The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 31 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.02% 0.91% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 1.06% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £424 £290 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.12% -31.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £19.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.69% -15.53%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
267 282 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 77.17% 85.45% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 168 162
Median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £288 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £37.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge 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 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 22 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
2 3 (27.27%) MSI
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Application Discovery
3 2 (18.18%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) SCCM
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) KVM
3 2 (18.18%) Vyatta
3 2 (18.18%) Docker
3 2 (18.18%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (18.18%) LXC
3 2 (18.18%) Veeva
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) AdminStudio
3 2 (18.18%) BPR
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) C

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (18.18%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
1 2 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MSI
2 2 (18.18%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Packager
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) CRM Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) CRM Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Python Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Java Scrum Master
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum Master
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) ASIC
2 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Application Discovery
2 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (18.18%) BPR
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
1 2 (18.18%) C++
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (18.18%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) KVM
2 2 (18.18%) LXC
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Brocade
1 2 (18.18%) CA
1 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
1 2 (18.18%) Vyatta
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft