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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 87 85 92
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 41 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.62% 1.19% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.70% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 6
Average daily rate £400 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £400 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £576 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £31.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-29.03% +80.75%
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
2041 1529 1582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.48% 70.11% 73.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 875 849
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 103 81
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -22.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £11.50 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
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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
Shropshire -18 14 £525 +31.25% 2
Birmingham +2 8 £560 +4.18% 1
Coventry - 5 - -
Warwickshire +3 3 £363 -
Staffordshire -1 3 £325 -39.81%
Solihull -10 2 £286 -31.02% 1
Walsall 0 1 £320 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £320 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 34 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.67%) Test Strategy
3 23 (30.67%) Data Modelling
4 19 (25.33%) Oracle
4 19 (25.33%) Pega
5 18 (24.00%) BusinessObjects
6 17 (22.67%) Problem Management
6 17 (22.67%) Waterfall
7 16 (21.33%) SQL
7 16 (21.33%) OO
7 16 (21.33%) Finance
8 15 (20.00%) Unix
8 15 (20.00%) RUP
8 15 (20.00%) Java
8 15 (20.00%) Shell Script
9 14 (18.67%) Informatica
9 14 (18.67%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (17.33%) Configuration Management
10 13 (17.33%) SAP
10 13 (17.33%) Scrum
11 12 (16.00%) PL/SQL
11 12 (16.00%) J2EE
11 12 (16.00%) ITIL
11 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
12 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (12.00%) webMethods
13 9 (12.00%) Six Sigma
13 9 (12.00%) ERP
13 9 (12.00%) SOA
13 9 (12.00%) BEA

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (12.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.33%) Confluence
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) IaaS
1 9 (12.00%) PaaS
1 9 (12.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.00%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (9.33%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.33%) Big Data
3 4 (5.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.67%) HBase
5 2 (2.67%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.33%) DataStage
6 1 (1.33%) DTS
6 1 (1.33%) GIS
6 1 (1.33%) QGIS
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.33%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) CA Gen
2 4 (5.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Legal
3 2 (2.67%) Local Government
3 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.33%) Billing
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (34.67%) Developer
2 16 (21.33%) Analyst
3 14 (18.67%) Architect
4 10 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 6 (8.00%) TOGAF Architect
6 6 (8.00%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
6 6 (8.00%) Zachman Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Change Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Consultant
8 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Hadoop Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Systems Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Business Process Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Change and Release Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Process Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Release Manager
9 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.00%) J2EE
2 2 (2.67%) HTML
2 2 (2.67%) JSON
3 1 (1.33%) .NET
3 1 (1.33%) CSS
3 1 (1.33%) EDI
3 1 (1.33%) HTML5
3 1 (1.33%) jQuery
3 1 (1.33%) REST
3 1 (1.33%) SOAP
3 1 (1.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.00%) Social Media
3 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Economics
5 1 (1.33%) iPad
5 1 (1.33%) iPhone
5 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.67%) Test Strategy
3 23 (30.67%) Data Modelling
4 17 (22.67%) Problem Management
4 17 (22.67%) Waterfall
5 16 (21.33%) OO
6 15 (20.00%) RUP
7 14 (18.67%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (17.33%) Configuration Management
8 13 (17.33%) Scrum
9 12 (16.00%) ITIL
10 9 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (12.00%) ERP
10 9 (12.00%) Process Management
10 9 (12.00%) SDLC
10 9 (12.00%) Service Management
10 9 (12.00%) Six Sigma
10 9 (12.00%) SOA
10 9 (12.00%) TOGAF
10 9 (12.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) SQL
2 15 (20.00%) Java
2 15 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 12 (16.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (12.00%) Perl
5 3 (4.00%) VBA
6 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.67%) Python
7 1 (1.33%) VB
7 1 (1.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Degree
2 4 (5.33%) ISEB
3 1 (1.33%) HNC
3 1 (1.33%) HND
3 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
1 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (25.33%) Oracle
1 19 (25.33%) Pega
2 14 (18.67%) Informatica
3 13 (17.33%) SAP
4 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (12.00%) BEA
5 9 (12.00%) webMethods
6 1 (1.33%) Cadence
6 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.33%) Tableau
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