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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 26 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 6 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.32% 3.24% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 4.43% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£370 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.63% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £11.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+104.54% -33.33%
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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
177 203 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 68.34% 73.02% 73.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 107 45
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £489 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 22
Average hourly rate £35.50 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £26.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (33.33%) Scrum
2 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (33.33%) Kanban
3 6 (28.57%) User Stories
3 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) Automotive
4 5 (23.81%) Project Management
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Coaching
5 4 (19.05%) SLA
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (19.05%) WFM
6 3 (14.29%) Games
6 3 (14.29%) MS Project
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
6 3 (14.29%) Service Management
6 3 (14.29%) ATDD
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Feature Driven Development
7 2 (9.52%) Memory Management
7 2 (9.52%) APMP
7 2 (9.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Documentum
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (14.29%) MS Project
3 3 (14.29%) 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 2 (9.52%) RNC
2 1 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.52%) JMeter
1 2 (9.52%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Hudson
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (23.81%) Automotive
3 3 (14.29%) Games
4 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 2 (9.52%) Electronics
5 1 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (4.76%) Front Office
5 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) J2EE
1 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
1 2 (9.52%) Java EE
1 2 (9.52%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) PMI
2 1 (4.76%) Wiki
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
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%) Project Management
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Coaching
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) WFM
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) Service Management
6 3 (14.29%) ATDD
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Feature Driven Development
7 2 (9.52%) Memory Management
7 2 (9.52%) Change Control
7 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) APMP
1 2 (9.52%) PgMP
1 2 (9.52%) PMP
1 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) P3O
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) CA
3 2 (9.52%) Nokia
3 2 (9.52%) Primavera
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) Cadence