The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Improvement over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Improvement
Rank 132 120 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Performance Improvement 4 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 0
Median daily rate £320 £285 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.00
Performance Improvement
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2288 1945 1768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.48% 76.27% 75.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1301 1209 932
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 89 108
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £34.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -15.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Performance Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Improvement across the West Midlands region.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Performance Improvement across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Performance Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Performance Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Improvement across the West Midlands region.

Performance Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Performance Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warwickshire - 4 £320 -
Performance Improvement
England

Performance Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Performance Improvement.

1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) Struts
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
1 3 (37.50%) AOP
1 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
1 3 (37.50%) Velocity
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
1 3 (37.50%) Liferay
1 3 (37.50%) React
2 2 (25.00%) Case Management
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
3 1 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma

Performance Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (37.50%) Liferay
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Transformation Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
1 3 (37.50%) React
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
1 3 (37.50%) Struts
1 3 (37.50%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) AOP
2 2 (25.00%) Case Management
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CIPD
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards