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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.21% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£319 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £15.97 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+106.63% -3.21%
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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
150 123 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 90.91% 83.67% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 93 39
Average daily rate £475 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £12.52 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) PaaS
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) SCOM
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Web Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Integration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Development
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Web Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft