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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 51 68 50
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 12 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.92% 0.89% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 1.11% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Median daily rate £449 £283 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.84% -18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £133 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £411 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.35 - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%
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
511 814 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 81.76% 80.67% 78.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 480 362
Median daily rate £438 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 20
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.49 £9.05 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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
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 24 September 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 19 (52.78%) Retail
2 14 (38.89%) Finance
3 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.00%) Java
4 9 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 8 (22.22%) Oracle
5 8 (22.22%) Supplier Management
6 7 (19.44%) Load Balancing
6 7 (19.44%) Degree
6 7 (19.44%) ITIL
6 7 (19.44%) Python
6 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
6 7 (19.44%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (19.44%) DevOps
6 7 (19.44%) Software Delivery
7 6 (16.67%) MongoDB
7 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 6 (16.67%) ERP
7 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
9 4 (11.11%) COBIT
9 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (11.11%) B2C
9 4 (11.11%) Scrum
9 4 (11.11%) Automotive
10 3 (8.33%) SDLC
10 3 (8.33%) User Experience
10 3 (8.33%) Line Management
10 3 (8.33%) Big Data

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.78%) CMS
1 1 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) ATM
1 2 (5.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.33%) Big Data
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Redis
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) HP UFT
1 2 (5.56%) JMeter
1 2 (5.56%) Selenium
1 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (52.78%) Retail
2 14 (38.89%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Automotive
4 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.56%) Banking
5 2 (5.56%) German Language
5 2 (5.56%) Legal
5 2 (5.56%) Military
6 1 (2.78%) Electronics
6 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) IT Manager
2 7 (19.44%) Development Manager
2 7 (19.44%) Software Development Manager
2 7 (19.44%) Software Manager
3 6 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Senior IT Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Chief Technology Officer
4 4 (11.11%) Head of Information
4 4 (11.11%) Head of Information Systems
4 4 (11.11%) Head of Strategy
4 4 (11.11%) Supplier Manager
5 3 (8.33%) ERP Manager
5 3 (8.33%) ERP Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Supply Chain Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Supply Chain Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 3 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.78%) JSON
3 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.33%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) IVR
2 2 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 7 (19.44%) DevOps
4 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
4 7 (19.44%) ITIL
4 7 (19.44%) Load Balancing
4 7 (19.44%) Software Delivery
4 7 (19.44%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 6 (16.67%) ERP
6 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (11.11%) B2C
7 4 (11.11%) Scrum
7 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 3 (8.33%) Line Management
8 3 (8.33%) Project Management
8 3 (8.33%) SDLC
8 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) Python
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) VBScript
5 1 (2.78%) Scala
5 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 3 (8.33%) PMP
2 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.56%) CITP
3 2 (5.56%) MBA
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) COBIT
2 3 (8.33%) SLA
3 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Avaya
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) SAP