The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 17 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 8 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.71% 7.36% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.80% 9.94% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 2
Average daily rate
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£340 £393 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.48% -19.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £292 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £519 £498
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 Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
138 171 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 81.18% 74.03% 75.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 109 64
Average daily rate £405 £450 £429
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £560 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
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 Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) User Experience
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) JUnit
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) JSP
3 2 (16.67%) Servlets
3 2 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) HNC
3 2 (16.67%) HND
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Apache

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) JUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (16.67%) IntelliJ
2 2 (16.67%) Log4j
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Auditor
2 2 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Security
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) J2EE
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) JSP
1 2 (16.67%) Servlets
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) XML
1 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (16.67%) Spring
1 2 (16.67%) JSON
1 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
1 2 (16.67%) JAX-WS
1 2 (16.67%) Apache CXF
1 2 (16.67%) RESTful
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
1 2 (16.67%) REST
1 2 (16.67%) JAX-RS
1 2 (16.67%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) User Experience
3 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Wiki
3 2 (16.67%) Blog
4 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (8.33%) FMCG
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (16.67%) OO
1 2 (16.67%) Service Management
1 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
1 2 (16.67%) CMMI
1 2 (16.67%) MVC
1 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
1 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (16.67%) QMS
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) TDD
1 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) People Management
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow Management
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) Python
1 2 (16.67%) Ruby
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) HNC
1 2 (16.67%) HND
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) CISA
2 1 (8.33%) CISM
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau