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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 22 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.63% 0.57% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £250 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £381
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -8.18%
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
154 141 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 81.05% 80.11% 67.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 81 61
Median daily rate £325 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Median hourly rate £11.23 £15.50 £12.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.56% +20.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £20.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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 1 July 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 - 2 - -
Continuous Improvement
West Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (33.33%) Content Management
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (33.33%) WebCenter
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Records Management
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (16.67%) CISMP
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Degree

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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) CRM Architect
1 1 (16.67%) DBA
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Head of Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Head of Information
1 1 (16.67%) Head of Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) Head of Security
1 1 (16.67%) Head of Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (33.33%) WebCenter
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
1 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Content Management
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Records Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) CISMP
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle