The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 80 64 78
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 25 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.35% 1.77% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.35% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 0
Median daily rate £400 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £381
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.83 £11.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.21% -8.33%
Continuous Improvement
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1495 1148 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.55% 75.43% 72.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 627 464
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 34 38
Median hourly rate £34.25 £15.98 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.39% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.75 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Stockport - 5 £700 - 1
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.31%) Change Management
4 9 (17.31%) SLA
5 8 (15.38%) Java
5 8 (15.38%) ITIL
5 8 (15.38%) Service Management
6 7 (13.46%) User Experience
7 6 (11.54%) People Management
7 6 (11.54%) Test Strategy
7 6 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 6 (11.54%) ISTQB
7 6 (11.54%) Test Management
7 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
7 6 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
7 6 (11.54%) Project Management
8 5 (9.62%) HP
8 5 (9.62%) C
8 5 (9.62%) SQL
8 5 (9.62%) Oracle
8 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.69%) Defect Management
9 4 (7.69%) Process Improvement
9 4 (7.69%) Performance Management
9 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Management Information System

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (3.85%) ArcGIS
2 2 (3.85%) Drupal
2 2 (3.85%) GeoServer
2 2 (3.85%) Node.js
3 1 (1.92%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) FTP
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Network Security
2 1 (1.92%) SMS
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) VoIP
2 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.85%) GIS
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.85%) HP UFT
1 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Analyst
2 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
2 5 (9.62%) DBA
3 4 (7.69%) Developer
3 4 (7.69%) Operations Manager
3 4 (7.69%) Process Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Test Leader
5 2 (3.85%) Administrator
5 2 (3.85%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (3.85%) Consultant
5 2 (3.85%) Drupal Consultant
5 2 (3.85%) Head of Development
5 2 (3.85%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) PMO Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Process Mapping Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Team Leader
5 2 (3.85%) Test Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) .NET
1 4 (7.69%) CSS
1 4 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.85%) Backbone.js
2 2 (3.85%) CSS3
2 2 (3.85%) Ember.js
2 2 (3.85%) HTML5
2 2 (3.85%) React
3 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.92%) Ajax
3 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.92%) RESTful
3 1 (1.92%) SOAP
3 1 (1.92%) Spring
3 1 (1.92%) WCF
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.46%) User Experience
3 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) FMCG
4 2 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.85%) Psychology
5 1 (1.92%) CMDB
5 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Informatics
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.92%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.31%) Change Management
3 8 (15.38%) ITIL
3 8 (15.38%) Service Management
4 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
4 6 (11.54%) People Management
4 6 (11.54%) Project Management
4 6 (11.54%) Test Management
4 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
4 6 (11.54%) Test Strategy
5 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.69%) Defect Management
6 4 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 4 (7.69%) Process Improvement
6 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.77%) Change Control
7 3 (5.77%) Logistics
7 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) Java
2 5 (9.62%) C
2 5 (9.62%) SQL
3 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.77%) PHP
3 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.77%) VB
4 2 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) ISTQB
1 6 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) ISEB
3 2 (3.85%) MCP
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.85%) OCP
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.85%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.92%) ACCA
4 1 (1.92%) CCNA
4 1 (1.92%) CCNP
4 1 (1.92%) CIMA
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.92%) CISM
4 1 (1.92%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) COBIT
2 2 (3.85%) P3O
2 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.92%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.92%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.92%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (1.92%) SSAE 16
3 1 (1.92%) Val IT
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) HP
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco
3 2 (3.85%) ESRI
3 2 (3.85%) SAP
3 2 (3.85%) Siebel
4 1 (1.92%) EMC
4 1 (1.92%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.92%) GoldenSource
4 1 (1.92%) NetApp
4 1 (1.92%) Trillium
4 1 (1.92%) VMware
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