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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Improvement
UK
Rank 558 598 574
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -24
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 43 38 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.074% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.090% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 38
Median daily rate £475 £450 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £650 £653
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £399
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £19.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 -

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
37677 42341 41624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.81% 82.72% 79.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25060 27689 26256
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 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 1155 1112
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 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 29 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 27 February 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 +21 42 £475 +5.55% 16
South East +31 17 £425 +37.65% 2
London +20 15 £425 -19.04% 10
Milton Keynes - 7 £388 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £388 - 1
Berkshire +14 5 - -
West Midlands +10 4 £528 +181.33%
East Midlands +2 3 £700 +55.55%
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Coventry - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £528 -
Edinburgh +22 1 £225 -
North West +18 1 £475 - 2
Scotland +18 1 £225 -
Gloucestershire -2 1 £475 +5.55%
South West -7 1 £475 +5.55% 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £525 -
North East - 1 £525 -
Hampshire - 1 £488 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £700 -
Cheshire - 1 £475 -
Stafford - 1 £480 -
Chester - 1 £475 -
Ilford - 1 £290 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £525 -
Northampton - 1 £700 -

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
4 13 (17.33%) Degree
4 13 (17.33%) Project Management
4 13 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (17.33%) ITIL
5 10 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 10 (13.33%) QA
5 10 (13.33%) Business Transformation
6 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (12.00%) SQL
6 9 (12.00%) Telecoms
7 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.67%) NHS
7 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.33%) Data Analysis
8 7 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (9.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (9.33%) Coaching
9 6 (8.00%) Line Management
9 6 (8.00%) DevOps
9 6 (8.00%) Chartered Engineer
9 6 (8.00%) Marketing
9 6 (8.00%) C
9 6 (8.00%) BPR
9 6 (8.00%) EFQM
9 6 (8.00%) ITSM
9 6 (8.00%) Management Information System

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 (4.00%) Apache
1 3 (4.00%) JBoss
2 2 (2.67%) CMS
2 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.33%) CICS
3 1 (1.33%) SAS
3 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.67%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) G Suite
2 1 (1.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) Firewall
2 2 (2.67%) MPLS
2 2 (2.67%) Skype
3 1 (1.33%) 2G
3 1 (1.33%) 3G
3 1 (1.33%) 4G
3 1 (1.33%) GSM
3 1 (1.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.33%) LAN
3 1 (1.33%) LTE
3 1 (1.33%) UMTS
3 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.33%) DB2
2 1 (1.33%) GIS
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.33%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.33%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (1.33%) QlikView
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Ant
1 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.67%) Gradle
1 2 (2.67%) IntelliJ
1 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.67%) JUnit
1 2 (2.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (2.67%) Maven
2 1 (1.33%) ERwin
2 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.33%) Toad
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.00%) Marketing
4 3 (4.00%) Legal
4 3 (4.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.67%) Automotive
5 2 (2.67%) Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Electronics
5 2 (2.67%) German Language
5 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Back Office
6 1 (1.33%) Games
6 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Analyst
2 9 (12.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
3 5 (6.67%) Performance Manager
3 5 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 4 (5.33%) Business Manager
4 4 (5.33%) Developer
5 3 (4.00%) Architect
5 3 (4.00%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (4.00%) Change Manager
5 3 (4.00%) Commercial Manager
5 3 (4.00%) Problem Manager
5 3 (4.00%) Process Analyst
5 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 3 (4.00%) Senior Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Head of Service Management
6 2 (2.67%) NHS Performance Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Process Improvement Analyst
6 2 (2.67%) Senior Architect
6 2 (2.67%) Senior Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) Middleware
1 3 (4.00%) REST
1 3 (4.00%) SOAP
1 3 (4.00%) Web Services
2 2 (2.67%) J2EE
2 2 (2.67%) Java EE
2 2 (2.67%) JDBC
2 2 (2.67%) JSF
2 2 (2.67%) Spring
2 2 (2.67%) XML
3 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.33%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (1.33%) OAuth2
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.33%) Pixi.js
3 1 (1.33%) React
3 1 (1.33%) React Native
3 1 (1.33%) RESTful
3 1 (1.33%) Web Services Management
3 1 (1.33%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.67%) NHS
3 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.00%) IVR
6 2 (2.67%) CMDB
6 2 (2.67%) EPoS
6 2 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.33%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.33%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.33%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.33%) Android
1 1 (1.33%) Linux
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.33%) Windows
1 1 (1.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 13 (17.33%) ITIL
2 13 (17.33%) Project Management
2 13 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (13.33%) Business Transformation
3 10 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (9.33%) Coaching
5 7 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (9.33%) Data Analysis
5 7 (9.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (8.00%) BPR
6 6 (8.00%) DevOps
6 6 (8.00%) DMAIC
6 6 (8.00%) ITSM
6 6 (8.00%) Line Management
6 6 (8.00%) PDM
7 5 (6.67%) Change Management
7 5 (6.67%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) SQL
2 6 (8.00%) C
3 4 (5.33%) Java
4 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.33%) COBOL
5 1 (1.33%) ES6
5 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) Degree
1 13 (17.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) ISEB
5 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) QA
2 6 (8.00%) EFQM
3 3 (4.00%) PA-DSS
3 3 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.00%) PMO
4 2 (2.67%) SLA
5 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.33%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Docker
1 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (6.67%) Oracle
2 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.00%) Cisco
3 3 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.00%) SAP
3 3 (4.00%) VMware
4 2 (2.67%) Avaya
4 2 (2.67%) F5
4 2 (2.67%) Fortinet
4 2 (2.67%) Google
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.33%) Gemalto
5 1 (1.33%) IBM
5 1 (1.33%) Kaspersky
5 1 (1.33%) NetApp
5 1 (1.33%) Splunk
5 1 (1.33%) Tableau
5 1 (1.33%) Teradata
5 1 (1.33%) Tripwire
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