Period
to 16 December 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 16 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
England > London
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 320 219 231
Rank change year-on-year -101 +12 -44
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 356 512 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.75% 1.15% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.34% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 378 329
London median daily rate £450 £494 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.86% +9.72% -
10th Percentile £307 £300 £287
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £425 £438 £413
% change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
London median hourly rate £17.38 £52.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.90% +34.62% -14.29%
10th Percentile £15.19 £15.69 £17.88
90th Percentile £34.16 £55.00 £84.13
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% - +20.00%

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 40979 38352 39009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.80% 86.25% 84.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29855 27447 27851
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £288
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 420 466
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.28 £12.15 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.28 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.47 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.17% +11.23% +15.79%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 16 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
Central London -13 73 £475 -5.00% 10
West London -23 43 £400 -18.99% 7
South London -20 13 £480 +1.59% 5
North London -7 3 £500 +60.00%
Process Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 London region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 120 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (25.84%) Finance
3 86 (24.16%) Project Management
4 59 (16.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 58 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (14.33%) Business Analysis
7 49 (13.76%) ITIL
8 47 (13.20%) Scrum
9 46 (12.92%) Change Management
10 43 (12.08%) Microsoft
10 43 (12.08%) Banking
11 41 (11.52%) User Stories
12 40 (11.24%) Six Sigma
13 37 (10.39%) Coaching
14 35 (9.83%) Continuous Improvement
15 32 (8.99%) Test Automation
16 30 (8.43%) Microsoft Office
17 29 (8.15%) Migration
17 29 (8.15%) Mentoring
18 28 (7.87%) Service Management
18 28 (7.87%) Asset Management
19 27 (7.58%) SDLC
20 26 (7.30%) Degree
21 25 (7.02%) Lean Six Sigma
21 25 (7.02%) Service Delivery
21 25 (7.02%) Java
21 25 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
22 24 (6.74%) User Acceptance Testing
22 24 (6.74%) PRINCE2
22 24 (6.74%) QA

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 15 (4.21%) Confluence
2 6 (1.69%) CMS
3 5 (1.40%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.84%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.84%) IIS
6 2 (0.56%) Apache
6 2 (0.56%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.28%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.28%) Drupal
7 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.28%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.28%) SAS
7 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (8.43%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (3.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (3.65%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.28%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) NetSuite
1 3 (0.84%) Summit
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.56%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 2 (0.56%) SAP FSCM
2 2 (0.56%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.28%) Global One
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.28%) SAP EHS
3 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.28%) SAP PLM
3 1 (0.28%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.69%) Taleo
4 5 (1.40%) Office 365
5 4 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.84%) PaaS
6 3 (0.84%) Trello
7 2 (0.56%) GitHub
7 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.28%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.28%) FinancialForce
8 1 (0.28%) Force.com
8 1 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.81%) WAN
2 9 (2.53%) LAN
3 8 (2.25%) Internet
4 6 (1.69%) Firewall
4 6 (1.69%) SSL
4 6 (1.69%) Wireless
5 5 (1.40%) 3G
5 5 (1.40%) Network Security
5 5 (1.40%) VPN
6 4 (1.12%) BGP
6 4 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.12%) DHCP
6 4 (1.12%) DNS
6 4 (1.12%) SAN
7 3 (0.84%) BIG-IP
7 3 (0.84%) EIGRP
7 3 (0.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (0.84%) SMS
7 3 (0.84%) VLAN
7 3 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.40%) Big Data
2 5 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.12%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.12%) Power BI
3 4 (1.12%) Spotfire
4 3 (0.84%) SAP HANA
4 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.56%) OLAP
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.56%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (6.74%) JIRA
2 12 (3.37%) Selenium
3 11 (3.09%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.97%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.40%) WebDriver
6 4 (1.12%) dotCover
6 4 (1.12%) JUnit
6 4 (1.12%) NDepend
6 4 (1.12%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.84%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.84%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.84%) Maven
7 3 (0.84%) Mockito
7 3 (0.84%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.56%) Ant
8 2 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.56%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.56%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.56%) Moq
8 2 (0.56%) Protractor
General
1 92 (25.84%) Finance
2 43 (12.08%) Banking
3 16 (4.49%) Legal
3 16 (4.49%) Marketing
4 14 (3.93%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.37%) Retail
6 11 (3.09%) Front Office
7 8 (2.25%) Advertising
7 8 (2.25%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.69%) International Banking
