The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Improvement
Rank 168 150 136
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 1 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.025% 0.25% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% 0.32% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+44.73% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 - -
Performance 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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3278 3105 2353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.46% 78.09% 75.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2030 1716 1229
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 146 134
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Performance Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Performance Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Performance Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Performance Improvement
Top 3 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Performance Improvement.

1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Process Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma