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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 79 69 81
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 25 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.36% 1.64% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.16% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 1
Median daily rate £420 £390 £123
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +218.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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 £27.38 £30.35 £27.83
% change year-on-year
-9.78% +9.06%
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
1499 1249 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.73% 75.65% 75.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 667 539
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 £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 40
Median hourly rate £28.50 £16.72 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.48% +1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £11.75 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 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 6 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 - 2
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 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 12 (23.53%) Finance
1 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (19.61%) Change Management
3 9 (17.65%) ITIL
4 8 (15.69%) SLA
4 8 (15.69%) Service Management
4 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.73%) Project Management
5 7 (13.73%) User Experience
6 6 (11.76%) People Management
6 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
7 5 (9.80%) Java
7 5 (9.80%) Oracle
7 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (9.80%) Process Improvement
7 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
7 5 (9.80%) ISTQB
7 5 (9.80%) Test Management
7 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
7 5 (9.80%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
8 4 (7.84%) Logistics
8 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.84%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
8 4 (7.84%) CMS
8 4 (7.84%) Banking

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 (7.84%) CMS
2 2 (3.92%) ArcGIS
2 2 (3.92%) Drupal
2 2 (3.92%) GeoServer
2 2 (3.92%) Node.js
3 1 (1.96%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Firewall
1 2 (3.92%) FTP
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) Network Security
2 1 (1.96%) SMS
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) VoIP
2 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) GIS
1 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.92%) HP UFT
1 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.92%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.96%) Moq
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Publishing
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Analyst
2 5 (9.80%) DBA
2 5 (9.80%) Process Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Developer
3 4 (7.84%) Operations Manager
4 3 (5.88%) Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Report Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 2 (3.92%) Administrator
5 2 (3.92%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Communications Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Drupal Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) PMO Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Process Mapping Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
5 2 (3.92%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (3.92%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) CSS
1 4 (7.84%) HTML
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.92%) Backbone.js
2 2 (3.92%) CSS3
2 2 (3.92%) Ember.js
2 2 (3.92%) HTML5
2 2 (3.92%) React
3 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.96%) Ajax
3 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.96%) RESTful
3 1 (1.96%) SOAP
3 1 (1.96%) Spring
3 1 (1.96%) WCF
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.73%) User Experience
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) FMCG
4 2 (3.92%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.92%) Psychology
5 1 (1.96%) CMDB
5 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Informatics
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.96%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Change Management
2 9 (17.65%) ITIL
3 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.69%) Service Management
4 7 (13.73%) Project Management
5 6 (11.76%) People Management
6 5 (9.80%) Process Improvement
6 5 (9.80%) Test Management
6 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
6 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
7 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) Logistics
7 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.84%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Defect Management
8 3 (5.88%) Front End Development
8 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) Java
2 4 (7.84%) C
2 4 (7.84%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.88%) PHP
4 2 (3.92%) C#
4 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.92%) VB
5 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) ISTQB
1 5 (9.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) ISEB
4 2 (3.92%) MCP
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.92%) OCP
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.92%) SAP Certification
5 1 (1.96%) ACCA
5 1 (1.96%) CCNA
5 1 (1.96%) CCNP
5 1 (1.96%) CIMA
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.96%) CISM
5 1 (1.96%) CISSP
5 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) COBIT
2 2 (3.92%) P3O
2 2 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.96%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.96%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) SNOMED CT
3 1 (1.96%) SSAE 16
3 1 (1.96%) Val IT
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) HP
3 3 (5.88%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco
4 2 (3.92%) ESRI
5 1 (1.96%) EMC
5 1 (1.96%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.96%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.96%) NetApp
5 1 (1.96%) Trillium
5 1 (1.96%) VMware