9 4 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.84%) Law
10 3 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.56%) Back Office
11 2 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.56%) Electronics
11 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.56%) Publishing
11 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 143 (40.17%) Analyst
2 92 (25.84%) Business Analyst
3 28 (7.87%) Consultant
4 23 (6.46%) Project Manager
5 21 (5.90%) Process Analyst
6 20 (5.62%) Delivery Manager
7 19 (5.34%) IT Analyst
7 19 (5.34%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (3.65%) Data Analyst
8 13 (3.65%) Developer
9 11 (3.09%) Digital Analyst
9 11 (3.09%) QA Engineer
9 11 (3.09%) Senior Manager
9 11 (3.09%) Service Analyst
10 10 (2.81%) Agile Business Analyst
10 10 (2.81%) Architect
10 10 (2.81%) Business IT Analyst
10 10 (2.81%) Change Manager
10 10 (2.81%) Security Analyst
11 9 (2.53%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.62%) .NET
2 19 (5.34%) Web Services
3 13 (3.65%) HTML
4 11 (3.09%) XML
5 9 (2.53%) Node.js
6 7 (1.97%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.97%) HTML5
6 7 (1.97%) React
7 6 (1.69%) jQuery
7 6 (1.69%) RESTful
8 5 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (1.40%) JSON
8 5 (1.40%) Middleware
8 5 (1.40%) WCF
9 4 (1.12%) .NET Core
9 4 (1.12%) Velocity
10 3 (0.84%) COM
10 3 (0.84%) CSS
10 3 (0.84%) Java EE
10 3 (0.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 58 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.18%) User Experience
3 20 (5.62%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.81%) FMCG
5 7 (1.97%) Fixed Income
5 7 (1.97%) NHS
6 6 (1.69%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.69%) Social Media
6 6 (1.69%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.40%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.40%) Derivative
7 5 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.40%) Market Risk
7 5 (1.40%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.40%) Wiki
8 4 (1.12%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.12%) Equities
8 4 (1.12%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.84%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.46%) Windows
2 17 (4.78%) Linux
3 9 (2.53%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.25%) Unix
5 5 (1.40%) Windows 2000
5 5 (1.40%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.40%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.84%) AIX
6 3 (0.84%) Solaris
6 3 (0.84%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.28%) Android
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (24.16%) Project Management
3 59 (16.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (14.33%) Business Analysis
5 49 (13.76%) ITIL
6 47 (13.20%) Scrum
7 46 (12.92%) Change Management
8 41 (11.52%) User Stories
9 40 (11.24%) Six Sigma
10 37 (10.39%) Coaching
11 35 (9.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 32 (8.99%) Test Automation
13 29 (8.15%) Mentoring
13 29 (8.15%) Migration
14 28 (7.87%) Asset Management
14 28 (7.87%) Service Management
15 27 (7.58%) SDLC
16 25 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (7.02%) Lean Six Sigma
16 25 (7.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.02%) Java
2 22 (6.18%) JavaScript
3 20 (5.62%) C#
4 17 (4.78%) Python
4 17 (4.78%) SQL
5 10 (2.81%) PowerShell
6 9 (2.53%) C
7 6 (1.69%) C++
7 6 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.40%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.40%) VBA
9 4 (1.12%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.12%) GraphQL
9 4 (1.12%) PHP
10 3 (0.84%) ABAP
10 3 (0.84%) Korn
10 3 (0.84%) Scala
11 2 (0.56%) Perl
11 2 (0.56%) VB
11 2 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (7.30%) Degree
2 21 (5.90%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.81%) ISEB
4 9 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.25%) CISSP
6 7 (1.97%) CISM
6 7 (1.97%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.69%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.40%) CCIE
8 5 (1.40%) CCNP
8 5 (1.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 5 (1.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 4 (1.12%) PMP
9 4 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.84%) CBAP
10 3 (0.84%) IIBA
11 2 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.56%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.74%) QA
2 14 (3.93%) PMO
3 12 (3.37%) GDPR
4 9 (2.53%) SLA
5 8 (2.25%) Data Quality
5 8 (2.25%) EMIR
6 7 (1.97%) GxP
6 7 (1.97%) MiFID
7 4 (1.12%) Government Security Classifications
7 4 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.84%) Basel III
8 3 (0.84%) FATCA
8 3 (0.84%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.84%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.56%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.28%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.28%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (1.97%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.84%) Docker
3 3 (0.84%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.56%) KVM
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.56%) RHEV
4 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.28%) SRDF
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.53%) Puppet
2 8 (2.25%) Ansible
2 8 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.12%) Kibana
3 4 (1.12%) SCCM
3 4 (1.12%) Terraform
4 2 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.56%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.56%) ThinApp
4 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.28%) Consul
5 1 (0.28%) Control-M
5 1 (0.28%) OPNET
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.28%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.28%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 43 (12.08%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.06%) Oracle
3 15 (4.21%) SAP
4 14 (3.93%) ServiceNow
5 10 (2.81%) Cisco
6 9 (2.53%) HP
6 9 (2.53%) VMware
7 8 (2.25%) Citrix
8 7 (1.97%) Adobe
9 6 (1.69%) Murex
9 6 (1.69%) Workday
10 4 (1.12%) Apigee
10 4 (1.12%) Arista
10 4 (1.12%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.12%) F5
10 4 (1.12%) Google
10 4 (1.12%) New Relic
10 4 (1.12%) Qualys
10 4 (1.12%) Splunk
10 4 (1.12%) Tableau