The first table below looks at the demand for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 108 80 99
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +19
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 37 38 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.22% 1.59% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 2.28% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £428 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Average hourly rate £41.00 £27.41 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.58% +37.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -17.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2224 1670 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.35% 69.79% 67.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 881 1010
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 124 231
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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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
Hertfordshire -5 17 £525 +31.25% 4
Norfolk - 7 £450 - 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £540 - 5
Essex -5 4 £388 +19.23% 3
Cambridgeshire -16 4 £443 +14.19% 2
Suffolk - - - -
Continuous Improvement
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 38 (52.78%) Finance
2 25 (34.72%) Oracle
3 24 (33.33%) SQL
4 20 (27.78%) .NET
4 20 (27.78%) Project Management
5 19 (26.39%) SharePoint
6 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
7 13 (18.06%) Data Security
7 13 (18.06%) Asset Management
8 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (15.28%) Java
9 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
10 9 (12.50%) SAP
10 9 (12.50%) Degree
11 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (11.11%) Change Control
11 8 (11.11%) J2EE
11 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
12 7 (9.72%) Windows
12 7 (9.72%) WebSphere
13 6 (8.33%) QA
13 6 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (8.33%) Retail
13 6 (8.33%) Time Management
13 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
13 6 (8.33%) Scrum
13 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
13 6 (8.33%) ERP
14 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
14 5 (6.94%) IBM

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 19 (26.39%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.72%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.78%) Apache
4 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.39%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.39%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.17%) MS Project
4 2 (2.78%) MS Office
4 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.39%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) FTP
1 2 (2.78%) Broadband
2 1 (1.39%) DHCP
2 1 (1.39%) HTTP
2 1 (1.39%) Telnet
2 1 (1.39%) RFID
2 1 (1.39%) Firewall
2 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.39%) Wireless
2 1 (1.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (2.78%) Big Data
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Selenium
2 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.78%) Maven
3 2 (2.78%) JIRA
3 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.39%) JUnit
4 1 (1.39%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 38 (52.78%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Retail
3 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.56%) Legal
5 3 (4.17%) Back Office
6 2 (2.78%) Electronics
6 2 (2.78%) Banking
6 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Architect
2 17 (23.61%) Project Manager
3 14 (19.44%) Analyst
4 13 (18.06%) Systems Architect
5 7 (9.72%) Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) SAP Manager
8 3 (4.17%) SAP Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Development Project Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Systems Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Development Manager
8 3 (4.17%) SAP Project Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.78%) .NET
2 8 (11.11%) J2EE
3 4 (5.56%) jQuery
4 3 (4.17%) Web Services
4 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.17%) COM
4 3 (4.17%) WCF
5 2 (2.78%) CSS
5 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.78%) Swing
5 2 (2.78%) Dojo
6 1 (1.39%) XML
6 1 (1.39%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.39%) EDI
6 1 (1.39%) JMS
6 1 (1.39%) LAMP
6 1 (1.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) Mainframe
1 2 (2.78%) GIS
1 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
1 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
1 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.39%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.39%) Firmware
2 1 (1.39%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) UNIX
3 1 (1.39%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) Project Management
2 13 (18.06%) Data Security
2 13 (18.06%) Asset Management
3 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.11%) Change Control
5 6 (8.33%) Scrum
5 6 (8.33%) ERP
5 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (8.33%) Time Management
5 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.94%) Change Management
6 5 (6.94%) User Stories
7 4 (5.56%) SOA
7 4 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (4.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.33%) SQL
2 11 (15.28%) Java
3 5 (6.94%) C#
4 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.56%) VB
5 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.78%) C++
6 2 (2.78%) PHP
6 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.39%) ABAP
7 1 (1.39%) VBA
7 1 (1.39%) C
7 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) MCTS
2 3 (4.17%) MCITP
2 3 (4.17%) ISEB
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.78%) PMP
3 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.78%) APMP
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.39%) XenApp
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 25 (34.72%) Oracle
2 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.50%) SAP
4 5 (6.94%) IBM
5 3 (4.17%) FatWire
5 3 (4.17%) Tableau
5 3 (4.17%) Citrix
6 2 (2.78%) JBoss
6 2 (2.78%) Cisco
6 2 (2.78%) TSYS
6 2 (2.78%) VMware
6 2 (2.78%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.39%) Cadence
7 1 (1.39%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.39%) NetApp
7 1 (1.39%) EMC
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