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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 40 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 4 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.18% 2.27% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 2.95% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £345 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -21.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £190 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £365 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.73% -13.63%
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
263 305 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 77.58% 77.02% 77.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 140 71
Average daily rate £400 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 43 17
Average hourly rate £23.00 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
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 4 September 2015, 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 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Service Management
3 6 (50.00%) ITSM
3 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (41.67%) Automotive
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Change Control
6 2 (16.67%) Coaching
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
7 1 (8.33%) Office 365
7 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (8.33%) Line Management
7 1 (8.33%) WFM
7 1 (8.33%) Test Management
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
7 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Head of Development
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Development Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) EMV
2 1 (8.33%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
1 7 (58.33%) Service Management
2 6 (50.00%) ITSM
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) PLM
5 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (8.33%) WFM
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft