The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 26 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 15 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.41% 3.07% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.28% 4.40% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
Average daily rate
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£405 £416 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -4.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £580 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +52.63%
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
239 182 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 70.29% 69.73% 74.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 79 95
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 10 24
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement.

1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Scrum
2 7 (33.33%) Kanban
3 6 (28.57%) User Stories
3 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
4 5 (23.81%) Project Management
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Coaching
5 4 (19.05%) Change Control
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) Service Management
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) Automotive
6 3 (14.29%) Games
6 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 3 (14.29%) MS Project
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) Feature Driven Development
6 3 (14.29%) ATDD
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (9.52%) Memory Management
7 2 (9.52%) APMP
7 2 (9.52%) WFM
7 2 (9.52%) WebSphere

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) Documentum
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Project
3 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) CA Clarity
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) RNC
1 1 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JMeter
1 2 (9.52%) Maven
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Hudson
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Automotive
2 3 (14.29%) Games
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (14.29%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) J2EE
1 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
1 2 (9.52%) Spring
1 2 (9.52%) Java EE
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) PMI
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) SCADA
2 1 (4.76%) Wiki
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) iPad
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Scrum
2 7 (33.33%) Kanban
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) User Stories
3 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Service Management
5 4 (19.05%) Change Control
5 4 (19.05%) Coaching
6 3 (14.29%) ATDD
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Feature Driven Development
6 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (9.52%) OO
7 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (9.52%) PMP
1 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
1 2 (9.52%) PgMP
1 2 (9.52%) APMP
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) IIBA
2 1 (4.76%) CBAP
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) P3O
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Primavera
2 2 (9.52%) Cadence
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) CA
3 1 (4.76%) Nokia
3 1 (4.76%) Mercator
3 1 (4.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks