Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 18 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 61 95
Rank change year-on-year -20 +34 -27
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 24 46 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.94% 3.60% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 4.13% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 5
Oxfordshire median daily rate £550 £450 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +26.76% -13.94%
10th Percentile £413 £330 £348
90th Percentile £614 £559 £505
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £40.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% +38.46%
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £34.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -19.42% +15.83% +37.49%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1030 1114 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 83.20% 87.24% 81.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 805 807
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £230
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 42
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +52.54%
10th Percentile £13.67 £14.35 £12.57
90th Percentile £77.50 £44.15 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Process Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Oxfordshire

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in Oxfordshire

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Improvement in Oxfordshire

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in Oxfordshire

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Oxford -12 15 £550 +22.22% 1
Kidlington -6 4 £488 +8.33%
Process Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 14 (58.33%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (50.00%) jQuery
2 12 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 12 (50.00%) Puppet
2 12 (50.00%) Node.js
2 12 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (50.00%) Ansible
2 12 (50.00%) React
3 10 (41.67%) Product Management
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 9 (37.50%) Ant
4 9 (37.50%) JUnit
4 9 (37.50%) Oracle
4 9 (37.50%) XML
4 9 (37.50%) Linux
4 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 9 (37.50%) SOA
4 9 (37.50%) JMS
4 9 (37.50%) MVC
4 9 (37.50%) Spring
4 9 (37.50%) JSF
4 9 (37.50%) Maven
4 9 (37.50%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (37.50%) Mockito
4 9 (37.50%) REST
4 9 (37.50%) Grails
4 9 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (37.50%) Java EE

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 9 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (8.33%) NetWeaver
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (12.50%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (12.50%) Boomi
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) SAP HANA
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Ant
1 9 (37.50%) JUnit
1 9 (37.50%) Maven
1 9 (37.50%) Mockito
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Gradle
2 1 (4.17%) Hudson
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Publishing
3 2 (8.33%) Front Office
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
5 3 (12.50%) ETL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Database Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Java Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) SAP Integration Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
7 1 (4.17%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) AWS Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 12 (50.00%) jQuery
1 12 (50.00%) Node.js
1 12 (50.00%) React
2 9 (37.50%) Grails
2 9 (37.50%) Java EE
2 9 (37.50%) JMS
2 9 (37.50%) JSF
2 9 (37.50%) Play Framework
2 9 (37.50%) REST
2 9 (37.50%) Spring
2 9 (37.50%) Spring MVC
2 9 (37.50%) XML
3 4 (16.67%) RESTful
4 2 (8.33%) IDoc
4 2 (8.33%) SAP PI
4 2 (8.33%) SAP XI
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE
5 1 (4.17%) Spring Boot
5 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (41.67%) Product Management
3 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 9 (37.50%) MVC
3 9 (37.50%) SOA
4 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) SDLC
5 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) ETL
6 3 (12.50%) Resource Allocation
7 2 (8.33%) Analytics
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (8.33%) Project Governance
7 2 (8.33%) Time Management
7 2 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 9 (37.50%) XPath
5 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
1 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (50.00%) Ansible
1 12 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Dell
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft