Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Process Improvement Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 853 829 838
Rank change year-on-year -24 +9 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Process Improvement Analyst 15 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.024% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.025% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 24
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.69% -26.25%
10th Percentile £326 £297 £275
90th Percentile £524 £430 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -

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 95,342 91,100 101,599
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.78% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,328 59,471 64,808
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,819 3,215 3,851
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.74%

Process Improvement Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement Analyst in the UK

Process Improvement Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement Analyst in the UK

Process Improvement Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement Analyst over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Improvement Analyst in the UK

Process Improvement Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement Analyst in the UK

Process Improvement Analyst
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 Improvement Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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 -27 15 £425 +13.33%
UK excluding London +2 11 £413 +10.00%
North of England +45 4 £425 +18.88%
Yorkshire +10 4 £425 +16.44%
South East -21 4 £400 +6.67%
London -34 4 £512 +48.48%
South West +9 2 £413 -
West Midlands +14 1 - -
Midlands +5 1 - -

Process Improvement Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Process Improvement Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Process Improvement Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 9 (60.00%) Six Sigma
3 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 5 (33.33%) Change Management
5 4 (26.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 4 (26.67%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) Advertising
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) User Stories
7 2 (13.33%) Coaching
7 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) UML
7 2 (13.33%) ISEB
7 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (6.67%) Frameworx
8 1 (6.67%) Lean Manufacturing
8 1 (6.67%) BPMN
8 1 (6.67%) Customer Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
8 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis

Process Improvement Analyst 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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SMS
General
1 3 (20.00%) Advertising
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Frameworx
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 9 (60.00%) Six Sigma
3 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 5 (33.33%) Change Management
5 4 (26.67%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Coaching
7 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (13.33%) UML
7 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) User Stories
8 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.67%) BPMN
8 1 (6.67%) Customer Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) eTOM
8 1 (6.67%) Lean Manufacturing
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft