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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 14 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 9 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.56% 3.66% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.89% 4.69% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
Average daily rate
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£387 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £363 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £440 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.38 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+9.95% -9.05%
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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
114 192 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 70.37% 78.05% 74.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 121 90
Average daily rate £387 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.54% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £528 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 5 (38.46%) Supplier Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Service Management
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
3 3 (23.08%) User Experience
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 3 (23.08%) SLA
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (15.38%) Log4j
4 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Spring
4 2 (15.38%) Maven
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
4 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (15.38%) QA
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
4 2 (15.38%) CMMI

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (15.38%) WebSphere
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Log4j
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) IntelliJ
2 2 (15.38%) JUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Applications Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Auditor
2 2 (15.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Head of Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Head of Security
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
1 2 (15.38%) JSON
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) JSP
1 2 (15.38%) Servlets
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
1 2 (15.38%) JAX-WS
1 2 (15.38%) Apache CXF
1 2 (15.38%) RESTful
1 2 (15.38%) Spring MVC
1 2 (15.38%) HTML5
1 2 (15.38%) REST
1 2 (15.38%) JAX-RS
1 2 (15.38%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Wiki
2 2 (15.38%) Blog
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.69%) FMCG
3 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Supplier Management
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
4 2 (15.38%) CMMI
4 2 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) QMS
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Ruby
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) HNC
1 2 (15.38%) HND
2 1 (7.69%) CISA
2 1 (7.69%) CISM
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 2 (15.38%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (7.69%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) IBM
1 2 (15.38%) SAP