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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Process Improvement
Rank 99 81 70
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.15% 0.58% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.71% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
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£450 £228 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.80% -49.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £360 £450
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 -
Process Improvement
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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
1141 986 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.59% 82.03% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 832 705 320
Average daily rate £360 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.75 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% -49.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £12.44 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £110.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) SAS
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) SPSS
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) SPSS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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