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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 93 83 96
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 45 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.62% 1.50% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.89% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 10
Median daily rate £346 £494 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.02% +23.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £282 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £591 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £24.35 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £28.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.63% +27.51%
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
2304 2012 1743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 83.06% 79.37% 72.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 1121 1006
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 78 91
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £11.26 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Process Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Shropshire +6 20 £316 -36.10% 1
Birmingham -6 11 £425 -27.96% 2
Warwickshire -2 5 £413 +28.90% 2
Coventry -11 4 £341 -31.80% 1
Staffordshire -4 3 £243 +15.47%
Worcestershire +1 1 - - 1
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Process 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 Process Improvement.

1 41 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.52%) Test Strategy
3 27 (21.95%) Problem Management
3 27 (21.95%) Finance
3 27 (21.95%) SQL
4 26 (21.14%) Oracle
4 26 (21.14%) Data Modelling
5 23 (18.70%) Pega
6 22 (17.89%) Configuration Management
6 22 (17.89%) Java
7 20 (16.26%) PL/SQL
8 18 (14.63%) Project Management
8 18 (14.63%) Service Management
8 18 (14.63%) J2EE
8 18 (14.63%) OO
8 18 (14.63%) Waterfall
9 17 (13.82%) RUP
10 15 (12.20%) Microsoft
10 15 (12.20%) Business Analysis
11 14 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (11.38%) Unix
11 14 (11.38%) ITIL
11 14 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (11.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (10.57%) Scrum
12 13 (10.57%) Service Delivery
13 11 (8.94%) XML
13 11 (8.94%) Performance Management
14 10 (8.13%) TDD
14 10 (8.13%) COBOL

Process 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 7 (5.69%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.88%) Confluence
3 2 (1.63%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.63%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.63%) Documentum
3 2 (1.63%) JBoss
3 2 (1.63%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.88%) MS Office
2 4 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.25%) MS Project
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle Assets
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle Cash Management
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (4.07%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.07%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.81%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.81%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.81%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) Firewall
1 5 (4.07%) LAN
1 5 (4.07%) OSPF
1 5 (4.07%) WAN
2 1 (0.81%) IMAP
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) Intranet
2 1 (0.81%) S/MIME
2 1 (0.81%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.07%) IDMS
3 3 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.63%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.63%) HBase
4 2 (1.63%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.69%) CA Gen
2 6 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.88%) JIRA
3 2 (1.63%) Ant
3 2 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.63%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.63%) Hudson
3 2 (1.63%) Maven
3 2 (1.63%) PhantomJS
3 2 (1.63%) PVCS
3 2 (1.63%) Selenium
3 2 (1.63%) Spock
3 2 (1.63%) Subversion
3 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.63%) TestNG
3 2 (1.63%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (21.95%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) General Ledger
3 4 (3.25%) Legal
4 2 (1.63%) Automotive
4 2 (1.63%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Billing
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (34.15%) Developer
2 26 (21.14%) Analyst
3 19 (15.45%) Business Analyst
4 10 (8.13%) Project Manager
5 8 (6.50%) COBOL Developer
6 7 (5.69%) Service Manager
7 6 (4.88%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Consultant
7 6 (4.88%) webMethods Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (4.07%) Head of Delivery
8 5 (4.07%) Head of Service Delivery
8 5 (4.07%) Project Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) Architect
9 4 (3.25%) Business Manager
9 4 (3.25%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Systems Architect
9 4 (3.25%) Tester
9 4 (3.25%) Workstream Lead
10 3 (2.44%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.63%) J2EE
2 11 (8.94%) XML
3 6 (4.88%) .NET
3 6 (4.88%) .NET Framework
3 6 (4.88%) Apache Cordova
3 6 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 6 (4.88%) CSS
3 6 (4.88%) HTML
3 6 (4.88%) PhoneGap
3 6 (4.88%) WinForms
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.63%) Drools
5 2 (1.63%) EDIFACT
5 2 (1.63%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.63%) iXBRL
5 2 (1.63%) Node.js
5 2 (1.63%) Web Services
5 2 (1.63%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.07%) CMDB
2 5 (4.07%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.63%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.63%) NHS
4 2 (1.63%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.63%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) Economics
5 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.38%) Unix
2 7 (5.69%) VME
3 6 (4.88%) Windows
4 2 (1.63%) AIX
5 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.81%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.52%) Test Strategy
3 27 (21.95%) Problem Management
4 26 (21.14%) Data Modelling
5 22 (17.89%) Configuration Management
6 18 (14.63%) OO
6 18 (14.63%) Project Management
6 18 (14.63%) Service Management
6 18 (14.63%) Waterfall
7 17 (13.82%) RUP
8 15 (12.20%) Business Analysis
9 14 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (11.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (11.38%) ITIL
9 14 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (10.57%) Scrum
10 13 (10.57%) Service Delivery
11 11 (8.94%) Performance Management
12 10 (8.13%) TDD
12 10 (8.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.95%) SQL
2 22 (17.89%) Java
3 20 (16.26%) PL/SQL
4 10 (8.13%) COBOL
4 10 (8.13%) Shell Script
5 6 (4.88%) C#
5 6 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.88%) Perl
6 2 (1.63%) Groovy
6 2 (1.63%) Python
6 2 (1.63%) R
6 2 (1.63%) Ruby
6 2 (1.63%) Scala
7 1 (0.81%) ABAP
7 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.07%) CCNA
2 5 (4.07%) CCNP
2 5 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.07%) ISEB
3 4 (3.25%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.44%) PMP
5 2 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.63%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.63%) Degree
5 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.81%) CIPD
6 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) COSO
2 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) HDFS
2 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 26 (21.14%) Oracle
2 23 (18.70%) Pega
3 15 (12.20%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.13%) Informatica
4 10 (8.13%) webMethods
5 7 (5.69%) BEA
5 7 (5.69%) ICL
6 6 (4.88%) WSO2
6 6 (4.88%) Xamarin
7 5 (4.07%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.07%) Cisco
8 4 (3.25%) SAP
9 3 (2.44%) Fujitsu
9 3 (2.44%) HP
10 2 (1.63%) BMC
10 2 (1.63%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.63%) Remedy
11 1 (0.81%) Micro Focus
11 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
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