The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 22 June 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.

Process Management
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 132 112
Rank change year-on-year +25 -20  
Contract jobs citing Process Management 8 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.30% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.36% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 7
Median daily rate £475 £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% +57.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £380 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £343 £425
% change year-on-year +29.56% -19.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.39 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +57.96%  

Process Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1689 2489 1879
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.28% 82.75% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 1484 1183
Median daily rate £404 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.93% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 53 79
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Process Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Process Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Process Management in the West Midlands

Process Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Management in the West Midlands

Process Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Management in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Management in the West Midlands

Process Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Management in the West Midlands

Process Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Birmingham +13 3 £475 -17.39%
Coventry +16 2 £460 -
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £475 -
Process Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Process Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Process Management.

1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) BCP
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) SLA
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008

Process Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (7.69%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA Agile
General
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) DBA
2 2 (15.38%) Production DBA
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Production DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Coach
3 1 (7.69%) BPM Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Change Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Change and Release Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Defect Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Environment And Release Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Release Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Release Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior WebOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) BCP
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
3 2 (15.38%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Presales
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Server Building
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Scala
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Capita
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) WSO2