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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 47 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.12% 1.56% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 2.05% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +98.67%
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
372 488 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 83.60% 76.37% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 284 202
Median daily rate £345 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 60 44
Median hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.35 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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
Brentwood +10 2 £350 -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (40.91%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) Change Management
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Manufacturing
2 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 7 (31.82%) German Language
2 7 (31.82%) Line Management
3 6 (27.27%) WCF
3 6 (27.27%) Network Load Balancing
3 6 (27.27%) Capacity Management
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (27.27%) HTTP
3 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) IIS
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (27.27%) .NET
3 6 (27.27%) Classic ASP
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 5 (22.73%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (18.18%) Degree
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle
6 3 (13.64%) COM
6 3 (13.64%) SAP
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Management

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 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (27.27%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) HTTP
1 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Ant
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) LoadUI
1 1 (4.55%) Maven
1 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
1 7 (31.82%) German Language
1 7 (31.82%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.64%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Applications Support
2 5 (22.73%) Implementation Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Business Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Product Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Web Applications Support
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
1 6 (27.27%) Classic ASP
1 6 (27.27%) WCF
2 3 (13.64%) COM
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) Java EE
3 1 (4.55%) JPA
3 1 (4.55%) JSF
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Struts
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
1 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) Change Management
2 7 (31.82%) Line Management
3 6 (27.27%) Capacity Management
3 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 6 (27.27%) Network Load Balancing
3 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
4 3 (13.64%) Change Control
4 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Android Development
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (9.09%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Groovy
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) Infor
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) SAP
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) ComArch
6 1 (4.55%) CA
6 1 (4.55%) Rally
6 1 (4.55%) SunGard
6 1 (4.55%) xMatters