The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Improvement
UK
Rank 555 593 547
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -46
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 32 37 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.074% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% 0.091% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 48
Median daily rate £456 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £450 £394
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.64 £19.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.64 -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36868 40843 39798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.19% 81.72% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24443 26520 25648
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 930 1195 1050
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +54.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Performance Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Improvement within the UK.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Performance Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement within the UK.

Performance Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Performance Improvement
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +26 31 £475 +5.55% 10
South East +28 13 £438 +45.83% 1
London 0 7 £290 -38.94% 3
Berkshire +23 5 - -
West Midlands -7 4 £528 -41.38% 1
North West - 4 £525 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £300 -
Cheshire - 3 £500 - 2
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 £300 -
South West -2 2 £475 +5.55%
Ilford - 2 £283 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £528 -
Scotland +25 1 £275 -
Bristol +6 1 - -
East Midlands +2 1 £700 -
Gloucestershire -4 1 £475 +5.55%
Hampshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £700 -
Fife - 1 £275 -
Chester - 1 £475 -
Dunfermline - 1 £275 -
Northampton - 1 £700 -
Stafford - 1 £480 -
Manchester - 1 £538 -

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Performance Improvement.

1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (16.92%) Project Management
4 11 (16.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (13.85%) Coaching
5 9 (13.85%) Data Analysis
5 9 (13.85%) Performance Management
6 8 (12.31%) Degree
6 8 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (12.31%) SQL
6 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
6 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
6 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
7 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
7 7 (10.77%) ITIL
8 6 (9.23%) NHS
8 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
8 6 (9.23%) QA
8 6 (9.23%) Line Management
9 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (7.69%) Marketing
9 5 (7.69%) C
9 5 (7.69%) Service Management
9 5 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
10 4 (6.15%) Java
10 4 (6.15%) Oracle
10 4 (6.15%) Six Sigma

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.62%) Apache
1 3 (4.62%) JBoss
2 2 (3.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.54%) CICS
3 1 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.62%) MS Office
3 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Skype
2 1 (1.54%) 2G
2 1 (1.54%) 3G
2 1 (1.54%) 4G
2 1 (1.54%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) GSM
2 1 (1.54%) LAN
2 1 (1.54%) LTE
2 1 (1.54%) UMTS
2 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.54%) DB2
2 1 (1.54%) GIS
2 1 (1.54%) MS Access
2 1 (1.54%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.54%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (1.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Ant
1 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.08%) Gradle
1 2 (3.08%) IntelliJ
1 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.08%) JUnit
1 2 (3.08%) LoadRunner
1 2 (3.08%) Maven
2 1 (1.54%) ERwin
2 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.69%) Marketing
4 3 (4.62%) Retail
5 2 (3.08%) Automotive
5 2 (3.08%) Banking
5 2 (3.08%) German Language
5 2 (3.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.54%) Back Office
6 1 (1.54%) Electronics
6 1 (1.54%) Games
6 1 (1.54%) Local Government
6 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (21.54%) Analyst
2 6 (9.23%) Developer
3 5 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (6.15%) Performance Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Architect
5 3 (4.62%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) Business Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Commercial Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Problem Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.08%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (3.08%) Change Manager
6 2 (3.08%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (3.08%) Database Developer
6 2 (3.08%) J2EE Architect
6 2 (3.08%) Product Manager
6 2 (3.08%) Report Analyst
6 2 (3.08%) Senior J2EE Architect
6 2 (3.08%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) REST
1 3 (4.62%) SOAP
2 2 (3.08%) J2EE
2 2 (3.08%) Java EE
2 2 (3.08%) JDBC
2 2 (3.08%) JSF
2 2 (3.08%) Middleware
2 2 (3.08%) Spring
2 2 (3.08%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) XML
3 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (1.54%) Pixi.js
3 1 (1.54%) React
3 1 (1.54%) React Native
3 1 (1.54%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.23%) NHS
4 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.15%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (4.62%) CMDB
6 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.08%) EPoS
7 1 (1.54%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.54%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.54%) IVR
7 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.54%) Psychology
7 1 (1.54%) Statistics
7 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Android
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
1 1 (1.54%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (16.92%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (16.92%) Project Management
3 9 (13.85%) Coaching
3 9 (13.85%) Data Analysis
3 9 (13.85%) Performance Management
4 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
5 7 (10.77%) ITIL
6 6 (9.23%) Line Management
7 5 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (7.69%) Service Management
8 4 (6.15%) People Management
8 4 (6.15%) Six Sigma
9 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.62%) Process Improvement
9 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) SQL
2 5 (7.69%) C
3 4 (6.15%) Java
4 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.54%) ABAP
5 1 (1.54%) COBOL
5 1 (1.54%) ES6
5 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) ISEB
4 2 (3.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.54%) MBA
5 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (1.54%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) PA-DSS
2 3 (4.62%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.54%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.54%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle
2 3 (4.62%) Cisco
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.62%) SAP
3 1 (1.54%) Cognos
3 1 (1.54%) Gemalto
3 1 (1.54%) Google
3 1 (1.54%) IBM
3 1 (1.54%) Kaspersky
3 1 (1.54%) NetApp
3 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.54%) Splunk
3 1 (1.54%) Tableau
3 1 (1.54%) Teradata
3 1 (1.54%) Tripwire
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