The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 222 251 220
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -31
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 196 173 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.93% 0.82% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.02% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 126 139
Average daily rate £450 £475 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £600 £673
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.19 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +80.75%
Process Improvement
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +35 27 £475 +11.76% 12
Docklands, London +9 2 £446 -22.39%
Kingston Upon Thames +5 2 - -
Uxbridge +1 2 £344 -6.46%
Harrow - 2 £364 -
Croydon -12 1 £630 -10.00%
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
Hammersmith - 1 £375 - 1
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 118 (32.07%) Finance
2 73 (19.84%) Project Management
3 61 (16.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
6 53 (14.40%) Change Management
7 46 (12.50%) ITIL
8 42 (11.41%) Business Analysis
9 41 (11.14%) Banking
10 39 (10.60%) Oracle
11 37 (10.05%) Business Process Improvement
12 35 (9.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 33 (8.97%) SQL
14 31 (8.42%) Data Modelling
14 31 (8.42%) Management Information System
15 29 (7.88%) Microsoft
15 29 (7.88%) Degree
16 28 (7.61%) QA
16 28 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
16 28 (7.61%) Test Strategy
17 27 (7.34%) Six Sigma
18 24 (6.52%) Risk Management
18 24 (6.52%) Information Security
18 24 (6.52%) UML
19 23 (6.25%) Unix
19 23 (6.25%) Scrum
19 23 (6.25%) Service Management
20 21 (5.71%) ITSM
20 21 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 20 (5.43%) Waterfall

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (4.62%) SAS
2 13 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.90%) Documentum
4 6 (1.63%) Confluence
4 6 (1.63%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.63%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.63%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.36%) JBoss
6 3 (0.82%) Captiva
7 2 (0.54%) Apache
7 2 (0.54%) CMS
7 2 (0.54%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.27%) FileNet
8 1 (0.27%) Node.js
8 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (3.53%) MS Office
4 10 (2.72%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.45%) MS Project
6 5 (1.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.54%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.54%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.27%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.27%) HFM
4 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.27%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.27%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.27%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.17%) PaaS
2 3 (0.82%) Office 365
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.17%) Network Security
2 6 (1.63%) Firewall
2 6 (1.63%) Kerberos
3 4 (1.09%) WAN
4 2 (0.54%) Intranet
4 2 (0.54%) LDAP
4 2 (0.54%) NAS
4 2 (0.54%) SAN
4 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.54%) VoIP
4 2 (0.54%) VPN
4 2 (0.54%) WebEx
4 2 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.54%) Wireless
5 1 (0.27%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.27%) Internet
5 1 (0.27%) LAN
5 1 (0.27%) Multicast
5 1 (0.27%) SMLT
5 1 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.72%) Data Mining
3 10 (2.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 8 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.63%) Pentaho
7 5 (1.36%) MySQL
8 4 (1.09%) Essbase
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.27%) EDMS
10 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.27%) OLTP
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.27%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (2.72%) Subversion
2 9 (2.45%) JIRA
3 7 (1.90%) Maven
4 6 (1.63%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.36%) Ant
5 5 (1.36%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.82%) Selenium
6 3 (0.82%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.54%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.54%) Hudson
7 2 (0.54%) JBehave
7 2 (0.54%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.54%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.54%) VersionOne
7 2 (0.54%) VisualAge
7 2 (0.54%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 118 (32.07%) Finance
2 41 (11.14%) Banking
3 17 (4.62%) Retail
4 16 (4.35%) Legal
5 14 (3.80%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.99%) Law
7 9 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (2.17%) Marketing
9 7 (1.90%) Back Office
10 6 (1.63%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.09%) Advertising
11 4 (1.09%) Billing
11 4 (1.09%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.09%) Front Office
11 4 (1.09%) Games
11 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.09%) Publishing
11 4 (1.09%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 144 (39.13%) Analyst
2 82 (22.28%) Business Analyst
3 46 (12.50%) Process Analyst
