The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 56 75 55
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 15 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.82% 0.94% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 1.16% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 11
Median daily rate £449 £283 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.84% -19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £133 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £411 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.35 - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%
Continuous Improvement
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
672 1116 893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.45% 80.93% 76.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 634 492
Median daily rate £430 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.96% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 33
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £9.48 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Milton Keynes +17 12 £449 +58.84%
Beaconsfield - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 19 (45.24%) Retail
2 16 (38.10%) Finance
3 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.43%) Java
4 9 (21.43%) Oracle
4 9 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 8 (19.05%) ITIL
5 8 (19.05%) Supplier Management
6 7 (16.67%) Degree
6 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 7 (16.67%) Python
6 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 7 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (16.67%) DevOps
6 7 (16.67%) Software Delivery
7 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
7 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 6 (14.29%) Scrum
7 6 (14.29%) ERP
7 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 5 (11.90%) Project Management
9 4 (9.52%) Automotive
9 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.52%) B2C
9 4 (9.52%) SQL
9 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
9 4 (9.52%) COBIT
9 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.38%) CMS
1 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) ATM
1 2 (4.76%) Broadband
2 1 (2.38%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.14%) Big Data
3 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) Redis
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) HP UFT
1 2 (4.76%) JMeter
1 2 (4.76%) Selenium
1 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (45.24%) Retail
2 16 (38.10%) Finance
3 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 4 (9.52%) Automotive
5 3 (7.14%) Banking
6 2 (4.76%) German Language
6 2 (4.76%) Legal
6 2 (4.76%) Military
7 1 (2.38%) Electronics
7 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) IT Manager
2 9 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 7 (16.67%) Development Manager
3 7 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
3 7 (16.67%) Software Manager
4 6 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
4 6 (14.29%) Senior IT Manager
4 6 (14.29%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Manager
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (11.90%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Chief Technology Officer
6 4 (9.52%) Head of Information
6 4 (9.52%) Head of Information Systems
6 4 (9.52%) Head of Strategy
6 4 (9.52%) Supplier Manager
7 3 (7.14%) ERP Manager
7 3 (7.14%) ERP Project Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Supply Chain Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Supply Chain Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.38%) JSON
3 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) User Experience
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) IVR
3 2 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Unix
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 8 (19.05%) ITIL
3 8 (19.05%) Supplier Management
4 7 (16.67%) DevOps
4 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 7 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 7 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (14.29%) ERP
5 6 (14.29%) Scrum
6 5 (11.90%) Project Management
7 4 (9.52%) B2C
7 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.14%) Line Management
8 3 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) Java
2 7 (16.67%) Python
3 4 (9.52%) SQL
4 2 (4.76%) C#
4 2 (4.76%) VBScript
5 1 (2.38%) JCL
5 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.38%) Scala
5 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 3 (7.14%) PMP
2 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.76%) CITP
3 2 (4.76%) MBA
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) COBIT
2 3 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Avaya
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) SAP