Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 17 January 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 > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 308 239 232
Rank change year-on-year -69 -7 -50
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 366 456 489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.79% 1.08% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.26% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 344 319
London median daily rate £466 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £309 £294 £313
90th Percentile £625 £600 £602
England median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% -0.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
London median hourly rate £17.38 £55.00 £53.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.41% +3.77% +103.85%
10th Percentile £15.19 £28.70 £20.20
90th Percentile £31.81 £55.00 £90.05
England median hourly rate £20.50 £38.50 £29.35
% change year-on-year -46.75% +31.20% +17.38%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,255 36,198 36,804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.61% 86.05% 84.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,371 26,045 26,216
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £298
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 424 449
London median hourly rate £22.00 £23.67 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.06% +18.35% +9.59%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.25 £50.99
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in London

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in London

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Improvement in London

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in London

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Process Improvement in London

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Central London -25 72 £500 - 33
West London -14 40 £400 -11.85% 23
South London -22 14 £486 +25.48% 6
North London - 3 £500 -
East London -15 1 - - 2
Process Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 120 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (25.68%) Finance
3 85 (23.22%) Project Management
4 62 (16.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (16.12%) Analytical Skills
6 53 (14.48%) Business Analysis
7 51 (13.93%) ITIL
8 48 (13.11%) Change Management
9 44 (12.02%) Microsoft
9 44 (12.02%) User Stories
10 42 (11.48%) Scrum
10 42 (11.48%) Banking
11 41 (11.20%) Six Sigma
12 39 (10.66%) Coaching
13 33 (9.02%) Mentoring
14 32 (8.74%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (8.20%) Service Management
16 29 (7.92%) Microsoft Office
16 29 (7.92%) Test Automation
17 28 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (7.65%) PRINCE2
17 28 (7.65%) Migration
18 27 (7.38%) Java
18 27 (7.38%) Asset Management
19 26 (7.10%) Lean Six Sigma
19 26 (7.10%) Use Case
20 25 (6.83%) Service Delivery
20 25 (6.83%) SDLC
21 24 (6.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
21 24 (6.56%) Project Governance

