The first table below looks at the demand for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 47 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.64% 1.57% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 2.25% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
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£438 £275 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £275 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £275 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -17.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
318 267 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 68.09% 69.71% 58.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 121 122
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 71
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £31.00 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Continuous Improvement
Cambridgeshire

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Dojo
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Big Data
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (25.00%) MS Project
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) JBoss
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) Swing
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) GIS
3 2 (25.00%) Finance

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Manager
3 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) Swing
1 2 (25.00%) Dojo
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
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