Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 156 106
Rank change year-on-year +47 -50 +20
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 105 44 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.10% 0.94% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 1.10% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 29 50
East of England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £298 £387 £279
90th Percentile £588 £538 £538
England median daily rate £435 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.35% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £44.25 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.90% +98.88% -29.37%
10th Percentile £10.28 £32.02 £16.75
90th Percentile £35.30 £46.25 £37.38
England median hourly rate £29.15 £20.54 £22.25
% change year-on-year +41.92% -7.69% -31.48%

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 4,245 3,983 4,193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.09% 85.07% 82.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,433 2,338 2,414
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £240 £240 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 264 300
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.22 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.26% +4.88% +13.57%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.00 £13.48
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.14
England median hourly rate £21.37 £23.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.03% +1.06% +9.05%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +54 59 £450 -20.52% 1
Bedfordshire +8 16 £490 +18.79% 7
Cambridgeshire +9 13 £475 +18.75% 12
Hertfordshire +2 13 £463 +13.15% 9
Norfolk +18 3 £328 - 1
East Anglia - 1 - - 1
Process Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 47 (44.76%) Test Strategy
2 35 (33.33%) Java
3 30 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 29 (27.62%) Oracle
5 27 (25.71%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (24.76%) Unix
7 25 (23.81%) DevOps
8 24 (22.86%) Finance
8 24 (22.86%) Problem Management
9 23 (21.90%) Shell Script
10 22 (20.95%) Ansible
11 21 (20.00%) SQL
11 21 (20.00%) Data Modelling
11 21 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 20 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (18.10%) Informatica
13 19 (18.10%) webMethods
13 19 (18.10%) WebLogic
14 18 (17.14%) MySQL
14 18 (17.14%) Git (software)
15 17 (16.19%) Waterfall
15 17 (16.19%) CA Gen
15 17 (16.19%) ITIL
15 17 (16.19%) Perl
15 17 (16.19%) PL/SQL
15 17 (16.19%) J2EE
15 17 (16.19%) BEA
15 17 (16.19%) BusinessObjects
16 15 (14.29%) Linux
16 15 (14.29%) OO

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 19 (18.10%) WebLogic
2 10 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.76%) Confluence
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon Alexa
4 1 (0.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (7.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (7.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.90%) BPCS
2 2 (1.90%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (1.90%) Movex
3 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.95%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) Firewall
1 1 (0.95%) FTP
1 1 (0.95%) IPsec
1 1 (0.95%) Skype
1 1 (0.95%) SMS
1 1 (0.95%) VPN
1 1 (0.95%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.14%) MySQL
2 17 (16.19%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.71%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.95%) Big Data
6 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.95%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.95%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 21 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 18 (17.14%) Git (software)
3 17 (16.19%) CA Gen
4 6 (5.71%) Artifactory
5 5 (4.76%) JIRA
6 3 (2.86%) Checkstyle
6 3 (2.86%) Maven
7 2 (1.90%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.90%) Robot Framework
7 2 (1.90%) Selenium
General
1 24 (22.86%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Military
3 5 (4.76%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Legal
4 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.86%) Law
5 3 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.90%) Local Government
7 1 (0.95%) French Language
7 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (22.86%) Analyst
2 23 (21.90%) Developer
3 15 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (11.43%) Java Developer
5 11 (10.48%) Data Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.67%) Configuration Analyst
7 7 (6.67%) Configuration Management Analyst
8 6 (5.71%) Consultant
8 6 (5.71%) Service Manager
9 5 (4.76%) DevOps Developer
9 5 (4.76%) IT Manager
9 5 (4.76%) IT Services Manager
9 5 (4.76%) Service Management Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Business Consultant
10 4 (3.81%) Business Improvement Consultant
10 4 (3.81%) Process Analyst
10 4 (3.81%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.19%) J2EE
2 10 (9.52%) Spring
3 9 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (8.57%) Spring Boot
4 6 (5.71%) JMS
4 6 (5.71%) RESTful
4 6 (5.71%) SOAP
4 6 (5.71%) Web Services
5 2 (1.90%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.90%) Play Framework
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.95%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.38%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.67%) CMDB
4 5 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.90%) PMI
5 2 (1.90%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.95%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.95%) Life Science
6 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.76%) Unix
2 15 (14.29%) Linux
3 4 (3.81%) Windows
4 3 (2.86%) AIX
4 3 (2.86%) CentOS
4 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.86%) Solaris
5 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (44.76%) Test Strategy
2 30 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 27 (25.71%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (23.81%) DevOps
5 24 (22.86%) Problem Management
6 21 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 20 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (16.19%) ITIL
8 17 (16.19%) Waterfall
9 15 (14.29%) OO
9 15 (14.29%) RUP
10 14 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (12.38%) Six Sigma
12 11 (10.48%) Change Management
13 10 (9.52%) Project Management
14 9 (8.57%) Data Management
14 9 (8.57%) PRINCE2
15 8 (7.62%) ETL
15 8 (7.62%) Lean Six Sigma
15 8 (7.62%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.33%) Java
2 23 (21.90%) Shell Script
3 21 (20.00%) SQL
4 17 (16.19%) Perl
4 17 (16.19%) PL/SQL
5 7 (6.67%) C
6 4 (3.81%) Groovy
7 3 (2.86%) Java 8
8 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.62%) Degree
1 8 (7.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (1.90%) IRCA
5 2 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.90%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.95%) ACCA
6 1 (0.95%) CIMA
6 1 (0.95%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) ISO 9001
2 7 (6.67%) Def Stans
3 6 (5.71%) COSO
4 4 (3.81%) SLA
5 3 (2.86%) Data Quality
5 3 (2.86%) QA
6 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.95%) GCP
7 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.95%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (5.71%) Docker
2 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (20.95%) Ansible
2 12 (11.43%) Terraform
3 9 (8.57%) Consul
4 7 (6.67%) Puppet
5 6 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.90%) SCCM
7 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (27.62%) Oracle
2 19 (18.10%) Informatica
2 19 (18.10%) webMethods
3 17 (16.19%) BEA
4 15 (14.29%) Pega
5 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
6 8 (7.62%) IBM
7 3 (2.86%) Remedy
7 3 (2.86%) SAP
8 2 (1.90%) Adaptive Insights
8 2 (1.90%) Civica
8 2 (1.90%) Cognos
8 2 (1.90%) Embarcadero
8 2 (1.90%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.90%) Infor
8 2 (1.90%) Tagetik
8 2 (1.90%) WSO2
8 2 (1.90%) Xerox
9 1 (0.95%) Anaplan
9 1 (0.95%) Workday