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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 59 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 16 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.69% 0.79% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.13% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Average daily rate
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£374 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +9.63%
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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
684 621 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.30% 70.17% 71.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 285 287
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 13
Average hourly rate £37.09 £18.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.05% -40.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £15.45 £25.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.52 £22.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 13 (54.17%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
2 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) Change Control
3 5 (20.83%) Marketing
3 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 5 (20.83%) PMI Certification
4 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.67%) PMP
4 4 (16.67%) MS Office
4 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (12.50%) Radian6
5 3 (12.50%) Coaching
5 3 (12.50%) Social Media
5 3 (12.50%) Spiceworks
5 3 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
5 3 (12.50%) Social Media Marketing
5 3 (12.50%) Eloqua
5 3 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (12.50%) Facebook
5 3 (12.50%) Twitter
5 3 (12.50%) Campaign Management
5 3 (12.50%) Amdocs
5 3 (12.50%) Business Development
5 3 (12.50%) Maya
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.67%) MS Office
3 3 (12.50%) Maya
3 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Radian6
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
1 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Marketing
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Planning Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Social Media Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Process Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
4 1 (4.17%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) PMO Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) SOAP
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Social Media
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Wiki
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) DataPower
4 1 (4.17%) PMI
4 1 (4.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
2 7 (29.17%) Change Control
3 4 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.50%) SEO
4 3 (12.50%) Workflow
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
4 3 (12.50%) Social Media Marketing
4 3 (12.50%) Business Development
4 3 (12.50%) Campaign Management
4 3 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) PMI Certification
3 4 (16.67%) PMP
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 14001
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Ericsson
1 3 (12.50%) Nokia
1 3 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (12.50%) Remedy
1 3 (12.50%) Amdocs
1 3 (12.50%) Google
1 3 (12.50%) Huawei
1 3 (12.50%) Spiceworks
1 3 (12.50%) Eloqua
1 3 (12.50%) Facebook
1 3 (12.50%) Twitter
1 3 (12.50%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) BT