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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 35 67 45
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -22
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 28 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.73% 0.91% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.00% 1.16% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 3
Median daily rate £425 £431 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £369 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -8.18%
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
467 602 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 78.89% 78.59% 71.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 421 236
Median daily rate £420 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 21
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £15.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +41.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.10 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £45.00 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Oxford +17 19 £438 -2.77% 10
Abingdon - 2 £400 - 2
Kidlington - 2 £450 - 1
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) Java
3 18 (46.15%) Project Management
4 15 (38.46%) Process Improvement
5 14 (35.90%) SQL
6 13 (33.33%) Change Management
6 13 (33.33%) QA
7 12 (30.77%) Computer Science
7 12 (30.77%) Scrum
7 12 (30.77%) JUnit
7 12 (30.77%) Product Management
8 11 (28.21%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
8 11 (28.21%) Test Planning
8 11 (28.21%) Web Services
8 11 (28.21%) Degree
9 10 (25.64%) JIRA
9 10 (25.64%) Performance Testing
9 10 (25.64%) Maven
9 10 (25.64%) Confluence
9 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (25.64%) Time Management
9 10 (25.64%) Kanban
10 9 (23.08%) Talend Open Studio
10 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (23.08%) Talend
10 9 (23.08%) SoapUI
10 9 (23.08%) API Testing
10 9 (23.08%) Defect Tracking

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 10 (25.64%) Confluence
2 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Kentico
4 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Boomi
3 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) DHCP
1 2 (5.13%) DNS
1 2 (5.13%) FTP
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) JUnit
2 11 (28.21%) Jenkins
3 10 (25.64%) JIRA
3 10 (25.64%) Maven
4 9 (23.08%) SoapUI
4 9 (23.08%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (7.69%) IntelliJ
6 2 (5.13%) Selenium
General
1 6 (15.38%) Publishing
2 3 (7.69%) Advertising
3 2 (5.13%) Back Office
3 2 (5.13%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Service Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Development Manager
5 3 (7.69%) QA Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Software Manager
6 2 (5.13%) ETL Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Senior QA Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior QA Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) Web Services
2 9 (23.08%) SOAP
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) Spring Boot
4 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.13%) Java EE
4 2 (5.13%) Node.js
4 2 (5.13%) PostGIS
4 2 (5.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.13%) W3C
5 1 (2.56%) CMDB
5 1 (2.56%) Economics
5 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) CentOS
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) Project Management
3 15 (38.46%) Process Improvement
4 13 (33.33%) Change Management
5 12 (30.77%) Product Management
5 12 (30.77%) Scrum
6 11 (28.21%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (28.21%) Test Planning
7 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (25.64%) Kanban
7 10 (25.64%) Performance Testing
7 10 (25.64%) Time Management
8 9 (23.08%) API Testing
8 9 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
8 9 (23.08%) IT Audit
9 7 (17.95%) Data Validation
9 7 (17.95%) Validation
10 6 (15.38%) ETL
11 5 (12.82%) ITIL
11 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Perl
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
4 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.13%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (2.56%) Firmware
3 1 (2.56%) vCloud
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Ansible
1 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Talend
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) VMware
4 3 (7.69%) Sitecore
4 3 (7.69%) Tableau
5 2 (5.13%) Dell
5 2 (5.13%) ForgeRock
5 2 (5.13%) Informatica
5 2 (5.13%) Pega
5 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.56%) Cadence
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) NetApp
6 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds