Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019 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
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 77 60
Rank change year-on-year -16 -17 +11
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 10 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.71% 1.20% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.40% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 17
Reading median daily rate £475 £250 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.00% -41.18% +21.43%
10th Percentile £393 £220 £282
90th Percentile £545 £608 £506
Berkshire median daily rate £468 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +24.67% -5.06% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Reading median hourly rate £31.50 - £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -20.13% +28.33% -45.45%

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 1,219 1,139 1,106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.52% 85.25% 81.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 716 557
Reading median daily rate £475 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £330 £263 £243
90th Percentile £625 £613 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 40
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +109.30% +16.22% -13.27%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.68 £13.00
90th Percentile £83.50 £52.50 £57.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Reading over the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Process Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) SLA
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (20.00%) BMC
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Remedy
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Velocity
3 2 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (20.00%) SaaS
3 2 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
3 2 (20.00%) Burndown Charts
4 1 (10.00%) Workday
4 1 (10.00%) GDPR
4 1 (10.00%) PMO
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Delivery

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (10.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Scrum Master
2 2 (20.00%) Quality Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum Master
2 2 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Change Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) HR Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) OAT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) OAT Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Velocity
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (20.00%) Burndown Charts
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (20.00%) Process Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (10.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CEH
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SANS
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) PMO
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) BMC
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Saba
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Workday