Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Process Improvement over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Process Improvement
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 74 85
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11 -2
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 7 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.54% 1.70% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 2.07% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 4
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £398 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.07% +2.71% +43.52%
10th Percentile £433 £200 £354
90th Percentile £488 £501 £583
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £375 £418
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.18% +12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £12.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £10.81 £22.50
% change year-on-year +38.82% -51.98% -28.57%

Process Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1081 1254 1190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 82.65% 82.23% 76.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 843 779
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £534 £538 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 29
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -35.56% +73.08%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.73 £9.80
90th Percentile £41.15 £40.40 £60.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £17.02 £23.00
% change year-on-year +17.53% -26.01% +27.78%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Process Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Birmingham

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in Birmingham

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in Birmingham

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

1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) JBoss
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) F#
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) Data Privacy
2 1 (14.29%) E-Discovery
2 1 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
2 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) F#
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp
2 1 (14.29%) SAP