Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 83 71
Rank change year-on-year -12 -12 -15
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 6 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.38% 1.01% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.25% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 16
Birmingham median daily rate £463 £425 £580
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -26.72% +54.67%
10th Percentile £379 £270 £360
90th Percentile £556 £513 £645
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £414 £420
% change year-on-year -9.37% -1.49% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £23.25 £28.69
% change year-on-year -35.48% -18.96% -4.37%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,270 1,116 999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.18% 80.17% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 702 633
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.11%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £225
90th Percentile £530 £550 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 42
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.04% -1.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.81 £10.64
90th Percentile £45.35 £32.10 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.98 £19.43 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.56% -2.85% -11.11%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Birmingham over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 16 January 2018, 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 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (16.67%) Work Breakdown Structure
3 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Planning

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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP MM
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Finance Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Business Process Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP MM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) SAP PM Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SAP PP Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Critical Path Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Planning
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
2 1 (16.67%) Work Breakdown Structure
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft