The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Improvement
Rank 569 555 535
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -20
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 56 61 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 23
Average daily rate
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£410 £305 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.42% -19.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £407 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £355
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -55.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -55.29%

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Improvement within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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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
England -14 53 £410 +34.42% 25
London +18 19 £458 +12.40% 11
South East -9 15 £400 +75.82% 7
South West -2 9 £396 - 3
North West -27 7 £325 +8.33% 2
Manchester -16 6 £325 +8.33% 1
Milton Keynes -5 5 £400 -3.03% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £400 -3.03% 1
Bristol 0 4 £500 -
Hampshire - 3 £525 - 2
City of London +5 2 £615 - 3
Scotland -6 2 - -
West Midlands -7 2 £288 -4.16%
Paddington - 2 £340 -
Crawley - 2 £450 -
Swindon - 2 £256 -
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 3
Wiltshire - 2 £256 -
Kent - 2 £185 - 2
West Sussex - 2 £450 -
Derbyshire -2 1 £420 -
Chesterfield -3 1 £420 -
Berkshire -4 1 - - 1
East Midlands -7 1 £420 -
Edinburgh -15 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £350 -
Winchester - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Performance 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 Performance Improvement.

1 36 (32.73%) Finance
2 28 (25.45%) Project Management
3 24 (21.82%) Banking
4 22 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (12.73%) Retail
6 14 (12.73%) Retail Banking
7 13 (11.82%) Degree
7 13 (11.82%) Management Information System
8 12 (10.91%) Service Delivery
8 12 (10.91%) PRINCE2
9 11 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 10 (9.09%) NHS
11 9 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (8.18%) ITIL
11 9 (8.18%) Telecoms
11 9 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (8.18%) Business Analysis
11 9 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (8.18%) User Experience
12 8 (7.27%) Coaching
12 8 (7.27%) Performance Management
12 8 (7.27%) Scrum
12 8 (7.27%) Risk Management
12 8 (7.27%) Legal
12 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
13 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
13 7 (6.36%) JavaScript
13 7 (6.36%) Programme Management
14 6 (5.45%) E-Learning

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Performance 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 Performance Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) 3G
1 3 (2.73%) LTE
1 3 (2.73%) 4G
1 3 (2.73%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (1.82%) Firewall
2 2 (1.82%) VLAN
2 2 (1.82%) WAN
2 2 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.91%) DAB
3 1 (0.91%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.55%) EDRMS
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.91%) MySQL
4 1 (0.91%) OLAP
4 1 (0.91%) MS Access
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Subversion
1 3 (2.73%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.73%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.91%) Redmine
2 1 (0.91%) Maven
2 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.91%) LoadRunner
General
1 36 (32.73%) Finance
2 24 (21.82%) Banking
3 14 (12.73%) Retail
3 14 (12.73%) Retail Banking
4 9 (8.18%) Telecoms
5 8 (7.27%) Legal
6 5 (4.55%) Marketing
7 4 (3.64%) Publishing
8 2 (1.82%) Law
8 2 (1.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (14.55%) Analyst
2 12 (10.91%) Developer
3 9 (8.18%) Project Manager
3 9 (8.18%) Consultant
4 8 (7.27%) Change Manager
5 6 (5.45%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.45%) Author
5 6 (5.45%) Technical Author
6 5 (4.55%) Architect
6 5 (4.55%) Financial Business Analyst
6 5 (4.55%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 5 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
6 5 (4.55%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.73%) Operations Manager
8 3 (2.73%) Data Analyst
8 3 (2.73%) RAN Engineer
8 3 (2.73%) RAN Performance Engineer
8 3 (2.73%) Performance Engineer
8 3 (2.73%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.45%) XML
1 6 (5.45%) HTML
1 6 (5.45%) CSS
2 5 (4.55%) JSON
2 5 (4.55%) jQuery
2 5 (4.55%) HTML5
3 3 (2.73%) Backbone.js
3 3 (2.73%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.73%) XSLT
4 2 (1.82%) XHTML
4 2 (1.82%) .NET
4 2 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.82%) CSS3
4 2 (1.82%) Ajax
5 1 (0.91%) J2EE
5 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (0.91%) JSP
5 1 (0.91%) Struts
5 1 (0.91%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.82%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.09%) NHS
4 9 (8.18%) User Experience
5 6 (5.45%) E-Learning
6 5 (4.55%) Online Banking
6 5 (4.55%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.73%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.82%) Statistics
8 2 (1.82%) W3C
9 1 (0.91%) BBC
9 1 (0.91%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.91%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.55%) Linux
2 2 (1.82%) UNIX
3 1 (0.91%) Windows
3 1 (0.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.45%) Project Management
2 22 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (10.91%) Service Delivery
3 12 (10.91%) PRINCE2
4 11 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (8.18%) ITIL
5 9 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (8.18%) Business Analysis
5 9 (8.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (7.27%) Coaching
6 8 (7.27%) Performance Management
6 8 (7.27%) Scrum
6 8 (7.27%) Risk Management
7 7 (6.36%) Programme Management
8 6 (5.45%) Service Management
8 6 (5.45%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (5.45%) Change Control
8 6 (5.45%) User Stories
9 5 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.36%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.45%) SQL
3 4 (3.64%) Java
4 3 (2.73%) VBA
4 3 (2.73%) C
5 2 (1.82%) C#
5 2 (1.82%) C++
6 1 (0.91%) PHP
6 1 (0.91%) VC++
6 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (11.82%) Degree
2 5 (4.55%) ISEB
2 5 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) MBA
4 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.82%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.82%) CCIE
5 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.73%) QA
1 3 (2.73%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.64%) HP
3 3 (2.73%) Mapinfo
3 3 (2.73%) McAfee
3 3 (2.73%) Greenplum
3 3 (2.73%) Splunk
4 2 (1.82%) ArcSight
4 2 (1.82%) Riverbed
4 2 (1.82%) 3Com
4 2 (1.82%) Google
4 2 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle
5 1 (0.91%) Remedy
5 1 (0.91%) Citrix
5 1 (0.91%) BMC
5 1 (0.91%) FrontRange
5 1 (0.91%) Teradata
5 1 (0.91%) ServiceNow
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