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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 46 28 52
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +24
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 25 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.22% 4.74% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 6.40% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 6
Median daily rate £375 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £166 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £415 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +72.18%
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
607 547 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.22% 74.12% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 349 321
Median daily rate £380 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.40% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 20
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 13 (26.53%) Java
2 12 (24.49%) CSS
2 12 (24.49%) HTML
2 12 (24.49%) Selenium
2 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
3 11 (22.45%) QA
4 10 (20.41%) Mentoring
4 10 (20.41%) SQL
5 9 (18.37%) MS Office
5 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
5 9 (18.37%) Project Management
5 9 (18.37%) Finance
6 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (16.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (16.33%) Mobile App
6 8 (16.33%) WebDriver
6 8 (16.33%) Cucumber
6 8 (16.33%) BDD
6 8 (16.33%) Functional Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (16.33%) QA Automation
7 7 (14.29%) Coaching
7 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.29%) Logistics
7 7 (14.29%) ITIL
8 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
8 6 (12.24%) VMware
8 6 (12.24%) SCOM
9 5 (10.20%) Performance Management
9 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 5 (10.20%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.16%) Documentum
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
1 9 (18.37%) MS Office
2 8 (16.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) SAP PM
2 2 (4.08%) Maximo
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.04%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) 3G
1 3 (6.12%) LTE
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) LDAP
2 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Selenium
2 8 (16.33%) Cucumber
2 8 (16.33%) WebDriver
3 3 (6.12%) LSMW
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Publishing
2 4 (8.16%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Billing
3 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) Automation Tester
1 8 (16.33%) QA Automation Tester
1 8 (16.33%) QA Tester
1 8 (16.33%) Tester
2 6 (12.24%) Consultant
2 6 (12.24%) DBA
3 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.20%) SQL DBA
4 4 (8.16%) Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (8.16%) Test Automation Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Business Change Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) SAP PM Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) CSS
1 12 (24.49%) HTML
2 3 (6.12%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) LIMS
4 2 (4.08%) CESG
4 2 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.08%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.04%) CMDB
5 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) EPoS
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Unix
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
2 10 (20.41%) Mentoring
3 9 (18.37%) Project Management
4 8 (16.33%) BDD
4 8 (16.33%) Functional Testing
4 8 (16.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (16.33%) QA Automation
5 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.29%) Coaching
5 7 (14.29%) ITIL
5 7 (14.29%) Logistics
6 5 (10.20%) Business Transformation
6 5 (10.20%) Change Management
6 5 (10.20%) Performance Management
6 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (8.16%) Case Management
7 4 (8.16%) Demand Management
7 4 (8.16%) ITIL V3
7 4 (8.16%) OOP
7 4 (8.16%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) Java
2 10 (20.41%) SQL
3 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
4 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.12%) ABAP
6 1 (2.04%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.08%) CEH
3 2 (4.08%) CISM
3 2 (4.08%) CISSP
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) LPIC
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) QA
2 3 (6.12%) SLA
3 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) SCOM
2 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) VMware
2 4 (8.16%) EMC
2 4 (8.16%) Pega
3 3 (6.12%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) Informatica
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) Trillium
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Spring Technology
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