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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 32 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.60% 0.27% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 0.32% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £385 £290 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.75% -23.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%

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
247 316 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.91% 84.04% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 197 152
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 15
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £29.00 £23.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) Law
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) SAS
2 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) CA
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) BPR
2 2 (25.00%) Brocade
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Riverbed

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 (25.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) CRM Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) CRM Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Python Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Java Scrum Master
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) PMO Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum Master
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) ASIC
2 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (25.00%) BPR
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
1 2 (25.00%) KVM
1 2 (25.00%) LXC
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Brocade
1 2 (25.00%) CA
1 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
1 2 (25.00%) Vyatta