Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 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
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 137 133
Rank change year-on-year +23 -4 -4
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 85 59 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.88% 1.23% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.45% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 40 31
East of England median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% +23.97%
10th Percentile £298 £172 £220
90th Percentile £600 £504 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £426
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.29% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
East of England median hourly rate - £28.02 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.32% +52.11%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £20.01 £38.50
% change year-on-year +74.91% -48.03% +31.20%

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,861 4,081 3,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.33% 85.22% 82.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,275 2,361 2,127
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £255 £213
90th Percentile £588 £580 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 227 295
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £31.50 £32.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% -2.78% +8.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.92 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.88 £49.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.26 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.04% -2.07% +5.56%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Process Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in the East of England

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in the East of England

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Improvement in the East of England

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in the East of England

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Essex +13 40 £489 -2.25%
Hertfordshire +15 22 £469 +13.64% 4
Bedfordshire +25 16 £485 +7.78% 2
Cambridgeshire -8 7 £500 +14.22% 2
Process Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 East of England region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 33 (38.82%) Test Strategy
2 28 (32.94%) Oracle
3 26 (30.59%) Java
4 25 (29.41%) Problem Management
5 23 (27.06%) WebLogic
5 23 (27.06%) Unix
6 20 (23.53%) Shell Script
6 20 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 19 (22.35%) SQL
7 19 (22.35%) J2EE
7 19 (22.35%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (21.18%) Data Modelling
8 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (20.00%) PL/SQL
9 17 (20.00%) webMethods
9 17 (20.00%) BEA
9 17 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (20.00%) Finance
10 16 (18.82%) MySQL
10 16 (18.82%) ITIL
11 15 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
11 15 (17.65%) Service Management
12 14 (16.47%) Informatica
12 14 (16.47%) Six Sigma
12 14 (16.47%) Perl
12 14 (16.47%) OO
12 14 (16.47%) RUP
12 14 (16.47%) Pega
12 14 (16.47%) CA Gen
12 14 (16.47%) Ansible

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 23 (27.06%) WebLogic
2 10 (11.76%) Confluence
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.18%) SAS
4 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (12.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) HFM
2 3 (3.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.53%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (2.35%) Primavera
3 2 (2.35%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.18%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) Broadband
1 1 (1.18%) Firewall
1 1 (1.18%) FTP
1 1 (1.18%) IPsec
1 1 (1.18%) Skype
1 1 (1.18%) VPN
1 1 (1.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) MySQL
2 15 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (7.06%) RDBMS
3 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.53%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle Smart View
5 2 (2.35%) EDMS
6 1 (1.18%) Big Data
6 1 (1.18%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.18%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) CA Gen
2 13 (15.29%) Jenkins
3 10 (11.76%) JIRA
3 10 (11.76%) Maven
4 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
5 7 (8.24%) Artifactory
5 7 (8.24%) Checkstyle
6 3 (3.53%) Bitbucket
6 3 (3.53%) GitLab
7 2 (2.35%) Robot Framework
8 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (18.82%) Developer
2 11 (12.94%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.76%) Analyst
4 9 (10.59%) Consultant
5 8 (9.41%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.06%) Service Manager
7 5 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Incident Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Process Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Process Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Administrator
8 4 (4.71%) Hyperion Administrator
8 4 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.53%) Designer
9 3 (3.53%) ERP Project Manager
9 3 (3.53%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.53%) IT Services Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Process Improvement Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.35%) J2EE
2 8 (9.41%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (9.41%) Spring
2 8 (9.41%) Spring Boot
3 3 (3.53%) Middleware
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.18%) JMS
5 1 (1.18%) RESTful
5 1 (1.18%) SOAP
5 1 (1.18%) Web Services
5 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Hybrid Cloud
2 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.24%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.53%) Life Science
6 1 (1.18%) CMDB
6 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.18%) Pharmacovigilance
6 1 (1.18%) User Experience
6 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.06%) Unix
2 10 (11.76%) Linux
3 3 (3.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.82%) Test Strategy
2 25 (29.41%) Problem Management
3 20 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 19 (22.35%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (21.18%) Data Modelling
6 17 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (18.82%) ITIL
8 15 (17.65%) Service Management
9 14 (16.47%) OO
9 14 (16.47%) RUP
9 14 (16.47%) Six Sigma
9 14 (16.47%) Waterfall
10 13 (15.29%) Project Management
11 11 (12.94%) DevOps
12 10 (11.76%) Lean Six Sigma
12 10 (11.76%) Risk Management
13 9 (10.59%) Business Transformation
13 9 (10.59%) Kanban
13 9 (10.59%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.59%) Java
2 20 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 19 (22.35%) SQL
4 17 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 14 (16.47%) Perl
6 7 (8.24%) Java 8
7 3 (3.53%) Python
7 3 (3.53%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (1.18%) C#
8 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 3 (3.53%) Degree
3 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.35%) IRCA
5 1 (1.18%) ACCA
5 1 (1.18%) CIMA
5 1 (1.18%) IIBA
5 1 (1.18%) ISEB
5 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 6 (7.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (5.88%) GDPR
4 4 (4.71%) COSO
5 3 (3.53%) QA
6 2 (2.35%) GMP
6 2 (2.35%) GxP
6 2 (2.35%) ISO 9001
6 2 (2.35%) SLA
7 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.18%) GCP
7 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (16.47%) Ansible
2 6 (7.06%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.06%) Puppet
3 5 (5.88%) Terraform
4 1 (1.18%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 28 (32.94%) Oracle
2 17 (20.00%) BEA
2 17 (20.00%) webMethods
3 14 (16.47%) Informatica
3 14 (16.47%) Pega
4 6 (7.06%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.06%) SAP
5 4 (4.71%) Hyperion
6 3 (3.53%) hybris
6 3 (3.53%) Remedy
6 3 (3.53%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.18%) BMC
8 1 (1.18%) CA
8 1 (1.18%) Facebook
8 1 (1.18%) IBM