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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 261 247 262
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 466 502 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.92% 0.95% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.18% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 289 260
Median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 16
Median hourly rate £21.50 £36.72 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.44% +33.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £57.17 £38.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.95 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.55% +30.00%
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
42027 42615 39492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.07% 80.42% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28004 28221 24921
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1004 1151 1103
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.91 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -10 195 £500 +11.11% 42
South East +9 80 £425 +6.25% 22
West Midlands -17 66 £400 -4.76% 4
North West +4 27 £345 -14.86% 8
Yorkshire -2 26 £351 -4.74% 4
East of England -2 26 £425 +6.25% 8
South West +8 17 £425 -12.82% 15
East Midlands -7 14 £450 +5.88% 6
North East -17 13 £325 -28.01% 7
Midlands -10 3 £463 -15.90%
Process Improvement
UK

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 258 (30.00%) Finance
2 210 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (22.09%) Project Management
4 151 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
5 135 (15.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 130 (15.12%) Microsoft
7 119 (13.84%) Change Management
8 112 (13.02%) Business Analysis
9 108 (12.56%) ITIL
10 97 (11.28%) MS Excel
10 97 (11.28%) Business Process Improvement
11 96 (11.16%) SQL
12 88 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 85 (9.88%) Java
14 80 (9.30%) MS Office
15 76 (8.84%) Service Management
16 75 (8.72%) Degree
17 71 (8.26%) Mentoring
18 69 (8.02%) Security Cleared
19 68 (7.91%) Banking
20 65 (7.56%) Test Strategy
21 61 (7.09%) Windows
22 58 (6.74%) QA
23 57 (6.63%) Data Modelling
23 57 (6.63%) Six Sigma
24 52 (6.05%) CRM
24 52 (6.05%) Management Information System
24 52 (6.05%) Computer Science
24 52 (6.05%) Problem Management
25 51 (5.93%) 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 25 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.33%) Confluence
3 17 (1.98%) CMS
4 10 (1.16%) SAS
4 10 (1.16%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (0.93%) Apache Solr
7 7 (0.81%) Apache
7 7 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.81%) JBoss
8 6 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.70%) Drupal
9 5 (0.58%) Documentum
10 4 (0.47%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.35%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.35%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.23%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.23%) MQSI
12 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 97 (11.28%) MS Excel
2 80 (9.30%) MS Office
3 41 (4.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (3.14%) MS Visio
5 20 (2.33%) MS Project
6 6 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.58%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.47%) SPSS
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 24 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.81%) SAP CRM
2 7 (0.81%) SAP PSCD
3 6 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.58%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (0.58%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.23%) Bankmaster
7 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.23%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.70%) Boomi
4 5 (0.58%) IaaS
4 5 (0.58%) SaaS
4 5 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.47%) Office 365
5 4 (0.47%) PaaS
6 3 (0.35%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.23%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.23%) Yammer
8 1 (0.12%) GitHub
8 1 (0.12%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 19 (2.21%) DNS
2 19 (2.21%) HTTP
2 19 (2.21%) VPN
3 17 (1.98%) DHCP
3 17 (1.98%) IPsec
4 15 (1.74%) IPv6
4 15 (1.74%) Software-Defined Networking
5 11 (1.28%) BGP
6 10 (1.16%) Firewall
6 10 (1.16%) FTP
7 7 (0.81%) LDAP
8 6 (0.70%) Internet
8 6 (0.70%) LAN
8 6 (0.70%) Network Security
8 6 (0.70%) WAN
8 6 (0.70%) Wireless
9 5 (0.58%) SSL
9 5 (0.58%) WebEx
10 4 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (0.93%) MongoDB
7 8 (0.93%) MySQL
8 6 (0.70%) Data Mining
8 6 (0.70%) SAP BW
9 5 (0.58%) Big Data
9 5 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.58%) MS Access
9 5 (0.58%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.58%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.47%) Pentaho
10 4 (0.47%) QlikView
10 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 41 (4.77%) JIRA
3 24 (2.79%) Selenium
4 21 (2.44%) SoapUI
4 21 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
5 20 (2.33%) Maven
6 19 (2.21%) JUnit
7 16 (1.86%) Cucumber
8 12 (1.40%) Appium
9 8 (0.93%) WebDriver
10 7 (0.81%) IntelliJ
10 7 (0.81%) Subversion
11 6 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.70%) Git (software)
12 5 (0.58%) Spock
12 5 (0.58%) TestNG
13 4 (0.47%) Axure RP
14 3 (0.35%) Artifactory
14 3 (0.35%) SpecFlow
14 3 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 258 (30.00%) Finance
2 68 (7.91%) Banking
3 36 (4.19%) Marketing
4 34 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 33 (3.84%) Retail
6 32 (3.72%) Legal
7 17 (1.98%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.51%) Automotive
8 13 (1.51%) Publishing
9 12 (1.40%) Advertising
10 9 (1.05%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.05%) Retail Banking
11 8 (0.93%) Back Office
11 8 (0.93%) Law
12 6 (0.70%) Games
12 6 (0.70%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.58%) Front Office
14 3 (0.35%) Electronics
14 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 291 (33.84%) Analyst
2 160 (18.60%) Business Analyst
3 102 (11.86%) Developer
4 88 (10.23%) Project Manager
5 57 (6.63%) Process Analyst
6 55 (6.40%) Consultant
7 47 (5.47%) Architect
8 33 (3.84%) Test Analyst
9 31 (3.60%) Business Process Analyst
10 24 (2.79%) Data Analyst
