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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 98 95 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 14 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.69% 0.46% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.55% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 11
Average daily rate £373 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £513 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +45.77%
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
1660 1464 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.06% 83.56% 77.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1137 1033 725
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £21.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.75 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.55 £36.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leeds -3 11 £350 -17.64% 6
Halifax - 4 £389 -
Bradford +3 1 - - 1
Process Improvement
Yorkshire

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 10 (33.33%) Finance
1 10 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 10 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (23.33%) Line Management
4 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 4 (13.33%) Banking
6 4 (13.33%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Coaching
7 3 (10.00%) Retail
7 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) BPMN
7 3 (10.00%) MS Office
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) Legal
7 3 (10.00%) Process Management
8 2 (6.67%) Validation
8 2 (6.67%) Information Security
8 2 (6.67%) Windows
8 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (6.67%) SAP
8 2 (6.67%) Java

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Portal
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
1 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (23.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) SAP CRM
1 1 (3.33%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DHCP
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
1 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) ERwin
1 1 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Legal
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Consultant
2 9 (30.00%) Process Consultant
3 8 (26.67%) Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Lean Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Six Sigma Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Auditor
6 2 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) IT Auditor
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Process Mapping Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum Master
7 1 (3.33%) Business Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) Line Management
4 6 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.33%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (10.00%) BPMN
7 3 (10.00%) Coaching
7 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) Process Management
7 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
8 2 (6.67%) CRM
8 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.67%) Information Security
8 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) ABAP
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CBAP
3 1 (3.33%) MCDST
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) COBIT
1 2 (6.67%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (6.67%) SSAE 16
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) HL7
2 1 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) Val IT
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
1 1 (3.33%) XenApp
1 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) Dell
2 1 (3.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) IronPort
2 1 (3.33%) M86 Security
2 1 (3.33%) RightFax
2 1 (3.33%) VMware