The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 49 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 3 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.62% 1.94% 4.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 2.80% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £27.41 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -17.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
365 322 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.57% 69.40% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 160 156
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 48 58
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £41.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

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
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 31 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Colchester - 1 £450 - 1
Basildon - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (25.00%) Project Management
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) FatWire
1 3 (25.00%) Scrum
1 3 (25.00%) RUP
1 3 (25.00%) Release Management
1 3 (25.00%) Content Management
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (25.00%) User Stories
2 2 (16.67%) APMP
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Documentum
1 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Broadband
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) Telnet
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (8.33%) MS Access
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IFS Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) EDI
2 1 (8.33%) LAMP
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) STB
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) RUP
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
1 3 (25.00%) Scrum
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Content Management
1 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (25.00%) Release Management
1 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (25.00%) User Stories
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) ITSM
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Process Management
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (8.33%) ABAP
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) APMP
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) FatWire
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
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