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 12 (3.28%) Confluence
2 6 (1.64%) CMS
2 6 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.37%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.82%) IIS
6 2 (0.55%) Apache
6 2 (0.55%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.55%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.27%) Drupal
7 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.27%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.27%) Kentico
7 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.27%) SAS
7 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (7.92%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (4.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (3.83%) MS Visio
4 13 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.27%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) NetSuite
1 3 (0.82%) Summit
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.55%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 2 (0.55%) SAP FSCM
2 2 (0.55%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.55%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.27%) Endur
3 1 (0.27%) Global One
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.27%) SAP EHS
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.27%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.64%) Taleo
4 5 (1.37%) Office 365
5 4 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.09%) PaaS
6 3 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.82%) Trello
7 2 (0.55%) GitHub
7 2 (0.55%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.27%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.27%) FinancialForce
8 1 (0.27%) Force.com
8 1 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.73%) WAN
2 9 (2.46%) LAN
3 8 (2.19%) Internet
4 6 (1.64%) Firewall
4 6 (1.64%) SSL
4 6 (1.64%) Wireless
5 5 (1.37%) 3G
5 5 (1.37%) BGP
5 5 (1.37%) Network Security
5 5 (1.37%) VPN
6 4 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.09%) SAN
6 4 (1.09%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.82%) DHCP
7 3 (0.82%) DNS
7 3 (0.82%) EIGRP
7 3 (0.82%) SMS
7 3 (0.82%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.82%) VLAN
7 3 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.37%) Big Data
3 4 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.09%) Power BI
3 4 (1.09%) Spotfire
4 3 (0.82%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.82%) SAP HANA
4 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.55%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.55%) OLAP
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.55%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.27%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 20 (5.46%) JIRA
2 8 (2.19%) Selenium
3 6 (1.64%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.37%) WebDriver
5 4 (1.09%) dotCover
5 4 (1.09%) JUnit
5 4 (1.09%) NDepend
5 4 (1.09%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.82%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.82%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.82%) Maven
6 3 (0.82%) Mockito
6 3 (0.82%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.55%) Ant
7 2 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.55%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.55%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.55%) Moq
7 2 (0.55%) Protractor
7 2 (0.55%) VersionOne
General
1 94 (25.68%) Finance
2 42 (11.48%) Banking
3 20 (5.46%) Marketing
4 17 (4.64%) Legal
4 17 (4.64%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.01%) Front Office
5 11 (3.01%) Retail
6 9 (2.46%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.64%) Advertising
7 6 (1.64%) International Banking
8 4 (1.09%) Law
9 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.82%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.55%) Back Office
10 2 (0.55%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.55%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 143 (39.07%) Analyst
2 91 (24.86%) Business Analyst
3 29 (7.92%) Consultant
4 22 (6.01%) Delivery Manager
4 22 (6.01%) Process Analyst
5 20 (5.46%) Project Manager
6 19 (5.19%) IT Analyst
7 18 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (3.83%) Data Analyst
8 14 (3.83%) Developer
9 12 (3.28%) Architect
9 12 (3.28%) Change Manager
10 11 (3.01%) Senior Manager
10 11 (3.01%) Service Analyst
11 10 (2.73%) Business IT Analyst
11 10 (2.73%) Digital Analyst
11 10 (2.73%) Financial Analyst
12 9 (2.46%) Agile Business Analyst
12 9 (2.46%) Operations Manager
12 9 (2.46%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.28%) .NET
2 17 (4.64%) Web Services
3 11 (3.01%) XML
4 9 (2.46%) HTML
5 8 (2.19%) React
6 7 (1.91%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.64%) jQuery
7 6 (1.64%) Node.js
7 6 (1.64%) RESTful
8 5 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (1.37%) JSON
8 5 (1.37%) Middleware
8 5 (1.37%) WCF
9 4 (1.09%) .NET Core
9 4 (1.09%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.09%) J2EE
10 3 (0.82%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.82%) HTML5
10 3 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 59 (16.12%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.28%) User Experience
3 18 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.91%) Data Centre
4 7 (1.91%) Fixed Income
4 7 (1.91%) NHS
4 7 (1.91%) Virtual Team
5 6 (1.64%) FMCG
6 5 (1.37%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.37%) Derivative
6 5 (1.37%) Market Risk
6 5 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.09%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.09%) Equities
7 4 (1.09%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.09%) Social Media
8 3 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (0.82%) PMI
8 3 (0.82%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.01%) Windows
2 17 (4.64%) Linux
3 9 (2.46%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.19%) Unix
5 5 (1.37%) Windows 2000
5 5 (1.37%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.09%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.82%) AIX
7 3 (0.82%) Solaris
7 3 (0.82%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.27%) Android
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (23.22%) Project Management
3 62 (16.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (14.48%) Business Analysis
5 51 (13.93%) ITIL
6 48 (13.11%) Change Management
7 44 (12.02%) User Stories
8 42 (11.48%) Scrum
9 41 (11.20%) Six Sigma
10 39 (10.66%) Coaching
11 33 (9.02%) Mentoring
12 32 (8.74%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (8.20%) Service Management
14 29 (7.92%) Test Automation
15 28 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (7.65%) Migration
15 28 (7.65%) PRINCE2
16 27 (7.38%) Asset Management
17 26 (7.10%) Lean Six Sigma
17 26 (7.10%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.38%) Java
2 22 (6.01%) C#
3 18 (4.92%) JavaScript
3 18 (4.92%) Python
4 16 (4.37%) SQL
5 10 (2.73%) C
5 10 (2.73%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.64%) C++
6 6 (1.64%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.09%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.09%) GraphQL
8 4 (1.09%) PHP
8 4 (1.09%) VBA
9 3 (0.82%) ABAP
9 3 (0.82%) Go
9 3 (0.82%) Korn
9 3 (0.82%) Scala
10 2 (0.55%) Erlang
10 2 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (6.56%) Degree
2 21 (5.74%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.46%) CISSP
3 9 (2.46%) ISEB
3 9 (2.46%) PMI Certification
3 9 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.91%) CISM
5 7 (1.91%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.64%) PMP
6 6 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 6 (1.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 5 (1.37%) CCIE
7 5 (1.37%) CCNP
8 3 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.82%) CBAP
8 3 (0.82%) IIBA
9 2 (0.55%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.64%) QA
2 14 (3.83%) PMO
3 13 (3.55%) GDPR
4 9 (2.46%) SLA
5 8 (2.19%) Data Quality
5 8 (2.19%) EMIR
5 8 (2.19%) MiFID
6 5 (1.37%) GxP
6 5 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (1.09%) Government Security Classifications
8 3 (0.82%) Basel III
8 3 (0.82%) FATCA
8 3 (0.82%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.82%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.82%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.55%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.27%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.27%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.09%) Docker
2 4 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.82%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.55%) KVM
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.55%) RHEV
4 2 (0.55%) Snort
4 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.27%) SRDF
5 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (2.73%) Puppet
2 9 (2.46%) Ansible
2 9 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.09%) SCCM
3 4 (1.09%) Terraform
4 2 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.55%) Consul
4 2 (0.55%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (0.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.55%) QRadar
4 2 (0.55%) ThinApp
4 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.27%) Control-M
5 1 (0.27%) OPNET
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (12.02%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.19%) Oracle
3 14 (3.83%) SAP
3 14 (3.83%) ServiceNow
4 10 (2.73%) Cisco
5 9 (2.46%) HP
6 8 (2.19%) Citrix
6 8 (2.19%) VMware
7 7 (1.91%) Adobe
8 6 (1.64%) Murex
8 6 (1.64%) Workday
9 5 (1.37%) Google
10 4 (1.09%) Apigee
10 4 (1.09%) Arista
10 4 (1.09%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.09%) F5
10 4 (1.09%) Qualys
10 4 (1.09%) Splunk
10 4 (1.09%) Tableau
11 3 (0.82%) Sophis