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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 100 92 83
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.064% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £398
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.03 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.80% +12.60%
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
1333 1151 968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.34% 85.83% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 790 660
Average daily rate £425 £365 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 14
Average hourly rate £12.10 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.60 £15.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.07 £29.40 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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
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 30 April 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 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Process Management
3 3 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (25.00%) BPMN
3 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (16.67%) SSAE 16
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (16.67%) COBIT
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) SLA
5 1 (8.33%) ISEB

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Process Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Auditor
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Auditor
2 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum Master
3 1 (8.33%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Auditor
3 1 (8.33%) IT Change Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Auditor
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Process Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Auditor
3 1 (8.33%) Telephony Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) BPMN
3 3 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (25.00%) Process Management
3 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (8.33%) CBAP
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) COBIT
1 2 (16.67%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (16.67%) SSAE 16
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) Val IT