The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 57 45 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 3 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.59% 2.04% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 2.93% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£490 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £342 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.30% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £32.10 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +94.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+26.56% -3.03%
Continuous Improvement
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
391 409 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 76.82% 69.68% 63.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 245 123
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 62 39
Average hourly rate £20.75 £31.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.12% +3.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £44.00 £36.00
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 Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 22 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Chelmsford - 2 - -
Brentwood -2 1 £490 - 1
Colchester - - - -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
1 2 (40.00%) Information Management
1 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) RUP
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) FatWire
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Trainer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Trainer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Content Management
1 2 (40.00%) Information Management
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (20.00%) RUP
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Groovy
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) FatWire