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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
UK / England
Rank 198 184 180
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 504 602 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.20% 1.28% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.54% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 381 365
Median daily rate £425 £420 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £270 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 12
Median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £13.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £53.00 £36.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.09%

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
34870 38985 38045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.97% 82.80% 79.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23337 25837 24375
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 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 863 1056 1033
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -37 167 £475 +5.55% 69
South East +24 136 £420 +10.16% 34
North West +31 57 £375 +7.14% 15
South West +16 51 £420 +8.38% 10
West Midlands -4 37 £419 +14.79% 10
Yorkshire +16 18 £350 - 11
East of England -18 16 £475 +26.66% 9
East Midlands -18 12 £375 -1.63% 6
North East -17 10 £404 +12.15% 5
Midlands +1 1 - -
Process Improvement
UK

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 304 (27.81%) Finance
2 299 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (18.48%) Project Management
4 176 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 174 (15.92%) Business Analysis
6 121 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
7 114 (10.43%) Microsoft
8 105 (9.61%) Oracle
8 105 (9.61%) ITIL
9 100 (9.15%) SQL
9 100 (9.15%) Change Management
10 97 (8.87%) Business Process Improvement
11 90 (8.23%) Six Sigma
12 89 (8.14%) Java
13 88 (8.05%) MS Excel
13 88 (8.05%) Scrum
13 88 (8.05%) Degree
14 87 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
15 85 (7.78%) Security Cleared
16 82 (7.50%) PRINCE2
17 81 (7.41%) SAP
18 80 (7.32%) Banking
19 72 (6.59%) SDLC
20 68 (6.22%) Service Management
20 68 (6.22%) Coaching
21 65 (5.95%) Management Information System
22 61 (5.58%) SC Cleared
22 61 (5.58%) Mentoring
23 60 (5.49%) Service Delivery
23 60 (5.49%) CRM

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 48 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.29%) Confluence
3 21 (1.92%) WebLogic
4 11 (1.01%) Apache Spark
4 11 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (0.91%) IIS
6 9 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (0.73%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.64%) Apache
8 7 (0.64%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.55%) CMS
10 5 (0.46%) nginx
11 4 (0.37%) JBoss
11 4 (0.37%) SAP Portal
12 3 (0.27%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.27%) NetWeaver
12 3 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 88 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 50 (4.57%) MS Office
3 45 (4.12%) MS Visio
4 44 (4.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 36 (3.29%) MS Project
6 16 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.18%) Windchill
8 1 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.091%) Simulink
8 1 (0.091%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (1.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 12 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.91%) SAP PSCD
7 9 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (0.82%) SAP PP
8 8 (0.73%) SAP MII
8 8 (0.73%) SAP PP-PI
9 7 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.64%) SAP BPC
9 7 (0.64%) SAP HR
10 6 (0.55%) SAP ERP
10 6 (0.55%) SAP GRC
11 5 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.46%) SAP CRM
11 5 (0.46%) SAP SD
12 4 (0.37%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.74%) SaaS
2 16 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.19%) Office 365
4 9 (0.82%) PaaS
5 7 (0.64%) IaaS
6 5 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (0.37%) Boomi
7 4 (0.37%) IBM Blueworks
8 3 (0.27%) Force.com
8 3 (0.27%) G Suite
8 3 (0.27%) Google Play
8 3 (0.27%) Veeva
9 2 (0.18%) Datadog
9 2 (0.18%) GitHub
9 2 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.091%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.091%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.39%) Firewall
2 29 (2.65%) WAN
