The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 43 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 20 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.86% 1.77% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 2.23% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Median daily rate £450 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £280 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £520 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
566 808 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.86% 79.45% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 475 377
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Reading region.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Reading region.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 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 Reading region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 10 (41.67%) Service Management
2 9 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 8 (33.33%) SLA
3 8 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Huawei
4 7 (29.17%) Process Improvement
5 5 (20.83%) Degree
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Change Management
7 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Test Management
7 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (8.33%) Smart Meter
8 2 (8.33%) BDD
8 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
8 2 (8.33%) TDD
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (8.33%) SOAP
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco
8 2 (8.33%) Java
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle
8 2 (8.33%) JUnit
8 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
8 2 (8.33%) Unix

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) 3G
1 1 (4.17%) 4G
1 1 (4.17%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) IMAP
1 1 (4.17%) Junos
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) LDAP
1 1 (4.17%) MRTG
1 1 (4.17%) SMPP
1 1 (4.17%) SMS
1 1 (4.17%) SMTP
1 1 (4.17%) SNMP
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (4.17%) FitNesse
2 1 (4.17%) NUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Problem Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement Manager
4 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous improvement Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Core Network Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Developer in Test
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Problem Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Service Transition Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache CXF
2 1 (4.17%) CORBA
2 1 (4.17%) Java EE
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (8.33%) Smart Meter
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Service Management
2 9 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 8 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Process Improvement
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) Test Management
7 2 (8.33%) BDD
7 2 (8.33%) Service Design
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement Process
8 1 (4.17%) DevOps
8 1 (4.17%) Feasibility Study
8 1 (4.17%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (4.17%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) CIPD
4 1 (4.17%) HNC
4 1 (4.17%) HND
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Huawei
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Aruba
3 1 (4.17%) Avaya
3 1 (4.17%) Clearswift
3 1 (4.17%) ForgeRock
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Juniper
3 1 (4.17%) Pega
3 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
Reading, Berkshire
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary/day rate
Posted: 26 days ago