The table below looks at the statistics for Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Process Improvement
Rank 142 - 124
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.16% - 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
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£350 - £415
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £433 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.13% +8.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.17 - -
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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2500 1835 1713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.86% 76.36% 75.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1752 1142 942
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 55 78
Average hourly rate £15.36 £15.39 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% -58.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.41 £10.26 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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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
West Yorkshire - 5 £350 - 1
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (50.00%) BPR
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) MS Access
3 1 (12.50%) SAS
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) HP UFT

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) SPSS
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
1 4 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Process Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) BPR
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) V-Model
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SAP