11 23 (2.67%) Administrator
11 23 (2.67%) Service Manager
12 21 (2.44%) Programme Manager
13 20 (2.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 20 (2.33%) IT Analyst
14 19 (2.21%) Business IT Analyst
14 19 (2.21%) IT Business Analyst
15 18 (2.09%) IT Manager
15 18 (2.09%) Management Consultant
16 17 (1.98%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.07%) .NET
2 34 (3.95%) Web Services
3 24 (2.79%) CSS
3 24 (2.79%) HTML
3 24 (2.79%) SOAP
4 22 (2.56%) XML
5 17 (1.98%) Node.js
6 16 (1.86%) HTML5
7 14 (1.63%) J2EE
8 13 (1.51%) Middleware
9 11 (1.28%) RESTful
10 10 (1.16%) ASP.NET
11 9 (1.05%) .NET Framework
11 9 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (1.05%) Spring Boot
12 7 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (0.81%) Spring
13 5 (0.58%) Apache Cordova
13 5 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (0.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 151 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (6.05%) Computer Science
2 52 (6.05%) Management Information System
3 30 (3.49%) User Experience
4 15 (1.74%) Public Cloud
4 15 (1.74%) Visualisation
5 11 (1.28%) Data Centre
6 10 (1.16%) PMI
6 10 (1.16%) Virtual Team
7 9 (1.05%) Economics
7 9 (1.05%) FMCG
7 9 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 8 (0.93%) CMDB
8 8 (0.93%) Statistics
9 6 (0.70%) Reinsurance
10 5 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.47%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 61 (7.09%) Windows
2 43 (5.00%) Linux
3 27 (3.14%) Unix
4 20 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 18 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.05%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.93%) OpenVMS
8 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.58%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.47%) VME
10 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.12%) Solaris
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (22.09%) Project Management
3 135 (15.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 119 (13.84%) Change Management
5 112 (13.02%) Business Analysis
6 108 (12.56%) ITIL
7 97 (11.28%) Business Process Improvement
8 88 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 76 (8.84%) Service Management
10 71 (8.26%) Mentoring
11 65 (7.56%) Test Strategy
12 57 (6.63%) Data Modelling
12 57 (6.63%) Six Sigma
13 52 (6.05%) CRM
13 52 (6.05%) Problem Management
14 51 (5.93%) Scrum
15 50 (5.81%) Service Delivery
16 48 (5.58%) Root Cause Analysis
17 46 (5.35%) Workflow
18 44 (5.12%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (11.16%) SQL
2 85 (9.88%) Java
3 31 (3.60%) JavaScript
4 28 (3.26%) C#
5 20 (2.33%) C
6 17 (1.98%) VB
7 16 (1.86%) PowerShell
7 16 (1.86%) T-SQL
8 13 (1.51%) VBScript
9 11 (1.28%) C++
10 9 (1.05%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.05%) VBA
11 8 (0.93%) Perl
11 8 (0.93%) Python
12 7 (0.81%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.70%) ABAP
13 6 (0.70%) Groovy
13 6 (0.70%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.58%) Ruby
14 5 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 75 (8.72%) Degree
2 69 (8.02%) Security Cleared
3 45 (5.23%) SC Cleared
4 37 (4.30%) PMP
5 30 (3.49%) PMI Certification
6 24 (2.79%) ISEB
7 19 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (1.86%) MCSE
8 16 (1.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 14 (1.63%) DV Cleared
10 12 (1.40%) MCSA
10 12 (1.40%) MCSD
10 12 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
12 10 (1.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 7 (0.81%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.47%) CAPM
15 4 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
15 4 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (6.74%) QA
2 29 (3.37%) SLA
3 19 (2.21%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.93%) COBIT
5 6 (0.70%) SDET
6 5 (0.58%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.47%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.47%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.23%) GxP
8 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.12%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.12%) EFQM
9 1 (0.12%) HL7
9 1 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 1 (0.12%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 20 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.74%) Hyper-V
3 11 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.05%) Firmware
5 6 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.58%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.23%) Docker
7 2 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.12%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (0.93%) Puppet
3 7 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (0.81%) SCCM
4 5 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.47%) SCOM
6 3 (0.35%) Control-M
6 3 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.23%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.12%) Ansible
8 1 (0.12%) Grafana
8 1 (0.12%) Graphite
8 1 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.12%) Netcool
8 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.12%) Salt
8 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.12%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 130 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 46 (5.35%) Oracle
3 36 (4.19%) SAP
4 28 (3.26%) Red Hat
5 21 (2.44%) Talend
6 20 (2.33%) Pega
6 20 (2.33%) VMware
7 19 (2.21%) HP
8 18 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.51%) ServiceNow
10 11 (1.28%) IBM
11 10 (1.16%) Dell
12 9 (1.05%) Remedy
12 9 (1.05%) Siebel
12 9 (1.05%) Sitecore
12 9 (1.05%) WSO2
13 8 (0.93%) Informatica
13 8 (0.93%) Sage
14 7 (0.81%) Adobe
15 6 (0.70%) Tableau
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Red10
Rate: £475 - £525 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £145 - £155 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day 6 Month contract initially
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £12 - £18 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Difrent
Rate: Up to £360 per day Initial contract 3 months
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £330.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 to £600 p/day
Posted: 8 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: 22 days ago