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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 55 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.81% 0.42% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.52% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
Median daily rate £450 £436 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +24.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £18.05 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+45.42% -19.77%

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
525 578 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 85.23% 81.87% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 278 371
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.17 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017, 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 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Retail
3 6 (42.86%) Supplier Management
3 6 (42.86%) Automotive
4 5 (35.71%) Avaya
4 5 (35.71%) CRM
5 4 (28.57%) Legal
6 3 (21.43%) CMS
6 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
6 3 (21.43%) B2C
6 3 (21.43%) SLA
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 3 (21.43%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (21.43%) Business Development
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (21.43%) Banking
6 3 (21.43%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) User Experience
7 2 (14.29%) German Language
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) IVR
7 2 (14.29%) Unix
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
8 1 (7.14%) Military
8 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity

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 3 (21.43%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Retail
3 6 (42.86%) Automotive
4 4 (28.57%) Legal
5 3 (21.43%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) German Language
7 1 (7.14%) Military
7 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) IT Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Operations Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Supplier Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Business Finance Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Finance Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Mortgage Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Coach
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Hadoop Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum Master
3 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) JSON
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (14.29%) IVR
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Supplier Management
2 5 (35.71%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) B2C
3 3 (21.43%) Business Development
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Regulatory Compliance
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (21.43%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Scala
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CEH
2 1 (7.14%) CREST Certified
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) OSCP
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Avaya
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft