The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 42 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.31% - 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% - 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£375 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £11.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+104.54% -33.33%
Continuous Improvement
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
301 191 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.00% 69.20% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 116 86
Average daily rate £450 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -56.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Bedfordshire region.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Bedfordshire region.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 2 £319 - 3
Bedford - 1 £688 -
Biggleswade - - - -
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement.

1 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (26.67%) Coaching
4 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) Middleware
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (20.00%) PaaS
5 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (13.33%) Social Media
6 2 (13.33%) People Management
6 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) VBScript
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) SLA
6 2 (13.33%) WebTrends

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) PaaS
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Web Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Buyer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Buyer
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Integration Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Procurement Officer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Chief Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Social Media
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Coaching
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (13.33%) People Management
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Content Management
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.67%) Kanban
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) VBScript
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) NEC
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