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 3 months to 25 April 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
England / London
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 233 188
Rank change year-on-year -20 -45  
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 163 238 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.81% 1.03% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.21% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 168 186
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £349 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £20.54 £12.00 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.16% -81.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.11 £12.00 £41.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.11 £12.00 £89.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £28.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year -22.80% +22.58%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17284 19689 18551
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.56% 85.23% 81.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12419 14321 12955
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 181 267
Median hourly rate £31.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.18% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Process Improvement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 25 £500 +11.11% 17
Bromley - 2 £400 -
Wimbledon - 2 £419 -
Brentford 0 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Process Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 London region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 111 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (30.51%) Finance
3 69 (19.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 66 (18.64%) Project Management
5 58 (16.38%) Business Analysis
6 46 (12.99%) Change Management
7 44 (12.43%) SQL
8 43 (12.15%) SDLC
9 42 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
10 38 (10.73%) Banking
11 37 (10.45%) QA
12 32 (9.04%) Java
12 32 (9.04%) Business Process Improvement
13 31 (8.76%) Six Sigma
14 30 (8.47%) Microsoft
14 30 (8.47%) Selenium
14 30 (8.47%) TDD
15 27 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
15 27 (7.63%) BDD
16 26 (7.34%) Degree
17 25 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
17 25 (7.06%) Oracle
17 25 (7.06%) SAP
18 24 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
18 24 (6.78%) Data Analysis
19 23 (6.50%) ERP
19 23 (6.50%) OO
19 23 (6.50%) Configuration Management
19 23 (6.50%) DevOps
20 22 (6.21%) CRM

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 17 (4.80%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.69%) Confluence
3 5 (1.41%) IIS
4 4 (1.13%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.85%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.56%) Apache
6 2 (0.56%) JBoss
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.56%) SAS
6 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.28%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 27 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (3.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (3.11%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.82%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (2.82%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) SPSS
6 1 (0.28%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (2.26%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.41%) SAP EHS
2 5 (1.41%) SAP PLM
2 5 (1.41%) Workday HCM
3 4 (1.13%) FastStats
4 3 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.85%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.56%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.28%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.28%) Eikon
6 1 (0.28%) Infor LN
6 1 (0.28%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.28%) Magento
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.41%) SaaS
3 2 (0.56%) Datadog
4 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.28%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.28%) Force.com
4 1 (0.28%) G Suite
4 1 (0.28%) GitHub
4 1 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.28%) Office 365
4 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.11%) Firewall
2 7 (1.98%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.98%) VPN
3 6 (1.69%) DNS
4 5 (1.41%) WAN
5 4 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (1.13%) Internet
5 4 (1.13%) LAN
5 4 (1.13%) Wireless
6 3 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.85%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (0.85%) HTTP
6 3 (0.85%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (0.56%) FTP
7 2 (0.56%) Intranet
7 2 (0.56%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.56%) LDAP
7 2 (0.56%) SAN
7 2 (0.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (5.93%) SQL Server
3 19 (5.37%) Big Data
4 10 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.54%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.98%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.13%) DB2
8 4 (1.13%) MySQL
8 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.85%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.85%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.85%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.56%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (8.47%) Selenium
2 20 (5.65%) WebDriver
3 18 (5.08%) Jenkins
4 16 (4.52%) Mockito
4 16 (4.52%) Moq
5 12 (3.39%) TeamCity
6 11 (3.11%) Cucumber
6 11 (3.11%) JIRA
7 9 (2.54%) DbUnit
7 9 (2.54%) Robot Framework
8 7 (1.98%) Git (software)
9 6 (1.69%) Subversion
10 5 (1.41%) MSBuild
10 5 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (1.13%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (0.56%) Protractor
13 2 (0.56%) Zephyr
General
1 108 (30.51%) Finance
2 38 (10.73%) Banking
3 17 (4.80%) Marketing
4 12 (3.39%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.11%) Retail
6 10 (2.82%) Legal
7 7 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.69%) Law
