The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 27 June 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 38 32
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6  
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 3 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.83% 2.08% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 2.37% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 8
Median daily rate £220 £406 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.84% -16.02%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £22.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +91.01% -25.83%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 312 337 258
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 85.95% 87.53% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 246 178
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Median hourly rate £11.75 £18.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.33% -1.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.95 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in Northamptonshire

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in Northamptonshire

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Northampton -3 3 £220 -45.00%
Process Improvement
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Automotive Business Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) HR Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) HR Data Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) VMware