Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Process Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Process Improvement over the 6 months to 23 November 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 Improvement
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 127 128
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -15
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 31 39 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.02% 1.08% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.26% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 43
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £421 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.10% +12.20% -7.46%
10th Percentile £325 £348 £280
90th Percentile £544 £525 £413
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £415 £375
% change year-on-year +5.42% +10.67% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 - £30.00

Process Improvement 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 advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2584 3105 3759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.86% 86.25% 85.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1780 2037 2588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 62 109
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.64 £10.23 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.50 £40.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.64% +2.52% -

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Process Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in West Yorkshire

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in West Yorkshire

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Improvement in West Yorkshire

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in West Yorkshire

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Leeds +19 23 £443 +4.29% 3
Pontefract - 3 - -
Halifax +11 1 £405 -3.57%
Bradford +8 1 £425 - 2
Process Improvement
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 12 (38.71%) Change Management
3 10 (32.26%) Banking
4 8 (25.81%) Coaching
5 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (22.58%) Business Process Improvement
5 7 (22.58%) Project Management
5 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
5 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.13%) Retail
7 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
7 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (16.13%) Degree
7 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.90%) User Stories
8 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.90%) Feasibility Study
8 4 (12.90%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (12.90%) MySQL
9 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (9.68%) Scrum
9 3 (9.68%) Military
9 3 (9.68%) e-Learning
9 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.68%) Oracle
9 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
9 3 (9.68%) WebLogic

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 3 (9.68%) JBoss
1 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
1 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (3.23%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) SMS
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) FTP
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) SMTP
2 1 (3.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MySQL
2 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Banking
3 5 (16.13%) Retail
4 3 (9.68%) Billing
4 3 (9.68%) Local Government
4 3 (9.68%) Marketing
4 3 (9.68%) Military
5 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Process Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 3 (9.68%) Business Process Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Coordinator
5 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Process Improvement Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Support
5 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Strategy Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
1 3 (9.68%) CSS
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
1 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Velocity
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) e-Learning
4 2 (6.45%) User Experience
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Change Management
2 8 (25.81%) Coaching
3 7 (22.58%) Business Process Improvement
3 7 (22.58%) Project Management
3 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (12.90%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (12.90%) Feasibility Study
6 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.90%) User Stories
7 3 (9.68%) Analytics
7 3 (9.68%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (9.68%) Document Management
7 3 (9.68%) Information Governance
7 3 (9.68%) Line Management
7 3 (9.68%) Logistics
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C
2 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) Go
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) PHP
2 1 (3.23%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) Ruby
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) A+ Certification
2 3 (9.68%) MCDST
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (6.45%) ISEB
4 1 (3.23%) APMG
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) SAP
2 3 (9.68%) Xerox
3 1 (3.23%) Capita
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Workday