3 28 (2.56%) LAN
4 23 (2.10%) VPN
5 20 (1.83%) Wireless
6 18 (1.65%) TCP/IP
7 14 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (1.28%) VoIP
8 12 (1.10%) SAN
9 11 (1.01%) Internet
10 9 (0.82%) HTTP
10 9 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (0.64%) DNS
12 6 (0.55%) Cisco Wireless
12 6 (0.55%) FTP
12 6 (0.55%) NetScaler
12 6 (0.55%) Network Security
13 5 (0.46%) Kerberos
13 5 (0.46%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (3.29%) Big Data
3 35 (3.20%) SQL Server
4 22 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (1.83%) Oracle Database
6 18 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
7 17 (1.56%) Hadoop
8 14 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (1.10%) Relational Database
9 12 (1.10%) SAP BW
10 11 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (0.91%) NoSQL
11 10 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.73%) Data Lake
13 8 (0.73%) Redis
14 7 (0.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 58 (5.31%) JIRA
2 35 (3.20%) Selenium
3 25 (2.29%) Jenkins
4 24 (2.20%) Mockito
5 22 (2.01%) WebDriver
6 20 (1.83%) Git (software)
7 19 (1.74%) Cucumber
7 19 (1.74%) Maven
8 18 (1.65%) Moq
9 15 (1.37%) JUnit
9 15 (1.37%) Subversion
10 14 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
11 11 (1.01%) Robot Framework
12 10 (0.91%) TeamCity
12 10 (0.91%) Visual Studio
13 9 (0.82%) Ant
13 9 (0.82%) CA Gen
13 9 (0.82%) DbUnit
14 8 (0.73%) JMeter
14 8 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 304 (27.81%) Finance
2 80 (7.32%) Banking
3 50 (4.57%) Telecoms
4 39 (3.57%) Retail
5 34 (3.11%) Legal
5 34 (3.11%) Manufacturing
6 32 (2.93%) Marketing
7 19 (1.74%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.56%) Back Office
8 17 (1.56%) Law
9 12 (1.10%) Automotive
9 12 (1.10%) Billing
9 12 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (0.73%) Front Office
10 8 (0.73%) Publishing
11 6 (0.55%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.46%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.37%) Advertising
13 4 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 420 (38.43%) Analyst
2 264 (24.15%) Business Analyst
3 101 (9.24%) Developer
4 92 (8.42%) Project Manager
5 69 (6.31%) Consultant
6 66 (6.04%) Process Analyst
7 46 (4.21%) Architect
8 39 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
9 32 (2.93%) Financial Analyst
10 28 (2.56%) Security Analyst
11 26 (2.38%) Senior Business Analyst
12 25 (2.29%) Business Process Analyst
13 22 (2.01%) Agile Business Analyst
13 22 (2.01%) Service Analyst
14 21 (1.92%) Java Developer
14 21 (1.92%) Service Manager
15 19 (1.74%) Digital Analyst
15 19 (1.74%) Security Specialist
16 18 (1.65%) Developer in Test
16 18 (1.65%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (4.67%) XML
2 50 (4.57%) Web Services
3 37 (3.39%) RESTful
4 27 (2.47%) HTML
5 25 (2.29%) .NET
6 23 (2.10%) Spring
7 22 (2.01%) J2EE
7 22 (2.01%) Node.js
8 17 (1.56%) jQuery
8 17 (1.56%) REST
9 16 (1.46%) Middleware
10 15 (1.37%) HTML5
10 15 (1.37%) JMS
11 14 (1.28%) XSD
12 13 (1.19%) AngularJS
13 12 (1.10%) CSS
13 12 (1.10%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (1.10%) SAP XI
14 11 (1.01%) Hibernate
15 10 (0.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 121 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 26 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 24 (2.20%) Data Centre
5 16 (1.46%) PMI
6 15 (1.37%) User Experience
7 14 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
8 13 (1.19%) e-Learning
9 12 (1.10%) Equities
9 12 (1.10%) Virtual Team
10 11 (1.01%) Fixed Income
10 11 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (0.91%) CMDB
11 10 (0.91%) Cyber Attack
11 10 (0.91%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.73%) FMCG
13 7 (0.64%) Learning Management System
13 7 (0.64%) Life Science
13 7 (0.64%) Mainframe
13 7 (0.64%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 58 (5.31%) Unix
2 56 (5.12%) Linux
2 56 (5.12%) Windows
3 17 (1.56%) Solaris
4 16 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (0.73%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.64%) Android
6 7 (0.64%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.55%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.46%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.27%) AIX
9 3 (0.27%) CentOS
9 3 (0.27%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.18%) OS/390
10 2 (0.18%) VME
