Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Process Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Process Management over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 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.

Process Management
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 590 570 458
Rank change year-on-year -20 -112 +64
Contract jobs citing Process Management 291 280 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.29% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.35% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 180 285
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £269
90th Percentile £675 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £418
% change year-on-year -11.11% +7.78% -1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £47.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -44.61% +80.53%
10th Percentile £17.70 £17.50 £25.44
90th Percentile £42.50 £44.41 £80.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £47.39
% change year-on-year +40.00% -47.25% +57.97%

Process Management 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 86,028 79,861 88,707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.72% 83.81% 82.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,485 52,916 57,691
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,077 2,220 2,614
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +1.83% +22.75%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.63 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% -3.85% +23.81%

Process Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Process Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Process Management in the UK

Process Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Management in the UK

Process Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Management over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Management in the UK

Process Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Management in the UK

Process Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Management over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Process Management in the UK

Process Management
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Process Management within the UK over the 6 months to 20 February 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 -54 254 £481 +6.94% 62
UK excluding London -21 169 £400 -11.11% 40
London +1 116 £550 +12.24% 25
South East 0 76 £400 -8.57% 10
North of England +32 31 £400 +14.29% 9
Scotland +6 28 £390 -2.50% 3
Yorkshire +4 14 £400 -5.88% 2
Midlands -9 14 £400 -5.88% 8
North West +6 12 £325 -18.75% 4
East of England -26 12 £513 -4.43% 4
West Midlands -5 8 £400 -8.57% 7
East Midlands +3 6 £413 +37.50% 1
North East +47 5 £475 +35.71% 3
South West -9 5 £588 +30.56% 6
Wales - 4 £563 -

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Process Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Process Management.

1 86 (29.55%) Finance
2 70 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (18.56%) Java
4 45 (15.46%) Project Management
5 44 (15.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (13.40%) Linux
7 36 (12.37%) ITIL
8 35 (12.03%) Scrum
8 35 (12.03%) Change Management
9 34 (11.68%) Git (software)
10 33 (11.34%) Degree
10 33 (11.34%) Web Services
10 33 (11.34%) Process Improvement
11 32 (11.00%) SAP
12 31 (10.65%) Windows
13 30 (10.31%) Microsoft
14 29 (9.97%) Quality Management
15 28 (9.62%) Service Delivery
16 27 (9.28%) Security Cleared
17 26 (8.93%) Configuration Management
17 26 (8.93%) Python
17 26 (8.93%) SQL
17 26 (8.93%) DevOps
17 26 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (8.59%) Analytics
18 25 (8.59%) C
19 24 (8.25%) XML
19 24 (8.25%) Unix
19 24 (8.25%) SOA
19 24 (8.25%) Workflow

