Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 21 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
England > North East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 120 80
Rank change year-on-year +41 -40 -3
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 24 48 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.95% 1.78% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 2.11% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 41 31
North East median daily rate £340 £351 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% -6.53% +6.38%
10th Percentile £240 £279 £231
90th Percentile £415 £516 £451
England median daily rate £425 £430 £413
% change year-on-year -1.05% +4.12% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £23.68 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -12.29% -10.00% +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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1036 2279 1675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 84.23% 84.28% 83.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 1576 1067
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £256
90th Percentile £550 £525 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 92 75
North East median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +64.71% -10.05%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.01 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £36.00 £34.50
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Process Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in the North East

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in the North East

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in the North East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Improvement in the North East

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Durham +14 15 £340 -16.31% 1
Tyne and Wear +30 5 £380 +8.57% 5
Process Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North East region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 9 (37.50%) Project Management
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
1 9 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
3 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 7 (29.17%) Finance
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) SOA
5 5 (20.83%) UML
5 5 (20.83%) OO
5 5 (20.83%) C#
5 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.83%) .NET
5 5 (20.83%) Migration
5 5 (20.83%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
5 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (20.83%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
6 4 (16.67%) PMO
6 4 (16.67%) Change Management
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
2 5 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (20.83%) C# Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Process Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL Process Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Migration Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Problem Management Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Head of IT
5 2 (8.33%) Head of IT Operations
5 2 (8.33%) Head of Operations
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
1 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.17%) Angular 2
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
1 9 (37.50%) Project Management
1 9 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
4 5 (20.83%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 5 (20.83%) OO
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) SOA
4 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.83%) UML
5 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) DSDM
6 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) C#
1 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) SAP