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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 48 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 10 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.85% 1.70% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.08% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Average daily rate £423 £483 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.43% -10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £440 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £518 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £354
% change year-on-year
- +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.73 £22.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +104.54%
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
435 528 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.26% 81.61% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 337 161
Average daily rate £413 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 23
Average hourly rate £67.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £27.50 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 9 £415 -15.30% 7
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (36.36%) Oracle
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 7 (31.82%) Kimball Methodology
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle OWB
2 7 (31.82%) Data Analysis
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (27.27%) Release Management
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) ETL
3 6 (27.27%) Data Architecture
3 6 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) Change Management
4 5 (22.73%) Service Management
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Statistics
5 4 (18.18%) Network Management
6 3 (13.64%) Junos
6 3 (13.64%) MRTG
6 3 (13.64%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (13.64%) RESTful

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
1 3 (13.64%) Junos
1 3 (13.64%) MRTG
1 3 (13.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.55%) Electronics
1 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) OBIEE Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Service Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) OBIEE Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle BI Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle BI Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Workflow Developer
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) RESTful
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) CSS3
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) HTML5
2 2 (9.09%) JSON
2 2 (9.09%) React
2 2 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) Java EE
3 1 (4.55%) Java EE 5
3 1 (4.55%) JPA
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Statistics
2 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Data Analysis
1 7 (31.82%) Kimball Methodology
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 6 (27.27%) Data Architecture
2 6 (27.27%) ETL
2 6 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (27.27%) Release Management
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (22.73%) Change Management
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
3 5 (22.73%) Service Management
4 4 (18.18%) Network Management
5 2 (9.09%) Process Management
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Avaya
2 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Clearswift
2 3 (13.64%) Juniper
3 2 (9.09%) Informatica
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com