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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Process Improvement
Rank 365 348 374
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +26
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 46 66 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.36% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 24
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£425 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £715 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18167 18542 19451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.94% 76.48% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12695 12898 12907
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
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 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 260 374
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 8 £425 -13.92% 5
Bromley - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 32 (35.16%) Project Management
2 26 (28.57%) Six Sigma
2 26 (28.57%) Finance
3 23 (25.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (25.27%) Banking
4 18 (19.78%) Change Management
5 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (18.68%) Lean Six Sigma
6 15 (16.48%) PRINCE2
6 15 (16.48%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (15.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 13 (14.29%) QA
8 13 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 13 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 12 (13.19%) Business Process Improvement
10 11 (12.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (12.09%) ITIL
11 10 (10.99%) User Stories
12 9 (9.89%) Scrum
12 9 (9.89%) UML
13 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
13 8 (8.79%) BPR
13 8 (8.79%) Software Testing
13 8 (8.79%) Investment Banking
13 8 (8.79%) Performance Improvement
13 8 (8.79%) Test Management
14 7 (7.69%) ISTQB
14 7 (7.69%) Use Case
14 7 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (7.69%) Configuration Management

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.30%) CMS
2 3 (3.30%) Drupal
3 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) MS Project
1 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.40%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.20%) MS Office
5 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.10%) CA Clarity
1 1 (1.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) Internet
2 2 (2.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Subversion
1 2 (2.20%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.10%) JMeter
2 1 (1.10%) Ant
2 1 (1.10%) Maven
2 1 (1.10%) JIRA
2 1 (1.10%) Selenium
2 1 (1.10%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 26 (28.57%) Finance
2 23 (25.27%) Banking
3 8 (8.79%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Retail
5 2 (2.20%) Billing
5 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.20%) Games
5 2 (2.20%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.10%) Front Office
6 1 (1.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (36.26%) Analyst
2 26 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 16 (17.58%) Consultant
4 13 (14.29%) Process Consultant
4 13 (14.29%) Process Improvement Consultant
5 10 (10.99%) Project Manager
6 8 (8.79%) Process Manager
6 8 (8.79%) Process Improvement Manager
7 4 (4.40%) Process Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.30%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.30%) Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Business Process Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Service Manager
9 2 (2.20%) Data Analyst
9 2 (2.20%) Business Consultant
9 2 (2.20%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) HTML
2 2 (2.20%) CSS
2 2 (2.20%) XML
2 2 (2.20%) JSON
3 1 (1.10%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
1 4 (4.40%) Human Factors
2 3 (3.30%) Fixed Income
2 3 (3.30%) PMI
3 2 (2.20%) Equities
3 2 (2.20%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.20%) Open Source
4 1 (1.10%) FMCG
4 1 (1.10%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.10%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.16%) Project Management
2 26 (28.57%) Six Sigma
3 23 (25.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (19.78%) Change Management
5 17 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (18.68%) Lean Six Sigma
6 15 (16.48%) PRINCE2
6 15 (16.48%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 12 (13.19%) Business Process Improvement
9 11 (12.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (12.09%) ITIL
10 10 (10.99%) User Stories
11 9 (9.89%) UML
11 9 (9.89%) Scrum
12 8 (8.79%) BPR
12 8 (8.79%) Test Management
12 8 (8.79%) Software Testing
12 8 (8.79%) Performance Improvement
13 7 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.40%) SQL
2 3 (3.30%) VBA
3 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.10%) C
3 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 13 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 7 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.49%) ISEB
6 4 (4.40%) PMI Certification
7 3 (3.30%) Degree
8 2 (2.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (1.10%) APMP
9 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.10%) CIMA
9 1 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.30%) Siebel
2 3 (3.30%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.20%) Cerner
3 2 (2.20%) JD Edwards
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle
3 2 (2.20%) HP
4 1 (1.10%) Ariba
4 1 (1.10%) BMC
4 1 (1.10%) Cognos
4 1 (1.10%) IBM
4 1 (1.10%) Remedy
4 1 (1.10%) Pega
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Rate: £450 per day
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Rate: Negotiable
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