Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 79 85
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 +4
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 10 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.78% 1.21% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.51% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 16
Reading median daily rate £400 £515 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.33% +47.67% -17.94%
10th Percentile £364 £233 £236
90th Percentile £486 £595 £497
Berkshire median daily rate £331 £400 £280
% change year-on-year -17.19% +42.86% -34.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Reading median hourly rate - £55.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.75 £52.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -49.05% +56.72% -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1059 1192 1503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.41% 80.05% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 621 929
Reading median daily rate £402 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.38% - -
10th Percentile £271 £225 £240
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 47 84
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.05 £15.00
90th Percentile £35.48 £50.50 £46.37
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -17.14% -41.67% +74.83%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Reading

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in Reading

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Billing
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (10.00%) WebCenter
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 2 (20.00%) Billing
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Compliance Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Payments Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Change Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Change Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) WebCenter Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (10.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Case Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (10.00%) Runbook
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy
1 1 (10.00%) TIBCO