The median contractor rate for a Process Improvement Analyst was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 629 617
Rank change year-on-year +38 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Process Improvement Analyst 9 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.020% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.021% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 7
Median daily rate £394 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.25% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £355 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £590 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £356 £513
% change year-on-year +10.52% -30.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43148 51543 50918
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.77% 95.22% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28028 33436 30785
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1488 1586 2043
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Process Improvement Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Process Improvement Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 18 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +45 8 £400 -20.00% 1
London +30 2 £344 -31.25%
East Midlands -7 2 £350 -1.75%
Nottinghamshire +9 1 - -
Nottingham +3 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £350 -
Hampshire - 1 £400 -
Bristol - 1 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 £400 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £388 - 1
Scotland - 1 £388 - 1
Selby - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 featuring Process Improvement Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (63.16%) Process Improvement
2 6 (31.58%) MS Visio
3 5 (26.32%) ISEB
4 4 (21.05%) Six Sigma
4 4 (21.05%) Benchmarking
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) MS Office
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.53%) SLA
6 2 (10.53%) Law
6 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) PMO
6 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement Process
7 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Visio
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Law
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Process Improvement
2 4 (21.05%) Benchmarking
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Six Sigma
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) BPMN
5 1 (5.26%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.26%) Use Case
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) Workflow Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PMO
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com