The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 53 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 15 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.94% 0.75% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 1.09% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £160 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -36.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £160 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £652 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.13% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.71 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-23.09% +7.41%
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
507 458 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 65.67% 68.87% 67.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 308 250
Average daily rate £375 £361 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £175.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.14% +821.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) Change Management
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 4 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Management
4 3 (10.71%) Degree
4 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.71%) MS Office
4 3 (10.71%) OO
4 3 (10.71%) ISEB
5 2 (7.14%) Firmware
5 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 2 (7.14%) Balanced Scorecard
5 2 (7.14%) JMeter
5 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) ETL
5 2 (7.14%) LAN
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
5 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.14%) DCOM
5 2 (7.14%) Windows
5 2 (7.14%) T-SQL

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
3 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JMeter
1 2 (7.14%) Maven
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Project Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Business Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) DBA
5 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.14%) IT Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Sourcing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) J2EE
1 2 (7.14%) DCOM
1 2 (7.14%) Java EE
1 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
1 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
1 2 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Firmware
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.57%) SCADA
2 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
1 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Project Management
2 4 (14.29%) Change Management
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 4 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Management
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.71%) OO
4 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.14%) ETL
4 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma
4 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
4 2 (7.14%) Balanced Scorecard
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.14%) Memory Management
4 2 (7.14%) TDD
4 2 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) IIBA
2 1 (3.57%) CBAP
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) CCNP
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) WMI
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) OPNET
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.14%) HP
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco
2 1 (3.57%) BMC
2 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
2 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
2 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
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