The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 48 61 38
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 8 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.26% 1.63% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 2.10% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Median daily rate £475 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £381
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -8.18%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
488 620 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.09% 77.79% 75.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 320 215
Median daily rate £425 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 52 31
Median hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.10 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.50 £38.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Hertfordshire region.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Hertfordshire region.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Welwyn Garden City +6 3 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 2 £325 - 1
Watford +12 1 - - 2
Continuous Improvement
East of England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 5 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Virtual Team
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) Velocity
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) EPoS
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) BGP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (7.14%) DMVPN
1 1 (7.14%) DWDM
1 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
1 1 (7.14%) FCoE
1 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Frame Relay
1 1 (7.14%) FWSM
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) MPLS
1 1 (7.14%) Multicast
1 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
1 1 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Law
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Scrum Master
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Scrum Master
2 2 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
3 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Quality Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Advisor
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) Velocity
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Virtual Team
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) EPoS
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) FMCG
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Kanban
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Brocade
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) NGA Human Resources
3 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
Watford, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day - 3 month contract
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Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £55,000 per year fixed term contract
Posted: 3 days ago