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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 34 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 36 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.83% 1.79% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.75% 2.24% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 7
Median daily rate £450 £381 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -19.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £320 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £19.01 £21.38
% change year-on-year
+44.69% -11.08%
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
533 446 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 86.25% 79.79% 81.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 322 432
Median daily rate £463 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 32
Median hourly rate £17.43 £55.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.30% +182.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £15.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £137.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 30 £438 +9.37% 17
Kidlington - 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 24 (40.00%) Project Management
2 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.00%) QA
4 19 (31.67%) Java
5 17 (28.33%) SQL
5 17 (28.33%) JIRA
5 17 (28.33%) Performance Testing
6 16 (26.67%) Confluence
6 16 (26.67%) Scrum
7 15 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (23.33%) Product Management
8 14 (23.33%) Kanban
9 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (21.67%) Process Improvement
9 13 (21.67%) Computer Science
9 13 (21.67%) Web Services
10 12 (20.00%) Change Management
10 12 (20.00%) Talend
10 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
10 12 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
10 12 (20.00%) Time Management
11 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (18.33%) Maven
11 11 (18.33%) SOAP
11 11 (18.33%) JUnit
12 10 (16.67%) Linux
12 10 (16.67%) Validation
12 10 (16.67%) Data Validation
12 10 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (16.67%) SoapUI

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 16 (26.67%) Confluence
2 3 (5.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) JBoss
3 1 (1.67%) nginx
3 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.00%) Office 365
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.67%) Route 53
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) DHCP
2 5 (8.33%) DNS
2 5 (8.33%) LDAP
3 3 (5.00%) Skype
4 2 (3.33%) Internet
5 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.67%) Firewall
5 1 (1.67%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (28.33%) JIRA
2 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 11 (18.33%) JUnit
3 11 (18.33%) Maven
4 10 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.33%) Selenium
7 1 (1.67%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.67%) JBehave
7 1 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (15.00%) Publishing
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Project Manager
2 11 (18.33%) Test Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Administrator
4 8 (13.33%) Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.33%) Product Owner
6 5 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Development Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Development Project Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) OBIEE Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) Product Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Software Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) Web Services
2 11 (18.33%) SOAP
3 3 (5.00%) .NET
3 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.67%) Java EE
5 1 (1.67%) JSON
5 1 (1.67%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.67%) POSIX
5 1 (1.67%) RESTful
5 1 (1.67%) XML
5 1 (1.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.33%) User Experience
3 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.00%) BYOD
5 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.33%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Linux
2 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.33%) CentOS
4 4 (6.67%) Debian
5 3 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Project Management
2 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (28.33%) Performance Testing
4 16 (26.67%) Scrum
5 14 (23.33%) Kanban
5 14 (23.33%) Product Management
6 13 (21.67%) Process Improvement
7 12 (20.00%) Change Management
7 12 (20.00%) Time Management
8 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (16.67%) API Testing
9 10 (16.67%) Data Validation
9 10 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (16.67%) Test Planning
9 10 (16.67%) Validation
10 9 (15.00%) Defect Tracking
10 9 (15.00%) IT Audit
11 7 (11.67%) Web Development
12 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
12 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) Java
2 17 (28.33%) SQL
3 5 (8.33%) Python
4 4 (6.67%) C#
4 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.67%) Ruby
5 3 (5.00%) PHP
5 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (1.67%) AWK
7 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.67%) C++
7 1 (1.67%) sed
7 1 (1.67%) VB
7 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) CCNA
2 1 (1.67%) CCNP
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (35.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (5.00%) vSphere
2 3 (5.00%) XenApp
2 3 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.67%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Puppet
2 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.00%) Ansible
3 3 (5.00%) AppDNA
3 3 (5.00%) EdgeSight
3 3 (5.00%) SCCM
3 3 (5.00%) SCOM
4 1 (1.67%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Talend
2 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.00%) Citrix
3 3 (5.00%) VMware
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco
5 1 (1.67%) EMC
5 1 (1.67%) Isilon
5 1 (1.67%) NetApp
5 1 (1.67%) Sage
5 1 (1.67%) Telerik
5 1 (1.67%) Veeam