The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
England / North West
Rank 92 111 113
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 42 47 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.60% 1.24% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.51% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 16
Median daily rate £481 £420 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £23.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+17.02% -31.38%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2157 3106 2625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.11% 82.21% 77.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1866 1500
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 142 112
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 17 £369 -12.20% 21
Cheshire +32 15 £500 +42.85% 7
Merseyside +1 6 £475 -17.39% 2
Cumbria - 2 £180 -
Lancashire +13 1 £375 +7.14% 2
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 North West region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 60 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.86%) ITIL
3 29 (25.00%) Finance
4 27 (23.28%) Change Management
5 25 (21.55%) DevOps
6 24 (20.69%) Scrum
6 24 (20.69%) Project Management
7 23 (19.83%) Open Source
8 21 (18.10%) PRINCE2
9 20 (17.24%) SaaS
9 20 (17.24%) PaaS
9 20 (17.24%) IaaS
10 19 (16.38%) Oracle
10 19 (16.38%) Microsoft
11 18 (15.52%) Oracle Database
12 17 (14.66%) Data Management
13 16 (13.79%) Oracle EBS R12
14 15 (12.93%) Problem Management
14 15 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (12.93%) Oracle EBS
15 14 (12.07%) Security Cleared
15 14 (12.07%) Oracle Application Server
15 14 (12.07%) Oracle Database 12c
15 14 (12.07%) High Availability
16 12 (10.34%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 12 (10.34%) SC Cleared
16 12 (10.34%) QA
16 12 (10.34%) MS Excel
17 11 (9.48%) MS PowerPoint
17 11 (9.48%) Analytical Skills

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 14 (12.07%) Oracle Application Server
2 7 (6.03%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.45%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.59%) IIS
4 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.86%) Apache
6 1 (0.86%) CMS
6 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.45%) MS Project
4 2 (1.72%) MS Office
4 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (13.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (12.93%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.24%) IaaS
1 20 (17.24%) PaaS
1 20 (17.24%) SaaS
2 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.59%) GitHub
5 2 (1.72%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.86%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) Internet
2 3 (2.59%) Network Security
2 3 (2.59%) NFC
2 3 (2.59%) RFID
2 3 (2.59%) VLAN
3 2 (1.72%) Firewall
3 2 (1.72%) Intranet
3 2 (1.72%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.72%) LAN
4 1 (0.86%) DHCP
4 1 (0.86%) DNS
4 1 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.86%) IPsec
4 1 (0.86%) Skype
4 1 (0.86%) SSH
4 1 (0.86%) SSL
4 1 (0.86%) VoIP
4 1 (0.86%) VPN
4 1 (0.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.52%) Oracle Database
2 14 (12.07%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (8.62%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.45%) Big Data
5 4 (3.45%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.59%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.59%) HDInsight
6 3 (2.59%) MySQL
6 3 (2.59%) Spark SQL
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.72%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.86%) DB2
8 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.45%) JIRA
3 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.86%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.86%) Selenium
5 1 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Legal
3 4 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.45%) Marketing
4 3 (2.59%) Electronics
4 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.72%) Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (16.38%) Analyst
2 14 (12.07%) DBA
2 14 (12.07%) Oracle DBA
3 11 (9.48%) Developer
4 10 (8.62%) Scrum Master
5 9 (7.76%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.03%) Architect
6 7 (6.03%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.17%) Agile Coach
7 6 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Agile Scrum Master
8 5 (4.31%) Operational Support Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Operations Support Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Administrator
9 4 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Software Manager
10 3 (2.59%) Process Analyst
10 3 (2.59%) Software Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) AngularJS
2 6 (5.17%) Node.js
2 6 (5.17%) Velocity
3 5 (4.31%) .NET
4 4 (3.45%) CSS
5 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.59%) HTML
5 3 (2.59%) Spark Streaming
6 2 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.72%) Web Services
7 1 (0.86%) CSS3
7 1 (0.86%) HTML5
7 1 (0.86%) React
7 1 (0.86%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.17%) Tandem
4 5 (4.31%) User Experience
5 3 (2.59%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.72%) NHS
7 1 (0.86%) AS400
7 1 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.86%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.86%) IVR
7 1 (0.86%) Life Science
7 1 (0.86%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.86%) PKI
7 1 (0.86%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.86%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.62%) Windows
2 9 (7.76%) Linux
3 7 (6.03%) AIX
3 7 (6.03%) Unix
3 7 (6.03%) Windows 2000
3 7 (6.03%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.59%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.86%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.86%) ITIL
3 27 (23.28%) Change Management
4 25 (21.55%) DevOps
5 24 (20.69%) Project Management
5 24 (20.69%) Scrum
6 23 (19.83%) Open Source
7 21 (18.10%) PRINCE2
8 17 (14.66%) Data Management
9 15 (12.93%) Problem Management
9 15 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (12.07%) High Availability
11 12 (10.34%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 11 (9.48%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (8.62%) BDD
13 10 (8.62%) TDD
14 9 (7.76%) Coaching
14 9 (7.76%) Kanban
14 9 (7.76%) Service Delivery
15 8 (6.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.76%) SQL
2 8 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.17%) Java
4 5 (4.31%) C#
5 4 (3.45%) PHP
6 3 (2.59%) Python
7 1 (0.86%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.86%) PHP 5
7 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.86%) RPG
7 1 (0.86%) RPG IV
7 1 (0.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.31%) Degree
4 2 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.72%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.86%) CCA
5 1 (0.86%) CCNA
5 1 (0.86%) CISA
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.86%) CISSP
5 1 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.86%) HNC
5 1 (0.86%) HND
5 1 (0.86%) MCSE
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.86%) PMP
5 1 (0.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.34%) QA
2 6 (5.17%) SLA
3 4 (3.45%) PMO
4 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.86%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.86%) GDPR
5 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (16.38%) Microsoft
1 19 (16.38%) Oracle
2 8 (6.90%) ServiceNow
3 4 (3.45%) SAP
4 3 (2.59%) Snow
5 2 (1.72%) Citrix
5 2 (1.72%) Google
5 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.86%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.86%) Cisco
6 1 (0.86%) F5
6 1 (0.86%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.86%) Juniper
6 1 (0.86%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.86%) Tableau
6 1 (0.86%) VMware
6 1 (0.86%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.86%) Wyse
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