The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 95 120 105
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 37 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.44% 1.02% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.30% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 21
Median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £280 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £520 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £31.75 - £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year
- +45.69%
Continuous Improvement
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2049 2461 2295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.98% 78.80% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 1509 1337
Median daily rate £425 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 164 156
Median hourly rate £35.47 £32.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 the East of England

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Cambridgeshire +20 9 £400 +18.51% 5
Norfolk - 9 £438 -
Hertfordshire +14 6 £475 +11.76% 3
Bedfordshire +7 6 £500 +15.94% 3
Essex -6 6 £450 +9.09% 3
Suffolk - 1 £425 - 2
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.28%) Finance
3 19 (20.21%) Service Delivery
3 19 (20.21%) Management Information System
3 19 (20.21%) Project Management
4 18 (19.15%) Scrum
5 17 (18.09%) ITIL
6 16 (17.02%) Configuration Management
7 15 (15.96%) Service Management
7 15 (15.96%) Change Management
8 14 (14.89%) Jenkins
9 13 (13.83%) Java
9 13 (13.83%) Windows
9 13 (13.83%) Problem Management
10 12 (12.77%) Degree
10 12 (12.77%) HTML
11 11 (11.70%) HTTP
11 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
11 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (10.64%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (9.57%) .NET
13 9 (9.57%) JUnit
13 9 (9.57%) Manufacturing
13 9 (9.57%) Spring
13 9 (9.57%) Cucumber
14 8 (8.51%) BDD
14 8 (8.51%) Line Management
14 8 (8.51%) Retail
14 8 (8.51%) Oracle

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (7.45%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.38%) IIS
2 6 (6.38%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.26%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.06%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.06%) MTS
4 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Office
3 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) HFM
1 1 (1.06%) Lawson
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (1.06%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.13%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) HTTP
1 11 (11.70%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.32%) Internet
2 5 (5.32%) LDAP
2 5 (5.32%) SSL
3 3 (3.19%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.13%) MPLS
5 1 (1.06%) BGP
5 1 (1.06%) DWDM
5 1 (1.06%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.06%) FCoE
5 1 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.06%) Firewall
5 1 (1.06%) Frame Relay
5 1 (1.06%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.06%) LAN
5 1 (1.06%) VoIP
5 1 (1.06%) WAN
5 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.06%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 14 (14.89%) Jenkins
2 9 (9.57%) Cucumber
2 9 (9.57%) JUnit
3 6 (6.38%) Maven
4 3 (3.19%) JIRA
4 3 (3.19%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.13%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (1.06%) Ant
6 1 (1.06%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (21.28%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.51%) Retail
4 7 (7.45%) German Language
5 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.26%) Legal
7 2 (2.13%) Banking
7 2 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.06%) Advertising
8 1 (1.06%) Automotive
8 1 (1.06%) Law
8 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (13.83%) Developer
2 11 (11.70%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 11 (11.70%) Team Leader
3 10 (10.64%) Analyst
3 10 (10.64%) Java Developer
4 7 (7.45%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.38%) Applications Support
5 6 (6.38%) Scrum Master
6 5 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Implementation Specialist
7 4 (4.26%) Architect
7 4 (4.26%) Business Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Information Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Project Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.77%) HTML
2 9 (9.57%) .NET
2 9 (9.57%) Spring
3 7 (7.45%) HTML5
4 6 (6.38%) Ajax
4 6 (6.38%) Classic ASP
4 6 (6.38%) WCF
5 4 (4.26%) Apache Camel
5 4 (4.26%) RESTful
6 3 (3.19%) COM
7 2 (2.13%) Middleware
7 2 (2.13%) REST
7 2 (2.13%) Velocity
8 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.06%) CSS3
8 1 (1.06%) Java EE
8 1 (1.06%) JPA
8 1 (1.06%) JSF
8 1 (1.06%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) Management Information System
2 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.26%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (4.26%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.19%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.13%) CMDB
5 2 (2.13%) EPoS
5 2 (2.13%) FMCG
5 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.06%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.06%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.83%) Windows
2 7 (7.45%) Linux
3 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.06%) Android
4 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.06%) Unix
4 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.21%) Project Management
2 19 (20.21%) Service Delivery
3 18 (19.15%) Scrum
4 17 (18.09%) ITIL
5 16 (17.02%) Configuration Management
6 15 (15.96%) Change Management
6 15 (15.96%) Service Management
7 13 (13.83%) Problem Management
8 8 (8.51%) BDD
8 8 (8.51%) Line Management
9 7 (7.45%) Information Management
9 7 (7.45%) MVC
10 6 (6.38%) Change Control
10 6 (6.38%) Network Load Balancing
10 6 (6.38%) OO
10 6 (6.38%) Six Sigma
10 6 (6.38%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (6.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.83%) Java
2 8 (8.51%) C#
3 7 (7.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.26%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.13%) SQL
6 1 (1.06%) C
6 1 (1.06%) Groovy
6 1 (1.06%) Perl
6 1 (1.06%) Python
6 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Degree
2 10 (10.64%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.19%) CISSP
4 3 (3.19%) ISEB
5 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.06%) ACCA
6 1 (1.06%) CCIE
6 1 (1.06%) CCNP
6 1 (1.06%) CIPD
6 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.06%) MCSE
6 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.06%) PMP
6 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) QA
1 4 (4.26%) SLA
2 3 (3.19%) COBIT
3 2 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.06%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.06%) GAMP
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.19%) Docker
2 1 (1.06%) Firmware
2 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) Puppet
2 5 (5.32%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.06%) Ansible
3 1 (1.06%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle
3 7 (7.45%) SAP
4 6 (6.38%) VMware
5 5 (5.32%) IBM
5 5 (5.32%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.19%) Cisco
7 3 (3.19%) Infor
7 3 (3.19%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.06%) Citrix
8 1 (1.06%) F5
8 1 (1.06%) HP
8 1 (1.06%) Nortel
8 1 (1.06%) Rally
8 1 (1.06%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.06%) Sun
8 1 (1.06%) SunGard
8 1 (1.06%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.06%) xMatters