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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 58 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.41% 0.81% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.22% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £331 £368
% change year-on-year
+20.75% -9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £27.41 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.71 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-23.09% +7.41%
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
392 328 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 80.33% 66.40% 66.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 176 143
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 62
Average hourly rate £33.49 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.77% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.98 £37.50 £39.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 September 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
Basildon - - - -
Brentwood - - - - 1
Colchester - - - - 1
Harlow - - - -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (42.86%) FatWire
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) User Stories
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Content Management
1 3 (42.86%) RUP
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) assyst
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) LAMP
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Documentum
1 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
4 1 (14.29%) Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IFS Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) EDI
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) RUP
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Content Management
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Process Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ABAP
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) FatWire
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp