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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
England / Yorkshire
Rank 108 106 99
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 17 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.78% 1.03% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.27% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 27
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £323 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £414 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1813 2285 1958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.67% 81.37% 80.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1190 1490 1363
Median daily rate £404 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 72 40
Median hourly rate £15.68 £19.50 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.58% +23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.20 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £55.00
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 Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire +6 11 £375 +7.14% 12
South Yorkshire -5 4 £350 +40.67%
North Yorkshire +9 1 - - 2
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Finance
3 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
4 11 (24.44%) Project Management
5 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (20.00%) Business Transformation
6 9 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
7 8 (17.78%) DSDM
7 8 (17.78%) MS Office
8 7 (15.56%) Workflow
8 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
8 7 (15.56%) Legal
8 7 (15.56%) Validation
9 6 (13.33%) CMS
9 6 (13.33%) Requirements Management
9 6 (13.33%) Content Management
9 6 (13.33%) Six Sigma
9 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 6 (13.33%) Photoshop
9 6 (13.33%) MS Project
9 6 (13.33%) Windows
9 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
9 6 (13.33%) BPMN
9 6 (13.33%) Wireframes
10 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (11.11%) ITIL
10 5 (11.11%) MS Visio
10 5 (11.11%) Logistics
10 5 (11.11%) Banking

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (13.33%) CMS
2 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (17.78%) MS Office
4 6 (13.33%) MS Project
4 6 (13.33%) Photoshop
5 5 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) QlikView
2 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.22%) DB2
2 1 (2.22%) GIS
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Legal
3 5 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Billing
4 2 (4.44%) Military
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Analyst
2 13 (28.89%) Business Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Process Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Business Process Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Process Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Process Improvement Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Business Change Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Business IT Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Change Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Lean Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Process Improvement Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) J2EE
1 2 (4.44%) JavaBeans
1 2 (4.44%) JSP
1 2 (4.44%) Struts
2 1 (2.22%) BAPI
2 1 (2.22%) EJB
2 1 (2.22%) JDBC
2 1 (2.22%) SAP ALE
2 1 (2.22%) SAP PI
2 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) e-Learning
3 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.22%) CMDB
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.22%) PMI
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) AIX
3 1 (2.22%) HPUX
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) OS/390
3 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) Project Management
3 9 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 8 (17.78%) DSDM
5 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
5 7 (15.56%) Validation
5 7 (15.56%) Workflow
6 6 (13.33%) BPMN
6 6 (13.33%) Content Management
6 6 (13.33%) Requirements Management
6 6 (13.33%) Six Sigma
6 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 6 (13.33%) Wireframes
7 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (11.11%) ITIL
7 5 (11.11%) Logistics
7 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.89%) CRM
8 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) C
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) Java
2 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) ABAP
3 1 (2.22%) JCL
3 1 (2.22%) Perl
3 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ISEB
1 3 (6.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (4.44%) A+ Certification
2 2 (4.44%) CBAP
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) MCDST
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (2.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Dell
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Xerox
4 1 (2.22%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Splunk