Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 14 December 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 67 87
Rank change year-on-year -28 +20 +4
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 17 70 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.02% 2.95% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 3.54% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £325 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -17.46% +10.53%
10th Percentile £231 £253 £294
90th Percentile £488 £485 £463
South East median daily rate £461 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +15.31% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £26.87 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% -
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £26.87 £30.00
% change year-on-year +6.09% -10.45% -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,474 1,977 1,452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.32% 83.42% 85.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 922 799
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £238 £254 £225
90th Percentile £588 £530 £550
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.12% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 94 68
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.90 £16.83 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.47% +12.20% -7.06%
10th Percentile £11.08 £10.00 £9.49
90th Percentile £43.68 £48.75 £44.43
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +8.04% -2.57% -5.00%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Buckinghamshire

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in Buckinghamshire

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Improvement in Buckinghamshire

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in Buckinghamshire

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -8 10 £406 +23.11% 4
High Wycombe -10 5 £315 +34.04%
Process Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) Matrix Organization
5 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (23.53%) Release Management
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Banking
6 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (23.53%) Financial Institution
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) Service Management
7 3 (17.65%) DB2
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (17.65%) ERP
7 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 3 (17.65%) Unix
7 3 (17.65%) Solaris
7 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
7 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
7 3 (17.65%) JIRA
7 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Budgeting and Forecasting

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.88%) Confluence
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) DB2
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) GitLab
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Business Process Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Process Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Senior C# Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Service Assurance Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (5.88%) ERP Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) IFS Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Junior DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.76%) PMI
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Solaris
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Matrix Organization
2 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (23.53%) Release Management
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 3 (17.65%) ERP
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) Programme Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Applied Mathematics
5 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
5 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) PMO
2 2 (11.76%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Planview
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) IFS
4 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow