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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 32 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 13 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.56% 0.99% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 1.55% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£425 £350 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +94.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £21.63 £30.13
% change year-on-year
+34.10% -28.21%
Continuous Improvement
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
299 129 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 81.92% 63.55% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 78 103
Average daily rate £425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £10.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +96.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (86.36%) Project Management
2 13 (59.09%) Business Analysis
3 12 (54.55%) Oracle BI EE
3 12 (54.55%) Data Architecture
3 12 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (54.55%) ETL
3 12 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (54.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (36.36%) Oracle
5 6 (27.27%) QA
6 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (22.73%) Change Control
7 4 (18.18%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) Change Management
9 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (9.09%) ISEB
9 2 (9.09%) HTML
9 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 2 (9.09%) CSS
10 1 (4.55%) ITIL
10 1 (4.55%) Windows
10 1 (4.55%) Linux
10 1 (4.55%) Apache
10 1 (4.55%) CRM
10 1 (4.55%) PHP
10 1 (4.55%) SQL
10 1 (4.55%) MySQL
10 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
10 1 (4.55%) MS Office

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) Drupal
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Analyst
2 12 (54.55%) Developer
3 10 (45.45%) OBIEE Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (22.73%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (22.73%) Systems Developer
5 5 (22.73%) PMO Analyst
5 5 (22.73%) Technical Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle ETL Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle BI Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle BI Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) OBIEE Consultant
6 3 (13.64%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (13.64%) ETL Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Business Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) RESTful
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
2 1 (4.55%) CSS3
2 1 (4.55%) Sass
2 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Project Management
2 13 (59.09%) Business Analysis
3 12 (54.55%) ETL
3 12 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (54.55%) Data Architecture
3 12 (54.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) Change Control
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Validation
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Content Management
6 1 (4.55%) Information Management
6 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Varnish
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft