The table below looks at the statistics for Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 26 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.08% 0.71% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.92% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £208 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.67% -61.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+52.04% -2.00%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
133 109 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 71.51% 77.30% 68.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 79 41
Median daily rate £343 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% +63.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 20 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £350 -
Tamworth - 1 - -
Process Improvement
West Midlands

Process Improvement
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Business Development
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) PMP
3 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
3 2 (22.22%) NHS
4 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Billing
4 1 (11.11%) SAP PM
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP PM
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Project Manager
3 5 (55.56%) Business Analyst
4 4 (44.44%) Project Analyst
5 3 (33.33%) Business Manager
5 3 (33.33%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (11.11%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Business Change Business Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
6 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
6 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Software QA Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Software QA Tester
6 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (11.11%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Business Development
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
1 2 (22.22%) PMP
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com