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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 49 46 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 3 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.70% 1.67% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 2.21% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£490 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +127.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £11.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+104.54% -33.33%
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
317 408 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.07% 75.56% 66.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 231 88
Average daily rate £380 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 64 38
Average hourly rate £28.25 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.87% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 2015. 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 -7 1 £490 -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

Continuous Improvement
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Information Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Trainer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Trainer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Information Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Groovy
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft