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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 20 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.96% 5.52% 4.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 7.69% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 12
Average daily rate £208 £387 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.38% -7.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £273 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £405 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.44 £31.70 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.43% +15.27%
Continuous Improvement
South East

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
144 117 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 85.21% 71.78% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 68 129
Average daily rate £400 £387 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -12.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 20
Average hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, 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 (55.56%) Learning Management System
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Document Management
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) EJB
5 1 (11.11%) JSP
5 1 (11.11%) Servlets
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) Struts
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) DB2
5 1 (11.11%) Ant
5 1 (11.11%) JUnit
5 1 (11.11%) MS Project

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) JasperReports
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) AccuRev
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) DbUnit
1 1 (11.11%) EasyMock
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Grunt
1 1 (11.11%) HttpUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Protractor
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Auditor
3 1 (11.11%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) HR Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) EJB
1 1 (11.11%) GWT
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) Java EE
1 1 (11.11%) JDO
1 1 (11.11%) JMS
1 1 (11.11%) JSF
1 1 (11.11%) JSP
1 1 (11.11%) JTA
1 1 (11.11%) Servlets
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
1 1 (11.11%) Struts
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XHTML
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Learning Management System
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Document Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) ISMS
4 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
4 1 (11.11%) Memory Management
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy