Period
to 16 October 2018

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 October 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
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 159 99
Rank change year-on-year +31 -60 +21
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 86 54 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.69% 1.07% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.26% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 36 57
East of England median daily rate £475 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% +5.00% +18.52%
10th Percentile £250 £244 £255
90th Percentile £588 £525 £538
England median daily rate £439 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.18% - +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £38.52 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.13% +73.10% +17.11%
England median hourly rate £29.58 £28.37 £22.38
% change year-on-year +4.27% +26.77% -25.42%

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 4,332 4,286 4,041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.02% 85.12% 83.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,531 2,467 2,301
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £248 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 269 327
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.03 £26.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.60% +15.46% +5.39%
10th Percentile £11.31 £12.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.75 £46.85
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.99 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.97% +11.07% +3.52%

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 October 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 October 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
Essex +29 40 £468 -15.00% 3
Hertfordshire +6 19 £425 +3.03% 3
Bedfordshire +10 15 £495 +20.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -7 10 £475 +41.37% 6
Norfolk +16 2 £328 -
Process Improvement
England

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

1 30 (34.88%) Test Strategy
2 27 (31.40%) Problem Management
3 23 (26.74%) Java
3 23 (26.74%) Oracle
4 22 (25.58%) Configuration Management
5 21 (24.42%) Shell Script
5 21 (24.42%) Unix
5 21 (24.42%) Finance
6 20 (23.26%) WebLogic
7 18 (20.93%) SQL
7 18 (20.93%) Data Modelling
8 17 (19.77%) webMethods
8 17 (19.77%) Informatica
9 16 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (18.60%) ITIL
9 16 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (17.44%) Perl
10 15 (17.44%) PL/SQL
10 15 (17.44%) BusinessObjects
10 15 (17.44%) BEA
10 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (17.44%) CA Gen
11 14 (16.28%) J2EE
11 14 (16.28%) MySQL
11 14 (16.28%) DevOps
12 13 (15.12%) Six Sigma
12 13 (15.12%) Service Management
13 12 (13.95%) OO
13 12 (13.95%) RUP
13 12 (13.95%) Pega

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 20 (23.26%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.14%) Confluence
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon Alexa
4 1 (1.16%) SAS
4 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (12.79%) MS Visio
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.33%) BPCS
2 2 (2.33%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (2.33%) Movex
2 2 (2.33%) Primavera
2 2 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.33%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Broadband
1 1 (1.16%) Firewall
1 1 (1.16%) FTP
1 1 (1.16%) IPsec
1 1 (1.16%) Skype
1 1 (1.16%) VPN
1 1 (1.16%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.44%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (16.28%) MySQL
3 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.98%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.49%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.33%) Big Data
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.16%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (17.44%) CA Gen
2 11 (12.79%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.47%) Git (software)
4 8 (9.30%) Maven
5 7 (8.14%) Artifactory
5 7 (8.14%) JIRA
6 5 (5.81%) Checkstyle
7 3 (3.49%) GitLab
8 2 (2.33%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.33%) Robot Framework
General
1 21 (24.42%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Military
2 4 (4.65%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.16%) French Language
4 1 (1.16%) Legal
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (23.26%) Analyst
2 15 (17.44%) Developer
3 8 (9.30%) Consultant
3 8 (9.30%) Java Developer
3 8 (9.30%) Service Manager
4 7 (8.14%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.98%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Data Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Process Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Incident Manager
6 5 (5.81%) IT Manager
6 5 (5.81%) IT Services Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Service Management Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Business Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Business Improvement Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Business Process Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.49%) ERP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.28%) J2EE
2 6 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (6.98%) Spring
2 6 (6.98%) Spring Boot
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.16%) JMS
4 1 (1.16%) RESTful
4 1 (1.16%) SOAP
4 1 (1.16%) Web Services
4 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.14%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (8.14%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.49%) CMDB
3 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.49%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.33%) PMI
5 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.16%) Life Science
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.42%) Unix
2 10 (11.63%) Linux
3 3 (3.49%) AIX
3 3 (3.49%) CentOS
3 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.49%) Solaris
4 2 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.88%) Test Strategy
2 27 (31.40%) Problem Management
3 22 (25.58%) Configuration Management
4 18 (20.93%) Data Modelling
5 16 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (18.60%) ITIL
5 16 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (16.28%) DevOps
8 13 (15.12%) Service Management
8 13 (15.12%) Six Sigma
9 12 (13.95%) OO
9 12 (13.95%) RUP
9 12 (13.95%) Waterfall
10 11 (12.79%) Project Management
11 10 (11.63%) Change Management
12 9 (10.47%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (10.47%) ERP
13 8 (9.30%) ETL
13 8 (9.30%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.74%) Java
2 21 (24.42%) Shell Script
3 18 (20.93%) SQL
4 15 (17.44%) Perl
4 15 (17.44%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.81%) Java 8
6 2 (2.33%) C
7 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.98%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (4.65%) Degree
3 4 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.33%) IRCA
4 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.16%) ACCA
5 1 (1.16%) CIMA
5 1 (1.16%) IIBA
5 1 (1.16%) ISEB
5 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.16%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) COSO
2 4 (4.65%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.65%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.65%) SLA
3 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (3.49%) QA
4 2 (2.33%) Def Stans
5 1 (1.16%) GCP
5 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.16%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Docker
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (12.79%) Ansible
2 6 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.98%) Puppet
3 5 (5.81%) Terraform
4 1 (1.16%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Oracle
2 17 (19.77%) Informatica
2 17 (19.77%) webMethods
3 15 (17.44%) BEA
4 12 (13.95%) Pega
5 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.98%) SAP
7 5 (5.81%) Remedy
8 3 (3.49%) IBM
8 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.33%) Adaptive Insights
9 2 (2.33%) Cognos
9 2 (2.33%) Embarcadero
9 2 (2.33%) Hyperion
9 2 (2.33%) Infor
9 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.33%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.33%) Tagetik
9 2 (2.33%) Xerox
10 1 (1.16%) Anaplan