The table below looks at the statistics for Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Process Improvement
Rank 73 67 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.10% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -12.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.17 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
+128.69% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
695 629 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.40% 70.20% 71.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 292 295
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 13
Average hourly rate £37.09 £18.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.05% -40.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £15.45 £25.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.52 £22.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Process Improvement
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) CMMI
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) X++
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) CMMI
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft