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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 25 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.40% 1.15% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.61% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £266 £540 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.69% +45.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £540 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £540 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +45.77%
Process Improvement
West Midlands

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
113 62 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 79.02% 71.26% 76.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 41 66
Average daily rate £350 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -42.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cannock - 1 £325 -
Lichfield - 1 £208 -
Process Improvement
West Midlands

Process Improvement
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (75.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Process Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Process Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Process Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Process Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Business Process Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Process Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Process Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) UML
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt