The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 62 76 75
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 50 43 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.50% 1.69% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 2.17% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 19
Median daily rate £444 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £294 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £700 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £19.96 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+37.77% -6.61%
Continuous Improvement
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1592 1981 1948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.72% 77.72% 73.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 1055 1030
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 93 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bracknell +8 8 £381 +17.30% 1
Reading 0 8 £650 +85.71% 4
Slough +14 5 £315 -12.50% 5
Maidenhead +5 4 £425 - 1
Newbury +1 2 £500 +163.15% 3
Windsor - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 35 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.22%) Scrum
3 18 (20.00%) Finance
3 18 (20.00%) ITIL
4 16 (17.78%) Project Management
4 16 (17.78%) Service Management
4 16 (17.78%) Telecoms
5 15 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 14 (15.56%) TDD
7 13 (14.44%) MS Excel
7 13 (14.44%) Degree
7 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
7 13 (14.44%) Process Improvement
8 12 (13.33%) Java
8 12 (13.33%) SLA
9 11 (12.22%) Legal
9 11 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (12.22%) Huawei
9 11 (12.22%) Problem Management
10 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 10 (11.11%) High Availability
10 10 (11.11%) Oracle
11 9 (10.00%) Management Information System
11 9 (10.00%) Business Analysis
11 9 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 9 (10.00%) Kanban
11 9 (10.00%) QA
11 9 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
12 8 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (8.89%) AngularJS

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 7 (7.78%) Drupal
1 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.67%) Confluence
3 2 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (14.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) MS Office
2 5 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.11%) HFM
2 1 (1.11%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.11%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.67%) Amazon Kinesis
1 6 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 6 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) 3G
1 4 (4.44%) 4G
1 4 (4.44%) Internet
1 4 (4.44%) LTE
2 2 (2.22%) 2G
2 2 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.11%) Firewall
3 1 (1.11%) Junos
3 1 (1.11%) MRTG
3 1 (1.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.44%) RDBMS
2 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.22%) MS Access
4 1 (1.11%) Big Data
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.11%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) JIRA
2 6 (6.67%) Gatling
2 6 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.11%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.11%) gulp
4 1 (1.11%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (1.11%) JUnit
General
1 18 (20.00%) Finance
2 16 (17.78%) Telecoms
3 11 (12.22%) Legal
4 4 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.44%) Retail
5 2 (2.22%) Law
5 2 (2.22%) Publishing
6 1 (1.11%) Games
6 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (32.22%) Analyst
2 14 (15.56%) Business Analyst
3 11 (12.22%) Problem Manager
4 10 (11.11%) Developer
5 7 (7.78%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Scrum Master
6 6 (6.67%) Transition Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) Architect
7 5 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (4.44%) Business Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Finance Business Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Financial Business Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Oracle Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Oracle Business Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Oracle Financials Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Oracle Financials Business Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Service Desk Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) AngularJS
2 7 (7.78%) HTML
2 7 (7.78%) Web Services
3 6 (6.67%) CSS
3 6 (6.67%) CSS3
3 6 (6.67%) HTML5
3 6 (6.67%) LESS
3 6 (6.67%) Node.js
3 6 (6.67%) RESTful
3 6 (6.67%) Sass
4 2 (2.22%) .NET
5 1 (1.11%) DCOM
5 1 (1.11%) Java EE
5 1 (1.11%) jQuery
5 1 (1.11%) MAPI
5 1 (1.11%) OOCSS
5 1 (1.11%) React
5 1 (1.11%) Symfony
5 1 (1.11%) WCF
5 1 (1.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (4.44%) Fintech
4 3 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (3.33%) PMI
5 1 (1.11%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.11%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.11%) Statistics
5 1 (1.11%) User Experience
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.22%) Windows
2 1 (1.11%) Android
2 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.11%) Linux
2 1 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.22%) Scrum
3 18 (20.00%) ITIL
4 16 (17.78%) Project Management
4 16 (17.78%) Service Management
5 15 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 14 (15.56%) TDD
7 13 (14.44%) Process Improvement
8 11 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (12.22%) Problem Management
9 10 (11.11%) High Availability
10 9 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 9 (10.00%) Kanban
10 9 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
10 9 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 8 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (7.78%) Line Management
12 7 (7.78%) Performance Improvement
12 7 (7.78%) SDLC
12 7 (7.78%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.33%) Java
2 8 (8.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.78%) PHP
4 3 (3.33%) SQL
5 1 (1.11%) C
5 1 (1.11%) C#
5 1 (1.11%) C++
5 1 (1.11%) Perl
5 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.11%) Python
5 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (14.44%) Degree
1 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.78%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) CIPD
4 3 (3.33%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.33%) PMP
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.11%) ACCA
6 1 (1.11%) CCNA
6 1 (1.11%) CCNP
6 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.11%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.33%) SLA
2 9 (10.00%) QA
3 3 (3.33%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.11%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Huawei
2 10 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (4.44%) Citrix
3 4 (4.44%) Cramer
3 4 (4.44%) Nokia Networks
3 4 (4.44%) Nortel
3 4 (4.44%) Tellabs
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco
5 2 (2.22%) Ericsson
5 2 (2.22%) Remedy
6 1 (1.11%) Adobe
6 1 (1.11%) Avaya
6 1 (1.11%) BMC
6 1 (1.11%) Clearswift
6 1 (1.11%) HP
6 1 (1.11%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.11%) Juniper
6 1 (1.11%) SAP
6 1 (1.11%) VMware
Slough, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £401 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago