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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 23 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.65% 2.03% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 2.64% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £400 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £30.35 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.58% +10.36%
Continuous Improvement
Berkshire

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
152 227 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 83.52% 76.69% 75.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 127 115
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough 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 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 2 May 2016, 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 Slough region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Re-Platforming
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) FMCG
2 2 (28.57%) MS Project
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) GxP
2 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
2 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Grunt
1 1 (14.29%) gulp
1 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
1 1 (14.29%) Introscope
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) JProfiler
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 1 (14.29%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (28.57%) PMO Lead
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) UI Developer
2 1 (14.29%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) CSS3
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) JDBC
1 1 (14.29%) LESS
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) ODBC
1 1 (14.29%) Sass
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) FMCG
3 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
1 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Re-Platforming
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Development
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
2 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) GxP
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (14.29%) nmon
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter