Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 22 September 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 Improvement
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 79 73
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 -8
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 27 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.85% 1.38% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 1.60% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 10
Wiltshire median daily rate £418 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £326 £345 £354
90th Percentile £506 £436 £516
South West median daily rate £405 £379 £415
% change year-on-year +6.93% -8.73% -5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year +45.16% - -

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,254 1,127 1,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 85.89% 86.49% 82.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 733 703
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £278 £255
90th Percentile £613 £590 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 25 25
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +66.67%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.00 £76.75
South West median hourly rate £41.85 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +10.00% -5.41%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Wiltshire

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in Wiltshire

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Improvement in Wiltshire

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in Wiltshire

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Swindon -12 13 £400 +14.29% 1
Corsham - 2 - -
Salisbury - 2 £425 -
Process Improvement
South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement 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 across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
4 5 (18.52%) Project Management
4 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (18.52%) People Management
5 4 (14.81%) SDLC
5 4 (14.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
5 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Lean Six Sigma
5 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) Back Office
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) Middleware
5 4 (14.81%) Six Sigma
6 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.11%) PMP
6 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 3 (11.11%) Migration
6 3 (11.11%) Logistics
6 3 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 3 (11.11%) Release Management
6 3 (11.11%) QA

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (7.41%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Gradle
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 4 (14.81%) Back Office
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Automotive
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Test Leader
4 3 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Change and Configuration Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Change Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL Change Manager
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL Configuration Manager
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Lean Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Software Configuration Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) WSDL
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) CMDB
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 5 (18.52%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (18.52%) People Management
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Engineering
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 4 (14.81%) SDLC
4 4 (14.81%) Six Sigma
4 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Coaching
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) PMP
2 3 (11.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.70%) NetIQ Identity Manager
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) NetIQ