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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
South East / Berkshire
Rank 38 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -2
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 78 42 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.87% 1.67% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.84% 2.06% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 23
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £250 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £700 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 £175.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%

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
1613 2043 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.09% 81.14% 74.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 1082 1052
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 62 44
Median hourly rate £23.34 £15.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.04% -44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 February 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
Reading +12 20 £450 +12.50% 4
Maidenhead +7 16 £525 -
Bracknell - 11 £500 -
Slough +4 2 £550 +37.50% 1
Hungerford - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 54 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.25%) Telecoms
3 30 (25.21%) Project Management
4 28 (23.53%) Finance
5 20 (16.81%) Scrum
5 20 (16.81%) Service Management
5 20 (16.81%) Java
6 18 (15.13%) Security Cleared
6 18 (15.13%) Process Improvement
7 16 (13.45%) Coaching
7 16 (13.45%) Retail
7 16 (13.45%) Degree
8 15 (12.61%) TDD
8 15 (12.61%) Service Delivery
8 15 (12.61%) Mentoring
9 14 (11.76%) Oracle
9 14 (11.76%) ITIL
9 14 (11.76%) Business Analysis
9 14 (11.76%) SC Cleared
10 13 (10.92%) SLA
10 13 (10.92%) Software Delivery
11 12 (10.08%) SharePoint
11 12 (10.08%) Change Management
11 12 (10.08%) Programme Management
12 11 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (9.24%) Management Information System
12 11 (9.24%) PRINCE2
13 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
13 10 (8.40%) Performance Management
13 10 (8.40%) Huawei

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 12 (10.08%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.88%) Drupal
3 4 (3.36%) Confluence
4 2 (1.68%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.84%) Apache
5 1 (0.84%) CMS
5 1 (0.84%) IIS
5 1 (0.84%) JBoss
5 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.20%) MS Office
4 3 (2.52%) MS Project
4 3 (2.52%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (3.36%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.84%) HFM
2 1 (0.84%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.36%) Amazon Kinesis
2 4 (3.36%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (3.36%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (2.52%) Office 365
4 1 (0.84%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) Internet
2 5 (4.20%) 3G
2 5 (4.20%) 4G
3 3 (2.52%) LTE
4 2 (1.68%) 2G
4 2 (1.68%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (1.68%) IMAP
4 2 (1.68%) LAN
4 2 (1.68%) LDAP
4 2 (1.68%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.68%) SMPP
4 2 (1.68%) SMTP
4 2 (1.68%) WAN
5 1 (0.84%) CTI
5 1 (0.84%) Junos
5 1 (0.84%) MRTG
5 1 (0.84%) SMS
5 1 (0.84%) SNMP
5 1 (0.84%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (0.84%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.04%) RDBMS
1 6 (5.04%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.68%) Big Data
4 2 (1.68%) MS Access
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (5.88%) JIRA
2 4 (3.36%) Gatling
2 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.36%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.68%) JUnit
4 1 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.84%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.84%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.84%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.84%) NUnit
4 1 (0.84%) Selenium
4 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (30.25%) Telecoms
2 28 (23.53%) Finance
3 16 (13.45%) Retail
4 9 (7.56%) Legal
5 6 (5.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.68%) Back Office
6 2 (1.68%) Law
6 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.68%) Marketing
6 2 (1.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.84%) Advertising
7 1 (0.84%) French Language
Job Titles
1 35 (29.41%) Analyst
2 19 (15.97%) Business Analyst
3 11 (9.24%) Developer
4 10 (8.40%) Architect
5 8 (6.72%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
5 8 (6.72%) Performance Manager
5 8 (6.72%) Quality Manager
5 8 (6.72%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 7 (5.88%) Problem Manager
7 6 (5.04%) Business Architect
7 6 (5.04%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (5.04%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (5.04%) Telecoms Analyst
7 6 (5.04%) Telecoms Architect
8 5 (4.20%) Finance Business Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Financial Business Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Oracle Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Oracle Business Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Oracle Financials Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) Oracle Financials Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.20%) AngularJS
1 5 (4.20%) Web Services
2 4 (3.36%) CSS
2 4 (3.36%) CSS3
2 4 (3.36%) HTML
2 4 (3.36%) HTML5
2 4 (3.36%) LESS
2 4 (3.36%) Node.js
2 4 (3.36%) RESTful
2 4 (3.36%) Sass
3 3 (2.52%) SOAP
4 2 (1.68%) CORBA
5 1 (0.84%) .NET
5 1 (0.84%) Apache CXF
5 1 (0.84%) Java EE
5 1 (0.84%) Middleware
5 1 (0.84%) React
5 1 (0.84%) REST
5 1 (0.84%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.04%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.04%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.52%) User Experience
5 2 (1.68%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.84%) IVR
6 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.84%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.68%) Linux
1 2 (1.68%) Unix
1 2 (1.68%) Windows
2 1 (0.84%) Android
2 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (45.38%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.21%) Project Management
3 20 (16.81%) Scrum
3 20 (16.81%) Service Management
4 18 (15.13%) Process Improvement
5 16 (13.45%) Coaching
6 15 (12.61%) Mentoring
6 15 (12.61%) Service Delivery
6 15 (12.61%) TDD
7 14 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 14 (11.76%) ITIL
8 13 (10.92%) Software Delivery
9 12 (10.08%) Change Management
9 12 (10.08%) Programme Management
10 11 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (9.24%) PRINCE2
11 10 (8.40%) Performance Management
12 9 (7.56%) Matrix Organization
12 9 (7.56%) People Management
12 9 (7.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.81%) Java
2 7 (5.88%) PHP
3 5 (4.20%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.36%) SQL
5 2 (1.68%) C++
5 2 (1.68%) Python
5 2 (1.68%) Ruby
6 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.84%) C
6 1 (0.84%) Perl
6 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (15.13%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.45%) Degree
3 14 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 10 (8.40%) CIPD
5 9 (7.56%) APMP
6 8 (6.72%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.84%) CCNA
8 1 (0.84%) CCNP
8 1 (0.84%) HNC
8 1 (0.84%) HND
8 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.84%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.84%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.84%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.92%) SLA
2 9 (7.56%) P3O
3 7 (5.88%) QA
4 1 (0.84%) RMADS
4 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.84%) Ansible
2 1 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.84%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.84%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 14 (11.76%) Oracle
2 10 (8.40%) Huawei
3 7 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.52%) Cisco
4 3 (2.52%) Citrix
4 3 (2.52%) Cramer
4 3 (2.52%) Nokia Networks
4 3 (2.52%) Nortel
4 3 (2.52%) Tellabs
5 2 (1.68%) Remedy
6 1 (0.84%) Adobe
6 1 (0.84%) Avaya
6 1 (0.84%) Clearswift
6 1 (0.84%) Cognos
6 1 (0.84%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.84%) HP
6 1 (0.84%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.84%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.84%) Juniper
6 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
Reading, Berkshire
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary/day rate
Posted: 21 days ago