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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 26 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.87% 1.89% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.38% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £340 £420 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +13.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.39 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-35.14% +14.32%
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
175 126 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 81.78% 79.25% 72.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 78 60
Median daily rate £338 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £17.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -15.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £340 -
Process Improvement
West Midlands

Process Improvement
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) PMP
2 3 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Business Development
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) SAP PM
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance

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 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Business Development
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (50.00%) PMP
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) SAP