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 3 months to 22 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 35 65
Rank change year-on-year -27 +30  
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 7 27 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.10% 4.58% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 5.76% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 2
Median daily rate £450 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -13.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £352 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £415
% change year-on-year - -3.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.50 -
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 523 469 614
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 82.23% 79.49% 80.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 343 407
Median daily rate £465 £415 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.04% +3.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 29
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 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
Oxford -14 4 £475 +11.76% 2
Process Improvement
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 6 (40.00%) Scrum
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Kanban
2 5 (33.33%) BPMN
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) User Stories
2 5 (33.33%) SDLC
2 5 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) GDPR
3 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (26.67%) Coaching
4 3 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) FTP
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) ISEB
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Front Office
5 2 (13.33%) Minitab
5 2 (13.33%) Publishing

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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Front Office
2 2 (13.33%) Publishing
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Process Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Database Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) ETL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Principal Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Coach
6 1 (6.67%) Business Improvement Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
6 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (6.67%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Kanban
1 6 (40.00%) Scrum
2 5 (33.33%) BPMN
2 5 (33.33%) SDLC
2 5 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 5 (33.33%) User Stories
3 4 (26.67%) Coaching
3 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
3 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Privacy
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CBAP
4 1 (6.67%) IIBA
4 1 (6.67%) PMP
4 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Dell
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Minitab
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian