The table below looks at the statistics 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 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Process Improvement
Rank 519 516 452
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -64
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 81 83 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 53 57
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £257 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+39.28% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £46.21 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.17 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
+128.69% -

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
43473 40914 36692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.49% 75.97% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28028 25608 22030
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1161 1201 1086
Average hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 June 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Histogram 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 June 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 73 £513 +28.12% 17
London -15 31 £513 +28.12% 9
South East -28 12 £525 +38.15% 1
City of London +4 10 £506 +39.55% 4
North West -15 9 - -
East of England - 7 £550 -
Scotland +7 6 £350 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire -19 6 £375 +64.83% 1
West Yorkshire -19 6 £375 +64.83% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 5 £550 +37.50%
Edinburgh -1 4 £350 +11.11% 1
Milton Keynes -2 4 £550 +37.50%
East Midlands -8 4 £525 +5.00% 1
Leeds -18 4 £380 +67.03%
Ipswich - 4 £550 -
Suffolk - 4 £550 -
West Midlands +2 3 £400 +73.91%
Northamptonshire +2 3 £525 +5.00% 1
Northampton 0 3 £525 +5.00%
Manchester -14 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 - -
Hampshire -3 2 £525 +31.25% 1
Cumbria -13 2 - -
West Sussex -15 2 £475 +7.95%
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Barrow-in-Furness - 2 - -
Bradford - 2 £338 - 1
Coventry +5 1 £400 +73.91%

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 50 (29.94%) Finance
2 38 (22.75%) Six Sigma
2 38 (22.75%) Business Process Improvement
3 36 (21.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (17.96%) Microsoft
5 28 (16.77%) Change Management
6 27 (16.17%) Business Analysis
7 25 (14.97%) ITIL
8 24 (14.37%) Banking
9 23 (13.77%) Windows
10 22 (13.17%) Lean Six Sigma
11 21 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (11.98%) Process Management
13 18 (10.78%) .NET
14 17 (10.18%) SDLC
15 16 (9.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 16 (9.58%) Project Management
15 16 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (8.98%) SharePoint
16 15 (8.98%) Continuous Improvement
17 13 (7.78%) XML
17 13 (7.78%) Kofax
18 12 (7.19%) Retail
18 12 (7.19%) Degree
18 12 (7.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
18 12 (7.19%) SQL
18 12 (7.19%) C#
18 12 (7.19%) Root Cause Analysis
18 12 (7.19%) Coaching
19 11 (6.59%) Oracle

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 15 (8.98%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.19%) Documentum
2 7 (4.19%) SAS
3 4 (2.40%) IIS
4 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.80%) CMS
5 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.20%) iPlanet
5 2 (1.20%) Drupal
5 2 (1.20%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.60%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.99%) MS Project
3 9 (5.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (4.79%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.99%) MS Office
6 3 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.60%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.60%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.60%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.60%) Unica
2 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.60%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.60%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.79%) ATM
2 4 (2.40%) Internet
3 3 (1.80%) LDAP
4 2 (1.20%) HTTP
5 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.60%) CTI
5 1 (0.60%) Intranet
5 1 (0.60%) X.400
5 1 (0.60%) SMS
5 1 (0.60%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.60%) MS Access
2 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.60%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.60%) Big Data
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Visual Studio
1 4 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.20%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.20%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.60%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.60%) Selenium
3 1 (0.60%) Ant
3 1 (0.60%) TestDirector
General
1 50 (29.94%) Finance
2 24 (14.37%) Banking
3 12 (7.19%) Retail
4 7 (4.19%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.19%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.59%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.99%) Retail Banking
7 4 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.40%) Law
8 3 (1.80%) Marketing
8 3 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.20%) Legal
9 2 (1.20%) Back Office
10 1 (0.60%) Front Office
10 1 (0.60%) Automotive
10 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (38.92%) Analyst
2 42 (25.15%) Business Analyst
3 22 (13.17%) Process Analyst
4 20 (11.98%) Project Manager
5 12 (7.19%) Architect
5 12 (7.19%) Consultant
5 12 (7.19%) Change Manager
6 10 (5.99%) Business Process Analyst
6 10 (5.99%) Process Improvement Analyst
7 8 (4.79%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 7 (4.19%) Process Consultant
9 6 (3.59%) Process Manager
10 5 (2.99%) Process Improvement Consultant
10 5 (2.99%) Business Manager
10 5 (2.99%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.99%) Technical Specialist
10 5 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (2.99%) Process Improvement Specialist
11 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.40%) Process Improvement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.78%) .NET
2 13 (7.78%) XML
3 9 (5.39%) ADO
3 9 (5.39%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.80%) J2EE
5 2 (1.20%) Rendezvous
5 2 (1.20%) Middleware
5 2 (1.20%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.60%) HTML
6 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.60%) COM
6 1 (0.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.39%) Client/Server
2 9 (5.39%) N-Tier
3 3 (1.80%) Pharmacovigilance
3 3 (1.80%) User Experience
4 2 (1.20%) NHS
4 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.20%) Statistics
5 1 (0.60%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.60%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.77%) Windows
2 9 (5.39%) UNIX
3 6 (3.59%) Linux
3 6 (3.59%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.40%) Solaris
5 2 (1.20%) AIX
6 1 (0.60%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.75%) Six Sigma
1 38 (22.75%) Business Process Improvement
2 36 (21.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (16.77%) Change Management
4 27 (16.17%) Business Analysis
5 25 (14.97%) ITIL
6 22 (13.17%) Lean Six Sigma
7 20 (11.98%) Process Management
8 17 (10.18%) SDLC
9 16 (9.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 16 (9.58%) Project Management
9 16 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (8.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (7.19%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (7.19%) Coaching
12 10 (5.99%) Mentoring
13 9 (5.39%) Document Management
14 8 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (4.19%) Waterfall
15 7 (4.19%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.19%) C#
1 12 (7.19%) SQL
2 10 (5.99%) VB
3 4 (2.40%) Shell Script
3 4 (2.40%) Java
3 4 (2.40%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (7.19%) Degree
1 12 (7.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 10 (5.99%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.59%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.99%) ISEB
4 5 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.99%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 4 (2.40%) ACCA
5 4 (2.40%) CIMA
6 3 (1.80%) PMP
6 3 (1.80%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.20%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 2 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.20%) MCP
7 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.60%) CISSP
8 1 (0.60%) CISA
8 1 (0.60%) QiCA
8 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.39%) QA
2 4 (2.40%) SLA
3 3 (1.80%) GxP
4 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.60%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.60%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.60%) GCP
5 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.59%) SCCM
2 4 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.80%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.20%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 30 (17.96%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.78%) Kofax
3 11 (6.59%) Oracle
4 9 (5.39%) SAP
4 9 (5.39%) EMC
5 5 (2.99%) Sun
6 2 (1.20%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.20%) Cognos
6 2 (1.20%) IBM
6 2 (1.20%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.20%) Tableau
7 1 (0.60%) OpenText
7 1 (0.60%) TSYS
7 1 (0.60%) webMethods
7 1 (0.60%) Remedy
7 1 (0.60%) Genesys
7 1 (0.60%) BEA
7 1 (0.60%) BMC
7 1 (0.60%) CA
7 1 (0.60%) Hyperion
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