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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 30 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 24 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 11 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.17% 2.42% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 3.07% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Median daily rate £400 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £376
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.21% -8.33%
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
209 163 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 79.17% 78.74% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 90 79
Median daily rate £440 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.82% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
Poole +2 5 £400 +18.51%
Bournemouth -8 2 £413 - 1
Continuous Improvement
South West

Continuous Improvement
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 7 (53.85%) Java
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
1 7 (53.85%) IIS
1 7 (53.85%) Unix
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
1 7 (53.85%) Problem Management
1 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Validation
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Marketing
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (7.69%) Workflow
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 7 (53.85%) IIS
1 7 (53.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Marketing
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Change Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Banking Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Business Change Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Business Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Support Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Database Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Technical Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Software Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Unix
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Problem Management
2 5 (38.46%) Validation
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle