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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 106 99 90
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 17 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.85% 1.03% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.25% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 6
Median daily rate £420 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.25 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-42.28% +21.13%
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
1716 1845 1336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 85.33% 82.59% 79.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1146 1311 841
Median daily rate £420 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 46 26
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.36 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.56% +5.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £9.92 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 6 £428 +14.20% 4
Bradford +7 4 - - 2
Halifax - 3 £420 -
Process Improvement
Yorkshire

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (35.00%) DSDM
3 7 (35.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (35.00%) Business Transformation
4 6 (30.00%) Content Management
4 6 (30.00%) Requirements Management
4 6 (30.00%) Photoshop
4 6 (30.00%) MS Project
4 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 6 (30.00%) Legal
4 6 (30.00%) Validation
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (30.00%) CMS
4 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (30.00%) Wireframes
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.00%) Logistics
6 3 (15.00%) Workflow
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) DevOps
7 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) SLA
7 2 (10.00%) MS Office
7 2 (10.00%) Banking
8 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (5.00%) CBAP

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 (30.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (30.00%) MS Project
3 6 (30.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) DB2
General
1 6 (30.00%) Legal
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Analyst
2 12 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Process Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Change Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Change Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Head of Design
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Change Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Public Sector Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum Master
5 1 (5.00%) Senior DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Business Transformation
2 7 (35.00%) DSDM
3 6 (30.00%) Content Management
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) Requirements Management
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (30.00%) Validation
3 6 (30.00%) Wireframes
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Logistics
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Workflow
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Change Control
7 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CBAP
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft