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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 43 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 16 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.40% 1.52% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 2.15% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 3
Average daily rate £444 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £205 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £410 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +78.57%
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
519 418 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.81% 70.37% 68.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 254 227
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.68 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 6 (31.58%) ITIL
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Change Control
3 4 (21.05%) Coaching
3 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) SLA
4 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.79%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) MS Office
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 3 (15.79%) ITSM
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
5 2 (10.53%) Billing
5 2 (10.53%) Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) TOGAF

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (10.53%) IBM Notes
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (5.26%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) VoIP
General
1 5 (26.32%) Banking
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Billing
3 2 (10.53%) Front Office
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Deskside Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Deskside Support
4 2 (10.53%) Deskside Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Head of Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Office Support
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
4 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
5 1 (5.26%) Derivative
5 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
5 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Change Control
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) Coaching
2 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
3 3 (15.79%) ITSM
3 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.53%) Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Master Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MBA
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
2 2 (10.53%) Lotus
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) DataFlux
3 1 (5.26%) Informatica
3 1 (5.26%) SunGard
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase
3 1 (5.26%) Trillium
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