Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 July 2017 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 204 188
Rank change year-on-year -30 -16 +22
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 943 1278 1326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.07% 1.26% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.51% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 832 788
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £294 £280 £266
90th Percentile £575 £587 £588
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 29
England median hourly rate £20.77 £22.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.65% -25.83% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.86 £11.02 £17.40
90th Percentile £48.38 £41.80 £47.39
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £22.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.62% -25.83% +20.00%

Process Improvement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74473 84841 82832
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.43% 83.61% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 49136 56630 53399
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £281 £270 £261
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1880 1963 2356
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £48.75 £47.71
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.91
% change year-on-year - +14.10% +5.59%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in England

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in England

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in England over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Improvement in England

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in England

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in England over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Process Improvement in England

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
London -101 300 £456 +1.39% 69
South East +6 259 £405 -1.82% 33
North of England +69 177 £385 +6.94% 36
North West +50 102 £385 -9.41% 19
Midlands -35 94 £363 -8.92% 20
South West +10 63 £364 -6.13% 8
Yorkshire +43 53 £400 +6.31% 14
West Midlands -26 48 £450 +20.00% 8
East Midlands -20 45 £338 -15.63% 11
East of England -46 44 £488 +14.71% 14
North East +42 22 £340 +4.62% 3
Process Improvement
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 262 (27.78%) Finance
2 235 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (18.45%) Project Management
4 145 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 135 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
6 119 (12.62%) Business Analysis
7 104 (11.03%) ITIL
8 101 (10.71%) SQL
9 100 (10.60%) Microsoft
10 97 (10.29%) Degree
11 96 (10.18%) Change Management
12 95 (10.07%) Banking
13 93 (9.86%) Scrum
14 88 (9.33%) Service Delivery
15 84 (8.91%) Microsoft Excel
16 82 (8.70%) Six Sigma
17 73 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
18 70 (7.42%) JIRA
18 70 (7.42%) Oracle
19 68 (7.21%) Workflow
20 65 (6.89%) SAP
21 64 (6.79%) Microsoft Office
21 64 (6.79%) Telecoms
22 58 (6.15%) Service Management
23 56 (5.94%) SDLC
24 53 (5.62%) Coaching
24 53 (5.62%) QA
24 53 (5.62%) Business Process Improvement
25 51 (5.41%) Security Cleared
26 50 (5.30%) PRINCE2

