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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 44 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 10 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.38% 0.53% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 0.68% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
Median daily rate £500 £413 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -15.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £19.96 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+31.51% -6.61%
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
354 444 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 84.29% 78.58% 83.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 228 273
Median daily rate £419 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.61% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £294 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £592 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 85 41
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Essex region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 December 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
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £520 -
Basildon - 1 £250 -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (20.00%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Change Control
5 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Kanban
5 3 (20.00%) Confluence
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) Legal
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco

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 3 (20.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Project Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Scrum Master
2 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Business Integration Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Service Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Change Control
5 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Kanban
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
1 2 (13.33%) ComArch
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com