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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 138 133 121
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 9 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.31% 0.51% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.62% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 3
Average daily rate £408 £400 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £200 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £398
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.80% +50.13%
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
2394 2419 1924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.82% 82.64% 76.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1679 1577 1262
Average daily rate £425 £368 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 62 45
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.94 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.16% -28.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £9.18 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
South Yorkshire -11 4 £450 +91.48% 1
West Yorkshire -10 3 £369 -7.81% 5
North Yorkshire - 1 £345 -
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (40.63%) Finance
1 13 (40.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (25.00%) Project Management
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Banking
4 6 (18.75%) Business Transformation
5 5 (15.63%) Line Management
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) Middleware
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL
5 5 (15.63%) Unix
5 5 (15.63%) Windows
5 5 (15.63%) Linux
5 5 (15.63%) OpenVMS
6 4 (12.50%) Validation
6 4 (12.50%) Migration
6 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Process Management
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
7 3 (9.38%) SDLC
7 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Lean Six Sigma
7 3 (9.38%) BPMN
7 3 (9.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (9.38%) Legal
7 3 (9.38%) DSDM

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) Selenium
1 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
1 1 (3.13%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Legal
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 12 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) IT Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Process Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Process Improvement Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Auditor
6 2 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) IT Auditor
6 2 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum Master
6 2 (6.25%) Telephony Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Change Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Project Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) FMCG
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
1 5 (15.63%) OpenVMS
1 5 (15.63%) Unix
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (25.00%) Project Management
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Business Transformation
5 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL
5 5 (15.63%) Line Management
6 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Migration
6 4 (12.50%) Process Management
6 4 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (12.50%) Validation
7 3 (9.38%) BPMN
7 3 (9.38%) DSDM
7 3 (9.38%) Lean Six Sigma
7 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) ISEB
1 3 (9.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (3.13%) CBAP
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) COBIT
1 2 (6.25%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.25%) QA
1 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (6.25%) SSAE 16
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) GxP
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) Val IT
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Infor
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.13%) Virgin Media