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 27 (2.86%) Confluence
2 26 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.01%) WebLogic
4 11 (1.17%) Tomcat
5 7 (0.74%) JBoss
5 7 (0.74%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.64%) IIS
6 6 (0.64%) SAS
7 5 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.42%) Apache
8 4 (0.42%) MS Project Server
8 4 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.42%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.21%) CMS
10 2 (0.21%) Jetty
10 2 (0.21%) Mule
10 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 84 (8.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 64 (6.79%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (4.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (3.71%) MS Visio
5 30 (3.18%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) Simulink
7 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.64%) Oracle HRMS
3 6 (0.64%) SAP IS-U
4 5 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.53%) SAP EHS
4 5 (0.53%) SAP PLM
4 5 (0.53%) Workday HCM
5 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.42%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.42%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Payroll
6 3 (0.32%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.32%) SAP FSCM
7 2 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.21%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.21%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.95%) Office 365
5 7 (0.74%) IBM Blueworks
5 7 (0.74%) PaaS
6 5 (0.53%) SaaS
7 3 (0.32%) Boomi
7 3 (0.32%) Datadog
7 3 (0.32%) Google Play
7 3 (0.32%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.21%) G Suite
8 2 (0.21%) IaaS
8 2 (0.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.11%) Force.com
9 1 (0.11%) GoToWebinar
9 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.33%) WAN
2 14 (1.48%) VPN
3 12 (1.27%) Firewall
4 9 (0.95%) LAN
4 9 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.95%) VoIP
5 8 (0.85%) Internet
6 6 (0.64%) 3G
6 6 (0.64%) Broadband
6 6 (0.64%) DNS
6 6 (0.64%) FTP
6 6 (0.64%) SAN
6 6 (0.64%) Wireless
7 5 (0.53%) 4G
7 5 (0.53%) LDAP
7 5 (0.53%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.42%) LTE
9 3 (0.32%) HTTP
9 3 (0.32%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (3.71%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (1.80%) Big Data
4 13 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (1.38%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.17%) MySQL
6 10 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (1.06%) Oracle Database
7 9 (0.95%) SAP HANA
8 8 (0.85%) Hadoop
8 8 (0.85%) MS Access
9 7 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.64%) Data Mining
10 6 (0.64%) DB2
10 6 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 70 (7.42%) JIRA
2 25 (2.65%) Jenkins
2 25 (2.65%) Selenium
3 22 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
5 12 (1.27%) HP UFT
6 11 (1.17%) Maven
6 11 (1.17%) Subversion
7 9 (0.95%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.74%) LoadRunner
8 7 (0.74%) SoapUI
8 7 (0.74%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.53%) ERwin
9 5 (0.53%) Gradle
9 5 (0.53%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (0.53%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.42%) Android Studio
10 4 (0.42%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.42%) GitLab
General
1 262 (27.78%) Finance
2 95 (10.07%) Banking
3 64 (6.79%) Telecoms
4 48 (5.09%) Marketing
5 47 (4.98%) Retail
6 21 (2.23%) Legal
7 16 (1.70%) Billing
8 15 (1.59%) Back Office
9 13 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.85%) Law
11 8 (0.85%) Publishing
12 7 (0.74%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.64%) Electronics
13 6 (0.64%) Front Office
13 6 (0.64%) Military
14 5 (0.53%) Advertising
14 5 (0.53%) Automotive
14 5 (0.53%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 357 (37.86%) Analyst
2 213 (22.59%) Business Analyst
3 92 (9.76%) Project Manager
4 67 (7.10%) Consultant
5 57 (6.04%) Developer
6 50 (5.30%) Process Analyst
7 49 (5.20%) Senior Analyst
8 36 (3.82%) Architect
9 28 (2.97%) Change Analyst
10 27 (2.86%) IT Analyst
11 23 (2.44%) Security Analyst
12 22 (2.33%) Test Manager
13 21 (2.23%) Business Change Analyst
13 21 (2.23%) Business IT Analyst
13 21 (2.23%) IT Manager
14 20 (2.12%) Data Analyst
14 20 (2.12%) IT Business Analyst
14 20 (2.12%) Senior Business Analyst
15 19 (2.01%) Business Change Business Analyst
15 19 (2.01%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.97%) .NET
2 27 (2.86%) Web Services
3 23 (2.44%) XML
4 18 (1.91%) HTML
5 16 (1.70%) RESTful
6 15 (1.59%) .NET Framework
6 15 (1.59%) AngularJS
7 12 (1.27%) Spring
8 11 (1.17%) CSS
8 11 (1.17%) SOAP
8 11 (1.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (1.06%) Hibernate
9 10 (1.06%) Middleware
10 9 (0.95%) EJB
10 9 (0.95%) EJB 3.0
10 9 (0.95%) jQuery
10 9 (0.95%) REST
11 8 (0.85%) HTML5
12 7 (0.74%) Entity Framework
12 7 (0.74%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 135 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 36 (3.82%) User Experience
4 22 (2.33%) Virtual Team
5 19 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 17 (1.80%) Reinsurance
