL
5 108 (12.77%) Business Analysis
6 106 (12.53%) Change Management
7 99 (11.70%) Business Process Improvement
8 79 (9.34%) Continuous Improvement
9 76 (8.98%) Service Management
10 68 (8.04%) Service Delivery
11 63 (7.45%) Six Sigma
12 57 (6.74%) PRINCE2
12 57 (6.74%) Test Strategy
13 55 (6.50%) Data Modelling
14 53 (6.26%) Problem Management
14 53 (6.26%) Programme Management
15 51 (6.03%) Mentoring
16 49 (5.79%) Configuration Management
17 47 (5.56%) Workflow
18 42 (4.96%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 71 (8.39%) SQL
2 62 (7.33%) Java
3 24 (2.84%) C#
4 21 (2.48%) C
5 20 (2.36%) VB
6 17 (2.01%) Shell Script
6 17 (2.01%) T-SQL
7 15 (1.77%) JavaScript
8 14 (1.65%) Perl
8 14 (1.65%) PowerShell
9 13 (1.54%) PL/SQL
10 11 (1.30%) C++
11 10 (1.18%) VBA
11 10 (1.18%) VBScript
12 9 (1.06%) Python
13 5 (0.59%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.59%) Groovy
13 5 (0.59%) PHP
14 4 (0.47%) ABAP
14 4 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 75 (8.87%) Degree
2 60 (7.09%) Security Cleared
3 43 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 32 (3.78%) PMI Certification
5 29 (3.43%) ISEB
5 29 (3.43%) PMP
6 17 (2.01%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 16 (1.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 15 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (1.65%) MCSE
10 13 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (1.30%) MCSA
11 11 (1.30%) MCSD
12 10 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (1.06%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.95%) CISA
14 8 (0.95%) CISM
15 6 (0.71%) CBAP
16 5 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
16 5 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.79%) QA
2 28 (3.31%) SLA
3 18 (2.13%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.54%) COBIT
5 10 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (0.59%) GAAP
8 5 (0.59%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.59%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.35%) ISAE 3402
9 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.35%) SSAE 16
10 2 (0.24%) GMP
10 2 (0.24%) GxP
10 2 (0.24%) Val IT
11 1 (0.12%) Def Stans
11 1 (0.12%) FATCA
11 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.12%) P3O
System Software
1 30 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.13%) Firmware
3 16 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (1.18%) VMware ESX
6 9 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 14 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (0.59%) Puppet
5 3 (0.35%) OPNET
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.24%) SCCM
7 1 (0.12%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.12%) Control-M
7 1 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.12%) Netcool
7 1 (0.12%) Salt
7 1 (0.12%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 101 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 67 (7.92%) Oracle
3 32 (3.78%) Red Hat
4 31 (3.66%) SAP
5 28 (3.31%) VMware
6 22 (2.60%) Pega
7 19 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (2.13%) HP
8 18 (2.13%) Informatica
9 14 (1.65%) Remedy
10 13 (1.54%) IBM
11 11 (1.30%) ServiceNow
11 11 (1.30%) Talend
12 9 (1.06%) BMC
12 9 (1.06%) Sitecore
12 9 (1.06%) Tableau
12 9 (1.06%) webMethods
13 8 (0.95%) Adobe
13 8 (0.95%) BEA
13 8 (0.95%) Saba
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £424 - £466 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £190 - £210 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
Connectus
Rate: £20.39 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £390 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500 - £700.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Montash
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
People Source Consulting
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £85000 - £115000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 27 days ago