The first table below looks at the demand for Process 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 Process Improvement over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Process Improvement
Rank 488 442 479
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +37
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 100 122 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.33% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 65 52
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £320 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £660 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40471 37295 40749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25021 22614 23464
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1059 1464
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend

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

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Process 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 Process Improvement within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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 -50 95 £425 -5.55% 19
London -3 47 £450 +1.69% 5
South East -17 17 £400 -11.11% 3
East Midlands +7 12 £475 +18.75% 4
City of London +8 8 £450 -7.69% 3
Northamptonshire +4 8 £450 +28.57% 1
Yorkshire +7 7 £228 -49.16%
North West +7 6 £400 -13.51% 4
West Yorkshire +1 6 £228 -49.16%
South West -19 6 £437 -20.54% 1
Surrey +3 5 - - 2
Northampton - 5 £300 -
Manchester -4 3 £538 +26.47% 2
Scotland -27 3 £445 +11.25%
Bristol - 3 £312 -
Oxfordshire +6 2 £328 -
Berkshire -6 2 £425 -
West Midlands -19 2 £230 -61.66% 1
Leicestershire - 2 - - 1
Leicester - 2 - -
Swindon -1 1 £563 +2.27%
Glasgow -4 1 - -
Hampshire -8 1 £400 -8.57% 1
Wiltshire -12 1 £563 +2.27%
Coventry -14 1 £230 -31.34%
Birmingham - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £400 -
East of England - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Wales - - - -

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Process 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 Process Improvement.

1 57 (29.84%) Project Management
1 57 (29.84%) Finance
2 45 (23.56%) Six Sigma
3 39 (20.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (20.42%) Business Analysis
4 33 (17.28%) Banking
4 33 (17.28%) Business Process Improvement
5 30 (15.71%) Change Management
5 30 (15.71%) ITIL
6 29 (15.18%) PRINCE2
7 28 (14.66%) Continuous Improvement
8 27 (14.14%) Lean Six Sigma
9 26 (13.61%) Service Management
10 25 (13.09%) QA
11 21 (10.99%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 21 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (8.90%) BPR
13 16 (8.38%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (8.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 15 (7.85%) Microsoft
15 13 (6.81%) Service Delivery
15 13 (6.81%) Security Cleared
16 12 (6.28%) Management Information System
16 12 (6.28%) Scrum
16 12 (6.28%) Risk Management
16 12 (6.28%) Configuration Management
16 12 (6.28%) CRM
17 11 (5.76%) Retail
17 11 (5.76%) Release Management
17 11 (5.76%) Degree

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Process 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 Process Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.57%) Drupal
2 3 (1.57%) CMS
3 2 (1.05%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.05%) SAS
3 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (5.76%) MS Excel
1 11 (5.76%) MS Office
2 10 (5.24%) MS Project
3 8 (4.19%) MS Visio
3 8 (4.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.52%) CA Clarity
2 1 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.09%) Internet
2 2 (1.05%) Intranet
3 1 (0.52%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.52%) SAN
3 1 (0.52%) LAN
3 1 (0.52%) WAN
3 1 (0.52%) 3G
3 1 (0.52%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.05%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.05%) Oracle Discoverer
1 2 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.52%) QlikView
2 1 (0.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) ClearCase
1 2 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (1.05%) Subversion
2 1 (0.52%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (0.52%) JIRA
2 1 (0.52%) Selenium
2 1 (0.52%) Maven
2 1 (0.52%) Ant
2 1 (0.52%) JMeter
General
1 57 (29.84%) Finance
2 33 (17.28%) Banking
3 11 (5.76%) Retail
3 11 (5.76%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.66%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.14%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.62%) Billing
7 4 (2.09%) Marketing
8 3 (1.57%) Back Office
9 2 (1.05%) Games
9 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.05%) German Language
10 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.52%) French Language
10 1 (0.52%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 84 (43.98%) Analyst
2 60 (31.41%) Business Analyst
3 24 (12.57%) Consultant
4 21 (10.99%) Project Manager
5 18 (9.42%) Process Improvement Consultant
5 18 (9.42%) Process Consultant
6 12 (6.28%) Senior Business Analyst
6 12 (6.28%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (5.76%) Process Manager
8 10 (5.24%) Process Analyst
8 10 (5.24%) Process Improvement Manager
9 7 (3.66%) Service Manager
9 7 (3.66%) Service Analyst
9 7 (3.66%) Business Process Analyst
10 6 (3.14%) Service Management Analyst
10 6 (3.14%) Banking Business Analyst
10 6 (3.14%) Agile Coach
11 5 (2.62%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 5 (2.62%) Operations Manager
11 5 (2.62%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.62%) HTML
2 2 (1.05%) CSS
2 2 (1.05%) XML
2 2 (1.05%) JSON
3 1 (0.52%) .NET
3 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.28%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.62%) Human Factors
3 3 (1.57%) NHS
3 3 (1.57%) PMI
3 3 (1.57%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.05%) Equities
4 2 (1.05%) Statistics
4 2 (1.05%) Open Source
4 2 (1.05%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.52%) FMCG
5 1 (0.52%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.52%) UNIX
1 1 (0.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (29.84%) Project Management
2 45 (23.56%) Six Sigma
3 39 (20.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (20.42%) Business Analysis
4 33 (17.28%) Business Process Improvement
5 30 (15.71%) Change Management
5 30 (15.71%) ITIL
6 29 (15.18%) PRINCE2
7 28 (14.66%) Continuous Improvement
8 27 (14.14%) Lean Six Sigma
9 26 (13.61%) Service Management
10 21 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (8.90%) BPR
12 16 (8.38%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (6.81%) Service Delivery
14 12 (6.28%) Scrum
14 12 (6.28%) Risk Management
14 12 (6.28%) Configuration Management
14 12 (6.28%) CRM
15 11 (5.76%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.19%) SQL
2 3 (1.57%) VBA
3 2 (1.05%) C
4 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (10.99%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 16 (8.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 13 (6.81%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.76%) Degree
5 10 (5.24%) ISTQB
5 10 (5.24%) SC Cleared
6 9 (4.71%) ISEB
7 7 (3.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (2.09%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (1.57%) HND
10 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.05%) IRCA
10 2 (1.05%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 2 (1.05%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.52%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.52%) APMP
11 1 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.52%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.09%) QA
2 6 (3.14%) SLA
3 5 (2.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.57%) COBIT
4 3 (1.57%) ISO 9000
5 2 (1.05%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.05%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (4.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (7.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.19%) Oracle
3 5 (2.62%) Siebel
4 3 (1.57%) CheckPoint
4 3 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.57%) HP
5 2 (1.05%) IBM
5 2 (1.05%) Cerner
5 2 (1.05%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.05%) Unica
5 2 (1.05%) Casewise
6 1 (0.52%) Pega
6 1 (0.52%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.52%) Minitab
6 1 (0.52%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.52%) Ariba
6 1 (0.52%) BMC
6 1 (0.52%) Citrix
6 1 (0.52%) Cognos
6 1 (0.52%) Remedy
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnstaple, Devon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: From £30,196 to £34,666 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago