Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 319 224 209
Rank change year-on-year -95 -15 +14
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 294 514 554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.70% 1.13% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.32% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 358 374
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £359 £317 £300
90th Percentile £644 £600 £625
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
London median hourly rate £20.00 £14.88 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.45% -57.50% +111.99%
10th Percentile £15.61 £12.49 £23.25
90th Percentile £36.90 £17.96 £102.00
England median hourly rate £20.77 £22.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year -6.65% -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 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 36178 39031 38365
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.41% 85.75% 82.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25887 28276 27096
London median daily rate £488 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £656 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 341 524
London median hourly rate £24.12 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.16% +7.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.96 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.15 £51.69 £57.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.96
% change year-on-year - +13.87% +7.10%

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 24 July 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 6 months to 24 July 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 6 months to 24 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
Central London -17 65 £475 -5.00% 27
West London +16 18 £425 +6.25% 8
South London -2 4 £413 -5.71% 2
East London -16 1 - - 5
Process Improvement
England

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

1 106 (36.05%) Finance
2 81 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (20.41%) Project Management
4 55 (18.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (18.71%) Banking
5 46 (15.65%) Change Management
6 39 (13.27%) Business Analysis
6 39 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (11.90%) Degree
8 32 (10.88%) SQL
9 26 (8.84%) Microsoft Office
10 25 (8.50%) Scrum
10 25 (8.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (8.16%) QA
11 24 (8.16%) Six Sigma
12 23 (7.82%) Microsoft
13 22 (7.48%) Test Automation
13 22 (7.48%) Marketing
13 22 (7.48%) User Stories
14 21 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
15 20 (6.80%) Service Delivery
16 19 (6.46%) SAP
16 19 (6.46%) ITIL
16 19 (6.46%) Oracle
16 19 (6.46%) Python
16 19 (6.46%) Data Analysis
16 19 (6.46%) BDD
16 19 (6.46%) SDLC
16 19 (6.46%) PMO
17 18 (6.12%) Jenkins

