The table below looks at the statistics for Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 69 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 9 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.97% 0.81% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.18% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate £360 £451 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.26% +50.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +45.77%
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
780 423 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 83.96% 68.89% 74.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 260 186
Average daily rate £410 £400 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 31
Average hourly rate £21.00 £28.50 £28.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 5 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
Tyne and Wear -27 9 £360 -20.26% 1
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (40.00%) Project Management
3 6 (40.00%) Change Management
4 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 5 (33.33%) Service Management
4 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 5 (33.33%) Economics
5 3 (20.00%) Business Development
5 3 (20.00%) Legal
5 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) MS Office
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Logistics
7 1 (6.67%) Banking
7 1 (6.67%) Subversion
7 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (6.67%) Spring
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (6.67%) JSON
7 1 (6.67%) JIRA
7 1 (6.67%) QA

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) JMeter
1 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Legal
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Symfony Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) MooTools
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) Spring
1 1 (6.67%) Symfony
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Economics
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Change Management
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Business Development
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Logistics
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) PHP
1 1 (6.67%) PHP 5
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) Ruby
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) SAP