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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 54 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 16 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.05% 2.45% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 2.93% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 6
Median daily rate £493 £500 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.50% +32.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £368 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £711 £560 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £393
% change year-on-year
+3.55% -1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+14.13% +21.85%
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
656 819 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.99% 83.66% 75.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 497 314
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 29 32
Median hourly rate £62.50 £33.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.39% -2.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 July 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 July 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 9 £668 +27.23%
Macclesfield -1 2 £350 -17.64%
Knutsford 0 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 8 (29.63%) QA
3 8 (29.63%) User Experience
4 6 (22.22%) Change Management
4 6 (22.22%) Coaching
5 5 (18.52%) ServiceNow
5 5 (18.52%) Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (18.52%) Time Management
5 5 (18.52%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle
6 4 (14.81%) Web Services
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL
6 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (14.81%) Open Source
6 4 (14.81%) People Management
7 3 (11.11%) Big Data
7 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 3 (11.11%) CRM
7 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.41%) Source to Pay

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 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Intranet
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Big Data
1 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Operations Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 3 (11.11%) Delivery Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Lead Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Product Owner
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Scrum Master
7 1 (3.70%) Business Finance Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Finance Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Product Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.70%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (22.22%) Change Management
3 6 (22.22%) Coaching
4 5 (18.52%) Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (18.52%) Time Management
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 4 (14.81%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (14.81%) Open Source
5 4 (14.81%) People Management
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.11%) CRM
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.41%) SOA
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) C
3 2 (7.41%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.70%) CISMP
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) ServiceNow
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Adobe
3 2 (7.41%) Ariba
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) BT
4 1 (3.70%) HP
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