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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 97 94 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 36 34 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.27% 1.40% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 2.03% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 20
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £265 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.42% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £31.80 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +92.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.80% +9.09%
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
2138 1679 1903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.71% 68.90% 67.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1370 923 1045
Average daily rate £420 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 163 180
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +9 21 £400 -11.11% 3
Bedfordshire - 7 £575 -
Cambridgeshire -13 5 £325 -7.14% 9
Essex -13 3 £490 +70.43% 2
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 2
Continuous Improvement
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 27 (37.50%) Finance
2 22 (30.56%) Oracle
3 16 (22.22%) SQL
3 16 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 16 (22.22%) Project Management
4 13 (18.06%) ITIL
5 12 (16.67%) SAP
5 12 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (15.28%) .NET
7 10 (13.89%) ERP
7 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
8 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.50%) Six Sigma
8 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 9 (12.50%) Java
9 8 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
9 8 (11.11%) Asset Management
9 8 (11.11%) Data Security
10 7 (9.72%) Workflow
10 7 (9.72%) Scrum
10 7 (9.72%) Change Management
10 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
10 7 (9.72%) QA
11 6 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (8.33%) JD Edwards
11 6 (8.33%) Web Services
11 6 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 16 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.39%) JBoss
3 1 (1.39%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.39%) Node.js
3 1 (1.39%) TPMS
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.39%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.78%) MS Project
3 2 (2.78%) MS Office
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.39%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.39%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.39%) SAN
2 1 (1.39%) Intranet
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.39%) MySQL
5 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.39%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.39%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.39%) Big Data
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) JIRA
2 3 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.17%) Selenium
3 2 (2.78%) Maven
3 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.78%) JUnit
3 2 (2.78%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.39%) JMeter
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.39%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Retail
3 3 (4.17%) Legal
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.78%) Military
5 1 (1.39%) Publishing
5 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (20.83%) Architect
2 11 (15.28%) Analyst
3 9 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 9 (12.50%) SAP Manager
4 8 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (9.72%) Services Delivery Manager
5 7 (9.72%) Developer
5 7 (9.72%) Systems Architect
6 6 (8.33%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
6 6 (8.33%) SAP Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Tester
7 3 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Software Architect
8 2 (2.78%) Performance Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Incident Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Information Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Implementation Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) .NET
2 6 (8.33%) Web Services
3 5 (6.94%) CSS
4 4 (5.56%) Spring
4 4 (5.56%) HTML
4 4 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.17%) jQuery
6 2 (2.78%) Java EE
6 2 (2.78%) J2EE
7 1 (1.39%) SAP Basis
7 1 (1.39%) LAMP
7 1 (1.39%) Swing
7 1 (1.39%) XML
7 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.39%) HTML5
7 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.39%) Velocity
7 1 (1.39%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) User Experience
4 2 (2.78%) PKI
4 2 (2.78%) Social Media
4 2 (2.78%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.39%) GIS
5 1 (1.39%) EPoS
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) UNIX
3 1 (1.39%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) Project Management
2 13 (18.06%) ITIL
3 12 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.89%) ERP
5 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (12.50%) Six Sigma
6 8 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
6 8 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 8 (11.11%) Data Security
7 7 (9.72%) Workflow
7 7 (9.72%) Scrum
7 7 (9.72%) Change Management
8 6 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 6 (8.33%) E-Procurement
9 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.94%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.94%) Performance Management
9 5 (6.94%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) SQL
2 9 (12.50%) Java
3 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.94%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.17%) C#
5 2 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (1.39%) C++
6 1 (1.39%) VBScript
6 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.39%) Groovy
6 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) ISEB
1 5 (6.94%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.39%) HND
4 1 (1.39%) PMP
4 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.39%) CFA
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.39%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) QA
2 4 (5.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) TickIT
3 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.39%) Docker
1 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (30.56%) Oracle
2 12 (16.67%) SAP
3 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.33%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.39%) Cadence
5 1 (1.39%) VMware
5 1 (1.39%) FatWire
5 1 (1.39%) NEC
5 1 (1.39%) Primavera
5 1 (1.39%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.39%) Planview
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