The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 23 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 11 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.17% 2.38% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 2.92% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate £413 £369 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.44 £31.70 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.43% +15.27%
Continuous Improvement
South 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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
209 171 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 79.17% 81.43% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 91 93
Average daily rate £440 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £534 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 12
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +4 4 - -
Bournemouth -6 2 £413 +3.12% 1
Continuous Improvement
South West

Continuous Improvement
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) IIS
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Validation
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
1 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
1 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 5 (45.45%) IIS
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Change Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Banking Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Business Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Support Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
1 5 (45.45%) Validation
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle