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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 102 92 100
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 43 36 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.39% 1.49% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 2.09% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 7
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£450 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £272 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £465 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £347 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.55% -0.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £31.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +90.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £28.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-16.96% +47.36%
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
2382 1719 2140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.19% 71.15% 69.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1518 904 1136
Average daily rate £400 £363 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 140 188
Average hourly rate £24.12 £36.00 £26.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.00% +33.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -11 24 £450 - 11
Bedfordshire -5 11 £575 -25.80% 4
Cambridgeshire 0 6 £350 -5.08% 6
Norfolk - 2 £450 - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Essex - - - -
Continuous Improvement
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 35 (43.75%) Finance
2 25 (31.25%) Oracle
3 20 (25.00%) SQL
4 19 (23.75%) Project Management
5 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (18.75%) SharePoint
7 13 (16.25%) Java
7 13 (16.25%) .NET
8 12 (15.00%) ITIL
8 12 (15.00%) ERP
9 11 (13.75%) SAP
10 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 10 (12.50%) Scrum
11 9 (11.25%) Service Delivery
11 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
11 9 (11.25%) QA
12 8 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
12 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 8 (10.00%) Web Services
12 8 (10.00%) Change Management
12 8 (10.00%) Management Information System
12 8 (10.00%) Six Sigma
13 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (8.75%) Workflow
13 7 (8.75%) Data Security
13 7 (8.75%) Windows
13 7 (8.75%) ISEB
13 7 (8.75%) Asset Management
14 6 (7.50%) JIRA
14 6 (7.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 15 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.50%) JBoss
5 2 (2.50%) Apache
6 1 (1.25%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.25%) Documentum
6 1 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.25%) TPMS
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) WebTrends
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.25%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Intranet
1 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.50%) Big Data
5 1 (1.25%) MySQL
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) JIRA
1 6 (7.50%) Selenium
2 5 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.75%) Maven
3 3 (3.75%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.50%) ClearQuest
4 2 (2.50%) JUnit
4 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.25%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.25%) JMeter
General
1 35 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Legal
3 4 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
4 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.50%) Military
5 1 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
5 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (20.00%) Architect
2 15 (18.75%) Analyst
3 10 (12.50%) Developer
4 9 (11.25%) SAP Manager
5 8 (10.00%) Service Manager
6 7 (8.75%) Systems Architect
6 7 (8.75%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (7.50%) Services Delivery Manager
7 6 (7.50%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.50%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) SAP Architect
7 6 (7.50%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Automated Test Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Tester
10 2 (2.50%) Programme Manager
10 2 (2.50%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.50%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.25%) .NET
2 8 (10.00%) Web Services
3 4 (5.00%) J2EE
3 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.00%) CSS
3 4 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (5.00%) Spring
3 4 (5.00%) jQuery
4 3 (3.75%) HTML
4 3 (3.75%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.50%) Java EE
5 2 (2.50%) Dojo
5 2 (2.50%) XML
5 2 (2.50%) Swing
6 1 (1.25%) EDI
6 1 (1.25%) JMS
6 1 (1.25%) LAMP
6 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) User Experience
4 2 (2.50%) GIS
4 2 (2.50%) PKI
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.50%) Social Media
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) UNIX
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) Project Management
2 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.00%) ITIL
3 12 (15.00%) ERP
4 10 (12.50%) Scrum
5 9 (11.25%) Service Delivery
6 8 (10.00%) Change Management
6 8 (10.00%) Six Sigma
6 8 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
7 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.75%) Asset Management
7 7 (8.75%) Data Security
7 7 (8.75%) Workflow
8 6 (7.50%) E-Procurement
8 6 (7.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 6 (7.50%) Test Scripting
8 6 (7.50%) Performance Management
9 5 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
9 5 (6.25%) Content Management
9 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.00%) SQL
2 13 (16.25%) Java
3 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.00%) C#
6 2 (2.50%) C++
6 2 (2.50%) PHP
6 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.25%) ABAP
7 1 (1.25%) VBA
7 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.25%) VBScript
7 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) ISEB
2 5 (6.25%) Degree
3 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.50%) MCTS
4 2 (2.50%) MCITP
5 1 (1.25%) CFA
5 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.25%) PMP
5 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.25%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
5 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) QA
2 5 (6.25%) SLA
3 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.25%) XenApp
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Oracle
2 11 (13.75%) SAP
3 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.50%) JD Edwards
5 3 (3.75%) FatWire
5 3 (3.75%) Citrix
6 2 (2.50%) Cisco
6 2 (2.50%) IBM
6 2 (2.50%) VMware
6 2 (2.50%) Tableau
7 1 (1.25%) Primavera
7 1 (1.25%) NEC
7 1 (1.25%) Cadence
7 1 (1.25%) Planview
7 1 (1.25%) TSYS
7 1 (1.25%) NetApp
7 1 (1.25%) HP
7 1 (1.25%) EMC
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