The table below looks at the statistics for Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Process Improvement
Rank 113 117 96
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.082% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.11% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £230 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -61.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.17 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
+128.69% -
Process 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
1791 1826 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.50% 74.56% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 977 688
Average daily rate £390 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 128 61
Average hourly rate £28.69 £30.20 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Process 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 Process Improvement across the West Midlands region.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Process 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 Process Improvement across the West Midlands region.

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Coventry +3 1 £400 +73.91%
Staffordshire - 1 £400 - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £288 -
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
2 2 (28.57%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Back Office
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) BPR
3 1 (14.29%) X.400
3 1 (14.29%) Process Management
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) SMTP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) SAP HR
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) X.400
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Change Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Business Change Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Business Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Business Change Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Process Designer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP HR Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Lean Six Sigma
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Process Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Process Management
2 1 (14.29%) BPR
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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