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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 109 83 103
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +20
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 37 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.17% 1.60% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 2.25% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 7
Average daily rate
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£436 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £495 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £325 £370
% change year-on-year
+22.30% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Average hourly rate - £19.98 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £24.71 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-23.59% +17.64%
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
2410 1690 2096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.17% 70.98% 68.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 863 1094
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 114 213
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.80 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 August 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 August 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 -12 19 £478 +6.11% 4
Bedfordshire -15 6 £360 -53.54% 8
Cambridgeshire -10 5 £406 +4.83% 7
Essex -12 2 £325 - 6
Continuous Improvement
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (49.38%) Finance
2 33 (40.74%) Oracle
3 29 (35.80%) SQL
4 22 (27.16%) .NET
5 21 (25.93%) SharePoint
6 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
7 15 (18.52%) Project Management
8 13 (16.05%) Data Security
8 13 (16.05%) Java
8 13 (16.05%) Asset Management
9 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 11 (13.58%) SAP
11 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
11 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (11.11%) ERP
13 8 (9.88%) Web Services
13 8 (9.88%) Scrum
14 7 (8.64%) Degree
14 7 (8.64%) QA
14 7 (8.64%) Test Scripting
14 7 (8.64%) J2EE
14 7 (8.64%) Windows
14 7 (8.64%) C#
14 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (7.41%) UNIX
15 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
15 6 (7.41%) ITIL
15 6 (7.41%) ISEB
15 6 (7.41%) Six Sigma

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 21 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.17%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.47%) Apache
5 2 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.23%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.23%) Documentum
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.70%) MS Project
4 2 (2.47%) MS Office
4 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) WebTrends
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) FTP
1 2 (2.47%) Broadband
2 1 (1.23%) DHCP
2 1 (1.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) Telnet
2 1 (1.23%) RFID
2 1 (1.23%) Firewall
2 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.23%) Wireless
2 1 (1.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.47%) Big Data
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.23%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Selenium
2 5 (6.17%) JIRA
3 4 (4.94%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.70%) Maven
4 3 (3.70%) JUnit
4 3 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (2.47%) ClearQuest
5 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.23%) JMeter
6 1 (1.23%) Rational Rose
General
1 40 (49.38%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Legal
3 3 (3.70%) Back Office
4 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.47%) Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Billing
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Publishing
5 1 (1.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) Architect
2 15 (18.52%) Analyst
3 13 (16.05%) Systems Architect
4 12 (14.81%) Project Manager
5 11 (13.58%) Developer
6 7 (8.64%) SAP Manager
7 6 (7.41%) SAP Architect
7 6 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.94%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.94%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.94%) Service Manager
10 3 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.70%) Development Manager
10 3 (3.70%) SAP Project Manager
10 3 (3.70%) Tester
10 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.16%) .NET
2 8 (9.88%) Web Services
3 7 (8.64%) J2EE
4 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.94%) Hibernate
4 4 (4.94%) Spring
4 4 (4.94%) CSS
4 4 (4.94%) jQuery
5 3 (3.70%) HTML
5 3 (3.70%) WCF
5 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.70%) COM
6 2 (2.47%) XML
6 2 (2.47%) Swing
6 2 (2.47%) Java EE
6 2 (2.47%) Dojo
7 1 (1.23%) Velocity
7 1 (1.23%) EDI
7 1 (1.23%) JMS
7 1 (1.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.47%) PKI
2 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.47%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.47%) GIS
2 2 (2.47%) Social Media
2 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.23%) Firmware
3 1 (1.23%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.23%) STB
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.64%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) UNIX
3 1 (1.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Project Management
2 13 (16.05%) Data Security
2 13 (16.05%) Asset Management
3 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.11%) ERP
5 8 (9.88%) Scrum
6 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.64%) Test Scripting
7 6 (7.41%) Lean Six Sigma
7 6 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (7.41%) Six Sigma
7 6 (7.41%) ITIL
8 5 (6.17%) SOA
8 5 (6.17%) Content Management
8 5 (6.17%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.17%) Change Management
8 5 (6.17%) Workflow
8 5 (6.17%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (6.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.80%) SQL
2 13 (16.05%) Java
3 7 (8.64%) C#
4 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.17%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.94%) VB
7 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.47%) PHP
8 2 (2.47%) C++
9 1 (1.23%) ABAP
9 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) Degree
2 6 (7.41%) ISEB
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.70%) MCTS
3 3 (3.70%) MCITP
4 2 (2.47%) PMP
4 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.23%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.23%) XenApp
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (40.74%) Oracle
2 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.58%) SAP
4 4 (4.94%) JD Edwards
5 3 (3.70%) Citrix
5 3 (3.70%) FatWire
5 3 (3.70%) Tableau
6 2 (2.47%) TSYS
6 2 (2.47%) VMware
6 2 (2.47%) JBoss
6 2 (2.47%) Cisco
6 2 (2.47%) IBM
7 1 (1.23%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) EMC
7 1 (1.23%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.23%) Cadence
7 1 (1.23%) NetApp
7 1 (1.23%) NEC
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PayPoint
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour + negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
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Real Staffing
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RSPB
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