The table below looks at the statistics for Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Process Improvement
Rank 36 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.90% 0.70% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 0.95% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £388 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £358 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £405 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.17% +24.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+51.11% +25.00%
Process Improvement
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
274 210 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 74.46% 73.68% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 104 125
Average daily rate £442 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.86% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £209 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 14
Average hourly rate £16.60 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.80 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Northampton - 1 £500 - 1
Process Improvement
East Midlands

Process Improvement
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Business Process Improvement
3 7 (43.75%) Business Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) Six Sigma
4 6 (37.50%) Lean Six Sigma
5 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
5 5 (31.25%) Retail Banking
5 5 (31.25%) Banking
5 5 (31.25%) Retail
5 5 (31.25%) IBM
5 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
5 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (31.25%) IBM Blueworks
6 4 (25.00%) BPMN
7 3 (18.75%) Release Management
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
8 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
8 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.25%) Change Management

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) IBM Blueworks
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 5 (31.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Business Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Release Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Change Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Change and Release Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Process Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Service Transformation Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Business Process Improvement
2 7 (43.75%) Business Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) Lean Six Sigma
3 6 (37.50%) Six Sigma
4 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) BPMN
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Release Management
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) IBM