Process Management
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 21 (7.22%) WebSphere
2 14 (4.81%) WebSphere Portal
3 11 (3.78%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.75%) Confluence
5 6 (2.06%) Apache Spark
5 6 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (2.06%) CMS
5 6 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.06%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.72%) Jetty
6 5 (1.72%) WildFly
7 3 (1.03%) JBoss
8 2 (0.69%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.69%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.34%) Apache
9 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.34%) IIS
9 1 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (6.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (6.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (4.47%) MS Visio
4 10 (3.44%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (6.87%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (2.06%) SAP MM
3 3 (1.03%) OpenText Process Suite
4 2 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.69%) OpenText MBPM
4 2 (0.69%) Relativity
4 2 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.34%) iTrent
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.34%) Q-Pulse
5 1 (0.34%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.34%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.34%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.34%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.56%) SaaS
2 12 (4.12%) PaaS
3 10 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.09%) IaaS
5 5 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.72%) Office 365
6 4 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.37%) IBM Blueworks
6 4 (1.37%) Serverless
7 2 (0.69%) npm
8 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.34%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.34%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.34%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.34%) Slack
8 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.15%) HTTP
2 11 (3.78%) Firewall
3 10 (3.44%) DNS
4 6 (2.06%) WAN
5 5 (1.72%) IPsec
5 5 (1.72%) LAN
5 5 (1.72%) SMS
6 4 (1.37%) 3G
6 4 (1.37%) 4G
6 4 (1.37%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (1.37%) CTI
6 4 (1.37%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.37%) Internet
6 4 (1.37%) PBX
6 4 (1.37%) RTP
6 4 (1.37%) Softphone
6 4 (1.37%) SSH
6 4 (1.37%) VoIP
6 4 (1.37%) VPN
6 4 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.50%) Oracle Database
2 14 (4.81%) GIS
2 14 (4.81%) Oracle Database 10g
2 14 (4.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (4.47%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.44%) SQL Server
5 9 (3.09%) Big Data
6 6 (2.06%) MySQL
6 6 (2.06%) Parquet
7 4 (1.37%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.37%) Power BI
8 3 (1.03%) Blockchain
8 3 (1.03%) KDB
8 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.69%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 34 (11.68%) Git (software)
2 24 (8.25%) Subversion
3 22 (7.56%) JIRA
4 6 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.06%) Maven
5 5 (1.72%) JIRA Agile
5 5 (1.72%) Selenium
5 5 (1.72%) SoapUI
5 5 (1.72%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.03%) Apache Ivy
6 3 (1.03%) Artifactory
6 3 (1.03%) Gradle
6 3 (1.03%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (1.03%) Mocha
6 3 (1.03%) Protractor
6 3 (1.03%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (0.69%) Gitweb
7 2 (0.69%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (0.69%) NuGet
General
1 86 (29.55%) Finance
2 19 (6.53%) Marketing
3 18 (6.19%) Banking
4 10 (3.44%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.41%) Law
5 7 (2.41%) Retail
6 6 (2.06%) Legal
6 6 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.72%) Military
8 4 (1.37%) Back Office
8 4 (1.37%) Electronics
8 4 (1.37%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.03%) Automotive
9 3 (1.03%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.69%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.69%) German Language
10 2 (0.69%) Local Government
11 1 (0.34%) Billing
11 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (18.21%) Analyst
2 46 (15.81%) Developer
3 35 (12.03%) Business Analyst
4 34 (11.68%) Architect
5 16 (5.50%) Consultant
5 16 (5.50%) Project Manager
6 14 (4.81%) Development Engineer
6 14 (4.81%) Integration Engineer
6 14 (4.81%) Software Development Engineer
6 14 (4.81%) Software Integration Engineer
7 12 (4.12%) Enterprise Architect
7 12 (4.12%) Java Developer
8 9 (3.09%) Data Architect
8 9 (3.09%) Network Specialist
8 9 (3.09%) Process Analyst
9 8 (2.75%) Security Engineer
10 7 (2.41%) Business Process Analyst
10 7 (2.41%) Scrum Master
11 6 (2.06%) IT Manager
11 6 (2.06%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.34%) Web Services
2 24 (8.25%) XML
3 15 (5.15%) J2EE
4 14 (4.81%) HTML
4 14 (4.81%) jQuery
4 14 (4.81%) JSF
4 14 (4.81%) Middleware
5 12 (4.12%) AngularJS
5 12 (4.12%) CSS
5 12 (4.12%) SOAP
6 11 (3.78%) Spring
7 8 (2.75%) JSON
7 8 (2.75%) LDAP
7 8 (2.75%) Sass
8 7 (2.41%) HTML5
8 7 (2.41%) RESTful
9 6 (2.06%) Kafka
9 6 (2.06%) Regular Expression
9 6 (2.06%) XSD
9 6 (2.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.90%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.44%) Virtual Team
4 8 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.75%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.06%) User Experience
7 5 (1.72%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.37%) FMCG
8 4 (1.37%) Robotics
9 3 (1.03%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.03%) Fintech
9 3 (1.03%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.03%) Minimum Viable Product
9 3 (1.03%) NHS
9 3 (1.03%) PMI
10 2 (0.69%) Cyberattack
10 2 (0.69%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 39 (13.40%) Linux
2 31 (10.65%) Windows
3 24 (8.25%) Unix
4 18 (6.19%) Windows Server
5 13 (4.47%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.06%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.37%) Debian
7 4 (1.37%) Fedora
7 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.69%) CentOS
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.34%) AIX
9 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (15.46%) Project Management
3 44 (15.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (12.37%) ITIL
5 35 (12.03%) Change Management
5 35 (12.03%) Scrum
6 33 (11.34%) Process Improvement
7 29 (9.97%) Quality Management
8 28 (9.62%) Service Delivery
9 26 (8.93%) Configuration Management
9 26 (8.93%) DevOps
10 25 (8.59%) Analytics
11 24 (8.25%) BPMN
11 24 (8.25%) Business Analysis
11 24 (8.25%) SOA
11 24 (8.25%) Workflow
12 23 (7.90%) Migration
13 22 (7.56%) Six Sigma
14 21 (7.22%) Asset Management
15 20 (6.87%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 54 (18.56%) Java
2 26 (8.93%) Python
2 26 (8.93%) SQL
3 25 (8.59%) C
4 23 (7.90%) JavaScript
5 14 (4.81%) Perl
5 14 (4.81%) PL/SQL
6 8 (2.75%) C++
7 7 (2.41%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.41%) C#
8 6 (2.06%) Groovy
8 6 (2.06%) PHP
9 5 (1.72%) Scala
10 3 (1.03%) VBA
11 2 (0.69%) Ruby
11 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (11.34%) Degree
2 27 (9.28%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.81%) DV Cleared
4 12 (4.12%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.75%) CISSP
6 6 (2.06%) CCNP
6 6 (2.06%) CEH
6 6 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.06%) SANS
7 5 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.37%) CCNA
9 3 (1.03%) AWS Certification
9 3 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.03%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 3 (1.03%) MBA
9 3 (1.03%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.69%) CCIE
10 2 (0.69%) CISM
10 2 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.15%) QA
2 12 (4.12%) PMO
3 8 (2.75%) GDPR
3 8 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.41%) SLA
5 5 (1.72%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.37%) PA-DSS
7 3 (1.03%) WCAG
8 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.69%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.69%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.34%) COBIT
9 1 (0.34%) IFRS
9 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (7.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.03%) Docker
5 2 (0.69%) Firmware
5 2 (0.69%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.69%) vSphere
6 1 (0.34%) GPFS
6 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (3.09%) Ansible
2 8 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.75%) Puppet
3 4 (1.37%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.69%) vRealize
5 1 (0.34%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.34%) QRadar
5 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (11.00%) SAP
2 30 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.56%) Oracle
4 15 (5.15%) Fujitsu
5 13 (4.47%) Cisco
6 10 (3.44%) ServiceNow
7 8 (2.75%) IBM
7 8 (2.75%) OpenText
7 8 (2.75%) VMware
8 7 (2.41%) Ariba
8 7 (2.41%) Pega
8 7 (2.41%) Splunk
9 6 (2.06%) Citrix
10 5 (1.72%) Progress
10 5 (1.72%) Xerox
11 4 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (1.37%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.37%) Tableau
12 3 (1.03%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.03%) CheckPoint