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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 37 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 22 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.57% 1.85% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 2.29% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 5
Median daily rate £400 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £396 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%

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
502 436 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 81.49% 80.74% 83.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 351 365
Median daily rate £475 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 26
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.16% +11.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £15.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £115.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +4 12 £410 -4.65% 13
Abingdon - 5 £413 - 7
Witney - 1 £263 - 3
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 14 (25.00%) Project Management
1 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
3 12 (21.43%) QA
4 11 (19.64%) SQL
5 8 (14.29%) Java
6 7 (12.50%) C#
6 7 (12.50%) .NET
6 7 (12.50%) Linux
6 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
7 6 (10.71%) Automated Testing
7 6 (10.71%) JIRA
7 6 (10.71%) Performance Testing
7 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (8.93%) Confluence
8 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
8 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
8 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.93%) Scrum
8 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
8 5 (8.93%) LDAP
8 5 (8.93%) Windows
8 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
8 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 4 (7.14%) Resource Allocation
9 4 (7.14%) Python
9 4 (7.14%) Web Services
9 4 (7.14%) ITIL

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 5 (8.93%) Confluence
2 3 (5.36%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) nginx
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.14%) Office 365
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.79%) Route 53
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) LDAP
2 3 (5.36%) DHCP
2 3 (5.36%) DNS
2 3 (5.36%) Skype
3 1 (1.79%) BGP
3 1 (1.79%) Intranet
3 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.79%) MPLS
3 1 (1.79%) OSPF
3 1 (1.79%) VPN
3 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) JIRA
2 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.57%) Selenium
3 2 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.79%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.79%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.79%) JBehave
4 1 (1.79%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.79%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (7.14%) Publishing
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Billing
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) Administrator
2 10 (17.86%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.71%) C# Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) C# Software Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (7.14%) OBIEE Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Product Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.14%) Web Services
4 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.79%) CSS
5 1 (1.79%) CSS3
5 1 (1.79%) HTML5
5 1 (1.79%) Java EE
5 1 (1.79%) jQuery
5 1 (1.79%) JSON
5 1 (1.79%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.79%) LAMP
5 1 (1.79%) Node.js
5 1 (1.79%) POSIX
5 1 (1.79%) RESTful
5 1 (1.79%) Sass
5 1 (1.79%) XML
5 1 (1.79%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.36%) BYOD
2 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.36%) User Experience
3 2 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.14%) Debian
4 3 (5.36%) CentOS
4 3 (5.36%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (25.00%) Project Management
2 6 (10.71%) Automated Testing
2 6 (10.71%) Performance Testing
3 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
3 5 (8.93%) Scrum
3 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
4 4 (7.14%) BDD
4 4 (7.14%) Data Architecture
4 4 (7.14%) DevOps
4 4 (7.14%) Migration
4 4 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 4 (7.14%) Resource Allocation
4 4 (7.14%) Software Delivery
4 4 (7.14%) TDD
4 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) Java
3 7 (12.50%) C#
4 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.14%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.36%) Ruby
6 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.57%) Perl
6 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) AWK
7 1 (1.79%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
1 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (5.36%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (5.36%) vSphere
2 3 (5.36%) XenApp
2 3 (5.36%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.79%) Docker
3 1 (1.79%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Puppet
2 3 (5.36%) AppDNA
2 3 (5.36%) EdgeSight
2 3 (5.36%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) SCOM
3 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.79%) Ansible
4 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.79%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Citrix
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.57%) Talend
4 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.79%) EMC
4 1 (1.79%) Isilon
4 1 (1.79%) NetApp
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.79%) Sage
4 1 (1.79%) Sybase
4 1 (1.79%) Telerik
4 1 (1.79%) Veeam
4 1 (1.79%) VMware