Period
to 18 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Process Improvement Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 628 643 667
Rank change year-on-year +15 +24 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Process Improvement Analyst 12 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.022% 0.025% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.027% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 16
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -4.76% -10.00%
10th Percentile £335 £309 £275
90th Percentile £458 £398 £438
UK median daily rate £425 £350 £394
% change year-on-year +21.43% -11.11% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £32.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 50927 52552 60737
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 94.73% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 31347 32390 36477
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% +3.31%
10th Percentile £225 £220 £225
90th Percentile £563 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.72% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2259 2637 3287
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.54% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.30 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.80 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Process Improvement Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Process Improvement Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement Analyst in the UK excluding London

Process Improvement Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement Analyst in the UK excluding London

Process Improvement Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement Analyst in the UK excluding London

Process Improvement Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement Analyst within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
North of England +44 4 £425 +21.43%
Yorkshire +13 4 £425 +16.44%
South East -18 4 £400 +6.67%
West Midlands +23 2 £450 +32.35%
Midlands +16 2 £450 +32.35%
South West +10 2 £413 -2.94% 1
Process Improvement Analyst
UK

Process Improvement Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, Process Improvement Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the UK excluding London region featuring Process Improvement Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 6 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 5 (41.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) User Stories
6 2 (16.67%) Coaching
6 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) ISEB
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) UML
6 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
7 1 (8.33%) SMS
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (8.33%) BPR
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) Automotive
7 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis

Process Improvement Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Frameworx
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 6 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 5 (41.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Coaching
6 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (16.67%) UML
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) User Stories
7 1 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (8.33%) Behavioural Change
7 1 (8.33%) Business Process Modelling
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft