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 3 months to 28 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 Improvement
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 111 91
Rank change year-on-year +36 -20  
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 25 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.73% 0.49% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 0.56% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 16
Median daily rate £420 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £241 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £456 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -0.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £21.32 £30.00
% change year-on-year +99.34% -28.93%  

Process Improvement 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1247 1778 1801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.42% 87.37% 85.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3212 4826 5199
Median daily rate £408 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +19.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £309 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 28 68
Median hourly rate £10.00 £14.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% -58.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £10.20 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £180.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
Leeds +36 21 £400 +15.94% 3
Bradford +9 1 £425 +46.55% 1
Halifax +8 1 £428 +5.55%
Process Improvement
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) C
3 9 (24.32%) Finance
4 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
5 7 (18.92%) Service Design
5 7 (18.92%) Scrum
5 7 (18.92%) Banking
5 7 (18.92%) ITIL
6 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (16.22%) Retail
6 6 (16.22%) Analytics
7 5 (13.51%) Coaching
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (13.51%) Minimum Viable Product
7 5 (13.51%) DevOps
7 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) WAN
7 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
8 4 (10.81%) Service Management
8 4 (10.81%) Six Sigma
8 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.81%) SLA
8 4 (10.81%) Mathematics
8 4 (10.81%) Logistics
8 4 (10.81%) Billing
8 4 (10.81%) Web Services
8 4 (10.81%) SDLC
9 3 (8.11%) User Experience

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 2 (5.41%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) JBoss
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) MS Access
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 6 (16.22%) Retail
4 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
5 4 (10.81%) Billing
6 3 (8.11%) Military
7 1 (2.70%) Back Office
7 1 (2.70%) Marketing
7 1 (2.70%) Publishing
7 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Designer
4 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
4 3 (8.11%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Process Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Telecoms Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) PMO Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Process Improvement Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Product Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) RESTful
2 2 (5.41%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Minimum Viable Product
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) e-Learning
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) CMDB
3 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) EPoS
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Android
1 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) Scrum
3 7 (18.92%) Service Design
4 6 (16.22%) Analytics
5 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
5 5 (13.51%) Coaching
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (13.51%) DevOps
5 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.81%) Logistics
6 4 (10.81%) Mathematics
6 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.81%) SDLC
6 4 (10.81%) Service Management
6 4 (10.81%) Six Sigma
7 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) C
2 2 (5.41%) Apple Swift
2 2 (5.41%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) A+ Certification
1 3 (8.11%) ISEB
1 3 (8.11%) MCDST
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.70%) PMP
3 1 (2.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle
1 3 (8.11%) Xerox
2 2 (5.41%) Sage
2 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.41%) Siebel
3 1 (2.70%) Progress
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £430 to £463 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Posted: 6 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14.00 - £14.40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago