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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 54 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 10 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.35% 0.76% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.15% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £160 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -44.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £160 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £652 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £335 £370
% change year-on-year
+16.41% -9.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +42.85%
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
491 435 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 66.26% 66.21% 67.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 289 249
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 9
Average hourly rate £23.00 £175.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.85% +821.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £175.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Management
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
4 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) MS Office
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) OO
5 3 (11.54%) ISEB
5 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
5 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
5 3 (11.54%) Supplier Management
5 3 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
6 2 (7.69%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) J2EE
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (7.69%) SAP
6 2 (7.69%) DCOM
6 2 (7.69%) Windows
6 2 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (7.69%) CRM
6 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
6 2 (7.69%) LAN
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.69%) HP

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JMeter
1 2 (7.69%) Maven
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Project Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Business Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Sourcing Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Services Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Product Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) J2EE
1 2 (7.69%) DCOM
1 2 (7.69%) Java EE
1 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
1 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
1 2 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Firmware
2 1 (3.85%) SCADA
2 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
1 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Project Management
2 5 (19.23%) Performance Management
3 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) Change Management
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.54%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) Supplier Management
4 3 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
4 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
5 2 (7.69%) Software Distribution
5 2 (7.69%) Low Latency
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) IIBA
3 1 (3.85%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) WMI
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
1 2 (7.69%) SAP
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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