The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 47 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 12 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.79% 0.80% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.00% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 7
Median daily rate £494 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.07% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £278 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £350 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £19.96 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+31.51% -6.61%
Continuous Improvement
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
561 802 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.73% 80.28% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 558 313
Median daily rate £413 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 38
Median hourly rate £19.64 £18.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
Warrington +2 6 £619 +76.78%
Chester +4 4 £425 +63.77% 1
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
2 8 (47.06%) Project Management
2 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (47.06%) Coaching
3 7 (41.18%) Change Management
3 7 (41.18%) QA
3 7 (41.18%) Time Management
3 7 (41.18%) Kanban
4 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (23.53%) User Experience
6 3 (17.65%) Big Data
6 3 (17.65%) Web Development
6 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) CRM
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 2 (11.76%) PHP
7 2 (11.76%) ERP
7 2 (11.76%) Open Source
7 2 (11.76%) Network Security
7 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
7 2 (11.76%) SDLC
8 1 (5.88%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
8 1 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (5.88%) Contract Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Scrum Master
1 4 (23.53%) Scrum Master
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) IT Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Security Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.88%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.88%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Coaching
2 8 (47.06%) Project Management
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
2 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (41.18%) Change Management
3 7 (41.18%) Kanban
3 7 (41.18%) Time Management
4 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) Web Development
6 2 (11.76%) ERP
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Tableau
1 1 (5.88%) Talend