7 13 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.27%) FMCG
9 8 (0.85%) Credit Risk
9 8 (0.85%) IVR
9 8 (0.85%) PMI
10 7 (0.74%) Data Centre
10 7 (0.74%) Social Media
10 7 (0.74%) Wiki
11 6 (0.64%) Minimum Viable Product
11 6 (0.64%) Reference Data
12 5 (0.53%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.53%) Equities
12 5 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 48 (5.09%) Linux
2 47 (4.98%) Windows
3 32 (3.39%) Unix
4 9 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (0.74%) Android
5 7 (0.74%) SUSE
6 6 (0.64%) Solaris
7 5 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.53%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.53%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.53%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.42%) CentOS
8 4 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.42%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.21%) AIX
9 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (18.45%) Project Management
3 145 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 119 (12.62%) Business Analysis
5 104 (11.03%) ITIL
6 96 (10.18%) Change Management
7 93 (9.86%) Scrum
8 88 (9.33%) Service Delivery
9 82 (8.70%) Six Sigma
10 73 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 68 (7.21%) Workflow
12 58 (6.15%) Service Management
13 56 (5.94%) SDLC
14 53 (5.62%) Business Process Improvement
14 53 (5.62%) Coaching
15 50 (5.30%) PRINCE2
16 48 (5.09%) DevOps
17 46 (4.88%) Test Automation
18 45 (4.77%) Data Analysis
18 45 (4.77%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 101 (10.71%) SQL
2 49 (5.20%) Java
3 34 (3.61%) JavaScript
4 31 (3.29%) Python
5 23 (2.44%) C#
6 16 (1.70%) Perl
7 13 (1.38%) C
7 13 (1.38%) PL/SQL
7 13 (1.38%) VBA
8 10 (1.06%) Bash Shell
9 8 (0.85%) PowerShell
10 7 (0.74%) ABAP
11 6 (0.64%) Ruby
12 5 (0.53%) Groovy
13 4 (0.42%) Go
13 4 (0.42%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.32%) C++
14 3 (0.32%) PHP
14 3 (0.32%) PROC SQL
14 3 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 97 (10.29%) Degree
2 51 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 46 (4.88%) ISEB
4 30 (3.18%) SC Cleared
5 26 (2.76%) PMI Certification
6 18 (1.91%) PMP
6 18 (1.91%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 18 (1.91%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 16 (1.70%) ISTQB
8 15 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (1.48%) CISSP
10 12 (1.27%) ACCA
10 12 (1.27%) CIMA
11 11 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (0.85%) CISM
12 8 (0.85%) HNC
13 7 (0.74%) APMP
13 7 (0.74%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
14 6 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.64%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.62%) QA
2 42 (4.45%) PMO
3 33 (3.50%) SLA
4 14 (1.48%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.85%) GDPR
6 5 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.42%) GxP
8 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.32%) MiFID
9 2 (0.21%) COBIT
9 2 (0.21%) GAAP
9 2 (0.21%) IFRS
9 2 (0.21%) P3O
9 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.11%) COREP
10 1 (0.11%) FINREP
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 22 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.06%) Docker
4 8 (0.85%) Firmware
5 5 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.42%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.11%) KVM
7 1 (0.11%) NFS
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.11%) RHEV
7 1 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.06%) Ansible
2 10 (1.06%) SCOM
3 9 (0.95%) Puppet
4 7 (0.74%) Terraform
5 6 (0.64%) Kibana
6 5 (0.53%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.53%) QRadar
6 5 (0.53%) SCCM
7 4 (0.42%) RSA enVision
8 3 (0.32%) Control-M
8 3 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.32%) logstash
8 3 (0.32%) Packer
9 2 (0.21%) Nagios
9 2 (0.21%) Nessus
9 2 (0.21%) Netcool
9 2 (0.21%) Nmap
9 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 100 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 70 (7.42%) Oracle
3 65 (6.89%) SAP
4 31 (3.29%) HP
5 27 (2.86%) IBM
6 22 (2.33%) VMware
7 19 (2.01%) CA Agile Central
8 17 (1.80%) Red Hat
8 17 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (1.70%) Atlassian
9 16 (1.70%) CA
10 13 (1.38%) ServiceNow
10 13 (1.38%) Splunk
11 12 (1.27%) Cisco
11 12 (1.27%) Workday
12 8 (0.85%) Pega
12 8 (0.85%) Qualys
12 8 (0.85%) webMethods
13 7 (0.74%) Apple
13 7 (0.74%) Google
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Morson International
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Rate: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus attractive benefits package.
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £375 - £425 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Accenture
Rate: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £25 - £250 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + Outside IR35
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
The Collinson Group
Posted: 10 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Rate: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Modis International
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: 2 days ago