The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 45 66 69
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 20 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.95% 0.86% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 1.06% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 4
Median daily rate £400 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.21% -8.33%
Continuous Improvement
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
572 660 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.49% 80.78% 77.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 361 436
Median daily rate £410 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 21
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +220.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £40.00 £15.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 15 (57.69%) Retail
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Python
3 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
3 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
3 7 (26.92%) Technical Analysis
3 7 (26.92%) DevOps
3 7 (26.92%) Software Delivery
4 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
4 6 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 6 (23.08%) Degree
4 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
4 6 (23.08%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) Oracle
4 6 (23.08%) ERP
5 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) SLA
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 4 (15.38%) COBIT
6 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (15.38%) Supplier Management
7 3 (11.54%) SDLC
7 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (11.54%) Logistics
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) ATM

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) Couchbase
2 2 (7.69%) Redis
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
General
1 15 (57.69%) Retail
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) IT Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Development Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Software Development Manager
2 7 (26.92%) Software Manager
3 6 (23.08%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Senior IT Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Chief Technology Officer
4 4 (15.38%) Head of Information
4 4 (15.38%) Head of Information Systems
4 4 (15.38%) Head of Strategy
4 4 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) ERP Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Supply Chain Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Supply Chain Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (26.92%) DevOps
1 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
1 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
1 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
1 7 (26.92%) Software Delivery
1 7 (26.92%) Technical Analysis
2 6 (23.08%) Business Analysis
2 6 (23.08%) ERP
3 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) Supplier Management
3 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 3 (11.54%) Logistics
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) SDLC
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) Microservices
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Python
2 6 (23.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
2 3 (11.54%) PMP
2 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (7.69%) CITP
3 2 (7.69%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) COBIT
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) EMC
3 1 (3.85%) Remedy
3 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.85%) VMware