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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 41 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 16 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.80% 0.19% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 0.23% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Median daily rate £488 £325 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £325 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.86% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+69.31% -12.00%

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
476 428 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.22% 81.21% 83.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 343 334
Median daily rate £475 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 29
Median hourly rate £17.43 £67.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.17% +237.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.80 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +6 8 £500 +53.84% 2
Process Improvement
South East

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Java
3 10 (30.30%) Scrum
3 10 (30.30%) Spring
4 9 (27.27%) Java EE
4 9 (27.27%) SQL
5 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
5 8 (24.24%) Oracle
5 8 (24.24%) JUnit
5 8 (24.24%) Finance
5 8 (24.24%) MVC
5 8 (24.24%) JSF
5 8 (24.24%) Maven
5 8 (24.24%) Business Analysis
5 8 (24.24%) Spring MVC
5 8 (24.24%) jQuery
5 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
5 8 (24.24%) BPMN
5 8 (24.24%) Product Management
5 8 (24.24%) Node.js
5 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
6 7 (21.21%) REST
6 7 (21.21%) Kanban
6 7 (21.21%) Grails
6 7 (21.21%) XPath
6 7 (21.21%) XML
6 7 (21.21%) Ant
6 7 (21.21%) JMS
6 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
6 7 (21.21%) Elasticsearch

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 7 (21.21%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (15.15%) nginx
4 1 (3.03%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (12.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (9.09%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) JUnit
1 8 (24.24%) Maven
2 7 (21.21%) Ant
3 6 (18.18%) Mockito
4 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.06%) Selenium
5 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.03%) JBehave
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Publishing
3 3 (9.09%) Front Office
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
1 13 (39.39%) Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Angular Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Database Developer
4 3 (9.09%) ETL Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Accountant
5 2 (6.06%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Process Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) Spring
2 9 (27.27%) Java EE
3 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
3 8 (24.24%) jQuery
3 8 (24.24%) JSF
3 8 (24.24%) Node.js
3 8 (24.24%) Spring MVC
4 7 (21.21%) Grails
4 7 (21.21%) JMS
4 7 (21.21%) Play Framework
4 7 (21.21%) React
4 7 (21.21%) REST
4 7 (21.21%) XML
5 5 (15.15%) J2EE
5 5 (15.15%) J2SE
6 3 (9.09%) OAuth
6 3 (9.09%) RESTful
7 2 (6.06%) Web Services
8 1 (3.03%) Ehcache
8 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Social Network
2 1 (3.03%) Data Conversion
2 1 (3.03%) Social Media
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Scrum
3 8 (24.24%) BPMN
3 8 (24.24%) Business Analysis
3 8 (24.24%) MVC
3 8 (24.24%) Product Management
3 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
4 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
4 7 (21.21%) Kanban
5 6 (18.18%) SOA
5 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (18.18%) UML
6 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
6 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
6 5 (15.15%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.12%) Analytics
7 4 (12.12%) TDD
8 3 (9.09%) Critical Success Factor
8 3 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.21%) XPath
5 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) R
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) ISEB
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Ansible
1 6 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Dell
3 2 (6.06%) CODA
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) SAP