The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 30 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 15 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.01% 0.26% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 0.33% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
Median daily rate £400 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £376
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.21% -8.33%
Continuous Improvement
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
325 302 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 86.90% 78.65% 82.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 199 175
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £525 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.20 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Northampton - 10 £400 -
Kettering - 2 £375 - 3
Continuous Improvement
East Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 6 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (20.83%) IBM Blueworks
3 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Retail
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 4 (16.67%) ERP
4 4 (16.67%) DNA
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.50%) Linux
5 3 (12.50%) Firmware
5 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 3 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) Device Driver
5 3 (12.50%) Automotive
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Logistics
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (8.33%) Wind River
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (8.33%) PMP
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.33%) Telecoms

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) ATM
1 1 (4.17%) BGP
1 1 (4.17%) GSM
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
1 1 (4.17%) IPv4
1 1 (4.17%) LTE
1 1 (4.17%) MegaStream
1 1 (4.17%) MPLS
1 1 (4.17%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (4.17%) SDH
1 1 (4.17%) UMTS
1 1 (4.17%) VoLTE
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Automotive
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Electronics
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 5 (20.83%) IT Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Senior IT Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Process Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) ERP Manager
5 2 (8.33%) ERP Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Supply Chain Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Supply Chain Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Supply Chain Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Device Driver
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.17%) PMI
4 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) VxWorks
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 6 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) DNA
4 4 (16.67%) ERP
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Logistics
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Workflow
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Assembly Language
1 1 (4.17%) C
1 1 (4.17%) C++
1 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
1 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.33%) PMP
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (4.17%) CCDA
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) HND
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) MCP
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) MCSD
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco
1 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (8.33%) Wind River
2 1 (4.17%) BT
2 1 (4.17%) Ericsson
2 1 (4.17%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Huawei
2 1 (4.17%) Mapinfo
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Nokia
2 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
2 1 (4.17%) Remedy
2 1 (4.17%) Tableau
2 1 (4.17%) Tellabs
2 1 (4.17%) Virgin Media
2 1 (4.17%) VMware