Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Lean Manufacturing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Lean Manufacturing 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.

Lean Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 892 875 885
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10 -14
Contract jobs citing Lean Manufacturing 4 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.012% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
UK median daily rate £475 £600 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +45.45% -19.51%
10th Percentile £463 £505 £371
90th Percentile £488 £637 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £600 £400
% change year-on-year -20.83% +50.00% -21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Lean Manufacturing 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87050 88088 93684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.89% 81.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 58011 58216 60663
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £635 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2370 2759
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.37 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £49.93 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

Lean Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Lean Manufacturing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Lean Manufacturing in the UK

Lean Manufacturing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Lean Manufacturing.

Contractor daily rate trend for Lean Manufacturing in the UK

Lean Manufacturing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lean Manufacturing.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lean Manufacturing in the UK

Lean Manufacturing
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lean Manufacturing within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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
UK excluding London +27 4 £475 -20.83% 2
England -15 3 £475 -20.83% 3
Midlands +24 2 - -
West Midlands +15 2 - -
South West - 1 £475 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Lean Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Lean Manufacturing.

1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) People Management
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9000
2 2 (50.00%) NCR
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) QMS
3 1 (25.00%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching

Lean Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

General
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Coach
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Process Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) People Management
2 2 (50.00%) QMS
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) NVQ Level 4
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) NCR