The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 35 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.25% 2.31% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 3.28% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£510 £538 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.11% +26.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.63% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £11.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+104.54% -33.33%
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Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
282 122 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 79.21% 70.52% 71.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 71 110
Average daily rate £450 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 9
Average hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £13.69 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £39.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Continuous Improvement
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement.

1 10 (90.91%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) QA
2 5 (45.45%) Change Control
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (36.36%) Data Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (36.36%) ETL
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) ISEB
6 1 (9.09%) Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Information Management
6 1 (9.09%) Publishing
6 1 (9.09%) Validation
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (9.09%) Line Management
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) P3O

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) OBIEE Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Systems Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Change Control
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (36.36%) Data Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) ETL
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Information Management
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) P3O
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
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