The table below looks at the statistics for Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
South East / Kent
Rank 40 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 3 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.10% 4.87% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 6.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 0
Median daily rate £396 £180 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.13% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
227 265 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 83.15% 75.93% 72.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 211 115
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £210 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 12
Median hourly rate £27.38 £170.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.89% +325.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Process Improvement across the Kent region.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement across the Kent region.

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 22 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
Maidstone - 1 £413 - 1
Process Improvement
South East

Process Improvement
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 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 Kent region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Finance Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) API Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP