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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 29 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.44% 0.74% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 0.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £243 £210 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.47% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £28.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.70% +27.51%
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
160 104 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 76.92% 77.04% 66.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 74 50
Median daily rate £343 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.43% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 2016.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 December 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £350 -
Tamworth - 1 - -
Process Improvement
West Midlands

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Business Development
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Legal
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) PMP
4 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
5 2 (18.18%) NHS
5 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
6 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (9.09%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (9.09%) ISEB
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Billing

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 (27.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP PM
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Project Manager
3 6 (54.55%) Business Analyst
4 4 (36.36%) Project Analyst
5 3 (27.27%) Business Manager
5 3 (27.27%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Business Change Business Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
6 1 (9.09%) SAP Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Software QA Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Software QA Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Business Development
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
1 3 (27.27%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) HP
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com