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 24 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
North West / Manchester
Rank 68 79 75
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 26 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.91% 1.39% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.68% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 4
Median daily rate £519 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.21% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £340 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.40% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £18.05 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+52.35% -19.77%

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
1130 1545 1065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.84% 82.66% 76.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 894 658
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +68.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Salford - 2 £600 - 1
Stockport +6 1 £275 -24.13% 2
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.93%) Finance
3 14 (24.14%) Scrum
4 10 (17.24%) ITIL
5 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
6 8 (13.79%) ServiceNow
7 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
7 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
7 7 (12.07%) BDD
7 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
7 7 (12.07%) SQL
7 7 (12.07%) ETL
7 7 (12.07%) Programme Management
8 6 (10.34%) TDD
8 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
8 6 (10.34%) Velocity
8 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.34%) .NET
8 6 (10.34%) Oracle
8 6 (10.34%) User Stories
8 6 (10.34%) Process Improvement
9 5 (8.62%) Open Source
9 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (8.62%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (8.62%) PHP
9 5 (8.62%) Java
9 5 (8.62%) Project Management
9 5 (8.62%) Six Sigma

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 3 (5.17%) Apache Spark
1 3 (5.17%) IIS
2 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) CMS
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.72%) Magnolia
3 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.45%) IaaS
3 2 (3.45%) PaaS
3 2 (3.45%) SaaS
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.72%) GitHub
4 1 (1.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) NFC
2 2 (3.45%) RFID
3 1 (1.72%) Intranet
3 1 (1.72%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.72%) VLAN
3 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.17%) HDInsight
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
2 3 (5.17%) Spark SQL
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) Big Data
3 2 (3.45%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) JIRA
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) Grunt
3 1 (1.72%) gulp
3 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (37.93%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.90%) Marketing
3 3 (5.17%) Electronics
3 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.72%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Analyst
2 12 (20.69%) Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Scrum Master
5 4 (6.90%) Agile Coach
5 4 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Data Manager
6 2 (3.45%) ETL Architect
6 2 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Migration Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Operations Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (3.45%) PHP Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Process Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.72%) Digital Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Digital Business Analyst
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) .NET
1 6 (10.34%) Velocity
2 4 (6.90%) AngularJS
2 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.90%) CSS
2 4 (6.90%) HTML
3 3 (5.17%) Node.js
3 3 (5.17%) Spark Streaming
4 2 (3.45%) CSS3
4 2 (3.45%) HTML5
4 2 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.72%) jQuery
5 1 (1.72%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (1.72%) React
5 1 (1.72%) Sass
5 1 (1.72%) Visualforce
5 1 (1.72%) Web Services
5 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Internet of Things
2 2 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.72%) Life Science
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) PKI
3 1 (1.72%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.72%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
1 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
1 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.14%) Scrum
3 10 (17.24%) ITIL
4 7 (12.07%) BDD
4 7 (12.07%) ETL
4 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
4 7 (12.07%) Programme Management
5 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
5 6 (10.34%) Process Improvement
5 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.34%) TDD
5 6 (10.34%) User Stories
6 5 (8.62%) Change Management
6 5 (8.62%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (8.62%) Lean Six Sigma
6 5 (8.62%) Open Source
6 5 (8.62%) Project Management
6 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.62%) Six Sigma
7 4 (6.90%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
2 7 (12.07%) SQL
3 5 (8.62%) Java
3 5 (8.62%) PHP
4 4 (6.90%) Python
5 1 (1.72%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.72%) PHP 5
5 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.72%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) ServiceNow
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) SAP
4 2 (3.45%) Citrix
4 2 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) Assembla
5 1 (1.72%) Cognos
5 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.72%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) Wyse