The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 25 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.57% 2.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 3.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Median daily rate £400 £368 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
190 130 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 84.82% 86.09% 61.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 87 53
Median daily rate £340 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £420 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £12.35 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.91% -39.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £400 - 1
Stafford - 1 £475 -
Tamworth - 1 £275 -
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
1 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
1 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
2 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Content Management
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (15.38%) WebCenter
4 2 (15.38%) Middleware
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) MuleSoft
5 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.69%) IVR
5 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Service Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Head of Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Head of Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) CRM Architect
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Architect
3 1 (7.69%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior PMO
3 1 (7.69%) Senior PMO Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (15.38%) WebCenter
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) IVR
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
1 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Content Management
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
4 1 (7.69%) QMS
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) MuleSoft
3 1 (7.69%) WSO2