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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 52 37 44
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.19% 1.19% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 1.46% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £263 £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -31.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
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
464 274 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 86.73% 81.79% 75.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 196 192
Median daily rate £420 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 £10.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £18.52 £18.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
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 3 December 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 1 £263 -30.00% 3
Continuous Improvement
East Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 4 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
1 4 (50.00%) Line Management
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Webroot
4 1 (12.50%) Direct Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management

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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Campaign Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Campaign Marketing Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
1 4 (50.00%) Line Management
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Segmentation
3 1 (12.50%) Direct Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Webroot