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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 67 66 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.58% 0.83% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.04% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 10
Median daily rate £450 £436 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +24.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £18.05 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+45.42% -19.77%

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
706 768 926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 82.28% 80.08% 80.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 367 496
Median daily rate £400 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 40
Median hourly rate £38.50 £15.57 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.27% +3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £10.24 £8.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +8 5 £450 +3.15% 2
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Retail
3 6 (35.29%) Automotive
3 6 (35.29%) Supplier Management
4 5 (29.41%) CRM
4 5 (29.41%) SLA
4 5 (29.41%) Avaya
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (23.53%) Legal
6 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) CMS
6 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (17.65%) Banking
6 3 (17.65%) Business Development
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) B2C
6 3 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (17.65%) User Experience
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (17.65%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (11.76%) Coaching
7 2 (11.76%) German Language
7 2 (11.76%) Change Management
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) MS Excel

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 3 (17.65%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) 3G
1 1 (5.88%) 4G
1 1 (5.88%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Retail
3 6 (35.29%) Automotive
4 4 (23.53%) Legal
5 3 (17.65%) Banking
5 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
6 2 (11.76%) German Language
7 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Operations Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) IT Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Supplier Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Coach
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Scrum Master
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Finance Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Finance Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Mortgage Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum Master
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) JSON
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
1 3 (17.65%) Performance Metrics
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Supplier Management
2 5 (29.41%) CRM
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) B2C
4 3 (17.65%) Business Development
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Regulatory Compliance
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) MapReduce
6 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) Scala
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CEH
2 1 (5.88%) CREST Certified
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) OSCP
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Avaya
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft