The first table below looks at the demand for Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Process Improvement
Rank 350 343 340
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 43 38 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.23% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 61
Average daily rate £400 £458 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.56% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £300 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £525 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £54.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +44.78%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17874 16444 20506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.49% 75.99% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12665 11408 13409
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 221 325
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in London

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in London

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in London

Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in London

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 9 £448 +49.33% 3
Lewisham - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 33 (37.93%) Finance
2 27 (31.03%) Banking
2 27 (31.03%) Six Sigma
3 25 (28.74%) Project Management
4 22 (25.29%) Business Analysis
5 18 (20.69%) Lean Six Sigma
6 16 (18.39%) Business Process Improvement
7 15 (17.24%) Investment Banking
8 14 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (14.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (11.49%) PRINCE2
10 10 (11.49%) UML
11 9 (10.34%) Business Objects
11 9 (10.34%) SAP
11 9 (10.34%) ETL
11 9 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (10.34%) SAP BW
11 9 (10.34%) Change Management
11 9 (10.34%) SAP HANA
11 9 (10.34%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 8 (9.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 7 (8.05%) OLAP
13 7 (8.05%) ITIL
14 6 (6.90%) Test Management
14 6 (6.90%) Use Case
14 6 (6.90%) RUP
15 5 (5.75%) Service Management
15 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
15 5 (5.75%) Scrum

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.75%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.60%) MS Project
3 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.15%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 1 (1.15%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (1.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Intranet
2 1 (1.15%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
1 9 (10.34%) SAP BW
1 9 (10.34%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) SAP HANA
2 7 (8.05%) OLAP
3 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.15%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.15%) JMeter
2 1 (1.15%) Subversion
2 1 (1.15%) JIRA
2 1 (1.15%) Selenium
2 1 (1.15%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 33 (37.93%) Finance
2 27 (31.03%) Banking
3 15 (17.24%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.60%) Legal
5 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 2 (2.30%) Front Office
5 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Marketing
6 1 (1.15%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.15%) Back Office
6 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (39.08%) Analyst
2 26 (29.89%) Business Analyst
3 13 (14.94%) Project Manager
4 12 (13.79%) Consultant
5 9 (10.34%) Process Consultant
6 8 (9.20%) Test Manager
6 8 (9.20%) Process Improvement Consultant
6 8 (9.20%) Process Manager
7 7 (8.05%) Process Improvement Manager
8 6 (6.90%) Process Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Programme Manager
9 5 (5.75%) Programme Test Manager
10 3 (3.45%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Business Process Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Project Leader
10 3 (3.45%) SAP Consultant
11 2 (2.30%) SAP BW Consultant
11 2 (2.30%) Financial Business Analyst
11 2 (2.30%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
1 4 (4.60%) Fixed Income
2 3 (3.45%) PMI
3 2 (2.30%) Derivative
3 2 (2.30%) Equities
4 1 (1.15%) Economics
4 1 (1.15%) CCTV
4 1 (1.15%) FMCG
4 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.03%) Six Sigma
2 25 (28.74%) Project Management
3 22 (25.29%) Business Analysis
4 18 (20.69%) Lean Six Sigma
5 16 (18.39%) Business Process Improvement
6 14 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (14.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (11.49%) PRINCE2
8 10 (11.49%) UML
9 9 (10.34%) ETL
9 9 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (10.34%) Change Management
10 7 (8.05%) ITIL
11 6 (6.90%) RUP
11 6 (6.90%) Use Case
11 6 (6.90%) Test Management
12 5 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (5.75%) Analytics
12 5 (5.75%) Service Management
12 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.60%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) C
2 2 (2.30%) VBA
3 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 5 (5.75%) ISEB
2 5 (5.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (4.60%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.60%) Degree
3 4 (4.60%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) APMP
4 1 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.15%) PMP
4 1 (1.15%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Business Objects
1 9 (10.34%) SAP
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.60%) Cerner
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle
3 2 (2.30%) SunGard
4 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.15%) Sophis
4 1 (1.15%) Sun
4 1 (1.15%) Murex
4 1 (1.15%) Calypso
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