The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 36 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.67% 0.82% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £11.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+104.54% -33.33%
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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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
211 172 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 70.33% 70.78% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 102 89
Average daily rate £350 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.30 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Legal
2 3 (27.27%) LAMP
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Kanban
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Confluence
3 2 (18.18%) Velocity
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Back Office
4 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (18.18%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) 3G
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) LTE
1 1 (9.09%) 4G
1 1 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Programme Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Data Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Data Protection Manager
2 2 (18.18%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Change Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Process Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) LAMP
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (18.18%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Kanban
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) WFM
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Fault Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Nortel
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix
1 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
1 1 (9.09%) Cramer
1 1 (9.09%) Huawei
1 1 (9.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks