The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 31 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 11 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.38% 2.66% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 3.56% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
Median daily rate £388 £425 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +16.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £400 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £658 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £393
% change year-on-year
+3.55% -1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+14.13% +21.85%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
262 309 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 80.62% 74.82% 66.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 154 83
Median daily rate £388 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £135.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.88% +409.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £135.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £135.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Liverpool +2 10 £388 -27.90% 3
Southport - 1 £388 -
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 9 (45.00%) Project Management
2 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (25.00%) Middleware
4 5 (25.00%) IBM
4 5 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
4 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
4 5 (25.00%) SDLC
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (20.00%) Citrix
5 4 (20.00%) Web Services
5 4 (20.00%) Siebel
5 4 (20.00%) HTTP
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.00%) Project Governance
7 2 (10.00%) Change Control
7 2 (10.00%) Operations Management
7 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
7 2 (10.00%) Business Performance Management
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Capability Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Support Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Training Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Middleware
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) Laravel
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (25.00%) SDLC
3 5 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
3 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.00%) Business Performance Management
5 2 (10.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Content Management
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Operations Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Governance
5 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Management
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) PHP
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
2 4 (20.00%) Siebel
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Progress