The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 47 40 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.62% 1.23% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.70% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£513 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £16.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.56% -22.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
321 352 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 66.05% 72.28% 67.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 237 193
Average daily rate £360 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 29
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £42.75 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Continuous Improvement
South East

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 23 July 2014. 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
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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
Banbury - 1 - -
Oxford - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) QA
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Couchbase
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (22.22%) Couchbase
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Change Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Software Development Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Communications Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Development Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Software Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Change and Release Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Release Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Information Management
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA