Period
to 26 May 2019

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 26 May 2019 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
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 83 103
Rank change year-on-year -4 +20 -10
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 15 41 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.01% 1.96% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 2.36% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 9
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.82% +30.77% -20.00%
10th Percentile £395 £237 £257
90th Percentile £538 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £457 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.03% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £20.34 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.16% -
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +26.45%

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 1,295 1,738 1,667
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.44% 83.16% 83.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 912 805
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.53% +3.63% -
10th Percentile £235 £255 £258
90th Percentile £613 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 75 48
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.58 £14.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.28% -10.77% +8.33%
10th Percentile £13.23 £10.35 £9.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +22.22% +7.14% -16.00%

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 26 May 2019.

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 26 May 2019. 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 +7 10 £500 +21.95% 1
High Wycombe -8 4 £400 +56.86% 2
Process Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, 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 8 (53.33%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (33.33%) SDLC
5 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
5 4 (26.67%) Redis
5 4 (26.67%) Kafka
5 4 (26.67%) Data Structures
5 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
5 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
5 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
5 4 (26.67%) Applied Mathematics
5 4 (26.67%) Release Management
5 4 (26.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) IBM
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (20.00%) JBoss
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (20.00%) Java
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server

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 3 (20.00%) JBoss
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (13.33%) Confluence
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Domino
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Redis
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) FishEye
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) Maven
1 3 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
1 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Senior Software Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
2 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior SQL Developer
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) Bid Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Architect
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Manager
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Kafka
2 3 (20.00%) Java EE
3 2 (13.33%) JMS
3 2 (13.33%) JTA
3 2 (13.33%) Middleware
3 2 (13.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Algorithms
1 4 (26.67%) Data Structures
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) SDLC
3 4 (26.67%) Applied Mathematics
3 4 (26.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
3 4 (26.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
3 4 (26.67%) Release Management
3 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) Data Privacy
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Application Performance Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ansible
1 2 (13.33%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
1 2 (13.33%) Nagios
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) IBM
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (20.00%) White Clarke
2 2 (13.33%) AppDynamics
2 2 (13.33%) Atlassian
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Splunk
2 2 (13.33%) VMware