9 5 (1.41%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.85%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.56%) Advertising
11 2 (0.56%) Front Office
11 2 (0.56%) Games
11 2 (0.56%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.28%) Back Office
12 1 (0.28%) Billing
12 1 (0.28%) Electronics
12 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 118 (33.33%) Analyst
2 80 (22.60%) Business Analyst
3 41 (11.58%) Consultant
4 31 (8.76%) Developer
5 29 (8.19%) Project Manager
6 20 (5.65%) Architect
7 18 (5.08%) QA Engineer
8 16 (4.52%) Developer in Test
8 16 (4.52%) Software Developer
9 13 (3.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 12 (3.39%) Process Analyst
10 12 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (2.54%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (2.54%) SAP Consultant
11 9 (2.54%) Senior Business Analyst
12 8 (2.26%) Automation Engineer
12 8 (2.26%) Data Business Analyst
12 8 (2.26%) QA Automation Engineer
12 8 (2.26%) Service Analyst
13 7 (1.98%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.80%) Web Services
2 16 (4.52%) RESTful
3 12 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (2.82%) .NET
4 10 (2.82%) HTML
5 9 (2.54%) HTML5
6 8 (2.26%) Node.js
6 8 (2.26%) XML
7 6 (1.69%) Middleware
8 5 (1.41%) Web Dynpro
9 4 (1.13%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.13%) SAP XI
9 4 (1.13%) XSD
10 3 (0.85%) Django
10 3 (0.85%) Flask
10 3 (0.85%) J2EE
10 3 (0.85%) Pyramid
10 3 (0.85%) SAP PI
10 3 (0.85%) Spring
11 2 (0.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.67%) User Experience
3 11 (3.11%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.82%) PMI
5 9 (2.54%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.54%) Equities
5 9 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.69%) FMCG
7 5 (1.41%) CMDB
7 5 (1.41%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.41%) Video on Demand
7 5 (1.41%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.13%) e-Learning
8 4 (1.13%) Replication
9 3 (0.85%) Derivative
9 3 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (0.85%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.65%) Windows
2 15 (4.24%) Linux
3 10 (2.82%) Unix
4 5 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.41%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.13%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.85%) CentOS
7 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.28%) Android
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (19.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 66 (18.64%) Project Management
4 58 (16.38%) Business Analysis
5 46 (12.99%) Change Management
6 43 (12.15%) SDLC
7 32 (9.04%) Business Process Improvement
8 31 (8.76%) Six Sigma
9 30 (8.47%) TDD
10 27 (7.63%) BDD
11 25 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (6.78%) Data Analysis
13 23 (6.50%) Configuration Management
13 23 (6.50%) DevOps
13 23 (6.50%) ERP
13 23 (6.50%) OO
14 22 (6.21%) CRM
15 21 (5.93%) Agile Testing
15 21 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (5.93%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 44 (12.43%) SQL
2 32 (9.04%) Java
3 20 (5.65%) C#
4 19 (5.37%) Python
5 11 (3.11%) Perl
5 11 (3.11%) PowerShell
6 10 (2.82%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.26%) ABAP
7 8 (2.26%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.41%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.41%) VBScript
9 4 (1.13%) Ruby
10 2 (0.56%) C++
10 2 (0.56%) Go
10 2 (0.56%) Korn
10 2 (0.56%) Scala
11 1 (0.28%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.28%) PHP
11 1 (0.28%) R
11 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 26 (7.34%) Degree
2 11 (3.11%) PMI Certification
2 11 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.26%) ISEB
3 8 (2.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 7 (1.98%) ACCA
5 6 (1.69%) CIMA
6 5 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 4 (1.13%) PMP
7 4 (1.13%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 3 (0.85%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.28%) CCNA
9 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.28%) CISSP
9 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) GISP
9 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.45%) QA
2 11 (3.11%) PMO
3 7 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.98%) SLA
4 6 (1.69%) ISO 9000
5 5 (1.41%) COBIT
6 4 (1.13%) GDPR
6 4 (1.13%) SDET
7 3 (0.85%) MiFID
7 3 (0.85%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.28%) COSO
9 1 (0.28%) IFRS
9 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.28%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.28%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.28%) SEPA
9 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.69%) Docker
3 4 (1.13%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.56%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.28%) HDFS
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (3.39%) Puppet
2 9 (2.54%) Ansible
3 8 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.41%) Control-M
4 5 (1.41%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (1.41%) Nagios
5 3 (0.85%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.85%) OPNET
5 3 (0.85%) SCCM
6 2 (0.56%) Packer
6 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (0.56%) Terraform
6 2 (0.56%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 30 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.06%) Oracle
2 25 (7.06%) SAP
3 20 (5.65%) IBM
4 9 (2.54%) Workday
5 7 (1.98%) Cloudera
5 7 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.13%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.13%) Blue Coat
7 4 (1.13%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.13%) Cisco
7 4 (1.13%) Citrix
7 4 (1.13%) Reuters
7 4 (1.13%) Siebel
7 4 (1.13%) VMware
8 3 (0.85%) HP
8 3 (0.85%) Informatica
8 3 (0.85%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.85%) Talend
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