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 11 (3.74%) Confluence
2 6 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.04%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.02%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.68%) JBoss
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.34%) Apache
5 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.34%) DataSynapse
5 1 (0.34%) Drupal
5 1 (0.34%) IIS
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (8.84%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 11 (3.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.70%) SAP EHS
1 5 (1.70%) SAP PLM
1 5 (1.70%) Workday HCM
2 3 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.02%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (0.68%) iTrent
3 2 (0.68%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.34%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.34%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.34%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.02%) Datadog
3 2 (0.68%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Force.com
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.36%) Internet
2 3 (1.02%) Firewall
2 3 (1.02%) FTP
2 3 (1.02%) VPN
3 2 (0.68%) DNS
3 2 (0.68%) HTTP
3 2 (0.68%) Intranet
3 2 (0.68%) LAN
3 2 (0.68%) Skype
3 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.68%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.68%) WAN
4 1 (0.34%) 3G
4 1 (0.34%) Broadband
4 1 (0.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.34%) MVNO
4 1 (0.34%) SMS
4 1 (0.34%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.72%) Hadoop
3 7 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.70%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.36%) DB2
5 4 (1.36%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.02%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.68%) Big Data
7 2 (0.68%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.68%) QlikView
7 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.68%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (6.12%) Jenkins
2 17 (5.78%) JIRA
3 14 (4.76%) Selenium
4 8 (2.72%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.70%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.70%) SpecFlow
5 5 (1.70%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.70%) WebDriver
6 4 (1.36%) Subversion
7 3 (1.02%) Ant
7 3 (1.02%) Protractor
8 2 (0.68%) Concordion
8 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.68%) ERwin
8 2 (0.68%) JBehave
8 2 (0.68%) Maven
8 2 (0.68%) Mockito
8 2 (0.68%) Moq
8 2 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 106 (36.05%) Finance
2 55 (18.71%) Banking
3 22 (7.48%) Marketing
4 12 (4.08%) Retail
5 10 (3.40%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.72%) Legal
7 7 (2.38%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.70%) Electronics
9 5 (1.70%) International Banking
9 5 (1.70%) Law
10 4 (1.36%) Advertising
10 4 (1.36%) Back Office
10 4 (1.36%) Front Office
10 4 (1.36%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.02%) Japanese Language
11 3 (1.02%) Military
11 3 (1.02%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.68%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.68%) German Language
Job Titles
1 96 (32.65%) Analyst
2 69 (23.47%) Business Analyst
3 37 (12.59%) Consultant
4 36 (12.24%) Project Manager
5 15 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (4.76%) Developer
7 13 (4.42%) Architect
7 13 (4.42%) Process Analyst
8 12 (4.08%) Programme Manager
9 11 (3.74%) QA Engineer
10 9 (3.06%) Operations Manager
11 8 (2.72%) IT Analyst
11 8 (2.72%) Security Analyst
12 7 (2.38%) Data Architect
12 7 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (2.38%) IT Manager
12 7 (2.38%) Lean Consultant
12 7 (2.38%) Service Analyst
12 7 (2.38%) Six Sigma Consultant
13 6 (2.04%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.06%) .NET
2 7 (2.38%) Node.js
2 7 (2.38%) Web Services
3 6 (2.04%) HTML
3 6 (2.04%) HTML5
4 5 (1.70%) Middleware
4 5 (1.70%) Web Dynpro
5 4 (1.36%) XML
6 3 (1.02%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.02%) Django
6 3 (1.02%) Flask
6 3 (1.02%) Pyramid
6 3 (1.02%) Spring
6 3 (1.02%) Velocity
7 2 (0.68%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.68%) J2EE
7 2 (0.68%) JSON
7 2 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.68%) RESTful
7 2 (0.68%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.78%) User Experience
3 13 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.72%) FMCG
6 7 (2.38%) Social Media
7 6 (2.04%) PMI
7 6 (2.04%) Wiki
8 5 (1.70%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.70%) Equities
8 5 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.36%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.36%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.02%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.02%) Derivative
10 3 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.02%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.02%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.02%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.44%) Linux
2 15 (5.10%) Windows
3 9 (3.06%) Unix
4 6 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.36%) Solaris
5 4 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.68%) CentOS
7 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.34%) AIX
8 1 (0.34%) Android
8 1 (0.34%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (20.41%) Project Management
3 55 (18.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (15.65%) Change Management
5 39 (13.27%) Business Analysis
6 25 (8.50%) Scrum
6 25 (8.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 24 (8.16%) Six Sigma
8 22 (7.48%) Test Automation
8 22 (7.48%) User Stories
9 21 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
10 20 (6.80%) Service Delivery
11 19 (6.46%) BDD
11 19 (6.46%) Data Analysis
11 19 (6.46%) ITIL
11 19 (6.46%) SDLC
12 17 (5.78%) Data Management
12 17 (5.78%) Test Scripting
13 16 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (5.10%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 32 (10.88%) SQL
2 19 (6.46%) Python
3 14 (4.76%) Java
4 9 (3.06%) Perl
5 8 (2.72%) C#
5 8 (2.72%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.70%) ABAP
7 5 (1.70%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.36%) VBA
9 3 (1.02%) C++
9 3 (1.02%) VBScript
10 2 (0.68%) Ruby
10 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.34%) C
11 1 (0.34%) C++/CLI
11 1 (0.34%) Jython
11 1 (0.34%) Korn
11 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.34%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 35 (11.90%) Degree
2 13 (4.42%) PMI Certification
2 13 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.08%) ISEB
4 9 (3.06%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 8 (2.72%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.38%) CISSP
6 7 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.38%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 6 (2.04%) CISM
8 5 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.36%) ACCA
9 4 (1.36%) CAPM
9 4 (1.36%) CIMA
9 4 (1.36%) Master's Degree
9 4 (1.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (1.02%) CBAP
10 3 (1.02%) IIBA
10 3 (1.02%) PMP
10 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.16%) QA
2 19 (6.46%) PMO
3 9 (3.06%) SLA
4 5 (1.70%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.36%) GDPR
5 4 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.02%) ISO 9000
6 3 (1.02%) MiFID
7 2 (0.68%) GxP
7 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.34%) COBIT
8 1 (0.34%) COREP
8 1 (0.34%) COSO
8 1 (0.34%) FINREP
8 1 (0.34%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.34%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 7 (2.38%) Docker
2 3 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) KVM
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.34%) RHEV
3 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (2.38%) Ansible
1 7 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (2.38%) Puppet
2 3 (1.02%) Control-M
2 3 (1.02%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.02%) Kibana
2 3 (1.02%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.02%) Packer
2 3 (1.02%) SCCM
2 3 (1.02%) Terraform
3 2 (0.68%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.34%) Nagios
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.34%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (7.82%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.46%) Oracle
2 19 (6.46%) SAP
3 13 (4.42%) IBM
4 11 (3.74%) Workday
5 8 (2.72%) Splunk
6 7 (2.38%) Cloudera
7 6 (2.04%) New Relic
7 6 (2.04%) Qualys
8 4 (1.36%) AppDynamics
8 4 (1.36%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.36%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.36%) VMware
8 4 (1.36%) Xerox
9 3 (1.02%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (1.02%) HP
9 3 (1.02%) Reuters
9 3 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.68%) BMC
10 2 (0.68%) CA
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Rate: £375 - £425 per annum
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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