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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 46 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 8 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.67% 3.10% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 4.00% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 3
Median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £381
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -8.18%
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
374 500 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 78.08% 77.40% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 300 219
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £287 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 41 48
Median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.93% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.64 £46.00 £45.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +6 1 £375 -6.25%
Continuous Improvement
East of England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 13 (41.94%) Project Management
2 11 (35.48%) Finance
3 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
4 9 (29.03%) Degree
5 7 (22.58%) German Language
5 7 (22.58%) Line Management
5 7 (22.58%) Change Management
5 7 (22.58%) Manufacturing
5 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
6 6 (19.35%) HTTP
6 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
6 6 (19.35%) Windows
6 6 (19.35%) IIS
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (19.35%) .NET
6 6 (19.35%) Classic ASP
6 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
6 6 (19.35%) VMware
6 6 (19.35%) Capacity Management
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (19.35%) Network Load Balancing
6 6 (19.35%) WCF
7 5 (16.13%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (12.90%) Process Management
8 4 (12.90%) Oracle
8 4 (12.90%) CMDB
8 4 (12.90%) Process Improvement
9 3 (9.68%) Infor
9 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
9 3 (9.68%) COM

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) SharePoint
2 6 (19.35%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) HTTP
1 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Ant
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) LoadUI
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
1 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) German Language
2 7 (22.58%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Project Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Applications Support
3 5 (16.13%) Implementation Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Business Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Product Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Web Applications Support
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Client Services Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Project Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Support
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
1 6 (19.35%) Classic ASP
1 6 (19.35%) WCF
2 3 (9.68%) COM
3 1 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) CSS3
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
3 1 (3.23%) Java EE
3 1 (3.23%) JPA
3 1 (3.23%) JSF
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
3 1 (3.23%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (3.23%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) SOAP
3 1 (3.23%) Struts
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) CMDB
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
1 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Project Management
2 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
3 7 (22.58%) Change Management
3 7 (22.58%) Line Management
4 6 (19.35%) Capacity Management
4 6 (19.35%) Network Load Balancing
4 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
5 5 (16.13%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Process Improvement
6 4 (12.90%) Process Management
7 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
7 3 (9.68%) Validation
8 2 (6.45%) Change Control
8 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.45%) People Management
8 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
8 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Groovy
1 1 (3.23%) Java
1 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) VMware
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Infor
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (9.68%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) CA
4 1 (3.23%) Rally
4 1 (3.23%) SunGard
4 1 (3.23%) xMatters