Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Process Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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 Engineer
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 882 870
Rank change year-on-year +30 -12 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Process Engineer 27 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.006% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.006% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 13
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +66.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £305 £455 £275
90th Percentile £540 £525 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £329 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
UK median hourly rate - £44.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +17.33% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96939 98568 108531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63924 64295 69051
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2896 3271 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Process Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Process Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Process Engineer in the UK

Process Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Engineer in the UK

Process Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Engineer over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Engineer in the UK

Process Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Engineer in the UK

Process Engineer
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Process Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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
England +47 24 £450 -5.26% 4
UK excluding London +49 14 £329 - 4
London -8 10 £463 -2.63%
West Midlands - 5 £332 - 1
South East - 5 £300 -
Midlands - 5 £332 - 1
East of England -14 3 - - 2
North West - 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -

Process Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Process Engineer 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 featuring Process Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (48.15%) ITIL
1 13 (48.15%) Six Sigma
2 11 (40.74%) Change Management
3 10 (37.04%) Lean Six Sigma
4 6 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
5 5 (18.52%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (18.52%) TQM
5 5 (18.52%) Process Management
5 5 (18.52%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) Finance
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
7 3 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (11.11%) Physics
7 3 (11.11%) Chemistry
7 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
7 3 (11.11%) Degree
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (7.41%) C++
8 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
8 2 (7.41%) Python
8 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
8 2 (7.41%) Electronics
8 2 (7.41%) Analytics
8 2 (7.41%) Coaching
8 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt

Process Engineer Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) ITIL
1 13 (48.15%) Six Sigma
2 11 (40.74%) Change Management
3 10 (37.04%) Lean Six Sigma
4 6 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 5 (18.52%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) Process Management
5 5 (18.52%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) TQM
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (11.11%) Chemistry
7 3 (11.11%) Physics
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) Analytics
8 2 (7.41%) Coaching
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
8 2 (7.41%) Signal Processing
8 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C++
1 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
1 2 (7.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 3 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) GMP
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) SAP