Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 21 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 149 145
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4 -22
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 44 57 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.99% 1.06% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.26% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 54
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.48% +10.67% -5.66%
10th Percentile £315 £274 £283
90th Percentile £546 £517 £484
England median daily rate £425 £430 £413
% change year-on-year -1.05% +4.12% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 - £30.00
England median hourly rate £23.68 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -12.29% -10.00% +20.00%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3706 4538 5120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.36% 84.08% 83.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2955 3510
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £260
90th Percentile £550 £550 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 130 179
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.98 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.63 £34.41
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

Process Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Process Improvement in Yorkshire

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Process Improvement in Yorkshire

Process Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Process Improvement in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Process Improvement in Yorkshire

Process Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Process Improvement in Yorkshire

Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
West Yorkshire +11 31 £439 +4.34% 13
South Yorkshire +8 5 £432 +41.48% 6
North Yorkshire +11 3 £450 - 2
Process Improvement
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 16 (36.36%) Change Management
3 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 10 (22.73%) Banking
6 10 (22.73%) Service Delivery
7 8 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 8 (18.18%) Coaching
8 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (15.91%) Retail
8 7 (15.91%) Project Management
8 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
9 6 (13.64%) User Stories
9 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (11.36%) User Experience
10 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
10 5 (11.36%) Acceptance Criteria
10 5 (11.36%) Degree
10 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
10 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
11 4 (9.09%) SLA
11 4 (9.09%) SMS
11 4 (9.09%) MySQL
11 4 (9.09%) Oracle
11 4 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
11 4 (9.09%) Logistics
11 4 (9.09%) Scrum
11 4 (9.09%) Feasibility Study

Process Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (6.82%) JBoss
1 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
1 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (2.27%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) SMS
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) FTP
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) SMTP
3 1 (2.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) MySQL
2 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) YouTrack
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Banking
3 7 (15.91%) Retail
4 3 (6.82%) Billing
4 3 (6.82%) Local Government
4 3 (6.82%) Marketing
4 3 (6.82%) Military
5 2 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Process Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Business Process Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Process Improvement Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 3 (6.82%) Coordinator
6 3 (6.82%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.82%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (4.55%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
1 3 (6.82%) CSS
1 3 (6.82%) HTML
1 3 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) Velocity
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 5 (11.36%) User Experience
4 3 (6.82%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Change Management
2 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 10 (22.73%) Service Delivery
5 8 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 8 (18.18%) Coaching
6 7 (15.91%) Project Management
6 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (13.64%) User Stories
8 5 (11.36%) Acceptance Criteria
8 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.09%) BDD
9 4 (9.09%) Feasibility Study
9 4 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
9 4 (9.09%) Logistics
9 4 (9.09%) Scrum
9 4 (9.09%) SFIA
9 4 (9.09%) Software Delivery
9 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) C
2 2 (4.55%) Python
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.27%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) Go
3 1 (2.27%) Perl
3 1 (2.27%) PHP
3 1 (2.27%) Ruby
3 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) A+ Certification
2 3 (6.82%) MCDST
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (2.27%) APMG
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
1 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco
3 3 (6.82%) SAP
3 3 (6.82%) Xerox
4 1 (2.27%) Capita
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Tableau