4 36 (9.78%) Project Manager
5 34 (9.24%) Business Process Analyst
6 33 (8.97%) Consultant
7 29 (7.88%) Developer
8 15 (4.08%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 14 (3.80%) Process Improvement Analyst
10 13 (3.53%) Programme Manager
11 12 (3.26%) Architect
11 12 (3.26%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
12 11 (2.99%) Business Improvement Analyst
13 10 (2.72%) Financial Analyst
13 10 (2.72%) SAS Developer
13 10 (2.72%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (2.72%) Test Manager
14 9 (2.45%) Banking Analyst
14 9 (2.45%) Risk Consultant
15 8 (2.17%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.16%) .NET
2 10 (2.72%) J2EE
3 7 (1.90%) Middleware
3 7 (1.90%) Spring
3 7 (1.90%) Web Services
3 7 (1.90%) XML
4 5 (1.36%) REST
5 4 (1.09%) HTML
5 4 (1.09%) Java EE
5 4 (1.09%) SAP TM
6 3 (0.82%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.82%) Hibernate
6 3 (0.82%) JMS
6 3 (0.82%) WDK
6 3 (0.82%) XSD
7 2 (0.54%) FpML
7 2 (0.54%) JAXP
7 2 (0.54%) Rendezvous
7 2 (0.54%) SAX
7 2 (0.54%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.42%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.53%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.26%) FMCG
5 10 (2.72%) User Experience
6 8 (2.17%) CMDB
6 8 (2.17%) Visualisation
7 6 (1.63%) CESG
7 6 (1.63%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.63%) PMI
8 5 (1.36%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.36%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.36%) Statistics
9 3 (0.82%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.82%) Derivative
9 3 (0.82%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.54%) Equities
10 2 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.54%) Life Science
10 2 (0.54%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.25%) Unix
2 14 (3.80%) Linux
3 13 (3.53%) Windows
4 3 (0.82%) OpenVMS
4 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.82%) Solaris
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (19.84%) Project Management
2 61 (16.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (14.40%) Change Management
5 46 (12.50%) ITIL
6 42 (11.41%) Business Analysis
7 37 (10.05%) Business Process Improvement
8 35 (9.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 31 (8.42%) Data Modelling
10 28 (7.61%) Test Strategy
10 28 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
11 27 (7.34%) Six Sigma
12 24 (6.52%) Information Security
12 24 (6.52%) Risk Management
12 24 (6.52%) UML
13 23 (6.25%) Scrum
13 23 (6.25%) Service Management
14 21 (5.71%) ITSM
14 21 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 20 (5.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (8.97%) SQL
2 18 (4.89%) Java
3 12 (3.26%) C#
4 9 (2.45%) T-SQL
5 8 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 8 (2.17%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.63%) C
6 6 (1.63%) Perl
6 6 (1.63%) Python
7 4 (1.09%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.09%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.82%) R
9 2 (0.54%) PHP
9 2 (0.54%) Ruby
9 2 (0.54%) VBA
10 1 (0.27%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.27%) AWK
10 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.27%) Lua
10 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (7.88%) Degree
2 17 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.08%) CISA
3 15 (4.08%) CISM
4 13 (3.53%) ISEB
5 11 (2.99%) CISSP
5 11 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.90%) CRISC
6 7 (1.90%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.63%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.63%) PMP
7 6 (1.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 5 (1.36%) CBAP
8 5 (1.36%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.36%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.82%) GIAC
9 3 (0.82%) RHCE
9 3 (0.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.61%) QA
2 15 (4.08%) SLA
3 14 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (3.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (2.72%) COBIT
6 7 (1.90%) Data Quality
7 6 (1.63%) COSO
8 5 (1.36%) GxP
9 3 (0.82%) GAAP
9 3 (0.82%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.54%) Basel III
10 2 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.27%) Basel II
11 1 (0.27%) FATCA
11 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.27%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.27%) Docker
3 1 (0.27%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.09%) Puppet
3 2 (0.54%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.27%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.27%) OPNET
4 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (10.60%) Oracle
2 29 (7.88%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.16%) SAP
4 10 (2.72%) Remedy
5 9 (2.45%) BMC
6 8 (2.17%) HP
7 7 (1.90%) IBM
8 6 (1.63%) BEA
9 5 (1.36%) Hyperion
9 5 (1.36%) Informatica
9 5 (1.36%) Pega
9 5 (1.36%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.09%) Sybase
10 4 (1.09%) Teradata
11 3 (0.82%) Adobe
11 3 (0.82%) CollabNet
11 3 (0.82%) EMC
11 3 (0.82%) Perforce
11 3 (0.82%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.82%) Veritas
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