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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 31 47 56
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 24 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.27% 2.16% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.18% 2.65% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 2
Median daily rate £450 £415 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -17.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £481
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.40% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £18.05 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+52.35% -19.77%

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
463 415 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 82.38% 81.37% 82.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 337 341
Median daily rate £475 £413 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £145 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 26
Median hourly rate £17.43 £67.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.17% +181.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 January 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 January 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 +15 19 £450 +10.42% 24
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 13 (26.53%) Project Management
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.37%) SQL
4 8 (16.33%) Linux
4 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.33%) QA
5 7 (14.29%) JIRA
5 7 (14.29%) Java
6 6 (12.24%) .NET
6 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
6 6 (12.24%) Windows
6 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (12.24%) Confluence
6 6 (12.24%) Waterfall
6 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
7 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
7 5 (10.20%) Web Development
7 5 (10.20%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.20%) Scrum
7 5 (10.20%) Publishing
7 5 (10.20%) C#
7 5 (10.20%) LDAP
7 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
8 4 (8.16%) Web Services
8 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
8 4 (8.16%) Migration

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 6 (12.24%) Confluence
2 3 (6.12%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) JBoss
3 1 (2.04%) nginx
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.12%) Office 365
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.04%) Route 53
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) LDAP
2 3 (6.12%) DHCP
2 3 (6.12%) DNS
2 3 (6.12%) Skype
3 1 (2.04%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) JIRA
2 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.08%) Selenium
3 2 (4.08%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.04%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.04%) JBehave
4 1 (2.04%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.04%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (10.20%) Publishing
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Developer
1 10 (20.41%) Project Manager
2 9 (18.37%) Administrator
3 6 (12.24%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) C# Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Software Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Development Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Development Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) OBIEE Administrator
5 4 (8.16%) Software Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Delivery Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Software Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Software Delivery Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
2 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.16%) Web Services
4 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.04%) Java EE
5 1 (2.04%) JSON
5 1 (2.04%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.04%) LAMP
5 1 (2.04%) POSIX
5 1 (2.04%) RESTful
5 1 (2.04%) SOAP
5 1 (2.04%) XML
5 1 (2.04%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.12%) BYOD
2 3 (6.12%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Linux
2 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.16%) Debian
4 3 (6.12%) CentOS
4 3 (6.12%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Project Management
2 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
3 6 (12.24%) Waterfall
4 5 (10.20%) Automated Testing
4 5 (10.20%) Scrum
4 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.20%) Web Development
5 4 (8.16%) BDD
5 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
5 4 (8.16%) Data Architecture
5 4 (8.16%) DevOps
5 4 (8.16%) Migration
5 4 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.16%) Regression Testing
5 4 (8.16%) Resource Allocation
5 4 (8.16%) Software Delivery
5 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) Java
3 5 (10.20%) C#
4 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.12%) Python
6 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.08%) Ruby
6 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.04%) AWK
7 1 (2.04%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) sed
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (6.12%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (6.12%) vSphere
2 3 (6.12%) XenApp
2 3 (6.12%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.04%) Docker
3 1 (2.04%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Puppet
2 3 (6.12%) AppDNA
2 3 (6.12%) EdgeSight
2 3 (6.12%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) SCOM
3 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.04%) Ansible
4 1 (2.04%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.04%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Citrix
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Talend
4 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.04%) EMC
4 1 (2.04%) Isilon
4 1 (2.04%) NetApp
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.04%) Sage
4 1 (2.04%) Telerik
4 1 (2.04%) Veeam
4 1 (2.04%) VMware