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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 62 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 10 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.25% 2.24% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 2.63% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 9
Median daily rate £488 £500 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £375 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £573 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%
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
684 990 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.50% 85.12% 76.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 684 325
Median daily rate £413 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 46
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.33 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.17% -38.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -1 3 £538 +2.38% 2
Chester +1 2 £413 +10.00% 2
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (38.24%) Finance
4 12 (35.29%) QA
5 11 (32.35%) Coaching
6 10 (29.41%) User Experience
6 10 (29.41%) Change Management
7 9 (26.47%) Scrum
7 9 (26.47%) Time Management
8 8 (23.53%) Java
9 7 (20.59%) Project Management
10 6 (17.65%) CRM
10 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (14.71%) Oracle
11 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
11 5 (14.71%) Kanban
11 5 (14.71%) Open Source
11 5 (14.71%) Big Data
11 5 (14.71%) ServiceNow
11 5 (14.71%) Procure-to-Pay
12 4 (11.76%) People Management
12 4 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
12 4 (11.76%) Web Development
12 4 (11.76%) Web Services
12 4 (11.76%) ITIL
12 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
12 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
13 3 (8.82%) Migration
13 3 (8.82%) ERP

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 2 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Network Security
2 2 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (14.71%) Big Data
3 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
1 1 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Scrum Master
4 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 4 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Delivery Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Operations Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Scrum Master
4 4 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Lead Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Business Finance Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Finance Business Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Product Manager
7 1 (2.94%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (32.35%) Coaching
4 10 (29.41%) Change Management
5 9 (26.47%) Scrum
5 9 (26.47%) Time Management
6 7 (20.59%) Project Management
7 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (17.65%) CRM
8 5 (14.71%) Kanban
8 5 (14.71%) Open Source
8 5 (14.71%) Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 4 (11.76%) ITIL
9 4 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (11.76%) People Management
9 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
9 4 (11.76%) Web Development
10 3 (8.82%) ERP
10 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) Java
2 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) PHP
4 2 (5.88%) C
4 2 (5.88%) C++
4 2 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.94%) CISMP
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (35.29%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
1 5 (14.71%) ServiceNow
2 2 (5.88%) Adobe
2 2 (5.88%) Ariba
2 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) BT
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Tableau
3 1 (2.94%) Talend
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