The table below looks at the statistics for Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 48 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 19 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.03% 1.07% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 1.33% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 2
Median daily rate £475 £338 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -18.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £328 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £348 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £386 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.85% -3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £28.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.63% +27.51%
Process Improvement
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
542 450 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 86.31% 79.93% 81.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 326 446
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £248 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 31
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.18% +182.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £15.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £137.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford 0 11 £450 +33.33% 2
Kidlington - 2 - -
Process Improvement
South East

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Process 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 25 (62.50%) Java
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Scrum
2 20 (50.00%) SQL
3 19 (47.50%) Maven
3 19 (47.50%) Product Management
4 18 (45.00%) Kanban
4 18 (45.00%) JUnit
5 15 (37.50%) Project Management
5 15 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (32.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (32.50%) Change Management
6 13 (32.50%) Performance Testing
6 13 (32.50%) Degree
6 13 (32.50%) QA
7 12 (30.00%) Time Management
7 12 (30.00%) Talend Open Studio
7 12 (30.00%) Talend
7 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
8 10 (25.00%) SOAP
8 10 (25.00%) Web Services
8 10 (25.00%) Data Validation
8 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (25.00%) JIRA
8 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 10 (25.00%) Publishing
8 10 (25.00%) Validation
8 10 (25.00%) Test Planning
8 10 (25.00%) API Testing
8 10 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (25.00%) Confluence
2 7 (17.50%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (12.50%) nginx
5 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (7.50%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) FTP
2 1 (2.50%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Maven
2 18 (45.00%) JUnit
3 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (30.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 10 (25.00%) JIRA
4 10 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 7 (17.50%) Ant
6 6 (15.00%) Mockito
7 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.00%) Selenium
8 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.50%) JBehave
8 1 (2.50%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (2.50%) VectorCAST
8 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (25.00%) Publishing
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Test Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Business Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Angular Developer
7 3 (7.50%) ETL Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Accountant
8 2 (5.00%) AWS Developer
8 2 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) SSIS Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) SOAP
1 10 (25.00%) Web Services
2 9 (22.50%) Spring
3 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (20.00%) Java EE
3 8 (20.00%) jQuery
3 8 (20.00%) JSF
3 8 (20.00%) Node.js
3 8 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 7 (17.50%) Grails
4 7 (17.50%) JMS
4 7 (17.50%) Play Framework
4 7 (17.50%) React
4 7 (17.50%) REST
4 7 (17.50%) XML
5 5 (12.50%) J2EE
5 5 (12.50%) J2SE
6 3 (7.50%) RESTful
7 1 (2.50%) .NET
7 1 (2.50%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.50%) Social Network
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.50%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.50%) Social Media
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Scrum
3 19 (47.50%) Product Management
4 18 (45.00%) Kanban
5 15 (37.50%) Project Management
6 13 (32.50%) Change Management
6 13 (32.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (32.50%) Performance Testing
7 12 (30.00%) Time Management
8 10 (25.00%) API Testing
8 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (25.00%) Data Validation
8 10 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (25.00%) Test Planning
8 10 (25.00%) Validation
9 9 (22.50%) Defect Tracking
9 9 (22.50%) IT Audit
10 8 (20.00%) MVC
10 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
11 7 (17.50%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) Java
2 20 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.50%) XPath
5 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.50%) R
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) HL7
2 1 (2.50%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.50%) ISO13485
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Ansible
1 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (15.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Talend
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) Dell
5 2 (5.00%) CODA
5 2 (5.00%) Informatica
5 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.50%) Perforce
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