The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 51 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 9 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.42% 1.71% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.46% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£490 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.51% +5.00%
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%
Continuous Improvement
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
503 284 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.34% 69.44% 73.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 147 195
Average daily rate £435 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 22
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £13.35 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -11 8 £510 -5.11% 21
Abingdon - - - - 9
Banbury - - - - 1
Faringdon - - - -
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 13 (92.86%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (42.86%) ETL
3 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (42.86%) Data Architecture
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (35.71%) Change Control
4 5 (35.71%) QA
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) Publishing
7 2 (14.29%) ISEB
8 1 (7.14%) ERP
8 1 (7.14%) CSS
8 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 1 (7.14%) HTML
8 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (7.14%) SQL
8 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
8 1 (7.14%) Validation
8 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (7.14%) Banking
8 1 (7.14%) Information Management
8 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.14%) Pentaho
8 1 (7.14%) Data Integration

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (7.14%) Pentaho
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Publishing
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) OBIEE Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) PMO Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) ETL
3 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (42.86%) Data Architecture
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (35.71%) Change Control
4 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
6 1 (7.14%) Information Management
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) P3O
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
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