The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 13 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.15% 1.60% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.75% 1.79% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £525 £425 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 168 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 89.69% 89.84% 90.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 117 122
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £298 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £50.68 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.37% +125.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton 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 Luton

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Continuous Improvement
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Luton region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Apple
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Post-Production
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Change Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Post-Production
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Apple