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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 80 90 94
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 11 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.78% 1.01% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.22% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 11
Median daily rate £375 £361 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -11.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+52.04% +3.15%

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
1181 1646 1421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.29% 83.13% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 1106 1013
Median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 23
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £13.36 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +3 8 £400 +10.72% 8
Halifax 0 2 £346 -7.11% 2
Bradford +16 1 £425 -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Process Improvement
Yorkshire

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (26.67%) Business Transformation
4 8 (26.67%) DSDM
4 8 (26.67%) Finance
5 7 (23.33%) Project Management
6 6 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 6 (20.00%) Legal
6 6 (20.00%) Validation
6 6 (20.00%) CMS
6 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (20.00%) Photoshop
6 6 (20.00%) MS Project
6 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (20.00%) Requirements Management
6 6 (20.00%) Content Management
6 6 (20.00%) Wireframes
7 5 (16.67%) Logistics
7 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) Banking
7 5 (16.67%) MS Office
7 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
8 4 (13.33%) Workflow
8 4 (13.33%) ITIL
8 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 (20.00%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (20.00%) MS Project
3 6 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 5 (16.67%) MS Office
4 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.33%) DB2
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Legal
3 5 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Billing
4 2 (6.67%) Military
5 1 (3.33%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Process Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Business Process Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Process Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Developer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Lean Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) DBA
7 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) J2EE
1 2 (6.67%) JavaBeans
1 2 (6.67%) JSP
1 2 (6.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) e-Learning
3 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.33%) CMDB
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) AIX
1 1 (3.33%) HPUX
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Solaris
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (26.67%) Business Transformation
2 8 (26.67%) DSDM
3 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 6 (20.00%) Content Management
4 6 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 6 (20.00%) Validation
4 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (20.00%) Wireframes
5 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) Logistics
5 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.33%) ITIL
6 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Workflow
7 3 (10.00%) Analytics
7 3 (10.00%) BPMN
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
1 3 (10.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (6.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (6.67%) CBAP
2 2 (6.67%) MCDST
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (3.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle
1 2 (6.67%) Xerox
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Splunk