Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 129 121
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8 -17
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 22 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.98% 0.69% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.78% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 26
Leeds median daily rate £443 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £329 £345 £333
90th Percentile £549 £516 £450
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £421 £375
% change year-on-year +4.10% +12.20% -8.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1944 2293 2855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.17% 87.65% 87.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1390 1547 2002
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £275 £282 £265
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 67
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £13.58 £10.20 £8.61
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.13 £39.70
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Leeds

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in Leeds

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Improvement in Leeds

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Change Management
3 8 (36.36%) Banking
4 7 (31.82%) Coaching
5 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 4 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (18.18%) Retail
6 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 4 (18.18%) MySQL
6 4 (18.18%) User Stories
6 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 3 (13.64%) Marketing
7 3 (13.64%) Web Development
7 3 (13.64%) Lean Six Sigma
7 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
7 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (13.64%) Line Management
7 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
7 3 (13.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (13.64%) HTML
7 3 (13.64%) SAP
7 3 (13.64%) CSS

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (13.64%) JBoss
1 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
1 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (4.55%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) SMTP
1 1 (4.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Retail
4 3 (13.64%) Marketing
5 2 (9.09%) Billing
5 2 (9.09%) Military
6 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Process Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Strategy Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Strategy Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.55%) Banking Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Business Change Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Change Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Change Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Velocity
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) e-Learning
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Change Management
2 7 (31.82%) Coaching
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 4 (18.18%) User Stories
5 3 (13.64%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (13.64%) Line Management
5 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
6 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.55%) Go
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Ruby
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (9.09%) A+ Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) MCDST
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) APMG
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
1 3 (13.64%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Xerox
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Workday