10 2 (0.18%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.091%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (18.48%) Project Management
3 176 (16.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 174 (15.92%) Business Analysis
5 105 (9.61%) ITIL
6 100 (9.15%) Change Management
7 97 (8.87%) Business Process Improvement
8 90 (8.23%) Six Sigma
9 88 (8.05%) Scrum
10 87 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 82 (7.50%) PRINCE2
12 72 (6.59%) SDLC
13 68 (6.22%) Coaching
13 68 (6.22%) Service Management
14 61 (5.58%) Mentoring
15 60 (5.49%) CRM
15 60 (5.49%) Service Delivery
16 58 (5.31%) Workflow
17 57 (5.22%) Waterfall
18 55 (5.03%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (9.15%) SQL
2 89 (8.14%) Java
3 41 (3.75%) JavaScript
4 34 (3.11%) C#
5 28 (2.56%) Python
6 24 (2.20%) PL/SQL
7 20 (1.83%) Shell Script
8 16 (1.46%) ABAP
9 15 (1.37%) Perl
9 15 (1.37%) PowerShell
10 10 (0.91%) C
11 9 (0.82%) R
11 9 (0.82%) Ruby
12 8 (0.73%) C++
13 7 (0.64%) XPath
14 6 (0.55%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.46%) COBOL
15 5 (0.46%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.37%) VBA
16 4 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 88 (8.05%) Degree
2 85 (7.78%) Security Cleared
3 61 (5.58%) SC Cleared
4 44 (4.03%) ISEB
5 23 (2.10%) PMI Certification
6 21 (1.92%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 18 (1.65%) CISSP
8 15 (1.37%) PMP
9 12 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (1.01%) ACCA
10 11 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.01%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 10 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
11 10 (0.91%) CIMA
11 10 (0.91%) SANS
11 10 (0.91%) SSCP
12 9 (0.82%) CCNA
12 9 (0.82%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.73%) CCNP
13 8 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.22%) QA
2 40 (3.66%) PMO
3 24 (2.20%) SLA
4 16 (1.46%) Data Quality
5 15 (1.37%) COBIT
6 7 (0.64%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.55%) ISO 9000
7 6 (0.55%) SDET
8 5 (0.46%) COSO
8 5 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.37%) GDPR
10 3 (0.27%) GAAP
10 3 (0.27%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.18%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.18%) P3O
12 1 (0.091%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.091%) EMIR
12 1 (0.091%) ISO20022
12 1 (0.091%) SEPA
System Software
1 27 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.64%) ProxySG
4 5 (0.46%) Firmware
4 5 (0.46%) HDFS
4 5 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.37%) Docker
5 4 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.27%) Shibboleth
6 3 (0.27%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.18%) NFS
7 2 (0.18%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (0.18%) Varnish
8 1 (0.091%) SRDF
8 1 (0.091%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.091%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.091%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (1.37%) Puppet
2 13 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (1.01%) Ansible
3 11 (1.01%) QRadar
4 10 (0.91%) SCCM
5 9 (0.82%) RSA enVision
6 8 (0.73%) Kibana
6 8 (0.73%) logstash
7 7 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.55%) OPNET
9 5 (0.46%) Nagios
9 5 (0.46%) Nessus
9 5 (0.46%) SCOM
10 4 (0.37%) Perfmon
10 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.27%) Control-M
11 3 (0.27%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.27%) HP UCMDB
11 3 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 114 (10.43%) Microsoft
2 105 (9.61%) Oracle
3 81 (7.41%) SAP
4 42 (3.84%) IBM
5 26 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 25 (2.29%) webMethods
7 23 (2.10%) Cisco
8 21 (1.92%) HP
8 21 (1.92%) Pega
9 20 (1.83%) CheckPoint
10 18 (1.65%) Informatica
11 15 (1.37%) Splunk
11 15 (1.37%) TIBCO
12 14 (1.28%) Talend
12 14 (1.28%) VMware
13 13 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (1.10%) ServiceNow
15 11 (1.01%) Apple
15 11 (1.01%) F5
15 11 (1.01%) Tableau
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £355 - £405 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Harris Global
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Contingency Team
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Stott & May
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Rate: £45,212 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Hays Resource Management - Astrazeneca
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Orgtel
Posted: 3 days ago