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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 34 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 7 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.87% 3.06% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 3.77% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 11
Average daily rate £400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £433 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £528 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £398
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.80% +50.13%
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
323 371 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 86.36% 81.00% 81.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 243 174
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £16.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% +17.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.70 £17.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Process Improvement Hourly 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 29 April 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
Northampton +5 6 £400 -11.11%
Kettering - 1 - -
Process Improvement
East Midlands

Process Improvement
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 11 (78.57%) Six Sigma
1 11 (78.57%) Lean Six Sigma
2 8 (57.14%) Business Process Improvement
3 7 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) IBM Blueworks
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
9 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
9 1 (7.14%) Replication
9 1 (7.14%) Teradata
9 1 (7.14%) Banking
9 1 (7.14%) Project Management
9 1 (7.14%) SQL
9 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
9 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 1 (7.14%) ETL
9 1 (7.14%) SAS
9 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 1 (7.14%) NHS

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Process Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Process Improvement Specialist
3 4 (28.57%) Process Improvement Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Improvement Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Head of Business Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) HR Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Lean Six Sigma
1 11 (78.57%) Six Sigma
2 8 (57.14%) Business Process Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (21.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Teradata