The table below looks at the statistics for Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 92 97 84
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 14 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.93% 1.02% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.20% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 13
Median daily rate £425 £381 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £333 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £28.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.63% +27.51%
Process Improvement
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1267 1838 1436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.74% 84.82% 79.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 1220 937
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 51 23
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.67 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £45.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 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
Leeds +12 8 £400 +11.49% 7
Halifax +4 2 £385 -0.96%
Bradford +11 1 £425 +8.97%
Wakefield - 1 - -
Process Improvement
Yorkshire

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (24.32%) Finance
3 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
3 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
4 8 (21.62%) Business Transformation
4 8 (21.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (21.62%) DSDM
5 7 (18.92%) Project Management
5 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
5 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
6 6 (16.22%) Banking
6 6 (16.22%) Content Management
6 6 (16.22%) Requirements Management
6 6 (16.22%) Six Sigma
6 6 (16.22%) CMS
6 6 (16.22%) Legal
6 6 (16.22%) Validation
6 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
6 6 (16.22%) Photoshop
6 6 (16.22%) MS Project
6 6 (16.22%) Wireframes
7 5 (13.51%) Java
7 5 (13.51%) Scrum
7 5 (13.51%) Logistics
7 5 (13.51%) Workflow
8 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (10.81%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (10.81%) SQL

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 6 (16.22%) CMS
2 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (16.22%) MS Project
3 6 (16.22%) Photoshop
4 4 (10.81%) MS Office
4 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Selenium
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
2 6 (16.22%) Legal
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Analyst
2 16 (43.24%) Business Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Process Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Business Process Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Process Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Process Improvement Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Business Change Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Business Change Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Lean Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Process Improvement Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Test Automation Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) J2EE
1 3 (8.11%) JavaBeans
1 3 (8.11%) JSP
1 3 (8.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.70%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) AIX
1 1 (2.70%) HPUX
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Solaris
1 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
3 8 (21.62%) Business Transformation
3 8 (21.62%) DSDM
4 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
4 7 (18.92%) Project Management
5 6 (16.22%) Content Management
5 6 (16.22%) Requirements Management
5 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
5 6 (16.22%) Six Sigma
5 6 (16.22%) Validation
5 6 (16.22%) Wireframes
6 5 (13.51%) Logistics
6 5 (13.51%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) Workflow
7 4 (10.81%) Coaching
7 4 (10.81%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) Perl
5 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) ISEB
1 3 (8.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (5.41%) CBAP
3 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MCDST
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Splunk
2 1 (2.70%) Xerox