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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 46 68 48
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 14 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.39% 0.52% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 0.65% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Median daily rate £420 £375 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -34.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £398
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.35 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.22% -25.50%
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
433 613 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 73.76% 79.51% 70.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 403 236
Median daily rate £405 £410 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 43 18
Median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +15 8 £380 +1.33% 2
Kidlington - 2 £450 -
Process Improvement
South East

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 9 (56.25%) Java
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) QA
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 6 (37.50%) Test Planning
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) ETL
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) Data Management
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) JIRA
5 4 (25.00%) Maven
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) JUnit
5 4 (25.00%) SOAP
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) Time Management
5 4 (25.00%) Kanban
5 4 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (25.00%) Product Management
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (25.00%) Confluence
5 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) API Testing

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 4 (25.00%) Confluence
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
3 2 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Boomi
3 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.25%) QlikView
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) JUnit
2 4 (25.00%) Maven
2 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (18.75%) IntelliJ
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 2 (12.50%) Back Office
1 2 (12.50%) Front Office
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 3 (18.75%) QA Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 2 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) SOAP
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) Spring Boot
3 2 (12.50%) CakePHP
3 2 (12.50%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
1 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (31.25%) Data Management
3 5 (31.25%) ETL
4 4 (25.00%) API Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) Kanban
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Product Management
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Time Management
5 3 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (18.75%) IT Audit
5 3 (18.75%) Load Testing
6 2 (12.50%) OO
7 1 (6.25%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Talend
2 3 (18.75%) Tableau
3 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft