The table below looks at the statistics for Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 84 81 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 11 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.75% 0.53% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.61% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 8
Average daily rate £350 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £400 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £513 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +45.77%
Process Improvement
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1235 977 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.73% 86.46% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 705 471
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £29.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Process Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Process Improvement.

1 10 (40.00%) Six Sigma
1 10 (40.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (28.00%) Finance
3 7 (28.00%) Line Management
3 7 (28.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) MS Visio
7 3 (12.00%) MS Office
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL
7 3 (12.00%) Scrum
7 3 (12.00%) Process Management
7 3 (12.00%) BPMN
7 3 (12.00%) Coaching
7 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (8.00%) User Stories
8 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
8 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
8 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (8.00%) COBIT
8 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.00%) Retail
8 2 (8.00%) Legal

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Process Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Process Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (28.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (16.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) ERwin
1 1 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Consultant
2 9 (36.00%) Process Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Lean Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Six Sigma Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Auditor
6 2 (8.00%) IT Auditor
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Process Mapping Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum Master
7 1 (4.00%) Business Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Developer
7 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
7 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Six Sigma
2 7 (28.00%) Line Management
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) BPMN
6 3 (12.00%) Coaching
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) Process Management
6 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.00%) Information Security
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.00%) User Stories
8 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CBAP
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) MCDST
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) COBIT
1 2 (8.00%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (8.00%) SSAE 16
2 1 (4.00%) HL7
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Val IT
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (4.00%) XenApp
1 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco
1 1 (4.00%) Citrix
1 1 (4.00%) Dell
1 1 (4.00%) HP
1 1 (4.00%) IronPort
1 1 (4.00%) M86 Security
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) RightFax
1 1 (4.00%) VMware