Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 13 December 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 59 64
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5 0
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 6 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.30% 0.67% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.79% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Lancashire median daily rate £850 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +97.10% +7.81% +0.44%
North West median daily rate £450 £388 £394
% change year-on-year +16.13% -1.59% +19.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £28.09 £30.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.11% -6.85% +20.60%
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £20.39 £30.15
% change year-on-year +110.89% -32.37% +20.60%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 381 506 769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 82.47% 84.90% 82.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 347 522
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -13.89% +16.13%
10th Percentile £273 £213 £280
90th Percentile £615 £575 £663
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 49 79
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +36.20%
10th Percentile £15.14 £11.45 £18.06
90th Percentile £53.00 £67.21 £47.76
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £30.15
% change year-on-year +4.17% -20.40% +72.29%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Lancashire

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in Lancashire

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Lancashire over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Improvement in Lancashire

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in Lancashire

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Blackpool +9 3 £1,050 +138.64% 1
Blackburn - 1 - -
Process Improvement
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Product Management
2 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) SFIA
2 3 (50.00%) Service Design
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (33.33%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (33.33%) R
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) WinForms
3 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Product Owner
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) WCF
1 2 (33.33%) WinForms
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Velocity
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (50.00%) Product Management
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Service Design
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) SFIA
2 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) R
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) APMG
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared